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10:46
10:46

Hailstorm Wreaks Havoc in Rukungiri 1 Top story

Allan Muhwezi, another victim says that poverty is lurking at their doors because, without food, development becomes difficult and hard. According to Muhwezi, the hailstorm seriously affected his 4-acre coffee plantation.
10:08
10:08

Rukungiri PWDs, District Feud over Land Industrial park 5 1

According to the PWDs, the district went ahead and allocated them land located in Nyakagyeme sub-county as a substitute. They argue that the land is very hilly and not productive.
11:18
11:18

32 Illegal Fishing Boats Burnt on Lake Edward 2

The illegal fishing gear was destroyed by marine forces led by John Ngoy, Commander of the 33rd Naval Group on Lake Edward and Eco-guards from the Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature-CICN.
16:20
16:20

Congolese MP Accuses UPDF of Capturing 100 DRC Fishing Boats Lake edward 1

According to Jean-Paul Ngahangondi, the member of parliament for the territory of Beni in North Kivu province the latest incident occurred early this month when UPDF marines allegedly crossed into Congo at Kyiavinyonge landing site in Beni territory and seized four canoes with four outboard motor engines and arrested 12 fishermen.
15:25
15:25

Police Patrol Crushes Ambulance

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson identifies the accident vehicles Toyota Hiace Ambulance Reg. No. UAX 413Z and police patrol number UP 5487 attached to Rukungiri Police station. Maate describes the accident as a minor head-on collision.
12:17
12:17

Rukungiri COVID-19 Task force Closes Two Trading Center for Flouting SOPs 1

“It is a wrong decision they shouldn't have closed down because we are going to incur losses. Some of us had loans and the only source of money to service the loan was business,” Tumuheirqe said.
11:20
11:20

Buyanja- Kebisoni Road Re-opening Excites Residents 4 2

The 10.5-kilometre road connects Buyanja sub-County to Kebisoni sub- County and will cost 10 Million Shillings.
09:23
09:23

Kigezi Cooperative Union Struggling to Restore Societies 1

Didas Mugisha, the Board Chairperson Kigezi Co-operative Union, says prior to its collapse, the union comprised over 60 cooperative societies with hundreds of coffee farmers drawn from the Greater Kigezi sub-region. He says they have now embarked on mobilizing farmers to form societies and supply coffee to the union.
12:05
12:05

Floods Devastate Rwenshama Landing Site 1 Top story

Henry Chance, the Vice-Chairperson of Rweshama Dealers Association, says the floods have taken a huge toll on businesses in the area because the fishermen can’t access the lake any more.
12:09
12:09

Floods Submerge Houses at Rweshama Landing Site 5 5

Isaac Tinyinekabi, the Bwambara sub-county councillor says that the sanitation at the landing site is appalling after floods submerged more than 30 latrines.
14:32
14:32

Two Lake Edward Kidnap Victims Were Killed- Survivor Fishermen 7 3

The said operatives kidnapped 10 fishermen in the wee hours of August 2, 2020, and later placed a four million Shillings bounty for their release. The fishermen included David Mucunguzi, Innocent Twinomujuni, Shabul Nabasa, Jackson Tumuhamye, Benjamin Tusasibwe, Nicholas Sunday, Kenneth Kabasharira, Nicholas Tumwesigye, Patrick Bwiho and Jackson Musinguzi.
16:46
16:46

Poor State of Rwenkuba Bridge Irks Rukungiri Residents 3

The bridge that connects Kahoko parish to Kigaga parish leading collapsed six months ago after River Kashengu burst its banks.
15:52
15:52

Rukungiri Residents Raise Concern About Delayed Completion of Water Project 1

David Tumwebaze, a resident of Kebisoni sub--County says that government and the district officials should come out and clearly explain what went wrong with the project.
14:28
14:28

Residents Protest Poor State of Rukungiri- Kanungu Road 1

Monday Kamugisha, a road user says that the authorities have kept a deaf ear about the state of the road. He says heavy rains being experienced coupled with the heavy trucks that ply the route have left it messy and impassable.
11:57
11:57

North Kigezi, Kinkizi Dioceses Get UGX 500M Water Project

The 500 Million Shillings water scheme was constructed with funding from Tear fund organization, a United Kingdom funding agency based in England.
16:14
16:14

New Road Becomes Impassable Within Two Months 1

The 15.4 km road connects Rukungiri to Kanungu district through Lutenga sub- County and it has been under construction for 6 months, financed by Uganda road fund. The project which cost 34 million Shillings was handed over two months ago, has not even withstood the first rains that fell and has already been destroyed by runoff water from the hilly surroundings.
08:52
08:52

Congolese kidnappers Demand UGX 4M to free 10 Ugandan Fishermen 3

Some of the victims have been identified as David Mucunguzi, Innocent Twinomujuni ,Shabul Nabasa, Jackson Tumuhamye, Benjamin Tusasibwe, Nicholas Sunday, Kenneth Kabasharira Nicholas Tumwesigye, Patrick Bwiho and Jackson Musinguzi.
13:58
13:58

Salon Operators in Rukungiri Storm RDC’s Office Dan Kaguta

The over 116 operators complained about the unfair distribution of relief food though they were also named as a vulnerable group by the President at the time he announced a nationwide lockdown as a way of crumbling down the spread of the corona virus disease in the county.
13:52
13:52

Delayed Compensation Slows Construction of Rukungiri-Kanungu-Ishasha Road 4 1

Sayuni Bernada, one of the affected residents in Kikongi parish, says he will not leave his house until he is compensated.
11:03
11:03

Nyakishenyi Sub- County Gets Piped Water 1

The Shillings 127million Omukatooma gravity flow water scheme was built by Dalkam Technical Services to provide clean safe water to 11 villages in Kiganda and Murama parishes in Nyakishenyi Sub- County in Rukungiri district.
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