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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 1 2

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 3 1

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.
18:25
18:25

LC Chairpersons to be Involved in Compulsory Land Acquisition Process village 3 1

While addressing stakeholders from Busoga and Bukedi in Jinja district, Musumba argues that, unlike the status quo where implementing agencies deal directly with the project affected persons (PAPs), local leaders mainly village chairpersons and parish chiefs will be at the frontline in the compensation process because they have information regarding the residents.
10:50
10:50

LCI Chairperson Arrested for Encroaching on Public Land in Jinja investigation 2

The land that belongs to Jinja municipal council is said to have been illegally awarded to Thummar Joy Maganlal Patel without following the rightful procedures. According to Sakwa, Thummar used the influence of leaders to forge district land board minutes which he used to apply for a freehold title on the land.
00:06
00:06

Police Foil Robbery at KCB security

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says two private security guards attached to pinnacle security stormed the bank in the company of an unidentified person and put three bank staff at gun point demanding for money.
20:10
20:10

NARO Investigating Reports of Tilapia Lake Virus country 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 Jinja 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 district 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 Jinja 4 1

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 Jinja 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.
18:25
18:25

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

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 Jinja 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.
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