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Jinja

(ˈdʒɪndʒə)
n
(Placename) a town in Uganda, on the N shore of Lake Victoria. Pop: 86 520 (2002 est)
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Noun1.Jinja - a city in Uganda on the north shore of Lake Victoria
Republic of Uganda, Uganda - a landlocked republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962
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Thought to have been introduced in mid-1950s at Jinja and Entebbe, the Nile Perch spread from their points of introduction and moved clockwise towards the Nyanza Gulf (Winam) before taking over the entire lake.
This article examines narratives of climate and livelihood changes within Jinja Municipality, Uganda, emphasizing how Jinja's residents make sense of climate change through their own narrative frames rather than through the lens of global climate change discourses.
The railway to Kisumu will serve Uganda through the Lake Victoria ports of Jinja, Masaka and Entebbe.
Recently, the former Blue Coat School pupil has been living on Jinja Island, in Panama, which he won in a competition.
7 percent growth in foreign business included windfall from the divestment last year of San Pin Wang in China and Jinja Bar in the US.
De hecho, finalizan el viaje en el antiguo templo Sengen Jinja, con el simbolico Monte Fuji de fondo y en plena sakura, la maravillosa floracion de los cerezos.
The band brings together a variety of instruments, styles, and modes, as well as the sacred and profane in collaborative performances and albums, such as the newly released Jinja.
Remarkably, in August 2012, I stood perplexed in front of another Gandhi statue at the source of the River Nile as it flows out of Lake Victoria at Jinja in Uganda, wondering how on God's good earth there was a statue at the very source of Africa's longest river, that gave birth to the greatest empire the continent has ever known, Ancient Egypt.
25 (BNA): Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has launched its community outreach programme in Uganda with donations of air tickets, blankets and school supplies to the Whisper Children's Home in Mutai, Jinja district, Uganda.
Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways has launched its community outreach programme in Uganda with donations of air tickets, blankets and school supplies to the Whisper Children's Home in Mutai, in Jinja district, Uganda.
The company currently operates and franchises a network of over 3,000 restaurants worldwide under the trade names Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, Red Ribbon, Yonghe King, Hong Zhuang Yuan, Mang Inasal, Burger King Philippines, San Pin Wang, Jinja Bar.
Smile 4G network currently covers Kampala, Entebbe and Mukono, and additional sites are being deployed over the next few months in Jinja, Mbale, Soroti, Tororo, Lira, Gulu, Masindi, Kasese, Fort Portal, Kabale, Mbarara and Masaka.