Uganda Police Issues Traffic Advisory Ahead NAM & G77+China Summits

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Uganda will be hosting the Non-Aligned Movement & G 77 +China from 15th – 23rd January 2024. The summits will be attended by H.E The President of the Republic of Uganda, visiting Heads of State and Government and Delegates. The main venue for the summits will be Commonwealth Speke Resort Munyonyo.

The main routes for the summits will be;-

  • Kampala-Entebbe Express way to Speke Resort Munyonyo. This will be the summit route.
  • Kampala-Entebbe Express way – Northern bypass – Binaisa road, Mulago Roundabout -Yusuf Lule – Nile Avenue.

It should be noted that the summit route (The KampalaEntebbe Express Way to Speke Resort Munyonyo) covers a stretch from Entebbe International Airport via Kajjansi Interchange. The corridor is expected to be tightly regulated with diversions and holding of traffic and other road users. However, the regulation of traffic flow will take into consideration of local and international flights to access Kampala or Airport.

The following are the expected Diversions

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Traffic Diversions will only be effected at these points if need arises;

  • At Mpala, Traffic will be diverted to Entebbe Highway.
  • At Kisubi, traffic will be diverted to Nakawuka Road and access Kampala city.
  • At Kajjansi flyover traffic will be diverted to use Kajjansi fly over to LubowaZana.
  • There will be diversions at SerenaKigo traffic lights, MutungoKitiko traffic lights and Busabala traffic lights for any vehicle sighted along Munyonyo Spur.
  • There will be a security check point to screen all vehicles and diversion of motorists at Munyonyo roundabout to face Salaama Road and Buziga.
  • Any motorist approaching Munyonyo from Gaba road, will be diverted at UCB Road to access BuzigaLukuli.
  • At Northern bypass, there will be a diversion at Busega flyover and at a slip Road to restrict vehicles from accessing the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway.
  • There will be other Traffic diversions along Northern by pass at Sentema, Nansana, Bwaise, Kalerwe, Kyebando and Kisaasi interchange, flyover and slip roads.
  • At Bwaise flyover traffic will be diverted to Sir Apollo Kagwa road to access city center.

Traffic police will hold traffic flow at other road junctions, access Roads and regulate it according to the movement of delegates. We thus urge all motorists to comply with traffic police directives.

No motorcycles will be allowed to access the summit route (Entebbe Airport to Speke Resort Munyonyo).

Some boda boda stages along the summit routes and hotels where the visiting heads of states will be residing will be relocated and absorbed into other stages during the summit period.

The Traffic Police advises all travelers who have flights at Entebbe International Airport to plan their Journeys in time to avoid the inconveniences or delays.

We appeal to the general public to demonstrate patience and extend courtesy to the summit delegates.

SP Kananura Michael 

CLO

Directorate of Traffic & Road Safety

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