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07:48
07:48

Truck Runs Over Mechanic in Nile Plywoods factory vehicle 3 1

A driver who had come to inquire whether the service was complete discovered Nviri’s lifeless body that was lying under the front tires of the truck. Some of the workers raised complaints of fatigue and lack of protective gears.
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.
12:30
12:30

Covid-19: Factories in Jinja Lay Off Staff factory 2 1

A section of the factory operators who on Thursday evening held a closed-door meeting with selected members of the Jinja district covid19 control task force noted that they were not ready for the stringent measures issued by the government.
14:58
14:58

Jinja Municipal Council Staff to Work from Home municipality 1

Ochen says that the employees will be working online from home under supervision by their departmental heads.
20:31
20:31

ICT Minister Asks Local Government Staff to Support NRM or Quit district 2 1 Top story

Nabakooba also took a swipe at some local government public relations officers for failing to update district websites detailing government achievements such as mechanized agricultural systems in preference of discussing political tales, which have dragged young people in abject poverty since they lack information to transform their lives.
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.
20:48
20:48

Bidco Laborers Protest Poor Working Conditions strike 4 3 Top story

Lawrence Ojok who is attached to the loading and offloading department, said their employers have failed to explain the weekly tax deductions levied against them.
12:22
12:22

Leaders Upbeat as MV Sigulu Launches onto L. Victoria government 1 4

The Uganda National Roads Authority is finalizing works on MV Sigulu, the largest ferry in Uganda so far, which will connect Namayingo district to the islands of Sigulu and Dolwe. The ferry constructed by a Danish Johs Gram Hanssen –JGH Marine has a capacity to carry 300 passengers, and close to 20 vehicles. It can move at a speed of 14 kilometres per hour.
12:19
12:19

Butchers Raise Concerns over Filthy Abattoir district 2 1

The abattoir employs 56 butchers who have scaled down on the number of slaughtered cows due to poor hygiene. According to the butchers, the number of livestock slaughtered at the abattoir has reduced from 10 to 5 daily.
13:11
13:11

Angry Mob Lynches Young Man people 2

Angry residents stoned Wanzu to death at around 5:30am on Wednesday morning. An employee at Budumbuli Guest house, which is found in school village, told URN on condition of anonymity that the suspect broke into the managers office.
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