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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.
12:56
12:56

23-year Old Woman electrocuted to Death in Jinja resident 3 1

Residents who were seated outside their houses at the time of the incident say Nakabugo was washing clothes when electric wires fell on her before she died instantly.
06:57
06:57

Security Guard Shoots Kampala University Student Dead people 1 Top story

A student, who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity, says that she heard a gunshot at around 08:45pm and ran towards the administration block only to find Katagwa’s lifeless body
07:16
07:16

Police Investigate Murder of Jinja Resident security 2 1 Top story

Izat Waiswa, the Kayunga Village LC I Vice chairperson, says there are many unemployed youth who are derailed to commit crime as a means of survival. He called upon security agencies to increase presence in their village and the surrounding areas so as to eliminate cases of theft.
14:37
14:37

Teenager Killed in Factory Accident Jinja 1 3 Top story

It is alleged that Maka was fixing recycled paper in a conveyor machine that trapped him injuring his hands and head. A conveyor is machine transports material and other finished goods from one point in the factory to another.
15:30
15:30

Police Impounds Truck Ferrying Believers to Cultivate Church Farms child 1

Timothy Isooba, a member of the church told journalists that all church members are required to give back to the church through activities such as agriculture to sustain their faith.
12:45
12:45

Home Made Explosive Kills Fisherman deceased 1

The grenade burst and shuttered Gavuma’s body to pieces this morning while pushing his boat into River Nile. Fishermen normally connect homemade grenades on their boats and link them to small bulbs to attract more fish.
19:12
19:12

Pupil Dies in School Fight deceased 1 1 Top story

12-year-old Sowedi Mugulusi reportedly fell on the floor during the fight and bruised his head before he breathed his last.
16:32
16:32

Jinja Municipal Councillor Arrested For Soliciting Bribe accusation 1 1

Mbayo was caught red-handed while receiving a bribe of 500,000 Shillings from Lt. Edrine Ochieng, at plot 16 located along Naranbhai road in Jinja municipality.
18:10
18:10

Electronic Gun Registration Starts in Busoga government 2 1 Top story

The exercise, which is aimed at compiling a data base for firearms in the country, kicked off on Tuesday at Jinja Rugby grounds.
12:11
12:11

Suspected Robbers Kill Police Constable in Jinja incident 3 1

Muzamilu Izimba, a cyclist operating opposite the taxi park who witnessed the incident says that the deceased arrested two suspects at around 5:30 am. He adds that as Tanga was opening the police post cells, one of the suspects pushed him and cut his head before fleeing the scene.
06:43
06:43

Scores Feared Dead in Jinja Road Accident street 1 1

John Waiswa, an eye witness says that the accident occurred when a truck carrying sugar cane failed to climb a hill at Walumbe junction and rolled back before it overturned.
13:56
13:56

Teenager Rescued from Shrine after Failed Abortion Attempt village 1

The victim, who was reportedly taken to the shrine by her suspected defiler Ivan Magunda on Sunday night, suffered excessive bleeding and tear’s which required urgent medical attention.
13:06
13:06

Contractors Arrested for Closing Health Centre III Over Arrears district 1

Mpakibi Investments was contracted by Luuka district local government to rehabilitate the maternity ward and outpatient department. However, they were paid 4 million shillings and are demanding 12 million shillings.
18:17
18:17

School Director in Jinja Arrested for Flouting Education Standards 3 1

The students study in dilapidated classrooms, boys and girls share a dormitory, while sometimes the students go without meals.
13:33
13:33

Fire Guts Juma Alhamil Boys Dormitory investigation 3 1

The fire which began at 10:00 pm on Tuesday destroyed the dormitory block housing over 150 boys of Primary five and six. Several suitcases, books and mattresses were all burnt to ash.
14:37
14:37

Man in Jinja Arrested for Assaulting Wife security 2 1

It is alleged that Olwenyi slapped Nyamwenge on Thursday night at their home located in block H, Walukuba-Masese division, Jinja municipality after he found clothes of another man in the house.
21:03
21:03

Kasiima Orders Traffic Officers to Inspect Tororo Cement Trucks accident 2 1

Kasiima told URN in an exclusive interview that he has instructed traffic police and the Inspector of vehicles to engage the management of Tororo Cement Industries to ensure that DMCs trucks and incompetent drivers are discontinued from the roads.
18:58
18:58

Kasiima Blames Accidents On Reluctant Traffic Officers Busoga 2 1 Top story

Kasiima said most traffic officers along the Jinja-Iganga-Tirinyi-Mbale and Iganga-Bugiri-Busia highway lack self-confidence to execute their professional mandate of ensuring sanity in traffic.
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