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11:42
11:42

Tooro Elders Want Lease of District Land Halted Beatrice Kiraso

The elders say that much as the leasing of the land is likely to foster development, there is a segment of the population that has raised a red flag on the basis of a possible conflict of interest by the district chairman or the area councilors.
17:16
17:16

COVID-19 Control Guidelines Tightened at Jinja Pier community 2 1

Isaiah Tumuhimbise, the port officer of Jinja pier, says that the port has been receiving daily tourists and food suppliers which cannot be maintained in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, where social distancing is paramount.
17:27
17:27

Jinja RDC Erick Sakwa Secures Order to Stay Interdiction police commander 1 1

Sakwa was interdicted on May 4, 2020, but declined to vacate office on account the interdiction was fake and had loopholes in its delivery. The interdiction came days after Sakwa was charged with malicious damage, manslaughter and theft.
23:59
23:59

Iganga MP Mugema, RDC Clash over Relief Food Delivery district 1 1

While addressing journalists on Sunday, Mugema says that he liaised with different taskforce members whom he notified of his intentions to donate food to the COVID-19 district task force, but was surprised that none of them showed up to receive his items at the district headquarters.
14:50
14:50

Jinja RDC Eric Sakwa Granted Bail court 1 1

Sakwa appeared before Chief Magistrate of Jinja Court, Jessica Chemeri on Wednesday, via ZOOM Conferencing Technology from Kirinya Prison.
07:38
07:38

Sakwa’s Bail Application Deferred over Absence of Chief Magistrate district 3

At around 4:00 pm, the Jinja Grade One Magistrate, Anne Komuhangi held a brief meeting with Sakwa’s lawyers where she informed them that, the Chief Magistrate would be available on Wednesday.
07:33
07:33

11-year-old killed at Murrum Excavation Site district 1

Mugabi reportedly met his death on Thursday afternoon while loading murrum on a truck together with other casual laborer but accidentally slid back and was buried in the murrum.
14:30
14:30

Gwebayanga Files Assault Case Against Kamuli DHO police station 1

"The DHO took advantage of my incarceration and hit me twice on the head. He kept pushing me towards the table. Not even the police officers could save me from him," he said.
11:14
11:14

Suspects who Escaped from COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Iganga Advised to Self-Isolate health worker 1 1

The isolation centre which was set up at Busoga university premises was meant to accommodate 80 suspected patients. Days after its establishment, a number of people who met the COVID-19 definition were sent there for supposed isolation, pending testing by the Uganda Virus Research Institute.
10:25
10:25

Iganga RDC, LC 5 Chairperson Clash Over Food Relief community 1 Top story

“The Indian association responded to the president’s call and their main aim was for us to help them handover this food to the national task force for proper accountability and recognition,” she told journalists.
16:41
16:41

Running Water Sweeps Away 10-Year-old Boy In Iganga deceased 1

The deceased’s father, Ahmed Basenga, says the two other boys tried to save their colleague in vain. “They notified me after failing to rescue the deceased but it was too late for us to help him as his body had already flown to Nabidonga wetland,” he said.
16:47
16:47

UPDF Impostor Arrested in Luuka curfew 1 Top story

Ayub Wambi is accused of masquerading as a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers to extort money from unsuspecting members of the public during curfew.
16:43
16:43

Police Impostors Arrested in Kamuli district 1 1 Top story

According to Police, the suspected tried to pretend like truck drivers when they saw officers approaching but the officers pinned them for fleecing surrounding communities of their valuables during curfew period.
12:30
12:30

Covid-19: Factories in Jinja Lay Off Staff directive 2 1

A section of the factory operators who on Thursday evening held a closed-door meeting with selected members of the Jinja district covid19 control task force noted that they were not ready for the stringent measures issued by the government.
15:21
15:21

Local Governments Directed to Repair All Non Functional Boreholes district 1 1

According to the circular dated March 31, the Water Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi advised all Chief Administrative Officers, to let all planned activities within the water department and focus on ensuring that the population in their respective areas access clean water.
12:59
12:59

Residents Decry Congestion at Jinja District Headquarters village 1 3

Godfrey Kyalo, a resident of Nakabango village in Jinja, said there is need to for security to control crowding in the waiting area.
21:22
21:22

Busoga University to Host Iganga District COVID-19 Isolation Centre victim 3 1

Muwanguzi adds that the isolation room at the hospital caters for only eight people yet an average of 15 suspected COVID-19 victims have been seeking medical attention on a daily basis. He adds that the dormitories at the university will provide enough room for the privacy of all isolated patients under their supervision.
06:24
06:24

20 Health Workers Detained For Violating Ban on Public Gatherings police spokesperson 1 1

Dhuku told journalists that he contacted facilitators to help him retool health workers who risked missing out if the training was called off. “I secured a small grant and a team of experts to retool health workers in handling outbreaks, my humble prayer is for the authorities to pardon us,” he said.
21:35
21:35

Wakiso Overwhelmed with Distress Calls of Suspected COVID19 Cases people 1 Top story

Joseph Kamukama, the Wakiso Division Police Commander, notes that much of the distress calls are coming in through security system given the fact that the numbers shared by the Health Ministry were widely shared and are inaccessible easily.
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