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12:26
12:26

Vendors Abandon Kitooro Market Over High Dues kitooro market rent 6 4

The market has 1,075 spaces for stalls and lock-up shops but there are less than 330 vendors occupying the market, despite the council projecting to collect over one billion shillings from rent by end of the 2021/2023 financial year.
12:42
12:42

Migrant Workers Paying for COVID-19 Certificates 6 3

Some migrant workers who have failed to generate the vaccination certificates online say they had to pay money.
19:17
19:17

Entebbe Institute Saved from Sale as Custodian Board Admits Wrongful Allocation 5 2 Top story

Sam S. Male, the Acting Executive Secretary of DAPCB on July 18th, 2012 misallocated the institute to Tamali Foods Exporters Ltd on a temporary basis. The company was asked to among others pay monthly token rent of one million shillings and not to make any major developments on the property.
17:25
17:25

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

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 2 7

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.
15:04
15:04

UNRA to Suspend Nakiwogo-Buwaya Ferry Services On Sunday 1

In a press statement, UNRA says that the road works have been completed and the Wakiso District Local Government has requested to use the ferry for the entire day to transport the equipment to the mainland. The ferry operates from 7 am to 6 pm, connecting Entebbe Municipality to Mpigi district.
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.
18:09
18:09

IGG Arrests Former Uganda Airlines CEO Muleya For Snubbing Summons 2 Top story

A statement by the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Dr. Patricia Achan Okiria, shows that Muleya was picked up for failing to heed their summons. "Muleya has been arrested and charged with the offense of failure to attend before the Inspectorate of Government when so ordered," reads the statement.
16:25
16:25

Tanzania's MV Wankyo Gets Stuck on Lake Victoria for Over 20 Hours 2 Top story

"We were scared that the vessel might sink since there are strong winds which form large waves over lake Victoria at the moment. These winds are very strong from April to June every year so sailors and passengers must be careful because boats and vessels can sink if they get problems like engine failure or engines getting stuck in fishing nets," Kalemba says.
14:31
14:31

40,000 Ugandans to Benefit from New UGX 54Bn Biogas Project 3 2

On top of fueling deforestation, Lokeris say the heavy use of charcoal and firewood pose health effects associated with indoor air pollution, estimated to lead to more than 18,000 deaths every year and also fueling gender based violence among women and children in the search for firewood. As a result, he says the new Biogas Project will promote awareness about the need for renewable energy, provide 8,000 bio digesters to 40,000 Ugandans country wide and also offer incentives such as low cost loans to Biogas enterprises.
15:37
15:37

Lawyer Aboneka Sues Govt Over Lack of Street Lights Along Entebbe Expressway 5

He now wants court to declare that the ministry and UNRA "are in breach of their statutory duty and obligation by omitting to install streetlights on the Northern Bypass, Kampala-Entebbe Expressway and all other national roads and highways". He wants court to also order government to install the streetlights along the expressway, highways and national roads across the country within two years. Aboneka is also claiming for shillings 100 million in general damages "as compensation for the grave inconveniences and dangers exposed to the Plaintiff by the Defendants' failure to provide streetlights on the above roads."
07:33
07:33

Security Intercepts Suspected Narcotics Packaged as Coffee Samples 1 3 Top story

The UCAA Spokesperson Vianney Luggya, says that the suspicious cargo was disguised as coffee samples in branded packets of African Premium Coffee for export. It was detected during screening at 10:10 pm on June 13, 2022.
18:00
18:00

Activists Protest As Rosebuds Ltd Expands Namulanda Farmland into Lake Victoria 5 4 Top story

The group established the Namulanda farmland in 2000 covering 13 hectares. In May 2013, the company secured permission from the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA to use 50 of the 98 hectares of Lutembe Bay wetland. Lutembe Bay wetland sits at the edge of Lake Victoria in Katabi Town Council.
11:35
11:35

Man Fined UGX2m For Attempting to Traffick Workers 1

Sharif Mbabali, a resident of Kanawa, Wakiso district, was arrested last month after eleven girls were intercepted at Entebbe International Airport.
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.
07:59
07:59

URA Opens Air Cargo Control Unit at Entebbe Airport Illicit trade 6 3 Top story

Abel Kagumire, the Commissioner of Customs at URA opened the unit together with Sharon Nyambe, the Head of Uganda- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime-UNODC Office, and Nadia Cannata from the European Union Delegation in Uganda Wednesday.
12:51
12:51

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

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.
13:08
13:08

Aviation Community Raises UGX 18M for Visually Impaired Learners 2 5

Moses Obbi, the President of UGAISOA, says that they need to raise over Shillings 150million to support and keep 3,000 visually impaired learners in school for a 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.
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