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12:10
12:10

Residents Protest Deployment in Bugoma Forest Reserve 4 1

According to the residents, the heavy deployment is scaring them since they are now being denied access to the forest reserve. They say no one is currently allowed to step even at the entrance of the forest reserve since Wednesday this week
14:28
14:28

12 More People Test Positive for COVID-19 in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement 2

Richard Tabaro, the Kikuube Resident District Commissioner-RDC, says the twelve new Covid19 cases are part of the 98 people whose COVID-19 test results were released by the Health Ministry on Wednesday.
15:03
15:03

COVID-19: Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Area Put Under Total Lockdown COVID-19 Task force 2 1

The decision to announce the total lockdown was reached at during the Regional COVID-19 Taskforce meeting held at the Kikuube district headquarters today.
18:19
18:19

8 More COVID-19 Cases Recorded in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Refugees 1

Up 10 124 people were quarantined at Kasonga Youth Development Centre in Kikuube district after the death of the Congolese refugee and, According to Kikuube Resident District Commissioner Richard Tabaro, the confirmed cases are also contacts of the same DRC national.
17:03
17:03

10 More People Test Positive for COVID-19 in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement settlement area 1 1

Dr Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Kikuube District Health Officer–DHO, says the confirmed cases are contacts of the Congolese national who succumbed to the pandemic on August 8, 2020, in the settlement.
13:19
13:19

Nine Contacts of Congolese Refugee Covid-19 Victim Quarantined COVID-19 suspects 2

The suspects include three health workers of Maratatu Health Center III who attended to the patient when he was admitted at the facility and six family members of the deceased.
12:20
12:20

Tension As Congolese Refugee Succumbs to COVID-19 in Kyangwali Settlement death 2 Top story

According to Dr. Kwikiriza, the deceased’s was transferred to Hoima Regional Referral Hospital Covid-19 Treatment Unit on August 7, 2020 when his condition deteriorated. He says samples were picked from the deceased and taken to Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe on August 8, 2020 for testing.
14:20
14:20

Over 500 Families Homeless As Closure of Illegal Landing Sites Resumes Lake Albert 3 3 Top story

According to Udota, he resisted the eviction orders prompting the soldiers to demolish his house. He has now pitched camp under a tree at the neighboring Bugoma landing site.
11:27
11:27

Oil Roads Boosting Roadside Markets in Bunyoro critical oil roads 4 1

The key roads under construction include Masindi-Kigumba-Hoima-Kabwoya (135 Km), Kyenjojo-Hoima-Masindi-Kigumba (238 Km) and Hoima-Wanseko (111 Km). The other is the 92km Hoima- Kaiso-Tonya road that was completed in 2014, as part of several infrastructural developments projects undertaken in the Albertine Region in preparation for oil production.
14:52
14:52

Police Investigates Brutal Murder in Major General Kyaligonza’s Farm Body 3 1

The deceased’s body was found by residents lying in a pool of blood on Kyaligonza’s in Kitindura village in Ruhunga parish Buhimba Sub County on Sunday evening.
16:49
16:49

Severe Water Scarcity Hits Kikuube District shortage 5

The entire village of over 3,000 people now fetches water from a pond located five kilometres away, yet it is also shared by wild animals especially baboons and monkeys.
18:09
18:09

Marine Police Suspends Search for L. Albert Boat Accident Victims Lake Albert 1 1

The accident occurred when a boat carrying 18 passengers capsized near Ususa Landing Site in Kabwoya sub-county, Kikuube district. The boat was sailing to Sebigoro Landing Site.
11:31
11:31

Minister Nabbanja Wants Fishing Activities Halted on Lake Albert 1 1

Authorities in Kikuube and Hoima districts had already announced a suspension of fishing activities, in line with the nationwide lockdown announced by President Yoweri Museveni, as a measure to control person to person interactions and close possible loopholes in the management of the disease.
10:59
10:59

Uganda Lost 213 Boat Engines to Congolese Thugs since 2016 - UPDF Lake Albert 2 1

The Engines were robbed and taken to either Tchomia or Kasenyi landing sites in Bunia district Ituri province situated in the Eastern part of the Democratic republic of Congo.
07:46
07:46

Uganda Hands Over Bodies of Suspected Congolese Militiamen Lake Albert 1 2

The two; Opio Ozelle and Singa Kowe were killed in a fire exchange with Uganda Peoples Defense Forces -UPDF soldiers on April 9, 2020, after they were found robbing Ugandan fishermen. Five others were also arrested by the UPDF while on the lake.
18:13
18:13

Three Bodies Retrieved from Lake Albert boat accident 2 1

The bodies were of 56-year-old Piwegi Abyola, 27-year-old Ajaru Owonda and one only identified as Juma all residents of Ususa landing site in Kyangwali sub-county Kikuube district.
16:09
16:09

Lake Albert Boat Accident Kills Eight People 1

The boat was sailing from Kyenyanja landing site in Kabwoya sub-county to Kyakapere landing site in Kyangwali sub-county. Onboard were some of the people forcefully evicted by Uganda peoples Defence forces-UPDF soldiers from Kyenyanja landing site which is said to be one of the illegal landing sites in the area.
17:03
17:03

Another Fisherman Killed in Lake Albert fishing 1 Top story

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday afternoon that the deceased was fishing with his colleague, John Kyaligonza where a hippo attacked their boat causing it to overturn and capsize.
11:17
11:17

Security Accused of Aiding Illegal Entry of DRC Nationals in Uganda bribery 3 1

Teams comprising Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers and Uganda Police Force were recently deployed to guard the closed Border along the shores of Lake Albert, in line with measures taken by the Ugandan government to control the spread of Coronavirus Disease COVID-19. The Country has so far recorded 55 cases of Coronavirus Disease.
15:13
15:13

Two Siblings in Trouble For Hacking their Father to Death Police 1

It is alleged that the two siblings ganged up and hacked their father Aron Balikeka with a machete to death on Tuesday night for allegedly failing to allocate them family land.
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