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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 1 2

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 1 3

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 1 4

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 1 3

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.
16:17
16:17

Logging, Charcoal Burning Persist in Mabira Forest Despite Deployment 1 2

The forest sections of Nagojje in Mukono and Najjembe in Buikwe district are the most affected with a number of truck loads leaving the area each day. Residents around the forest say that often assorted timber is transported out of the forest on trucks without any check by the security officers.
12:09
12:09

Buikwe CAO Locked out of Office, Accused of Incompetence Buikwe District 1 1

The councillors had earlier in the month passed a resolution calling for an investigation of reports that the procurement officer was taking bribes from contractors and service providers and failing to avail performance reports to the district finance council committee for review.
11:17
11:17

Vendors Count Loses as Fire Guts Najjembe Roadside Market Najjembe Market 1 3 Top story

The fire, which broke out in the wee hours of this morning, destroyed merchandise including more than 700 chicken, sweet bananas and sweet plantains alias Gonja.
12:55
12:55

Child Labour Unchecked in Buikwe District 1 3

Yudayah Namayanja, the Head Teacher of Kalagala Muslim Primary School says between 500 to 600 out of 731 registered pupils attend school on a daily basis. She explains that high levels of absenteeism are common among primary six and seven candidates.
11:22
11:22

Njeru Moves to Limit Sugarcane Growing Njeru Municipality 1 2

The municipal council proposed that sugarcane planting be limited to places near the main roads within the three divisions of the Central, Nyenga and Wakisi. The council also proposed complete abolition of sugar growing in the central division and in the areas next to the trading centres of the two divisions citing under development and insecurity in the area.
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