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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 1 2 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 3 4

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 6 2

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 5 2

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.
15:50
15:50

Ugandans Struggling To Meet Revised UAE Travel Requirements 4 1 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.
11:47
11:47

Town Clerk Disbands Kitooro Market Committee over Illegal Allocation of Space 5 3

In June 920 vendors were allocated space in the market, but more than 40 vendors who were in the old Kitooro market and those formerly at Lubigi market in Lugongo-Nakiwogo village say they were denied space in the new market.
12:21
12:21

Vendors Protest Illegal Allocation of Space in Kitooro Market 5 4

In June 920 vendors were allocated space in the market, but more than 40 vendors who were in the old Kitooro market and those formerly at Lubigi market in Lugongo-Nakiwogo village say they have not been allocated space in the new market.
10:21
10:21

Uganda Airlines to Commence Dubai Flights in September-Acting CEO 4 2 Top story

She noted that the national carrier had initially planned to start flying to Dubai, United Arab Emirates on July 16. However, the company had to postpone the launch because UAE suspended flights to Uganda to combat the spread of COVID-19.
11:11
11:11

Seven Laboratories Accredited to Test Migrant Workers for Covid-19 1

Last week security officers at Entebbe International Airport removed 40 migrant workers on a Qatar Airways flight before takeoff over fake COVID-19 vaccination cards.
10:36
10:36

MPs Fault MOH For Hiring Private Laboratories To Test Passengers At Entebbe Airport 5 3

Buikwe South MP, Dr Michael Lulume Bayiga says the private laboratories have been accused of receiving bribes from travellers who don’t want to be tested. He adds that those who dodge the tests are given negative results yet they could be infected.
20:21
20:21

Health Ministry To Re-test Migrant Workers At Entebbe International Airport 2 2

Atwine says the measures will "protect the credibility of the country's health system at meeting international obligations" and also "to deter further blacklisting of Uganda from international travel arrangements". Last month the United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom banned flights from Uganda due to the surging number of COVID-19 cases.
11:43
11:43

6,000 Entebbe Residents to Receive COVID-19 Relief Money -Town Clerk 6 4

Charles Magumba, the Town Clerk of Entebbe Municipality, says his office has submitted a list of 6,000 people to benefit from the COVID-19 relief fund.
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MOH Promises to Install Oxygen Plant At Entebbe Isolation Centre 4 3

Muhammed Mubiru, the Principal Hospital Administrator at Entebbe Hospital Director says the hospital has over 120 patients currently. 40 of these are in critical condition and thereby need oxygen. As result, the hospital needs over 70 oxygen cylinders daily to meet the patients' needs. But the hospital's oxygen plant generates 35 cylinders a day.
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