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20:09
20:09

Rider Hit by AK-47 Magazine in Njeru Municipality road 3 2 Top story

It is alleged that Ssenyonga, a resident of Kilyowa village in Njeru municipality in Buikwe district was riding a passenger on a motorcycle registration number; UDV 455N to unidentified location when the LDUs who had staged a road block outside the farm ordered them to stop in vain.
11:25
11:25

Boda Boda Cyclists in Jinja Pin Police over Extortion street 2 1

Led by their chairperson, Eria Musobya, the riders argue that ever since the lockdown began, some of his colleagues have been arrested over violating presidential directives but instead of taking legal action, they demand them to pay money before they are released.
21:57
21:57

NWSC Faults Road Contractors for Exposing Sewer Lines area 2 1

Agnes Atwooki, the NSWC Jinja area Principal Public Relations Officer told URN that Jinja, one of the country’s oldest towns, had heavy capacity underground sewerage lines. However, over time, road contractors have left the lines leaking without making any attempts to refurbish them after completing their road works.
11:49
11:49

Stirling Civil Engineering Dumping Waste in Jinja Wetlands street 2 2

The company was contracted to construct the 2.9 kilometres of Eng Zhikusooka Road and Main Street extension in Jinja district, under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development- USMID project.
11:00
11:00

State of Health Centres in Buyende District Shocks MPs road 2 1

Beatrice Rwakamari, the Ntungamo woman MP says that the district is neighbouring Lake Kyoga but it lacks gazetted quarantine centres which make it hard for them to track down suspects.
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.
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.
16:33
16:33

Eight Arrested over Protests Against Poor Roads in Jinja resident 1 1

The suspects were arrested after allegedly blocking traffic within Bugembe town council.
07:24
07:24

Stray Bullet Injures Woman During Road Protest street 1 1 Top story

Jalia Mutesi was hit on Monday afternoon when police opened fire to disperse the protest, which started on Saturday.
10:55
10:55

Wakiso Needs UGX 40B to Link Bussi Island to Mainland road 1 4 Top story

Bussi Island, which is 10kilometers away from Entebbe town, remains secluded and visibly detached from the rest of Wakiso district because of poor physical infrastructure and lack of proper transport means.
10:37
10:37

15 Killed in Mayuge Accident driver 1 Top story

The deceased who were vendors from Namayingo town council were travelling to Kampala in a taxi registration number UBD 089A.
17:53
17:53

Kira Municipality Releases Road Improvement Plan to Curb Gridlock street 4

Kira Municipal Town Clerk Benon Yiga stresses that over time, they have focused on short term interventions like road maintenance and filling potholes. Yiga says that the municipality will now embark on the installation of traffic lights to guide traffic flow on top of widening all the major roads linking the municipality to Kampala.
15:39
15:39

Mayuge District Engineer Interdicted street

Martin Kasule, the Chief Administrative Officer, has directed Fabion Wanjukyi to handover his office to Tom Mudimbo, another engineer working under the water department.
12:48
12:48

Kira Municipality Strategizes to Benefit from Martyrs’ Day people 2 1

Authorities note that though the municipality has been hosting the day for years with a lot of indirect benefits due to the influx of people in the area for over almost a month, they have been lacking a proper plan strategized to ensure that the municipality remit some revue to its coffers.
17:04
17:04

Transporters Stranded As Police Battles Besigye Supporters in Jinja street 4 1

The Nile Bridge was blocked for close to four hours, with big vehicles parked on one lane as police conducted operations.
16:47
16:47

Four Bodies Recovered from Collapsed Jinja Building security 4

The dead have been identified as Dennis Muhoofa 28 years, Saad Basalirwa aged 18, and Joseph Isabirye. The identity of the fourth victim is yet to be established.
19:01
19:01

Two Dead, Scores Trapped As Building Collapses in Jinja road 2

The building collapsed at around 5:45 pm. It is believed that there were more than 45 workers on site.
11:42
11:42

Engineers Blame Masaka Road Defects to Poor Construction, Delayed Maintenance performance 4 1 Top story

Badru Kiggundu, a seasoned Civil Engineer, Academic and Consultant, says most of the defects that manifest reflect the mistakes that could have been done during the designing or construction phases. He says while designing a road, every aspect is looked at even giving room for possible future changes but this couldn’t have been catered for.
07:41
07:41

Security Guard Arrested for Gun Misuse Jinja

He is accused of releasing five bullets in the air purportedly to celebrate the Christmas holiday.
15:00
15:00

Buwate Residents Contribute Money to Upgrade Road Network street 4 1 Top story

Geoffrey Muganga, the Deputy Town Clerk Kira Municipality says although it is not the responsibility of residents to take over road works, they have since welcomed the idea, adding that they have providing residents with technical support.
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