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UNRA Unveils  New Ferry To Improve Water Transport  On L. Victoria

UNRA Unveils New Ferry To Improve Water Transport On L. Victoria

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The Uganda National Roads Authority has unveiled a new modernized ferry which has been purchased by the government through the Ministry of Works and Transport in a bid to improve water transport in Eastern Uganda. According to officials from UNRA, the new ferry called MV Sigulu, which is a 300-seater, will connect the islands of Lolwe and Sigulu to Namayingo District mainland. The ferry, which is set to be commissioned soon, will be prying the following route as part the UNRA schedule;  Watega landing site (Namayingo mainland),  Bumalenge landing site (Sigulu island), and Kandege landing site  which connect Lolwe Island. MV Sigulu when it was still under construction The ferry was built on site in JGH mobile shipbuilding site in Jinja and  complet...
Gov’t Plans To Relocate Clock Tower For K’la Flyover Irk Tourism Enthusiasts

Gov’t Plans To Relocate Clock Tower For K’la Flyover Irk Tourism Enthusiasts

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By Elite Reporter Many tourism enthusiasts and people who cherish Uganda’s history are not happy with the government’s plans to relocate the legendary Queens Ways based Clock Tower in mid-Kampala, to pave way for the Kampala Flyover project. We have learnt that the government of Uganda (GoU) with funding from the Government of Japan, through Japanese International Corporation Agency (JICA), is implementing the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading Project (KFCRUP)  The overall project objective is to improve traffic flow within the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area by decongesting the roads in the Kampala City Central Business District. An Artistic impression of what the Kampala Flyover will look like after construction The works are being implemented by th...