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14:59
14:59

Unidentified Body Recovered in Sugarcane Plantation home

The decomposing body was discovered on Tuesday by fishermen, who were cutting down sugarcane.
17:04
17:04

Jinja Residents Protest Move to Plant Sugarcane in City Precinct Kamuli 2 5

The dozens of residents who converged within the contested land say that the area is surrounded by schools and homes and any attempt to establish a sugarcane plantation would make it a hub for criminals.
14:23
14:23

Jinja Woman Arrested for Killing and Burying Daughter police station 1

Mutiibwa first (mis)informed police detectives that she had sent the child to her distant relatives in Mayuge district. However after thorough inquiries, she directed them to the sugarcane plantation located about 200 meters away from her home, where she had buried the child after murdering her.
11:29
11:29

Prominent City Businessman Killed in Suspected Ritual Sacrifice Incident police station

John Baatala, a brother of the deceased says that residents noticed stray dogs surrounding the crime scene area since Saturday evening, prompting them to inspect the sugarcane plantation on Sunday.
17:56
17:56

Luuka Farmers Embrace Cocoa Growing village 1 2

The farmers note that, unlike the bureaucratic system of selling sugarcane, which involves powerful middlemen to procure sale permits at the expense of smallholder farmers, cocoa exporters directly purchase the fruits from the farmers, hence enabling them to individually negotiate for competitive prices.
11:20
11:20

Two Arrested For Killing Motorcyclist in Jinja police spokesperson 1 1

The suspects who are locked up at Kiira East-Central police station are Paul Kalimungabo and Ramadhan Kapeere. They were picked up on Wednesday morning after residents who saw Kalimungabo depart with Mukisa tipped off police authorities.
13:11
13:11

Missing Child Found Murdered in Mayuge deceased 1

One of the children the deceased was playing with says that a man who described himself as a relative to the her family and took the toddler.
19:29
19:29

Three Arrested Over Brutal Killing of 61- Year-Old Man resident

Suleiman Dhabasadha, a resident of the area, says that Mukasa was a peaceful man whose murder has shocked his community members.
09:44
09:44

Seven-Year-Old killed in Suspected Ritual Sacrifice incident 2 1 Top story

Weyeye was grazing cattle with five other children on Wednesday evening when an unidentified man showed up with a machete and chopped off his head before vanishing from the scene. One of the boys, who witnessed the incident, says that the assailants targeted Weyeye because he was grazing cattle ahead of them.
17:04
17:04

Man Killed Over Suspected Infidelity police station

According to preliminary information, Ouma left for the funeral of his friend in Busia district on Monday evening but didn’t find his wife, Fanisi Nabwire at home upon his return. His five-year-old son reportedly told him that his mother had gone to the maize plantation with Siminyu.
16:56
16:56

Vandalism of Power Transmission Masts Irks Police in Kakira Town Council police spokesperson 1 1

Pylons from over eight masts along the Kabembe transmission line have been vandalized in the past two months.
10:38
10:38

Leg of Missing Child Recovered from Sugarcane Plantation police station

The Village Publicist Secretary, Rashid Kabukye, says the decomposing leg was found by hunters this morning. “We immediately sounded drums to alert the rest of the community,” he said.
10:37
10:37

Kakira Sugar Works Underfire from Farmers Over Supply Permits Busoga 5 1 Top story

Abdullah Luwangula, a farmer from Luuka district says the influence of politicians has jeopardised the industry as farmers stuck with mature cane are exploited and forced to sell their cane cheaply to middlemen.
19:18
19:18

Three Arrested Torching Kakira Sugarcane resident 2 1 Top story

Jamal Kanyesigye, the Kakira Division Police Commander, says the suspects were caught red-handed on Tuesday by a team of police officers attached to the Field Force Unit deployed to patrol the plantation.
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