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Uganda on High Alert as Ebola Spreads to Goma

15 Jul 2019 · According to the DRC Health Ministry, the disease which started in Ituri and North Kivu provinces in August is increasingly spreading to other areas. Reports show that more transmissions have been recorded in Lubero, Komanda, Bunia and Ariwara health zones in recent weeks.

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Uganda on High Alert as Ebola Spreads to Goma ebola in uganda 1 1

According to the DRC Health Ministry, the disease which started in Ituri and North Kivu provinces in August is increasingly spreading to other areas. Reports show that more transmissions have been recorded in Lubero, Komanda, Bunia and Ariwara health zones in recent weeks.
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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.
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Gov't to Export 80,000 Workers to UAE Government 2 1

According to the Minister for Gender Labour and Social Development Janat Mukwaya, the agreement paves way for protection of Ugandans seeking to work in the UAE, as the two countries will be able to discuss and exchange views about the workers and their rights.
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UNRA Finally Awards Ugx 547Bn Mpigi Expressway Contract Mark Ssali 1 Top story

“The contract has been awarded to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation and China Railway 19th Bureau Group (U) Ltd. The civil works will soon commence; the project is expected to be delivered in a period of 30 months with defects liability period of 12 months,” Ssali told Uganda Radio Network.
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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.
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Rwandan National Killed in Kisoro

Felix Mushabe, a resident of the area, says they were shocked when they found Niyonzama’s body dumped on the foot path around 08:00am this morning.
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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.