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06:30
06:30

Civilian Killed in Scuffle With Police area

Kataba tried to recover his firearm from Bampalana and met resistance from Maka leading to a scuffle. Maka was shot dead.
12:51
12:51

Unregulated Sand Mining Threatening Fish Breeding Areas in Mayuge, Jinja landing 2 2

A local government official in Mayuge told URN that the unregulated sand mining has led to the widening of the lake shores.
07:52
07:52

Fewer People Turn Up for Cholera Vaccination in Namayingo landing 3 1

According to a survey conducted by the Namayingo district health team in 2018, 90 per cent of the cholera infections originated from the island areas of Sigulu, Bukaana and Dolwe before spreading to the mainland population.
11:49
11:49

Stirling Civil Engineering Dumping Waste in Jinja Wetlands street 2 2

The company was contracted to construct the 2.9 kilometres of Eng Zhikusooka Road and Main Street extension in Jinja district, under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development- USMID project.
15:17
15:17

Mayuge Residents Decry Security Laxity Along Lake Victoria country 3

The residents note that their counterparts across the islands of Serinya B, Bumba, Kazi and Sagitu who purchase food from different landing sites have continued with their daily movements to the neighbouring countries of Kenya and Tanzania yet there are security forces mandated to enforce the presidential directives.
14:39
14:39

Mayuge Residents Complain About Poor Management of Quarantine Center home 2 1

Shafic Kisumuluzo, the Bwondha Zone C village chairperson, says despite registering one positive Covid19 case on the landing site last week, the both the community members and suspects have failed to adhere to the corona virus preventive guidelines of social distancing and wearing facial masks.
20:19
20:19

First COVID-19 Case Reported in Magamaga Military Barracks district 1 1

The victim is a wife to a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldier, who travelled to the barracks to nurse her ailing husband on Tuesday. The soldier whose identities have been withheld is reported to have suffered a mental breakdown and was admitted in the barrack’s health facility.
18:42
18:42

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

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.
16:30
16:30

Hundreds Displaced in Jinja By Rising Lake Victoria Water Levels Rippon 2 2

The most affected landing sites are Wanyange Lake, Rippon falls and Wairaka, where an estimated 650 people have been displaced in the past two months.
12:57
12:57

Floodwaters Scoop up Gardens along L. Victoria Shoreline in Jinja fisherman 3 2

By this morning, a number of gardens and pig houses were floating on parts of the lake that are adjacent to Masese landing site, Rippon falls and Rock. The same villages are also threatened by the rising water levels which are seemingly threatening to guzzle the Lake Victoria shoreline.
12:25
12:25

UGX 2.5B Ice Plant Wasting Away in Buyende resident 4 2 Top story

Adam Mulero, a resident of Kikwata zone, says fishermen were optimistic of producing quality fish products but their hopes have been shattered.
16:25
16:25

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

According to Ssebukera, the move is aimed at cleaning the unit following persistent complaints of incompetence and brutality leaved against the unit.
10:35
10:35

Three Family Members Knocked Dead in Kamuli accident

The deceased include; 45-year-old Taibu Isabirye, his wife Sylvia Namukasa aged 40 years and 13-year-old Erinah Nabirye, all residents of Kinawanpere village in Bulopa sub-county, Kamuli district. They were knocked dead by a Toyota Noor series registration number, UAP 239V whose driver is on the run.
12:55
12:55

Nankabirwa Weed Devastates Kaliro, Buyende Fishing Communities people 3 1

The weed was first seen on Uganda's water bodies in 2013, according to data at the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute and has since spread to cover parts of Lake Kyoga and Albert. According to water and fisheries experts, the giant Salvinia Molesta is worse than the water hyacinth.
18:55
18:55

Police Blocks Kaliro FDC Meeting district 2

Kamya said the party had earmarked some projects but wanted to get an input from the party members at the village level.
14:00
14:00

Teenage Pregnancies Overwhelm Namayingo Police court 2

Rose Nabwire, a social worker says parents have a negative attitude towards rehabilitation of their children when they become pregnant.
10:51
10:51

Fishermen Abandon Lake Albert Citing Insecurity landing 1

Salome Byamugisha, one of the fishermen, said he can no longer operate his fishing business peacefully while on Lake Albert given the persistent attacks by armed Congolese Militias.
12:40
12:40

Town Council Chairperson, Residents Oppose Gerenge Beach Construction road 3 1 Top story

The Katabi Town Council Chairperson, Ronald Gavins Kalema, says all developments that are in a 200-meter buffer zone must have environmental impact assessments from the National Environment Management Authority NEMA, which most developers dont have.
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