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15:58
15:58

Lack of Facilitation Hindering Sensitization of Parish Development Model Program in Rakai 1 6

According to Godfrey Kimbugwe, the Rakai District Community Development Officer-CDO, various communities across the district especially in hard-to-reach communities such as Kacheera, Kyarulangira, Ntantamuki town council, are still ignorant about the program.
16:24
16:24

Rakai Unable to Inspect Foodstuffs in Absence of Testing Labs 3 1

Muhammed Kanyike, the District Production Officer, says that their capacity to check crops, fruits and vegetables as well as fish, poultry and animal products before they reach the market is limited.
10:29
10:29

Rakai Launches Campaign For Sustainable Fishing On Lake Kacheera, Kijanebarola 1 3

Joseph Mugumya, the Fisheries Officer In-charge of Kooki County, says the campaign comes at the time the district is struggling to restock Lake Kijanebarola with different fish species mainly the Nile tilapia.
10:13
10:13

Rakai Residents, Fishermen Stranded As Authorities Close Major Landing Site 5 1 Top story

Judith Nabisere, one of the affected residents, says that the closure of the landing site has worsened the misery of her life. She explains that she used to cook food and her clients were mainly fishermen but most of them relocated to other landing sites.
13:12
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Oil Pipeline Project Delays Spark Disputes, Child Neglect in Rakai, Kyotera 8 1

They say that families are breaking up and children neglected as parents remain incapable of taking care of them in the absence of compensation for their land and other properties. Disputes are escalating out of mistrust, as couples suspect each other of having received the money behind the others back.
07:08
07:08

Pig Mauls Rakai Baby To Death 1

The baby’s mother, Peace Tukwasibwe, the baby’s mother was in the kitchen preparing breakfast, while the minor was sleeping on the mattress in the house. The pig entered through the back door of the house and ripped the baby’s face.
08:47
08:47

L. Kijanebarola Disappearance: Over Ten Villages In Severe Water Crisis 1 4

Patrick Mande, another affected resident, says he plans to relocate to another village to access clean and safe water. He appealed to the government to intervene by setting up boreholes or taps in the affected communities to help the residents.
10:15
10:15

Lake Kijanebarola Dries Up Leaving Scores of Fish Dead 4

Charles Rwendiire, one of the elders in the affected village says that the lake first drained in a space measuring about two football fields before it dried up, and as a result, the fish remained on the muddy surface, from where the fishermen and residents have been picking it since Sunday.
07:58
07:58

Sserulanda: Lake Victoria Free Trade Zone Dream Still Alive bambi baaba 3 2 Top story

URN has learnt that Benunura Eyenunula Nunumisa, the Executive Director of Sserulanda Foundation is in China to hold negotiations for the release of funds.
08:01
08:01

Minister Kasolo Wants Fresh Investigations into Theft of Sacco Funds 4 1

Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, the newly appointed Micro Finance State Minister wants police to launch fresh investigations into the theft of members savings. While celebrating his appointment as Micro Finance State Minister on Sunday, Kasolo said he wants to resolve the mess in the Management of Micro Finance institutions to protect members from fraud.
11:42
11:42

Milk Prices Soar in Rakai

Milk vendors in Kyotera, Ddwaniro, Lwamaggwa attribute the souring milk prices on scarcity resulting from the dry spell.
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16:45

Collapsed Bridge Claims Third Victim, Business in Rakai shoddy work 1

A collapsed bridge in Rakai district is becoming the scene of drowning deaths as news trickles in of a new victim. The Kijonjo Bridge over River Naludugavu connects Kabira Sub-county to Kasasa Sub-county and Kyotera town council in Rakai. The latest victim\'s body was discovered on Tuesday, January 13, 2015.
15:05
15:05

Rakai Stuck With Unexplored Abandant Kaolin Deposits youth unemployment 3

Despite large Kaolin deposits, Kooki County in Rakai district is yet to see any prospecting. Several areas in Kooki where confirmed to have kaolin deposits. In 2006, a team of geologists confirmed discovery of Kaolin deposits in Ddwaniro and Lwamagwa Sub County.
10:26
10:26

Strong Winds Force Fishermen Out Of Lake Victoria kalangala islands 2

Fishing activities have been suspended at several landing sites in Rakai due to strong winds on Lake Victoria. The most affected landing sites are Kasensero and Nangoma. Currently, Lake Victoria is experiencing strong winds.
11:50
11:50

Rakai Refuses to Halt Mutukula Land Allocations mp mathias kasamba 4 2

Kasamba argues that a section of district officials distributed the land amongst themselves.
15:54
15:54

Fishing Malpractice Thrives in Rakai as Kasensero Grounds Patrol Boats 3 3

John Kayumba, the Chairperson Kalangala Beach Management Unit says they decided to halt the operations because of lack of facilitation from government.
17:47
17:47

Motorists Hike Fares as Heavy Rains Devastate Rakai Roads rakai district 4

Charles Njuba, a resident of Kasensero says the poor state of Kyappa –Kasensero road has paralyzed transport in the area.
18:14
18:14

Another Micro Finance Defrauds Rakai Residents 5 1

According to Bazungu he entrusted Kakuuto Micro Finance with his savings because it is was the only financial institution in Kakuuto County.
17:24
17:24

Quarantine Keeps Rakai Livestock Markets Closed beef shortage 1

Major livestock markets in Rakai District may remain closed during the Christmas and New Year festive period if the quarantine imposed on them due to the presence of foot and mouth disease is not lifted.
15:53
15:53

Protests in Rakai as UMEME Disconnects 90 Small Scale Industries 3

TPeace Kyarisiima, a businesswoman in Lumbugu trading center says she opened two maize mills in the district in August but she was surprised to receive a bill of 58 million after working for only 20 days.
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