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16:01
16:01

1000 People Affected by Bujagali Dam Spillover Complain Over Delayed Compensation resident 4 1

Speaking to URN on Monday, the residents, said that following the increased water levels in both River Nile and Lake Victoria, the authorities at the dam resolved to release excess water to protect their equipment from damage. Residents claim that the excessive water washed away their homes, gardens and other projects.
15:34
15:34

Unidentified Man Killed, Dumped Along River Nile Banks Jinja 2

Asuman Byakika, a fisherman says that due to the current flooding, police operatives rarely patrol the river banks, which has bred insecurity in the area.
18:55
18:55

Sunday Boat Accident Victim's Body Recovered deceased

The deceased and her parents were on an adventure excursion on the Nile when their speed boat suffered an engine failure in the middle of the river.
11:07
11:07

Reptiles Left to Starve as River Nile Stretches Banks animal 3 Top story

Three of the cages have been totally submerged. The affected reptiles include two Egyptian cobras, three vipers, six pythons, an unspecified number of chameleons, four monitor lizards and other wild animals such as monkeys that are stuck in their cages.
19:38
19:38

UPDF Marine Teams, Engineers to Uproot Floating Island at Owen Falls Dam Lake Victoria 2 3

The island was part of Lake Victoria’s shore which shrunk into the lake but floated towards River Nile and blocked the power generation plants after heavy winds on Monday night.
14:33
14:33

Traditionalists Defy Kingdom, Construct Shrine on River Nile Banks land 2 1 Top story

Joseph Kawulula, a traditionalist from Namayingo district, says the contested land belongs to the spirits. He asks kingdom officials to support their efforts to construct a shrine rather than block their request.
19:24
19:24

Busoga Kingdom Halts Enthronement of New Budhagali Oracle River Nile 1 1

Kirunda was on Sunday morning confirmed as the new oracle of Bujjagali falls, replacing the deceased Budhagali Nabamba who served the said spirits for the past 60 years. He had allegedly spent 10 days on Budhagali island, prior to his confirmation as the choice of the spirits.
12:45
12:45

Home Made Explosive Kills Fisherman deceased 1

The grenade burst and shuttered Gavuma’s body to pieces this morning while pushing his boat into River Nile. Fishermen normally connect homemade grenades on their boats and link them to small bulbs to attract more fish.
11:12
11:12

Budhagali’s Children Unveiled to the Public Bujjagali 1

The deceased’s wife, Mastula Lukowe took advantage of the funeral payers on Friday to unveil her children both to the gods and the public. They are Joy Mutesi, Rose Nabirye, Emmanuel Misango, and Betty Ndi
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.
14:53
14:53

UPDF Officer's Body Recovered deceased 1

Ouma's body was cited on Friday by fishermen and was retrieved from the river by the army.
18:25
18:25

Jinja Municipal Council Lacks Land for Mahatma Gandhi Centre death 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.
06:47
06:47

Police Recover Engineer's body, Search for Another Isimba dam 2

Hellen Butoto, the Sssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson, says they managed to retrieve Kato’s body and took it to Mulago Hospital for postmortem.
07:57
07:57

Busoga Kingdom Starts Campaign to Promote Domestic Tourism Iganga 1 1

Busoga Kingdoms Minister of State for Tourism, Sheila Birungi says that the campaign is aimed at acquiring skills on how to boost Busogas tourism sites which she says are underdeveloped.
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