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14:23
14:23

Jinja Woman Arrested for Killing and Burying Daughter police station 1

Mutiibwa first (mis)informed police detectives that she had sent the child to her distant relatives in Mayuge district. However after thorough inquiries, she directed them to the sugarcane plantation located about 200 meters away from her home, where she had buried the child after murdering her.
11:29
11:29

Prominent City Businessman Killed in Suspected Ritual Sacrifice Incident police station

John Baatala, a brother of the deceased says that residents noticed stray dogs surrounding the crime scene area since Saturday evening, prompting them to inspect the sugarcane plantation on Sunday.
17:56
17:56

Luuka Farmers Embrace Cocoa Growing village 1 2

The farmers note that, unlike the bureaucratic system of selling sugarcane, which involves powerful middlemen to procure sale permits at the expense of smallholder farmers, cocoa exporters directly purchase the fruits from the farmers, hence enabling them to individually negotiate for competitive prices.
11:20
11:20

Two Arrested For Killing Motorcyclist in Jinja police spokesperson 1 1

The suspects who are locked up at Kiira East-Central police station are Paul Kalimungabo and Ramadhan Kapeere. They were picked up on Wednesday morning after residents who saw Kalimungabo depart with Mukisa tipped off police authorities.
13:11
13:11

Missing Child Found Murdered in Mayuge deceased 1

One of the children the deceased was playing with says that a man who described himself as a relative to the her family and took the toddler.
19:29
19:29

Three Arrested Over Brutal Killing of 61- Year-Old Man resident

Suleiman Dhabasadha, a resident of the area, says that Mukasa was a peaceful man whose murder has shocked his community members.
09:04
09:04

Residents Resolve to Relocate Technical School To Pave way for Sugar Factory Construction district 3 1

In September, Finance Minister, Matia Kasaijja, alongside other leaders and sugarcane farmers within Busoga sub-region held a joint meeting where they revealed that the government was committed to constructing a Shillings 135 billion sugar plant in Luuka district to take up the surplus cane.
09:06
09:06

Traffic Officer Knocked Dead Patrolling Kamuli-Buyende District Boundary street 1

Ndingidyeye who was riding on a motorcycle registration number; UEX 280U, was knocked in the areas of Nankulyaku on Bukungu road along the Kamuli-Buyende road.
09:44
09:44

Seven-Year-Old killed in Suspected Ritual Sacrifice incident 2 1 Top story

Weyeye was grazing cattle with five other children on Wednesday evening when an unidentified man showed up with a machete and chopped off his head before vanishing from the scene. One of the boys, who witnessed the incident, says that the assailants targeted Weyeye because he was grazing cattle ahead of them.
17:03
17:03

Luuka Voters Want Improvement in Cash Crop Prices district 3 1

Luuka is one of the largest sugarcane growing districts in Busoga sub-region with 80% of the population either directly or indirectly involved in sugarcane industry, 15% deal in coffee whereas the rest are small scale holder farmers dealing in food crops.
14:43
14:43

NRM Candidates Demand Facilitation to Battle Opposition Rivals government 3 1 Top story

Speaking during the launch of the NRM party manifesto at Jinja city conference hall on Saturday, the NRM candidates said they are financially constrained because of the just concluded primary elections. They argued that it is hard for them to battle their rivals from other political parties, most of whom are using money to win over voters.
12:31
12:31

Three Die in Mayuge Road Accident resident 1

The deceased who are not yet identified were traveling in a sugarcane truck of Tata series registration number UPE 882. Their bodies have been transferred to Iganga general hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.
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.
06:00
06:00

Atiak Sugar Industry to Begin Production in August sugarcane growers 1 5

The factory in Gem Village, Atiak Sub-County has the capacity to crush 1,650 tonnes of raw cane daily, producing 66 million kilogrammes of powder sugar annually.
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.
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