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Entebbe Airport Cargo Centre Nearing Completion

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Construction of a new cargo centre at Entebbe International Airport is almost complete, the Civil Aviation Authority has said. The cargo centre is part of the 720 billion Shillings project undertaken by China Communications Construction Company to expand and upgrade Entebbe International airport. The …

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Mao blasts FDC, IPOD Summit goes into the night

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairperson of the Inter Party Organization for Dialogue (IPOD) Nobert Mao has blasted the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) for continuously snubbing the IPOD summit. Like in the first summit, FDC has participated at council level but refused to attend the summit. Mao …

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Entebbe road hit by taxi operators protest, 19 arrested

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nineteen taxi operators have been arrested in a joint operation mounted by the Uganda Police Force and the Special Forces Command at different locations along Entebbe road. The arrests were made during early morning protests by the taxi operators, disputing an injunction on the …

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Religious, cultural leaders embrace environment programmes

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bishop of Kigezi Diocese George Bagamuhunda has said that the church and cultural leaders have a mandate to protect the environment, citing the Biblical scripture which says the environment existed before man. This was at the ongoing second Uganda Water and Environment …

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Uganda’s Water and Environment Week is back, bigger

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni is today expected to officially commission the Uganda Water and Environment Week (UWEWK) organized by the Ministry of Water and Environment. The second edition of the Uganda Water and Environment Week (UWEWK ) has started, with the theme: Water and Environment …

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Emirates appoints new manager for Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Emirates, which flies daily from Entebbe to Dubai, has appointed John Gemin as its new Country Manager for Uganda. Gemin will oversee sales and service functions for the airline’s passenger, cargo, management and airport operations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business and Management …

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Entebbe Airport to get self-check-in service

Gemalto awarded contract for Uganda’s new e-Immigration solution Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gemalto, in cooperation with local partner SCINTL, has been awarded the contract for the supply of a Border Management System (BMS); including airport self-service eKiosks at Entebbe International Airport. The appetite for automated, self-service travel experiences …

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WHO orders mandatory ebola screening at Entebbe Airport

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Health Organization-WHO has ordered for mandatory Ebola screening of all passengers entering the country through Entebbe International Airport. Initially, airport authorities were screening only passengers returning on flights from Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. However, according to Simon Ebachu, the head of …

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