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15:57
15:57

Relief in Parks as Government Issues Temporary Permits to Unregistered Transporters Betty Amongi 3 1 Top story

Silver Kasirye, the Chairman Jinja Stage in the New taxi Park, one of those that registered a high number of stranded passengers, told URN this morning that over 80 taxis have left for Busoga sub region since last night.
07:51
07:51

MPs Express Mixed Reactions to State of Nation Address COVID-19 7 1

While addressing Parliament unveiled 11 measures that he said will help sustain the economy which was affected by COVID-19.
16:22
16:22

Pictorial; Hundreds Stranded in Kampala Taxi Parks as Public Transport Resumes

As they resume, the taxi's were instructed to carry only half of their capacity to ensure social distancing. Yet still, KCCA has also limited the number of taxis coming to the parks as they observe social distancing. Yesterday, KCCA spent the day marking parks and registering them to fit within the new requirements of managing taxi's Kampala.
12:58
12:58

MPs Skeptical on Use of Zoom Technology to Deliver State of the Nation Address President Museveni 3 4

However, some MPs note that there is a risk the President may not communicate well with MPs and the nation, in case of interruptions.
19:33
19:33

KCCA Limits Number of Taxi’s Allowed in Parks to Ensure Physical Distancing 3

As part of the guidelines issued ahead of the resumption of public transport, the Minister for Kampala Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi said taxi’s should maintain a distance of at least two meters from each other while loading in the parks. On top of this, every taxi should have a handwashing facility, while every occupant is expected to have a face mask.
17:33
17:33

Taxi Registration Frustrates Operators as Hundreds are Turned Away Old Kampala 2 5

Hundreds of taxi operators converged at Old Kampala Secondary School and Kitante Primary School on Wednesday to register with the Authority, secure route numbers and colours ahead of the return of public transport on Thursday.
16:37
16:37

Only Five Non-Legislators Invited for State of The Nation Address COVID-19 1 Top story

The five include the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, the Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) David Muhoozi, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochola, the Commissioner General of Prisons (CGP) Johnson Byabashaija and the High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda in his capacity as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps.
13:24
13:24

Only Registered Taxis to Resume Operations on Thursday 1

Gen Wamala says all taxis shall have to be registered before the process ends and only those registered and issued route numbers shall resume operations.
17:35
17:35

Displeasure Motion Against Oulanyah Expunged from Hansard Parliament 1 2

Although the motion was initially against the president, Bugabula South MP Maurice Kibalya moved an amendment to include the Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, who was condemned for returning the 20 million Shillings he was given as part of the allocation.
18:19
18:19

FDC Party Gives Electoral Commission Ultimatum On 2021 Elections Roadmap 1 2

Amuriat says the country should not be held into speculation on when or whether the 2021 elections will be held.
17:58
17:58

Hefty Fines Await Returning Citizens upon Violation of COVID-19 Conditions Ministry of Health 1 1

In England, those who breach Coronavirus quarantine are charged 1000 Pounds (4.6 million Shillings) or prosecution with an unlimited fine, while removal from the country is a last resort for foreigners, while persons are fined 100 Pounds or 464,000 Shillings for not filling in the contact locator form, which would indicate the details of how one can be traced. The UK Government pays surprise visits to the people to ensure that they are quarantining.
16:57
16:57

KCCA Registers Taxis Amidst Protest from Operators 2 5

Every driver was required to fill a registration form detailing their name, National Identity card Number and KCCA City Operator Identification Number, route number and contact. They are also required to present a photocopy of the vehicle logbook, PSV tax, National Identity Card of taxi owner and driving permit of the driver.
13:50
13:50

Renovation of Queensway to Cost over UGX2 Billion - Kitaka 1

Works on the road that started in March involve replacement of the formation layer also known as the sub-base, the base layer which is made out of a mixture of crushed rocks and marram and the Asphalt made layer.
20:26
20:26

KCCA Issues Plan, Conditions For Registration of Taxis 1

However, yesterday when taxi operators visited City Hall to start the process as had been instructed, they were instead turned away by officials who said they were crowding the place and were asked to leave pending further communication.
07:40
07:40

EAC Bloc Asked to Review Treaty as COVID-19 Exposes Regional Crisis 2

Philip Kasaija Apuuli, a professor of Politics at Makerere University says even as COVID-19 continued to pose a threat, the council of Ministers of Health only got to sit for the first time at the end of March and the regional response document which largely remains on paper was not finalized until last month.
06:55
06:55

URA Senior Commissioner Dickson Kateshumbwa Quits 1

Dicksons Kateshumbwa, who had recently been taken to head the domestic taxes docket, said in an e-mail to staff that he had decided to end his tour of duty ahead of the contractual period with immediate effect.
17:58
17:58

KCCA Executive Committee Recommends Suspension of Trade License, Market Dues 2

The total KCCA Budget is about 521 billion Shillings, out of which approximately 100 billion is expected to be generated from local revenue, arising out of licenses property tax and market dues. KCCA collects about 300 million Shillings in market dues.
16:40
16:40

KCCA Councilors Seek Space as Mayor Restricts Access to Parlor 1 3

Zamini Masunge, the Kawempe Woman Councilor, says they don’t have enough space to transact council business. She says they should be allowed to use part of the Lower gardens as the Authority identifies space for them.
08:07
08:07

Expect No Direct Financial Stimulus - Kasaija 1 3

Kasaija notes that the private businesses should utilise loans in the Uganda Development Bank which the government has recapitalized to support businesses in the post-COVID-19 recovery process.
16:58
16:58

KCCA Issues Strict Guidelines for Taxis, Bodaboda Operators 1 3 Top story

According to Amongi, all taxi operators are expected to report to Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Offices to be assigned to the parks and stages they will operate from.
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