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09:25
09:25

Two Suspected ADF Rebels Arrested In Kisoro 2 1 Top story

According to Captain Peter Mugisha, Kisoro Resident District Commissioner, the suspects were arrested during a security search on all Congolese refugees still camping at Nyakabande refugees transit center, following intelligence information the rebels are disguising to be refugees.
17:29
17:29

Burundian Soldier Intercepted with Two Guns in Kisoro 2 1

The suspect, identified as Hussein Mbabazi Turinayezu, a resident of Munengwe village in Kibitoki county, Burundi, was arrested on Wednesday while attempting to board a Bismirkan bus from Kisoro, an area that shares a boundary with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Rwanda in South-Western Uganda
10:25
10:25

Insecurity in Eastern DRC Could Disrupt Road Works-Minister Baryomunsi Rutshuru territory 2 2

The Minister for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and National Guidance, Chris Baryomunsi explains that the recent attacks may cause disruptions to the progress of the road works.
18:43
18:43

Rutshuru Attack: 960 DRC Nationals Still Camping in Kisoro Rutshuru territory 1 2

There was heavy fighting in the villages of Chanzu and Runyoni in Rutshuru, about 25 kilometres from the border with Uganda forcing thousands of Congolese nationals in the affected area to flee into Uganda through Bunagana and other porous borders in Kisoro district.
15:12
15:12

Congolese Refugees Head Home As Calm Returns in Rutshuru 2 3

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson says that some Congolese have started crossing back to their country. According to Maate, the Congolese crossed back to their country, after Congolese security officials in Rutshuru, announced that the army had recaptured Chanzu and Runyoni last night.
09:02
09:02

Tension as More Congolese Refugees Flow into Uganda 2 4

Elly Maate, police spokesperson for Kigezi region says that by 07:00 PM on Monday evening, more Congolese nationals were still crossing. He also admits that though everything is under control, the security situation at the border is very tense.
14:39
14:39

Thousands Flee to Kisoro as DRC Army Battles Rebels in North Kivu 2 2

He says that they have been told that the fighting started last night with a rebel group they suspect to be M23. Sounds of gunfire can be heard about five kilometres inside DRC, an indication that fighting is still ongoing.
17:27
17:27

Veterans in Kigezi Protest Non Payment of Gratuity 3 7

Lieutenant Colonel Charles Tebarura, the chairperson for Kabale District Guarantee Veterans Association says that out of over 200 members under the association, about 140 have not received their pension and gratuity.
12:51
12:51

Kisoro LC5 Chairman summoned to Police over assassination allegation utterances against RDC 3 2

While the Kisoro district Chairman says security officers sent by the RDC shot at him, the Kisoro District Police Commnader says the officers only dispersed rowdy drunkards who included Chairman Bizimana who were abusing curfew and violating the presidential directive on bars remaining closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
14:29
14:29

Two Ugandan Teachers Arrested in Rwanda 2 2 Top story

According to the relatives of the teachers, they were tipped by the victim’s friends in Rwanda that they were arrested and taken to an unknown destination.
07:56
07:56

Rwanda Repatriates UPDF Soldier 2 Top story

RDF soldiers on patrol intercepted Muhuba while donning a UPDF uniform and carrying a Medium Machine Gun (MMG) with 100 rounds of ammunition, a Binocular, Cell phone, and his military Identification documents.
15:23
15:23

Stubborn Man Hangs Himself in Kisoro

The deceased according to Elly Maate the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson has been identified as Emmanuel Ziragora a resident of Karambi village Gasovu parish Nyarusiza sub county in Kisoro district.
08:05
08:05

Four Arrested for Aggravated Robbery in Kisoro Robbers 2 1

According to police, the suspects raided the residence of local businessman, Jovan Sabiti Kamacence and resident of Nyaruhengeri village in Southern division in Kisoro municipality in a Toyota Wish vehicle UBG 268U on Thursday pretending to be contractors deployed to work on his house.
12:50
12:50

Man Hacks Parents, Wife, Sister-in-Law to Death in Kisoro 1 1

The suspect reportedly first cut his 26 year old wife Mariserina Mujawimana before cutting his 20 year-old-brother’s wife identified Joan Nyiramahoro and then turned the machette to his 80-year-old father before finishing off his 75-year old mother.
07:04
07:04

UPDF Soldier Wanted for Shooting Sex Worker 1

Andrew Niwagaba, who is attached to the 35th Battalion Nyakabande in Nyakabande Sub County in Kisoro district, is wanted for shooting and injuring Annet Uwimana, a commercial sex worker at one of the Pubs in Russia Village in Central Division of Kisoro municipality.
09:59
09:59

Two Guns Recovered in Kisoro gun recovered 1 2

According to the outgoing Resident District Commissioner, Hajji Shafique Ssekandi, 17 guns have been recovered since the beginning of this year.
18:04
18:04

Kisoro Police Recovers Abandoned Gun

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says police believe the rifle belongs to RPS Security Company Limited.
12:52
12:52

Heavy Deployment in Kisoro as Residents Protest Kayihura Arrest protesters 1 2 Top story

Kayihura is a son of the late John Kalekyezi popularly known as John Kale, a native of Rwanyonga in Gisoro, Nyakabande in Kisoro District. He was picked up from his home in Kasagama, Lyantonde District on Wednesday afternoon and airlifted to Mbuya Military Barracks.
07:13
07:13

UPDF Soldier held for Killing Suspected Poacher kisoro 2 1

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says they have also recovered the suspects gun number UG UPDF 564608917, which he is believed to have used to kill his victim.
10:48
10:48

Another Gun Recovered in Kisoro insecurity 2

Another gun has been recovered in Kisoro disttrict, just three days after the police found what they called a sniper rifle in the home of a 71-year-old widow.
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