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11:35
11:35

Delayed Funding Affecting Completion of Kasese Industrial Park OWC 3 4

Construction of the park which was supposed to have been completed this month has been hindered by the irregular release of money by the government.
16:49
16:49

Kasese Christians Urged to Remain Strong Amidst Challenges 1

The call was made during the annual Martyrs Day Celebrations in the District which were led by Rev. Fr Joseph Mbusa, the Secretary of Education in Kasese Diocese.
15:59
15:59

IRCU Asks Governments to Conduct Geology Study on Kasese Rivers 1 3

The Church of Uganda Archbishop, the Most Reverend Steven Kazimba Mugalu, says the study will facilitate well planned construction of infrastructure to avoid future disasters.
12:18
12:18

Kasese Residents Build Temporary Bridge to Ease Distribution of Relief Supplies flood victims 2 2

Boniface Thembo, a resident says that through community work, they decided to put poles across the river so that residents can access their gardens and businesses across the two sub-counties.
12:01
12:01

Body of UPDF Officer Killed in Kasese Floods Recovered 2 2

Captain Fredrick Sonko the 222 mountain brigade spokesperson told URN reporter on Thursday that the body was recovered at Kamukumbi, adding that it has since been transported to Bwera General hospital for a postmortem.
17:08
17:08

Pregnant Woman's Body Picked from Trench

Yusuf Ndema, the Kighuthu Village LC I Chairperson, says that he received information about the deceased’s death around 11am on Thursday morning and immediately notified police.
10:46
10:46

Coffee Farmers Struggle to Transport Produce to Factories 4 1

Eric Katengo, a coffee farmer in Kalingwe, Kisinga Sub County, says both the curfew and ban on carrying passengers has affected the quality and volume of coffee they supply. He says buyers who use private means have seemingly halted business.
18:07
18:07

Floods Kill Eight People in Kasese 2 4

They were swept away after river Lhubiriha in Bwera and its major tributary River Kabira in Kiyondo sub county burst their banks Thursday morning.
15:31
15:31

LOP, Opposition MPs Locked Up in Hotel museveni 1 5

Ochan and team were locked up Sandton Hotel where they had spent a night ahead of their planned visits to the flood victims Internally Displaced camps in the District today.
12:37
12:37

Kasese Leaders Want Geological Study Carried out on Rwenzori Mountain Rwenzori Mountains 3 3

Samuel Ssenku Kimuli, the Kasese District Deputy Chief Administrative Officer says there is need to do some research on top of the mountain to establish why only the eight rivers that originate from the top of the mountain flood at the same time.
16:35
16:35

Police Contributes UGX 5m Towards Funeral of LC III Chairperson directive 3 3

During the funeral, the Bwera Division Police Commander, Sadat Sabila told mourners that the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola had directed the force to contribute Shillings 5 million towards the burial expenses as investigations into the matter are ongoing.
11:11
11:11

Relocation of Kilembe Hospital Stirs Anger 5 4

Following the double flash floods that hit Kasese District early this month sweeping away infrastructure and most of the equipment’s of Kilembe Mines Hospital, the Kasese Catholic Diocese resolved to temporarily shift the facility to Kasese Town.
23:59
23:59

13 Contacts of a COVID-19 Truck Driver Quarantined in Kasese 1 2

On Monday a team of health officials and police trailed the suspects that could have been in contact with the driver. Subsequently 13 people including mechanics, the lodge employees and other occupants have been picked and quarantined at Bwera Government Hospital.
23:18
23:18

Police Patrol Vehicle Knocks Dead Sub County Chairperson in Kasese 1

The accident happened Monday at katoho trading Centre about 5 km away from mpondwe when the police vehicle rammed into Agaba while he was riding on motorcycle.
12:04
12:04

Kasese Floods Response Enriched with Personnel, Eight Ambulances ministry of health 2 5

The 34 personnel team will support the district in rescue missions, offer emergency response training, capacity building, evacuation and render medical support. The organisation also supported the district with a donation of eight ambulances.
16:32
16:32

Uganda Red Cross Society Supports Kasese Flood Victims OPM 4 3

Kasese district has been hardest hit by recent floods in the region that has left over 120,000 persons displaced and properties destroyed.
12:38
12:38

Kasese Environment Officer Wants Gov’t to Stop Unregulated Irrigation flooding 2 2

The demand comes a few days after floods devastated parts of Kasese district when major rivers from Mount Rwenzori burst their banks, sweeping away houses and key infrastructure in the region. Although most of the damage was caused by the effect from River Nyamwamba, there was significant havoc from River Nyamugasana, Mubuku and Lhubiriha.
07:53
07:53

Religious Leaders in Kasese Drum for Relief Aid to Vulnerable People Bishop 1 4

Residents from various places have increasingly been storming the offices of the Resident District Commissioner demanding for relief since the extension of the lockdown a week ago. The situation was worsened when rivers in Kasese and other parts of the Rwenzori region burst their banks throwing thousands of families into uncertainty.
23:37
23:37

Second Wave of Floods Ruins Two Villages in Kasese kasese floods 4 4

The two villages of Kanyaruboga and Bulembia in Kilembe have are in ruins with buildings carried away by floods. The land is now filled with heavy boulders.
14:49
14:49

OPM Sends Relief Supplies to Kasese Flood Victims IDPs 2 4

More than 120,000 people mainly from Karusandara sub-county and Bulembia-Kilembe Division were displaced and their crop gardens washed away when River Nyamwamba burst its banks on Thursday Morning. Additional havoc was caused by overflows from River Nyamughasana, Mubuku, and Lhubiriha.
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