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08:28
08:28

Health Ministry Defends Testing Vaccinated Passengers At Entebbe Airport 1 4

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, while addressing the media at the health ministry headquarters on Friday, says the government will test all arriving passengers to curb the importation of COVID-19 variants into the country.
17:08
17:08

UWA Struggles to Mitigate Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Kidepo, Murchison Falls 4 2

UWA says that human-wildlife conflicts within the areas continue to manifest much as it has put in place several measures to mitigate them.
16:23
16:23

Buganda Royal Builders On Site to Thatch Kasubi Royal Tombs 4 1

It consists of six men, all from one family, whose descent is traced from the white colobus monkey clan. The clan is responsible for thatching the palace’s royal houses and resting places of the deceased kings. Although they are allowed to recruit others to set up poles, they are the only ones allowed to thatch the main house; Muzibu Azaala Mpanga, the dome-like shaped main building at the site.
12:34
12:34

COVID-19: MV Kalangala's Unvaccinated Staff Risk Their Jobs 2 1

Njuki says service providers such as taxi drivers, conductors, boda boda motorcyclists and crews for water vessels like MV Kalangala should get vaccinated. "In future, it could become a requirement that only those who are vaccinated will be allowed to carry passengers," says Njuki. Another staff member, who issues receipts, says staff are currently scared that they might lose their jobs if they do not get fully vaccinated by end of November.
08:35
08:35

Museveni to Launch Mandatory COVID-19 Testing at Entebbe Today -OPM 3

"The Notices to Airmen -NOTAM usually takes effect after 48 hours so the earliest the exercise can kick off is Saturday night," Dr. James Eyul, in charge of Port Health at Entebbe airport said.
16:46
16:46

Tour Operator Handed 3 Year Jail Term For Fleecing Tourists 1 3

Mpamu had used social media to communicate with tourists. Police arrested him on October 10th and arraigned the suspect before the court on October 15th, 2021 on charges of obtaining money by false pretence.
23:59
23:59

Uganda, DR Congo Hold Cross Border Training to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trafficking 5 2

The commissioner says strong laws and penalties have since been established to fight the illegal trade, where one is bound to pay 20billion, life imprisonment or both in relation to the 2019 wildlife act.
18:54
18:54

King Mumbere Orders Cancellation of his Coronation Anniversary Celebrations 1 4

OBR had looked set to celebrate its first coronation anniversary in 5 years since the arrest of Mumbere when the Kingdom prime minister Joseph Kule Muranga announced last week that the cultural leader had called for coronation activities.
16:18
16:18

Renaming of 400 City Roads and Buildings Starts in Mbarara 2 2

The factors to be considered while naming and renaming roads and streets include uniqueness, the source of the name with preference to local history, indigenous names, early explorers, pioneers, settlers and other eminent persons, Flora and Fauna among others.
15:59
15:59

Rwenzururu Kingdom Loyalists Kick-Off Coronation Anniversary Activities 2 6

This is the first time the institution is celebrating its coronation anniversary since the arrest of Mumbere. Mumbere is currently facing treason, terrorism and murder charges arising from the November 27, 2016, military attack on his palace which left more than 100 people killed.
17:47
17:47

Kasubi Royal Tombs Thatching Starts Buganda Kingdom 6 3

The thatching has started with Prince Daudi Chwa, the Kabaka’s representative handing over a brown bull to the royal builders -the wabula-akayole- to be slaughtered and its blood poured to avert any tragedy that would occur during the construction. This has been followed the Prince giving 4 strands of thatch grass to the wabula-akayole to start thatching.
11:18
11:18

Entebbe Airport: Mandatory COVID-19 Testing Centre Nears Completion 2 5

Dr Atwine says that the laboratory has been set up and equipped with five PCR machines, which have the capacity to test 300 samples per hour.
10:43
10:43

AirArabia To Fly to Entebbe Three Times Weekly 3 2

Ibrahim Abdisalam, the General Sales Agent (GSA) Arab Air in Uganda, says that the company is set to boost its relationship in the country and market opportunities for Ugandans travelling to and from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
21:25
21:25

EAC Tourism Expo Set to Revive Regional Approach to Single Destination

The EAC region lost more than 90 percent in tourism earnings to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Dr Mathuki is confident that the region's tourism activities are now poised for revival, putting the onus on governments and other players in the sector to work together to market the region’s tourist attractions and products
17:31
17:31

Rwenzururu Finally to Mark Coronation Anniversary 5 Years Since Mumbere's Arrest 1 4

But the Kingdom prime minister, Joseph Kule Muranga told URN that they have been instructed by the cultural leader to organize events that will make the 55th coronation anniversary.
11:49
11:49

Uganda, 46 Other Countries Removed from UK Red List 1 1 Top story

Uganda was red-listed on June 30, at a time the country was battling with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time, the country was implementing a 42-day lockdown, as one of the measures taken by the government to keep Coronavirus at bay.
14:21
14:21

Uganda Airlines Departs with 80 Passengers on Maiden Flight to Dubai 1 2

The 259- capacity Airbus A380-800 Neo aircraft left Entebbe International Airport after 12:18 pm on Monday, with 76 passengers in its economy class and five other flying business class. The maiden flight to Dubai was initially scheduled to take place at an earlier date but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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