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11:07
11:07

Jinja Residents Anxious about New City Status urban planning 2

The residents fear that being part of the city could affect their ownership to customary land, a developement which exposes them to land grabbers. Others fear that their buildings were not planned for the city, fearing that the elevation is pushing them into a status to which they do not belong and that they will most likely be subjected to taxes.
11:49
11:49

Pictorial: CDF Hosts Children of UPDF Soldiers to Christmas Party 13

The annual CDF Christmas party is carried out in different UPDF cantonments brings together hundreds of children of UPDF soldiers and their spouses to play and dine with the CDF.
06:42
06:42

Pictorial: 2019 Fish Festival

Funded by GIZ, the festival attracted researchers and experts from government organizations like National Fisheries Research Institute and Makerere university School of agriculture who sensitized participants on acceptable fishing methods and how best to improve on their aquaculture practices.
12:20
12:20

Busoga Kingdom in Drive to Promote Community Tourism home 1 2

Unveiling the 2019 tourism plan, the Kingdom’s Tourism Minister, Hellen Namutamba says that, most European tourists are attracted to African culture arguing that people who own traditional homes will gain out of this venture.
23:28
23:28

UNRA Tests Illumination at New Jinja Bridge

On the night of its commissioning, the bridge will be illuminated in black, yellow and red, the colors of the Uganda flag.
07:23
07:23

Pictorial: Nyege Nyege Festival

Hundreds of revelers stormed the resorts to participate in the fun filled festival that had been stopped by government.
07:34
07:34

Jinja Schools Teaching Luganda as Local Language unesco 1 3 Top story

Flavia Buwereza, the deputy Headteacher at Narambhai Road Primary School told our reporter that the school decided to opt for Luganda because Lusoga is hard. She notes that even the teachers are not trained how to write and read the language.
09:28
09:28

Unity Call as Busoga Marks 78 Years of Kyabazingaship kyabazinga day 4

Busoga subjects are calling for unity and promotion of cultural values as the institution of Kyabazinga marks 78 years of existence today. The Kyabazinga Day dates back to 1939 when 11 hereditary chiefs from the chiefdoms that make Busoga adopted the title of Isebantu Kyabazinga as the titular head of all the royal chiefs. Ezekiel Tenywa Wako, the chief of Bulamogi, took over as the first Kyabazinga of Busoga.
15:33
15:33

Jinja Police Nets 45 in Possession of Marijuana drug abuse 1

Among the suspects is a 60-year-old woman, Gertrude Nabirye, who is said to have been supplying opium to youth in Namulesa village in Mafubira Sub County.
14:04
14:04

Busoga Mourns Chief Kakaire busoga kingdom 1

The Busoga kingdom is mourning Chief Fred Nelson Kakaire Ntuse Mamala Menhya Zirabamuzale who passed away on Friday.
11:35
11:35

Sugarcane Growers Demand Inclusion in Operation Wealth Creation sugarcane farmers 2 1

Sugarcane growers in Busoga region say the program has sidelined them. The region has close to 25,000 sugarcane growers who have been mobilized and motivated by the five sugar factories in the sub region.
15:51
15:51

Workers Strike Paralyses Business At Victoria FM workers rights

Steven Kagiri, a sports news anchor says the company has failed to meet most of its contractual obligations since he started working in 2015. He says his transport, feeding and airtime allowances have never been paid. According to Kagiri, he has only received less than Shillings 400,000 from the station yet he is entitled to Shillings 200,000 each month.
07:50
07:50

Tour and Travel Agencies Fault UTB Over Enforcement of Hotel Standards 2

Vincent Byarugaba, UTB spokesperson says the process of standardization is still ongoing under UTB. James Ssebagala, the Coordinator Quality Assurance-UTB, says the hotel classification exercise is meant to determine whether a given hotel meets certain essential requirements.
09:09
09:09

Jinja Elderly Demand for Home Care Services elderly people 2

Ronald Katongole, Jinja Municipal Social Service Secretary says the number of elderly residents is projected to grow from 2,000 to 3,000 over in the next decade. He says with the increasing urbanization, elderly people will need more services offered at specifically gazetted centers like homes.
12:10
12:10

Bad Weather Ruins Beans Harvest in Jinja crop production 5 1

Jinja district Agriculture Officer Rebecca Gumisiriza says farmers failed to follow the right planting dates since last year and had their crops devastated and harvests ruined by weather uncertainties. She says with more unpredictable rains in 2015 season, beans were not able to pod.
10:57
10:57

Eskom Tests Emergency Flood Gates At Nalubaale and Kiira Dams water levels 5 2

Eskom Operations Manager Peter Tentena says that the nine flood gates can release up to one million cubic meters of water per second for every hour if let open at once. He however hastens to add that this cannot stop the production of electricity or affect the supply of water in Jinja and others parts.
15:20
15:20

Eskom Rehabilitates Flood Gates At Nalubaale and Kiira Dams nalubaale power dam 2 1

Peter Tentena, the Eskom Operations manager, says the flood gates are ready and will be tested early next month. Each of the three flood gates at Nalubale dam can spill 215 cubic meters of water per second while those at Kiira dam can spill 1000 cubic meters.
15:02
15:02

Kyabazinga Set for Health Sensitization Tour in Busoga Kingdom public health 1

Dr. Steven Senyonjo, a Public Health Consultant at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, says there is need to transform the mindset of people in Busoga sub region on personal hygiene and sanitation in homes. He says in 2009 some of the people attributed the problem of jiggers in the region on the conflict over the Kyabanzinga, a thing he says is false.
13:46
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Jinja Leaders Root for Ordinance to Curb Open Excretion 1 2

Jinja municipality city is filled with a foul stench and unpleasant sights arising from men and women eliminating waste in open spaces, rivers, gutters, streets and behind bushes without dignity or privacy.
10:01
10:01

UPDF Cordons Off Jinja Municipal Cemetery unidentified bodies 1 4

Army spokesperson, Lt. Colonel Paddy Ankunda told URN on phone on Tuesday that he wasnt aware of the deployment at the Cemetery.
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