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22:12
22:12

Teenager Left to Fend For Siblings As Parents Are Remanded district 3 1

Babirye’s parents, Ruth Mutasa and William Mutasa were remanded to Kayiti prison in Namutumba district on May 29th for allegedly assaulting their Village Chairperson, Geoffrey Babalanda and theft of his Shillings 3 million.
20:09
20:09

Rider Hit by AK-47 Magazine in Njeru Municipality road 3 2 Top story

It is alleged that Ssenyonga, a resident of Kilyowa village in Njeru municipality in Buikwe district was riding a passenger on a motorcycle registration number; UDV 455N to unidentified location when the LDUs who had staged a road block outside the farm ordered them to stop in vain.
11:22
11:22

Speeding Vehicle Collides with Train in Jinja victim 3 1 Top story

According to the traffic and road safety regulations, a driver of a vehicle is required to exercise extra care in approaching and traversing rail crossings and apply reasonable speed to enable him or her to stop if circumstances so require.
16:06
16:06

Jinja Residents Protest Unfair Eviction village 4 1

They accuse Musa Bashir, the proprietor of Hared petroleum of trying to evict them from their homes on grounds that acquired the land hosting the campsite from Uganda Land Commission.
14:09
14:09

Woman Arrested For Killing Her Mother village 1

The suspects reportedly laid the deceased’s body on a mattress and covered it with a blanket before setting the house ablaze to destroy evidence.
22:49
22:49

Fire Guts Nile Agro Factory Again UPDF 3 2

A huge cloud of smoke coupled with a sharp flame was visible from all corners of the Jinja Central Business district which attracted crowds to gather around the factory gate. The crowd was later dispersed by UPDF personnel who tasked them to vacate the premises immediately.
20:58
20:58

Jinja Hospital Fails to Conduct Autopsy for Dead Police Officers, suspect police station 1

The deceased identified as D/AIP Emmanuel Mawa and D/Sgt Dick Magala died in an accident along the Jinja-Iganga highway, alongside a handcuffed suspect, Philip Wadambwa. The policemen who are both attached to the general crimes desk were transporting the suspect from Manafwa Central Police Station to the CID headquarters in Kampala.
13:56
13:56

Two Detectives, Suspect Perish in Road Accident Jinja 1 1 Top story

Bashir Siriba, the Mayuge District Police Commander, says the deceased’s bodies are lying at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.
17:33
17:33

Interim Mayors Demand Additional Funding for New Cities Jinja 3 1

Raphael Magyezi, the Local Government Minister says that plans are underway to lobby additional funding to supplement the already approved municipality budgets.
12:37
12:37

Pollution of Breeding Sites Worries Fishermen in Jinja factory 3 2

They argue that the uncontrolled levels of pollution have deterred several fish species from multiplying because their breeding areas are contaminated with unspecified amounts of acidic waste from factories. The fishermen pinned Nile Agro and Skyfirt Leather Industries for establishing an extension of 50 meters into Lake Victoria.
04:52
04:52

700 Families Threatened with Eviction from Houses in Jinja resident 1 3

The said land, covers six plots, measuring about four acres along Kisinja road and Nile crescent. It was host to the Ministry of Works employees in the '90s. But the employees continued occupying the said land even after losing their jobs in early 2000'.
11:25
11:25

Boda Boda Cyclists in Jinja Pin Police over Extortion street 2 1

Led by their chairperson, Eria Musobya, the riders argue that ever since the lockdown began, some of his colleagues have been arrested over violating presidential directives but instead of taking legal action, they demand them to pay money before they are released.
14:27
14:27

Man Held For Stabbing Girlfriend’s Neck accusation 2 1

It is alleged that Otimango attacked Jeralyne Okurut and cut her neck in the wee hours of this morning following a misunderstanding. Okurut, who is hospitalized in the Jinja Regional Referral Hospital Emergency unit, says Otimango stormed her residence uninvited around 1:00am Wednesday morning.
18:07
18:07

Man Confesses to Have Killed Fruit Trader district 1 2

Mutekanga told journalists on Monday that Nabuguzi hired him to offload mangoes on Wednesday at amber coat market.
11:07
11:07

Reptiles Left to Starve as River Nile Stretches Banks animal 3 Top story

Three of the cages have been totally submerged. The affected reptiles include two Egyptian cobras, three vipers, six pythons, an unspecified number of chameleons, four monitor lizards and other wild animals such as monkeys that are stuck in their cages.
22:38
22:38

Church Guards Arrested for Obstructing Police Operation Yoweri Museveni 3 1

Churches across the country have remained closed since March 18, following a presidential directive to limit gatherings in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which spreads mainly through person to person contact.
08:20
08:20

District Leaders, Mayors Bicker over Interim Leadership of New Cities Fort Portal 1

In the petition dated June 18, the mayors propose to the minister that the transitional city council is comprised of district councilors in the new city area, and the transitional city executive be comprised of the municipality mayors and their executive members.
21:57
21:57

NWSC Faults Road Contractors for Exposing Sewer Lines area 2 1

Agnes Atwooki, the NSWC Jinja area Principal Public Relations Officer told URN that Jinja, one of the country’s oldest towns, had heavy capacity underground sewerage lines. However, over time, road contractors have left the lines leaking without making any attempts to refurbish them after completing their road works.
07:54
07:54

Unidentified Man Stabbed to Death in Jinja crime 2 1

Police recovered a set of clothing, suspected to belong to the victim, and a bloodsoaked curtain from the scene-of-crime. On the walls within the same building was the word food, inscribed with bloodstains.
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