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UNRA now hands Busega- Mpigi works to CCECC

Uganda National Roads Authority has, after protracted  procurement challenges,  now handed the works for the 23.7km Busega- Mpigi expressway to a consortium of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) and China Railways 19th Bureau Group Company Ltd.

MV Sigulu ready to take to the waters in November

MV Sigulu ferry currently under  construction by a Danish Company, JHG Marine in Masese in Jinja,  will be ready for operation come November this year. The ferry owned by the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) will connect Namayingo district and Lolwe Islands on Lake Victoria.

Former Air Uganda CEO returns as adviser to the new Uganda Airlines

Cornwell Muleya, the former CEO of the defunct Air Uganda is returning as a technical adviser to the re-start Uganda Airlines, the national airline management has said. Announcing Muleya’s return on their Twitter account, Uganda Airline said Muleya has “over 20 years’ experience in executive, financial and strategic planning roles in aviation.”

Spedag Interfreight launches PeriSpoor cargo tracking technology in East Africa

Spedag Interfreight at the end of last year unveiled their real-time tracking solution PeriSpoor to more than 500 interested stake-holders. The innovative technology allows tracking of cargo along its journey by sea, rail and road. From or to any seaport around the world or from any location in Eastern Africa, Spedag Interfreight customers can track their goods both by mobile app and web application showing the position in real-time on google maps.

EU commits to finance re-opening of Tororo-Gulu railway line

The European Union has signed a financing agreement with the government of Uganda which will see the repair and re-opening of the old Tororo-Gulu metre gauge railway (MGR) line in the next four years. Once complete, the works will add some 400 km of the functional railway line to the national network. It will be managed by the renascent Uganda Railways Corporation.

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