But the Federation of Motor Sports Associations of Uganda-FMU had requested permission to host a rally on July 24, 2022, in the Gardens, an event last held in 2013 before it was stopped by NARO over security and environmental concerns. According to FMU, the event, now one month away is a fundraising drive for Rally Ace Yusuf Bukenya, whose vehicle caught fire during a rally in Fort Portal, four years ago.
Joy Nabasa, the Public Relations Manager of French Firm Egis, which maintains the road and collects the toll on behalf of UNRA, says that they collected the money between January 8, 2022, and May 24, 2022, when the exercise began.
Vilakazi Safaris' Oketa says the company is organizing these flights purposely for first time flyers and those who love sightseeing, and to boost revenues.
Uganda Airlines itself made a whopping 7 billion shillings from 10 charters in the first quarter of this year.
India's National Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 prohibits the manufacture, distribution, financing, and consumption of illegal substances. Section 23 of the Act provides that any person who engages in illegal import or export or transshipment of narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances shall on conviction serve a jail term ranging from one year to 20 years and various fines based on the quantity of the banned substance.
The Munyonyo Minor Masilica stands at the point where the Uganda martyrs began their walk of faith to martyrdom at Namugongo execution ground on the orders of Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda Kingdom between 1885 and 1886.
Police are investigating a suspected suicide vide CRB 725/2022. Luke Owoyesigire, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson, says Kawu's "colleague alleges he heard gunshots about 2 am on the lakeside. He never minded and thought their marine colleagues had shot someone."
According to sources at the Works ministry, names of five people to constitute the probe team have been forwarded to General Katumba Wamala, the Minister of Works and Transport for approval. Katumba has not yet announced announced the team.
RwandAir, in its press statement dated April 20 says the its aircraft flight WB464 upon landing at Entebbe Airport was involved in a runway incursion as a result of bad weather. It adds that "all passengers and flight crew deplaned safely with no reported injuries."
Sadala Musoke, the Managing Director of Nation Oil Distributors limited, which operates MV Kalangala, says the ferry was grounded for more than a month because some spare parts were not available in Uganda. He explains that the spare parts are usually imported from Italy and Turkey.
Through his lawyers Muwema and CO. Advocates and Solicitors, Muleya accuses the government of unlawfully suspending and later terminating his employment contract. Mulema wrote to Bageya on March 28 as the interim board Chairman and PS Ministry of Works over the matter.
Bageya Waiswa, the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Works says that he has received complaints from islanders that NODL has not provided an alternative marine vessel to operate the Kalangala-Entebbe route for one month MV Kalangala will not be operating.
The vessel usually undergoes major maintenance every year. It suspended operations early last year and also the previous year for servicing. Sadala says the ferry's engine was overhauled last year. He explains that the ferry is supposed to have an engine overhaul after every 10,000 running hours.
Motorists pay between 3,000 to 18,000 Shillings per trip on the expressway, which connects from Kampala Northern Bypass at Busega and joins the old Entebbe Road at Mpala. The collection will be used to repay the 350 million USD loan acquired from the Exim Bank of China to construct the 51.4-kilometre expressway.