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09:42
09:42

Jinja Hospital Runs Out of Gloves health worker 1 1

The Hospital’s Deputy Director, Angella Namala said that, since gloves are essential for all health workers, the absence affects proper management of patients.
07:34
07:34

Dozens of Families in Masese Homeless Following a Night Fire police commander 1 Top story

The fire is said to have broken out from one of the houses around 9:00 pm. Residents tried to contain the fire in vain because of the dry wood used to erect the makeshift shelters.
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.
17:26
17:26

Doctor, Two Others Arrested for Staging Street Bash police station 1 Top story

Trouble for Muwema started on Saturday evening when he allegedly parked his vehicle registration number, UBG 997H along Iganga road in the Southern division in Jinja city and turned up music where they partied and took beers together with 30 others.
14:02
14:02

Taskforce Registers Essential Workers’ Vehicles to Reduce Congestion in Jinja City presidential 1 1

The essential workers are being tasked to avail employment identity cards, details of the organizations they are attached too and number plates, before being cleared to access Jinja city central business area.
07:04
07:04

Traders, Transporters Protest Movement Restriction on at Old bridge food 3 1

However, the Kiira region police commander, Dauda Hiriga argues that the continued unregulated traffic flow between the two districts has created congestion and increases the risk of covid-19 infections if not controlled.
08:13
08:13

Jinja Hospital Registers 32 COVID-19 Deaths in Two Months unit 1 2 Top story

Florence Tugumisirize, the Executive Director of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, says they have so far admitted 156 COVID-19 patients in the second wave. She says 124 of these were treated and discharged while 32 succumbed to the virus.
15:34
15:34

Protests in Jinja as Security Blocks Pedestrians from Accessing Town COVID-19 4 5

While cargo trucks, pickups and motorcycles were given a green light to easily proceed, occupants of private vehicles and pedestrians who were not in the category of essential workers were tasked to adduce movement permits.
12:40
12:40

Traders in Jinja City Protest Closure of Shops business 6 2

Security personnel comprised of both police and UPDF on Monday afternoon closed down shops whose owners had resolved to operate normally, despite the presidential directive to temporarily close some businesses.
11:40
11:40

Drivers Find Alternative Routes to Access Jinja city public transport 1 1

Other vehicles owned by utility service providers, which ferried excess passengers were also impounded, although most of their illegal passengers abandoned their transporters and fled.
12:10
12:10

Jinja Hospital to Expand Intensive Care Unit health worker 1 2

A total of 32 COVID-19 patients were admitted to the hospital’s ICU between May 2020 and April 2021. Of these, 26 died while only six were successfully discharged from the facility, while three other lives have been lost since the outbreak of the second wave last month.
13:28
13:28

Lack of PPEs Exposing Health Workers in Jinja to Covid-19 sister 1 1

Ruth Namukuve, a health worker in Buwenge says that the supplies received from the district health officials are insufficient to effectively attend to the ever-increasing numbers of covid-19 suspects who seek services at the facility daily.
18:13
18:13

Njeru Residents Opt for Water Transport to Beat the Inter-District Travel Ban security 1 2

The residents, most of them casual labourers and market vendors say that security teams are demanding national and work identity cards, from every person who intends to cross the Nile bridge, yet many of them do not have documents and do not belong to the category of essential workers who are allowed to cross the district boundary.
07:37
07:37

Fishermen Accuse Uganda's Tourism Chairman Migereko of Polluting River Nile Banks fisherman 4 4

Yusuf Mukisa, a fisherman says that before the dumping started, each of them would catch on average 15 mature fish but the fish catch has since dropped, which has deprived them of their livelihood.
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.
06:47
06:47

Lack of Anesthesiologist Slows Management of COVID-119 Patients at Jinja Hospital unit 1 1

“These two part-time anesthesiologists only show up to check on patients who fail to stabilize in a period of three days and when their situations are so complicated for us to handle, but the rest of the cases are being managed by the nurses throughout their admission at the ICU,” she says.
16:47
16:47

14 Locked up in Nalufenya for Disobeying Presidential Directive on Bars Jinja 1

They are reported to have locked themselves in the bar and retained the watchman to alert them in case of any eventualities. However, the residents within the neighboring community contacted police personnel who arrested them at 1:00am.
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