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20:26
20:26

KCCA, UTB Enter Agreement to Promote Kampala as a Tourist Destination 1 2

The Chief Executive Officer of UTB Lilly Ajarova says that the MoU shall enable the two agencies to improve the quality of services offered to tourists in Kampala. She says there are two types of tourism, leisure tourism, and business tourism. Leisure tourism involves entertainment while business tourism is largely concerned with meeting, conferences, and exhibitions.
15:33
15:33

Remorseful Nsenene Vendor Offered Legal and Financial Support by KACITA 2 1

Mubiru narrates that it all started when one of his fellow passengers saw him eating nsenene and asked him to sell some which he first resisted, until he was offered shillings 10,000 a scoop, an irresistible price which swept him of his feet.
14:56
14:56

No New Measures at Entebbe Airport Over Omicron Variant 3 2

Passengers interviewed want only travelers arriving from Omicron-risk countries to wait for their results at Entebbe airport, because of the increase in the number of arriving travelers ahead of the festive season.
15:13
15:13

Passenger Sells Nsenene on Board, Uganda Airlines to Emulate his Idea 3

The airline says the incident has made it consider adding nsenene on its menu for regional and international flights. This will be on request, and it will boost the incomes of the people involved in the grasshopper value chain and also Uganda's tourism industry. Some of the local brands currently on the menu include Uganda Waragi.
13:34
13:34

Conservationists Want Incentives for Rangers, Communities 2 5

The conservationists argue that giving tokens or incentives to communities living near protected areas will encourage them to alert rangers when wild animals leave their habitats and also ensure fellow community members do not kill the animals.
10:49
10:49

Victims of Elephant Attacks in Nwoya Demand Gov’t Support wild animal attacks 3 1

This year alone, the elephants have killed 15 people and left dozens stranded with life-threatening injuries that require specialized treatment.
08:51
08:51

New Entebbe-Kalangala Ferry Ready-National Oil Company 1 3 Top story

Sadala Musoke, the Chief Executive Officer NODL, says the new ferry dubbed MV NODL will complement MV Kalangala to meet the increasing demand due to the growth in passenger numbers over the years particularly during the festive season.
12:56
12:56

We Appointed Inexperienced Board, Managers At Uganda Airlines-Minister Kasaija 3 6

Kasaija says that the operations of the national carrier have been dodged by mismanagement and the gross impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global travels among other issues.
15:24
15:24

Residents Want Electric Fences Constructed Along Kidepo National Game Park 1 2

Peter Lomilo a resident of Karenga Town Council told URN during an interview that the methods for driving away the wild animals are not only risky to the people undertaking them but they no longer scare the straying wild animals.
13:42
13:42

New Wildlife Prosecution Guidelines Will Secure More Convictions-DPP 4 5

Charles Elem-Ogwal, the Deputy DPP in charge of Prosecutions, says the guidelines are timely because wildlife crimes are rampant and the guidelines will be key in securing convictions.
15:05
15:05

Ministry Cancels Roko Contract as Crested Crane Institute Works Stall construction 1 2

Roko was contracted to construct the 11 billion Shillings two-floor expansion building in April 2018 and was expected to hand over the complete project in 2019. But, to date, construction is still ongoing, yet there is no clear explanation for the delays.
11:29
11:29

Passengers Excited as Govt Starts 'Swab and Go' at Entebbe Airport 2 6

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, told our reporter that the "swab and go" move was based on a scientific assessment of the tests done in the last five days of mandatory testing at the airport. Aceng says only 34 of the 700 passengers tested in that period were positive for COVID-19.
19:44
19:44

MPs Divided over COVID-19 Swab-and-Go Move for Aviation Passengers 3 4

At the moment all passengers are subjected to a mandatory COVID-19 test and held in a waiting area at the airport for not less than two hours after their arrival while waiting for their results. Those who test negative are allowed to continue to their destinations, while those who test positive are sent to medical facilities.
19:59
19:59

Gov't to Start Tolling Kampala-Entebbe Expressway Next Year 4 1

The toll collections will be made by French firm Egis Operations SPA. Uganda National Roads Authority -UNRA has contracted the firm at a cost of shillings 122billion for maintenance and tolling operations for five years.
08:28
08:28

Health Ministry Defends Testing Vaccinated Passengers At Entebbe Airport 4 1

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 2 4

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 1 2

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 3 1

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.
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