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13:53
13:53

Busoga Leaders Want More Funding to Facilitate Poverty Eradication Initiatives region 1 1

While attending the launch of Busoga’s 2022/2023 annual development plan at the Jinja city’s based Civil Service college, the leaders said that an increase in the funds will foster the quickening of poverty eradication processes.
16:38
16:38

Boat License: Fishery Officials Close Masese Landing Site fisherman 2 2

Isaac Masanga, a fisherman says that it took a long time for them to understand that the operational licenses run from January to December. He explains that since most fishermen paid mid-last year owing to the financial challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, they were prompted to think that the same would expire in July 2022, which partly explains the delayed renewal of the licenses.
17:26
17:26

Small Sale Business Owners want Tariffs Reduced for Electronic Transactions to Flourish 3

The Bank of Uganda Acting Governor, Michael Atingi-Ego challenged Ugandans to embrace electronic payment systems throughout their transactions, so as to increase business competitiveness within their areas of enterprise specialization.
07:25
07:25

500 People in Panic Over Looming Eviction resident 3

Speaking to journalists on Saturday, the residents who use part of the land for distilling waragi, say they will lose their source of livelihood if the authorities evict them. Nelson Opoka is one of the affected residents. According to Opoka, he inherited the land from his late predecessors in 2003 and decided to construct rental units housing 12 tenants.
18:09
18:09

Jinja Authorities Start Restoring Trade Order with Vendors, Taxi Crackdown street 2 3

They authprities say that illegal commuter taxi stages have since contributed to traffic congestion within the Jinja city’s central business district, which is frustrating the smooth operability of other enterprises.
13:30
13:30

Pictorial: Kiira Motors Plant Nears Completion

Kiira Motors is expected to produce electric, fuel, and solar-powered vehicles, assembling of cars, and manufacture spare parts.
17:46
17:46

External Recruitment Firms Want Special Police Unit government 1 3

Baker Akantambira, the UAERA chairperson, says that there is a need to establish a special police unit, which is thoroughly oriented with the labour externalization legal frameworks to avoid harassment of their members, most of whom are prosecuted without conducting the necessary inquiries.
14:16
14:16

Kiira Regional Police to Boost Incomes of Officers’ Spouses Through Agriculture husband 1 1

The initiative is targeting an estimate of 150 officers’ spouses, who shall be skilled in modern agricultural techniques, with support from civil society organizations and operation wealth creation-OWC officials.
16:01
16:01

1000 People Affected by Bujagali Dam Spillover Complain Over Delayed Compensation resident 4 1

Speaking to URN on Monday, the residents, said that following the increased water levels in both River Nile and Lake Victoria, the authorities at the dam resolved to release excess water to protect their equipment from damage. Residents claim that the excessive water washed away their homes, gardens and other projects.
06:40
06:40

Fire Guts Clothing Stores in Jinja's Napier Market police spokesperson 4 1

The fire started at 9 p.m. and went on until midnight razed one of the clothing stores which had newly stocked bales of secondhand clothing and shoes. Police’s fire and rescue services unit, alongside Red Cross officials, contained the fire before spreading to the surrounding units within the market.
13:49
13:49

Jinja City Vendors Protest Eviction from Kyabazinga Market 3

The market was allocated to traders along with the Jinja-Iganga highway traders by Busoga Kingdom authorities in the late 1960s.
16:38
16:38

MPs Ask Gov't to Regulate Fuel Industry government 5 1

While inspecting the oil reserves on Friday in Jinja City, the MPs said that there was hoarding of fuel by oil dealers across the country.
07:08
07:08

Jinja Oil Reserves Run Out of Fuel- UNOC country 1 1

Pump prices have now increased to an average of 6,000 Shillings at stations across Kampala, while in some upcountry towns, a litre of petrol is sold at an average of 10,000 Shillings.
14:26
14:26

Jinja Officials Commission Construction of US$13M Rescue Center project 1 1

Philemon Kudeera, the coordinator of the project, says that his colleagues were sensitized on the merits of the project and have since embraced it. He says that the construction of such a facility will boost safety sensitization drives across the Lake Victoria shoreline in Jinja and the surrounding areas.
11:47
11:47

UMEME Loses UGX 2Billion in Power Thefts in Jinja Area community 1 1

UMEME’s Jinja area manager, Paul Ssempira however says that despite their efforts to sensitize communities on the dangers involved in power thefts, the vice tends to thrive, which has since compromised the power supply chain to the legally connected consumers.
12:12
12:12

Jinja RDC Rejects Poor Quality Cassava Cuttings government 1

Madoi received the two trucks containing 430 sacks of cassava stems but on unpacking 15 random sacks, the stems were already dry with limited chances of germination. Other sacks contained branches of different tree species and leaves, which had been packed as cassava stems.
14:49
14:49

Savers Protest Delayed Release of Parish Community Funds group 3 1

Some claim that most of their members are illiterate, yet all the money request forms are written in English, and they lack timely guidance from the project supervisors and so they hired local government employees to fill these forms for them at a fee of 50,000 Shillings per form.
14:15
14:15

Fisheries Minister Threatens to Expose Illegal Fishermen Masquerading As Statehouse Agents body 1 3

Addressing staff at the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute-NAFIRRI in Jinja city on Wednesday, Adoa claimed that most illegal fishermen are wealthy individuals who use their influence to engage in illegal fishing practices without any restraint.
08:25
08:25

Lands Ministry Rallies Jinja City Residents to Embrace Draft Physical Plan country 1 3

The draft physical plan within the nine villages located in Namizi ward comprises the location of roads, health facilities, schools, green spaces, residential and industrial areas.
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