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11:14
11:14

Govt Yet to Approve Probe Team for RwandAir Runway Incident 4

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.
12:29
12:29

Rwandair Aircraft Skids Off Entebbe Airport Main Runway 2

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."
14:40
14:40

When Ugandan Civilians Buried Hundreds of Libyans Soldiers in 1979 8 2

Most of the sources say the corpses were hurriedly buried in gardens, in road reserves, or dumped in forests, swamps and Lake Victoria because some had started decomposing.
19:33
19:33

Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys Illegal Fishing Gear Worth UGX 447 Million 3 5

Entebbe Grade One Magistrate Naomi Sikoya presided over the exercise. She ordered for the the destruction of the illegal fishing gears that weighed over 12,000 kilograms.
21:38
21:38

43 Years Later, Survivors Relive Battle of Entebbe 8 2

Silver Ggingo is one of those civilians who still bear the scars of war after sharp fragments of a rocket, launched by Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF), hit him and shattered his leg. Ggingo remembers 5 April 1979 as if it was yesterday.
11:16
11:16

Ukraine conflict: Ugandan Student's Narrow Escape to Hungary 6 2

According to Migadde, the first three days of the conflict were akin to going through hell. Migadde has been pursuing a bachelor’s degree in medicine and was in his final year.
16:11
16:11

Two Senior Female Police Officers Among 37 Graduates at Bwebajja College 4 3

Ganyana and Kutusa say the training will have a positive impact on their work going forward. Kutusa lauds AIGP Asan Kasingye who heads her Directorate for recommending her for the course. A total of 181 police officers have been trained since 2015 when the first cohort graduated at the college.Yet, the Police force has over 47, 000 personnel, most of whom are below the rank of Superindentent of police.
11:29
11:29

Woman Fined UGX 30 Million for Illegal Possession, Trafficking of Heroin 1

"In this case, the convict risked her health by stuffing over 90 pellets in her private parts. We are not sure if her system is still the same as before." Kitimbo added, "We pray that the law takes this as peculiar. Although she has saved the court's time, we pray for a deterrent sentence and the destruction of the drugs."
14:54
14:54

Security Blocks Uninvited State House Guests 2 Top story

Police officers later escorted the youths who were donning yellow NRM branded t-shirts to the Children's Park, a kilometre away to wait for a formal response from State House and President Museveni.
12:00
12:00

Sierra Leone National Fined UGX 30M For Illegal Possession, Trafficking Narcotics Narcotic drugs 5 3

Sesay Abdul Karim appeared the Entebbe Chief Magistrate, Juliet Nakitende on Monday who fined him Shillings 10 million for unlawful possession of heroin and Shillings 20 million for trafficking heroin via Entebbe International Airport or serve 30 years in jail on his own guilty plea.
18:04
18:04

Three Immigration Officers Held at Entebbe Airport after Blocking Traveler 1

On it's Twitter handle, the State House Anti-Corruption Unit says the trio "allegedly abused their office when they caused a refugee to miss her flight purporting that she has forged clearance documents from the Office of the Prime Minister."
17:54
17:54

Police in Entebbe Recover Man's Body in Banana Plantation 1 1

Hajji Njuki Mbabali, the Deputy Resident District Commissioner for Entebbe, says security officers are investigating how Muwonge left his home and his body was found dumped in the banana plantation in Kasenyi, almost one kilometer from his home.
20:17
20:17

Gov't Collects UGX 2.5bn in First Month of Tolling Entebbe Expressway 2 1 Top story

Motorists pay between 3,000 to 18,000 Shillings per trip on the expressway, which connects from Kampala Northern Bypass at Busega and joins the old Entebbe Road at Mpala. The collection will be used to repay the 350 million USD loan acquired from the Exim Bank of China to construct the 51.4-kilometre expressway.
09:54
09:54

Uganda Paid UGX2 Billion for Speaker Jacob Oulanyah's Flight to Seattle 1 Top story

“Oulanyah was brought to the Old Airport in an ambulance. He was either sleeping or unconscious as he was boarded onto the plane on a stretcher,” an aviation security source says.
18:24
18:24

Housemaid Narrates Nurses' Trainer Nyakuni's Painful Final Moments 6 6

According to Luke Owoyesigirye, the Kampala metropolitan area deputy spokesperson, Assistant Superintendent of Police Edward Abua who has since been arrested over his mother's gruesome murder, allegedly "locked her inside the bedroom before setting the house ablaze.
12:41
12:41

Policeman Allegedly Burns Mother Inside Family House in Entebbe 2 3

Francis Makumbi, a resident of Bugonga and also Headteacher Lake Side Primary School says Nyakuni has been a great citizen who was raising two of her grandchildren who belonged to her deceased daughter.
15:17
15:17

NFA, Police Demolish Fence Erected in Kitubulu Forest Reserve 5 3

An NFA spokesperson Julliet Mubi says Entebbe College School was built on the borders of Kitubulu Forest Reserve and that Joshua Ssenkungu was given a lease of 28 years in 1998 to carry out forest activities in the reserve.
18:10
18:10

We Prefer Donations in Kind to Cash -Minister Tumwebaze MAAIF 5 4

Tumwebaze says cash donations are tempting and also items to be procured could take longer because of the procedures that must be taken such as domestic and international bidding among others.
09:16
09:16

Museveni Launches Mandatory Testing For In-Bound Passengers At Entebbe Airport 3 3

Museveni launched the exercise on Friday evening, saying it will be conducted by the government. He says the exercise will commence with immediate effect, saying the Entebbe international airport laboratories will used as government testing facilities for all incoming passengers through our airport.
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