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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.
07:55
07:55

MP Ssewanyana Re-Arrested Outside Kigo Prison 1

Erias Lukwago. Lukwago, Ssewanyana’s lawyer said that Ssewanyana's kidnap renders the court directive that he should be released on bail insignificant.
21:34
21:34

Gov't Postpones Mandatory COVID-19 Testing For All Arriving Passengers

Last month, the Ministry of Health directed that effective September 3, all incoming passengers regardless of whether or not they are vaccinated against covid-19 will undertake mandatory testing at Entebbe Airport.
18:49
18:49

Residents Nab Thief Inside Priest's Residence 2 3

Residents roughed up the suspect identified as John Mwesigwa when he together with another suspect still at large broke into the residence of father Robert Kalumba on Tuesday night.
10:00
10:00

Fire Guts Entebbe Family Home During Curfew 2 2

According to eye witnesses including Peter Kisakye, the fire broke out when Ibrahim Kasujja and his wife had left home around 7pm to visit someone near Banga playground.
07:49
07:49

Entebbe Residents Shun LDU Recruitment Exercise 1 2

According to Hajji Mbabali Njuki, the Deputy Resident District Commissioner , the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF expects to recruit 2,000 LDU personnel in Entebbe and the neighbouring towns. However, only 278 people had applied by August 30, when the application process was expected to close in Entebbe.
10:20
10:20

Afghan Evacuees: Three Entebbe Hotels Fully Booked 2

According to sources, the US embassy booked the three hotels from August 16, after the government announced that Uganda had agreed to host 2,000 Afghani evacuees. Sources however say the hotels were booked by officials from the US Embassy in Kampala.
07:24
07:24

Journalist Arrested After Lodging With Afghan Evacuees in Entebbe 1

Wasswa, a senior correspondent with Deutsche Press Agentur (DPA), the German Press Agency,) was arrested on Thursday by security officers at Imperial Resort Beach Hotel, a facility that is hosting the 51 Afghan evacuees who arrived in Uganda on Wednesday. They are part of a group that is fleeing Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
16:14
16:14

Afghan Evacuees: Heavy Deployment at Entebbe Airport, Hotels 2 8 Top story

Hajji Mbabali Njuki, the Deputy Resident District Commissioner for Entebbe Municipality confirmed the heightened security deployment.
11:49
11:49

CAA Approves Uganda Airlines' Airbuses 2

Uganda Airlines had initially planned to start flying to Dubai on July 16, 2021, but postponed the launch because CAA had not approved the two A330-800Neo Airbuses to be included on the Air Operators Certificate- AOC.
18:45
18:45

Discussions About Hosting Afghan Refugees Ongoing-Foreign Affairs Ministry

An August 17, 2021 statement by the Ministry indicates that although, President, Yoweri Museveni has indicated Uganda’s willingness to provide assistance including hosting temporarily the affected people, “discussions on this issue are still ongoing”.
11:27
11:27

Kigungu Fishermen Want FPU to Release Their Boats 2 5

The boats were confiscated last week following the death of a UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit officer Samuel Okodoi who was enforcing guidelines against illegal fishing on Lake Victoria.
09:55
09:55

Police Arrest Two For Theft of 46 Vehicle Number Plates in Makindye-Ssabagabo 2 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, says that the suspects later led police to their hideout where officers recovered forty-six motor-vehicle number plates. According to Owoyesigyire, police swung into action after receiving numerous complaints from Lubowa, Zzana, Bunamwaya, Katale, Bukwenda, Seguku and Nalumunye areas. "They started from where they stopped upon release from the prison," he says.
16:51
16:51

Mixed Reactions As NRM CEC Endorses Oulanyah for Speaker 1

"We are very happy that Oulanyah has got the backing of CEC," Amongi added, " It is very sad that we had to achieve this through sacrificing a woman."
12:35
12:35

Heavy Deployment in Entebbe as NRM Parliamentary Caucus Meets Kadaga vs Oulanyah 2

Security personnel, mainly from the Special Forces Command-SFC and regular police have lined up along the Kampala-Entebbe highway, from the areas of Katabi to the main entrance of State House, where the legislators are due to meet.
08:14
08:14

Spill Caused Jet Fuel Tank Fire-UCAA 3 3 Top story

According to UCAA's Acting Director-General Fred Bamwesogye, the fire broke out when aviation fuel staff were draining out the remaining fuel segments using a diesel-powered pump.
19:00
19:00

Entebbe Airport Fuel Tanks Catch Fire

Fred Bamwesige, the Acting Director-General Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA says the safety, security team and firefighters were dispatched to stop the fire from spreading to other jet fuel tanks within less than an hour.
16:46
16:46

New Entebbe Mayor Calls for Reconcilation 5 2

On Tuesday during the swearing-in ceremony, Rulinda rallied the people to end politicking and focus on the development of their area.
18:56
18:56

Entebbe Mantains Heavy Deployment After Swearing-in Ceremony 2 3

At the moment, however, Army and police personnel have now been deployed in all public spaces such as Children's Park, the Leisure Park in Kitooro and Mayor's Garden in Katabi-Namate village and also along the Kampala-Entebbe highway.
13:09
13:09

Judge Issues Criminal Summons Against Two Police Officers 2

The police officers, identified as Detective AIP Francis Katega and Corporal Viola Nambi, are currently attached to Kyengera and Kabalagala police stations respectively.
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