ransport Minister Katumba Wamala said many high end tourists have no time to commit on road journeys to the tourism sites and would prefer flying to those upcountry places. PM premier Nabbanja disclosed that thirteen aerodromes had already been refurbished while another six had been lined up for repair.
The strategy code-named “Tugende Entebbe” and themed "Live, invest, explore" was launched by Mayor Fabrice Rulinda this morning. It involves business people increasing marketing of their activities to ensure that clients appreciate the products and services more to a “we shall come again,” point.
Balunywa says the London route lacks a market in comparison to Dubai and Asian destinations which attract passengers who are mainly tourists, businesspeople. He says those routes are also lucrative for cargo operations.
Geert Lennen, the Country Manager of SN Brussels says passengers since last month have had to bear with long queues at security check points and arrive at final destinations in and outside Europe minus their checked-in baggage due to staff shortages.
Charles Magumba, the Town Clerk for Entebbe Municipality, says that the center will now be built in Bugonga village in Entebbe. He says the center will among others boost revenue for the municipality from tourism and the hospitality sector and also create jobs. The convention center was expected to sit on a 32-acre piece of land.
But the Federation of Motor Sports Associations of Uganda-FMU had requested permission to host a rally on July 24, 2022, in the Gardens, an event last held in 2013 before it was stopped by NARO over security and environmental concerns. According to FMU, the event, now one month away is a fundraising drive for Rally Ace Yusuf Bukenya, whose vehicle caught fire during a rally in Fort Portal, four years ago.
Joy Nabasa, the Public Relations Manager of French Firm Egis, which maintains the road and collects the toll on behalf of UNRA, says that they collected the money between January 8, 2022, and May 24, 2022, when the exercise began.
Vilakazi Safaris' Oketa says the company is organizing these flights purposely for first time flyers and those who love sightseeing, and to boost revenues.
Uganda Airlines itself made a whopping 7 billion shillings from 10 charters in the first quarter of this year.
India's National Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 prohibits the manufacture, distribution, financing, and consumption of illegal substances. Section 23 of the Act provides that any person who engages in illegal import or export or transshipment of narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances shall on conviction serve a jail term ranging from one year to 20 years and various fines based on the quantity of the banned substance.
The Munyonyo Minor Masilica stands at the point where the Uganda martyrs began their walk of faith to martyrdom at Namugongo execution ground on the orders of Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda Kingdom between 1885 and 1886.
Police are investigating a suspected suicide vide CRB 725/2022. Luke Owoyesigire, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson, says Kawu's "colleague alleges he heard gunshots about 2 am on the lakeside. He never minded and thought their marine colleagues had shot someone."
According to sources at the Works ministry, names of five people to constitute the probe team have been forwarded to General Katumba Wamala, the Minister of Works and Transport for approval. Katumba has not yet announced announced the team.
RwandAir, in its press statement dated April 20 says the its aircraft flight WB464 upon landing at Entebbe Airport was involved in a runway incursion as a result of bad weather. It adds that "all passengers and flight crew deplaned safely with no reported injuries."