Jinja (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Jinja (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: .44
Longitude: 33.200001
population: 93,060
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Eufaula native participates in mission to Uganda

Sydney Wilkinson says a recent mission trip to Uganda was more about showing the love of Jesus Christ than preaching it. Wilkinson, a Eufaula native and Auburn University student, spent 10 days in Jinja, Uganda on a mission trip sponsored by Auburn University ... [Published Army Flier - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Enforce measures to make water routes safe

The move by the Uganda Police Force to crack down on drunken boat riders is delayed, but significant. First, boats remain the most popular means of transport among local traders and fishermen on Uganda’s main waterways, but are fragile. Second, subjecting ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

MTN named Uganda’s leading network operator

Chief Executive Officer, Brian GouldienewvisionThe independent Quality of Service (QOS) assessment that was carried out by the Uganda Communications Commission and published in the leading daily newspapers indicated MTN Uganda as the leading network operator ... [Published New Vision - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda Receives US$150 Million World Bank Loan For Infrastructure

KAMPALA, Aug 12 (BERNAMA-NNN-NEW VISION) -- The World Bank has given Uganda a loan of US$150 million to upgrade infrastructure in 14 of the country's municipalities.The money will be utilised under an ambitious government infrastructural development project ... [Published Bernama - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

U.S.$13 Million Jinja Market Close to Completion

Jinja — The construction of the new central market in Jinja Municipality is expected to be complete by the beginning of October 2014,The Ush 36 billion (about $13.7 million) Jinja market is expected to accommodate about 4,500 vendors. Many of these fomerly ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda Inflation Falls

Kampala — Annual inflation in the country for July dropped to 4.3% from the 5% registered in the 2013/14 annual year.The decline according to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is attributed to the increased food production in the country which has ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Actual investments grow by sh9 trillion

By Edward KayiwaContinued improvement in the macroeconomic environment enabled a 15% improvement in growth of actual capital investments during the fourth quarter of 2013/14.The growth, which was mostly driven by a boom in finance, insurance and real ... [Published New Vision - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

After drunk drivers, police now target boat operators

KAMPALA:Police have said they will subject water vessel operators suspected to be drunk to breathalyser tests to curb indiscipline on Uganda’s water bodies.The announcement was made ahead of the strong and dangerous winds that dominate much of Uganda’s ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Hoima municipal bosses, landlords differ on eviction

Hoima.Landlords in Hoima Municipality have opposed plans by authorities to demolish their properties without compensation.The municipality is one of the 14 that were selected to benefit from the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Woman Stabbed to Death

A police manhunt is underway in Jinja for a woman suspected of fatally stabbing her 26-year-old rival she accused of having an affair with her husband.Ireoma Kobase, 24, a resident of Masese iii in Kikalamojja village, Walukuba Masese division is on the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Ugandan songbird aims to conquer Kenyan fans

By AMOS NGAIRAMore byWhile politicians are busy bickering over the petty differences, musicians seem to be ready to take the lead towards a greater integration of East Africa.Some Kenyan, Ugandan, Tanzanian, Rwandan and Burundian singers are already reaping ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

JOURNALISTS PAINT SLUMS IN UGANDA

Mareeg.com- “Paint Slums Bright” is an innovative project that will be implemented in the Ugandan town of Jinja 9th to 16th August. 100 houses in the city’s slum areas will be painted in vivid colors. The aim is to create optimism among the inhabitants ... [Published Mareeg News Online - Aug 01 2014]
Entities: Uganda, Jinja (Uganda)

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"We expect the remaining work to be completed by the end of September. Our main interest is to see vendors celebrating the Independence Day in the new market" he said
"She [Irene] left home at around 6pm to go for an evening walk but I was shocked to receive information that she had been stabbed. By the time we reached the scene, she had already died" Kulagaya Kamuyati, the deceased's mother, said
...relationships with African partners who share our long-term commitment to safe, sustainable, and socially responsible investments," said Herlihy. "We look forward to partnering with governments, civil society, and other stakeholders to create mutual value in each community where we invest in the coming years."

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Uganda Needs A Transitional Government To Repla... [Published BlackStar News - 2 hours ago]
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Enforce measures to make water routes safe [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 19 2014]
MTN Named Best Network Operator in Uganda [Published Mobile World - Aug 14 2014]
MTN named Uganda’s leading network operator [Published New Vision - Aug 13 2014]
East Africa: Take a walk on the wild side [Published TNT Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
Uganda Receives US$150 Million World Bank Loan ... [Published Bernama - Aug 12 2014]
U.S.$13 Million Jinja Market Close to Completion [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 11 2014]
Uganda Inflation Falls [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 11 2014]
Kobs date Heathens in Uganda Cup finals [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 11 2014]
Actual investments grow by sh9 trillion [Published New Vision - Aug 11 2014]
After drunk drivers, police now target boat ope... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 11 2014]
Hoima municipal bosses, landlords differ on evi... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 11 2014]
Effects of child molestation [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 11 2014]
We dated for ten months [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 10 2014]
MTN Uganda takes mobile internet roadshow to Ka... [Published Telecompaper - Aug 08 2014]
Plans in hand for Uganda's key highway upgrade [Published World Highways - Aug 08 2014]
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Bugombya village: The murder zone of Busoga [Published New Vision - Aug 05 2014]
A look at Uganda’s garbage burden [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 05 2014]
Blackstone Backs Black Rhino To Invest In Afric... [Published Power Online - Aug 04 2014]
Uganda: Woman Stabbed to Death [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 04 2014]
Blackstone Joins Forces with Black Rhino in Sub... [Published Individual.com - Aug 04 2014]
Kaz Kasozi’s ‘seven’ music project [Published East African - Aug 02 2014]
Ugandan songbird aims to conquer Kenyan fans [Published Daily Nation - Aug 02 2014]
Blackstone Backs Black Rhino to Invest in Afric... [Published HedgeCo - Aug 01 2014]
Why accept Intrauterine device as a birth contr... [Published New Vision - Aug 01 2014]
JOURNALISTS PAINT SLUMS IN UGANDA [Published Mareeg News Online - Aug 01 2014]
Uganda: July Salaries to Be Delayed [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 01 2014]
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