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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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Entebbe Expressway: Sh2.5 billion in first month

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government collected Sh2.5 billion in the first month of tolling Kampala-Entebbe expressway, says the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA). The tolling exercise commenced on January 8, 2022. Allan Ssempebwa, a communications officer at UNRA, says the shillings 2.5 billion was collected within one …

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KCCA throws out Entebbe Road taxis from New Taxi Park

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight taxi operators have been arrested during an operation mounted by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA, to eject taxis plying Entebbe Road routes from the New Taxi Park. The joint operation carried out together with police and the army early today is in the implementation …

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