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07:57
07:57

Public Pressure: Kisoro Leaders Abandon Plan to Build Market on Mayor's Gardens 1 4

Passing of the resolution created a public uproar especially by environment and tourism activists condemning the act and arguing that the resolution compromises nature and a tourism asset, and accused councilors of passing a resolution with a hidden agenda of greed to grab many of the stalls in the modern market.
12:11
12:11

Kisoro Municipal Council Resolves to Construct Sh.25BN Modern Market in Mayors Gardens 5

During the council session that was held on Friday at Virunga Hotel, Municipality Mayor, Richard Ndyana explained that the Production and Marketing Committee which sat on 16th this month resolved to have the market constructed at the Mayor's gardens because the land is enough and strategic.
11:29
11:29

Kisoro District Khadi interdicted 1 2

Ngenda was interdicted on Friday afternoon during a meeting that was held at Virunga Hotel in Kisoro Municipality, chaired by Ankole- Kigezi regional Khadi, Sheikh Abdallah Katamba.
07:57
07:57

Former Kisoro LCV Chairman Drops Election Petition Against Rival 4 4 Top story

On August 26th, 2021, Mutabazi applied to the high court withdrawing the application, which was granted by the Kabale High Court Assistant Registrar, Julius Chaka Borore on Monday.
16:06
16:06

Ray of Hope as President Issues New Orders on Construction of John Kale Institute 3

President Museveni promised in 2017, to construct the Institute in memory of the late John Muhima Kalekezi, the father of the former Inspector-General of Police Edward Kale Kahiyura for his role in instilling the spirit of Pan-Africanism amongst Ugandans. In the same year, the President laid a foundation stone for the construction of the institute on 168-acres’ of land at Rwivovo village in Nyakabande sub-county.
06:53
06:53

Kisoro Confirms Swine Fever Outbreak african swine fever 4 1

Hebert Bubasha, the Kisoro District Veterinary Officer, says that the disease has so far been confirmed Murora, Kanaba, Kirundo and Bukimbiri sub-counties. He told URN on Tuesday night that the disease was first noticed by farmers in Murora sub-county about two weeks ago before it spread to Kanaba, Kirundo and Bukimbiri sub-counties.
15:40
15:40

Kisoro District Councillors Demand Share of COVID-19 Response Fund 1 6

The government last month gave 305.2 million Shillings to the district to help in the fight against the pandemic. According to Kisoro Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Ritah Byiringiro, the task force has resolved to distribute 155.2 million Shillings of this money for payment of village Health Teams across 388 villages.
15:01
15:01

New Town Council in Kisoro Lacking Office Space 3

Currently, the Assistant town clerk, LCIII chairman of Chahafi town council are still sharing the same office room with the Chairman LCIII of Murora sub-county. He says that the lack of offices has caused congestion and disruptions.
09:11
09:11

Kisoro District Acquires Land for Industrial Park 1 3

The council’s decision follows a pledge made by President Museveni in January during the presidential campaigns. Museveni told the leaders to identify land where the park will be established.
16:19
16:19

Chaos As Councilors Reject Nominee for Kisoro LC V Vice Chairperson Seat Again 4 3

A section of councilors led by James Agaba, the representative of the Southern division and the elderly male councilor, Phillip Ntakyotugyira, said there is no way they would approve Nambajimana because his Primary Leaving Examination certificate bears the name of Nambajimana Alex B, Ordinary Level certificate bears Nambajimana B. Alex and Tertiary Institution and University certificate bears Nambajimana B. Alex.
07:57
07:57

Three Markets in Kisoro Closed Over Failure to Observe SOPs 1 Top story

Captain Peter Mugisha, the Kisoro Resident District Commissioner who also chairs the District COVID-19 Task Force told URN on Monday evening that the decision to close the markets was reached in their meeting early in the day.
07:56
07:56

Rwanda Repatriates UPDF Soldier 2 Top story

RDF soldiers on patrol intercepted Muhuba while donning a UPDF uniform and carrying a Medium Machine Gun (MMG) with 100 rounds of ammunition, a Binocular, Cell phone, and his military Identification documents.
19:18
19:18

Private Security Guard in Kisoro Cut To Death, Gun Taken 1

Elly Maate, Police spokesperson for the Kigezi region confirms the incident saying that after killing him, yet to be identified assailants made off with the rifle. Maate says that police visited the scene but only managed to recover the machete as an exhibit that assailants used to cut him.
09:40
09:40

Volcanic Eruption: 2 Burnt to Death by Lava, 13 Killed in Stampede Mount Nyiragongo

DRC minister says 17 villages were affected by the lava flow destroying homes and infrastructure in its path. The affected villages include Buhene, Katoyi, Butare, and Majengo.
10:25
10:25

Kisoro Residents in Panic as they Pray for Relatives Living near Mt. Nyiragongo Mount Nyiragongo 1

Located in the Virunga National Park about 20 kilometres north of the town of Goma and Lake Kivu and about 46 kilometres away from the Uganda-DRC border of Bunagana in Kisoro district, Mount Nyiragongo erupted on Saturday evening forcing thousands of residents to flee, a majority of them to Rwanda.
14:09
14:09

Move to Auction Public Land to Fund Budget Stirs Concern in Kisoro 8 1

Last week, the Municipal Council, led by speaker Susan Rwaretse agreed to sell an acre of land located next to Seseme Sewerage Treatment Plant in Kamonyi village, Northern Ward in order to raise money to fund the 48 billion Shillings budget which they approved.
09:14
09:14

10 Teachers Held, Four Schools Closed for Violating COVID-19 Guidelines in Kisoro

The closed schools include St Lawrence Pre and Primary School in Nyakinama sub-county, Blessed Future Primary School, Victorious Pre and Primary School in Nyarubuye sub-county and Bunagana Pride Pre and Primary School in Bunagana Town Council.
07:30
07:30

77 Poachers Surrender in Kisoro 2 4 Top story

On Wednesday evening, the group handed over their poaching tools including spears and arrows to Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA officials at Nkuringo community conservation in Nkuringo town council. Speaking at the handover, John Biteete Rwabatwaare and James Nbebera explained that they have been poaching in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for over 10 years.
15:23
15:23

Stubborn Man Hangs Himself in Kisoro

The deceased according to Elly Maate the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson has been identified as Emmanuel Ziragora a resident of Karambi village Gasovu parish Nyarusiza sub county in Kisoro district.
12:50
12:50

Kisoro Science Teachers Defect from UNATU to UPSTU.

Eldad Mugisha,a science teacher at Kanaba SS says that together with other Science teachers, they will give UPSU a stronger voice to make demands for their wellbeing.
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