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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.
10:43
10:43

Suspected Motorcycle Thieves Arrested in Jinja City robbery 1 2

The operation was triggered by the increasing cases of motorcycle theft within Jinja city. It is reported that, in the past one month, eight cases of motorcycle theft were registered along the different highways connecting to Jinja city’s central business area.
11:08
11:08

Three Suspected Gang Leaders Arrested in Jinja member 1

The operations were prompted by leads provided by Paul Ogesa, the overall leader of Wakanda, a criminal gang, which specializes in snatching bags from women, house break-ins, drug abuse and syndicated aggravated robberies. The suspects surround villages armed with machetes and order their victims to surrender their valuables.
10:54
10:54

FPU Destroys 1,000 illegal Fishing Nets in Mayuge area 2 2

The illegal nets comprised 1,044 beach seines and 88 monofilament nets which they say have been depleting the lake of all its’ fish species.
15:05
15:05

Redeployment of FPU Excites Mayuge, Jinja fishermen government 4 1

The fishermen told URN on Thursday that some fishermen had resorted to fish poisoning so as to harvest more yet in the long run threatening the sustainability of the fisheries sector to compete on the global market.
17:25
17:25

Gen. Kyanda Orders AFALU Off FPU Operations county 2 2

Gen. Kyanda explained that AFALU is not accountable to anyone and their excesses are blamed on the Fisheries Protection Unit personnel who in most cases not aware of their unscrupulous operations.
15:32
15:32

Delayed Implementation of Sugar Act Bothers Manufacturers Busoga 3 1

The Sugar Act seeks to provide for the development, regulation and promotion of the sugar industry and equally address pricing of sugarcane through a specific formula. It also established a sugar board a corporate body with a mandate to regulate the Sugar industry and ensure access to resources.
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.
12:07
12:07

Police Disperses Vendors in Jinja for Flouting Covid-19 Guidelines government 3 2

The vendors had displayed their merchandise on the pedestrians’ walkways prompting the police and UPDF Soldiers to disperse them.
16:26
16:26

Ministry of Health Clears Iganga Hospital Power Bills health worker 1

James Wako, the hospital superintendent says that the hospital has been using generators to boost daily operations in major departments of the facility.
07:37
07:37

UPDF Devising Means of Desilting Lake Victoria, Nile River operation 1 1 Top story

George Musinguzi, the UPDF Spokesperson in Busoga sub region, says they have teamed up with experts from the National Environment Management Authority and National Fisheries Resources Research institute-NAFIRRI to ensure that their operations are nondestructive to aquatic life.
16:57
16:57

Kiira, Bujagali Power Plants Fully Restored - Eskom operation 2 2 Top story

According to ESKOM Uganda Limited, the company with a concession to operate and maintain Nalubaale and Kiira Hydro Power stations, the floating Island which originated from Lake Victoria Basin as a result of the current rising water levels created extensive debris and waste material that blocked the water intake screens, through which water for power generation is transported.
16:43
16:43

Police Impostors Arrested in Kamuli district 1 1 Top story

According to Police, the suspected tried to pretend like truck drivers when they saw officers approaching but the officers pinned them for fleecing surrounding communities of their valuables during curfew period.
12:45
12:45

Police Arrests 70 for Loitering Inside Makerere University operation 2

They were picked from different parts of the university following a two-day operation, according to Jude Masingano Eliphaz, the officer in charge of operations in Makerere University.
14:31
14:31

Police Detective in Jinja Arrested For Defying Ban on Closure of Bars security

Alaba was arrested following a 24-hour crackdown on adamant bar operators that was launched by the Jinja district security committee members on Friday night.
14:40
14:40

U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
14:43
14:43

Court Halts Implementation of Digital Tax Stamps Uganda 1

The order signed by the Deputy Registrar Dr. Agnes Nkonge stays URA from enforcing the transition period deadline which the tax body had set before slapping heavy fines to manufacturers and importers of several gazette goods including bottled water, soda, beer, wine, spirits, and tobacco.
16:25
16:25

46 Soldiers Dropped from Fisheries Protection Unit district 2 1 Top story

According to Ssebukera, the move is aimed at cleaning the unit following persistent complaints of incompetence and brutality leaved against the unit.
13:00
13:00

UPDF Veterans in Busoga Positive For Joining Amisom operation 3 1

Busoga region has registered 223 reservists that will join their colleagues at Singo military barracks to form Uganda’s battle groups thirty-one and thirty-two which will foster UPDF’s operations under African union mission in Somalia-AMISOM.
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.
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