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Yuti and UWEC name Entebbe White Tiger YURA

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Yuti Breweriies Ltd under their flagship beverage brand Yura Beer, have signed an agreement with Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) that gives them the naming rights for the white tiger in the Entebbe zoo. They have officially named him YURA. Following financial hardships caused …

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Uganda Golf Club retains inter club title in Entebbe

Entebbe, Uganda | PHILLIP CORRY | Entebbe Club golfers had an outstanding day Saturday, but that was not good enough to stop Kampalala’s Uganda Golf Club from retaining the Inter Club Golf Championships title. Kampala’s UGC won by 63 strokes over two legs inspite of Entebbe Club’s 20 stroke win in …

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Gov’t not hitting Entebbe Expressway targets

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is yet to meet its monthly collection target of shillings 7.8 billion from tolling the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway. Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA only collected close to Shillings 20 billion as toll fees on the expressway between January 8, 2022, when tolling commenced, and July 31, …

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Man jailed 15 years for aggravated defilement

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 27-year-old man in Entebbe has been sentenced to 15 years in jail after pleading guilty to aggravated defilement. Simon Nkayivu was sentenced on Thursday by Justice Anthony Oyuko Ojok during the High Court Criminal session at Entebbe Chief Magistrate’s Court. According to the court, …

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MPs push for release of Sh440 billion for Entebbe Airport expansion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Physical Infrastructure wants the government to release Sh440 billion for the second phase of upgrading and expansion of Entebbe International Airport. The committee Chairperson David Karubanga says the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA has completed close to 80 percent of the …

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LIVE: Oulanyah remains back to Uganda

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The remains of Jacob Oulanyah, Uganda’s Speaker who passed away last month in Seattle, US, are finally home. They were flown in by Ethiopia Airlines. The casket will be received with full honours. Burial plans On Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th April at 9.00 am …

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Afro-Arab Youth given 50 acres to build centre near Entebbe

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Afro-Arab Youth Council secretariat officials have confirmed receipt of 50 acres of prime land in Kawuku, Katabi sub-county of Wakiso district in Entebbe. They say they will construct of a convention center worth $200 million on the land. The council boasts of subscribing members …

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