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11:41
11:41

Contractor Given One Week to Handover National Isolation Centre 2 1

Eng. George Otim, the commissioner of health infrastructure at the health ministry says that the contractor was supposed to hand over the site on June 11.
11:40
11:40

200 Labour Export Companies in Crisis as Flights to UAE are Suspended 1

Uganda Airlines has also been preparing to launch flights to Dubai at the end of this month using its two newly acquired A330-800Neo Airbuses. And the over 200 labour export companies under Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA) will soon meet to discuss the latest move and communicate the way forward.
18:54
18:54

NMS Prepares to Roll Out Digitized Health Supply Chain System 3 1

The system that allows health facilities will be able to place orders and track them online, will be rolled out in four phases beginning next month. The first phase covers the 268 Health centre IVs, general, regional and national referral hospitals while the rest of the phases will be rolled out in the next two years in the health Centre III's and Health Centre-IIs, across the country.
11:49
11:49

NMS to Generate UGX 100Bn From New Warehouse 2 3

Construction of the warehouse will cost 70 Billion Shillings with funding from the government and the Global Fund and Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI).
11:51
11:51

Uganda Airlines Direct Flights to South Africa Excite Frequent Travelers 2 2

Eng.Mohamed Kaggwa Maseko, a Ugandan who is a permanent resident in South Africa says that it has been a hustle having to stop over in Nairobi or Addis Ababa for long hours, moreover worsened by the increase of (health) procedures at every airport in transit which is already hectic.
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.
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.
12:22
12:22

Relocation of Vendors to Kitooro Market Halted over Fraudulent Space Allocation 6 1

The vendors are supposed to relocate to the market on Sunday and Monday. However, Isabirye has halted the exercise saying the market leadership has to first complete the verification of vendors who have so far been allocated stalls and lockups.
11:24
11:24

Kitooro Market Vendors Reject Proposed Rates 6 2

According to the proposed rates, traders with stalls for food, fresh vegetables and Matooke will pay Shillings 30,000, stalls for fish, fruits and charcoal will pay Shillings 50,000 while those with butcheries and chicken cages will pay Shillings 100,000 monthly. As a result, the council wants to collect shillings 100million a month, translating into shillings 1.2 billion annually.
11:25
11:25

Visitor Numbers Remain Low At UWEC 3 5

David Musingo, UWEC's Manager of Education and Information Department, says the visitor numbers are still low, compared to the daily average of 500 visitors on weekdays and 2,000 on weekends before the outbreak of covid-19.
21:31
21:31

EACOP Talks Inch Towards A Last-Minute Deal—As Museveni, Suluhu Meet PAU 1 2 Top story

A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.
09:53
09:53

Aviation Industry Picking Slowly; Players Hope for Full Recovery Next Year 3 2

Entebbe Airport handled 1,980,000 international passengers in 2019 compared to 565,541 passengers in 2020, which Kiggundu says is a clear demonstration that the pandemic affected passenger traffic. Kiggundu explains further that "even after resumption of passenger operations, the situation is yet to stabilise" because the operations have hit an all-time low and resulted in the huge drop in UCAA revenues.
09:21
09:21

MPs Want Substantive UCAA Director General Appointed 5 2

The Kasilo County MP Elijah Okupa and Bunyole West MP, James Waluswaka tasked the board to explain why it has not yet appointed a substantive Director-General. The new board, chaired by retired Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma was inaugurated on 25th June 2020, a few days to Kakuba's retirement.
10:05
10:05

Activists, Buganda Kingdom Rally Kigungu Residents To Clean Up Lake Victoria Shores 8 7

Bubye told the residents that the team was on a fact finding mission on the source of pollution, extent of pollution and degradation urge people to clean up the lake.
15:14
15:14

UCAA Renews Licenses of Seven Air Operators 2 2

Eng. Ronny Barongo , the UCAA Director of Safety, Security and Economic Regulation, says the committee looks into the applicant's documents to ensure that they meet the requirements.
10:10
10:10

MV Kalangala Suspends Operations for Servicing 4 3 Top story

Sadala Musoke, the Chief Executive Officer NODL, says the service will involve overhauling the engine of the ferry. He explains that the ferry is supposed to have an engine overhaul after every 10,000 running hours.
14:49
14:49

Uganda Airlines Gets Dubai, London Slots But Airbuses Remain Grounded 1

Roger Wamala, the Uganda Airlines Commercial Director says the two aircraft, code named Mt Elgon and Mt. Rwenzori, will however remain grounded because the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA has not yet cleared them to fly. UCAA is expected to clear the planes end of April.
18:52
18:52

We were Wise Not To Buy Boeing Aircrafts-Museveni 3 2

According to Museveni, the government had initially wanted to buy Boeing 737 Max airliners but due to God's guidance and wisdom, the technical team opted for Airbus.
14:29
14:29

Uganda Airlines' First Airbus to Start Flights End of January 2021 1

The aircraft is currently being disinfected and will thereafter go through the water salute ritual before its unveiled and received by invited guests at Entebbe Airport
15:13
15:13

International Passenger Numbers Steadily Increasing - UCAA 3 5

In the first 25 days of November, Bamwesigye noted an increase in the daily average of passengers from 1,375 passengers in October to 1,676 so far recorded this month.
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