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15:56
15:56

Six Arrested For Illegally Settling in Muhokya IDP Camp Muhokya camp 4

The Kasese Resident District Commission Lt. Joe Walusimbi says the evaluation exercise also established that more than 100 people are unknown to the camp leadership.
11:38
11:38

Bundibugyo RDC Refutes Reported Influx of Congolese Refugees Into the District 6 1 Top story

Asiimwe Banji has denied the reported influx of the refugees, saying that they are aware of people with relatives in DRC who have habitually aided them to enter the district through Rwamabale in Ntoroko District.
07:33
07:33

Eight UPDF Soldiers Injured in Bundibugyo Accident updf officers

The accident occurred when a numberless armoured UPDF vehicle alias Nyoka lost control and overturned at Dumba cell in Bundibugyo town council along Fort Portal-Bundibugyo road.
17:42
17:42

Bundibugyo Leader's Ask Government To Resolve Row Over Hoisting of OBB Flag 5 2

After attaining office in May, Tibakunirwa committed to diligently work with OBB and immediately ordered the hoisting of the flag at the district headquarters.
21:21
21:21

Former Bukonzo East MP Yokasi Bihande Arrested 1 2

According to the Bundibugyo DPC Taban Swaibu points out that security forces did not expect the former legislator from Kasese to be in the district for political reasons.
16:17
16:17

Gunfire in Bundibugyo as Police Battles NRM Suppporters NRM polls 1 2

The locals who had participated in the NRM primary elections were demanding to get all sub-county results from the presiding officers to enable them to understand the results between the Bughendera county incumbent Christopher Kibanzanga and his rival Acrobert Kiiza Moses.
16:56
16:56

Security Personnel in Kasese, Bundibugyo Ban Travel Permits Issued by LCs travel documents 2

Capt. Edwin Mawanda, the UPDF spokesperson Mountain Division says the joint force has resolved to ban the travel permits from local leaders after observing misuse of the clearances.
17:49
17:49

UPDF Soldier Shoots Dead Bundibugyo Resident 1 1

Capt. Edwin Mawanda the UPDF spokesperson Mountain Division has confirmed the incident, saying they have commenced investigations on what could have prompted the shooting.
17:08
17:08

Vanilla Farmers Want Curfew Until Harvesting Period 4 2 Top story

The farmers usually harvest the highly prized crop between June and July. A Kilogram of fresh vanilla fibre costs more than Shillings 200,000 on the market. Middlemen buy a kilogram at around 160,000 Shillings while established companies can buy it at as much as 200,000 Shillings per kilogram.
12:31
12:31

14 Arrested For Ploting to Attack Security Installations in Bundibugyo Attacks

The suspects were picked up from a shrine on Saturday evening. They were reportedly found in possession of 70 machetes, 40 knives and a map of the proposed Yiira Republic among other items. The suspects are currently locked up at Kanyamwirima army barracks in Bundibugyo district.
17:27
17:27

Robbers Shoot Dead Their Own in Bundibugyo 1 1 Top story

Taban explains that from the information he has so far gathered, the incident happened around 3am on Tuesday morning when armed robbers attacked the home of Elishia Murosha in Bakuluye village while he attending a vigil for his departed village mate.
07:21
07:21

Communities Turn Away Congolese Refugees unhcr 2

Sam Mbahimba, a refugee from Kamango Village, says that he will return to his home when he is guaranteed security by UPDF and Congolese army. He explains that for the past four days, he has struggled to feed his family of five children.
18:27
18:27

Bundibugyo Elders Move to Stop Split of Cultural Institution rwenzururu movement

Last month, a rift emerged after members of the Babandi Clan, one of the 25 clans in Bwamba threatened to establish a rival cultural institution. They accused Lt. Col. Martin Kamya, the Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba OBB cultural leader of marginalising the clan members and the family of the late Peter Mupalya. Mupalya, who died in 2014 is among the Rwenzururu Movement Freedom fighters who alongside the late Yeremiya Kawamara and Isaya Mukirania walked out of the Tooro Kingdom Parliament in March 1962 protesting marginalisation by the Batooro. Mupalya is from the Babandi clan.
07:23
07:23

Government to Compensate Bundibugyo Families compensation 1 2 Top story

President Museveni told the residents that the army will be deployed in the mountains to protect the communities from further attacks. He also warned the local leaders to stop inciting the communities to engage in criminal activities.
17:34
17:34

Eight Killed in Fresh Bundibugyo Clashes lydia tumushabe 1 Top story

Five of the dead are from the Bamba community, the remaining are Bakonzo. Lydia Tumushabe, the Rwenzori Regional Police spokesperson, says the Bakonzo attacked the Bamba forcing them to retaliate.
10:54
10:54

Secret Police Operations Spark Fear in Bundibugyo amnesty Top story

People who were granted amnesty after surrendering to the police in the aftermath of the July 5, 2014 attacks in Bundibugyo district are living in fear of being arrested by the security agencies as unannounced operations are mounted in the area.
13:07
13:07

Freed Suspects Flee Homes For Fear Of Reprisal Attacks bamba

On Monday night, unidentified people attacked the home of one of the suspects and threatened members of his family.
18:22
18:22

Rwenzori Attacks: Court Martial Frees 126 Suspects 1 Top story

The suspects have since July been on remand at Katojo Government Prison in Fort Portal.
07:42
07:42

Rwenzori Attacks: Suspects Overwhelm Court Martial

Court spent most of the time, verifying the details of the suspects such as their exact names, age, their occupation and places of residence.
17:28
17:28

4000 Flee Homes After Bundibugyo Attacks uganda red cross 1 2

More than 4,000 people have fled their homes following attacks in Bundibugyo and Kasese districts over the weekend in which at least 75 people were killed. The internally displaced persons (IDPs) have sought refuge at Bubukwanga transit centre.
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