Jinja (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Jinja (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: .44
Longitude: 33.200001
population: 93,060
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Iran’s Quranic Week Underway in Uganda

The Iranian Cultural Center in Uganda has been holding a Quranic Week in the African country since July 20.According to IQNA’s branch in Africa, the Quranic week will continue for one week.It will include programs performed by an Iranian Tawasheeh (religious ... [Published IQNA - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Report Pins Police On Child Abuse

A new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) reveals that children on Ugandan streets face unspeakable, physical and sexual violence. Most of this violence is meted out on children mainly by police, the report says.Titled, "Where Do You Want Us to Go? Abuses ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Uganda, Police, Child Abuse
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

UIA partners with UNRA to develop roads in industrial parks

By Joel OgwangSINCE opting for the private sector-led growth strategy to spearhead the attainment of Uganda’s growth and development aspirations, the government has, beyond its traditional policy and regulatory role, invested sufficient resources in creating ... [Published New Vision - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Uganda, Kampala, Joel Ogwang
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Kumail and Tawassul Supplications Published in Luganda language

Iranian Cultural Center in Uganda has published a Luganda translation of “Du’a Komail” and “Du’a Tawassul” for the first time.According to IQNA’s branch in Africa, Musa Mucanza Sowedi has translated the supplications into Luganda language during 6 mo ... [Published IQNA - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

IGG clears Uganda Broadcasting Corporation board

PARLIAMENT- After a four-year standoff at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC), the Inspector General of Government has broken the deadlock, sanctioning the new board amid allegations of conflict of interest.On April 1, Ms Irene Mulyagonja, stopped ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Parliament should pass the Public Private Partnership Bill

There is no doubt that given time and resources, Uganda will reclaim its position as the leading tourist destination in the region. The country continues to attract tourists and, most importantly, private investors who will set the pace for hospitality ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 20 2014]
Entities: Uganda, Training, Kenya
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Nigerians in Uganda told to respect Ugandan laws

By Henry SekanjakoNigeria’s Ambassador to Uganda Cornelius Oluwateru has asked the Nigerian community living in Uganda to respect the country’s lawful orders in order to avoid tarnishing Nigeria’s name by involving themselves in illegal activities.In ... [Published New Vision - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Education, a beacon of hope for street children

I sat with 13-year-old Alex in the shade in Soroti, Uganda, in early December 2013. Alex is small for his age, but confident and smiling.He shares his life story easily. He was born a few hours away in Jinja and was very young when his parents separa ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Onelamp Uganda Aims to Improve Primary Education with World's Only Solar Light Bulb

PRWebNokero International, LLC today announced the launch of Uganda dealership, Onelamp, to provide solar light bulbs to Eastern Africa and combat a surge in East African illiteracy rates. Founded by Derrick Opio, Onelamp is illuminating the future of ... [Published Bradenton Herald - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Bittersweet Moments At Jinja Agricultural Show

Walter Okol, the marketing official at Equator seeds limited, displayed a posture of a man who had mixed feelings.As he looked out for anyone who showed the slightest sign of interest in his farm inputs at the just-concluded agricultural trade show in ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Over 200 exhibitors for Jinja agriculture show

By Charles KakamwaThe 22nd source of the Nile National Agricultural and Trade Show kicked off on Monday with over 200 exhibitors taking part in the annual event.The fair organised by Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE), under the theme: ‘Take it ... [Published New Vision - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Southern Bypass to connect through Luzira

KampalaA glimpse of hope to reduce the congestion on Jinja and Entebbe highways is in sight after the Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra) started marking and carrying out valuation on the Southern Bypass.A 94-kilometre stretch from Jinja to Kampala ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jun 30 2014]

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Titled, "Where Do You Want Us to Go? Abuses Against Street Children in Uganda" , the report was released on Thursday
Eng. Joshua Pembere, an RVR mechanical engineer and project manager said at the presentation, "Railway tracks require regular maintenance as frequent movement of heavy trains usually unsettles the ballast and configuration of the line. The computers aboard this mechanised equipment automatically corrects track alignment to a very high degree of precision based on data fed into monitors during track reconnaissance trips."
...Onelamp, however, sells solar lights at 6-30 lumens and ranging from USD$6.85 (UGX18,000) to USD$21 (UGX55,000). According to Onelamp, "Every household can save upup to UGX30,000 monthly of its disposable income by using solar light bulbs." Onelamp's solar models are water-resistant and come with a hanging clip for easier charging during the day...
"We expect to reduce cargo transit time from Mombasa to Kampala by 16 hours through this mechanisation over the next year,” Darlan said."

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A look at pimped Kombis [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 24 2014]
Iran’s Quranic Week Underway in Uganda [Published IQNA - Jul 23 2014]
Uganda: Report Pins Police On Child Abuse [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
UIA partners with UNRA to develop roads in indu... [Published New Vision - Jul 22 2014]
Kumail and Tawassul Supplications Published in ... [Published IQNA - Jul 22 2014]
IGG clears Uganda Broadcasting Corporation board [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 22 2014]
Kenya: RVR Take Delivery of Track Repair Equipment [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
Tracing How Ruparelias Came, Settled in Uganda [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
National housing signs pact for affordable houses [Published New Vision - Jul 21 2014]
Parliament should pass the Public Private Partn... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 20 2014]
Butaleja rises to curb high teenage pregnancy r... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 20 2014]
Nigerians in Uganda told to respect Ugandan laws [Published New Vision - Jul 20 2014]
Education, a beacon of hope for street children [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 18 2014]
Onelamp Uganda Aims to Improve Primary Educatio... [Published Bradenton Herald - Jul 17 2014]
Uganda: “‘Where Do You Want Us to Go?’ Abuses a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
Rift Valley Railways to modernize Kenya-Uganda ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Jul 17 2014]
Africa Railways Secures Final Instalment Of $16... [Published Ventures Africa - Jul 16 2014]
Rift Valley Railways Commissions Track Maintena... [Published Kenya News Agency - Jul 16 2014]
Star Trail - CBS Bans Sseruga Song [Published Individual.com - Jul 16 2014]
Uganda: Bittersweet Moments At Jinja Agricultur... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 16 2014]
EAC gets market for agri-products and finance o... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 16 2014]
RVR Completes Final Drawdown on US$ 164 mn Seni... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 14 2014]
Vivo banks on rail refurbishment to transport f... [Published News24 - Jul 14 2014]
How can you tell if you have skin cancer? [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 14 2014]
Rwanda: How Widows of the Liberation Have Soldi... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 11 2014]
UNAFFE asks govt to revise taxes on farm inputs [Published New Vision - Jul 10 2014]
Kampala Is Making Headway [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 10 2014]
Star Trail - Is Roger Mugisha Rediscovering Him... [Published Individual.com - Jul 09 2014]
Star Trail - Is Roger Mugisha Rediscovering Him... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 09 2014]
‘Pawpaws earned me everything I own’ [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 09 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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