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15:09
15:09

Residents Decry Sorry State of Mugoye Sub County Roads 4 3

John Muzeeyi Kayima, the Chairperson of Mugoye Sub-county, says the five roads are in a sorry state due to reduced maintenance funds in the last two financial years.
10:26
10:26

MV Pearl To Suspend Operations For Major Engine Overhaul marine vessels 3 1

Joseph Mulindwa, the Spokes person of Kalangala Infrastructure Services Limited, says MV Pearl will however suspend its operations on Thursday, August 4 .
17:13
17:13

Another Suspect in Death of Pregnant Woman Arrested Murder

James Mugoya Nandu, the Police Community Liason Officer in Kalangala, says Bahati, who went into hiding for a week after Olivia Nantaba was killed, turned himself in at Lwabaswa Landing site village Police Post on Wednesday.
14:07
14:07

Kalangala RDC Blocks Eviction of 100 Residents in Bujumba County 4

The disputed land covers 61.256 hectares in Bujumba and Buyoga villages in Bujumba county.
16:17
16:17

Rising Fuel Prices: Kalangala Fishermen Consider Suspending Operations 3 2

Joseph Lubega, a fuel retailer, says that fishermen and boat operators spend over Shillings 150,000 on each 20-liter jerrycan up from Shillings 80,000 six months ago. Fishermen use and an average of 20 liters of petrol mixed with engine oil daily and they catch between ten to twenty kilograms of Nile Perch and Tilapia.
08:15
08:15

Man Allegedly Kills Boss' Wife Over UGX 200,000

According to Wagaba, Matovu lost his cool when Nantaba called him a muyaye, saying that "he had not worked for some time at the oil palm plantation but was demanding payment." In a fit of rage, Wagaba, says that Matovu picked a stick from the compound and hit Nantaba around the neck and other body parts. Matovu came with another casual worker who was demanding Shillings 150,000.
17:06
17:06

Police Recover Bodies of Two Lovers in Kalangala 4 2

Gerald Bwegaba, the area chairperson, says 28-year- old Aharuhundira strangled Nalubega because there were bruises on her neck and lips and also blood on her nose. Bwegaba adds that Aharuhundira thereafter hanged himself probably due to guilt because he was wearing one of Nalule's t-shirts and a wristband with the words "I can't live without you".
07:29
07:29

Islanders Welcome First Hybrid Power Project 2 5

Ronald Jaggwe, the deputy Executive Secretary for Science, Technology Innovation Research and Development, says they expect the project to be up and running within six months. He says that they expect to replicate the project in other parts of the country, which cannot be connected to the main power grid.
17:32
17:32

NRM Loses Kalangala District LCV Seat to NUP 5

NUP has won seats in four of the seven sub-counties of Kalangala including Kyamuswa, Mugoye, Bubeke and Bufumira Sub Counties.
13:43
13:43

Kalangala Hotels Maintain Price Cuts Despite Increase of Local Tourists 4

The growing number of local tourists is attributed to MV Kalangala and Entebbe Intenational Airport that resumed operations on October 1st, 2020. Service providers say few, if at all any, international tourists are visiting Kalangala.
14:33
14:33

Kalangala Voters Demand Better Roads, Hospital 6 6

They say these are the top issues politicians, including presidential, parliamentary and local government candidates, must address as they canvass for votes in the island district.
16:20
16:20

Mixed Public Reactions After Muntu Cancels Meetings in Kalangala 4

Muntu was expected to campaign in Kalangala on Monday, the same day he visited Kyotera and Rakai district. However, he postponed his planned campaign meeting in Kalangala citing transport complications. However, some residents are not sympathetic to Muntu and his campaign team.
13:14
13:14

Kalangala Residents Not Aware of Muntu's Campaign Schedule on Monday 3 3

According to Muntu's schedule for Monday, November 16th, 2020, he will campaign in Rakai, Kyotera and Kalangala. However, some of the residents who spoke to Uganda Radio Network noted that they were learning about the schedule for the first time.
15:07
15:07

Police Cordon off Local Government Offices for Kalangala Nominations 2

The nomination exercise is hosted at Kalangala District Local Government Offices Council hall and this has interrupted office work
15:02
15:02

The Gruelling Entebbe–Kalangala Road Trip in The Absence of MV Kalangala 3 6

Before the operations of MV-Kalangala were halted, travellers were spending less than 90,000 Shillings and about 5 hours from Kampala to Kalangala via Entebbe. Yet, a traveler spends less than shillings 90,000 and about 5 hours from Kampala to Kalangala via Entebbe if they use MV Kalangala, boats and canoes.
08:49
08:49

Kalangala Quarantine Center Closed Over Lack of Funds 3

Daniel Kikoola, the Kalangala Resident District Commissioner, says that by end of last month, the funds to maintain the centre had been exhausted.
20:38
20:38

Transport Glithes Delay NRM Poll Results in Kalangala

Hebert Bakiika, the NRM electoral officer in Mazinga Sub-County says that the office failed to improvise a boat to transport the results, yet still, some electoral villages voted on Saturday morning because of the delayed delivery of election materials.
16:02
16:02

Only Visitors, Tourists Wear Face Masks in Kalangala 5 5

Health experts recommend that people should wear masks in public settings especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. According to medics, the masks may help prevent people who have COVID-19 from spreading the virus to others.
13:55
13:55

Kalangala Hotels Cut Prices To Attract Local Tourists 4 2

To rejuvenate tourism in the district, some hotel managers have had to cut the costs of accommodation and other services. Kalangala district has 600 guest rooms comprising both small lodges and advanced resorts.
10:02
10:02

Kyamuswa Gets First Motor Vehicle Ambulance Ministry of Health 1 3

Nelson Kaggwa, a resident of Luwungulu landing site in Kyamuswa Sub County, says the ambulance is a huge relief since many patients on several islands have been struggling to get to Kyamuswa Health center IV for treatment.
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