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10:34
10:34

Truck Drivers Starve as Communities Deny them Access to Shops DRC 3 2

The drivers have been stuck for days along the Kasese-Bwera road after flood-driven debris piled at Mpondwe bridge that connects Uganda to the Democratic Republic of Congo following heavy rains on Thursday. The disaster cut off access for heavy truck drivers to the two countries, through Mpondwe.
17:53
17:53

Kabale Taxi Drivers, UNRA Feud over Space 7 2

This week UNRA chased the drivers away and deployed police officers, leaving drivers stranded.
12:13
12:13

MPs Approve Special Budget to Fix Roads Affected by Heavy Rains UNRA 3

Uganda received heavy rains in the last quarter of 2019, resulting in massive damage on roads and bridges, among other areas. Many of the roads became impassable as culverts were swept away, surfaces caved in and rivers burst their banks, especially in the districts of Mbale, Jinja, Masaka and Pakwach, among others.
14:34
14:34

UNRA Suspends Masindi Port Ferry Operation After Engine Breakdown River Nile 1 1

Charles Alex Bogere, the Ferry Master at Masindi Port says one of the engines became fault while in motion crossing the river with passengers promoting them to immediately suspending operation. Whereas a team of UNRA engineers are already working on the faulty engine, Bogere told URN they are not yet aware about when the ferry may resume operation.
10:51
10:51

UNRA Impressed by Works Along Critical Oil Roads Albertine Graben 2 5

The earmarked critical oil roads are Masindi-Biiso 54km, Hohwa-Nyairongo-Kyarushesha-Butole 25km and Kabaale-Kiziranfumbi 25.7km roads in Hoima, Buliisa Masindi and Kikuube districts. The roads all together are measuring 97km.
13:04
13:04

Residents Drag UNRA to Court for Destruction of Property 2 1

More than 170 residents of Rainbow trading centre, Iredha Shamber in Lira town are demanding compensation of their property destroyed by uncontrolled water due to lack of drainage channels on the road.
12:35
12:35

UNRA Starts Temporal Repair of Lira-Kamdini Highway World Bank 2

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Communications Officer says the temporal repair work includes feeling deep potholes with marram and opening of some filled up drainage lines on the highway.
11:19
11:19

Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operations River Nile 1

Charles Alex Bogere, the Masindi Port Ferry Master says that they conducted series of tests trips and it was confirmed to be effective for full-time operations on the water.
13:09
13:09

Masindi Port Ferry Breaks Down Two Days After Resuming Operations UNRA 1

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Communication Officer, says they have suspended the operations for six days to allow their engineers to conduct fresh repairs and maintenance. He says the ferry is expected to resume operations on August 25th, 2019. UNRA has described the breakdown as an emergency mechanical fault that occurred on the Ferry ramp system on Tuesday evening.
13:30
13:30

Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operations UNRA 2 Top story

Mark Ssali, the Communication Officer Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, says the ferry that connect Kiryandongo and Apac districts through Masindi port and Kungu route across River Nile is now operational and capable of conducting 22 trips a day.
15:01
15:01

Delayed Reconstruction of Lira-Kamdini Highway Irks Road Users oyam district 1

The highway stretching from Lira town through Corner Molem-Aboke in Kole District and Loro township in Oyam district has remained in an appalling state since 2009 when it was last rehabilitated by Dot Services Limited.
12:31
12:31

Traffic Diverted as UNRA Closes Masindi Port Ferry River Nile 1

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Communications Officer, says the ferry that connect Kiryandongo and Apac districts through Masindi port and Kungu route across River Nile has been suspended for a month. He says it will resume operations on August 12th, 2019.
19:04
19:04

UNRA Tasked to Explain Huge Expense on Contingency Liabilities 4 1

According to the report, out of the 3.8 trillion shillings of the approved budget for UNRA, the authority set aside 430 billion shillings for lawsuits against it, most of which were land-related.
16:35
16:35

Katosi Road Scam Convicts Granted Bail abraham byandala

Their taste of freedom was delivered in a ruling delivered by the Court of Appeal Registrar Ayebare Tumwebaze on behalf of Justice Cheborion Barishaki, pending the disposal of an appeal they filed challenging their conviction and sentences. Two of them; Senkeeto and Ssenjako were bailed on health grounds.
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