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18:01
18:01

Gov’t Explains Strain in Evacuating Ugandans Stuck Abroad lockdown 1 1

Oryem says that the first challenge is that the only available option of chattering flights is too costly, even when there is a will to save nationals from the agony they are experiencing as a result of the lockdowns.
15:18
15:18

Ministry of Health Traces 14,000 Travellers for COVID-19 Testing COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

The Ministry of Health has said it has so far tracked down and tested 14,000 people of the 18,000 who came into the country from 7th to 22nd of March.
12:57
12:57

Encroachment on Entebbe Airport Land Threatens Uganda’s Airspace 2 1

Aviation experts say that the construction of storied buildings close to the airport reduces flight height for planes to take off and land at the airport. They further argue that such buildings can easily be used by terrorists to launch attacks on aircraft, posing a security risk to residents and travellers.
14:11
14:11

Entebbe Airport Expansion to Increase Passenger Traffic 2 1

The on-going airport expansion works include erection of a new cargo centre with storage capacity of 100,000 tonnes, way higher than 59,000 tonnes of the former centre, an apron, an upgrade on the runway 12/30 among others.
12:26
12:26

Relocation of Airport Taxis Angers Drivers 1 2 Top story

The operators led by their Chairperson, Jackson Sserubidde are now pleading with Civil Aviation Authority to reconsider offering them space close to the main parking of the airport where they can easily pick up travelers to their final destination.
10:49
10:49

BIDCO In UGX 74 Billion Fraud Scandal uganda radio 1 Top story

Patrick Ochieng, a Senior Estates Officer at Oil Palm Uganda Limited told Uganda Radio Network that Rao threw in the towel because he couldnt survive the audit since he approved the fake transactions by Naidhu.
20:27
20:27

DRC National Confesses to Murder of Two University Students boyfriend 1 1

The suspect identified as Malimali Ndihoma Sisco Mashal Justine is believed to have been an ex-boyfriend to one of the victims. He was arrested on Monday while trying to leave Uganda through Entebbe International Airport.
14:00
14:00

Bobi Wine Arrives Home Safely-Police wakiso district 1 Top story

A reliable police source told URN that police planned the route well in advance. The Kampala Metropolitan Commander, Moses Kafeero pitched Camp in Kalerwe to ensure everything goes according to plan.
06:52
06:52

Bobi Wine's Return: Army, Police Erect Road Block on Entebbe Road home 1

By 10:48pm on Wednesday night, police had erected a road block at Kajjansi. The officers were screening each vehicle driving through the checkpoint, which led to a heavy traffic jam.
16:53
16:53

Medical Association Condemns Gov't Action Against Zaake, Kyagulanyi robert kyagulanyi 1 3

The Criminal Investigations Department, the two did not have the approval for seeking medical treatment abroad. Medical referrals from Uganda require that persons seeking treatment abroad must be examined by a consultant who prepares a report indicating that their medical condition can only be managed abroad.
07:33
07:33

Air Tanzania Launches Flights to Uganda country 4 2

Vianney Luggya, the Public Relations Officer Civil Aviation Authority, says Air Tanzania is one of the five new carriers flying to Entebbe International Airport following an increase in traffic to the country.
07:42
07:42

Poor State of Access Road Irks Kigungu Residents uganda 3

The Deputy Mayor of Entebbe Municipality, Richard Ssekyondo who resides in the area, says their pleas to Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA to rehabilitate the road have fallen on deaf ears.
15:57
15:57

Mufti Flags Off 500 Ugandan Pilgrims mother 1 Top story

Addressing the pilgrims, Sheikh Mubaje thanked them for sacrificing money to fulfill the fifth pillar of Islam, saying it will strengthen their belief and faith in Islam. He asked them to pray for peace in Uganda and unity of Muslims in the country as well as Muslim countries around the world.
16:07
16:07

Malawian National Arrested Trafficking Heroine narcotic 1 1

Preliminary police findings show that Mukwate traveled to Uganda from Malawi by road carrying the suspected heroine and booked a flight with Ethiopian Airlines destined for New Delhi on Saturday upon his arrival in Kampala.
17:36
17:36

Interpol Director Tips Namisindwa Officials on Human Traffickers district

According to Yiga, because of the vigilance at Entebbe International Airport, traffickers have resorted to Lwakhakha and other borders to smuggle young girls outside the country with promises of employment opportunities abroad.
09:12
09:12

How Entebbe Court Dismissed Cocaine Case kale kayihura 1 Top story

Irene Nakimbugwe, the Deputy spokesperson of the Directorate of Public Prosecution confirmed to URN that the case was thrown out.
18:42
18:42

Don't Turn Yellow Fever Vaccination into Business - PS Atwine moh 3 1

Diana Atwine, the health ministry permanent secretary, has urged health facilities not to turn yellow fever vaccination into a business venture. A total of 22 health facilities from Kampala, Tororo, Kabale and Entebbe have been given the green light to administer the vaccine by the ministry.
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