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12:11
12:11

Rakai Man Hacks Wife to Death then Hangs Himself 1

The gruesome incident occurred last night around 10pm. The man so far identified as Katongole turned against his wife Rose Nakate following a domestic dispute.
16:59
16:59

Rakai District Security Committee Visits Kyalurangira Communities After Disappearance of L. Kijanebarola 1 2

Charles Ahiirwe Ndiire, an elder in Nkundi village, says that the delegation first visited his village in the morning before proceeding to other communities to gather information from 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.
11:01
11:01

Kooki Launches Campaign Against Child Marriage, Early Pregnancies 5 1

Al-Haji Idi Ahmed Kiwanuka, the Kooki Prime Minister, says that they are strengthening the year’s theme to enhance child protection. Kiwanuka argues that girls who are protected and educated have a better chance to have a brighter future compared to those married off early.
13:00
13:00

Forced Marriages, Widow Inheritance Irk Kooki Cultural Institution kooki cheifdom 3 1

Godfrey Kimbugwe, the Kooki Chiefdom Deputy Prime Minister and Rakai District Community Development Officer, says some people in the chiefdom are still stuck with these old practices.
14:32
14:32

30 People Displaced by Oil Pipeline Die Before Compensation, Families in Quagmire 7 1

According to Richard Orebi, the Programmes Associate-GRA, the issues of PAPs that have died and families that are stranded in these districts are often coming up in the community monitors’ reports.
11:03
11:03

Rakai Residents Resist Demarcation of Boundaries on Disputed Land 4 1

A Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF soldier identified as Captain Godfrey Kalamuzi had obtained permission to open boundaries in two villages of Kyakago and Kasese located in Kibanda sub-county, Rakai district, where he claims ownership on a piece of land measuring 254 hectares. However, at least 1,000 residents living in 240 homes who are settled on the same land have resisted the opening of the boundaries arguing that it could be a plot to have them evicted.
19:06
19:06

Rakai Probation Office, World Vision Decry Surge in Child Abuse 5 1

Rakai District Probation and Welfare Officer Joseph Ssendagi says that many of the acts like child labour, excessive physical punishment, and defilement, among others, were mainly perpetrated by family members such as parents and relatives and members of the community. He further attributes the abuses to parental negligence
15:20
15:20

Kooki Chiefdom Finally Acquires Own Radio Station 4 1

Godfrey Kimbugwe, the Deputy Prime Minister Kooki Chiefdom, says the radio station is a key project they have been longing for to support their social transformation agenda among their subjects.
10:09
10:09

Mother Arrested in Rakai For Killing Own Newly Born Baby Uganda Police

Moses Bakokyoyiga, a district councillor representing Lwamaggwa Sub County reported to police that Kyabingondo gave birth to a baby on October 28th, but to their surprise, she threw it into a toilet on Monday.
17:31
17:31

Rakai RDC, DPC Accused of Protecting Land Grabbers 4 1

During the Rakai district public accountability forum “Baraza” organized at Byakabanda sub county headquarters, residents a swipe at the district’s heads of security for what they described as failure to reign over the ongoing incidents of land grabbing in the area.
07:35
07:35

Child Marriages in Rakai Blamed on Cultural Practices, Poverty 2 1

The 2018 report by World Vision Office in Rakai district about girl-child rights indicate that a total of 403 children were reported to have been defiled in Rakai district and majority had entered into marriage and got pregnant when they were still below age. According to the report, the school dropout rate in the area stands at 47 percent and the trend is even worse with the number of girls completing secondary school levels.
15:16
15:16

Mob Lynches Two Suspected Motorcycle Thieves rakai police

Preliminary police investigations indicate that the duo ran out luck when they tried to steal a motor cycle from a local pub, which angered revelers. They pounced on the suspects and beat them to death.
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