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COSASE queries loan terms for the upgrade of Entebbe Airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, has raised concern over terms of the loan acquired to upgrade and expand Entebbe International Airport. Committee members led by chairperson Joel Ssenyonyi, on Thursday tasked the Minister for Finance, Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija, to …

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CAA asked to recover UGX 2Bn excess payment to Seyani brothers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority has been asked to recover a sum of 2.1 billion Shillings that was paid to Seyani brothers, the contractors for the re-modification of Entebbe Airport. The airport expansion project which started in 2015 covers the extension of the passenger terminal, construction of …

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New UCAA boss Bamwesigye vows to restore public confidence in aviation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new substantive Director General of Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Fred Bamwesigye, has pledged to restore public confidence in Uganda’s aviation industry. Bamwesigye took charge at UCAA yesterday, after the Minister for Works and Transport, Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala appointed him as the substantive Director-General …

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Entebbe Airport records increased passenger numbers in August

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA says passenger numbers at Entebbe International Airport increased by 34 percent from 61,328 travelers in July to 81,986 passengers in August. The increase is linked to the rising number of migrant workers traveling to the Middle East, the easing of travel …

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Nabbanja tasks team to review Covid-19 testing procedures at Entebbe airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has tasked a ten-member select committee comprising ten officials from the National Planning Authority-NPA, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA, security agencies and the ministries of health and tourism to address loopholes in the Covid-19 testing procedures at Entebbe International Airport. Nabbanja who …

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Gov’t suspends mandatory Covid-19 testing for all arriving passengers at the airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has postponed mandatory testing for all incoming passengers at Entebbe International Airport. Last month, the Ministry of Health directed that effective September 3, all incoming passengers regardless of whether or not they are vaccinated against Covid-19 will undertake mandatory testing at Entebbe Airport. …

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