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12:41
12:41

18 Suspected Criminals Arrested in Hoima City operation 1

The operation followed complaints from residents, especially the business community in the areas of Lusaka, Bujumbura, Kiryatete and Kiganda, all suburbs of Hoima city about rampant thefts and attacks by the suspected criminals in several parts of the city.
10:11
10:11

Police to Implement Annual Promotions to Enhance Staff Development area 1 1

Speaking at the piping ceremony of newly promoted police air wing personnel in Jinja city on Wednesday, Omoding highlighted the need for officers to progress in their ranks and avoid stagnation, even as they gain experience and seniority in their respective roles.
16:20
16:20

Jinja City Intensifies Operation Against Roadside Vendors illegal 1 1

The Jinja City Spokesperson, Rajab Kitto says that the operation was sanctioned early this week due to unregulated businesses that have been set up in the city.
09:01
09:01

Brig Byekwaso Takes Over as URDCC Chief of Staff UPDF 1 2

Brig. Byekwaso's appointment as chief of staff marks a significant milestone as she becomes the first female military officer to hold such a position within the UPDF.
17:55
17:55

19-Year-Old Arrested for Assembling Explosives in Iganga District village 1

The suspect was arrested on Tuesday in an operation conducted in Busei A village, Iganga District, where he was allegedly assembling explosives in his room.
12:51
12:51

Two Lynched in Jinja for Vandalising Power Line operation

The two suspects and others still at large stole fuel from the transformer before dismantling electricity power lines.
13:34
13:34

Armed Forces Tipped on Observance of Human Rights in Security Operations law 3 2

The LTC commandant, Lt. Col. Savy Tumuhimbise says that the trainees are legal officers mandated with the cardinal role of coordinating with various unit commanders to expedite the tracing of human rights violations in the course of executing internal security operations.
07:24
07:24

NDA Closes 178 Drug Outlets in Western Uganda Drugs 2 1

During the operation, NDA officials inspected 610 drug outlets including 557 human drug shops,31 veterinary drug shops and 11 pharmacies among others.
13:47
13:47

30 Arrested For Leading Strike in Jinja City operation 1

Joel Wambedde, a resident of Namulesa cell says that most residents were angered after noticing that some of the masterminds of illegal power connections in their area were the ones leading UMEME operations.
10:43
10:43

Suspected Motorcycle Thieves Arrested in Jinja City police station 2 1

The operation was triggered by the increasing cases of motorcycle theft within Jinja city. It is reported that, in the past one month, eight cases of motorcycle theft were registered along the different highways connecting to Jinja city’s central business area.
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.
10:54
10:54

FPU Destroys 1,000 illegal Fishing Nets in Mayuge area 2 2

The illegal nets comprised 1,044 beach seines and 88 monofilament nets which they say have been depleting the lake of all its’ fish species.
15:05
15:05

Redeployment of FPU Excites Mayuge, Jinja fishermen government 1 4

The fishermen told URN on Thursday that some fishermen had resorted to fish poisoning so as to harvest more yet in the long run threatening the sustainability of the fisheries sector to compete on the global market.
17:25
17:25

Gen. Kyanda Orders AFALU Off FPU Operations county 2 2

Gen. Kyanda explained that AFALU is not accountable to anyone and their excesses are blamed on the Fisheries Protection Unit personnel who in most cases not aware of their unscrupulous operations.
15:32
15:32

Delayed Implementation of Sugar Act Bothers Manufacturers Busoga 3 1

The Sugar Act seeks to provide for the development, regulation and promotion of the sugar industry and equally address pricing of sugarcane through a specific formula. It also established a sugar board a corporate body with a mandate to regulate the Sugar industry and ensure access to resources.
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.
12:07
12:07

Police Disperses Vendors in Jinja for Flouting Covid-19 Guidelines government 2 3

The vendors had displayed their merchandise on the pedestrians’ walkways prompting the police and UPDF Soldiers to disperse them.
16:26
16:26

Ministry of Health Clears Iganga Hospital Power Bills health worker 1

James Wako, the hospital superintendent says that the hospital has been using generators to boost daily operations in major departments of the facility.
07:37
07:37

UPDF Devising Means of Desilting Lake Victoria, Nile River body 1 1 Top story

George Musinguzi, the UPDF Spokesperson in Busoga sub region, says they have teamed up with experts from the National Environment Management Authority and National Fisheries Resources Research institute-NAFIRRI to ensure that their operations are nondestructive to aquatic life.
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.
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