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12:57
12:57

Encroachment on Entebbe Airport Land Threatens Uganda’s Airspace 2 1

Aviation experts say that the construction of storied buildings close to the airport reduces flight height for planes to take off and land at the airport. They further argue that such buildings can easily be used by terrorists to launch attacks on aircraft, posing a security risk to residents and travellers.
19:15
19:15

Inaugural Flight Costs Uganda Airlines UGX 120m 1

Jennifer Bamutulaki Musiime, the Marketing and Commercial Director of the Airline Company says that the offer to several officials, celebrities and business operators across the country was a way to market the airline to all the people across the region.
14:28
14:28

Livestock Gene Bank Will Improve Productivity-Agriculture Minister Gene Bank Entebbe 1 3

Ssempijja says that the Gene Bank will increase livestock production and productivity and farmers will upgrade subsistence agriculture to commercial livestock.
14:11
14:11

Entebbe Airport Expansion to Increase Passenger Traffic 2 1

The on-going airport expansion works include erection of a new cargo centre with storage capacity of 100,000 tonnes, way higher than 59,000 tonnes of the former centre, an apron, an upgrade on the runway 12/30 among others.
12:53
12:53

Kalangala Marine Vessel Certified Despite Delays 4 1

The Vessel was transported to Port Florence, Kisumu Kenya to undergo an overhaul, maintenance, upgrade and classification in February this year. It was expected to return in four weeks. However, the vessel has so far spent four months in Kisumu raising concerns amongst travellers and business people in Kalangala.
15:26
15:26

Lack of Drone Regulations Threatening National Security – UPDF 1 1

Major David Rusoke, an IT officer at the Uganda Peoples Defense Air Force says that many drones are still held at the Customs department for scrutiny because they are deemed to be a threat to National Security.
12:49
12:49

Kenya, Uganda Revamp Marine Vessels to Open Northern Economic Corridor 1 1

MV Uhuru, together with MV Umoja in Tanzania, MV Kaawa, MV Kabalega and MV Pamba in Uganda were part of the East African Railways, a subsidiary of the Royal Mail Services. Before June 2018, only MV Umoja was operational, transporting goods across borders. Pamba and Kaawa were grounded, and Uhuru had been neglected at Port Florence, Kisumu in Kenya.
18:03
18:03

Poor Communication Systems Affecting Maritime Rescue Service 1

The project stems from a fact that despite being the largest lake in Africa and accommodating a fleet of 70,000 vessels, Lake Victoria lacks any alert or rescue systems. The African development bank estimates that up to 5,000 people die in the lake each year, due to the absence of rescue systems.
19:57
19:57

Aviation Safety and Security Agency Proposes Extra Levy on Air Tickets 1 1

The team has just concluded four missions in the Partner States; Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania engaging aviation stakeholders on the Agency’s sustainable funding mechanism. The consultations informed the final decision to impose a levy, which now awaits approval by the Agency’s board.
15:42
15:42

Aviation Police Arrests One with Narcotics 2 1

Luke Oyowesigire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says the suspect will be charged with Possession of Narcotics under the Narcotic Drug and Physcotropic Substances Act 2019.
12:15
12:15

IGAD, NDA Partner to Improve Quality of Medicines in Nomadic Regions 2

This is part of the efforts by the United Nations Development Program-UNDP and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development – IGAD, to ensure safety, security and health wellbeing of Nomads in the North Eastern Part of Uganda, North Western Kenya and South Eastern South Sudan.
18:48
18:48

CAA Considering Awarding Uganda Airlines Ground Handling Services 2 1

Vianney Luggya, the Public Affairs Manager Civil Aviation Authority, says ground handling is one of the services that an airline needs if it is to operate efficiently since it involves loading, offloading, safety and boarding of passengers in transit from one airport to another.
16:48
16:48

Entebbe UN Regional Service Center Budget Increases 1

This represents a 13.6 percent increase. This is contained in the budget report issued by the agency detailing the allocation for different activities the regional service center is expected to handle in the new financial year.
16:43
16:43

Entebbe Airport Cargo Centre Nearing Completion 1 1

The new outfit sits on a 28-hectare piece of land stretching from the Ministry of Agriculture Veterinary department, close to the Civil Aviation Authority head office towards the Radar to the Uganda Police base close to Lake Victoria. It will have the capacity to handle 100,000 tons of cargo daily.
21:29
21:29

Uganda, Kenya Agree on Cross Border Peace Program United Nations 1 1 Top story

Rosa Malango the UN Resident Coordinator, says both Uganda and Kenya have agreed on the Joint Cross-Border Program to promote peace amongst the pastoral communities in the region.
12:26
12:26

Relocation of Airport Taxis Angers Drivers 1 2 Top story

The operators led by their Chairperson, Jackson Sserubidde are now pleading with Civil Aviation Authority to reconsider offering them space close to the main parking of the airport where they can easily pick up travelers to their final destination.
20:44
20:44

Ethiopian Airlines Mishap: Medical Report Exonerates Pilots 1 3

Ayub Soma, the Acting Director Airports and Aviation Security at the Civil Aviation Authority says, a preliminary report by a medical team indicated that the pilot and crew were not mentally ill and did not test positive to any substance.
14:03
14:03

Uganda Repatriates 57 M23 Ex- Combatants african union 3 1 Top story

The ex-combatants departed Entebbe Airport aboard a UN military aircraft this morning.
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Archbishop Lwanga Denies Request for Papal Visit Funding 2 1

Early this month, reports emerged that the Catholic Church had submitted a request for more than 9 billion Shillings to renovate the Namugongo shrine in preparation for the visit. However, Dr Lwanga says he cannot request money from the central government and the Catholic community in the country when the Popes visit hasnt been confirmed.
18:53
18:53

Gov't Probes Ethiopian Airlines Entebbe Runway Mishap aircrafts 2 1

On Thursday morning, an Ethiopian airlines flight number ET 338, a Boeing 737 - 800 skidded off the runway by a few meters while landing at Entebbe International Airport, causing panic among the passengers.
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