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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 3 1

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 1 2

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 district 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.
07:48
07:48

Police Intensifies Traffic Patrols Along Highways Jinja 2 1 Top story

On Wednesday, a team of motorized, non-motorized and non-uniformed officers were seen patrolling black spots at Magamaga, Baitambogwe, Bulanga, Iganga CMS, Nakalama, Namutumba town council area and Busowa. The patrols stem from a spate of accidents in the region, which have claimed more than 21 people within a space of one week.
18:58
18:58

Kasiima Blames Accidents On Reluctant Traffic Officers Busoga 2 1 Top story

Kasiima said most traffic officers along the Jinja-Iganga-Tirinyi-Mbale and Iganga-Bugiri-Busia highway lack self-confidence to execute their professional mandate of ensuring sanity in traffic.
20:14
20:14

Busoga United Defeats BUL FC 3:0 Uganda 1

The goals were scored by Boban Zilintusa in the 72nd minute, Joel Madondo 80th minute, and Lawrence Tezikya netted the third goal in the last minute of added minute.
18:25
18:25

LC Chairpersons to be Involved in Compulsory Land Acquisition Process Jinja 3 1

While addressing stakeholders from Busoga and Bukedi in Jinja district, Musumba argues that, unlike the status quo where implementing agencies deal directly with the project affected persons (PAPs), local leaders mainly village chairpersons and parish chiefs will be at the frontline in the compensation process because they have information regarding the residents.
13:26
13:26

ADF Rebel Group Still A Threat to Uganda security 3 1

Nsobya says that Uganda is threatened by ADF remnants both within the country and abroad who are regrouping and plotting to launch violent attacks on unsuspecting civilians. Nsobya has said this during a sensitization meeting on the dangers of terrorism held at the Iganga district headquarters on Friday.
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