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Parliament approves new aviation law

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has passed the Civil Aviation Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2024 that will bring Uganda’s aviation authority in conformity with the Convention on International Civil Aviation. This follows the approval of eight amendments under the proposed Bill, which will now be forwarded to the …

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House Committee, CAA disagree over US$199 million loan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The meeting between the House Committee on National Economy and Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) ended prematurely, when the aviation regulator failed to provide proper accountability for a loan worth US $199, 990,416. The loan, obtained from Export-Import Bank of China in 2016 aimed at …

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Ministers to present statement on Entebbe Airport extortions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministers for Works and Internal Affairs have been directed to present a joint statement to the House on allegations of extortion at Entebbe International Airport. The directive by Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa was made during the House sitting on Tuesday, 24 January 2022. “The …

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2023 World Athletics Indoor Championships postponed to 2025

Beijing, China | Xinhua | The 2023 World Athletics Indoor Championships in Nanjing have been postponed to March 2025, the Chinese Athletics Association (CAA) confirmed on Thursday night. “The decision was made as the World Athletics, the Nanjing organising committee and the CAA came to the agreement after consultation. The exact …

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PPDA regulations flouted in Entebbe Airport contract award

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has discovered that procurement regulations in the award of the US$200 million contract for the expansion and upgrading of Entebbe International Airport were flouted. In 2014, Government through Ministry of Works and Transport contracted China …

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ANT demands repayment plan for Entebbe Airport loan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT party has asked the government to table before Parliament, a repayment plan for the Entebbe Airport loan. In 2015, the government represented by the finance ministry and the Civil Aviation Authority-CAA, signed an agreement with China Exim Bank to borrow …

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CAA asked to recover UGX 2Bn excess payment to Seyani brothers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority has been asked to recover a sum of 2.1 billion Shillings that was paid to Seyani brothers, the contractors for the re-modification of Entebbe Airport. The airport expansion project which started in 2015 covers the extension of the passenger terminal, construction of …

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Parliament probes Entebbe Airport power outage

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has been given two days to provide a report about the power outage that paralysed business at the Entebbe International Airport a week ago. The demand was made during a meeting between a team from the Civil Aviation …

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Uganda Airlines’ financial performance revealed after a terrible year for aviation

AVIATION NEWS | Airspace Africa | A recent report by the Auditor General of Uganda highlighting the financial Performance of Public Corporations and State Enterprises has laid bare the devastating effects of the global pandemic on Africa’s aviation industry with the new National Airline and the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority in the …

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