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Court upholds appointment of UCAA boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court has dismissed the application challenging the appointment of Fred Kanyangoga Bamwesigye as the Director General Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA. In his ruling delivered on Monday, Justice Musa Ssekaana said the appointment was “lawful and the process complied with law”. According to Justice …

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Gen Katumba wants coordinated rescue services on lakes and rivers

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Works and Transport, Gen. Katumba Wamala says Ministries and agencies must work jointly to eliminate adhoc search and rescue operations on water bodies. He says agencies should support Marine Police and get involved whenever there are incidents and accidents on water …

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Security intercepts suspected narcotics packaged as coffee samples

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has intercepted suspected narcotics disguised as coffee for export at Entebbe International Airport, according to Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA. The UCAA spokesperson Vianney Luggya, said that the suspicious cargo was disguised as coffee samples in branded packets of African Premium Coffee for export. It was …

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Ugandan dies aboard Ethiopian Airlines flight to Entebbe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA says a Ugandan returning home on an Ethiopian Airlines flight was confirmed dead on arrival at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday. Ahmed Jjingo, a son to the deceased has identified him as Yusuf Kulembera. Vianney Luggya, the UCAA spokesperson says the …

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COSASE queries Entebbe passenger terminal modification contract

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was no due diligence before the government contracted Seyani Brothers to modify the passenger terminal building at Entebbe International Airport. This is part of the findings by the committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, which is scheduled to debate before parliament. Parliament tasked …

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Saudia launches direct Riyadh-Entebbe flights

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Saudia, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia made its inaugural direct flight to Entebbe International Airport from King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh. The Saudi aircraft with over 250 passengers on board touched down at Entebbe International Airport at 7am. It was …

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