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11:25
11:25

Visitor Numbers Remain Low At UWEC 3 5

David Musingo, UWEC's Manager of Education and Information Department, says the visitor numbers are still low, compared to the daily average of 500 visitors on weekdays and 2,000 on weekends before the outbreak of covid-19.
21:31
21:31

EACOP Talks Inch Towards A Last-Minute Deal—As Museveni, Suluhu Meet PAU 1 2 Top story

A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.
14:30
14:30

Entebbe Residents Outraged by Dirty Streets, Waste 6 5

Its location, as the host of Uganda’s sole international airport, the Botanical Gardens, the famous Entebbe Zoo and as a peninsular into Lake Victoria, gave it a niche, as an ideal destination for tourists to Historical sites, leisure parks, hotels and sand beaches. Back then, a visit to Entebbe came with a breath of fresh air as a gentle breeze from the lake swept through the town, blowing the wind softly, through the clean streets.
09:53
09:53

Aviation Industry Picking Slowly; Players Hope for Full Recovery Next Year 3 2

Entebbe Airport handled 1,980,000 international passengers in 2019 compared to 565,541 passengers in 2020, which Kiggundu says is a clear demonstration that the pandemic affected passenger traffic. Kiggundu explains further that "even after resumption of passenger operations, the situation is yet to stabilise" because the operations have hit an all-time low and resulted in the huge drop in UCAA revenues.
13:26
13:26

Canadian Traveler Fined UGX 500,000 Over Fake COVID-19 Test Certificate 1 2

Namirembe told Uganda Radio Network-URN, that Carino told police that he was approached by two men at Victorial Mall, Entebbe municipality. The men claimed that they are laboratory technicians and that they operate a clinic that tests for COVID-19.
09:07
09:07

Entebbe Hospital To Re-open Next Month 3 3 Top story

The hospital will resume normal operations in a phased manner, as it will also continue handling Covid-19 cases. It will only resume full operations at the completion of the renovation works at the National Isolation Centre next month.
16:36
16:36

COVID-19: UVRI's Most Tense Phase in Almost a Century 4 2

Though the institution was established in the 1930s, Kaleebu says some sections of the public were not aware of the work it has been playing in research on viral transmitted infections in animals and human beings.
15:08
15:08

378 Vaccinated Against Covid-19 at Entebbe Hospital 2

According to Dr John Kalyesubula, the medical officer at Entebbe Municipal Council, 378 people have so far been vaccinated out of a stock of 740 vaccine doses delivered at the hospital.
16:41
16:41

COVID-19 Terrified Us, But Tapped Our Inner Capabilities -Entebbe Medics 2 7

The case, a Ugandan national who had travelled from the United Arab Emirates, was initially admitted as a suspect, at a time when the whole world was paralysed by the pandemic. He tested positive to COVID-19 on March 21, 2020, more than two months after Chinese authorities announced that a viral pneumonia of unknown origin was baffling doctors in the city of Wuhan.
09:21
09:21

MPs Want Substantive UCAA Director General Appointed 5 2

The Kasilo County MP Elijah Okupa and Bunyole West MP, James Waluswaka tasked the board to explain why it has not yet appointed a substantive Director-General. The new board, chaired by retired Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma was inaugurated on 25th June 2020, a few days to Kakuba's retirement.
16:36
16:36

Entebbe Public Library Gets New Home 7 5

Two years ago, the public library was shifted to the third floor of Entebbe Municipal Offices. However, the library occupies one room, which can accommodate less than ten book shelves. As a result, two corridors have been occupied by book shelves and tables while some of the books have also been tied in sacks or packed in boxes placed on tables and on the floor.
12:28
12:28

Constant Disinfection, Violent Patients Damaged Entebbe Hospital Premises, Equipment 5 8

Sserwanga says some patients resorted to breaking taps, sinks or washing basins, breaking cistern covers and plastic floats. Some patients would swing on the shower heads and overtime, the shower heads either got loose or broken.
10:05
10:05

Activists, Buganda Kingdom Rally Kigungu Residents To Clean Up Lake Victoria Shores 8 7

Bubye told the residents that the team was on a fact finding mission on the source of pollution, extent of pollution and degradation urge people to clean up the lake.
15:14
15:14

UCAA Renews Licenses of Seven Air Operators 2 2

Eng. Ronny Barongo , the UCAA Director of Safety, Security and Economic Regulation, says the committee looks into the applicant's documents to ensure that they meet the requirements.
10:10
10:10

MV Kalangala Suspends Operations for Servicing 4 3 Top story

Sadala Musoke, the Chief Executive Officer NODL, says the service will involve overhauling the engine of the ferry. He explains that the ferry is supposed to have an engine overhaul after every 10,000 running hours.
14:49
14:49

Uganda Airlines Gets Dubai, London Slots But Airbuses Remain Grounded 1

Roger Wamala, the Uganda Airlines Commercial Director says the two aircraft, code named Mt Elgon and Mt. Rwenzori, will however remain grounded because the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA has not yet cleared them to fly. UCAA is expected to clear the planes end of April.
12:57
12:57

Construction of OPD At Katabi Health Centre III Commences 3 6

Construction follows the closure of the out-patients department at Entebbe Regional Referral to manage coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.
09:58
09:58

Assailants Kill Nalugala Mobile Money Agent

"Her home was five minutes away from the mobile money kiosk," says village chairman Henry Galiwango. "She had just opened her door when they shot her because she died with an open padlock in one of her hands.
08:13
08:13

Five NUP Supporters Released From Custody in Entebbe 5

However, Luwaga and Nsubuga have been charged with incitement of violence, contrary to section 83, subsection one of the Penal Code Act.
15:04
15:04

Army Brutality Cost Museveni Votes from the Islands - Voters buvuma island 3 6

Unlike previous elections where Museveni won in both districts, he lost to the National Unity Platform (NUP) candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu also known as Bobi Wine. Bobi Wine won Buvuma district with 64 per cent of the total votes cast while Museveni scored 32 per cent, a drop from the 57 per cent score against Kiiza Besigye in 2016.
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