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07:24
07:24

Kyotera Land Saga: Police Halts Eviction of 35 Households 5

Mary Nabukenya and Florence Nakaaki, two of those affected claim that Kibi disposed of the land during the COVID19 lockdown when the government through the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development halted all kinds of land transactions.
17:27
17:27

Speaker Hospitalised after being Stung by Bees 1 1

Speaker Lubinga's situation was dangerously complicated because, being a Person With Disability, he could not run for his life and so he only yelled for help.
11:18
11:18

Jilted Man Cuts Own Throat 2

Mukisa says that she left her marital home about two weeks ago and opted to stay with her parents because of Mulindwa’s attacks and threats to kill her.
19:07
19:07

Kyotera Employer Castrates Worker over Vanilla Theft 1

Ronald Mayanja, now in critical condition, was accused of stealing vanilla beans belonging to his boss Joseph Katamba.
19:14
19:14

Body of Kyotera Man Believed to Have Been Killed by his Brothers to be Exhumed 1

His two brothers Steven Katunkane, 35, and Moses Kakakumu 29, reportedly waylaid him in the bush where he had gone to check on his cows, and killed him.
11:06
11:06

Mob Lynches Two Brothers in Kyotera for Killing Herdsman 3

The deceased identified as Steven Katukame and Moses Kakamu were beaten with clubs and stoned to death for killing George Lobero, a headsman whom they accused of practising witchcraft. It is said that Lobero mysteriously disappeared on Monday from a grazing field.
10:03
10:03

Relatives of Abducted Kyotera People Demand Their Release 2

The residents of Kyotera accuse security agencies of abducting their relatives, husbands and colleagues on 8th January 2021 and since then they are being held in unknown places.
10:45
10:45

Kyotera Court Remands 26 NUP, DP Supporters Over Electoral Violence Election Violence 1 1 Top story

Robert Muyimbwa, the Kyotera DP spokesperson, says they will do whatever it takes to ensure that the suspects get bail and justice at the same time.
14:56
14:56

28 Suspects Arrested in Masaka, Rakai, Lwengo 2 1

According to Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson Muhammad Nsubuga, the suspects were arrested over the last five days. Some directly attacked their opponents while others destroyed election materials and participated in a post-election protests.
16:40
16:40

Panic As Over 20 NUP, DP Campaign Agents, Supporters In Kyotera Go Missing 9 1

Charles Kirumira Lwanga, the Kyotera County NUP Parliamentary candidate, says their members were picked up by armed operatives in uniform and some in plain-clothes who were travelling in two numberless Toyota Hiace Drone-vans took them to an unknown location.
11:22
11:22

Kyotera Residents Accuse Security of Abducting People Ahead of Polls 2

Andrew Kagwa one of the neighbors to Kiwanuka says that people that took away Kiwanuka could have broken into his house because they found everything at his home was broken and messed up.
12:45
12:45

Kasensero Fishermen Call For Harmonisation Of Cross-border Fishing On Lake Victoria 1 4 Top story

Joseph Kimera Ssuuna, one of the affected fishermen, says about 20 fishermen are attacked and some killed each month. He says it is through regular harmonization meetings that such practices can reduce.
08:44
08:44

Kyotera Mother, Two Sons Electrocuted Residents 2

Eyewitnesses say Lwanga climbed a jack-fruit tree to access the power-line as usual but he accidentally tapped the wire where hang clothes. No sooner had Lwanga reached the ground than their fate unfolded. First, his young brother touched the bare wire and got electrocuted.
10:18
10:18

60 Arrested in Kyotera District over Protests Army 2 2

They were arrested on Thursday from different parts of the town council while demanding for the release of National Unity Platform-NUP party presidential Candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi.
06:58
06:58

UPDF Establishes 305th Battalion At Sango Bay Ahead Of Elections district leaders 2

According to Brig. Gen. Flavior Byekwaso, the Army spokesperson, the brigade is simply meant to beef up security in Kyotera especially Mutukula, Rakai and parts of Isingiro districts which share a borderline with Tanzania.
15:42
15:42

COVID-19: People Using Porous Borders To Avoid Expensive Tests - Magara 1 4

According to Peter Magara, the Mutukula Immigration Officer, the majority returning to Uganda are complaining about the exorbitant fees.
11:49
11:49

Kyotera Residents Aid Illegal Entry of Tanzanians Nationals local leaders 2 1 Top story

According to Matovu, the practice is common in Kabira and Nabigasa Sub-counties as well as Kakuuto County. He says Tanzanians sneak into the country through the porous border points with the help of area residents.
15:04
15:04

Search for Kyotera Fisherman’s Body Intensifies fishermen 2

The group had gone fishing in the deeper waters of the lake when pirates stormed the area from neighbouring Tanzania and hacked them. They looted their properties including a boat engine, three floating jackets, a jerry can of petrol, and fish before they sailed off on a speed boat.
16:24
16:24

Farmers in Kyotera Demand Heightened Security to Curb Vanilla Thefts 1 1

Dozens of vanilla farmers in the sub-counties of Kasasa, Kakuuto, Nabisaga and Kabira are decrying the high rate at which they are losing farm yields to thieves who raid their plantations at night.
19:53
19:53

Fire Department Cautions Against Use of Mosquito Nets in School Dormitories 4 1

Eli Walusimbi, the Community Liaison’s Officer in the Police-Fire Prevention and Rescue Services department says that investigations into the fires that have occurred in the different parts of the country have largely highlighted that mosquito nets intensified the fire and damage.
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