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DCIC deports five trafficked Ethiopians

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control-DCIC has deported five Ethiopians who were a fortnight ago arrested trafficked into Uganda by a Kenyan national. The five were intercepted at Entebbe Airport after they failed to explain how they had entered Uganda since DCIC had no …

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Security intercepts suspected narcotics packaged as coffee samples

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has intercepted suspected narcotics disguised as coffee for export at Entebbe International Airport, according to Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA. The UCAA spokesperson Vianney Luggya, said that the suspicious cargo was disguised as coffee samples in branded packets of African Premium Coffee for export. It was …

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URA opens air cargo control unit at Entebbe Airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority-URA has unveiled the Air Cargo Control Unit at Entebbe International Airport. Located at the new cargo center, the unit is the central office for officials from URA, Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA, Aviation Police, Aviation Security, and Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA. The team leader …

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Aviation police intercepts 15 trafficked victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel attached to the Aviation Police at Entebbe International Airport have so far intercepted 15 victims of human trafficking destined for Dubai, Saudi Arabia, and Oman in the last week. A report brief to police headquarters and the Ministry of Internal Affairs Anti-human trafficking department …

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COSASE queries Entebbe passenger terminal modification contract

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was no due diligence before the government contracted Seyani Brothers to modify the passenger terminal building at Entebbe International Airport. This is part of the findings by the committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, which is scheduled to debate before parliament. Parliament tasked …

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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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