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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.
05:54
05:54

Encroachers Blocked from Grabbing NAFIRRI Land in Jinja staff 4 1

The contested land is estimated at an average size of about 2.5 acres, covering plots 76, 78, 79 and 82. It had been fenced off on Wednesday night, evoking a fight in which NAFIRRI officials uprooted the poles from the land on Thursday.
17:07
17:07

Police Disperses People Power Meeting in Jinja police station 4 2 Top story

Francis Muganga, the People Power Legal Officer in Eastern Uganda complained about the lack of a leveled political playing ground since their counterparts in the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party are holding meetings freely.
20:42
20:42

Elders, People Power Leaders Clash at Supporters Burial in Kamuli deceased 4 2

Mutyabule 24, met his death in Mabira forest, along the Kampala-Jinja highway on Saturday. He was part of a procession that was escorting Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu to Kampala after being hosted at a radio talk show in Jinja.
16:47
16:47

Police Disperse Bobi Wine Supporters in Jinja street 4 2

Kyagulanyi was in Jinja for a political talk show on NBS FM.
12:55
12:55

Number of People Infested by Scabies Rise to 2000 infestation 1

The most affected people are in Kyabigambire, Buseruka, Kitoba, Buraru,Kijongo and Kigorobya sub counties.
18:52
18:52

People Power Coordinator Arrested for Noise Pollution metropolitan area 2 1

Bigirwa teamed up with other people power sympathizers to sound saucepans, plates and jerry cans as a means of expressing dissatisfaction over the government’s failure to distribute food to all starving Ugandans, after maintaining lockdown restrictions for more than three months.
18:42
18:42

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

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.
23:59
23:59

Iganga MP Mugema, RDC Clash over Relief Food Delivery resident 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.
19:17
19:17

Kadaga Wants Relief Food Distributed Across the Country region 2 1

Kadaga observed that the national taskforce is currently concentrating its’ food aid campaigns in the areas of Kampala and Wakiso, while sidelining other equally starving communities throughout the country.
03:13
03:13

South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case resident 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
08:21
08:21

COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Church Fraudsters- Pastor Male people 1 4 Top story

Male, who is living a simple life at his home in Kawempe, says he has for some time been trying to expose fraudulent preachers who claim to have supernatural powers to offer financial blessings, physical well-being and healing among their flock in exchange for material benefits in vain.
15:26
15:26

The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital Jinja 5 4 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
15:21
15:21

Local Governments Directed to Repair All Non Functional Boreholes people 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 people 3 1

Godfrey Kyalo, a resident of Nakabango village in Jinja, said there is need to for security to control crowding in the waiting area.
21:35
21:35

Wakiso Overwhelmed with Distress Calls of Suspected COVID19 Cases district 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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