Jinja (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Jinja (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: .44
Longitude: 33.200001
population: 93,060
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda plans to float $1bn PPP tender for Kampala-Jinja road in 2015

The Ugandan Government is planning to float a $1bn public private partnership (PPP) tender for a new road that will connect the capital city of Kampala with industrial hub Jinja.According to the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) spokesperson Dan ... [Published Road Traffic Technology - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Uganda plans advertising for funding of up to US$1 billion for a road project

It is reported that Uganda’s government has said that it plans to advertise a public-private partnership (PPP) tender next year, worth up to $1 billion, for a new road linking its capital Kampala to Jinja, an industrial hub in its east.The road PPP will ... [Published Mbendi - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Country wide search for integrity icons kicks off

Women in Bushenyi select integrity icons in their communitynewvisionThe search is on for the country’s’ top integrity icons. The 80 lucky women and men who will exhibit a high level of integrity and moral character as selected by the community will be ... [Published New Vision - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Gender based violence blamed on culture

By Abou KisigeThe backward culture among the different tribal groups is to blame for the increasing cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Eastern Uganda, a new study has revealed.The study titled; “The magnitude of SGBV in Eastern Uganda” ... [Published New Vision - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Train operations set to go digital

Nairobi – Rift Valley Railway (RVR) is training 135 train drivers on operating locomotives using a newly acquired train simulator, a computerized system that improves the operator’s skill and performance in addition to making the train efficient to o ... [Published News24 - Oct 16 2014]
Entities: Nairobi, Mombasa, Kampala
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Star Trail - Why Ubc Almost Missed Cranes/Togo Match

For more than 30 minutes as Uganda Cranes played against Togo at Namboole last Saturday, national broadcaster, UBC TV, ran scrolls of apologies over delays in giving the live coverage of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.Star Trail has reliably heard ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Want to Make a Dent in World Hunger? Build Better Roads

When I was a 26-year-old, brand-new American foreign service officer, my vision of a diplomatic career was of chandeliered ballrooms in London or Paris.Instead, I was assigned as a district development adviser to eight villages in the Mekong Delta in ... [Published National Geographic - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Bujagali is no place for tourists now

Bujagali was a different place before the dam opened in [July] 2012, locals lament. “I can’t even say how many customers I would have daily . maybe 200 or more, now I only see one every few days,” says Peter Lumumba, who sells handicrafts at his shop ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Nile: a river of mysteries

They say all great mysteries begin at the end and end at the very beginning; River Nile is a perfect picture to accompany that phrase.We all know where it ends, pouring northward through the sudans, where it meets its biggest tributary, the Blue Nile ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Revive community roles in schools

The authorities in Jinja took the issue of addressing falling standards in the country into their own hands last weekend. This positive anger by Jinja District directed at improving performance in Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) in 2014 is commend ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

VIHIGA : Tough new rules for staff seeking to meet governor

By DERICK LUVEGAMore byAll county government staff have been directed to clear with the public relations office before meeting the governor in his office.The directive from the county executive for public service and administration, Mr Johnstone Khejeri, ... [Published Daily Nation - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Can rafting tourist activities survive in Uganda?

ByProf. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent |Sep 20, 2014A petition will be presented to the Ugandan Parliament on Monday, signed by some 15,000 individuals, drawing the attention of lawmakers to the stark facts surrounding the proposed ... [Published ETurboNews - Sep 20 2014]

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Alinange told Reuters: "Early next year, the project will be advertised. It is a massive project because we are looking to raise between $800m to $1bn."
Were he still here today, I am certain that Norman Borlaug would have ended the presentation in Jinja the same way I did: "You can't take it to the farmer without good roads."
In the first segment of this speech, titled "The Movement's Long Struggle for the Liberation of Uganda Museveni talked about the process of human social and political evolution. In the second segment, he talks - using his own personal experiences - about how what he describes as the mis-definition of Uganda's problems led to prolonged political instability: -"
Dr Chris Mukiiza the Director of Macro Economics at UBOS said "Uganda's food export to the new state of southern Sudan has declined meaning much of the food crops have been sold on the local market. This forced down prices and some massive dumping of food crops items on the Ugandan market during the year under review "

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We should prepare for Uganda’s next leaders [Published The Observer Uganda - 18 hours ago]
Jinja Nile Resort is not all that... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 19 2014]
Uganda plans to float $1bn PPP tender for Kampa... [Published Road Traffic Technology - Oct 17 2014]
Uganda plans advertising for funding of up to U... [Published Mbendi - Oct 16 2014]
Uganda To Seek $1bn Private Investment For Road... [Published Ventures Africa - Oct 16 2014]
Gender based violence blamed on culture [Published New Vision - Oct 16 2014]
Country wide search for integrity icons kicks off [Published New Vision - Oct 16 2014]
Uganda plans $1 bln public-private partnership ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Oct 16 2014]
Train operations set to go digital [Published News24 - Oct 16 2014]
Star Trail - Why Ubc Almost Missed Cranes/Togo ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 15 2014]
Opinion: Want to Make a Dent in World Hunger? B... [Published National Geographic - Oct 14 2014]
Mis-Definition of Uganda's Problems Caused Past... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 13 2014]
I contracted Marburg in 1977and lived– Dr [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 12 2014]
Namasagali: A blueprint for reviving Uganda? [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 12 2014]
Intersectionality of HIV stigma and masculinity... [Published BMC - Oct 11 2014]
Mulago hospital renovation starts [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 11 2014]
Grow vegetables to make quick money [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 08 2014]
Uganda: Uganda Inflation Dip Due to South Sudan [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 07 2014]
Dams will fix jobs – Rugunda [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 06 2014]
Museveni - Africa's Problem Is Ideological, Not... [Published Individual.com - Oct 06 2014]
Policeman Relives Life in Congo Jail [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 06 2014]
Your Tour Guide for a Day [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 06 2014]
Museveni - Africa's Problem Is Ideological, Not... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 06 2014]
Bujagali is no place for tourists now [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 06 2014]
Uganda Congo Tourism: Lake Albert Wilderness br... [Published ETurboNews - Oct 05 2014]
Why you should not miss the Kampala City Festival [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 05 2014]
Baby you can drive my car, but don’t buy her to... [Published East African - Oct 04 2014]
Nile: a river of mysteries [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 04 2014]
Miss Uganda Finalists Unveiled [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 03 2014]
5 Things to know about kampala city festival [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 03 2014]
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