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Uganda Cranes secure clearance to camp in Dubai

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has said the national football team, Cranes will finally travel to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates this evening after they got clearance. Head coach Jonathan Mckinstry together with the players were meant to travel on Sunday but …

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Emirates launches first rapid virus test for passengers

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | Aviation giant Emirates has launched a 10-minute coronavirus blood test for passengers departing from its Dubai home base, in what it claimed Wednesday as a first for the industry. The airline resumed limited passenger flights earlier this month after the United Arab Emirates grounded all commercial aircraft. The …

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Kadaga blocks three MPs from accessing Parliament after Dubai travel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has blocked three legislators from accessing parliament and referred them to institutional quarantine following their travel to Dubai in United Emirates. They are the Physical Infrastructure Committee Chairperson, Robert Kafeero Ssekitoleko, Lwengo Woman MP, Cissy Namujju and her …

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Emirates appoints new manager for Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Emirates, which flies daily from Entebbe to Dubai, has appointed John Gemin as its new Country Manager for Uganda. Gemin will oversee sales and service functions for the airline’s passenger, cargo, management and airport operations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business and Management …

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Dubai airport retains top global spot for 5th year

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | Dubai International Airport said it retained its top global spot in 2018 after serving the largest number of passengers for the fifth year in a row despite falling short of its target. Traffic at the major transit hub rose slightly to 89.15 million passengers, …

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Klopp seeks solutions for Liverpool defensive crisis

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has taken his “warriors” to Dubai for a warm-weather training camp where he will search for a solution to his defensive dilemma. The Premier League leaders, four points ahead of Manchester City, are not in action this coming weekend because they were knocked out of …

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Dubai firm to boost simsim trade in Northern Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dubai based firm, Robust Trade Links is holding talks with farmers in Acholi and Lango sub-region to boost simsim trade. The firm wants to buy quality simsim oil seeds directly from the local farmers at prime prices. Eddy Ssentumbwe, the Robust Trade Links representative in …

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