Government moves to streamline taxi industry

According to Ms Immaculate Natukunda, the Secretary Uganda Transport Licensing Board this will partly help to stamp out criminal elements taking advantage of confusion in taxi business to rob passengers on different routes.

~ Daily Monitor

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