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06:27
06:27

Rakai District Chairman Roughed Up by Protestors over Poor Roads Residents 4 2

Many of the roads in the area have become impassable following floods that devastated the area in recent months. They include, among others, the Lumbugu-Buyamba-Lwamaggwa road, which connects to Lyantonde district which was ruined by the floods from Lake Kijjanebarola.
15:45
15:45

Five Tanzanians Arrested for Violating COVID-19 Guidelines in Rakai Masaka RRH 1

Rakai Resident District Commissioner Charles Mubiru says that the individuals were intercepted at Kamuli village in Kibanda sub-county. At the same place, police intercepted two Burundians and a Ugandan who had crossed from Tanzania in April.
10:09
10:09

Mother Arrested in Rakai For Killing Own Newly Born Baby Uganda Police

Moses Bakokyoyiga, a district councillor representing Lwamaggwa Sub County reported to police that Kyabingondo gave birth to a baby on October 28th, but to their surprise, she threw it into a toilet on Monday.
07:29
07:29

Rakai, Kyotera Battle Increase of Malaria Cases Ministry of Health 5 1

In June, Rakai hospital registered 749 malaria cases, a number higher than the monthly average of 362 patients attended to in the normal months.
12:05
12:05

400 Face Eviction in Rakai 3 1

The affected residents are from the villages of; Kyandaaza, Kigeye and Kateerero located in Byakabanda Sub County. A Kampala based businessman Enoch Rwamirembe is threatening to evict them off the land they have occupied for decades.
18:19
18:19

Valley Dam Turns into Death Trap 2 2 Top story

Yorokamu Gakyalo, the chairperson of the area Project Management Committee, says the open dam makes communities around it susceptible to drowning.
11:41
11:41

Former Rakai District Chairperson Dead succumbs to cancer 1

Semakula, a prominent politician in the greater Masaka sub-region, served as Rakai district chairperson between to 2001 to 2011 before he was appointed Presidential Advisor on Local Government, a position he resigned in 2016 to contest for the Kakuuto County parliamentary seat.
07:39
07:39

Kooki Suspends Ground Rent Collection Citing Food Shortage kooki chiefdom 3 1

Livingstone Kintu, the Kooki Chiefdom Finance Minister, says although the suspension of the ground rent collection will affect their operations, there is nothing much they can do since most of the people cannot afford it now.
07:36
07:36

Rakai Woman MP Injured in Road Accident road accidents 1

Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, the State Minister for Finance and Micro Finance also told URN that an unidentified person called him using Kinyamatamas mobile, saying the legislator is in bad shape.
07:05
07:05

Museveni Promises to Aid Rakai Earthquake Victims nangoma residents 4 2

On Tuesday, Museveni visited the area amid growing discontent and called for calm among the earthquake victims, saying government would provide 30 Iron sheets, bricks, cement and iron bars to each of the affected families to help them rebuild their houses.
13:18
13:18

Hope Fades for Rakai Earthquake Victims over Funding cao solomon sonko 3 1

Rakai Chief Administrative Officer Solomon Sonko says the district does not have the financial capacity to respond to the emergency. Sonko, who also doubles as the Chairperson of Rakai District Disaster Committee says that the district can only do so much.
15:31
15:31

18 Refugees Stranded With Livestock In Sango Bay Camp transfers 2

Musa Ecweru, the State Minister for Disaster Preparedness, says he is not aware of the stranded refugees in Sango bay.
12:21
12:21

Last Batch of Refugees Leave Sango Bay Camp 5

Christopher Kalemba, the Kakuuto County Member of Parliament has applauded the relocation, saying it has been long overdue. According to Kalemba, the refugees had increased pressure on Kakuuto Health Center IV leading to severe shortages.
15:47
15:47

Refugee Starves to Death

Mugisha blames their suffering on the delayed relocation plan by government. On May 25th, camp authorities received information from Office of the Prime Minister OPM that the refugees were to be relocated. Through the Camp Commandant, Fred Mugamba, the refugees were told to organize their belongings and wait for trucks from the OPM to take them to Kyaka refugee camp in Kyegegwa district.
12:12
12:12

Relocation Plan Excite Refugees 2 Top story

Recently, the State Minister for Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Musa Ecweru revealed plans by government to relocate the refugees to Kyegegwa District by the end of this month. He said most of the refugees have become idle, which poses a security risk to Rakai district and the country at large.
11:07
11:07

Police Hunt for Suspect Behind Killing of Four Minors

David Ibanda, the Rakai District Criminal Investigations Officer, says they had launched investigations into the killings when they got reliable information pointing to Sserugo as the prime suspect. He says Sserugo disappeared from Kyotera before he could be picked up for interrogations.
14:38
14:38

Go Forward Cordinator Held Over Suspected Rebel Recruitment rakai 3 1

Ibin Ssenkumbi, the greater Masaka Regional Police spokesperson, says Kaheru was picked following intelligence linking him to the clandestine mobilisation and recruitment of youths in Kakuuto and Mutukula, near the Uganda-Tanzanian border.
07:52
07:52

Vigilantes Attack Rakai Crime Preventer 1

Rodney Mukasa, the Rakai District Internal Security Officer - DISO, says they are going to deal with the vigilantes in every way possible. Mukasa insists that vigilante groups are illegal and their actions are meant to incite violence.
14:45
14:45

3 Die In Rakai Road Accident

Three people have been confirmed dead while eight others were injured seriously after the taxi they were travelling in burst a tyre, veered of the road and fell in a swamp.
16:26
16:26

Kooki Chief Hospitalised kooki chiefdom 1

The Kamuswaga of Kooki chiefdom is admitted at Mulago National Referral hospital after he suffered severe hypertension attack Wednesday evening.
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