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19:55
19:55

Three Entebbe Municipal Officials In Custody Over Corruption Allegations 2 2 Top story

The trio was picked up on Tuesday under the supervision of Brig. General Henry Isoke, the head of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit following an impromptu visit by the State Minister for Economic Monitoring, Peter Ogwang. The minister was accompanied by a team of officials from the National Building Review Board-NBRB, State House Anti-Corruption Unit, and police officers to inspect certain projects in the municipality.
12:33
12:33

Vendors Count Losses After Fire Guts Nakiwogo Market 3 6

Police officers at Nakiwogo Police Post say they are still investigating the source of the fire.
10:20
10:20

Construction of UGX 41Bn Security Printing Factory Starts 5 5

Babalanda says that the factory will reduce the cost of printing documents, facilitate the elimination of falsification of information on security documents, and be a source of revenue from the issuance of E-Passports, National Identity Cards, driver’s licenses, and other security documents and also build the capacity of Ugandans in security printing.
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.
10:44
10:44

Lack of Coordination Among Gov't Agencies Frustrating Efforts to Address Complaints from Migrant Workers 3 4

During the meeting, the officials noted that there are over six million nationals from the region working abroad. They noted that the workers face similar challenges such as lack of access to health care, delayed payment or non-payment of wages, physical torture, mistreatment, confiscation of personal and travel documents, sexual harassment and long working hours.
20:57
20:57

IOM Rallies African Govts on Protecting Health Rights of Migrant Workers 4 3

Dr. Fatuma Ahmed, the Consultant on Gender and Social Protection for the IOM's Better Regional Migration Management Project, says female migrant workers abroad are doubly disadvantaged because they are discriminated as females and as migrants.
08:44
08:44

Boat Capsizes on Lake Victoria With Unknown Number of Passengers 2 Top story

Preliminary reports by fishermen indicate that boat could have broken down when fishing nets got stuck in its engine. Moses Musiitwa, a fisherman at Kasenyi landing site, says that the boat capsized between Lukuba and Misenyi island after being hit by strong winds on the lake.
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."
10:19
10:19

Primary School Teacher Drowns in Swimming Pool 1

According to an eyewitness Margaret Namanda, the incident happened between 5:30pm and 6pm on Monday. "Nakyejwe dived into the swimming pool to join three other swimmers. But after three minutes, the swimmers alerted the guide that Nakyejwe was at the bottom of the pool," says Namanda.
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.
15:25
15:25

COVID-19 Tests: Govt Exempts Fully Vaccinated Travelers Crossing Land Border 4

Mwebesa has directed all private laboratories to exit border points immediately "as it is no longer necessary to conduct any COVID-19 tests at land border points of entry."
15:57
15:57

Kitooro Market Records Low Revenue Collection kitooro market rent 2 3

Entebbe Municipal Council had projected to collect 420 million shillings in five months.
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.
17:54
17:54

Rajiv Ruparelia Asked to Comply to Environmental Laws 2 3

The NEMA Executive Director Dr. Akankwasah Barirega says that the developer has been ordered to adjust locations for the hotel, solid waste management site and waste disposal system.
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