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15:02
15:02

Jinja City Land Board Suspends Land Transactions Over Fraud Mafubira

Mukama informed journalists that they have engaged with officials from the Ministry of Lands to halt all land transactions temporarily. This pause will allow for thorough audits to verify authenticity and rightful ownership.
13:35
13:35

Jinja Residents In Panic Over Death Threats city 2 Top story

Ayub Wabika, the Jinja North division mayor says that information obtained from the affected communities shows that unemployed youths are behind the leaflets and threatening messages inscribed on resident’s walls. He says that security personnel are investigating the authenticity of the allegations.
10:44
10:44

Security Heightened in Jinja After Unknown People Drop Leaflets area 1 1

Security personnel have intensified both foot and motorized patrols in the different suburbs within Kiira region, to beef up the already existing efforts of village security committees.
17:39
17:39

Jinja City Confirms FMD Outbreak cattle 3 1

Speaking to URN on Saturday, Rajab Kiito, the Public Relations Officer Jinja city, said FMD is mainly affecting pastoralists who graze their cattle along different streets within the city.
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.
18:54
18:54

Kyagulanyi Blocked from Accessing Campaign Venue in Jinja City security 1

Kyagulanyi resolved to cancel his final campaign rally in Jinja on grounds that, he lacked the transport means to access his supporters.
07:50
07:50

Police Disperses Traditional Healers For Breaching Covid-19 Guidelines district 2 1

Led by the new Bujjagali oracle, Hassan Kirunda, the traditional healers from different districts of Busoga Sub region converged on Wednesday to construct a shrine following the death of the 39th Bujjagali oracle “Nabamba Budhagali,” late last year.
17:24
17:24

Three Arrested For Staging Illegal Road Blocks youth

Ayub Wabiika, the Budondo LC 3 chairperson says he had received several reports from local leaders over the illegal road blocks.
14:33
14:33

Traditionalists Defy Kingdom, Construct Shrine on River Nile Banks land 1 2 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.
19:24
19:24

Busoga Kingdom Halts Enthronement of New Budhagali Oracle River Nile 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.
19:12
19:12

Pupil Dies in School Fight deceased 1 1 Top story

12-year-old Sowedi Mugulusi reportedly fell on the floor during the fight and bruised his head before he breathed his last.
16:13
16:13

Busoga Out Growers Protest Low Sugarcane Prices district 4 1

The farmers under their umbrella; Busoga Sugarcane Out Growers’ Association, argue that the cost of production in terms of fertilizers, cultivation, and transportation of cane from farms to the mills is higher than the payments farmers receive at the end of the chain.
13:40
13:40

Three Killed in Village Fights Jinja 2

Trouble is said to have started on Sunday night when Kaladi and Muwanika led a gang of youth who thumped Ssajjabi to death at a night party at the residence of Steven Ngobi in Namalemba village.
18:58
18:58

Jinja Hospital Stuck with Bodies of Mob Justice Victims deceased 1

A pathologist at the hospital who preferred anonymity says that the mortuary lacks adequate space to store the bodies and as a result, some of the bodies are still lying on the floor.
14:31
14:31

Police Recover Firearm, Arrest Five Suspects area 1 1

Police has pressed charges of illegal possession of a firearm and suspected murder against the suspects who are locked up at Jinja Central police station.
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