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18:42
18:42

Agriculture Ministry Ponders Forceful Eviction of Encroachers from Shorelines people 1 3

State Minister for Fisheries Hellen Adoa Says that many of the encroachers have failed to heed to calls to vacate the shoreline, threatening the natural resources and their habitats. According to Adoa, all the lakes are now covered with floating islands that descended from the weakening shorelines as a result of human activity.
16:43
16:43

Police Impostors Arrested in Kamuli district 1 1 Top story

According to Police, the suspected tried to pretend like truck drivers when they saw officers approaching but the officers pinned them for fleecing surrounding communities of their valuables during curfew period.
14:43
14:43

Court Halts Implementation of Digital Tax Stamps Uganda 1

The order signed by the Deputy Registrar Dr. Agnes Nkonge stays URA from enforcing the transition period deadline which the tax body had set before slapping heavy fines to manufacturers and importers of several gazette goods including bottled water, soda, beer, wine, spirits, and tobacco.
16:25
16:25

46 Soldiers Dropped from Fisheries Protection Unit district 2 1 Top story

According to Ssebukera, the move is aimed at cleaning the unit following persistent complaints of incompetence and brutality leaved against the unit.
11:44
11:44

Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys 1500 Illegal Fishnets government 2 2 Top story

Maj. Joseph Ssebukera, the Commandant of the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit on Eastern Lake Victoria, says the impounded nets carry electric current, which peels off fish skin causing it to die and float on the lake.
12:56
12:56

23-year Old Woman electrocuted to Death in Jinja resident 1 3

Residents who were seated outside their houses at the time of the incident say Nakabugo was washing clothes when electric wires fell on her before she died instantly.
15:53
15:53

FPU Commander Calls for Establishment of Special Court for Fishery Issues government 1

Akandwanaho notes that cases of illegal fishing practices have increased and over 2500 illegal boats commonly referred to as “bao tatu” and 800 beach seines have been impounded in the past seven months.
10:49
10:49

Bukasa Inland Project: Residents Demand Alternative Land Yoweri Museveni 1 6 Top story

Eric Kanyange, another resident notes that he had been given a compensation number with his property valued at Shillings 51 million and has all the documents but he was surprised to find that his name and reference number were missing on the list of people who were due to collect their monies.
07:48
07:48

Police Use Teargas to Disperse Rowdy Street Kids village 1 5

Harrison Basudde, the chairperson of the group, says that they are former street children who reformed from being thieves to small scale entrepreneurs. He argues that destroying their stalls is equivalent to sending them back to wreak havoc.
07:53
07:53

NDA Impounds Medicines Worth UGX 361M in Nation Wide Operations people 1 2 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the NDA head of Enforcement disclosed this following an inspection of drug outlets in Jinja district on Saturday.
13:39
13:39

Kisozi Seed School Punished for Fielding Ineligible Player in Copa Coca -Cola Tournament match 1

This follows a petition filed by Uganda Martyrs Hugh School, which implicated three players of Kisozi seed School David Ssemukaro, Emmanuel Ngabonziza and Geoffrey Mivule, who are not students of the school.
14:31
14:31

Police Recover Firearm, Arrest Five Suspects area 1 1

Police has pressed charges of illegal possession of a firearm and suspected murder against the suspects who are locked up at Jinja Central police station.
10:15
10:15

Fire Guts Amber Court Market in Jinja investigation 1 5

The fire destroyed more than 30 stalls and 25 kiosks. The items destroyed include wooden stalls, fridges, and groceries like 80 bags of posho, 150 bags of rice, fruits and vegetables, among others.
14:18
14:18

Gov't Finalising Resettlement Plan for Bukasa Residents area 1 5

Bageya Waiswa, the Ministry of Works Permanent Secretary, says they have developed a Resettlement Action Plan-RAP, which is before the Chief government Valuer.
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