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09:54
09:54

Bukwo Security Arrest Four Suspected Cattle Thieves 1

Police intercepted the quartet in Riwo Sub County in possession of 10 cows and an unspecified number of goats stolen from various sub-counties of Bukwo district.
17:38
17:38

Bukwo Man Accused of Impregnating 13-year-Old Cousin Flees to Kenya 1

Hashaka Mpimbaza, the Bukwo Resident District Commissioner who also heads security in the district said the security committee of the district resolved to have Mutai re-arrested on fresh charges of incest and defilement which were left out in the first charge sheet which was presented in court.
12:53
12:53

Gov’t Fails to Resettle Benet Community 8 2

In 2008, the government evicted 178 Indigenous Benet families from Mount Elgon National Park in the districts of Bukwo and Kween rendering them homeless. conditions. The court recognized the Benet as the historical and indigenous inhabitants of the forest that the government had classified a national park in 1993, underlining the need to “redress the imbalance” facing the Benet. This consent judgment is yet to be implemented by the government.
16:49
16:49

Absence of District Service Commission Frustrates Recruitment of Parish Chiefs 3

In August 2021, Busia district council approved three nominees to the district service commission and forwarded the names to the Public Service commission for confirmation. However, to date, the Public Service Commission is yet to confirm the nominees, which has affected the appointment of key district staff.
12:47
12:47

Under Staffing Affecting Operations of Kwirwot Health Center III 1 5

David Sorowon, the in charge of Kwirwot Health Centre III says the health facility serves more than five hundred patients per month. He says that due to low staffing levels especially in the antenatal care, they struggle to offer services.
09:57
09:57

Magyezi Relieves Bukwo CAO of Duty, Interdicts Four Other District Officials 1 4

The Local Government Minister, Rapheal Magyezi relieved Balaba of his duties on Tuesday and asked him to report to the ministry for further instructions.
17:03
17:03

Bukwo Sub County Chief, CDO Arrested Over Covid-19 Money 1 2

RDC Samuel Mbimbaza Hashaka confirmed the arrest of the duo and said that the duo connived with a sub accountant to embezzle the funds noting that instead paying the recommended 100,000 shillings for the LC1 chairpersons and 300,000 shillings for the VHTs, they paid less and made the beneficiaries to sign for full amount.
05:29
05:29

Senior Police Officer Stangled to Death in Bukwo District 1

The deceased is Assistant Superintendent of Police Alfred Siwa, 60, who was attached to Anti Stock Theft Unit-ASTU. He was due for retirement next month.
17:34
17:34

Chemutai's Parents Celebrate Her Victory 4 1

Chemutai on Wednesday made history when she won gold in the 3,000m steeplechase with a personal best of 9:01:45 2020, bringing home the first-ever medal by a female Ugandan Athlete in the Olympics.
19:14
19:14

Security Guard Shoots Dead Suspected Thief in Bukwo 2 1

He was shot at Chemuron Village, Nyalit Parish, Chesower Sub county by a security guard Jude Olo, attached to Knight security company. The guard was working at the China State Construction Engineering Corporation, a company working on the Kapchorwa-Suam road.
16:17
16:17

Four Die As Police, Bukwo Residents Clash Over Defilement Suspect

Fredmark Chesang, the Sipi Region Spokesperson, says the trouble started after five police officers went to Kapros to arrest unidentified defilement suspect.
11:05
11:05

UWA Ranger Shoots Dead One Person, Injure Another in Bukwo

Fredmark Chesang, the Sipi Region Police Spokesperson has regretted the incident, saying the deceased’s body has been handed over to Bukwo Health Center Iv for postmortem while his brother has been moved to Kumi Orthopedic hospital for further management.
13:48
13:48

EC Clears Nomination of Blocked Aspirant in Kongasis County 2

According to the Electoral Commission, the name on the aspirant's academic documents did not correspond with that on the National Identity Card, yet he did not present a deed poll to align the discrepancies.
12:36
12:36

Gombolola Internal Security Officer Hacked to Death

Fredmark Chesang, the Sipi Region Police Spokesperson has confirmed the incident, saying investigations into the incident are ongoing. He said both Cherista and his wife are still at large.
11:23
11:23

Desert Locusts Overwhelm Bukwo Officials 1 Top story

Brigadier Stephen Oluka, the Head of the Disaster Response Team in the Office of the Prime Minister told Uganda Radio Network that they have dispatched a team of soldiers to combat the locusts.
14:27
14:27

Bukwo DPC, OC Accused of Selling Police Land

Tom Chesol, the Bukwo Resident District Commissioner confirmed to URN the ongoing investigations to establish the circumstances, under which the police land was sold off. “We have started investigations in the matter, we want to find out how the district land board allocated someone land that already belongs to Uganda police” he said.
10:58
10:58

Stray Buffaloes Destory Crops in Bukwo UWA 3 1

Fred Muywa, the chairman LCI Loch-Kapkusawar village said that a few days ago, the Buffaloes also invaded the village and ate goats. He wants UWA to intervene in the matter to save people’s source of livelihood.
18:59
18:59

District Councilor Arrested Over Murder Of Police Officer UWA

Arapdison Malinga, the Suam Sub County district councilor was picked by police shortly after the murder of Chepukuto Wilfred a police officer attached to Anti Stock Theft Unit (ASTU)
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