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10:39
10:39

Geological Museum Struggles to Replace Stolen Mineral Samples After 30 Years investment 3 4

Richard Kigwe, a Geologist at the facility explained to URN that for the last three decades, the lost glory of the museum has not yet been fully restored to the required level because vital samples were either robbed or tampered with.
23:24
23:24

Uganda Airlines Downplays Impact of Kenya Airways-SA Airways Merger 2 3

Yogi Biriggwa the former CEO South African Airlines in Uganda, says Uganda Airlines needs a competent board of directors and staff. "Uganda Airlines must be operated like a business and people including crew members must be recruited on merit to attract passengers and make profits."
08:41
08:41

Entebbe Municipal Council to Register Kitooro Market Vendors Afresh 4 2

On Wednesday, municipal officials led by Frank Sekagiri, the Community Development Officer for Entebbe Municipality met the vendors and all agreed to register the vendors next week on Wednesday.
11:32
11:32

UAE Eases Restrictions on Transit Passengers from Uganda 1

In its latest update on COVID-19 testing requirements, the condition was waived for passengers to six of the seven emirate countries. Passengers now need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result certificate issued from an accredited laboratory within 48 hours to departure. Only those destined to Dubai are required to have a certificate issued within six hours to departure.
17:47
17:47

Motorists Start Paying Toll Fees for Entebbe Expressway 5 2 Top story

Works and Transport Minister Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala who launched the commencement of toll collections at Kajjansi said the collections will be used to maintain and repay a 350 million US Dollar loan that Uganda used to construct the expressway.
14:03
14:03

UAE Lifts Travel Ban On Uganda Amidst Tight Restictions 1 2

George Wangaya, the Managing Director of Awel Tours and Travel Agency, says that the ministry of health should tighten its grip on laboratories or test UAE-bound at the airport. The agency offers services namely air ticketing, tours & Safaris, consultancy services, car hire, hotel booking, and Visa arrangements for UAE.
17:18
17:18

UAE Suspends Flights From Uganda To Contain Spread Of Omicron 1

Uganda is the latest to be added to the UAE red list. The list now has 12 African countries. Two days ago, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority issued directives to suspend flights from Nigeria, Ethiopia and Tanzania. Others on the list are Kenya, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Eswatini.
08:20
08:20

MOH Needs UGX 130Bn For Port Health Structures, Services 1 2

Addressing journalists on Thursday, Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, said port health is an expensive venture because Ugandan borders lack the structures, equipment, and workers.
16:45
16:45

Festive Fever: Uganda Airlines Records Increased Bookings Festive season 4 4

Rahim says the busiest routes are departing flights from Entebbe to Mombasa, Zanzibar, Nairobi Kilimanjaro, and Johannesburg to Entebbe.
16:26
16:26

NSSF Needs UGX 1 Trillion to Pay Mid-Term Access 2 5

Byaruhanga said that the latest figures show that 113,000 savers are eligible for midterm access, up from 93,000 three months ago.
12:12
12:12

Public Accountants Told to Drink Water, Take Walks for Keeping Alive 6 1

Turyabahika noted that while some people have been hesitant to get vaccinated against COVID-19 due to fears that they will get blood clots, he says they are still vulnerable to getting blood clots when they get infected with Covid-19 because all viruses cause blood clots. As a result, he is advising people to get vaccinated and ensure they drink at least two litres of water daily, undertake regular physical exercises such as walks and swimming to prevent blood clots.
18:17
18:17

KACITA to Punish Vendor for Selling Nsenene Aboard Uganda Airlines 4 1

He says Mubiru is expected to return on Sunday November 28 and that traders will decide on his fate next week during a meeting. Musoke explains further that KACITA has been negotiating with Uganda Airlines for affordable air ticket prices and cargo fares. "So acts like these hamper our efforts,"Musoke adds, "and this is not the first time we are hearing about unruly traders on board. So we must punish Mubiru to instill discipline among traders."
12:21
12:21

Kitooro Market Vendors Demand Reduction of Rent Charges 3 6

Entebbe Municipal Council expects to collect One Billion Shillings from the market in the 2021/2022 financial year.
08:51
08:51

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.
09:08
09:08

We Must Tighten Accountability for Gov't medicines, Supplies- Ggoobi nms 5 1

Ggoobi noted that it is unacceptable for NMS to continue delivering essential medicines and supplies to health centres, general, regional, and national referral hospitals without demanding accountability for previous deliveries.
19:59
19:59

Gov't to Start Tolling Kampala-Entebbe Expressway Next Year 1 4

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.
12:34
12:34

COVID-19: MV Kalangala's Unvaccinated Staff Risk Their Jobs 1 2

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.
11:43
11:43

Contractor Given One Week to Hand Over Entebbe Isolation Centre 2 5

Eng. George Otim, the Commissioner in charge of Health Infrastructure says that Although the overall progress of the World Bank-funded project now stands at 99 per cent, the contractor has to fix some mechanical works within the medical building and block C that houses the mortuary, pathologist's office, janitor's office and the laundry.
11:49
11:49

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.
18:57
18:57

New CAA Boss Bamwesigye Vows to Restore Public Confidence in Aviation 3

When Entebbe Airport was partially shut down for seven months in 2020, UCAA was only collecting one billion Shillings a month. Bamwesigye says that even though the airport resumed commercial passenger flights last October, the regulator is only collecting about shillings 7 billion per month. Yet before the COVID-19 pandemic, CAA used to collect 28 billion to 30 billion Shillings per month.ing for increased funding to fast track capital developments such as the upgrade and expansion of Entebbe Airport among others.
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