Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Police issues traffic guidelines ahead of Independence Day celebrations.Drive Hot News

The police have released traffic guidelines to be followed during the Independence Day celebrations this week at Kololo.
According to the traffic police commander Kampala Metropolitan Lawrence Nuwabiine, upper terrace will be closed from 6am till evening while lower Kololo will be reserved for pedestrians.
He explained that some roads have been reserved for specific categories of people to avoid congestion, while commercial cyclists will not be allowed to access the venue.
Meanwhile seven regional heads of state are expected to attend the forthcoming national Independence Day celebrations.
These include Paul Kagame of Rwanda, South Sudan’s Salvar Kiir, Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania and Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya. So far, Heads of State of Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan have confirmed their attendance.
Uganda’s 52nd independence anniversary will be marked on Thursday under the theme: “Unity, Peace, Security and Regional Integration; key pillars for true and sustainable development.”
According to Minister for presidency, Mr Frank Tumwebaze, Regional Integration makes an Independent country internationally stronger, her economy more viable and her voice incomparably louder.
“Regional Integration is essential for the sustenance of our Independence because we need larger and lucractive markets for our products and besides the world has become a global village so to speak because no single country can survive on her own,” he said