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19:19
19:19

Jinja City Approves UGX 45.7Bn Budget Amidst Controversy Peter Kasolo 1 1

After council failure to consider their complaints, Kadama led her colleagues into chaotic shouts amidst the budget approval process, which prompted security operatives to throw her out of the council hall.
16:57
16:57

Former Bunya South MP Kyeyago Succumbs to COVID-19 Kampala 1

Kyeyago, also a former delegate in the Assembly of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) died today afternoon at the Jinja based Nile International Hospital.
18:15
18:15

Jinja Speaker Accused of Joining Politics Without Resigning from Public Service government

"I am a responsible citizen who diligently resigned from civil service before joining active politics but, such falsehoods are being orchestrated by detractors aimed at deterring me from focusing on implementing my five year leadership agenda," Namukose says.
17:52
17:52

Busoga Kingdom Reacts to Kadaga’s Loss of Speakership leader 1

“As a kingdom, we are under no obligation to make political commentary over the election processes of the speaker of parliament of the republic, but we cannot say that, all is well with us, because our prayer was that we get more and more of our illustrious sons and daughters in more lucrative positions without losing any, we didn’t see this coming and we didn’t know the scheme was deep, well calculated and spirited,” he said in a statement.
20:25
20:25

Heavy Deployment in Jinja, Kamuli After Kadaga’s Defeat For Speakership election 2

By 6:00pm, uniformed and plain clothed security personnel were seen patrolling different streets where several youths had reportedly planned to launch their protests.
11:06
11:06

Justice Luswata to Hear Musumba’s Application of Substituted Service Rebecca Kadaga 2 1

Musumba applied for substituted service on claims that Kadaga or her agents had declined to receive the petition in which she is accused of involvement in vote-rigging and voter bribery during the recently concluded parliamentary elections.
12:03
12:03

Kyagulanyi Cautions NUP Leaders Against Living Luxurious Lifestyles Robert Kyagulanyi 2 3 Top story

Addressing elected NUP leaders at their retreat at the Jinja based Nile resort hotel, Kyagulanyi said that they were elected due to their humility and pledges for improved service delivery. He warned that if they choose luxurious lifestyles, they might be compromised to ignore the core principles for, which they were elected into their respective political offices.
08:00
08:00

NUP Leaders Swear Oath to Defend Human Rights committee 1 1

While closing their two-day retreat at the Jinja based Nile Resort Hotel on Saturday, the NUP leaders resolved to adopt the oath as a working document for all leaders throughout their political tenures. Led by their president, Robert Kyagulanyi, the leaders also passed seven resolutions, which will foster the continued transformation and visibility of their party throughout the country.
14:49
14:49

Vendors Ask New City Leadership to Construct Napier Market Peter Kasolo 4 1

Madina Namuganza, the chairperson of the banana traders’ department, says that the market already has a land title and it is the role of political leaders to team up with their technical counterparts to ensure that the market is well constructed.
16:44
16:44

Jinja City Councilors, Town Clerk Undecided on Kakindu Recreation Center Giveaway court 1 1

The Municipal speaker, Molson Bizitu held a public meeting at the Jinja city hall on Tuesday to consult stakeholders on whether to negotiate with the trustees of the Indian association or battle them out in court.
08:58
08:58

Busoga Kingdom Fails to Implement Development Agenda Due to Budget Constraints prime minister 1 1

Joel Kafuko, a senior citizen within Butembe chiefdom says, says it is time the subjects of the kingdom adopt a culture of financing their kingdom. “As subjects, we are supposed to financially support our king to ably implement his aspirations to the people other than expecting him to do all things by himself because it’s hard for him to ably serve us when the kingdom lacks clear sources of income,” he said.
18:40
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CSOs in Busoga Call for Adquate Preparation of Electoral Process community 2

While addressing the press about their findings on Thursday, the observers noted that due to lack of civic education, several registered voters did not participate.
15:18
15:18

Biometric Voter Verification Kits Slow Down Polling in Jinja, Entebbe station 2 1

At some of the polling stations visited by URN reporter visited, presiding officers who spoke on condition of anonymity say that they had been directed to use BVVK machines without fail and directed to in turn suspend the polling exercise in case of any technical breakdowns.
16:33
16:33

Kasolo, The Comedian Elected Jinja City Mayor city council 2 1

Kasolo, a member of the National Unity Platform-NUP party was declared as the newly elected Mayor of Jinja City on Friday. He defeated nine contestants who include Forum for Democratic Change’s-FDC Frank Nabwiso who was the first runners up.
23:27
23:27

Baba FM Switched Off Ahead of Jinja Results Declaration city

Since Wednesday, Baba FM has consistently updated members of the public on events that were transpiring at the tally center but at around 7:00 pm, the radio frequency went off.
16:31
16:31

PWDs Want Campaigns Decentralized country 3 1

Francis Lanyo, the Democratic Party flag bearer for the PWDs position in Northern Uganda says that he was nominated on 23rd November and the time frame of three weeks is not enough for him to campaign all over the country.
17:05
17:05

Man Abandons Bodaboda Job to Preach Bobi Wine Presidential Bid Fulltime people 2 1

“His love for Kyagulanyi is uncontrollable, it has resulted into his frequent arrests during protests as security operatives often pick him from home, accusing him of masterminding or having knowledge of all civil disobedience movements but later release him without any charges,” says his brother.
10:20
10:20

Can Kanusu Humble his Political Mentor, Nabwiso in Jinja City Mayoral Race city council 2

Sylvia Mudondo, a resident of Buyala village in Budondo ward says that during Nabwiso’s tenure in parliament, Kanusu was his chief mobilizer and rallied voters to support him. “During those political campaigns, Kanusu was always referred to as Nabwiso’s son because those two were often doing door to door campaigns together,” she said.
12:53
12:53

Delayed Trial of Mumbere, Royal Guards Irks Rwenzururu Prime Minister justice 2 1

Kule argues that, for the past four years, the accused persons who include Rwenzururu King, Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere have been eagerly waiting for justice and it is unfortunate that, as the rest of Ugandans will be electing their leaders, the accused will be left out.
14:11
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Jinja City Woman Parliamentary Candidate Survives Road Accident vehicle 4 1 Top story

According to eyewitnesses, Naigaga was driving with three others in a Kluger vehicle registration number UBB 007K when they rammed into a motorcycle registration number UFA 324S.
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