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10:36
10:36

69 Quarantined in Magamaga Military Barracks team 1

Capt. George Musinguzi, the UPDF spokesperson in Busoga sub-region says that the contacts have been grouped basing on their closeness with the victim during her stay at the barracks in order to ease monitoring by the standby health team stationed in the barracks premises.
20:19
20:19

First COVID-19 Case Reported in Magamaga Military Barracks district 1 1

The victim is a wife to a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldier, who travelled to the barracks to nurse her ailing husband on Tuesday. The soldier whose identities have been withheld is reported to have suffered a mental breakdown and was admitted in the barrack’s health facility.
10:42
10:42

Two Arrested Over Death of UPDF Sergeant in Magamaga security 1 1 Top story

Emoding was killed over the weekend and his body dumped on railway slippers in Magamaga trading centre, Mayuge district. His lifeless body was found with wounds on the neck, hands and legs.
15:43
15:43

Fuel Siphoning Frustrates Efforts to Minimize Contact Between Truck Drivers, Highway Communities police spokesperson 1 5 Top story

“As a community, we feel it is not safe for us but, we can’t do anything about it because those engaged in this business are powerful people. These youths plant Jerry cans in front of our shops and whenever trucks make stop overs. An average of 10 boys gather to interact with the drivers as they siphon fuel,” he said.
19:17
19:17

Kadaga Wants Relief Food Distributed Across the Country community 2 1

Kadaga observed that the national taskforce is currently concentrating its’ food aid campaigns in the areas of Kampala and Wakiso, while sidelining other equally starving communities throughout the country.
15:02
15:02

Clerics in Busoga Call for An End to Brutality prime minister 4

Speaking on Sunday, Bishop Wakula says that, security operatives ought to exercise lenience by lawfully arresting the culprits rather than being brutal which demean human dignity.
10:37
10:37

Kakira Sugar Works Underfire from Farmers Over Supply Permits Busoga 5 1 Top story

Abdullah Luwangula, a farmer from Luuka district says the influence of politicians has jeopardised the industry as farmers stuck with mature cane are exploited and forced to sell their cane cheaply to middlemen.
13:00
13:00

UPDF Veterans in Busoga Positive For Joining Amisom region 1 3

Busoga region has registered 223 reservists that will join their colleagues at Singo military barracks to form Uganda’s battle groups thirty-one and thirty-two which will foster UPDF’s operations under African union mission in Somalia-AMISOM.
19:42
19:42

Nile Agro Factory Closed After Monday Evening Fire Jinja 2 1

According to Francis Baganzi, the Human Resource Manager of the factory, the fire started from the thermic oil boiler, a key piece of equipment which controls all the activities of the factory. The machine reportedly exploded and burnt out into ashes.
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.
17:40
17:40

Busoga Bishop Warns Politicians Against Making Empty Promises election 1 1

While preaching to Christians at Iganga Cathedral Church on Christmas Day, Wakula says that voters are outraged that several promises made in the past have not yet been fulfilled.
11:59
11:59

Farmers Anticipate Higher Profits from Cane Juice Production district 5 1 Top story

Eva Namwase, a cane farmer Kaliro district, said that a part from under payment, factories take long to weigh their cane and at times reject it citing poor quality.
07:17
07:17

Sugar Cane Zoning No Longer Relevant-Museveni market 2 Top story

Museveni noted that although sugar mills within Busoga region are suffering raw material scarcity due to the increased number of mills, there is an increase in the number of cane farmers who lack where to sell their harvest.
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.
19:24
19:24

Busoga Kingdom Halts Enthronement of New Budhagali Oracle shore 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.
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.
18:10
18:10

Electronic Gun Registration Starts in Busoga government 2 1 Top story

The exercise, which is aimed at compiling a data base for firearms in the country, kicked off on Tuesday at Jinja Rugby grounds.
15:25
15:25

Traditionalists Mourn Bujagali Oracle Nabamba Budhagali village 3 1

Born Donozio Namunkanga Mukembo Zirabamuzale, the spiritualist, breathed his last on Saturday night after suffering a brain haemorrhage. He was chief Oracle of the spirits who live at Bujagali Falls, and the 39th spiritualist to submit to the spirits of the falls, which allegedly protected the community through him.
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