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16:20
16:20

Jinja City Intensifies Operation Against Roadside Vendors illegal 1 1

The Jinja City Spokesperson, Rajab Kitto says that the operation was sanctioned early this week due to unregulated businesses that have been set up in the city.
17:29
17:29

Police Disperses Residents from Demolishing Illegal Structures at Walukuba Health Center land 2 3

Kasim Mayemba, a resident in the area, says that there has been uncontrolled encroachment on Walukuba land for the past 10 years, under the watch of both political and technocrats, which sparked anger among concerned citizens.
08:56
08:56

Jinja Court Remands 46 Over Illegal Possession of Narcotic Drugs regional police 1

The accused are among the dozens of suspects being arrested in a joint security crackdown aimed at cleaning up the criminal black spot areas of Bugembe and Mafubira in Jinja city.
14:46
14:46

UPDF Impostor Arrested in Jinja City security 2 1

According to Ongadia, he bought the UPDF uniform from an undisclosed source at Shillings 38,000. He told detectives at Bugembe police station where he is locked up that he was under pressure to formalize his conjugal relationship with his girlfriend, which forced him to resort to illegal roadblocks to get money to finance their traditional marriage ceremony.
08:01
08:01

67 Remanded Over Jinja Protests illegal 3

The suspects were arrested from different highway points in Jinja city and are said to have been part of the bigger group of youths who on Monday engaged in running battles with security personnel.
07:25
07:25

500 People in Panic Over Looming Eviction resident 3

Speaking to journalists on Saturday, the residents who use part of the land for distilling waragi, say they will lose their source of livelihood if the authorities evict them. Nelson Opoka is one of the affected residents. According to Opoka, he inherited the land from his late predecessors in 2003 and decided to construct rental units housing 12 tenants.
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.
14:15
14:15

Fisheries Minister Threatens to Expose Illegal Fishermen Masquerading As Statehouse Agents body 1 3

Addressing staff at the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute-NAFIRRI in Jinja city on Wednesday, Adoa claimed that most illegal fishermen are wealthy individuals who use their influence to engage in illegal fishing practices without any restraint.
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.
07:50
07:50

Residents Lynch Man for Staging Illegal Road Blocks district 1

The residents say that ever since the president declared the nationwide lockdown, Tamulina who claimed to be working with police, has been using logs to stage illegal roadblocks along the Buhatandu-Bungecha road with the aim of harassing and extorting money from unsuspecting members of the public.
17:50
17:50

Jinja Woman Electrocuted deceased 1 2

35-year-old Robinah Nabukonde, a resident of Muyenga slum was electrocuted on Tuesday when she came into contact with loose electricity wires.
18:42
18:42

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

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.
16:25
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.
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.
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.
07:48
07:48

Police Use Teargas to Disperse Rowdy Street Kids village 1 5

Harrison Basudde, the chairperson of the group, says that they are former street children who reformed from being thieves to small scale entrepreneurs. He argues that destroying their stalls is equivalent to sending them back to wreak havoc.
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.
13:39
13:39

Kisozi Seed School Punished for Fielding Ineligible Player in Copa Coca -Cola Tournament match 1

This follows a petition filed by Uganda Martyrs Hugh School, which implicated three players of Kisozi seed School David Ssemukaro, Emmanuel Ngabonziza and Geoffrey Mivule, who are not students of the school.
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