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Gov’t Bans Importation Of Chicks Over Deadly Influenza Outbreak

Gov’t Bans Importation Of Chicks Over Deadly Influenza Outbreak

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The government of Uganda has banned the importation of Day Old chicks and eggs from Netherlands and other countries following an outbreak of a deadly influenza that can easily be transmitted humans by the birds. The ban was issued by Dr. Aminah Namwabira,  the Senior Veterinary Inspector at Entebbe International Issued,  who revealed in a letter dated November 4th, 2020 that the government had taken this drastic measure in a bid to safeguard Ugandans from contracting the deadly influenza, especially at a time when the country is battling with the COVID-19 pandemic.   Dr. Namwabira’s letter, titled 'BAN ON IMPORTS OF DAY OLD CHICKS, HATCHING EGGS AND OTHER POULTRY PRODUCTS FROM NETHERLANDS’ reads in part thus; Following an outbreak of Highly P...
Uganda Resumes Commercial Flights After Seven-month Suspension

Uganda Resumes Commercial Flights After Seven-month Suspension

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Uganda on Thursday resumed scheduled commercial passenger flights after seven months of government suspensions over the COVID-19 pandemic. Vianney Luggya, communications officer of Uganda Civil Aviation Authority, told Xinhua by telephone that the phased flight operations at Entebbe International Airport, about 40 km south of the capital Kampala, resumed after the government eased COVID-19 restrictions on aviation. He said the first passenger flight to arrive at Entebbe airport was Turkish Airlines, which landed at 3:55 a.m. and departed at 4:50 a.m. local time. "The flights have resumed today. We expect about 12 flights today. In this first phase, October to December, we are going to have an average of one flight per airline per day to reduce congestion," said Luggya. The res...
Brussels Airlines to Expand its Operations to Uganda/Africa this Winter

Brussels Airlines to Expand its Operations to Uganda/Africa this Winter

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Brussels Airlines has revised its previously advised winter schedule and will now operate more flights and rotations as it extends its route network, the carrier confirmed this week.  During the winter period, 25 October to 27 March the airline will offer up to 40% more flights to and from Africa.    Intercontinental network At the start of the winter season, 14 destinations will be included in the airline’s intercontinental offer, with a sole focus on Africa. The airline will expand its offer with 12% as of October 25th . As of this winter, Brussels Airlines will fly to Abidjan on a daily base. During winter holidays, extra frequencies will be added to Banjul, Bujumbura, Dakar, Douala, Entebbe, Freetown, Kigali, Kinshasa, Monrovia and Yaoundé.  During this ...
Uganda Prepares to Welcome International Flights from Thursday

Uganda Prepares to Welcome International Flights from Thursday

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Uganda is set to reopen its air borders on Oct. 1 after lifting restrictions on international travel, the Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has announced. With airports shut for over six months due to COVID-19 restriction measures, flights into the country will resume on Thursday. All tests must be carried out within 72 hours of arrival from an accredited laboratory. Ugandans returning to the country will be allowed to go home without quarantine measures if in possession of a negative test result. However, the Health Ministry will take addresses in the event of any necessary follow-ups. When will flights resume? International flights are scheduled to resume this Thursday, October 1. The UCAA has scheduled 13 flights on that day, with ten more flights the next day. U...
Uganda Opens Airport, Land borders after 6-Month Closure

Uganda Opens Airport, Land borders after 6-Month Closure

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Airlines, including Uganda Airlines, Turkish Airlines, expected to resume flights after re-opening decision. Uganda’s president announced Sunday that the country's international airport and land borders will reopen and resume operations for tourists after a more than six-month closure as part of measures against the spread of COVID-19. Yoweri Museveni's announcement came during his 20th address to the nation on government measures to contain the virus's spread in the country. The president also said any passengers arriving in Uganda must be in possession of a negative COVID-19 polymerize chain reaction (PCR) test result from an accredited laboratory in the country of origin. The test should have been conducted within the last 72 hours before the scheduled departure from the co...
Civil Aviation Authority Issues Stringent COVID-19 Travel Guidelines As Gov’t Plans TO Reopen Airport

Civil Aviation Authority Issues Stringent COVID-19 Travel Guidelines As Gov’t Plans TO Reopen Airport

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued new guidelines that all passengers who intend to travel via Entebbe International Airport, as a way of preventing the spread of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19). The development comes at a time when government  is finalizing plans of reopening Entebbe International Airport, which was closed to all passenger flights in March this year, as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown. Before the lockdown, Entebbe airport could handle between 90 to 120 flights daily. According to our sources, here are some of the new regulations issued by CAA; In the new changes, departing passengers will now be expected to arrive at the airport at least four hours before boarding to go through the health port screening procedures. ...
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