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16:59
16:59

Low Turn Up of Passengers in Soroti, Fort Portal As Public Transport Resumes Soroti Municipality 3 2

Paul Omongin, the chairperson of Serere Drivers Association says only six taxis from Kagwara, Kamod, Pingire, Serere town and Ochapa had arrived to town in the morning. He explains that many passengers are finding it hard to cope with the new rates.
17:59
17:59

Luweero Residents Resort to Farming to Cope With Lockdown public transport 5 1

Robert Ssekyanzi the Chairperson of Luweero Boda Boda Riders’ Association says that although President Museveni allowed them to transport cargo, he used to spend days with no client which forced him to resort to farming till restriction on movement is lifted.
16:44
16:44

Kasese Taxi Drivers Demand Savings After Lock Down sacco 1

The drivers under their umbrella body, Kasese Taxi Operators Saving and Credit Scheme have been saving an average of 15,000 Shillings per day to cater for emergencies. These include accidents, sickness, loss of relatives, and payment for traffic charges, among others.
12:43
12:43

Market Vendors Embrace Digital Platforms to Keep In Business Nakawa Market 5 3 Top story

Our reporter placed an order on WhatsApp through Deo Twikiriize, the team leader Nakawa Market Online Store. He explained to URN that he was working with several vendors in the market to supply him with goods on order.
08:21
08:21

COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Church Fraudsters- Pastor Male people 1 4 Top story

Male, who is living a simple life at his home in Kawempe, says he has for some time been trying to expose fraudulent preachers who claim to have supernatural powers to offer financial blessings, physical well-being and healing among their flock in exchange for material benefits in vain.
17:39
17:39

Kasese District Offers Food Aid to Mothers, Boda Boda Riders Because of Lockdown public transport 1 1 Top story

The Kasese LC V vice chairperson Gideon Ntabose says that as local government they must be responsible in ensuring that the residents in the district survive through this period.
10:13
10:13

Police seize 57 Automobiles, Arrest 18 in Acholi Region motorcycles 3 1

The suspects were apprehended following ongoing operation in the eight districts of Acholi to implement the 14 days’ Presidential directives banning movement of buses, taxis and boda-bodas to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) contagion.
14:58
14:58

Jinja Municipal Council Staff to Work from Home municipality 1

Ochen says that the employees will be working online from home under supervision by their departmental heads.
13:10
13:10

Moroto Residents Opt to Trek Distances in the Absence of Public Transport passengers 3

There are no vehicles, in the taxi parks, yet even then, scores of travelers are seeking for transport means to move from one place, to another. But the heavy military presence in the area, has frightened even those, who would defy the presidential directive. The entire town is now soundless.
10:22
10:22

COVID -19: Boda Boda Riders Continue to Defy Ban on Public Transport UGanda Police Force 1 2

Several boda boda riders have defied the ban on Public transport, a day after President Museveni banned all public means.
20:34
20:34

Officers Storm Arua Town to Enforce Ban on Public Transport Corona 1 1 Top story

Christopher Barugahare, the West Nile Region Police Commander, said they won’t comprise on the President’s directive, saying the officers are under instructions to confront whoever acts to the contrary.
10:20
10:20

Ban on Public Transport Leaves Hundreds of Travelers Stranded in Gulu travel ban 4

By press time, heavily armed police and the military were still patrolling the bus terminals that include Buganda Pub stage; Delta Stage and Juba Stage along Gulu – Kampala highway as wells as Gulu bus main park where buses that depart at 10:00 pm, 11:00 pm and 12:00 pm always park.
17:53
17:53

Kira Municipality Releases Road Improvement Plan to Curb Gridlock street 4

Kira Municipal Town Clerk Benon Yiga stresses that over time, they have focused on short term interventions like road maintenance and filling potholes. Yiga says that the municipality will now embark on the installation of traffic lights to guide traffic flow on top of widening all the major roads linking the municipality to Kampala.
13:36
13:36

Travelers Continue to Flock Bus Terminals on Christmas, Fares Slashed Kampala 3 1

Esau Kansiime, a resident of Namugongo destined for Kabaale, says although he wanted to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ with his family, he couldn't afford to travel during the peak of the season due to among other things the hire transport fares.
07:14
07:14

Pioneer Easy Bus Negotiates Fresh Contract Terms with KCCA public transport 2 1 Top story

Joshua Zilyawulamu Sseligo, the Operations Manager Pioneer Easy Bus Company, says they would like to revamp the terms of the Private Public Partnership contract they signed with KCCA to improve their operations in the city.
13:55
13:55

Safe Boda; Can the Initiative Curtail Uganda's Death Trap? roadsafety 4 1

Kampala metropolitan area alone is estimated to have between 50,000-80,000 motorcycles as travelers opt for them over public service vans and buses. Several travelers say bodabodas are fast and convenient because they easily stroll through Kampalas bumper-to-bumper traffic and potholed roads.
16:19
16:19

Pioneer Easy Bus Company Sued over Accident public transport

Tommy Bagenga alleges that he was knocked down by a speeding Pioneer Easy bus along Najeera-Kira road on July 31 last year. The petitioner contends that the bus driver Francis Irumba recklessly rammed into his motorcycle causing him serious body injuries.
17:26
17:26

Kampala to Luweero Taxi Passengers Forced to Pay More taxi fares

If you are planning to travel from Kampala to Luweero today, have at least Ugx 10, 000 taxi fare in your pocket. A week before Christmas Day, travellers to Luweero have been paying higher taxi fares than usual already and it is going to get worse.
17:56
17:56

Museveni Nullifies Taxi Drivers and Conductors Election taxis 1 Top story

President Museveni has nullified the election of taxi operators leadership which was held on Monday (Yesterday) at Nakivubo stadium.
19:06
19:06

Taxi Strike: Drivers Insist TAPSCOM Must Go utoda 1 2

The meeting was convened amidst a strike which paralyzed public transport in Kampala as taxi drivers led by members of the National Union of Drivers, Cyclists and Allied Workers (NUDCAW) kept their cars off the streets to protest the alleged harassment and extortion by KCCA workers.
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