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15:59
15:59

Speeding UPDF Truck Knocks Dead Sembabule Man UNRA 1

The accident occurred at Kyabi trading center along Sembabule – Maddu Gomba road in Sembabule district when a speeding truck registration number H4DF 2074 knocked dead a man identified as Robert Kimbasawo, alias Faho.
17:48
17:48

Ankole, Buganda Have Best Roads, Karamoja the Worst - Katumba Wamala road network 1 2

According to General Katumba Wamala, the Ministry and Uganda National Roads Authority followed specific criteria in paving roads and overtime, the coverage will be enhanced. He says some of the technical reasons behind paving the roads include; roads critical to support agriculture, tourism, oil and gas, minerals and other economic activities.
17:27
17:27

Buvuma Leaders Plead with UNRA to Tarmac Road to Landing Site Buvuma District 4 1

The LCV Chairperson Buvuma, Alex Mabiriizi says the district is struggling to repair the road since it was not budgeted for in the 2020/2021 financial year budget.
11:54
11:54

UPDF Engineers Complete First Phase of Buhinga Stadium Construction UNRA 1

Eng Besigye Bekunda, the head of the engineering Brigade, says the major task they had to accomplish in the first phase was the construction of the perimeter wall around the stadium and they have completed it.
13:03
13:03

Kiyindi-Buvuma Ferry Grounded Due to Submerged Docking Pier UNRA 3 1 Top story

Fred Wandera, a businessman in Buvuma notes that their business are hit hard whenever the ferry is out of service. He asks government to explore other alternatives as they wait to work on the docking pier.
14:56
14:56

Heavy Rains Wash Away Major Bridge in Moroto UNRA 4 1

Trucks from Kenya to Moroto and vice versa transporting goods cannot use the road, which has hampered cross border trade between Moroto and Lodwar in Kenya.
11:12
11:12

Increasing Water Levels Interrupt Construction of Kiyindi-Kirongo Docking Piers UNRA 2 1 Top story

Engineer Ismail Kyazze, the Ferry Service Operations manager in UNRA, who is also in charge of inspecting the construction of the new ferry, says they have completed assembled the ferry and read to start work as planned.
19:54
19:54

Tini Petro, Kyenjojo-Hoima Road Construction Firm Asked to Settle Dispute Outside Court UNRA 1 1

In September last year, Tini Petro Uganda signed a contract to supply fuel to the Chinese-owned Shengli Engineering company which is constructing the 100-kilometre Kyenjojo-Kabwoya road in Hoima district. According to the contract, Shengli was supposed to pay for the fuel on a monthly basis.
22:10
22:10

NOPP Considers Hiring Kalangala Ferry to Transport Palm Oil Seedlings to Buvuma UNRA 3 1

Currently, there is a single ferry plying the route from Kiyindi landing site in Buikwe District to Kirongo landing site in Buvuma district. However, Wilson Sserunjogi, the Buvuma District Oil Palm Project Oil Person, says the ferry is in bad shape very bad shape and may not deliver the seedlings on time as anticipated.
12:28
12:28

Traders, Travelers Irked by Delayed Completion of Kampala-Jinja Road UNRA 1 6

Uganda National Roads Authority –UNRA embarked on the emergency repairs of sections along the road, covering the stretch from Nakawa to Mukono, a job tendered to a Serbian firm; Energy project-Niskogradnja. The work Which was intended to improve the pavement surface started in July 2019 and was initially planned to take nine months.
15:27
15:27

Ntungamo Municipality, UNRA Clash Over Construction of Market in Road Reserve Compensation 1 2

More than 100 developers were offered space for development of market stalls at Orubera, in Kyamate ward, Eastern Division, 2 kilometres from the Ntungamo town centre.
11:42
11:42

Engineers Blame Masaka Road Defects to Poor Construction, Delayed Maintenance performance 1 4 Top story

Badru Kiggundu, a seasoned Civil Engineer, Academic and Consultant, says most of the defects that manifest reflect the mistakes that could have been done during the designing or construction phases. He says while designing a road, every aspect is looked at even giving room for possible future changes but this couldn’t have been catered for.
19:05
19:05

Nansana’s Plan to Redesign Main Street Hangs in Balance project 1 1

According to the plan which had been proposed earlier this year, Nansana authorities wanted the stretch from Jeninah to Yesu Amala centers be redesigned to accommodate among others, extending the walkway far from the road to minimize the risk of pedestrians competing for space with motorists, creation of parking space to generate local revenue and having green fields.
10:57
10:57

UNRA Clears Moving Papyrus at Ssezibwa Bridge 2 3

Jonathan Wazimbe the Kayunga District Engineer explains that whenever the moving swamp hits the bridge it prevents water from moving, which results in flooding and thereby weakens the bridge.
07:04
07:04

Boat Operators Hike Prices After Suspension of Kiyindi-Buvuma Ferry Services UNRA 4 1 Top story

Teddy Nakato, a dealer in sweet plantain says she was forced to offload the bananas from two trucks and transport it using small boats. Nakato expresses distress for hiring trucks, which are now stranded at the island. This means she will have to pay the truck owner for extra days they will have to spend at the island without working. She pays about Shillings 250, 000 for three days.
15:43
15:43

Kaliro Residents Protest Against Poor State of Roads Uganda 1 4

The 43-kilometre stretch connects Kaliro to Kamuli district and is a key route for the transportation of agricultural produce. But according to residents, the road is increasingly becoming impassable as its tarmac shades off, amidst gazing potholes and a poor drainage system which has made it prone to accidents.
16:29
16:29

Six Perish in Namutumba Accident health center 1

According to eye witnesses, a speeding commuter taxi registration number, UBE 687L burst it's tyres along Buyange village in Magada sub-county, Namutumba district and overturned several times.
07:09
07:09

UNRA Suspends 17 Workers for Demanding Pay fuel oil 5 2 Top story

Samuel Mwegamiire one of the affected laborers, says the Authority owes him Shillings 825,000. According to Mwegamiire, he had demanded for his payment in vain as UNRA officials keep bouncing him.
09:27
09:27

Construction of Kiyindi-Buvuma Ferry nears Completion UNRA 6 1

The vessel is assembled by the Southern Engineering Co. Ltd-SECO, a marine and offshore engineering company based in Kenya to replace the old ferry which has been reportedly breaking down often, condemning residents to the use of canoes and cargo boats for transport.
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