Jinja (Uganda)

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

Kenya Is Here. Are We Up for the Challenge?

An old friend, convinced that I had contacts to some of the business top shots in town - a very wild thought, I must quickly add - asked me for a favour."Get me one of those Chinese or Kenyans to invest in my land. It can be agriculture, housing or mining," ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

GOOGLE : Toward a relevant school curriculum

Last week, I mentioned the idea I keep bringing up from time to time and, not surprisingly, passes over the minds of most of us.So the people who will most likely understand this new idea will be the people God seems to have gifted with a much keener ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Man-eating, one-ton crocodile caught in Uganda

Story TopicsA man-eating crocodile weighing more than a ton was caught in Kakira , Uganda, to the relief of area villagers who said they’ve been terrorized for months.The giant reptile — which at 2,204 pounds is only 103 pounds shy of the world record ... [Published Washington Times - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 4 reports

Massive, Man-Eating One-Ton Crocodile Captured in Uganda

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 ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Storms leave thousands homeless in Uganda

Kampala, April 8Nature continues to expose its ugly side ravaging villages with hail storms in eastern Uganda leaving thousands of people homeless and scores of villagers nursing serious injuries.The violent storm that struck in the dead of Sunday night ... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Property firm pins RDC on sabotage

Jinja.A Jinja-based property management firm has petitioned both the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and Jinja Municipal Council seeking them to rein in Jinja Resident District Commissioner Richard Balyainho Gulume, whom they accuse of indirectly sabotaging ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 5 reports

Ugandan officials capture man-eating crocodile

PETER BUSOMOKE/AFP/The one-ton reptile was tied up for transport to the Murchison Falls National Park for relocation.The man-eating crocodile captured in Lake Victoria for snacking on fishermen was born before Uganda was an independent country.Game wardens ... [Published New York Daily News - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Mr President,please fulfill your pledges

On March 24, the Daily Monitor (on page 10), published a captivating cartoon of President Museveni carrying a heavy baggage of pledges made since 1986. This drove my attention to Busoga sub-region, my homeland, where Mr Museveni has made many empty p ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 3 reports

Uganda Eskoms Bigger Say

Part of the power dam operated by Eskom in Jinja. The company is seeking further investment in Uganda's energy sector. INDEPENDENT/JIMMY SIYAHigh powered Eskom delegation seeks consolidation and ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

The Police You Don't Know [opinion]

In the course of a six-month pre-field work preparation phase for research on the police practices in Uganda, I sat in my office at Bremen University in Germany reviewing articles on the force in the major Ugandan newspapers. In sum, the newspapers presented ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda enacts anti-gay law prompting Sweden to cut tourism ties

Uganda President Museveni recently signed an anti-homosexuality law into bill, putting a tourism agreement between Swedish town Skelleftea and Uganda into jeopardy. In 2012, this agreement was signed indicating the joint work to be done for two big tourism ... [Published ETurboNews - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Sweden cuts tourism links with Ugandan town over anti-gay law

The Swedish town of Skelleftea has suspended activities under a tourism promotion agreement with the Ugandan town of Jinja to protest Uganda's recently enacted anti-homosexuality law.Jinja, the second biggest town in Uganda, bestrides the source of the ... [Published Africa Review - Mar 21 2014]

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...friend, convinced that I had contacts to some of the business top shots in town - a very wild thought, I must quickly add - asked me for a favour. "Get me one of those Chinese or Kenyans to invest in my land. It can be agriculture, housing or mining" he said, anxious to hear whether I had the magic wand that could turn his more than 3,000 acres of village land in Karamoja into some sort of gold m...
Moreover, NRM has been accused of "raiding the central bank, government ministries and international aid accounts in order to finance [its] campaigns and fund massive vote-buying"
"[T]he scarcity of written records has long enshrouded the history of Africa in mystery" stated the Grolier Universal Encyclopedia in 1965...
"From 1989 onwards, America supported joint RPF [Rwandan Patriotic Front]-Ugandan attacks upon Rwanda... There were at least 56 'situation reports' in [US State Department files in 1991... As American and British relations with Uganda and the RPF strengthened, so hostilities between Uganda and Rwanda escalated... By August 1990 the RPF had begun preparing an invasion with the full knowledge and approval of British intelligence. 20 Troops from Rwanda's RPA and Uganda's UPDF had also supported John Garang's People's Liberation Army in its secessionist war in southern Sudan. Washington was firmly behind these initiatives with covert support provided by the CIA. 21"

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Kenya Is Here. Are We Up for the Challenge? [an... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
Kenya Is Here. Are We Up for the Challenge? [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
An idea that started with three farmers now ben... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 15 2014]
It's Possible to Enforce Change Through Ballot ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 14 2014]
GOOGLE : Toward a relevant school curriculum [Published 4 Traders - Apr 13 2014]
Another feather in the U.S. cap: Rwandan genocide [Published Sott.net - Apr 12 2014]
Idi Amin: the tour of terror (ticket please) [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Apr 11 2014]
Man-eating, one-ton crocodile caught in Uganda [Published Washington Times - Apr 10 2014]
Lands Gets U.S. $54 Million From World Bank [Published Individual.com - Apr 09 2014]
Massive, Man-Eating One-Ton Crocodile Captured ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 08 2014]
Storms leave thousands homeless in Uganda [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 08 2014]
Thousands homeless after hail storms ravage eas... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 07 2014]
One-Ton Crocodile Caught in Uganda [Published JD Journal - Apr 07 2014]
One-Ton Crocodile Caught in Uganda [Published JD Journal.com - Apr 07 2014]
Massive, man-eating one-ton crocodile captured ... [Published UPI - Apr 07 2014]
Local Eagle Scout's project up for top national... [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - Apr 07 2014]
One-Ton, Man-Eating Crocodile Caught in Uganda [Published 100 WAPI - Apr 06 2014]
Revisiting the old school days [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 06 2014]
Report on stigmatisation was false [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 06 2014]
Excursions Aboard the African Queen [Published DestinAsian - Apr 04 2014]
Property firm pins RDC on sabotage [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 04 2014]
'Man-eating' giant one-tonne crocodile caught a... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Apr 03 2014]
Ugandan officials capture man-eating crocodile [Published New York Daily News - Apr 03 2014]
One tonne killer crocodile is caught by officia... [Published The Independent - Apr 03 2014]
Giant Man-Eating Crocodile Captured In Uganda [Published 96.9Vikingfm - Apr 03 2014]
Monster crocodile 'which ate four fishermen' ca... [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 03 2014]
Mr President,please fulfill your pledges [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 03 2014]
Decisions, decisions: the importance of condom ... [Published Journal of Sexually Transmitted Infections - Apr 02 2014]
Giant Crocodile That Killed Four People Is Fina... [Published Softpedia - Apr 02 2014]
A hunter is hunted [Published New Vision - Apr 02 2014]
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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 ...
Uganda: Two types of sleeping sickness could merge [Published H5N1 - Nov 24 2013]
I missed this when it appeared in New Vision on October 31: Worrying sleeping sickness merger. Excerpt:Health experts are worried about the narrowing gap between two types of sleeping sickness from the eastern region of the country to the northern.  It ...
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