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13:37
13:37

CSOs Decry School Dropout Among Batwa Community 1 5

Sicola Tumwebaze, a strategy officer at Action for Batwa Empowerment Group (ABEG) says that out of the 220 Batwa household visited, 140 never attained formal education despite the introduction of Universal Primary and Secondary Education.
20:15
20:15

Key Suspect in Murder of IHK Nurse Arrested 2 2

Samson Kasasira, Rwizi regional police Spokesperson, says that people came out voluntarily to give police information about the whereabouts of Shimanya leading to his arrest.
07:47
07:47

Court of Appeal Commences Hearing Criminal Cases in Mbarara criminal session 1 2

The one-month session which will be conducted via Zoom Technology will handle 40 cases and will be presided over by a panel of three judges; Justice Elizabeth Musoke, Justice Remmy Kasule and Justice Stephen Musota.
10:02
10:02

Health Workers in Ankole Petition RDC Over Harassment During Curfew Hours 4 1

Dr. Agaba said they have received reports from twenty doctors who were harassed and five others who were arrested.
10:19
10:19

Boda boda Riders Want Corona Virus Messages Translated into Vernacular COVID -19 outbreak 6 1

Ouokunda Sergious Salongo, the Chairperson Boda Boda Mbarara Municipality says government usually forgets the illiterate people whenever it issues key messages.
07:43
07:43

Mbarara Churches Fail to Implement Corona Virus Preventive Measures COVID -19 outbreak 4 1 Top story

Dr. Denis Barigye, a Christian at Uganda Martyrs Church blamed the church leadership for failure to implement the Corona Virus preventive measures suggested by the Ministry, which exposes their flock to danger.
13:19
13:19

Inmates Decry Heavy Sentences After Pleading Guilty Plea Bargain 6 2 Top story

Mbabazi Mariam, the head of female inmates at Mbarara main prison told a team of judicial officials led by the Chief Justice, Bart Katurebe on that they plead guilty hoping to get lighter sentences, but they are instead slapped with heavy punishments that have started scaring them away from plea bargaining.
14:59
14:59

Domestic Violence: Residents Accuse Police of Siding With Women MIFUMI 5 1

David Turiomuriwe, one of the residents says officers in the Child and Family Protection Unit often side with women forgetting that men too have rights.
16:04
16:04

Kakiika Division NRM Chairperson Fears for His Life Politics 1 2

According to Mugume, he received information from his friend over the weekend indicating that someone was looking for him. Mugume says that he convinced the person to meet him at Accacia hotel Mbarara on Sunday and alerted police leading to the arrest of Edward Kasibante.
21:06
21:06

Pictorial: Celebrating 55-years of the Runyankole/Rukiga Bible Catholic Church 10

The translation of the English Bible into the Runyankole/Rukiga dialect was initiated by missionaries from Britain led by Rev. Jim Stanley Smith in the 1950s. The first translated bible was released in 1962.
19:49
19:49

Bible Society Celebrates 55-Years of Runyakole/Rukiga Bible 4 2

Moses Beigana, a Christian from Bushenyi, says that with the launch of the study Bible project he desires to see that in ten years everybody owns a bible unlike today were most Christians have no Bibles.
07:51
07:51

Seven Arrested Over Counterfeit Veterinary Drugs Col. James Mwesigye 3 3 Top story

Dr. Jeanne, Muhindo, the Head of Veterinary Department National Drug Authority in Mbarara, says the operation followed a complaint from a farmer in Kyenjojo whose milking cow mysteriously died following the use of fake tick burn spray.
12:32
12:32

Biharwe Division Residents Blame Leaders For Lack of Safe Water 5 2 Top story

Janurious Byanyamahanga, the Biharwe Division Councilor, says the area has five parishes that have a huge population where people trek long distances to get safe water.
17:06
17:06

2,500 Miss Out on UPDF Recruitment in Ankole Region Population 2 2

Out of the over 2,000 applicants who turned up from Mbarara, only 120 were selected while Mitooma, Buhweju, Bushenyi, Rubirizi and Shema had 700 applicants but were given only 69 slots.
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