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MPs push for release of Sh440 billion for Entebbe Airport expansion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Physical Infrastructure wants the government to release Sh440 billion for the second phase of upgrading and expansion of Entebbe International Airport. The committee Chairperson David Karubanga says the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA has completed close to 80 percent of the …

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First Oil 2025: Kabaale airport takes shape

➡️ 3.5 kilometers runway ➡️ Long enough for: ✅Boeing 777 ✅Antonov 124 Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Construction of the Hoima-based Kabaale International Airport will be completed in 16 months from now. The contractor-SBC and Uganda Refinery Holding Company say slightly above 30 percent of the work is yet …

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7 Afghan civilians killed amid chaos at Kabul airport

London, UK | XINHUA |  Seven Afghan civilians were killed amid chaos near the Kabul airport as people swarmed the area in hopes of boarding an evacuation flight following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, Britain’s Ministry of Defense said Sunday. The ministry did not elaborate when they were killed or …

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Airport taxi operators decry loss of business

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Airport taxi operators say the implementation of the new COVID-19 preventive measures at the airport have affected their business. Travelers entering the country are required to test for COVID-19 at the testing centre in the gardens of Peniel Beach Hotel, less than two kilometres away from …

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COVID-19 quarantine centers to close

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Quarantine centres are set to close after people who returned from abroad before October 1st, completed their required 14-day stay. The Ministry’s senior Public Relations Officer Emmanuel Ainebyoona said everyone that is coming into the country will now be required to present COVID-19 negative …

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