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11:04
11:04

Insecurity in Eastern DRC Could Sabotage Investment in Kisoro-Leaders 4 2

Hajji Shafique Ssekandi, Kisoro Resident District Commissioner says that the fighting between M23 rebels and government troops is suffocating trade between the two countries. Ssekandi says that there is a need for quick deployment of a regional force that will bring peace to the area.
12:12
12:12

Congolese Refugees Escape from Camps 4 1

Hajji Safique Ssekandi, Kisoro Resident District Commissioner says that in the last two weeks, 600 refugees have been intercepted from Bunagana border while escaping from refugee camps and attempting to cross to Congo.
08:30
08:30

Multinational Military Officials from 12 Countries Meet in Kisoro 4 4

Officials were from Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
10:46
10:46

Congolese Refugees in Kisoro Reject Transfer to Transit Centre 4 2

On Wednesday, the refugees were given a two-day ultimatum to leave the border town and go to Nyakabande. But refugees have resisted the directive on grounds that the conditions at the transit centre are appalling.
08:12
08:12

Congolese Refugees in Kisoro Given 2-Day Ultimatum to Occupy Transit Centre 8 3

On Tuesday, Kisoro District authorities held a closed-door meeting together with Officials from the office of the Prime Minister, United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), police, Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF), Prisons, and Immigrations among others at Kisoro district council hall.
08:42
08:42

Kisoro Residents Cautioned Against Crossing into DRC Over Ebola Outbreak 2 1

Following the capture of the Uganda-DRC border town of Bunagana by the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels in June, there has been an uncontrolled movement of civilians both Congolese and Ugandans to and from nearby areas in Rutshuru territory, especially through porous borders.
08:55
08:55

Kisoro Resident Protests Delayed Compensation 3

In 2015, Muhabuura Diocese constructed a gravity water scheme in Shunga village, Nyabwishenya sub-county to extend safe water in the area.
09:27
09:27

Nyabwishenya Sub County Residents Demand SEED Secondary School 4 2

Bernadeta Nyiranfabakuza and Dan Sunday Semahoro, parents from Nyamikumbi village and Bikokora villages, say that the absence of a secondary school has forced them to incur expenses to send their children to distant schools in Kisoro town, which is more than 30 kilometers away.
08:36
08:36

Second UPDF Captain Coordinating OWC Commits Suicide 1

When his family members came, they knocked but he did not open and since all the doors and windows are metallic, they got a welder to force the door open at around 08:00 PM. The body was still hanging on the rope in full uniform at midnight.
07:21
07:21

Eddie Kwizera Wins Bukimbiri County By-election 3 2

Kwizera garnered 12,214 votes while his rival Independent candidate Asgario Turyagyenda got 10,105 votes. Another independent Edward Mutabazi got 308 votes while Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag bearer James Owebeyi got 280.
07:41
07:41

Former Bukimbiri County NUP Flag Bearer Crosses to NRM 4 1

On Saturday, NUP released a statement announcing that it has withdrawn Mutabazi to support Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)’s James Owebeyi Mugyemani.
19:56
19:56

Bukimbiri by-Election: Fight As Kwizera Storms Rival's Rally 5 4

As Turyaguenda was holding his campaign rally at Kashaka village, Nombe ward, Kwizera drove in at around 02:15 PM amidst tight police and UPDF protection. He was accompanied by Abel Bizimana, the Kisoro District LC 5 chairman, and Richard Towdong, the NRM Secretary General.
10:12
10:12

Bukimbiri County by- Election: NRM, FDC Candidates Clash Over Campaign Venue 4 6

As Owebeyi was campaigning in Nyabaremura trading center in Nyabaremura ward at around 03:35 PM, the Ryakarimira town council town clerk in Kabale district, Brian Twasiima, and Joseph Awor, an escort to Henry Ariganyira Musasizi, the State Minister for Finance in Charge of General Duties showed up in a finance ministry vehicle registration number UG 0800F and started patrolling the areas.
09:14
09:14

Don’t Vote NRM Candidate Over Museveni’s Lies: FDC Tells Bukimbiri County Voters 4 1

While campaigning, Mafabi says that despite Kisoro district being an NRM party stronghold for many years, residents are yet to gain from voting it. Mafabi says voters should think twice and question, why the tourism roads are not tarmacked yet Museveni, promised them long ago.
17:19
17:19

NUP Withdraws Candidate from Bukimbiri County By-election 3

The withdrawn candidate is 19-year-old Joshua Mutabazi who had been nominated on Tuesday to contest alongside Owebeyi, Eddie Kwizera Wagahungu of the National Resistance Movement (NRM)-party and independents Edward Mutabazi.
12:42
12:42

Kisoro Tourist Hotel Manager Found Dead 1 3

Musenga’s body was discovered in one of the toilets of the hotel on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
09:30
09:30

Kigongo Quizzes Three MPs For Defying Party Position on Bukimbiri County By-election 7 1

On Tuesday, Dombo, Alhaji Moses Kigongo, the NRM National Vice Chairperson, and Deputy Treasurer, Jacqueline Kyatuheire summoned Kamara and Buchana to a closed-door meeting at Ikoro Hotel in Nyakabande sub-county to explain why they escorted Turyagyenda for nomination. Dombo later told URN that they summoned the legislators for contravening the party regulations of supporting the flag bearer.
18:14
18:14

Five Nominated for Bukimbiri County By-election 6 6

Mutabazi, who was accompanied by Jolly Mugisha, the NUP Coordinator in Charge of the Western region was seen rushing to Mutorere secondary school in Kisoro town where he completed his secondary school level to verify the certificates.
12:53
12:53

EC Bans Fundraising Drives In Bukimbiri County Ahead of By-election 6

According to Byabakama, some of the candidates tend to use fundraising activities to squeeze their competitors in form of contributing huge monies as a way of convincing electorates to gauge him as the only capable. Byabakama says that such activities will resume after voting.
14:59
14:59

Congolese Refugee Children Battle Malnutrition Congolese refugees 4 2

Dr. Benon Karekezi Rukunda, the Kisoro Hospital Medical superintendent, says that they have so far registered eight cases of death resulting from malnutrition. According to Karekezi, some of the deceased children were staying with their parents in Bunagana town council while others were from the Nyakabande refugee transit center.
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