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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.
11:38
11:38

Travelers at Entebbe Airport Ignorant of Coronavirus 1 3

The deadly virus said to have originated from the Chinese city of Wuhan has so far killed 213 people in China. Nearly 2,000 new cases were recorded in China in the past 24 hours, raising the worldwide total to nearly 9,800, according to Chinese and World Health Organization data. The vast majority of the cases are inside China, while 98 cases have been confirmed in 18 other countries.
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.
14:54
14:54

Fire Guts UGX 150 million Furniture Store in Katabi Uganda Police Force 1

The Police fire brigade from Entebbe Police Station arrived 40 minutes later, long after the fire had spread. By the time it arrived, rescuers were using basins and water pipes to put out the fire, in vain. However, the Police firefighting truck put out the fire within 20 minutes after arrival.
17:56
17:56

Turkish Ambassador Decries Fake Turkish Investors 1 2

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.
19:30
19:30

Entebbe Mayor, Division Chair Clash over Arrested Teenagers Uganda Police Force 1 3

The two leaders are trading counter-accusations against each other for allegedly encouraging petty theft in the area. Kayanja accuses Kabwama Mutebi of buying alcohol for teenagers and youth groups in the quest for votes instead of encouraging them to engage in productive activities.
12:42
12:42

Traffic Police Deployed at Entebbe Beaches to Tame Drunk Drivers 1 Top story

The police will also be holding joint patrols with the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF, to ensure that no revellers and swimmers are in the waters by 6 p. m. There shall also be no burning of tires and firing of bullets as part of celebrations.
18:12
18:12

32 Arrested in Police Operations In Entebbe Uganda Police Force

While addressing the press on the interventions put in place to control illegalities in the festive season, the Deputy RDC in charge of Entebbe Noor Njuki said the security committee in Entebbe had engaged the Magistrates in the area to ensure that those arrested in illegal activities be remanded immediately to Kigo Prison as investigations continue.
10:18
10:18

26 People Rescued from Drowning in L. Victoria During Festive Season Marine Police Unit 1

Anthony Amanya, the Commandant of the Marine Police Unit told Uganda Radio Network on Friday morning that those rescued had gone swimming in crowded places after taking alcohol, which undermined their ability to swim.
10:36
10:36

Works Ministry Clears MV Kalangala for Extra Trips 2 Top story

Waiswa Bageya, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of works and Transport, in a letter to the Managing Director Nation Oil Distributors Sadala Musoke highlighted that clearance to make more trips to and from Kalangala is with aim to make transport to the Island district safer.
10:18
10:18

Recreation Centers that Fail to Follow Christmas Festival Guidelines Face Closure – RDC aviation police 2

Andrew Otage, the head of Entebbe Municipal Development Foundation told Uganda Radio Network that the regulations will help improve security in the area, which is jeopardized during festivities. Last weekend, the Aviation Police arrested 40 suspected criminals from Spenah and Aero beach.
17:03
17:03

MV Kalangala Misses Major Servicing 1 1

The vessel has one operating propeller, three dysfunctional lavatory units, a dysfunctional crane, poor lighting, flaking marine paint yet the vessel is expected to take an increased number of people to and from Kalangala District during the festive season. Other non-functioning parts of the vessel include the ice making machine
12:23
12:23

UWA Struggles to Capture Stray Crocodile 3 1

Several fishermen have sighted the reptile in the lake between the UPDF Marine Docking pier, the Ministry of Energy and at the shoreline of the Botanical gardens.
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.
16:47
16:47

Senior Four Student Drowns in Lake Victoria 1 1

Kezaala reportedly escaped from the school on Saturday evening with a friend Anthony Isingoma. They travelled to the shoreline of Lake Victoria in Kitinda, towards the sand mining grounds where he went swimming.
12:41
12:41

Islanders Complain of Increasing Border Insecurity Tanzania 3 1 Top story

Led by the Mazinga sub-county chairperson, Sunday Gerald Kayita, the residents complained of theft of property including boat engines, fish and timber to thugs. They claimed that some of the thugs are armed and don’t speak any Ugandan languages.
14:25
14:25

IGAD Countries Lose More Than US$9 billion in Cattle Rustling 3 1

According to Gamba, Sudan Loses US$5.6 billion, Kenya, US$500 million, Uganda US$110 Million, South Sudan US$2.7 billion while each person in Ethiopia loses up to US$13,000 in cattle rustling annually.
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 1 4

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.
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