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05:22
05:22

Police Blocks 78-Year-Old from Committing Suicide at the New Jinja Bridge husband

Kakiriho, clad in a brown striped shirt and a black trouser, stood at the pedestrian walkway of the bridge for close to 30 minutes. He had written a leaflet with his personal details and dropped some documents in the flowing river waters before attempting to drown himself
20:21
20:21

Eastern NRM Youth Leaders Endorse Kadaga national 1 3 Top story

Samuel Odong, the NRM National Youth League Publicity Secretary says there are powerful politicians who are campaigning against Kadaga’s bid for the CEC position by bribing delegates to boycott the forthcoming elections.
16:47
16:47

Busoga Region MPs Back Kadaga parliament 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.
05:54
05:54

Encroachers Blocked from Grabbing NAFIRRI Land in Jinja staff 1 4

The contested land is estimated at an average size of about 2.5 acres, covering plots 76, 78, 79 and 82. It had been fenced off on Wednesday night, evoking a fight in which NAFIRRI officials uprooted the poles from the land on Thursday.
18:46
18:46

Five Baba FM Presenters Arrested, Released on Bond Jinja 1 2

The journalists who were summoned to record statements before detectives at Jinja central police station were briefly detained and later released on police bond.
17:07
17:07

Police Disperses People Power Meeting in Jinja police station 4 2 Top story

Francis Muganga, the People Power Legal Officer in Eastern Uganda complained about the lack of a leveled political playing ground since their counterparts in the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party are holding meetings freely.
11:14
11:14

Low funding Affecting Operations of Jinja Hospital Isolation Unit center 1 2 Top story

The Hospital Director, Dr. Florence Tugumisirize, says each patient has a feeding budget of Shillings 15,000 per day, which is inadequate to cater for their recommended diets.
06:13
06:13

Market Operators Protest against Street Vendors in Jinja city 2 3

The traders say that they no longer receive clients as customers prefer to purchase items outside the market. They also accuse Jinja city authorities of failing to block operations of street vendors despite their numerous complaints.
15:32
15:32

Delayed Implementation of Sugar Act Bothers Manufacturers operation 1 3

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.
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.
06:13
06:13

Private Security Guard on the Run after Torturing his Son Jinja 1 4

Mwima, a resident of Lwanda village in Northern division, Jinja city is currently nursing wounds at Jinja regional referral hospital orthopaedic ward after being battered by his father on Saturday.
13:59
13:59

Surveyors Vandalize Vehicle after Being Stopped from Planting Markstones in the Road land 2 3 Top story

Sulah Wasswa, a resident within the area, says the scene was chaotic as contractors tasked surveyors to avail requisite documents allowing them to open boundaries in vain.
16:47
16:47

Police Disperse Bobi Wine Supporters in Jinja street 2 4

Kyagulanyi was in Jinja for a political talk show on NBS FM.
09:53
09:53

NDA Concerned About Unregistered Drugs On the Market Kaliro 1 1

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement at the National Drug Authority- NDA says that, they have recovered unspecified amounts of drugs with prescriptions in Asian languages contrary to the NDA’s standard operating procedures which permit them to sell English labelled drugs.
17:49
17:49

Kayunga NRM Chairperson On the Spot Over School Land student 1 Top story

Margret Nampiina, the former Jinja Rotary Club president, says they partnered with Jinja Municipal Council-JMC to construct another classroom block for the visually impaired pupils.
11:55
11:55

Four Held Over Death of Expectant Mother, Newly Born Child deceased 1 1 Top story

It is alleged that Nagambaki went to the clinic on Tuesday afternoon after experiencing labor pains but the health workers told her to wait for the doctor who arrived around 4:00pm.
12:12
12:12

Jinja Man Starves to Death deceased 1 3 Top story

Ivan Kayibanda, a resident of the area says the deceased would spend days without food since he lacked sustainable income to feed himself
22:12
22:12

Teenager Left to Fend For Siblings As Parents Are Remanded district 1 3

Babirye’s parents, Ruth Mutasa and William Mutasa were remanded to Kayiti prison in Namutumba district on May 29th for allegedly assaulting their Village Chairperson, Geoffrey Babalanda and theft of his Shillings 3 million.
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