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10:37
10:37

15 Killed in Mayuge Accident driver 1 Top story

The deceased who were vendors from Namayingo town council were travelling to Kampala in a taxi registration number UBD 089A.
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.
15:39
15:39

Mayuge District Engineer Interdicted street

Martin Kasule, the Chief Administrative Officer, has directed Fabion Wanjukyi to handover his office to Tom Mudimbo, another engineer working under the water department.
12:48
12:48

Kira Municipality Strategizes to Benefit from Martyrs’ Day people 2 1

Authorities note that though the municipality has been hosting the day for years with a lot of indirect benefits due to the influx of people in the area for over almost a month, they have been lacking a proper plan strategized to ensure that the municipality remit some revue to its coffers.
17:04
17:04

Transporters Stranded As Police Battles Besigye Supporters in Jinja street 4 1

The Nile Bridge was blocked for close to four hours, with big vehicles parked on one lane as police conducted operations.
16:47
16:47

Four Bodies Recovered from Collapsed Jinja Building security 4

The dead have been identified as Dennis Muhoofa 28 years, Saad Basalirwa aged 18, and Joseph Isabirye. The identity of the fourth victim is yet to be established.
19:01
19:01

Two Dead, Scores Trapped As Building Collapses in Jinja road 2

The building collapsed at around 5:45 pm. It is believed that there were more than 45 workers on site.
11:42
11:42

Engineers Blame Masaka Road Defects to Poor Construction, Delayed Maintenance performance 4 1 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.
07:41
07:41

Security Guard Arrested for Gun Misuse Jinja

He is accused of releasing five bullets in the air purportedly to celebrate the Christmas holiday.
15:00
15:00

Buwate Residents Contribute Money to Upgrade Road Network street 1 4 Top story

Geoffrey Muganga, the Deputy Town Clerk Kira Municipality says although it is not the responsibility of residents to take over road works, they have since welcomed the idea, adding that they have providing residents with technical support.
10:40
10:40

Kiira RPC Directed to Enforce Court Order And Evict Madhvani Jinja

On Thursday, the Jinja High Court Deputy registrar Fred Waninda issued a restraint order barring Madhvani from blocking the access road leading to ASM Mineral factory.
16:33
16:33

Wakiso District Turns to KCCA for Support to Improve Road Network city 2 1

Wakiso District Engineer Sam Mwesigwa notes that the district has over 536 kilometres of roads, more than half of which are strategic roads, which however remain in a poor state and in dire need of an upgrade. Mwesigwa blames the state of roads on budget shortfalls.
06:43
06:43

Scores Feared Dead in Jinja Road Accident street 1 1

John Waiswa, an eye witness says that the accident occurred when a truck carrying sugar cane failed to climb a hill at Walumbe junction and rolled back before it overturned.
15:43
15:43

Kaliro Residents Protest Against Poor State of Roads Uganda 4 1

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.
07:48
07:48

Police Intensifies Traffic Patrols Along Highways Jinja 2 1 Top story

On Wednesday, a team of motorized, non-motorized and non-uniformed officers were seen patrolling black spots at Magamaga, Baitambogwe, Bulanga, Iganga CMS, Nakalama, Namutumba town council area and Busowa. The patrols stem from a spate of accidents in the region, which have claimed more than 21 people within a space of one week.
16:54
16:54

Mak Perimeter Wall Construction on Course- Dr. Odoi Makerere University 3 3

Dr. Odoi says they want to close off up-to the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-Security along Muganzi road before the next graduation due early next year.
17:58
17:58

Japanese Instructors to Equip UPDF with Engineering Skills government 3 1 Top story

Kameda says Japan has extended aid worth US$ 70 million to different African countries with the aim of purchasing heavy road machinery and offering training skills.
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