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Leaders, business people to market Entebbe as an airport city

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Local leaders and businesspeople have today pledged to market Entebbe as an airport city, by identifying opportunities and helping out small businesses to thrive as the municipality prepares to become a city in 2022. This was one of the  key messages that emerged at …

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Entebbe airport reopens with 12 flights on day one

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Entebbe International Airport will receive 12 commercial passenger flights today, October 1, 2020, the first day of reopening the airport, after a six months lull. The incoming flights include Turkish, RwandAir, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates, Tarco Air and FlyDubai, among others.  The airport was partially closed …

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No date yet for resumption of commercial flights -UCAA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority is still awaiting directives from the government on when commercial flights should resume as infrastructure upgrade continues at Entebbe International Airport amidst measures to control the spread of coronavirus disease. Last week, social media and a section of mainstream media …

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Two drugs dealers arrested at Entebbe airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aviation police at Entebbe International Airport has arrested two drug dealers who were shipping drugs to Cameroon and India. Sources at the airport reveal that National Aviation Services Uganda at Entebbe International Airport received cargo for export from one Mugabi Azaria of Sky Net Worldwide …

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Second group of 300 Ugandans return from United Arab Emirates

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Another batch of 300 Ugandans have returned from United Arab Emirates (UAE), a month after the first group of 270 arrived in the country. The Ugandans were stranded in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Umar Quwain and other states following the closure of Uganda’s borders and Entebbe …

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382 Ugandans return from Saudi Arabia

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  382 Ugandans, mostly domestic workers have returned from Saudi Arabia aboard a chartered Saudi Airlines flight. The group departed from King Khalid International Airport on Tuesday afternoon and arrived at Entebbe International Airport around 8pm.      They were received by Foreign Affairs Ministry officials. …

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