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14:48
14:48

MTN Boosts Community Based Skilling Center with Equipment Northern division 1

Veronica Kyakuwaile, a student at the center, expressed renewed hope after acquiring bakery skills, enabling her to support her young son's welfare. Similarly, Madina Nabbanji, a housewife, has seen a significant improvement in her household income through tailoring skills learned at the center.
15:17
15:17

Police Investigates Death of Romanian Citizen deceased 1

Ecobel is reported to have jetted into Uganda as a tourist and settled at the Bujjagali-based Nile River camp in late 2018. He later decided to settle within the Budondo community where he introduced himself as Jacob, and adapted to the native lifestyle prompting natives to nickname him, “Jacob Musoga,”.
14:46
14:46

UPDF Impostor Arrested in Jinja City security 1 2

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.
15:24
15:24

Police Hunt for Kidnapped Child police spokesperson 1 1

“I know that you have the money I am asking from you and its’ upon you to either choose to hold onto the money at the expense of your son’s life or give me this money in cash and rescue him,” reads the letter in part.
14:49
14:49

Fake Jobs Dealer Arrested victim 1

The youths stormed Bugembe police station for help after the accumulation of rental fees and lack of food, yet Mugobera had stopped communicating with them.
14:43
14:43

Fire Guts Boy's Dormitory at Iganga High School Busoga East 1

The school administrators have remained tight-lipped on the matter, saying they are still working with the police to quantify the financial losses and damage resulting from the fire.
09:14
09:14

Police Recover 90 Rounds of Live Ammunition Abandoned in Jinja city Kiira 1

Police recovered the bullets on Sunday morning after receiving a tip-off from Kakaire’s house help who saw an army green arm chest jacket beside their house. The househelp immediately alerted officers at Wanyange police post.
10:07
10:07

Toddler Killed in House Fire child

Wayelo's mother, Florence Achan says that they live in a deserted area and only noticed the fire when they saw huge flames. "Our house is located near the wetland and our neighbours who live about 100 meters away only noticed the fire when it had already spread all over the house," she said.
12:42
12:42

Projectile Destroys House, Bugembe Prison Cell Jinja 1

This morning, a team of counter-terrorism police personnel rushed to Igenge village to assemble the fragments to ascertain the source of the projectile. The officers recovered two oval-shaped metallic pieces believed to be part of the fragments released by the projectile from the Bugembe prisons compound and Igenge village.
14:35
14:35

St. Joseph School Fire Attributed to Poor Electricity Connection James Mubi 1

The Kiira Regional Police spokesperson, James Mubi, says that detectives inspected the dormitory and found several illegal connections on the school premises.
07:08
07:08

Police Confirm Death of Student in Jinja School Fire regional police 1

Eight other students collapsed following the loss of their property and were rushed to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital for further management. It is reported that the fire broke out in the boys' dormitories around 7:00 pm.
09:22
09:22

Woman Arrested For Attempting to kill Toddler for Ritual Purposes child 1

Bakita has since reportedly confessed to having planned together with her boyfriend a month ago, whose identities have been withheld, to sacrifice a female child to appease the gods, who would, in turn, award them wealth.
16:11
16:11

Police Starts Process to Expel All Sex Workers from Kiira Region police station 2 1

Kiira rehional police spokesman James Mubi says the exercise of expelling the commercial sex workers will involve partnerships with village chairpersons, who shall identify their hideouts and notify responsible police authorities to take action.
10:53
10:53

Young Woman Found Dead in Jinja City police spokesperson

A motorcyclist who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity, says that there are many unemployed young women and girls in their area, whose means of survival are unknown.
17:05
17:05

UPDF Instructor, Armory Guard in Custody Over Aggravated Robbery resident 1 1

Fred Muganza, a resident of Kivubuka B village in Jinja City Northern division, says that on December 31st, 2021 while armed with AK-47 rifles, the suspect surrounded his vehicle, grabbed his two phones, and an unspecified amount of money.
17:27
17:27

Couple Arrested For Locking up their 9-Year- Old Son in Pigsty resident 1 1

Lilian Nabwonso, a resident of the area accuses the couple of feeding their son on pig leftovers exposing him to infections.
13:50
13:50

Suspected Thieves Drop Firearm in Bugembe region 2 1

Eyewitnesses say that three armed robbers traveling in a numberless Ipsum vehicle surrounded Kabenge’s retail shop on Tuesday and directed him to hand over all the money in his possession.
16:58
16:58

Jinja CPS Cells Breakout: Leads Implicate Officers of Conniving with Wanted Criminals area 1 1

The Deputy RCC Peter Banya says the suspects were on security’s wanted the list for the past two years and their arrest was meant to serve as a relief to the affected communities, who had endlessly filed complaints against them. However, their "peaceful escape" without any of the cells guards firing to scare them off raises suspicion of an inside job.
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