News & Impact

Uganda Airlines launched its Entebbe – Dubai route

The much anticipated route is the National carrier’s first intercontinental route. The launch of the route coincided with the 2020 Dubai Expo which kicked off this week, Uganda is exhibiting at the expo. Officials are confident that the route is lucrative with Ugandan businessmen and labour export companies promising to…

Mihani Cable Bridge Connects Kasese and Bunyangabu Districts

 The Districts of Kasese and Bunyangabu have received a new suspended cable foot bridge. The newly completed Mihani cable bridge was handed over to the District authorities on 30th September 2021. The 67.0 span bridge seats over River Rwimi, providing connectivity to the rural communities of Bwesumbu and Kabonero Sub…

Prime Minister, Transport Minister Commission Mpanga-6 Bridge

The Minister of State for Transport, Hon. Fred Byamukama, accompanied the Prime Minister of Uganda, Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja to commission Mpanga-6 Bridge in Kabambiro sub-county, Kamwenge District. This critical infrastructure was handed over to the Kabambiro sub-county community on Saturday 18th September 2021. Construction of the Mpanga-^ bridge was…

Uganda and Qatar Discuss Infrastructure Investment Opportunities

H.E Excellency, Jabor Ali Aldusari, the Qatar Ambassador to Uganda, on Tuesday 14th September paid a courtesy call to the Hon. Minister of Works and Transport, Gen. Katumba Wamala. The Ambassador expressed great interest in bolstering the bilateral relationship between Uganda and Qatar. “We are looking into investment opportunities that…

Hon. Ecweru Inspects Ongoing Works on the Gulu Logistics Hub

The Hon. Minister of State for Works Musa Ecweru on Friday 10th September inspected the ongoing works at the Gulu Logistics Hub. He noted that the construction and completion of the hub is timely as will coincide with the rehabilitation of the Tororo –Gulu meter gauge railway line. The minister…

URC Unveils Four New Locomotives

The Uganda Railways Corporation on Friday 03rd September unveiled 4 new modern locomotives that will be added to support the available locomotives to rail cargo to and from Kampala-Malaba-Eldoret/Naivasha. The four locomotives with 3000 horsepower diesel engines were purchased from a South African manufacturer, Grindrond Rail at a cost of…
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