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11:42
11:42

Friday Night Fire Destroys Jinja Shops police spokesperson 1

"The fire broke out in the shops at around 10:00PM and there was timely response from police however, the fire was so big flames which deterred us from rescuing our property," says crafts dealer Fatia Nakigudde.
10:32
10:32

Nine Arrested over Illegal Demonstration in Jinja police spokesperson

The suspects went on the streets on Friday and Saturday to protest operations against illegal power connections in the areas of Bugembe. They lit old tyres in the middle of the Jinja-Iganga highway, affecting traffic and businesses along the highway.
12:40
12:40

Traders in Jinja City Protest Closure of Shops business 6 2

Security personnel comprised of both police and UPDF on Monday afternoon closed down shops whose owners had resolved to operate normally, despite the presidential directive to temporarily close some businesses.
16:14
16:14

NDA Closes 277 Drug Outlets for Operating Illegally government 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement NDA, says that some drug outlets were selling drugs from unlabeled tins yet such storage facilities are a reserve of government entities.
09:27
09:27

Two Traders Arrested For Selling Fake Cooking Oil in Mayuge District market

The suspects Ronald Kawanguzi and Habibu Waigolo are residents of Dwanilo zone in Mayuge town council, Mayuge district.
15:59
15:59

Police Investigates Dropped Leaflets in Jinja City region

The leaflets which were directing Indians to either pay a minimum of Five Million Shillings or risk being evicted from Uganda are believed to have been dropped near their shops on Wednesday morning.
15:13
15:13

Jinja Produce Dealers Stuck with Maize Products Due to Export Restrictions agriculture 1 2

The ban was later lifted, but with strict conditions on exporters as Kenyan authorities sought to curb shipping in of the cancer-causing aflatoxins. The country's agriculture ministry said that all maize importers would be required to be registered, and possess a certificate of conformity on aflatoxin levels for every consignment. The traders are also expected to issue details of their warehouses clearly explaining the mode of storage and drying.
11:51
11:51

Thugs Stab Man in Bugembe deceased

Eye witnesses told URN on condition of anonymity that the deceased had gone to withdraw about Shillings 50,000 from a mobile money agent when he was rounded up by four men demanding that he surrenders his phone, which he resisted.
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.
10:41
10:41

NMS Suppliers Decry Poor Handling of Drugs in Wakiso health 2

The National Medical Stores suppliers have decried the poor handling and reception of drugs delivered to Wakiso District which they say is putting t the drugs at risk of getting spoilt before they reach end-users.
14:08
14:08

Army Chief Warns Drivers, Store Keepers on Drunkenness people 3 2 Top story

Brig Ronald Bigirwa, the Commandant of the UPDF Service Brigade made the appeal while presiding over the graduation of 50 drivers and 52 store men at the UPDF School of Supply and Transport-SOST in Jinja district on Friday.
17:16
17:16

Fire Guts Iganga Drug Store district 1 Top story

David Muwanguzi, the Iganga District Health Officer, says the fire destroyed anti-malaria drugs meant for seven health centers, saying they have been receiving drugs since last week and the last consignment was recorded on Monday night.
19:46
19:46

UPDF Officers Trained in Firearm Maintenance and Logistics Mayuge 2 1

The officers were equipped with skills in repairing small guns like pistols, AK-47, and other fighter riffles during peace support operations and wartime periods. The trained officers carry the mandate of safeguarding firearms in the different armoury where they shall be deployed by their respective commanders.
15:46
15:46

Namutumba Councilor Detained Over Counterfeit Currency district

Mbago is said to have given a fake currency note worth Shillings 50,000 to Mariam Kagoya as condolence for the loss of her husband last week.
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.
15:40
15:40

Namutamba Police Arrests Seven Armed Robbers people 1

It is alleged that, on Monday, the suspects intercepted Kenneth Wetaka’s car, Fuso registration number; UBD 415S which was carrying 10 tons of sugar valued at 131.6 million Shillings, undressed him and fled off with his property.
15:53
15:53

Jinja Police Arrests Street Children road 2 1

The arrest follows a series of robberies that occurred in several shops within the municipality. It is alleged that, the street children broke into wholesale shops and stole items that include clothes, soap, shoes and soft drinks among others.
17:29
17:29

Allied Health Professional's Council Closes Clinics, Laboratories in Masindi team 2

Dr. Gino Abiriga, the Director Wananchi Clinic explained that he paid for the license but was yet to pick it from Kampala. His pleas to the team not to close his clinic and give him time to pick the license from Kampala fell on deaf ears.
20:48
20:48

URA Closes Door For Clearance of 15 Year Old Cars country 1

In a statement released on Monday, Kateshumbwa said only cars that had got URA customs clearance by Sunday will be allowed into the country.
07:04
07:04

CBS Journalist Survives Death In Armed Robbery investigation 1 Top story

Jacob Kkule, the Masaka District Police Commander, says they responded instantly and managed to recover Tomusanges car, which was abandoned at the crime scene. He reveals that police have also recovered two bullet cartridges from the scene to aide their investigations.
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