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16:17
16:17

Former NYTIL workers spend 25 years begging for their pay government 5 1

The now aged citizens, some already eighty years old, decided to draft a terminal benefits compensation claim of 10 billion Shillings. On average, each would be paid sh2.8 million for all those years, a mere three days' pay for a Member of Parliament.
13:02
13:02

Pastors Ask Government to Reduce Taxes on Temperature Guns Busoga 3 1 Top story

Prossy Babalanda, a pastor attached to Ntinda victory family center told the meeting that she can’t afford the equipment required for reopening because she entirely depends on believers to finance their operations.
16:47
16:47

Busoga Region MPs Back Kadaga government 5 1

Moses Balyeku, the Jinja West Member of Parliament who doubles as the Busoga parliamentary caucus vice chairperson says that, all his colleagues have agreed to rally behind Kadaga.
21:55
21:55

COVID-19 Patients Blocked from Fleeing Jinja Hospital Isolation Centre police spokesperson 4 2

The patients were protesting the poor living conditions at the centre, late meals, poor sanitation and delayed results. The patients further challenged the absence of guards at the facility which does not have a perimeter wall to protect them from intruders and the lack of psychosocial support.
17:33
17:33

Interim Mayors Demand Additional Funding for New Cities government 3 1

Raphael Magyezi, the Local Government Minister says that plans are underway to lobby additional funding to supplement the already approved municipality budgets.
13:08
13:08

Parents Protest as Bank Takes Over School in Jinja Henry Mugarura 4 1

Tobis Mwesigwa, a member of the school’s management committee says the bank was notified about their current financial constraints but went ahead and attached the school.
09:57
09:57

Jinja Hospital X-ray Machine Redundant health 2 1

Mubarack Weere, the Administrator Jinja Regional Referral Hospital told URN that they have officially notified the Health Ministry about the breakdown of their X-ray machine and efforts are underway to repair it soon.
17:45
17:45

Farmers Demand Compensation as Floating Debris Destroys Fish Cages government 1 1 Top story

Led by their Chairperson, Majid Magumba, the Fishermen say they don’t have money to service the loans they acquired to inject in the enterprise since their main source of income has been crashed.
10:43
10:43

Security Officers Rally Residents On COVID19 Guidelines Implementation government 4 2 Top story

Onesmus Mwesigwa, the Kiira Region Deputy Police Commander warned residents against unnecessary gatherings in trading centers, which violates the directives on social distancing and therefore undermine efforts to stop the spread of the virus.
16:24
16:24

Impostor in Buikwe Arrested for Stealing Drugs government 2 1

Wycliffe Mukwaya and his girlfriend, Josephine Nabisire were arrested from their rented room in Kasanjja B zone, Njeru division, Buikwe district.
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.
07:39
07:39

Amongi, Jinja LCV Chairperson Disagree On Appointment of Land Board Chair ground 1

Amongi, in a December 2nd letter to Jinja Resident District Commissioner Eric Sakwa, nullified David Musenze’s appointment questioning the manner in which David Musenze replaced Ndiko Ngobi.
12:11
12:11

Ugandans Tasked to Embrace Good Fishing Practices government 2 1

Speaking at the launch of the 2019 fish festival in Jinja district on Friday, Gerstl said using the recommended fishing gears will protect the available fish species from depletion as only recommended sizes shall surface in the market.
15:15
15:15

Jinja District Gets New Land Board Chairperson member

David Musenze’s name was proposed by the district executive committee led by vice-chairperson, Florence Asio.
18:47
18:47

Encroachment on Masese Hill Compromises School Safety government 4 1 Top story

The school head teacher, Christine Babirye, says huge gullies created on the slopes of the hill stretch into the school compound, which puts pupil’s lives at risk.
18:10
18:10

Electronic Gun Registration Starts in Busoga Jinja 2 1 Top story

The exercise, which is aimed at compiling a data base for firearms in the country, kicked off on Tuesday at Jinja Rugby grounds.
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