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18:55
18:55

Sunday Boat Accident Victim's Body Recovered deceased

The deceased and her parents were on an adventure excursion on the Nile when their speed boat suffered an engine failure in the middle of the river.
05:41
05:41

Four People Feared Dead in Jinja Boat Accident family 1 Top story

According to Martin Okidi, a boat captain at the source of the Nile, the four members of the same family, who included two adults and two minors, had gone for a boat ride with a tour guide, when their boat engine developed a mechanical fault on their way to the Source of the Nile and drifted with the fast-flowing waters towards Kiira Power Station.
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.
06:13
06:13

Private Security Guard on the Run after Torturing his Son Jinja 1 4

Mwima, a resident of Lwanda village in Northern division, Jinja city is currently nursing wounds at Jinja regional referral hospital orthopaedic ward after being battered by his father on Saturday.
16:56
16:56

Vandalism of Power Transmission Masts Irks Police in Kakira Town Council police spokesperson 1 1

Pylons from over eight masts along the Kabembe transmission line have been vandalized in the past two months.
18:42
18:42

Agriculture Ministry Ponders Forceful Eviction of Encroachers from Shorelines people 3 1

State Minister for Fisheries Hellen Adoa Says that many of the encroachers have failed to heed to calls to vacate the shoreline, threatening the natural resources and their habitats. According to Adoa, all the lakes are now covered with floating islands that descended from the weakening shorelines as a result of human activity.
10:50
10:50

Teenager Arrested For Stabbing Jinja Woman village 1 1

According to information obtained by URN, residents surrounding the suspect and she confessed to have fled from Danina village after stabbing Mutesi in the neck.
17:13
17:13

Police Foils Robbery Attempt in Jinja Kiira 1 1

LLuchan, a salesman at Sunda Best Ceramics Company narrates that three armed men surrounded his vehicle registration number UAM 836L at the hotel entrance and demanded that he surrenders his bag. A scuffle ensued as the businessman fought to secure the bag which the suspected robbers attempted to grab forcefully.
16:57
16:57

Kiira, Bujagali Power Plants Fully Restored - Eskom operation 2 2 Top story

According to ESKOM Uganda Limited, the company with a concession to operate and maintain Nalubaale and Kiira Hydro Power stations, the floating Island which originated from Lake Victoria Basin as a result of the current rising water levels created extensive debris and waste material that blocked the water intake screens, through which water for power generation is transported.
19:38
19:38

UPDF Marine Teams, Engineers to Uproot Floating Island at Owen Falls Dam Kiira 2 3

The island was part of Lake Victoria’s shore which shrunk into the lake but floated towards River Nile and blocked the power generation plants after heavy winds on Monday night.
10:43
10:43

Security Officers Rally Residents On COVID19 Guidelines Implementation Jinja 2 4 Top story

Onesmus Mwesigwa, the Kiira Region Deputy Police Commander warned residents against unnecessary gatherings in trading centers, which violates the directives on social distancing and therefore undermine efforts to stop the spread of the virus.
17:42
17:42

People Power Activists in Jinja Arrested speaker 4 1

The activists who were being led by their Busoga regional coordinator, Moses Bigirwa had on Wednesday planned to address journalists on their new activities when police officers attached to the field force unit surrounded the hall and arrested them.
13:57
13:57

Former Presidential Candidate Dr Kizza Besigye Arrested in Jinja district 4 1

At 11 a.m., Besigye, clad in blue checkered shirt walked out of his suite, to face off with officers of the UPDF Service Brigade who were waiting at the hotel gate. They dragged him aboard his vehicle to Nalufenya Police Station, sparking protests among his supporters across Jinja town.
10:37
10:37

Canadian Pastor Robbed in Jinja Mansion Hotel region 1

He says that although the robbery took place on Sunday night, he had been convinced by the Managers at Mansion Hotel that an in-house search would help them recover the money without the involvement of the police.
10:26
10:26

Police Officers to Undergo Training in Management Skills police spokesperson 3 1

While finalizing his tour within Busoga sub-region in Iganga district on Friday, Ochola says that some officers have abandoned the core values of the institution which range from observance of human rights, and teamwork, which have affected the institution’s public image.
14:31
14:31

Police Recover Firearm, Arrest Five Suspects robbery 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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