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09:36
09:36

Councilor in Trouble for Corruption 2

According to Akampurira, Kwebangira assured her that he would pass over the money to Rukungiri District Service Commission officials to ensure she secured the job.
20:11
20:11

Voting in Part of Rukungiri Municipality Suspended Over Photo Mismatch

According to Abas Namara, the Rukungiri district returning Officer, the ballot papers were exchanged with those from Fort portal, necessitating the suspension of the exercise for those specific positions until further notice.
18:33
18:33

Heavy Rains Delayed Voter Counting in Rukungiri Municipality

Dirlisa Kataryeba, an election monitor for the opposition Forum for Democratic-FDC party, said that by the time rain started, people were still in lines and left immediately it started. Kataryeba says although the voter turnout was low, the voting process went on well.
12:47
12:47

Low Voter Turnout Underwhelms Rukungiri

Muguma Rolland Kaginda, a voter at Rukungiri town p/s polling station attributed the low voter turn up to electoral commission for failing to do civil education about the value of voting
22:50
22:50

Rukungiri, Kalangala Districts Receive Voting Materials 1

Godfrey Katuguka who represented the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party he is concerned about the security of the materials saying that instead of keeping them at the electoral commission offices they would have kept them at the police until polling dates.
13:20
13:20

FDC Wrangles in Rukungiri A Blessing to NRM-Leaders 5 2

Rukungiri, the home of former FDC presidential flag bearer, Dr Colonel Kiiza Besigye has been an opposition stronghold. In the 2016 general elections, Besigye narrowly defeated Museveni in Rukungiri with 58,883 votes while Museveni got 56,425 votes.
13:00
13:00

Over 150 NRM Members Defect to FDC in Rujumbura

The defectors, came from all 6 cells of Kanyankende parish and they all handed over their party cards to the FDC flag bearer for Rujumbura constituency Fred Turyamuhweza last evening as he wound up his two-day campaign visit in Bugangari sub- county.
18:40
18:40

Kyagulanyi Vows to End Museveni’s Rule. 2 2

Robert Kyagulanyi commonly known as Bobi Wine, started his campaign tour to Kigezi sub- region yesterday in Kisoro district and ended it in Rukungiri district before taking off for Mitooma district in Greater Ankole. Before entering Rukungiri town, Kyagulanyi was first blocked by the security agencies at the entrance but was later escorted by the police to the district main stadium where he addressed his supporters.
14:29
14:29

Rukungiri Gears Up for Museveni Campaign Visit 4 1 Top story

Johnson Amanya, a Boda boda raider in Rukungiri town is one of those patiently waiting for Museveni and wants him to address the poor state of roads in the district. According to Amanya, as a cyclist he faces a lot of hardships executing his duties of transporting people and their goods.
18:41
18:41

Rukungiri Disappointed as Katumba Fails to Show up for Campaigns John Katumba 1

Katumba, the youngest presidential candidate in the race was expected to campaign in Rukungiri today after causing excitement in Mbarara yesterday.
20:56
20:56

NRM Leaders Clash Over Launch of Pressure Group 3 6

Engineer John fisher Barigye, NRM support in Rukungiri Municipality and the Kebisoni Town Councilor, Leonard Muhunguzi Tiberondwa, said intrigue has greatly affected the progress of the party in Rukungiri because some members are treated as inferior.
07:50
07:50

Museveni Fulfills Pledge to Rukungiri Women After 5 years

The president who is seeking another term of office in the 2021 general elections made a pledge of donating heifers to the women leaders in Rukungiri district while campaigning in the 2016 general elections. However, the pledge was not fulfilled until today when the heifers were delivered to the beneficiaries by the coordinators of OWC
12:58
12:58

Candidates in Rukungiri District Complain About Defaced Posters 1

The defaced posters are those of Ingrid Turinawe, an independent candidate and Dr Elisa Rutahigwa of National Resistance Movement-NRM party who are battling with Dr.Wallen Nwagaba of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party.
19:12
19:12

FDC Wins in Rukungiri Youth Elections

FDC Youths won in most of the polling stations in the five parishes that make up Nyakagyeme sub- county beating candidates from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM)
07:29
07:29

Ingrid Turinawe, 15 Others Out on Bail rukungiri 2

The suspects were picked up on Monday following clashes between police and FDC supporters in Rukungiri Municipality. It all started when police stormed the FDC offices in Rukungiri town where a group of supporters were conducting prayers.
13:17
13:17

Police Declares FDC's Rukungiri Thanksgiving Illegal fdc supporters 1

The Rukungiri District Police Commander, Moses Nanoka told journalists in Rukungiri town on Sunday that though the office of FDC Secretary General wrote to the office of the Inspector General of Police in letter dated November 14th 2018 requesting for permission to hold the ceremony, the office of the IGP did not grant permission to them.
07:43
07:43

Winfred Matsiko Petitions Court over Rukungiri Polls

Matsiko, the National Resistance Movement- NRM party candidate lost the seat to Muzanira during a by-election held on May 31. But she says the exercise was marred with irregularities and hooliganism orchestrated by members of the opposition.
07:13
07:13

FDC Wins Rukungiri By-Election winnie matsiko 5 2 Top story

FDC Candidate Muzanira garnered 50,611 votes defeating her closest contender, Winfred Komuhangi Matsiko of the ruling National Resistance Movement NRM who polled 46,379 votes.
17:36
17:36

Vote Counting Underway in Rukungiri By-Election 1

The Electoral Commission Spokesperson, Jotham Taremwa described the exercised as successful and smooth. Police earlier arrested ten people in connection to alleged voter bribery and inciting violence.
14:56
14:56

Rukungiri By-Elections: FDC Candidate Protests Arrest of Supporters 3 1

The Electoral Commission Spokesperson, Jotham Taremwa says that Rutaro and his group were arrested by police after they were found bribing voters using money.
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