Jinja (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Jinja (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: .44
Longitude: 33.200001
population: 93,060
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Airtel Uganda furnishes Nanfugaki Primary School

Airtel Uganda has handed over new furniture and textbooks to the Nanfugaki Primary School, one of its adopted schools. The school located in Jinja is the third school under the Airtel Adopt-A-School Corporate Social Responsibility Program. It was adopted ... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nadiope’s first 100-day plan for Busoga

Plan. Busoga’s new king, William Gabula Nadiope, has pledged to focus on unifying his subjects and promoting culture as part of his plans in the first 100 days in office. He spoke to Isaac Imaka about these and other plans.What are your plans for Busoga ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Where are they? Families of missing persons hold onto hope

One day, one week, one month, one year…every day the sun rises and sets, the thread of hope gets thinner and the anguish surges.One can safely say that a family can never experience more agony than that caused when a loved one disappears, without trace ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Government blamed for poor fishing methods

Lwengo- Former minister of State for Fisheries Fred Mukisa has blamed the rampant illegal fishing methods on failure by government to implement punitive laws.Mr Mukisa who is currently practicing fish cage farming in his home district, Jinja, said Parliament ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Prince Wambuzi warned on protests

Jinja- Jinja Resident District Commissioner Richard Gulume has warned Prince Edward Columbus Wambuzi against fuelling protests ahead of the enthronement of Prince William Nadiope as the fourth Kyabazinga of Busoga.Prince Nadiope was elected on August ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Uganda U-17 prepare to face Zambia in 2015 Africa Youth Championship qualifier

Uganda U-17 prepare to face Zambia in 2015 Africa Youth Championship qualifierContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.JINJA, Uganda, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Cubs, Uganda's U-17 football team, has intensified its preparations ahead of their 2015 Africa Youth Championship ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Kadaga: Failure to revive Uganda Airlines stalling tourism development

JINJA, Uganda - Failure by the government to revive Uganda Airlines is affecting the development of tourism sector.Last week, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has said countries with national airlines like Ethiopia and South Africa are attracting ... [Published ETurboNews - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Uganda: Busoga Wants an Airport

By Alon MwesigwaThe speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has urged government to consider building an international airport for Busoga region in order to promote tourism there.Kadaga, who was on Friday speaking at the announcement of Jinja Nile Adventure ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Stop relying on government, school heads told

JINJAThe director of basic education in the Ministry of Education Mr Yusuf Nsubuga, has challenged school heads under universal education programmes to be innovative to avoid relying on delayed government remittances.“You must be creative and innovative ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda’s mega projects key to growth but spark renewed debt fears

A few hundreds of metres from the Owen Falls Dam in Jinja in eastern Uganda, trucks roar back and forth, carrying away earth dug from the banks of the River Nile. They are part of crews working on a new $130 million bridge over the River Nile. About 45 ... [Published East African - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Improve our transport system to boost tourism

Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has made an important appeal to the government: Revamp the air transport in Jinja Town to promote tourism and boost growth of the former industrial town. Jinja, as Kadaga rightly notes, is endowed with significant tourism ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

I am ready to work with Museveni - Jinja mayor

Kampala.It is possible for a leader from the Opposition to work with President Museveni, lead an NRM-dominated council and still deliver services to his electorate, the mayor of Jinja has said.Mr Mohammed Baswari Kezaala, the Democratic Party (DP) national ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 25 2014]

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...As a result, these youth are at risk for early pregnancy and crime, contributing to the cycle of poverty in the community. "The project is a platform to transform their lives through the skills they acquire, while tapping into their immense potential and talents to create social change" said Miriam
He added: "I urge His Royal Highness the Kyabazinga to unite all Basoga including those who were opposed to his crowning."
"We can be a kind of model for the world that we want to see," Hadero says. "And the Nile Basin that we'd like to see. "
All the time. Think about the questions I'm asking: "What's the most frightened you've ever been? What's the saddest moment of your life?" I mean I'm asking people to tell me the most shocking things that have ever happened to them...

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A hospital ship’s journey from England to Kisumu [Published Business Daily Africa - 5 hours ago]
Airtel Uganda furnishes Nanfugaki Primary School [Published Telecompaper - Sep 16 2014]
Nadiope’s first 100-day plan for Busoga [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 15 2014]
Food, Bikes and Elephants: This Week In Daily G... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 15 2014]
UPDF Is a Unique Army but It Still Has Gaps [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
Uganda: To Become Kyabazinga, You Must Be Educated [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
Where are they? Families of missing persons hol... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 15 2014]
Government blamed for poor fishing methods [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 14 2014]
President Museveni attends Kyabazinga coronatio... [Published State House Uganda - Sep 14 2014]
The Nile Project: Producing Harmony In A Divide... [Published WNYC - Sep 14 2014]
Brandon Stanton: Human of the world [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 13 2014]
Mortality Among Adults Transferred and Lost to ... [Published JAIDS - Sep 11 2014]
Prince Wambuzi warned on protests [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 11 2014]
Why does China want to farm in Africa? [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 11 2014]
King Mswati, Kabaka to grace Gabula’s coronation [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 11 2014]
September 9, 2014 - Central S.C. Habitat for Hu... [Published MidlandsBiz - Sep 09 2014]
Inside UNRA's Katosi Road Scam [opinion] [Published Individual.com - Sep 08 2014]
Ugandans Neglect Backyard Beauty [Published Individual.com - Sep 08 2014]
How Tough Childhood Gave U.S. Activist Ngabiirwe [Published Individual.com - Sep 08 2014]
BATU ends leaf growing, buying operations [Published East African - Sep 06 2014]
Uganda telecoms weighed down by weak revenues [Published East African - Sep 06 2014]
Legendary tracker returns to teach combat hunte... [Published Camp Lejeune Globe - Sep 04 2014]
XINHUA - Uganda U-17 prepare to face Zambia in ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 03 2014]
Uganda U-17 prepare to face Zambia in 2015 Afri... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 03 2014]
Kyabazinga confusion not a new development [Published New Vision - Sep 03 2014]
Solving high rent fees in the city [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 03 2014]
He made good use of an inheritance from his father [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 03 2014]
Walking the Nile: Levison Wood Finished [Published ExplorersWeb - Sep 01 2014]
Museveni - Why Africa Must Unite Politically [Published Individual.com - Sep 01 2014]
Kadaga: Failure to revive Uganda Airlines stall... [Published ETurboNews - Sep 01 2014]
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Uganda: “‘Where Do You Want Us to Go?’ Abuses a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Uganda Uganda: Homeless Children Face Violence, Exploitation End Roundups, Detention with Adults (Nairobi, July 17, 2014) – Uganda is failing to protect homeless children against police abuse and other violence, ...
Massive, Man-Eating One-Ton Crocodile Captured ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 08 2014]
JINJA , Uganda, April 7 (UPI) -- A monstrous, man-eating crocodile that tips the scales at 2,204 pounds has been captured in Kakira, a sub-county in Uganda. The one-ton beast, which is believed to be just 103 lbs. lighter than the  former world’s ...
One-Ton Crocodile Caught in Uganda [Published JD Journal.com - Apr 07 2014]
  Following a four-day hunt, a one-ton crocodile that was terrorizing a village in Uganda has finally been caught. The hunt was conducted by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA).   According to New Vision, UWA official Sulani Tumanya said that ...
"Florence and the (Walking) Machine": Monkey Jo... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Feb 22 2014]
Bristol, United Kingdom, February 22, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Pioneering explorer Levison Wood will soon complete the first quarter of his 6,650km attempt to walk the length of the river Nile. This week, near the Ugandan village of Bbaale, he was temporarily ...
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