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17:25
17:25

Rising Fuel Prices: MV Vanessa, Nathalie Cut Trips on Entebbe-Kalangala Route 2 5

The company says that effective next week, the vessels will operate on Monday evening, Tuesday morning, Friday evening, and Sunday afternoon.
02:04
02:04

Passengers Advised to Travel Light as Strikes in European Airports Persist 7 2

Geert Lennen, the Country Manager of SN Brussels says passengers since last month have had to bear with long queues at security check points and arrive at final destinations in and outside Europe minus their checked-in baggage due to staff shortages.
19:56
19:56

Bamuturaki Appointed Substantive CEO of Uganda Airlines 2

Bamuturaki replaced Muleya last May after President Yoweri Museveni ordered the suspension of 13 top airline officials on allegations of corruption and mismanagement.
07:52
07:52

Tourism Ministry Identifies 11 Acres of Land for Mahatma Gandhi Convention Center mahatma ghandi 5

Charles Magumba, the Town Clerk for Entebbe Municipality, says that the center will now be built in Bugonga village in Entebbe. He says the center will among others boost revenue for the municipality from tourism and the hospitality sector and also create jobs. The convention center was expected to sit on a 32-acre piece of land.
10:16
10:16

NARO Blocks Return of Motorsport at Entebbe Botanical Gardens 2 1

But the Federation of Motor Sports Associations of Uganda-FMU had requested permission to host a rally on July 24, 2022, in the Gardens, an event last held in 2013 before it was stopped by NARO over security and environmental concerns. According to FMU, the event, now one month away is a fundraising drive for Rally Ace Yusuf Bukenya, whose vehicle caught fire during a rally in Fort Portal, four years ago.
10:28
10:28

Govt Collects UGX 13Bn From Tolling Entebbe Expressway in Four Months 4

Joy Nabasa, the Public Relations Manager of French Firm Egis, which maintains the road and collects the toll on behalf of UNRA, says that they collected the money between January 8, 2022, and May 24, 2022, when the exercise began.
12:51
12:51

Uganda Airlines’ Scenic Flights Targeting First Time Travelers, Boosting Revenues 7 4

Vilakazi Safaris' Oketa says the company is organizing these flights purposely for first time flyers and those who love sightseeing, and to boost revenues. Uganda Airlines itself made a whopping 7 billion shillings from 10 charters in the first quarter of this year.
06:49
06:49

Two Ugandans Held in India Over Illegal Possession of Cocaine

India's National Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 prohibits the manufacture, distribution, financing, and consumption of illegal substances. Section 23 of the Act provides that any person who engages in illegal import or export or transshipment of narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances shall on conviction serve a jail term ranging from one year to 20 years and various fines based on the quantity of the banned substance.
13:28
13:28

Pilgrims Walk, Run from Munyonyo to Kampala Ahead of Martyrs Day 1 3

The Munyonyo Minor Masilica stands at the point where the Uganda martyrs began their walk of faith to martyrdom at Namugongo execution ground on the orders of Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda Kingdom between 1885 and 1886.
18:20
18:20

Police Constable Found Dead at Entebbe Zoo 2

Police are investigating a suspected suicide vide CRB 725/2022. Luke Owoyesigire, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson, says Kawu's "colleague alleges he heard gunshots about 2 am on the lakeside. He never minded and thought their marine colleagues had shot someone."
08:20
08:20

Ugandan Dies Aboard Ethiopian Airlines flight To Entebbe 1

Luggya says doctors from Kazuri Medical, a clinic based at the airport, confirmed that the passenger was dead on arrival.
11:14
11:14

Govt Yet to Approve Probe Team for RwandAir Runway Incident 4

According to sources at the Works ministry, names of five people to constitute the probe team have been forwarded to General Katumba Wamala, the Minister of Works and Transport for approval. Katumba has not yet announced announced the team.
23:52
23:52

MPs Query Army's Capacity to Complete Modification of Passenger Terminal Building 6 2 Top story

The UPDF engineering brigade started working on the passenger Terminal Building extension project on April 9 and is expected to complete it within a year.
21:32
21:32

Labour Officer Calls for Mediation Meeting Between Uganda Airlines, Former CEO Muleya 4

The labour dispute stems from the government terminating Muleya's employment contract as CEO of Uganda Airlines in February.
20:19
20:19

Flights Resume at Entebbe International Airport after Over Ten Hours 1

Vianney Luggya, the spokesperson Uganda Civil Aviation Authority, says "Entebbe International Airport's main runway (17/35) is now open and flights have been given clearance to resume."
12:29
12:29

Rwandair Aircraft Skids Off Entebbe Airport Main Runway 2

RwandAir, in its press statement dated April 20 says the its aircraft flight WB464 upon landing at Entebbe Airport was involved in a runway incursion as a result of bad weather. It adds that "all passengers and flight crew deplaned safely with no reported injuries."
17:09
17:09

MV Kalangala Resumes Operations 3 5

Sadala Musoke, the Managing Director of Nation Oil Distributors limited, which operates MV Kalangala, says the ferry was grounded for more than a month because some spare parts were not available in Uganda. He explains that the spare parts are usually imported from Italy and Turkey.
16:27
16:27

Former Uganda Airline CEO Demands Reinstatement or UGX 3.5BN 2 Top story

Through his lawyers Muwema and CO. Advocates and Solicitors, Muleya accuses the government of unlawfully suspending and later terminating his employment contract. Mulema wrote to Bageya on March 28 as the interim board Chairman and PS Ministry of Works over the matter.
16:25
16:25

UCAA Recognizes Longest Serving Female Staff 2 4

The women serve in various departments including human resources, engineering, customer care service, and security.
14:23
14:23

Gov't Questions Contractor Over Failure to Provide Alternative Vessel marine transport 1

Bageya Waiswa, the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Works says that he has received complaints from islanders that NODL has not provided an alternative marine vessel to operate the Kalangala-Entebbe route for one month MV Kalangala will not be operating.
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