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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.
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.
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.
17:56
17:56

Turkish Ambassador Decries Fake Turkish Investors 2 1

Kerem explained that the same people he didn’t name tried to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in 2016 and overthrow his government. He advised government and all Ugandans to consult the Turkish embassy in Kampala if they receive any Turkish organization they are not sure of.
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.
14:59
14:59

Gov't Starts Repairs of Kalangala – Entebbe Docking Piers docking site 1 1

The piers both in Nakiwogo and Lutoboka have been rotting away. Their accessibility to passengers being difficult especially in rainy seasons since they become sub merged. The piers are rock filled and last underwent repairs and maintenance about 8 years ago.
15:38
15:38

Enforcement of Maritime Laws Fails, a Year After MV Templar Accident 3 1

Alex Mugoya, a vessel captain with Kalangala Infrastructure Service Maritime Department suggests that the technology used by vessels should be merged with modern GPS technology and echo sounders to help captains navigate the lake with knowledge of items beneath while measuring the distance and depth of the lake.
14:24
14:24

Ethiopia, Qatar to Train Ugandan Students in Aviation Operations 1 1

The Aviators in the two countries will train Ugandan students in cabin crew handling, airport operations, Aviation Security awareness, ticketing and travel, amongst others. Under the partnership, Ugandan aviation students will be taken to Qatar and Ethiopian Aviation Academies for further studies after professional training in Ugandan schools.
13:10
13:10

Docking Piers Rotting Away 3 1

Piers currently in an appalling state include the Buwaya pier for the Buwaya ferry, the Buvuma – Kiyindi pier for the Buvuma ferry, Bukasa pier and that for residents in Namayingo and Sigulu islands. They are either broken, submerged by water or neglected.
06:57
06:57

President Museveni Defends Chinese Loans China loans 3 1 Top story

Responding to questions from Journalists on Uganda borrowing a lot of loans for infrastructure development, Museveni praised China for giving Uganda loans for projects neglected by other partners. According to Museveni, this has enabled Uganda to save its money for other things, and use the loans, which have a longer repayment period.
17:47
17:47

Africa Moots for Joint Position on Global Technology 2 1

The formulation of an African position according to Godfrey Mutabaazi the Executive Director of the Uganda Communications Commission will enable Africa tackle all the challenges each member country faces relating to ICT.
20:13
20:13

CAA Awarded for Outstanding Security, Safety Performance 2

The International Civil Aviation Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It codifies the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth.
12:24
12:24

East African Standby Force Moots for Construction of Marine Rescue Centres 4 1

The force, formerly known as the Eastern Africa Standby Brigade, is one of the five regional forces for Peace Support Operations consisting of military, police and civilian component. Its member states include Uganda, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda.
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.
19:15
19:15

Inaugural Flight Costs Uganda Airlines UGX 120m 1

Jennifer Bamutulaki Musiime, the Marketing and Commercial Director of the Airline Company says that the offer to several officials, celebrities and business operators across the country was a way to market the airline to all the people across the region.
14:28
14:28

Livestock Gene Bank Will Improve Productivity-Agriculture Minister Gene Bank Entebbe 1 3

Ssempijja says that the Gene Bank will increase livestock production and productivity and farmers will upgrade subsistence agriculture to commercial livestock.
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.
12:53
12:53

Kalangala Marine Vessel Certified Despite Delays 4 1

The Vessel was transported to Port Florence, Kisumu Kenya to undergo an overhaul, maintenance, upgrade and classification in February this year. It was expected to return in four weeks. However, the vessel has so far spent four months in Kisumu raising concerns amongst travellers and business people in Kalangala.
15:26
15:26

Lack of Drone Regulations Threatening National Security – UPDF 1 1

Major David Rusoke, an IT officer at the Uganda Peoples Defense Air Force says that many drones are still held at the Customs department for scrutiny because they are deemed to be a threat to National Security.
12:49
12:49

Kenya, Uganda Revamp Marine Vessels to Open Northern Economic Corridor 1 1

MV Uhuru, together with MV Umoja in Tanzania, MV Kaawa, MV Kabalega and MV Pamba in Uganda were part of the East African Railways, a subsidiary of the Royal Mail Services. Before June 2018, only MV Umoja was operational, transporting goods across borders. Pamba and Kaawa were grounded, and Uhuru had been neglected at Port Florence, Kisumu in Kenya.
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