According to records from the probation office, more than 7,000 underage girls have been impregnated in the six districts of the Kigezi region during the COVID-19 lockdown. Kanungu has registered 1,401 cases, 71 in Rukiga, 2,628 in Kabale, 76 in Kisoro and 1,159 in Rubanda.
Allan Muhwezi, another victim says that poverty is lurking at their doors because, without food, development becomes difficult and hard. According to Muhwezi, the hailstorm seriously affected his 4-acre coffee plantation.
In a letter released on Tuesday and signed by the Church of Uganda Provincial Secretary Rev. Canon William Ongeng and addressed to Rt. Rev. Tugume, the caretaker Bishop is required to constitute the diocese synod. The synod will elect other relevant committees including the Diocesan Nominations committee.
The illegal fishing gear was destroyed by marine forces led by John Ngoy, Commander of the 33rd Naval Group on Lake Edward and Eco-guards from the Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature-CICN.
Byamukama, who is locked up at Rukungiri police station, lost his gun registration number MACK4/UG/POL/1387/104641 to thugs while on duty at Rubabo Savings and Credit Co-operatives (SACCO) Nyakisheinyi branch in Mukirangyira Trading centre in Nyakishenyi sub-county on Saturday night.
Tugumisirize reportedly developed a quarrel with his wife Ruth Owakubariho, which resulted in a fight. Tugumisirize assaulted Owakubariho with a hoe leaving her unconscious. He fled into hiding in Queen Elizabeth national park after realizing that Owakubariho was bleeding profusely.
According to Jean-Paul Ngahangondi, the member of parliament for the territory of Beni in North Kivu province the latest incident occurred early this month when UPDF marines allegedly crossed into Congo at Kyiavinyonge landing site in Beni territory and seized four canoes with four outboard motor engines and arrested 12 fishermen.
According to Noe Mbusa Kavasya, a fisherman, the KyavinyongeI individual Fishermen's Association, the fishermen whom he did not reveal their identities for security reasons were arrested by heavily armed security operatives donning Ugandan marines’ army uniform.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson identifies the accident vehicles Toyota Hiace Ambulance Reg. No. UAX 413Z and police patrol number UP 5487 attached to Rukungiri Police station. Maate describes the accident as a minor head-on collision.
The official documents from the Ministry accessed by our reporter orders the Chief Administrative and District Health Officers to take charge of the new Toyota Land Cruiser ambulance registration number UG 6825M.
Rt. Rev.Goerge Bagamuhunda, Bishop of the neighboring Kigezi Diocese in Greater Kabale where North Kigezi Diocese (in Rukungiri) was curved from described the death of Bishop Magezi as disheartening to the clergy fraternity.
Tumuramye says that he has already identified about 15 infected plants in his garden that have already turned black. He says that unless Agriculture officials rush to their rescue, banana farming will drop completely and affect the survival of several families.