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18:17
18:17

KACITA to Punish Vendor for Selling Nsenene Aboard Uganda Airlines 4 1

He says Mubiru is expected to return on Sunday November 28 and that traders will decide on his fate next week during a meeting. Musoke explains further that KACITA has been negotiating with Uganda Airlines for affordable air ticket prices and cargo fares. "So acts like these hamper our efforts,"Musoke adds, "and this is not the first time we are hearing about unruly traders on board. So we must punish Mubiru to instill discipline among traders."
12:21
12:21

Kitooro Market Vendors Demand Reduction of Rent Charges 6 3

Entebbe Municipal Council expects to collect One Billion Shillings from the market in the 2021/2022 financial year.
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.
09:08
09:08

We Must Tighten Accountability for Gov't medicines, Supplies- Ggoobi nms 5 1

Ggoobi noted that it is unacceptable for NMS to continue delivering essential medicines and supplies to health centres, general, regional, and national referral hospitals without demanding accountability for previous deliveries.
19:59
19:59

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

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.
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.
11:43
11:43

Contractor Given One Week to Hand Over Entebbe Isolation Centre 5 2

Eng. George Otim, the Commissioner in charge of Health Infrastructure says that Although the overall progress of the World Bank-funded project now stands at 99 per cent, the contractor has to fix some mechanical works within the medical building and block C that houses the mortuary, pathologist's office, janitor's office and the laundry.
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 4 3 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 6 3

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.
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