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Face Technologies to stop issuing driving permits strating March 1st

After 18 years in the driving permit issuance services in the country, Face Technologies will on March 1 handover the role to Uganda Security Printing Company (USPC). According to the works and transport minister, Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, the new company is now ready to take over the mandate to issue driving permits, following a […]

Nakaseke Truck Accident kills four

Nakaseke Truck Accident kills four

Residents of Kapeeka, a small town in Nakaseke district, woke to a grisly scene on Wednesday morning after a lorry that was transporting sand overturned in the middle of the road, killing four men who were on board. The accident believed to have been the first of its magnitude in the area occurred at around […]

Boda boda cyclists protest causes heavy traffic jam in Kampala

Boda boda cyclists protest causes heavy traffic jam in Kampala

Boda boda cyclists around Kampala ganged up and rioted against the way they are treated by the police officers on Thursday 19th July 2018. In Uganda  motorcycle taxi (boda boda) is used as the fastest mode of transport since it can beat Traffic Jam delays and can pass through narrow roads used as shortcuts. The rowdy Boda […]

Uganda commissions new Chinese highway to ease congestion

Uganda commissions new Chinese highway to ease congestion

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and senior Chinese official Wang Yang on Friday commissioned a new toll road linking the capital to the country’s only international airport. The four-lane, 51km “Kampala-Entebbe Expressway” is expected to cut the journey time on the currently congested route from several hours to around 30 minutes. Wang, a member of the […]

Police issues traffic guidelines ahead of Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations

Police issues traffic guidelines ahead of Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations

As Christians prepare for the yearly pilgrimage to Namugongo shrines for the Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations on 3rd June of every year, traffic police has issued guidelines for traffic regulation showing which roads are accessible and those that are cut off. According to a statement issued on Wednesday 30 may 2018, traffic officials say there […]

Vivo Energy equips police officers with new skills

Vivo Energy equips police officers with new skills

Over 100 officers from Uganda police fleet management have undergone training on different skills on motor vehicle mechanics and maintenance. The two day training organized by Vivo energy Uganda limited at Royal Suite’s Bugolobi trained officers on how to use Shell lubricants, safe fuel offloading procedures and defensive driving skills. ACP Kirungi Suleiman the deputy […]

Mandatory road testing of all vehicles to start in April

Mandatory road testing of all vehicles to start in April

Government has come out with mandatory testing exercise of all vehicles in the country as one way of addressing the increasing road accidents in a move to reduce road carnage on the roads. The Minister of Works and Transport Eng. John Byabagabi while addressing Journalists at Parliament said with effect from April 2016 there will be […]

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