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20:10
20:10

NARO Investigating Reports of Tilapia Lake Virus district 1 2

Tilapia lake virus has been reported in countries like Kenya, and Egypt where it is believed to stop fish multiplication resulting into fish depletion from the lake and farms at large.
14:13
14:13

Sugarcane Prices to Continue Dropping-Museveni land 1

According to Museveni, government has nothing much to do about the falling cane prices dictated by forces beyond their control.
11:56
11:56

Busoga North Regional Traffic Officer Accused of Misconduct accident 1 2

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.
14:25
14:25

Minister Asks Taxi Drivers to Call Off Strike security 1 1

Khalid Muyingo, the chairperson of Jinja taxi operators’ association who spoke on behalf of all drivers in the region says that the reason of the protest is tasking them to pay old fines which had been phased out in 2016.
07:51
07:51

Busoga Farmers to Export Sugarcane to Kenya agriculture 1 1 Top story

Under the MoU, the farmers are required to supply 600 tons of mature sugarcane to the company each day for a period of three months. They will receive Kenya Shillings 4,055 (approximately UGX 146,716) for a ton of cane, two days after delivery. Only farmers registered with the association will be allowed to supply cane upon endorsement by their chairperson.
13:00
13:00

Stray Dogs Worry Butagaya Sub County Residents home 1 4

The residents say that the dogs have killed sheep, cows, goats, pigs, and chicken in the area.
12:22
12:22

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

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.
18:25
18:25

Jinja Municipal Council Lacks Land for Mahatma Gandhi Centre president 1 3

While on a visit in Uganda last year, the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi endorsed the construction of the centre in memory of India’s icon, Mahatma Gandhi whose ashes are believed to have been sprayed on the banks of river Nile following his death in 1948.
07:50
07:50

Sugar Bill Talk Dominates Kadaga's Thanksgiving Ceremony people 4 1 Top story

Rt. Rev. Samson Naimanhe, the Bishop of Busoga Diocese who led the thanksgiving service, called for the sensitisation of cane farmers in the region on each clause in the bill before it is discussed by parliament.
11:28
11:28

Norway Targets to Create Million jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa country 1 2 Top story

Ulstein explained that sub-Saharan Africa is one of the most important investment hubs on the continent with unexplored opportunities in the energy sector, which Norway plans to explore so as to create more jobs.
16:53
16:53

Teargas, Bullets Used to Disperse Amber Court Vendors Jinja 3 1

The roadside vendors had been evicted by Mpumudde division authorities following complaints that they were blocking access to the Amber Court market. Instead, the vendors took to the streets to protest against the eviction on grounds that they had no alternative place for their operations.
20:15
20:15

Residents fault Busoga Prime Minister For Wrongful Eviction people 1

Residents claim that they pay their monthly rental dues to the Departed Asians Property Custodian Board-DAPCB, which allocated them the said property in January, 2014.
11:30
11:30

Ophthalmology Students Miss Examination as Police Battles Vendors Jinja 1 2 Top story

Moses Mugerwa, a student says they saw police officers from the Field Force Unit pushing vendors outside the ward but resorted to using teargas when they faced resistance.
12:20
12:20

Busoga Kingdom in Drive to Promote Community Tourism district 1 2

Unveiling the 2019 tourism plan, the Kingdom’s Tourism Minister, Hellen Namutamba says that, most European tourists are attracted to African culture arguing that people who own traditional homes will gain out of this venture.
10:15
10:15

Fire Guts Amber Court Market in Jinja investigation 5 1

The fire destroyed more than 30 stalls and 25 kiosks. The items destroyed include wooden stalls, fridges, and groceries like 80 bags of posho, 150 bags of rice, fruits and vegetables, among others.
12:19
12:19

Butchers Raise Concerns over Filthy Abattoir district 1 2

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.
20:56
20:56

Lack of Women in UWEZO Leadership Irks Angina committee 1 2

Anginas concern followed the election of a new committee comprising Col. Godfrey Muwanguzi as the chairman Board Of Directors, Col. Francis Ongia as vice chairman, and Maj. Teddy Kavuma as the treasurer. No female representative was elected on the four-member supervisory committee.
19:30
19:30

Fishermen Raise Complaints over High Taxes jinja 1 3

The fishermen pay, annual fee of 250,000 shillings as income tax, 100,000 for the trading license, 100,000 for the boat and 50,000 for working permits.
06:55
06:55

Fire Guts Masese Village district 1 2

Halima Namuddu, a resident says her neighbors children were playing with a charcoal stove when the fire broke out.
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