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12:31
12:31

Three Die in Mayuge Road Accident resident 1

The deceased who are not yet identified were traveling in a sugarcane truck of Tata series registration number UPE 882. Their bodies have been transferred to Iganga general hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.
20:58
20:58

Jinja Hospital Fails to Conduct Autopsy for Dead Police Officers, suspect police station 1

The deceased identified as D/AIP Emmanuel Mawa and D/Sgt Dick Magala died in an accident along the Jinja-Iganga highway, alongside a handcuffed suspect, Philip Wadambwa. The policemen who are both attached to the general crimes desk were transporting the suspect from Manafwa Central Police Station to the CID headquarters in Kampala.
18:07
18:07

Man Confesses to Have Killed Fruit Trader district 2 1

Mutekanga told journalists on Monday that Nabuguzi hired him to offload mangoes on Wednesday at amber coat market.
16:26
16:26

Ministry of Health Clears Iganga Hospital Power Bills health worker 1

James Wako, the hospital superintendent says that the hospital has been using generators to boost daily operations in major departments of the facility.
13:07
13:07

Truck Drivers Decry Hostility from Highway Communities community 1 3

The hostility, they say, started with an increase in the number of Coronavirus cases recorded among truck drivers, mainly those entering the country from Kenya and Tanzania. In recent weeks, more than 100 truck drivers have tested positive to the virus, driving cases of coronavirus in the country now 248.
23:59
23:59

Iganga MP Mugema, RDC Clash over Relief Food Delivery people 1 1

While addressing journalists on Sunday, Mugema says that he liaised with different taskforce members whom he notified of his intentions to donate food to the COVID-19 district task force, but was surprised that none of them showed up to receive his items at the district headquarters.
17:28
17:28

Woman Detained Over Huband's Death village 2

Bagole’s lifeless body was recovered along a rail line in Nampirika B village on Monday morning. Preliminary findings indicate that the deceased was stabbed thrice in the chest before being dumped at the rail line.
07:33
07:33

11-year-old killed at Murrum Excavation Site district 1

Mugabi reportedly met his death on Thursday afternoon while loading murrum on a truck together with other casual laborer but accidentally slid back and was buried in the murrum.
11:14
11:14

Suspects who Escaped from COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Iganga Advised to Self-Isolate health worker 1 1

The isolation centre which was set up at Busoga university premises was meant to accommodate 80 suspected patients. Days after its establishment, a number of people who met the COVID-19 definition were sent there for supposed isolation, pending testing by the Uganda Virus Research Institute.
16:41
16:41

Running Water Sweeps Away 10-Year-old Boy In Iganga deceased 1

The deceased’s father, Ahmed Basenga, says the two other boys tried to save their colleague in vain. “They notified me after failing to rescue the deceased but it was too late for us to help him as his body had already flown to Nabidonga wetland,” he said.
21:22
21:22

Busoga University to Host Iganga District COVID-19 Isolation Centre victim 1 3

Muwanguzi adds that the isolation room at the hospital caters for only eight people yet an average of 15 suspected COVID-19 victims have been seeking medical attention on a daily basis. He adds that the dormitories at the university will provide enough room for the privacy of all isolated patients under their supervision.
20:16
20:16

Father of Baby who Tested Positive to COVID-19 on the Run police spokesperson

It is suspected that the baby picked the virus from the father, a resident of Nkono village in Iganga municipality who traveled back from Kisumu, Kenya early last week. Although the Ministry of Health said that the parents would now be put under quarantine for further examination, the father has been reported to be missing.
08:43
08:43

Nine Arrested in Iganga for Defying Ban on Closure of Churches village 3 1

The cult members were attending a fellowship of around fifty members and had locked themselves inside their incomplete church.
09:54
09:54

Kenyan National in Iganga Survives Mob village 2

The Kenyan national, whose identities have been withheld by police, is a hawker from Nampirika village in Nampirika Sub County, Iganga district, He left the country early last week and returned on Friday.
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 village 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 village 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.
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