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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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Woman arrested with 90 heroin pellets at Entebbe Airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Narcotic Police Unit at Entebbe International Airport is holding a 29-year-old woman on charges of drug trafficking from Uganda to India. Charles Twine, the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID spokesperson has identified the suspect as Carol Birungi, who was found with 90 pellets of heroin drugs, …

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Chinese firm fails to explain Entebbe contract acquisition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) is puzzled after officials from China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) failed to explain how the company acquired the contract for the expansion of Entebbe International Airport. CCCC officials were on 03 February 2022 appearing before …

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Seyani Brothers Ltd on the spot over alleged Shs1 billion fraud

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) has discovered alterations in Seyani Brothers’ bid to upgrade facilities at the Entebbe International Airport, where taxpayers could have lost Shs1 billion. Richard Ssebamala, Bukoto Central MP scoured through the voluminous bid documents currently under …

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Saudia launches direct Riyadh-Entebbe flights

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Saudia, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia made its inaugural direct flight to Entebbe International Airport from King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh. The Saudi aircraft with over 250 passengers on board touched down at Entebbe International Airport at 7am. It was …

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