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Legislators query UCAA over management of Arua airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Management of Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) has been put on the spot over procurement of airport furniture and other supplies worth shs243 million. Sam Wonekha, the General Manager for regional airports at UCCA, told a committee of Parliament that the procurement was for lounge …

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MPs baffled by birth, academic certificates of new UCAA boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aviation is the most accurate industry where even a 0.0001 percentage error is not permissible as it can end in hundreds of sudden deaths. It is therefore baffling legislators that the birth date of the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA Director General, Fred Bamwesigye, cannot be stated …

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Former UCAA official petitions COSASE over new director general

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A former top official in Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA has petitioned the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE to investigate irregularities surrounding the appointment of Fred Kanyogoga Bamwesigye, the new director-general of UCAA. In his October 11, 2021 petition, Jabbe Pascal Osinde Osudo, …

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New UCAA boss Bamwesigye vows to restore public confidence in aviation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new substantive Director General of Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Fred Bamwesigye, has pledged to restore public confidence in Uganda’s aviation industry. Bamwesigye took charge at UCAA yesterday, after the Minister for Works and Transport, Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala appointed him as the substantive Director-General …

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Spill caused jet fuel tank fire – UCAA

An incident involving a fire outbreak at the fuel firm at Entebbe International Airport occurred yesterday and was contained Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Preliminary findings by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA show that a fuel spill caused the jet fuel tanks to catch fire. The fire broke out on Tuesday …

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MPs want substantive UCAA director general appointed

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament on the physical infrastructure committee have expressed concern about the delays to appoint a substantive Director-General of the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA    The MPs were on Tuesday visiting Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday to ascertain the progress and status of the 1.1 …

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CAA losing 500m UGX daily from Entebbe airport lockdown

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said it has lost atleast 534 million shillings daily due to the lockdown of Entebbe Airport. According to the CAA Deputy Executive Director Fred Bamwesigye, on a daily, before April 2020, they were generating revenue of between 16 …

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