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13:20
13:20

UNRA Reviewing Entebbe Expressway Design 3 1

An average of 10 accidents take place between the Victoria Mall junction and Mpala every week, according to statistics at Entebbe Police Station. Kampala Metropolitan Traffic Police Commander Norman Musinga says that such accidents are a result of several factors, including among others, drunk driving and recklessness.
16:00
16:00

MV Kaawa Suspends Operations for Major Servicing 1 2

The Engineer in charge of the Vessels at Port Bell - Luzira Aggrey Ojiambo told Uganda Radio Network in an earlier interview that Uganda Railway Corporation needed about USD 5 million (18.3 billion Shillings) to repair the two marine vessels MV Kaawa and MV Pamba.
13:46
13:46

Entebbe Airport Sets up Special Clearance Stands for G77 Summit Delegates 2 1

Uganda was last year selected to host the G77 + China Summit in April this year. The Group of 77 and China (G77) at the United Nations is a coalition of 135 developing nations, designed to promote its members' collective economic interests and create an enhanced joint negotiating capacity in the United Nations.
11:16
11:16

Uganda Engages Guinea Bissau President During Stopover At Entebbe Airport natural resource 3 1

Embalo told URN that Uganda and Guinea Bissau share similar potentials in the oil and agricultural sector, saying they need to benchmark from Uganda on how to manage their oil resource.
20:44
20:44

Kalangala Struggling to Contain Harm Caused by Lightning 2

Bugala island alone, the largest and main of the 84 islands that make up the District is hit by lightning more than 5 times a year destroying equipment used in the generation of power, water and ferry transport.
18:06
18:06

Entebbe Municipality Unveils Plan to Upgrade Major Roads 1 1

The Acting Municipal Engineer Brian Kabunga told URN that the municipality will require up to 200 billion Shillings to upgrade the roads in line with its new development plan. The money will be pooled from Uganda Road Fund, the Ministry of Works and Transport and development partners.
13:12
13:12

Auditor General Queries Kalangala Infrastructure Services 1 1

The total project investment was estimated at USD.49.56 million (UGX 128 billion) and Government, was required to pay in advance, the annual and quarterly support payments to KIS for ferry and road services respectively.
11:27
11:27

MV Kalangala to Undergo Major Servicing in February 1

The vessel according to Sadala Musoke, the managing director of Nation Oil Distributors limited, the company that operates MV Kalangala will be taken to a floating dock at Port bell Luzira to be checked my marine engineers from both the Ministry of Works and from insurance company Lloyds before repairs are done.
17:37
17:37

Government Loses UGX 9.4 billion to Unregistered Marine Vessels 1 1

The Maritime Department of the Ministry of works embarked on the registration of all seaworthy marine vessels in the aftermath of the MV Templar accident on Lake Victoria in 2018. The vessels included watercraft, landing crafts, ferry wagons, boats and canoes, Yatches and speeding fiber boats.
15:34
15:34

Turkey Seeks to Import Labour from Uganda 3 1

The export of labour has become increasingly recognized worldwide as a pro-poor export strategy with significant development impacts especially in the poorest countries of the world according to the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda. By January 2019, Uganda Labour export was estimated to bring into the country up to USD 1.2 billion (about 5.5 trillion Shillings).
11:39
11:39

Gov't Seeks to Expand Graduate Volunteer Scheme Coverage 1 2

The scheme is meant to offer skills to thousands of children who graduate from universities with knowledge and no practical skills to fit within the job market. It is based on the fact that a number of Universities immensely focused on literacy and numeracy skills as opposed to practical skills.
19:26
19:26

China, Uganda Open Frontiers for Fish Maw Trade 3 1

A kilogram of small-sized fish maw costs 160,000 Shillings on the local market while a kilogram of medium-sized maws costs between 350,000 and 800,000 Shillings. A large maw that can make more than a Kilogram costs up to 1,100,000. The maw costs between USD 450 (1.6 million Shillings) to 1,000 (3.6 million Shillings) on the international market.
13:03
13:03

Agriculture Ministry to Adopt 4P Production Model for Major Cash Crops 1 1

The 4P model was applied in Kalangala to bring together 1,300 oil palm outgrowing farmers, the Government of Uganda through the Vegetable Oil Development Project, the funders from the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the Private partners who include oil Palm Uganda Limited.
13:19
13:19

60 Airport Taxis Written Off in Drive to Reduce Carbon Emissions 1 1 Top story

This is in line with an agreement between taxi operators, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority and the International Air Transport Association – IATA to improve the mode of transport at different airports across the country.
07:00
07:00

UWEC Receives First Wildlife Ambulance 5 1 Top story

Flavia Kabahenda, the UWEC Board Chairperson says illicit Wildlife activities remain a huge challenge that requires multinational cooperation so as to protect the remaining wildlife across the world.
17:33
17:33

New Program Takes Over Palm Oil Growing Across the Country 1 1 Top story

The Project takes over from the Vegetable Oil Development Project, which has been managing palm oil growing on Kalangala’s Main Island Bugala and the outlying islands of Bunyama and Bubembe.
07:48
07:48

Ssempijja Differs from Parliament on UPDF Fisheries Operations Lake Victoria 2 1 Top story

Willy Lugoloobi, the Kalangala District LC V Chairperson concurs with Ssempijja, saying there is need to regulate the operations of the unit instead of halting its operations.
09:40
09:40

Mariners Call for Government Commitment to Develop Industry 1 1

The industry has suffered setbacks in the development of the different harbour, piers and landing sites that in turn lives private investors unable to open routes to several destinations across water bodies in the country.
13:01
13:01

Aviation Industry Registers Progresses in 2019 1 1 Top story

Vianney Luggya, the Public Affairs Manager Civil Aviation Authority told Uganda Radio Network on Sunday Morning, that the progress is part of the 20-year National Aviation Master plan put in place in 2015.
14:51
14:51

High Number of Tourists Overwhelm Kalangala MV kalangala 1 1

The huge number of tourists and travelers prompted marine vessels plying the Kalangala route to increase the number of trips but also carry excess passengers on board. The passenger manifest of MV Kalangala shows that the vessel has been carrying on average 500 people since December 20th, 2019 compared 300 last year. MV Vanessa, which commenced operations this year, also took an average of 162 passengers to Kalangala.
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