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14:36
14:36

Man Electrocuted in Namutumba area

According to reports, Kavuma was attempting to connect an illegal powerline to his cinema hall when he suffered a fatal electric shock. His body has been taken to Bugiri General Hospital mortuary, where it awaits a postmortem examination before being handed over to his family for burial.
17:08
17:08

Mother Electrocuted One Week after Delivering her First Baby area

"When I saw her collapse to the ground, I had thought that maybe she missed a step, only to notice sparks from different electric wires, which made me realize she had met her death," her husband Livingstone Lukwise says.
11:47
11:47

UMEME Loses UGX 2Billion in Power Thefts in Jinja Area community 1 1

UMEME’s Jinja area manager, Paul Ssempira however says that despite their efforts to sensitize communities on the dangers involved in power thefts, the vice tends to thrive, which has since compromised the power supply chain to the legally connected consumers.
15:03
15:03

Vandalism Hindering Power Connection in Luuka District energy 3 1

UMEME’s corporate affairs and regulatory director, Blessing Nshaho says that, much as they have partnered with agencies to ensure that, most of the trading centres have access to power, electric wires are being vandalized, which has since slowed down connections.
13:47
13:47

30 Arrested For Leading Strike in Jinja City operation 1

Joel Wambedde, a resident of Namulesa cell says that most residents were angered after noticing that some of the masterminds of illegal power connections in their area were the ones leading UMEME operations.
17:50
17:50

Jinja Woman Electrocuted deceased 2 1

35-year-old Robinah Nabukonde, a resident of Muyenga slum was electrocuted on Tuesday when she came into contact with loose electricity wires.
12:56
12:56

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

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.
12:12
12:12

Business Operators in Nansana Tampering with Yaka Meters robbery 2 2

Eng. John Baptist Nuwamanya, Metering Services Manager at Umeme who led the operation says they have found out that many clients had added several components to their Yaka metres enabling them to utilize electricity without pre-loading tokens.
12:09
12:09

9 Arrested over Death of Kamuli Student murder 1 1

The deceased was allegedly leaving school on April 22nd when unknown men ganged raped and strangled her to death.
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.
16:18
16:18

Six Held Over Theft of Guard Rails On Mukono-Katosi Road investigation 1 2 Top story

Residents claim that one of them saw the vandals in action and informed Ritta Busingye, the Officer in Charge of Ngogwe Police station but instead of taking action, she alerted them to leave.
11:31
11:31

How Katerega, Kalungi Were Linked to Kirumira Assassination home 1

A call print out from the mystery number also showed that, the same number would call another person each time they spoke with Nalinya. This particular number was traced to the assassination scene in Bulenga in Wakiso District. CMI operatives then began trying to figure out the owners of the phone numbers that were switched off.
17:42
17:42

Ex-convict Arrested for Masterminding Kidnaps police 1

Babirye was picked up from Kamuli district last week in connection to the kidnap of two children from Nsangi town Council in Wakiso district. She was tracked down by a team of detectives from Kampala Metropolitan Police and Nsangi Police Station when she called the parents of her victims demanding a ransom of Shillings 5 million.
07:20
07:20

Museveni Visits Kirumira's Shooting Scene, Interrogates Eyewitnesses resident 1 1 Top story

Following the shooting, president Museveni personally dashed to the crime scene. Museveni who arrived at the scene at around 11:50pm dressed in a cream jacket and his trademark hat signaled to residents who were watching from a safe distance to converge.
18:22
18:22

Rwakafuuzi Criticises Gov't On Unreasonable Charges police 4

He was speaking to URN on the decision by the Directorate of Public Prosecution-DPP to drop charges against five former suspects of the 2010 Kampala Twin Bombings. They are Dr. Ismael Kalule, the former Imam of Ntinda Mosque, Abubakar Batemyeto, Awadhi Omar Awadhi, Yahaya Mbuthia Suleiman and Muhammad Hamid Suleiman.
16:23
16:23

Mityana Leaders Blame Massive Land Evictions on Impunity people 1 4 Top story

Speaking during the meeting, Joseph Luzige, the Mityana District LC V Chairperson, noted with concern the invisible hand of power brokers in the brutal evictions. According to Luzige, the brutal evictions are instigated by people who use their connections to bully people off their land.
11:01
11:01

Two Hoima Women in Custody Over Murder of Rwandan National investigation 1

It is alleged that the duo picked a quarrel with the Rwandan national only identified as Twizerimana for unknown reason at the bar at around 3:00am on Monday. They reportedly hacked the deceased on the face and head several times.
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