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Sh280billion not yet paid for Uganda Airlines Bombardiers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Works and Transport Minister Monica Azuba Ntege has warned that Uganda risks consequences if the money required to secure two Bombardier planes from Canada is not availed. The Minister together with other ministry officials were this afternoon appearing before Parliament’s Budget Committee which is …

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First bombardier aircraft expected in a month

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The first Bombardier Aircraft is expected to arrive in a month’s time. The Minister for Works and Transport, Monica Azuba Ntege says that the pilots of the CRJ900 jet were sent to Canada for the training. Azuba said they are supposed to meet with …

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More asteroids strike Earth since age of dinosaurs: study

From @IFLScience: Would @NASA Tell Us If An #Asteroid Was About To Hit The #Earth? https://t.co/gEFeVV9ggN #spacenews #space pic.twitter.com/G56MzTabiV — Perth Observatory (@perthobs) January 18, 2019 Tampa, United States | AFP | Between two and three times as many asteroids have struck the Earth and the Moon since the age …

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Latest Spider-Man spin-off scales box office heights

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” snared North American viewers in its web this weekend, earning $35.4 million in ticket sales, final figures showed Monday. Sony’s action-packed animation sees Peter Parker make way for Miles Morales as Spider-Man — a black, Latino character new to …

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Canada proposes hefty redress for airline delays

Ottawa, Canada | AFP |  Airline passengers in Canada could soon be eligible for significant compensation for delayed flights or lost baggage, under proposed regulations unveiled by the government on Monday. The draft rules follow a rising number of complaints, including from one flight stuck on the tarmac in Ottawa …

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Ottawa’s envoy in China meets with second detained Canadian

Ottawa, Canada | AFP |  Ottawa’s ambassador to Beijing has met with the second Canadian detained in China on suspicion of threatening national security, Canada’s foreign ministry said Sunday. The ministry said Ambassador John McCallum had met with Michael Spavor, a business consultant, two days after meeting with another detained …

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