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07:14
07:14

IGG Scrutinizing Jinja Express Highway Financing-Gov’t President Museveni 4 1

Government has said the matter of the Jinja Express way financing has been referred to the Inspector General of Government (IGG) for scrutiny.
18:42
18:42

Isimba Dam Bridge Funds Swindled-Kadaga ministry of works 5 1 Top story

Kadaga told parliament that she forwarded the names of individuals implicated for the theft of Shillings 24 billion meant for the bridge to the president, adding that she is waiting for his response.
10:28
10:28

Physical Infrastructure Committee Approves Road Reserve Expansion ministry of works 1 Top story

A report authored by Robert Kafero Ssekitoleko, the Physical Infrastructure Committee Chairperson, notes that it is incumbent on government to secure land in form of road reserves to take care of future road expansion.
18:52
18:52

Nalubaale Bridge Poses no Safety Risk – Works Minister ministry of works 1 1

The clarity was made after a public uproar on a decision by the Uganda National Roads Authority to close part of the new Source of the Nile Bridge. The recently-commissioned bridge will be closed for three months between April 15 and July 10, to allow restoration works to replace the defective pavement and asphalt layer on the bridge.
12:46
12:46

Specialists Welcome Plan for Wider Road Reserves roads bill 2018 6 1

The nod comes amid the discussion of a draft law seeking to expand road reserves, currently under scrutiny by the physical infrastructure committee of parliament. Specialists say that Uganda requires wider roads with multiple carriageways and effective utility systems to be able to meet the needs of a growing and vibrant population.
14:25
14:25

Two Charged With Corruption for Misusing Gov't Bulldozer construction 1

Documents recovered from the suspects during investigations show that in June 2018, Tumwesigye signed a contract with Hoima sugar factory to clear the bushes at Shillings 80million, which was deposited onto his personal account.
20:22
20:22

Works Ministry Seeks UGX 50bn for New Vehicle Registration System ministry of works

The budget committee observed that the ministry intends to put in place a system that will be synchronized with the driving permits, vehicle registration and the newly installed street cameras to enhance both safety and security on the road.
17:55
17:55

Wakiso Opts for Temporary Wood Deck across River Mayanja sam mwesigwa 4 1

The decision was taken after failing to raise funds for the rehabilitation of the section of the along Nkowe-Mende-Sanga road, which was washed away when the river burst its banks last year.
17:08
17:08

MPs Welcome Proposal to Expand Road Reserves ministry of works 3

Members of Parliament have welcomed a proposal by Government to expand the size of road reserves from the current 15 to 40 meters.
11:06
11:06

Government Authorizes MV Kalangala to Ply Additional Route ministry of works 1 Top story

Isaac Ssentongo a member of the District Infrastructure Committee, says it is dangerous for a vessel without enough navigation lights to operate at night yet government lacks rescue centers.
11:26
11:26

Trucks Stall at Mpondwe Border ministry of works 2

Silver Kambere, a truck driver says he was transporting beans to Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. According to Kambere, he doesnt know when he will embark on his four day drive to DRC as the bridge is under repair.
13:27
13:27

Wakiso Road Projects Stall as Graders Break Down uganda road fund 1 1

Records from the district engineering department only 10 per cent of the roads are in good state while 90 per cent require regular maintenance and rehabilitation. In the 2018/2019 financial year, Wakiso received over 15 billion shillings for road maintenance projects, however, the district risks not utilizing the funds due to lack of road equipment.
10:05
10:05

Operation to Retrieve Capsized Boat Resumes engineer 1 Top story

On Wednesday, Asuman Mugyenyi, the Director of Operations Uganda Police Force delivered a 400m steel cable valued at Shillings 72 million to be used to pull the wreckage.
19:16
19:16

Experts Point Out Safety Issues On Uganda's Water Transport ministry of works 3 1

Twinomujuni says that according to the Vessels Registration Act 1904, Every vessel involved in navigation in any waters of Uganda is expected to undergo registration and licensing. However, to his dismay, a few operators have adhered to the said regulations. Statistics from the maritime administration department in the Ministry of Work and Transport indicates that only 170 boats of the estimated 50,000 transporting people are registered.
11:26
11:26

Lack of Equipment Hinders Road Maintenance in Fort Portal town clerk 1 1

According to the Town Clerk, Deo Ndimo, the municipality has only one grader which is in a poor mechanical state and can no longer serve its intended purpose. He says that as a result, a number of roads remain in a poor state and are left with no option other than wait for government intervention.
07:20
07:20

Gov't to Construct Regional Maritime Rescue Coordination Centres construction 2

Ali-Said Matan, the Executive Secretary, Lake Victoria Basin Commission, says among the rescue measures that have been put in place include the installation of 86 Aids to Navigation equipment in Lake Victoria in the three Partner States, enactment of Lake Victoria Transport Act 2007 and its Regulations namely Safety Regulation 2010 and Fees Regulation 2010.
17:43
17:43

Fort Portal Municipal Leaders Question Inflated Costs of Road Repair ministry of works 2 1

In the 2017/2018 financial year, the municipal council approved 460 million shillings for the construction of the 760-meter road from Fort Portal town connecting to Kamwenge-Fort Portal road.
14:51
14:51

CAA Calls For Speedy Amendment Of Aviation Law ministry of works 4 1

Luggya indicated that among other changes in the Civil Aviation Authority Act, the name of the head of the company should change from the Executive Director to Director General to meet the global standards while the name of the country should be added to precede the organization for easy identification.
14:18
14:18

Gov't Finalising Resettlement Plan for Bukasa Residents uganda 5 1

Bageya Waiswa, the Ministry of Works Permanent Secretary, says they have developed a Resettlement Action Plan-RAP, which is before the Chief government Valuer.
11:46
11:46

Dusty Roads Anger Mityana Traders accidents 4 1

Julius Musinguzi, a trader along station road, says in the past two years, residents have staged more than five demonstrations over the poor state of the roads, in vain.
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