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13:34
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Conservationists Want Incentives for Rangers, Communities 5 2

The conservationists argue that giving tokens or incentives to communities living near protected areas will encourage them to alert rangers when wild animals leave their habitats and also ensure fellow community members do not kill the animals.
08:51
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New Entebbe-Kalangala Ferry Ready-National Oil Company 1 3 Top story

Sadala Musoke, the Chief Executive Officer NODL, says the new ferry dubbed MV NODL will complement MV Kalangala to meet the increasing demand due to the growth in passenger numbers over the years particularly during the festive season.
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New Wildlife Prosecution Guidelines Will Secure More Convictions-DPP 4 5

Charles Elem-Ogwal, the Deputy DPP in charge of Prosecutions, says the guidelines are timely because wildlife crimes are rampant and the guidelines will be key in securing convictions.
19:59
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Gov't to Start Tolling Kampala-Entebbe Expressway Next Year 4 1

The toll collections will be made by French firm Egis Operations SPA. Uganda National Roads Authority -UNRA has contracted the firm at a cost of shillings 122billion for maintenance and tolling operations for five years.
08:28
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Health Ministry Defends Testing Vaccinated Passengers At Entebbe Airport 1 4

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, while addressing the media at the health ministry headquarters on Friday, says the government will test all arriving passengers to curb the importation of COVID-19 variants into the country.
12:34
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COVID-19: MV Kalangala's Unvaccinated Staff Risk Their Jobs 2 1

Njuki says service providers such as taxi drivers, conductors, boda boda motorcyclists and crews for water vessels like MV Kalangala should get vaccinated. "In future, it could become a requirement that only those who are vaccinated will be allowed to carry passengers," says Njuki. Another staff member, who issues receipts, says staff are currently scared that they might lose their jobs if they do not get fully vaccinated by end of November.
11:49
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Uganda, 46 Other Countries Removed from UK Red List 1 1 Top story

Uganda was red-listed on June 30, at a time the country was battling with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time, the country was implementing a 42-day lockdown, as one of the measures taken by the government to keep Coronavirus at bay.
08:44
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Dozens Stopped From Boarding Ferry Over COVID-19 Restrictions 4 3 Top story

Marine police officers have today turned away close to seventy people who showed up at Nakiwogo, Entebbe to board MV Kalangala Ferry.
10:54
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UAE Suspends Ethiopian Airlines Over Ugandan Passengers 1

Tstgay says the airline has submitted an application for approval to the Civil Aviation Authority of UAE to resume Entebbe flights.
20:21
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Entebbe Airport: Increased Passenger Numbers Recorded in August 2 1

Mujjuzi however says levying each departing passenger 10 US Dollars, as approved by parliament to boost aviation revenue, and mandatory testing for all arriving passengers could discourage non-essential travel. The government is expected to pronounce itself on both proposed measures and whether or not they will be implemented at the airport.
10:20
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UWEC Opens Conservation, Education Library At the Zoo 4 5 Top story

Mark Cotham, the President of Books for Development, who led a guided tour inside the library on Friday, said opening a conservation and education library is like planting and growing a tree.
20:07
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Over 50,000 Get Vaccinated Against Yellow Fever in NMS Drive 2

54,750 Ugandans have been vaccinated against Yellow Fever in the twelve day exercise organised by the National Medical Stores-NMS.
11:11
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Entebbe Airport: Passenger Numbers Dropped In Last Two Months 2 6

The passenger numbers began dropping in May from 77,063 travellers to 75,472 passengers in June. The airport recorded the lowest number of travellers in July, with 61,328 passengers. Luggya explains that the growth trend in the last three months was partly impacted by the necessary COVID-19 precautionary measures.
11:49
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CAA Approves Uganda Airlines' Airbuses 2

Uganda Airlines had initially planned to start flying to Dubai on July 16, 2021, but postponed the launch because CAA had not approved the two A330-800Neo Airbuses to be included on the Air Operators Certificate- AOC.
19:51
19:51

Excitement, Joy As Ugandan Olympic Medalists Receive Heroic Welcome 3 3 Top story

The Higher Education State Minister, John Chrysostom Muyingo and officials from the Ministry of Education and Sports, the Uganda Athletic Federation and the National Council of Sports received the team.
10:21
10:21

Uganda Airlines to Commence Dubai Flights in September-Acting CEO 2 4 Top story

She noted that the national carrier had initially planned to start flying to Dubai, United Arab Emirates on July 16. However, the company had to postpone the launch because UAE suspended flights to Uganda to combat the spread of COVID-19.
11:40
11:40

200 Labour Export Companies in Crisis as Flights to UAE are Suspended 1

Uganda Airlines has also been preparing to launch flights to Dubai at the end of this month using its two newly acquired A330-800Neo Airbuses. And the over 200 labour export companies under Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA) will soon meet to discuss the latest move and communicate the way forward.
11:51
11:51

Uganda Airlines Direct Flights to South Africa Excite Frequent Travelers 2 2

Eng.Mohamed Kaggwa Maseko, a Ugandan who is a permanent resident in South Africa says that it has been a hustle having to stop over in Nairobi or Addis Ababa for long hours, moreover worsened by the increase of (health) procedures at every airport in transit which is already hectic.
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Growing Human Needs Threatening Survival of Chimpanzees 4 2 Top story

The chimps live in or outside mainly tropical rain forests and woodlands located in Western Uganda such as Bugoma, Budongo, and Kibale among others There are also 25 individual chimpanzees that have been identified in Otzi Central Forest Reserve in West Nile, another habitat for the eastern chimpanzee.
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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.
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