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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.
13:59
13:59

Surveyors Vandalize Vehicle after Being Stopped from Planting Markstones in the Road land 2 3 Top story

Sulah Wasswa, a resident within the area, says the scene was chaotic as contractors tasked surveyors to avail requisite documents allowing them to open boundaries in vain.
12:12
12:12

Jinja Man Starves to Death deceased 3 1 Top story

Ivan Kayibanda, a resident of the area says the deceased would spend days without food since he lacked sustainable income to feed himself
22:12
22:12

Teenager Left to Fend For Siblings As Parents Are Remanded district 3 1

Babirye’s parents, Ruth Mutasa and William Mutasa were remanded to Kayiti prison in Namutumba district on May 29th for allegedly assaulting their Village Chairperson, Geoffrey Babalanda and theft of his Shillings 3 million.
16:06
16:06

Jinja Residents Protest Unfair Eviction village 4 1

They accuse Musa Bashir, the proprietor of Hared petroleum of trying to evict them from their homes on grounds that acquired the land hosting the campsite from Uganda Land Commission.
04:52
04:52

700 Families Threatened with Eviction from Houses in Jinja resident 3 1

The said land, covers six plots, measuring about four acres along Kisinja road and Nile crescent. It was host to the Ministry of Works employees in the '90s. But the employees continued occupying the said land even after losing their jobs in early 2000'.
15:17
15:17

Mayuge Residents Decry Security Laxity Along Lake Victoria country 3

The residents note that their counterparts across the islands of Serinya B, Bumba, Kazi and Sagitu who purchase food from different landing sites have continued with their daily movements to the neighbouring countries of Kenya and Tanzania yet there are security forces mandated to enforce the presidential directives.
14:39
14:39

Mayuge Residents Complain About Poor Management of Quarantine Center home 2 1

Shafic Kisumuluzo, the Bwondha Zone C village chairperson, says despite registering one positive Covid19 case on the landing site last week, the both the community members and suspects have failed to adhere to the corona virus preventive guidelines of social distancing and wearing facial masks.
17:06
17:06

Police Kill One While Dispersing Mob resident

Galimu was hit on Monday afternoon when police opened fire to disperse an angry mob that had stormed the residence of Nenkude Murasi, a traditional healer accusing him of cursing their village.
10:50
10:50

Teenager Arrested For Stabbing Jinja Woman resident 1 1

According to information obtained by URN, residents surrounding the suspect and she confessed to have fled from Danina village after stabbing Mutesi in the neck.
14:24
14:24

Jinja Residents Reject Construction of Greenhouse at Health Centre village 2 1

The greenhouse is an initiative of Jinja Municipality, where flowers to beautify Jinja town will be grown.
23:59
23:59

Iganga MP Mugema, RDC Clash over Relief Food Delivery people 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.
15:29
15:29

Suspect’s House Torched in Bugembe Town Council village 3 2 Top story

Residents accuse Sany together with others still at large of stabbing Bogeere on Thursday night shortly after withdrawing money from a mobile money stall.
11:51
11:51

Thugs Stab Man in Bugembe deceased

Eye witnesses told URN on condition of anonymity that the deceased had gone to withdraw about Shillings 50,000 from a mobile money agent when he was rounded up by four men demanding that he surrenders his phone, which he resisted.
17:23
17:23

Health Worker Found Dead in Bar Jinja

Henry Mugarura, the Jinja North Division Police Commander told URN the deceased’s body is lying at Buwenge Health Center IV mortuary awaiting postmortem.
10:43
10:43

Security Officers Rally Residents On COVID19 Guidelines Implementation Jinja 2 4 Top story

Onesmus Mwesigwa, the Kiira Region Deputy Police Commander warned residents against unnecessary gatherings in trading centers, which violates the directives on social distancing and therefore undermine efforts to stop the spread of the virus.
11:14
11:14

Landlady Seeks Food Relief From RDC's Office resident 1 1 Top story

70-year-old Petwa Mukyala trekked a journey of 18 kilometers from Sakabusolo village in Mafubira Sub County to the RDC’s office in Jinja town on Friday afternoon. Mukyala told reporters that she has seven orphaned grandchildren under her care who she supports using the rental fees for her eight room
03:13
03:13

South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case people 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.
12:59
12:59

Residents Decry Congestion at Jinja District Headquarters village 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.
17:57
17:57

South African Investor Survives Lynching in Jinja village 2 2

This followed his Facebook post where he boosted of moving freely through the airport without being quarantined.
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