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10:37
10:37

Kakira Sugar Works Underfire from Farmers Over Supply Permits Busoga 1 5 Top story

Abdullah Luwangula, a farmer from Luuka district says the influence of politicians has jeopardised the industry as farmers stuck with mature cane are exploited and forced to sell their cane cheaply to middlemen.
13:25
13:25

Kakira Sugarcane Plantation Set Ablaze Jinja 3 4

They were allegedly burnt on Wednesday by residents of Nailo village in Kakira town council, who were protesting the death of their colleague.
18:15
18:15

Pictorial: Tarehesita Celebrations in Jinja Town

The commandant of the Jinja based non commissioned officers’ academy-NCOA Col. Saad Katemba who led the team, says UPDF is part of the community and therefore ready to support them in handling their daily needs.
18:57
18:57

Pictorial: UPDF Commissions Wazalendo Sacco Branch in Jinja Top story

Muma says the branch will equip members with financial literacy skills aimed at helping them to invest in quick profit making enterprises.
16:25
16:25

46 Soldiers Dropped from Fisheries Protection Unit district 1 2 Top story

According to Ssebukera, the move is aimed at cleaning the unit following persistent complaints of incompetence and brutality leaved against the unit.
18:47
18:47

Bugembe Residents Blame Insecurity on Church Garden Jinja 1 4

According to residents, the feeder road that connects the entire community goes through the bushy garden, which offers sanctuary to thugs.
17:04
17:04

Transporters Stranded As Police Battles Besigye Supporters in Jinja street 1 4

The Nile Bridge was blocked for close to four hours, with big vehicles parked on one lane as police conducted operations.
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.
11:44
11:44

Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys 1500 Illegal Fishnets Jinja 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.
19:42
19:42

Nile Agro Factory Closed After Monday Evening Fire Jinja 1 2

According to Francis Baganzi, the Human Resource Manager of the factory, the fire started from the thermic oil boiler, a key piece of equipment which controls all the activities of the factory. The machine reportedly exploded and burnt out into ashes.
16:49
16:49

Fire Guts Walukuba West Market region 1 2

Umar Musoke, one of the vendors who lost properties in the fire, says that they heard a big blast from the neighbouring kiosk, prompting all vendors to converge in the fire assembly point. He adds that not much was saved as they fled to save their dear lives from the flames which destroyed food items, beverages and electronics.
11:37
11:37

Spouses of UPDF Officers to Receive Development Funds Uganda 1 1

While presiding over the end of year CDF party on Friday at the Jinja UPDF cantonment, Muhoozi says that 100 million Shillings per will be given to each UPDF division to boost the associations.
12:11
12:11

Ugandans Tasked to Embrace Good Fishing Practices Jinja 1 2

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.
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.
11:12
11:12

EAC Member States Urged to Embrace Drones for Monitoring Fish Species poverty 2 1

Abura says that unlike domestic animals, fish species require the deployment of scientific technologies to sustain their continued existence in the Lake. He noted that there are now a number of cost-effective drones designed to cover a distance of 30 kilometres both in the space and under water.
15:08
15:08

Jinja Central Market Elections Postponed 1 1

The vendors under their umbrella body of Jinja central market vendors association allege that some of their names were missing from the register.
12:27
12:27

Jinja Muncipality Leaders on the Spot For Delays to Construct Mahatma Gandhi Centre construction 2 1

Construction of the memorial centre at the source of river Nile was pledged by India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, during his visit in Uganda last year.
18:04
18:04

Jinja Market Vendors Protest Deputy RDC's Involvement in Elections politics 1 2

Karadi, the chairperson of a nine-member committee which was on Tuesday instructed by the Jinja town clerk, Ambrose Ochieng to be a caretaker of the association ahead of next month’s elections, was blocked by vendors who argued that elections of the market leadership should not be influenced by security officials and municipal authorities.
18:52
18:52

URC Unleashes Five-Year Development Plan committee 1 3 Top story

URC owns 1200 cargo containers, which have remained redundant due to lack of a functional meter gauge system.
11:57
11:57

Jinja Vendors Demand Permanent Allocation to Stalls election 1 3

This followed the issuance of election guidelines for the market leadership by the municipal authorities on Thursday. According to the guidelines, the incumbent market chairman is meant to hand over office to the Principal Assistant Town Clerk, within three days, in preparation for the elections scheduled to take place in two months.
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