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18:42
18:42

Agriculture Ministry Ponders Forceful Eviction of Encroachers from Shorelines people 3 1

State Minister for Fisheries Hellen Adoa Says that many of the encroachers have failed to heed to calls to vacate the shoreline, threatening the natural resources and their habitats. According to Adoa, all the lakes are now covered with floating islands that descended from the weakening shorelines as a result of human activity.
19:17
19:17

Kadaga Wants Relief Food Distributed Across the Country region 2 1

Kadaga observed that the national taskforce is currently concentrating its’ food aid campaigns in the areas of Kampala and Wakiso, while sidelining other equally starving communities throughout the country.
12:59
12:59

Residents Decry Congestion at Jinja District Headquarters people 3 1

Godfrey Kyalo, a resident of Nakabango village in Jinja, said there is need to for security to control crowding in the waiting area.
17:42
17:42

People Power Activists in Jinja Arrested Kiira 1 4

The activists who were being led by their Busoga regional coordinator, Moses Bigirwa had on Wednesday planned to address journalists on their new activities when police officers attached to the field force unit surrounded the hall and arrested them.
08:17
08:17

Mubaje Worried Over Individual Led Religious Discrimination people 1 2 Top story

Mubaje stressed that human beings are bound to disagree but should resolve their differences amicably without infringing on other people’s religious beliefs.
19:01
19:01

Two Dead, Scores Trapped As Building Collapses in Jinja road 2

The building collapsed at around 5:45 pm. It is believed that there were more than 45 workers on site.
06:57
06:57

Security Guard Shoots Kampala University Student Dead people 1 Top story

A student, who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity, says that she heard a gunshot at around 08:45pm and ran towards the administration block only to find Katagwa’s lifeless body
14:08
14:08

Army Chief Warns Drivers, Store Keepers on Drunkenness people 2 3 Top story

Brig Ronald Bigirwa, the Commandant of the UPDF Service Brigade made the appeal while presiding over the graduation of 50 drivers and 52 store men at the UPDF School of Supply and Transport-SOST in Jinja district on Friday.
14:59
14:59

MP Kyagulanyi Asks Church to Speak Out Against Human Rights Abuses people 3 1

He argued that more and more Ugandans are facing injustices without an opportunity to receive a fair hearing in the judicial system, and can only rely on churches for protection. He stressed that when religious leaders fail to address issues affecting their communities due to fear of reprimand from the state, the citizens may die in despair.
06:43
06:43

Scores Feared Dead in Jinja Road Accident street 1 1

John Waiswa, an eye witness says that the accident occurred when a truck carrying sugar cane failed to climb a hill at Walumbe junction and rolled back before it overturned.
11:56
11:56

Busoga North Regional Traffic Officer Accused of Misconduct corruption 2 1

Bagiire says that a number of taxi drivers within Kamuli and Buyende districts have lodged complaints against Tweheyo whom they accuse of abetting corruption and manhandling them during arrests.
18:54
18:54

Suspected Grenade Attack Scares Residents Jinja 2 1 Top story

The blast is said to have occurred around 1:30am this morning in the home of Bernard Mukoye throwing residents in fear of attack by robbers.
12:49
12:49

Search for UPDF Officer's Body Intensifies people 1 1

The Jinja Zone UPDF spokesperson, George Musinguzi says that they are conducting both day and night search for the body of their colleague. The main search area is around the Owen falls dam which has been cordoned off and restricted from fishermen, tourists, and other water users.
07:53
07:53

NDA Impounds Medicines Worth UGX 361M in Nation Wide Operations people 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the NDA head of Enforcement disclosed this following an inspection of drug outlets in Jinja district on Saturday.
18:27
18:27

Jinja Councillors Plot to Impeach LCIII Chairperson health 1

James Otuba, the councillor representing Walukuba East explained that the LC3 chairperson has been staying away from council meetings for a long time.
14:18
14:18

EAC States Asked to Embrace Joint Military Trainings people 2 1

Speaking at the graduation ceremony of 64 officers who underwent a four months’ instructors’ course of intake 30/2019, at junior command and Staff College in Jinja district on Saturday, Byarugaba argues that, joint trainings contribute to brotherhood within the forces that will selflessly lookout for their neighbours when cases of insecurity arise.
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