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18:57
18:57

New CAA Boss Bamwesigye Vows to Restore Public Confidence in Aviation 3

When Entebbe Airport was partially shut down for seven months in 2020, UCAA was only collecting one billion Shillings a month. Bamwesigye says that even though the airport resumed commercial passenger flights last October, the regulator is only collecting about shillings 7 billion per month. Yet before the COVID-19 pandemic, CAA used to collect 28 billion to 30 billion Shillings per month.ing for increased funding to fast track capital developments such as the upgrade and expansion of Entebbe Airport among others.
17:41
17:41

Councilor Seeks to Oust Masindi District Chairman over Poor Service Delivery government projects 2 2

Balinda accuses Byaruhanga and his executive of failing to monitor and supervise government projects in the district. Balinda argues that the failure to monitor government projects resulted in shoddy works on the construction of a lined pit latrine at Miduma Primary School, the renovation of Kihagani Primary School staff quarters, and boreholes in Kijunjubwa and Kimengo sub-counties that were never constructed.
16:45
16:45

Former Bukooli South MP Appeals Against Election Petition Dismissal

Adidwa was declared the winner of the January 2021 parliamentary election with 4,496 votes, followed by Dede who had 4,450 votes in a race that attracted 19 candidates. But Mayende accused Adidwa of bribing voters and forging academic qualifications.
15:40
15:40

Kadaga’s Institute to Lose Name, Autonomy in New Motion 11th Parliament 1 1

The institute will now revert to being a department under parliamentary service, with the same mandate of training Members of Parliament and staff. This means that it will now be audited together with other departments and be funded through the parliamentary commission, with no right to mobilize resources from outside Parliament.
14:39
14:39

Bridge Linking Bunyangabu, Kasese Districts Commissioned 5 2

According to residents, crossing river Rwimi to access both districts has always been tragic and at least 26 people have lost their lives by drowning while attempting to cross to either districts.
13:48
13:48

Procurement Delays Renovation Works of Mandela National Stadium 2

Dr.Mugimba says the ministry was given the 30 billion shillings of the 97 billion that was estimated to kick start the works however, this has not been achieved due to the delays in the procurement process.
13:25
13:25

Micho Excludes Captain Okwi from Cranes Squad Ahead of Rwanda Clash Uganda Cranes 1 1

Emmanuel Okwi is the current team captain of the National Senior team after succeeding former skipper Denis Onyango. The striker was part of Uganda Cranes in its first two games against Mali and Kenya respectively, Now according to reports, the striker apparently does not have a club.
12:14
12:14

Politicians, Police Cited as Leading Abusers of Journalists 3 1

Among cases reported to Human Rights Commission at Gulu Rrgioal Office was physical assaults on Journalists, intimidation and confiscation of gadgets, while some radio stations were actually switched off by the state actors and other key radio programs faced a long-term Suspension of Open Broadcasting.
09:47
09:47

Kampala's Old Taxi Park to Reopen on October 20 2 1

A report presented by Hakim Kizza, the Executive Secretary for Engineering and Works to the KCCA council on Thursday, indicates that the city executive committee had held a meeting with the technical staff and agreed to have the park reopened.
08:58
08:58

Shrinking Space, Secrecy in Oil Deals Bothers CSOs oil in uganda 4 1

They say that beside the highly sought after oil and gas agreements which remain inaccessible, there is need to make available all approved environment and social impact assessment (ESIAs) reports, Environmental Audit reports, and Petroleum costs Audit reports
08:39
08:39

Chinese Delay FID on Uganda's Lake Albert Oil Projects 3 1 Top story

Nampera Mbowa says Totalenergies and Uganda National Oil Company(UNOC) already took FID in December 2020 and that the two partners are waiting for CNOOC Board’s Corporate approvals for FID.
08:22
08:22

Uganda Receives More Doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 1 5

Muhanga says the latest batch of 335,000 doses brings the total number of AstraZeneca doses received since March to 3,143,193 doses. Uganda has also received other doses, which include 1,647,270 doses of Pfizer, 647,080 of Moderna, and 300,000 doses of Sinovac.
07:20
07:20

Seven Arrested for Stealing UGX 5B Through Online Banking 2 1

They were picked up in separate intelligence led-operations that were conducted at Mutaasa-Kafeero arcade, E-Tower building, and Cooper-Complex in Kampala on Wednesday and Thursday, following reports about a group of people who were fraudulently drawing money from various personal accounts.
06:41
06:41

KCCA Secures USD 6m for HIV, TB Response 2 3

The US Ambassador to Uganda Natalie E. Brown handed over an initial donation of USD 1.6 million (6 billion Shillings) representing the first-year of funding for a five-year partnership between the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Kampala Capital City Authority to improve health services in the Kampala Metropolitan area.
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