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07:04
07:04

Eight Injured in Tembo Steel Mills Blast factory 1 1 Top story

Ibrahim Mwanja, one of the victims told URN at Mercy health center where they were rushed for treatment that the explosion occurred minutes after they dropped a round shaped metallic block in the furnace, which poured hot liquid on their skins.
14:33
14:33

Residents Task Leaders in Iganga on Accountability of Donor Funded Projects health 3

Residents note that distribution of anti-malarial drugs is facilitated through a grant from donors but some patients are instead tasked to purchase drugs under the watch of leaders who rarely supervise the progress of these projects.
07:29
07:29

Two Children in Namutumba Die from Suspected Poisoning resident 1

James Mubi, the Busoga East police spokesperson confirms the incident adding that the post-mortem reports indicate that, the deceased succumbed to food poisoning.
21:24
21:24

One Dead, Scores Injured in Iganga Accident taxi 1 1

The deceased has been identified as Habib Sowedi, a resident of Namwiwa village in Kaliro district. His body is lying at Iganga general hospital where some of the injured are also admitted.
16:20
16:20

Police Quells Teachers Strike in Iganga transport 4 2

The teachers had been informed that they were to sign for a transport refund of 30,000 Shillings each. They stormed out of the training hall at around 12:30 pm demanding their facilitators to either increase the transport costs or cancel the training.
12:37
12:37

Unidentified Body Retrieved From Iganga Swamp district

Moses Muwaya, the chairperson of Rice farmers in Naigombwa wetland, says the decomposing body was cited by children who were fishing in the swamp Sunday morning.
13:32
13:32

Lightning Kills Two Family Members in Bugweri village

Salim Nabongho, a resident of Bulumoko village in Buyanga Sub County says the four had gone to harvest rice in their garden found between Bulumoko and Nkombe villages in Bugweri district this morning during a downpour when they were struck.
13:07
13:07

40-Year-Old Son Kills Father in Land Sale Fight district

Bilali Waiswa, the LCI Chairman of Namungalwe rural, the village where the tragedy occurred, says that the son had demanded to have his share of the money obtained from the land sale. But his father rejected his demand, and out of anger, the son hit him with a club.
18:00
18:00

Six People Killed as Truck Rams into Roadside Building health center 1

Eyewitnesses say that a Fuso Truck registration number, UBA 213 N loaded with sacks of Sugar from Mayuge Sugar Factory lost control, swerved off the road and rammed into a building. There were 15 people in the building by the time the tragedy occurred.
16:11
16:11

Jinja Hospital Gets Stand-in Pathologist body 1 Top story

Dr. Patho notes that since the hospital pathologist, Dr. Godfrey Ssenyonjo fell sick; getting a postmortem report from the health facility became impossible.
18:30
18:30

People Power Coordinator, Four Others Arrested for Staging Illegal Rally security 1 1 Top story

It is alleged that the suspects organized a political rally at Bunyiiro primary school in Nakalama Sub County in Iganga district on Sunday night leading to their arrest. Shortly after his arrest on Sunday night, Lugwire posted message on a WhatSapp group claiming that he had been roughed up by gunmen in a saloon car
07:03
07:03

Iganga NRM Administrative Secretary Locked up Over Missing Funds accusation Top story

Eva Kwesiga, the Resident District Commissioner in charge of both Iganga and Bugweri, says the suspects were meant to distribute the funds on Sunday. “These two were supposed to distribute the funds on Sunday morning but they were no show yet the beneficiaries had gathered at the district headquarters,” she said.
13:20
13:20

Two Children Die in Hailstorm resident 1 2

The two children have been identified as eight-year-old, Anita Nakiyemba and her one-year-old brother, Timothy Kiyemba.
17:50
17:50

Jinja Hospital Operates without a Pathologist Iganga 1 Top story

“The hospital administrators are not clear on when the pathologist will resume duty. Bodies are collected from crime scenes and delivered to the mortuary where they can spend two nights in fridges without postmortem, which kills cases,” he said.
10:40
10:40

Kiira RPC Directed to Enforce Court Order And Evict Madhvani Jinja

On Thursday, the Jinja High Court Deputy registrar Fred Waninda issued a restraint order barring Madhvani from blocking the access road leading to ASM Mineral factory.
15:30
15:30

Police Impounds Truck Ferrying Believers to Cultivate Church Farms Uganda 1

Timothy Isooba, a member of the church told journalists that all church members are required to give back to the church through activities such as agriculture to sustain their faith.
10:01
10:01

Suspect Commits Suicide in Police Cells police spokesperson

Isabirye reportedly used his shirt to hang himself in the police cells last night, a few hours after he was locked up for stealing a bicycle from a Boda boda rider in Namungalwe trading center on Wednesday afternoon.
07:27
07:27

Heavy Rains Destory St. Peter Clever Primary School Classrooms garbage 1 1

Annet Mukasa, a Primary One teacher says that all pupils in lower primary were sent home as the school management prepares to fix the damages.
17:16
17:16

Fire Guts Iganga Drug Store investigation 1 Top story

David Muwanguzi, the Iganga District Health Officer, says the fire destroyed anti-malaria drugs meant for seven health centers, saying they have been receiving drugs since last week and the last consignment was recorded on Monday night.
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