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Uganda: Emirates Crew Member Dies After Falling Off Plane’s Emergency Door

Uganda: Emirates Crew Member Dies After Falling Off Plane’s Emergency Door

An Emirates crew member has died after falling out of an emergency door of an aircraft parked at Uganda’s Entebbe airport, a hospital official said.   Francis Sekandi, the spokesman for the Kisubi hospital where the female crew member was taken for emergency treatment following the fall on Wednesday, confirmed her death.   “We received

Staff Disengagement: Controversy trails Globacom sack of 90 staff

Controversy has continued to trail the mass sack of about 90 people by Telecom firm, Globacom. Amidst reports last week that the firm laid off 90 of its female staff in various Glo Friendship Centres across the country for being married, an official said it was a routine exercise that affected all staff irrespective of

Discontent over rise in aircraft incidents

The recurring aircraft incidents involving local airlines have been generating global safety concerns. Apart from the dip in the confidence of the flying public, industry watchers say the time was ripe for the government to beam its searchlight on the operational competence of local airlines and their personnel, reports KELVIN OSA OKUNBOR. THERE is discontentment

Kachikwu to lead discussions at Energie Platform Lecture Series today

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, will today at the Energie Platform Lecture Series share his thoughts on the progress made so far on the Joint Venture (JV) cash call the country exited last year.   The Minister will be speaking on the theme titled, “The Role of PIGB in Sustaining

CBN raises hope of MPC meeting

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele has raised the hope of a meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) by the end of the month. His optimism is based on the decision of the Senate to confirm deputy governors-designate and MPC members-nominees next week. The all-important MPC, which moderates the monetary policy of