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Entebbe Airport shows it can handle crashes

The usually quiet Entebbe town was paralyzed Friday morning when the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) conducted a fire drill at the airport. It was a simulation of an aircraft crash, and the expected response from all bodies concerned in such an event.  Grade B Hospital in Entebbe, Nsambya Hospital, Rubaga …

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PHOTOGRAPHS: Netanyahu in Uganda

PHOTOGRAPHS: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commemorated the 40th anniversary Monday of the Uganda hostage rescue in which his brother died, as he started a “historic” tour seeking new trade partners in Africa. After the commemorating at Entebbe, a regional summit on security was held with leaders from Uganda, Kenya, …

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Israel PM Netanyahu in Uganda

  The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Uganda, his first trip as premier to sub-Saharan Africa. He has just flown in Monday, exactly 40 years after Israel commandos rescued hostages in the famous Operation Thunderbolt at Entebbe. He was received by President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, and given a …

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Entebbe Road madness

One of the temporary inconveniences that are making branding Uganda more complicated Amos Wekesa, arguably the face of Uganda’s tourism industry and self-confessed ‘brand ambassador’ for the country, rarely, if ever, makes negative comments about his country in public. He travels around the world marketing the country in his ‘I’m …

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The shutdown of Entebbe Road

The triumph of security over politics in Museveni’s quest to contain Besigye’s defiance From Saturday, May 28 to June 03, Uganda has been a host of two visiting dignitaries – Presidents Park Geun-hye of South Korea and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. For most of the entire week, the road …

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