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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.
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.
17:34
17:34

Private Labs Seek Refund for Expenses on COVID-19 Testing Space in Entebbe

The labs that include City Medicals, Case Medical Centre, and Medipal Hospital are each demanding a refund of USD 18,000 (65 million Shillings), from the hotel through its agent, Fremax Property Services and Management Ltd. The three laboratories allegedly paid a security deposit of USD 4,500 and USD 13,500 as rent for the months of September, October, and November 2021.
07:08
07:08

Govt Tightens Grip On External Labour Companies 3

Titled “The Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan migrant workers) Regulations 2021 Statutory Instrument 47 of 2021”, the regulation aims at among others revoking the Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan migrant Workers Abroad) Regulations, 2005, Statutory Instrument 62 of 2005, upholding the dignity and rights of migrant workers by prescribing the appropriate terms and conditions of their employment and providing mechanisms for regulating activities of companies and their agents.
23:57
23:57

Airlines Want Govt To Test UAE-bound Passengers at Entebbe Airport 2 3

Nabirye says she woke up at 6 am so that she could depart from her home in Kasangati, Gayaza by 8 am. She arrived in Entebbe at 11 am and says her results were released after 4 pm, just in time for check-in at FlyDubai. FlyDubai check-in gate is open from 3-6 pm.
17:18
17:18

Nakiwogo-Buwaya Ferry To Suspend Operations For Maintenance 3 2

The Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA says the Nakiwogo-Buwaya ferry will not work on Saturday and Sunday in order to undergo mandatory maintenance.
08:44
08:44

Dozens Stopped From Boarding Ferry Over COVID-19 Restrictions 3 4 Top story

Marine police officers have today turned away close to seventy people who showed up at Nakiwogo, Entebbe to board MV Kalangala Ferry.
10:54
10:54

UAE Suspends Ethiopian Airlines Over Ugandan Passengers 1

Tstgay says the airline has submitted an application for approval to the Civil Aviation Authority of UAE to resume Entebbe flights.
20:21
20:21

Entebbe Airport: Increased Passenger Numbers Recorded in August 2 1

Mujjuzi however says levying each departing passenger 10 US Dollars, as approved by parliament to boost aviation revenue, and mandatory testing for all arriving passengers could discourage non-essential travel. The government is expected to pronounce itself on both proposed measures and whether or not they will be implemented at the airport.
19:05
19:05

Entebbe Creates Space for 140 Vendors Inside Kitooro Market 4 4

Some vendors led by Samuel Sseninde, the section leader for butchers, have however criticized the municipal council for distorting the market's structure in its bid to create more space.
07:38
07:38

PM Nabbanja Tasks Team To Review COVID-19 Testing Procedures At Entebbe Aiport 2 1 Top story

Initially, the Ministry of Health had directed that effective September 3, all incoming passengers regardless of whether or not they are vaccinated against covid-19 would undertake mandatory testing at Entebbe Airport.
12:42
12:42

Entebbe Surgical Hospital Operates 300 Children in Five months 3 6

Among the 300 beneficiaries is 2-year-old Raymond Lujja. Lujja battled with difficult urination for more than one year because he had a blocked urethra. He explains that the hospital has so far received 1,000 children since it opened on April 15. Of these, 300 children have undergone surgeries. These surgeries were all successful, Menaldo emphasizes.
18:26
18:26

Entebbe Deputy RDC to Meet Leaders Over Kabubu Market 4 3

Ssemakula explains that the local government ministry has come up with regulations for the reconstructed modern markets, including the ban on markets operating within one kilometre of a modern market. He adds that the municipal council expects to collect over shillings 700million from Kitooro market beginning this financial year and so had to let go of the Kabubu market.
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.
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.
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.
11:11
11:11

Entebbe Airport: Passenger Numbers Dropped In Last Two Months 2 6

The passenger numbers began dropping in May from 77,063 travellers to 75,472 passengers in June. The airport recorded the lowest number of travellers in July, with 61,328 passengers. Luggya explains that the growth trend in the last three months was partly impacted by the necessary COVID-19 precautionary measures.
10:16
10:16

Thousands Turn Up for Free Yellow Fever Vaccination in Entebbe 2 5

The vaccination exercise that was organised by National Medical Stores-NMS started on Thursday and will end on Monday.
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.
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15:50

Ugandans Struggling To Meet Revised UAE Travel Requirements 1 4 Top story

Dr. James Eyul, who is in charge of Port Health at Entebbe Airport on behalf of the Ministry of Health, says that samples are currently picked from UAE air bound passengers at the airport and tests are carried out at Peniel Beach.
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