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14:55
14:55

Fresh Mudslides Leave Nine Dead in Kasese 1

The affected areas are in several sub-counties including Kyondo, Nyakabingo, Kyalhumba, Muhokya, and Kilembe Sub-counties.
11:53
11:53

Mahango Sub County Residents in Panic After Destructive Mudslide Mudslides

The deceased; Edmond Bwamblae, 30, his wife Felesi Mbabu 23 and the couple’s one-year-old baby were buried in debris after their house was swept away.
07:36
07:36

UNMA to Install Automatic Weather Station in Rwenzori authority 1

Currently, the Rwenzori sub-region has only five automatic weather detector machines out of the 211 spread nationwide. The rain gauge was procured with funding from the European Union Humanitarian Aid.
19:43
19:43

WWF Boosts River Nyamwamba Restoration Efforts 3 3

More than 30 billion shillings have been invested in these projects.
10:10
10:10

Heavy Rains Destroy Temporary Shelters for IDPs in Kasese Muhokya IDP camp 1

Rehema Aryema, the camp Chairperson said life is unbearable after more than 20 makeshift structures accommodating families were destroyed by the storm
07:53
07:53

Kasese Community in Fear Following Attack by Suspected ADF Rebels 3 1

Moses Tsutsu , the LC III chairperson of Isango sub-county says the community that does business and farming across the border has abandoned its work fearing that the suspected rebels could waylay them.
08:07
08:07

Motorcycle Rider Dies in an Accident 1

David Amanya Mukanyeki was riding a motorcycle registration number UFW 388 N TVS coming from Fort Portal heading to Kasese when he rammed into a parked Mercedes ML registration number UAP 780L and died on the spot.
08:59
08:59

Kasese Community Ask for Desilting of R. Nyamugasani 2

The Nyamugasani River, fed by the melting glaciers from the Rwenzori Mountains, flows into Lake Edward. Along with other major rivers like Mubuku and Nyamwamba, Nyamugasani has consistently posed challenges to the local communities in Kasese when it floods.
11:09
11:09

Serena Hotel Employee Drowns in R. Nyamugasani 1

Nelson Tumushime, the Rwenzori East Police spokesperson, confirmed that the body has been handed over to the family for a dignified burial.
08:59
08:59

Heavy Rains Destroy Houses in Kahendero 1 2

Alube Juma, the local council one Chairperson for the area, confirmed that the intense rainfall, along with gusty winds last night, resulted in the collapse of several houses. Roofs were blown off, and an unspecified number of domestic animals and birds lost their lives.
11:22
11:22

Drought Hits Kasese Cattle Keepers 2

The severe drought has also seen a drop in milk production and subsequent increase in price with a litre increasing from 2,000 Shillings a month ago to between 2,400 and 2,800 Shillings across the district
10:31
10:31

Kasese Displaced Person Receive Relief Items displaced persons 1

Denis Olak Ongaya, the project manager at Malteser International, emphasized that the aim of the donation was to support households and individuals affected by the floods.
11:11
11:11

Kasese Coffee Farmers Receive Generators to Boost Value Addition 1 6

These generators will power the coffee processing plants, enabling them to carry out on-site processing. The NRDI, established by the ministry last year, focuses on implementing restoration activities in the river's upstream areas.
15:48
15:48

Minister Commits to Support Wildlife Research Training ministry of tourism 1 6

The state minister of Tourism, Martin Mugara Bahinduka said development of tourism sector and conservation of nature can only happen if there is commitment to conduct research to inform policy formulation, planning and management.
09:39
09:39

Three Kilembe Mines Staff Rescued From River Nyamwamba 1

On Thursday, the river burst its banks following heavy rains in the district, displacing hundreds of people.
08:34
08:34

Gov't Commits to Involving Local Leaders, Community in Addressing River Nyamwamba Flooding R. Nyamwamba 1 3

This comes after residents and leaders in the area expressed their frustration, accusing the government and its partners of not involving them in the development and implementation of flood mitigation measures.
17:36
17:36

Find Solutions for Flooding in Indigenous Knowledge -Geologist R. Nyamwamba 3 1

The president of Uganda Geological Associations argues that government need to value the indigenous knowledge while making flood risk management strategies.
14:28
14:28

KaseseMan Mauled To Death By Hippo UWA

T LC 1 Chairperson said that they were alerted by the alarm made by the victim but by the time residents mobilized themselves to repulse the animal, he had already died.
09:32
09:32

Two Boys Rescued From R. Nyamwamba 1 3

The boys found themselves stuck on a piece of land in the middle of the river for nearly three hours on Wednesday evening due to flooding.
12:14
12:14

Gov't Asked to Expedite Process of Revamping Kilembe Copper Mines Kasese residents 2 4

Vice President Jesca Alupo told leaders in Kasese district last year, that the government had released 4.2 billion Shillings for revamping the dormant Kilembe Mines Limited.
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