- published: 15 Mar 2016
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First phase to be funded through a concessional loan
Uganda is to undertake a major expansion project on its Entebbe International Airport. The multi-billion dollar project will see a complete remodeling and extension of the airport that lies along the shores of Africa's largest Lake Victoria. CCTV's Michael Baleke has that report
The US Embassy in Uganda has warned of a specific threat by an unknown terrorist group to attack the country's only international airport. Citing information obtained from Ugandan police on Thursday, it said that the Entebbe International Airport could be attacked between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. local time.
UGANDAN TV SWISS. We are at the final discussion with the victim of the theft incident at the Entebbe Airport Uganda, The theft victim was on phone with us from the USA. It was a bit hot discussion as we talked about the reasons for such incident, the important of safety from all parties and the need for the Ugandan authority to take charge that will help to drastically reduce or stop such actions. Your opinions are important, drop your views below, lets keep talking about our societal issues. Watch and share.
Clip from the 1977 movie "Raid on Entebbe" (150 min). The operation (Operation Thunderbolt) took place at night, as Israeli transport planes carried 100 commandos over 2,500 miles (4,000 km) to Uganda for the rescue operation. The operation, which took a week of planning, lasted 90 minutes and 102 hostages were rescued. Five Israeli commandos were wounded and one, the commander, Lt Col Yonatan Netanyahu, was killed. All the hijackers, three hostages and 45 Ugandan soldiers were killed, and thirty Soviet-built MiG-17s and MiG-21s of Uganda's air force were destroyed. A fourth hostage was killed by Ugandan army officers at a nearby hospital.
English/Nat Three survivors of the massacre of a group of tourists in Uganda have left Entebbe Airport amid an intensified hunt for the Rwandan rebels who carried out the attack. Four British nationals, two Americans and two New Zealanders were hacked to death with machetes after the Hutu rebels, based in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, raided several tourist camps. Meanwhile in Kampala, the eight bodies of those killed were being prepared to be flown out of the country. For eight foreign tourists the chance of a lifetime - to visit southwest Uganda's impenetrable Forest. But their trip ended in a violent death at the hands of Rwandan rebels. The Hutu rebels initially kidnapped 31 foreigners as part of their crusade to undermine Rwanda's Tutsi-led government. Seventeen of thes...
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) says that periodic safety and security audits on the Entebbe International Airport by the Global Regulations, is calling for more compliance. Sam Neeza, the Director for Safety, Security and Economic Regulation at CAA, notes that the International Civil Aviation Organization ( ICAO) audit for Africa has now been tightened. Entebbe with just 18 international airlines feeding in and out with 1.5M passengers implies that domestic operators too must marshal up their assets and competence of service, he says. He was speaking at a news conference, here in Kampala ahead of a security and safety audit on Entebbe International Airport due soon. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuga...
A very exciting time for me since this was my first time arriving in Uganda after 22 years. Lived in Uganda for 3 years as a diplomat's child. The landing on South African Airways was nice and smooth. The scenery is always great since Entebbe is right by the Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa.
Entebbe Uganda: Banana Village - Stay near the Entebbe Airport when visiting Uganda. Check out these pictures from my stay at The Banana Village, Entebbe Uganda. This is a wonderful, quiet place to stay during your visit to Uganda- Located near to the Entebbe Airport you will enjoy watching the monkeys play as you sip a cup of African Tea (Chai Tea). Ask about swimming and horseback riding too!
Uganda is looking for partners to finance a $ 400 million Master Plan for the country's aviation industry. The Civil Aviation project will see a total overhaul and expansion of the Entebbe International Airport and the upgrading of several airstrips. CCTV's Michael Baleke has that report.
http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug/ Contrary to what has been claimed in the past, Entebbe's ground handling costs are the cheapest in the region according to the CAA. According to David Mpango the Deputy Managing Director of the Civil Aviation Authority, private sector complaints that costs at Entebbe were affecting bottom lines of businesses are not well founded following a study to that effect.