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10:56
10:56

Parliament Committee Queries Government for Disregarding Dual Gauge Railway Line MGR 3 1

The Committee on National Economy Chairperson, John Bosco Ikojo is dismayed and wonders why the government chose to go for two separate lines instead of implementing the dual gauge to save taxpayers money.
11:59
11:59

Lugazi Residents Decry Delayed USMID Road Works 5 6

Godfrey Kiwanuka, one of the residents, says that the contractor is so slow compared to Sterling. Kiwanuka notes that if the contractor cannot manage the work, he should resign from the job so they can get a contractor who can.
12:36
12:36

Security Guard Succumbs to Wounds after Attack on Petrol Station 3 1

Abiriga is among seven people who were attacked by twenty machete and stick-wielding thugs at around 3: 00 am on Monday at Magnum Pump fuel station in Kitega Cell in Lugazi Central Division in Lugazi Municipality in Buikwe District.
12:03
12:03

Butchers in Lugazi Protest New Slaughter Slab Charges 4 1

Godfrey Kisitu, the Slaughter Slab Chairperson says the new rates are exorbitant and were set without consulting the leadership.
10:15
10:15

School Director Dies Behind Steering Wheel 1

Namulondo was found dead behind the steering wheel of her vehicle on Tuesday night along Nkokonjeru-Nyenga road while heading to Kisoga town.
12:51
12:51

Foreign, Local Silver Fish Dealers Clash Over Quality 2 1

Tonny Egwiru, a Congolese national and one of the biggest exporters of silverfish from Kiyindi landing site, says that the poor post-harvest methods have now forced many transnational traders to hire boats and buy fresh silver fish from the trappers on the lake and sundry it themselves.
18:23
18:23

Buikwe Muslims Decry Pork Consumption at Public Gathering 2 1

Imam Hassan Kiberu, one of the area Muslim leaders, says that pork vendors are always on the lookout for big functions where they can sell pork. He says much as it is within their right, they inconvenience Muslim guests at such functions.
11:22
11:22

Teacher’s Strike: Gov’t Schools in Buikwe Merge Classes for Music Lessons 3

Olivia Namukasa, the head teacher of Kasoga Primary School has appealed to the government to resolve the dispute immediately to help learners in public schools recover from the wasted time during the COVID-19 pandemic.
13:28
13:28

Lugazi Diocese Celebrates Silver Jubilee with New Housing Estate 2 2

The estate located in Namagunga along the Kampala-Jinja highway comprises teachers' quarters for the Diocese schools of St Theresa and Mt. St. Henry's college, a shopping mall, a restaurant, and a health unit.
09:31
09:31

Police Struggles to Remove Fuel Truck at the New Bridge area 4 5

Raymond Musasizi, a rider says that since the accident occurred during rush hours, it led to abnormally heavy traffic congestion along the old bridge.
16:34
16:34

Vendors Shun New Lugazi Central Market over Charges 3 1

The 15.8 billion Shillings structure, financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme Project-2 (MATIP-2) was commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni on December 5, last year.
11:17
11:17

Fire Guts Vitafoam Mattress Factory in Njeru 1

The fire started at around 9 a.m. today, and according to Ssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson Hellen Butoto, the police fire brigade is still on the site working to put it out.
18:20
18:20

Lugazi Residents Decry USMID Delays as Road Network Wanes Lugazi Municipality 4 1

Lugazi is one of the eight municipalities which were selected to benefit from the additional funding for the implementation of the second phase of the World Bank-supported project. The others are Kitgum, Kamuli, Mubende, Kasese, Busia, Ntungamo and Apac.
08:06
08:06

Elderly Women Struggling Following Suspension from Najjembe Market buikwe 3 1

Tom Waisswa, the Najjembe Sub County Male Councilor for Elderly people, says about 200 other elderly people who were selling produce to the vendors are also stuck at home. He says the current working situation isn’t unfavorable for them.
12:33
12:33

Covid19: Buikwe, Buvuma Limit Passenger Boats to Two Landing Sites RDC 3 1

The Health Ministry has set up screening centres at the two landing sites to test travellers to the areas of Buikwe, Jinja, Mayuge and Mukono districts.
16:04
16:04

Lockdown Drains Najjembe Market Vendors’ Sacco 3 1

The members have been depositing between 10,000 and 20,000 Shillings a fortnight. According to the Sacco leadership, they had collected up to 40 million Shillings in member’s savings prior to the lockdown. He, however, says the money has now reduced to19 million Shillings .
12:34
12:34

Najjembe Market Vendors Ordered to Self Isolate 6 2 Top story

Henry Ssentongo says he had stocked beverages, which he fears could expire should the taskforce delay to reopen the market if more vendors test positive.
15:00
15:00

Njeru Residents Storm Municipal Offices Over Destroyed Properties, Crops njeru municipality 2 1 Top story

Muhamad Katimbo, a resident from Bugungu LC I notes that they complained to Umeme about the destruction of their property but to date nothing has been done. According to Katimbo, they will not allow the power company to transmit power through their area for breaching the agreement they had with them.
17:23
17:23

Njeru Labour Officer Accused of Blocking Injured Workers Compensation Yogi steels limited 3 1

About 30 former employees of Paramuko Steel Factory and Yogi Steels Limited, both located in Njeru municipality, accuse the officer of rejecting their compensation bid, even with evidence that they sustained permanent injuries in the line of duty.
16:20
16:20

Buikwe District Seals Ordinance to Address Vanilla Theft 2 1

Buikwe district is among the leading cultivators of the crop, one of the world’s most popular spices and an important ingredient in chocolates, perfumes, dairy products, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. The other areas with large scale production of Vanilla include Bundibugyo, Jinja, Kamuli, Kayunga, Kasese, Luweero, Mukono and Mpigi.
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