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07:50
07:50

Residents Lynch Man for Staging Illegal Road Blocks district 1

The residents say that ever since the president declared the nationwide lockdown, Tamulina who claimed to be working with police, has been using logs to stage illegal roadblocks along the Buhatandu-Bungecha road with the aim of harassing and extorting money from unsuspecting members of the public.
11:53
11:53

Policeman Shoots 16-Year-Old Dead in Jinja regional police

Concerned members of the community alerted police personnel about the teenagers' squabble but on aeeival, Corporal Musandiizi just shot Waako in the head, Killing him instantly.
16:41
16:41

Man Arrested over Internet and Mobile Money Thefts resident 2

Police detectives who conducted a search at the suspect’s home recovered six phones, eight sim cards and a counter book in which Ssentamu is believed to have been recording phone contacts alongside other particulars of his potential victims.
09:42
09:42

Jinja Hospital Runs Out of Gloves health worker 1 1

The Hospital’s Deputy Director, Angella Namala said that, since gloves are essential for all health workers, the absence affects proper management of patients.
07:34
07:34

Dozens of Families in Masese Homeless Following a Night Fire police commander 1 Top story

The fire is said to have broken out from one of the houses around 9:00 pm. Residents tried to contain the fire in vain because of the dry wood used to erect the makeshift shelters.
15:34
15:34

Unidentified Man Killed, Dumped Along River Nile Banks Jinja 2

Asuman Byakika, a fisherman says that due to the current flooding, police operatives rarely patrol the river banks, which has bred insecurity in the area.
18:32
18:32

Jinja Hospital Runs out of Supplies to Manage Covid-19 Patients drug 1 1

The hospital is reported to have runout of azithromycin, Vitamin C and Zinc in early June this year and have not received supplies from national medical stores-NMS ever since. This has prompted patients to purchase them exorbitantly from private pharmacies.
07:23
07:23

Security Guard in Jinja Arrested For Shooting Civilian crime 1 1

It is alleged that the guard shot Ivan Maali, a resident of Lubas road in Southern Division, Jinja City accusing him of theft.
16:29
16:29

Jinja Hospital Disowns Health Worker Arrested for Staging Street Bash staff 1 1

On Tuesday afternoon, Dr. Florence Tugumisirize, the Director Jinja Regional Referral Hospital told journalists that Muwema was part of the staff contracted by the MOH to boost the human resource in their COVID-19 Treatment Unit-CTU in June last year.
17:26
17:26

Doctor, Two Others Arrested for Staging Street Bash police station 1 Top story

Trouble for Muwema started on Saturday evening when he allegedly parked his vehicle registration number, UBG 997H along Iganga road in the Southern division in Jinja city and turned up music where they partied and took beers together with 30 others.
14:02
14:02

Taskforce Registers Essential Workers’ Vehicles to Reduce Congestion in Jinja City presidential 1 1

The essential workers are being tasked to avail employment identity cards, details of the organizations they are attached too and number plates, before being cleared to access Jinja city central business area.
07:04
07:04

Traders, Transporters Protest Movement Restriction on at Old bridge food 3 1

However, the Kiira region police commander, Dauda Hiriga argues that the continued unregulated traffic flow between the two districts has created congestion and increases the risk of covid-19 infections if not controlled.
08:13
08:13

Jinja Hospital Registers 32 COVID-19 Deaths in Two Months unit 1 2 Top story

Florence Tugumisirize, the Executive Director of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, says they have so far admitted 156 COVID-19 patients in the second wave. She says 124 of these were treated and discharged while 32 succumbed to the virus.
15:34
15:34

Protests in Jinja as Security Blocks Pedestrians from Accessing Town COVID-19 4 5

While cargo trucks, pickups and motorcycles were given a green light to easily proceed, occupants of private vehicles and pedestrians who were not in the category of essential workers were tasked to adduce movement permits.
12:40
12:40

Traders in Jinja City Protest Closure of Shops business 6 2

Security personnel comprised of both police and UPDF on Monday afternoon closed down shops whose owners had resolved to operate normally, despite the presidential directive to temporarily close some businesses.
13:50
13:50

Jinja Hospital’s Oxygen Plant Stretched, Requires Servicing demand 2 1

James Ongicha, the engineering technician and regional workshop manager says that, the plant used to refill five cylinders in two hours, however, it currently performs the same task for close to four hours, which creates the need to service it urgently.
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