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Terego District Receives Completed Nyara Bridge Connecting Rhino Refugee Camp to its Extension

The Government of Uganda has added Nyara Bridge in Terego District to its stock of bridge infrastructure after its completion in June this year. The Terego Bridge is of particular importance, considering Uganda‚Äôs internationally acclaimed commitment towards hosting people who, unfortunately have gad to become refugees. The construction of the…

Training of District Road Equipment Operators

The Government of Uganda procured Road Construction Equipment from Japan and distributed different types and models of road construction equipment to Local Governments (LGs), Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) and Regional Mechanical Workshops (RMWs) of MoWT between 2017 and 2018. The…

3rd Performance Review for the Engineering Directorate

The Engineering Directorate Held its 3rd review meeting on the 16th of June, 2022. The meeting brought together officers from the four departments under the directorate; The Departments of Construction Standards and Quality Management, Public Structures, Roads and Bridges and Mechanical Engineering Services. The meeting was officially opened by the…

The 1st National Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Committee is Inaugurated

The Minister of Works and Transport, Hon. Gen. Katumba Wamala on the 16th of June, 2022 inaugurated the 1st National Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Committee. This Committee has been formed in line with the Search and Rescue (SAR) Plan which has been prepared in accordance with international guidelines…

UCAA Organizes Search and Rescue Training in Soroti

Uganda Civil Aviation Authority in conjunction with the Ministry of Works and Transport has held a workshop at Soroti, 30 May 2021. The objective of the workshop is to sensitise the stakeholders on how to improve the Search and Rescue services(SAR) in Uganda and enhance mutual understanding. Soroti has a…

Inspection tour of the Ntoroko Border Port

The State Minister for Transport, Hon. Fred Byamukama inspected the facilities at the Ntoroko Border Port on the 28th of April, 2022. While there, he noted that DRC being a key trading partner for Uganda, with exports including both manufactured goods and agricultural goods necessitated the upgrading of the landing…