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11:38
11:38

Butchers Cry as Two Tons of Meat Rot in Jinja Market system 5 2

If it is true that butchers pay 40,000 each per month for power, then 300 of them raise 12,000,000 for electricity in one month, three times the outstanding bill that led to disconnection.
08:00
08:00

Facelift of ICU Boosts Healthcare Services at Jinja hospital COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Aisha Mohammed, an attendant of a patient told URN that her relative was receiving critical healthcare at a private clinic but the health workers directed them to offer him home-based oxygen therapies claiming that their patient had stabilized.
17:17
17:17

Unidentified Youths Drop Petrol Bombs, Leaflets in Jinja City police spokesperson 1 2 Top story

Nuru Mubeezi, a trader along Main Street says that they alerted police after hearing a big blast from the sack. “We saw the burning sack being dropped in the middle of the road and most of us were thinking that its’ the usual garbage protests within the city. However, about 20 minutes later, the sack kept on releasing big blasts, prompting us to alert police,” she said.
17:30
17:30

Court Grants Salamu Musumba Substituted Service election 1 2

On Thursday, Justice Luswata however, argued that, since election petitions are matters of public interest, it was prudent to follow the right rules and procedures involved in serving such petitions, to avoid cases of prejudice. Luswata further directed the petitioner to serve the respondents’ lawyers with certified copies of the petition in two days.
11:06
11:06

Justice Luswata to Hear Musumba’s Application of Substituted Service Rebecca Kadaga 2 1

Musumba applied for substituted service on claims that Kadaga or her agents had declined to receive the petition in which she is accused of involvement in vote-rigging and voter bribery during the recently concluded parliamentary elections.
20:12
20:12

BUL FC Defeats UPDF FC 4-3 match 2 2

Kefa Kisala, the UPDF head coach says that his current squad is weak at defending, which has seen them concede 12 goals in their past four games.
17:21
17:21

Man On The Run For Strangling Wife to Death home

Namukuve's lifeless body was found lying in her bedroom around 12:00 pm on Monday afternoon. Rwampara is suspected to have killed the deceased on Sunday night.
12:03
12:03

Kyagulanyi Cautions NUP Leaders Against Living Luxurious Lifestyles Robert Kyagulanyi 2 3 Top story

Addressing elected NUP leaders at their retreat at the Jinja based Nile resort hotel, Kyagulanyi said that they were elected due to their humility and pledges for improved service delivery. He warned that if they choose luxurious lifestyles, they might be compromised to ignore the core principles for, which they were elected into their respective political offices.
08:00
08:00

NUP Leaders Swear Oath to Defend Human Rights committee 1 1

While closing their two-day retreat at the Jinja based Nile Resort Hotel on Saturday, the NUP leaders resolved to adopt the oath as a working document for all leaders throughout their political tenures. Led by their president, Robert Kyagulanyi, the leaders also passed seven resolutions, which will foster the continued transformation and visibility of their party throughout the country.
15:17
15:17

Rugby League: Jinja Hippos Ready for Kobs Fixture match 2 1 Top story

Speaking to URN at their final training session at the Jinja based Dams water stadium on Friday evening, the Jinja Hippos, said they acquired the necessary skills and tips to win their remaining fixtures.
12:06
12:06

Kadaga Asks Court to Dismiss Musumba's Application for Substituted Service election 1 1 Top story

On Wednesday, Musumba’s lawyer, John Isabirye informed the court presided over by the Jinja High Court Registrar, Fred Waninda that they have tried to serve Kadaga or her lawyers in vain, which prompted to file an application for substituted service.
09:44
09:44

Seven-Year-Old killed in Suspected Ritual Sacrifice incident 2 1 Top story

Weyeye was grazing cattle with five other children on Wednesday evening when an unidentified man showed up with a machete and chopped off his head before vanishing from the scene. One of the boys, who witnessed the incident, says that the assailants targeted Weyeye because he was grazing cattle ahead of them.
11:25
11:25

Kiira RPC Impersonator Arrested region 1 1

Gabriel Mukiibi, a resident of Wakitaka cell in Northern Division, Jinja City was arrested from his hideout in Wakitaka cell on Tuesday night.
12:17
12:17

33 Vehicles Impounded, 28 People Arrested over Violating Covid-19 SOPs in Jinja Abbey Ngako 1 1

20 of suspects were arrested from the different bars across the city, alongside the other eight were found on street vending their merchandise beyond 10:00pm, are currently detained at Jinja's central police station awaiting prosecution.
08:32
08:32

Jinja Hippos Defeats Mulago Rams in Rugby League Match team 1 2

Jinja Hippos have continued to excel in this season’s rugby league after defeating Mulago Rams RFC with 30-0.
18:01
18:01

Committee Irked By Encroachment on Railway Land job 2

The committee chairperson, William Korotyo says that, before their fact-finding trip in Jinja City, they had received reports of squatters who have constructed permanent houses within the rail line and its’ surrounding reserves.
14:29
14:29

Health Workers Fail to Trace Bullet in Victim’s Body 7 Days After Shooting city 1 1

It is a matter that forensic experts of the police force whose (missing) bullet hit Achan would be expected to take urgent interest in. The orthopedic surgeons attending to Achan say all the X-ray done indicate an entry bullet wound but its’ exit cannot be traced.
10:17
10:17

Gunshot Victims Accuse Police of Failure to Foot Their Medical Bills region 2

According to Namukose, when she was shot, detectives led by Kiira Region Police Commander, Dauda Hiriga visited Namukose at Alshafa Medical hospital where they recorded her statement and promised to foot her medical bills.
18:26
18:26

Drivers Want Police to Reinstate White Traffic Uniform Iganga 3 1

Some eight traffic police officers who spoke on condition of anonymity told URN that they have been involved in minor accidents, which drivers blame on poor visibility of officers along the highways.
08:36
08:36

Busoga Region NUP Coordinators Petition UHRC over Alleged Torture election 2 1

Led by Andrew Muwanguzi, the NUP’s coordinator for Eastern Uganda, the members petitioned the Eastern Regional Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC officer Betty Enangu. In the petition, NUP accuses security personnel of abducting their supporters and subjecting them to different forms of torture.
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