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11:17
11:17

UNRA Announces Temporary Suspension of Kazinga Ferry Services 2 4 Top story

UNRA spokesperson, Allan Ssempebwa, says that ferry services will be suspended on Thursday and Friday this week to allow the routine repair and maintenance services.
19:37
19:37

Gov’t Unveils 3-Year Plan to Merge Agencies, Departments UNRA 1

The government first mooted the proposal to merge its departments and agencies in 2018. It stemmed from reports indicating that many agencies were redundant, underperforming and duplicating work, yet they take chunks of money for their operations.
12:55
12:55

Poor State of Lira-Pader Road Irks Residents UNRA 1

Lucy Anena, a hotel owner in Corner Kilak in Pader district, says recently dozens of vehicles en-route to Lira City and Kitgum districts got stuck along the road.
16:51
16:51

UNRA Delays Evictions of Northern Bypass Taxi Operators 2 1

The Authority had initially planned to evict the taxi's on account that they are the leading cause of traffic jams and accidents along the Northern bypass. It had, on this basis, asked the taxi operators to leave areas adjacent to the 21-kilometre bypass and return to the gazetted taxi parks.
14:55
14:55

Northern Bypass Taxi Operators Agree To Relocate UNRA 3

In a statement issued by UNRA, “The creation of these taxi stages has reduced the size of the road surface available to vehicular traffic resulting into congestion along these sections and this has in turn created safety hazards for other road users.”
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.
15:36
15:36

Tear Gas, live Bullets Rock Kabale as Taxi Operators Strike Again UNRA 7 4

Patrick Twesigwome and Denis Kabudene Ampumuza, concerned taxi operators say that chasing them in front of the yard has left them stranded with nowhere to operate from.
17:53
17:53

Kabale Taxi Drivers, UNRA Feud over Space 2 7

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 5 2

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 1 2

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.
15:52
15:52

Gov’t Starts Compensating Pader District Residents UNRA 2 1

Under first section that covered Rwekunye, Akokoro, Ibuje up to Apac town, some 395 residents were evaluated but only 320 have so far been paid in full their compensation. Without divulging the total amount spent on this, Mark Ssali, the UNRA Communication Officer told the residents are being paid compensation as per the market value of [property affected and in line with the recommendation of the government chief valuer.
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.
12:07
12:07

UNRA Protests Construction of Lock-Ups in Road Reserve 7 1

Traders operating in Kabale Central market are currently constructing permanent lockups at Kabale Police Barracks playground and in the road reserve in Kigongi, Central Division along Kabale-Mbarara High Way.
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.
13:30
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.
18:55
18:55

Online Procurement in Ten Gov't Agencies to Start in August PPDA 1 2

The agencies are Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA), National Information Technology Authority Uganda, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), National social security fund, Ministry of Finance, planning and economic development, ministry of water and environment, Mpigi district local government, and Jinja district local government.
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