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Entebbe Airport gone or not?

The facts versus what government says and what public believes Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Does Uganda stand to lose control of Entebbe International Airport to Chinese lenders over a $350 million loan? The government says China cannot take the airport but the raised voices on the issue shows …

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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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Entebbe Airport contract with China okay, says Attorney General

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka, has told Parliament that Uganda is able to fulfill its duties and contractual obligations in the US$ 200m Entebbe Airport Agreement between the Government and the Export-Import Bank of China. Kiwanuka was appearing before the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities …

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Parliament to investigate UMEME over unlawful acts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has directed the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) to inquire into allegations of unlawful conduct by Umeme officials. Among’s directive follows MPs’ outcry about the conduct of Umeme officials who they accuse of …

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MP on the spot over purchase of Nsambya railway land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara North Division MP, Robert Mwesigwa Rukaari, has been given a week’s ultimatum by the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprise to provide evidence of purchase of Nsambya railway land. Rukaari, who was appearing before the committee on Tuesday, 30 November 2021, shocked …

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ULC on the spot over land allocation to investors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament are investigating circumstances under which the Uganda Lands Commission (ULC) allocated Uganda Railways land in Nsambya to investors in excess of what was to be given. The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authority and State Enterprise (COSASE) chaired by Joel Ssenyonyi, is probing the …

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MPs summon land commission over sale of railway land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have summoned the Uganda Land Commission (ULC) over the sale of Nsambya and Port Bell land belonging to Uganda Railways Corporation. The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterpsrise (COSASE) chaired by Nakawa West MP Joel Ssenyonyi was on Thursday meeting …

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Legislators query UCAA over management of Arua airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Management of Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) has been put on the spot over procurement of airport furniture and other supplies worth shs243 million. Sam Wonekha, the General Manager for regional airports at UCCA, told a committee of Parliament that the procurement was for lounge …

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