in ATM & Regulatory

Uganda CAA chief ousted over performance issues

Posted 29 March 2017 · Add Comment

The Managing Director of Uganda's Civil Aviation Authority, Wenceslaus Rama Makuza, has been dismissed over alleged performance issues, reports Hillary Muheebwa.

Makuza has been the managing director of the aviation body since 2008.

Before his appointment as managing director, Mr Makuza has served as the deputy managing director, a position he had held since 1991.

“It is true the MD’s contract has been terminated by the appointing authority, who is the Minister of Works and Transport,” Mr Vianney Luggya, CAA’s communications officer confirmed, adding that he has been replaced his deputy by Dr David Kakuba who is in the acting position.

“The Board found his performance was not up to what they desired and for the good of CAA and the entire country his contract was terminated,” Ms Susan Kataike, the public relations officer at Ministry of Works and Transport, confirmed to the press.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Ethiopian delivers medical supplies to 39 African countries

Ethiopian Airlines has delivered medical supplies donated by Jack Ma, the founder of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba, to 39 African countries within five days. Ethiopian has transported Jack Ma’s support including testing kits,

Embraer’s Phenom 300E receives ANAC, EASA and FAA approval

Embraer Executive Jets has announced that the new Phenom 300E — the fastest and longest-ranged single-pilot jet, capable of reaching Mach 0.80 — was granted its Type Certificate by ANAC (National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil), EASA

Klasjet completes over 3500 flights

European business aviation company KlasJet has completed over 3500 flights and flown 45000 passengers safely to more than 80 countries and 200 airports worldwide.

Aviation Industry asks G20 to act quickly to prevent irrecoverable damage to travel

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged G20 leaders to act quickly to support the aviation industry in order to prevent irrecoverable damage to international connectivity arising from the impact of the novel

The northern flights

Helicopters are providing a vital lifeline for most north African air forces. Alan Warnes has been looking at the fleets.

Air cargo bottlenecks could put lives at risk

International Air Transport Association (IATA) and its members renewed their call to governments to take urgent measures to ensure that vital air cargo supply lines remain open, efficient and effective.

Airport Show SK0403240620
See us at
AVMENA20 BT1309100620