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11:08
11:08

Three Suspected Gang Leaders Arrested in Jinja member 1

The operations were prompted by leads provided by Paul Ogesa, the overall leader of Wakanda, a criminal gang, which specializes in snatching bags from women, house break-ins, drug abuse and syndicated aggravated robberies. The suspects surround villages armed with machetes and order their victims to surrender their valuables.
16:54
16:54

Police Use Live Ammunition to Disperse Mob health 1 1 Top story

The 71-year-old, Patel Motibhayi was driving a NOAH registration number; UAW 358D when he rammed into a container, accelerated and knocked Kalende who was seated in a shoe workshop.
15:26
15:26

Police Arrest School Director for Leading Mob to Lynch Businessman police spokesperson 1 Top story

Muzaale had employed 56 youths whom he had assigned to oversee the smooth operations of his businesses. However, some residents accused him of conniving with his employees to rob from unsuspecting members of the public.
12:57
12:57

Police Officer Shoots Boy Dead in Kamuli area 1 1

ASP Twesigye reportedly walked back to the police station after quarreling with the youths, and returned to the scene in the company of three other police personnel. Twesigye is then reported to have fired two rounds of live ammunitions in the air before before turning the gun on young Bakooye and shooting him in the chest.
17:17
17:17

Unidentified Youths Drop Petrol Bombs, Leaflets in Jinja City police spokesperson 1 2 Top story

Nuru Mubeezi, a trader along Main Street says that they alerted police after hearing a big blast from the sack. “We saw the burning sack being dropped in the middle of the road and most of us were thinking that its’ the usual garbage protests within the city. However, about 20 minutes later, the sack kept on releasing big blasts, prompting us to alert police,” she said.
13:34
13:34

Namutumba LC V Chairperson Succumbs to Covid-19 death 1 1

The deceased’s nephew, Hajji Siraji Gusongweire, who also doubles as the Namutumba District National Resistance Movement-NRM Chairperson, says his uncle was admitted two months ago with cardiac-related illness.
16:08
16:08

Youth in Kasese Want Leaders to Revamp Mining Sector, Tackle Unemployment 5 1

Anderson Masereka a resident of Kamaiba main in Kasese municipality he says leaders need to focus on empowering the youth to be financially independent.
17:22
17:22

Angry Youth Launches Protest Against Police "Brutality" police brutality 1 2

The protest tagged ‘End police brutality in Uganda’ was started on Tuesday evening by a 25 year –old man identified as Render Namanya, a resident of Kampala. It is an online protest on twitter.
13:36
13:36

Jinja Police Arrest Suspected Robbers, Rapists, Kidnappers in Swoop leader 1 2

Abbey Ngako, the Kiira region police spokesperson said the youthful gangsters are far more dangerous than they look and he described the exhibits so far recovered from their homes, which include house breaking tools and narcotics.
05:15
05:15

Floating Water Bike Excites Jinja Fishermen youth 5 3

Project X youth innovators is a team of six university graduates who devised means of earning income by introducing unique water transport devices within the country. This time around, they designed a bicycle with two light pipes at the sides which enable it to keep afloat along the lake.
18:42
18:42

Six Arrested for Pelting Police Officers with Stones youth

The suspects are part of the youth who stormed Soweto play ground polling station located in Southern division, Jinja City over delayed elections on Monday.
20:21
20:21

Eastern NRM Youth Leaders Endorse Kadaga national 3 1 Top story

Samuel Odong, the NRM National Youth League Publicity Secretary says there are powerful politicians who are campaigning against Kadaga’s bid for the CEC position by bribing delegates to boycott the forthcoming elections.
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.
20:43
20:43

Local Footballer Stabbed to Death in Jinja deceased 1

It is alleged that the deceased was jogging in the morning when unidentified people kidnapped and took him to Christ's Cathedral garden within Bugembe town Council, Jinja district where he is believed to have been stabbed twice in the stomach.
14:24
14:24

Business, Transport on Standstill as Police Battles ‘People Power’ Supporters meeting 1 1

Multitudes of youths have taken to the streets to challenge the arrest of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, also known as Bobi Wine, who was arrested early today, alongside Bugiri Municipality Member of parliament Asuman Basalirwa, Kawempe North MP Latif Ssebaggala, Tonny Ssempebwa, the Kasangati LC III Chairperson and one Waiswa Mufumbira.
10:24
10:24

Nansana Youths Spend Nights On Flats in Search of Free Internet area 3 1 Top story

Early this week, the reporter climbed the building next to Ave Maria Supermarket only to find dozens of youths busy on their phones, each minding their own business. Each of the youths could be seen surfing or typing on their smartphones.
07:16
07:16

Police Investigate Murder of Jinja Resident security 2 1 Top story

Izat Waiswa, the Kayunga Village LC I Vice chairperson, says there are many unemployed youth who are derailed to commit crime as a means of survival. He called upon security agencies to increase presence in their village and the surrounding areas so as to eliminate cases of theft.
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