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07:10
07:10

Residents Accuse LC 1 Chairperson, Town Council Boss of Shielding Landlord Evicting them 5 1

Joseph Mwanje, 67, one of those on the verge of eviction, says that their pleas to Ssenkubuge to present the landlord has been futile, adding that he only becomes angry whenever their raise the matter.
17:22
17:22

Buvuma RDC Burns 80 Homes, Throws 300 Displaced People in the Cold Again 1 4

But RDC Tilutya does not regret ordering the setting ablaze of the camp saying it has been illegal in the area. According to the RDC, much as these people had been displaced by slides, they have taken too long without finding an alternative permeant solution and had started to commit crimes in the area such as having sex during day time and theft.
15:49
15:49

Buvuma Residents Head to Court over Delayed Re-Valuation of Properties BOPUL 1 5

he plaintiffs; Godfrey Yiga, Aggrey Wakasi, Isiko Baguma, Nayi Yiga and George William Keleba are currently suspicious that the defendant may be playing delaying tactics to find ways of convincing court to dismiss their and has started preparing gardens for the nucleus estate.
13:31
13:31

Two Pirates Arrested in Buvuma Buvuma District 2 1

Buvuma Resident District Commissioner, Kigongo Juma says the suspects have been leading acts of piracy on Lake Victoria targeting boat operators in districts of Namayingo, Buvuma, Mayuge and Jinja.
09:20
09:20

Marine Police Accused of Extorting Money from Travelers on Lake Victoria 4 1

According to information obtained by our reporters, Marine police often stop the boat operators to check on their life saving equipment such as life jackets, overloading and enforce the COVID-19 preventive measures. However, a boat operator told URN on condition of anonymity that the intention of the officers isn’t to maintain order on the lake but to extort money from them.
12:31
12:31

Community Development Officer Wanted for Stealing Youth Livelihood Funds 4

Ninziri allegedly connived with Arafat Kalyowa and Jonny Lwanga to forge the Chief Administrative Officer's signature, which they used to withdraw up to 15 million Shillings, from funds which were meant to benefit youth groups in the sub-county. The money was withdrawn from DFCU Bank in Mukono.
16:16
16:16

Leaders, Residents Protest Proposed Closure of Ttome Landing Site FPU 4 1

This morning, residents led by Buvuma District Speaker, Buvuma town council LC III chairperson and councilors resolved to block the army from closing the landing site, which is home to more than 3000 people.
10:45
10:45

Two BMU Officers in Buvuma Arrested Over Death of Fisherman 1 1

The Ssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson Hellen Butoto says that the suspects were found in possession of the deceased’s belongings which include fishing gears such as nets hidden in their houses.
15:23
15:23

Thieves Threaten Fishing Activities In Buvuma Islands FPU 4 1

The fishermen reported losing two engines and several fishing nets in the past month. Several fishing nets have been removed after they have been set to trap fish.
11:53
11:53

Buvuma District Councillor Shot Dead FPU 1

It is allegedly said that one of the FPU officer accidentally pulled the trigger firing at Lukoma whom they had travelled with on the fisheries protection speed vessel for an operation.
11:13
11:13

Buvuma Senior Accountant On The Run telephone 1 Top story

In his letter referenced Disappearance of a civil servant with public funds, Kisubi explains that Kisitu received Shillings 14,028,000 in May 2018 to pay honoraria allowances to LC1 and 2 in the 2017/2018 financial year. He however, says that to date, the officer has never provided accountability
21:54
21:54

Seven Dead , 17 Injured in Buvuma Accident buvuma district

A Dyna Canter registration number UAR 241M that was carrying a group of people from a crusade at Walwanda village lost control and swerved off the road, killing six people instantly. One other person died on his way to the hospital.
08:02
08:02

Buvuma Police Decry High Number of Suspects judiciary 4 1

Wabutwa says the cells at Buvuma Central Police station have a capacity of 20 suspects, but they end up with more than its capacity since they have to wait until Thursday to arraign them in court.
10:34
10:34

NFA Evicts Over 200 Families from Forest Land uganda 5 1 Top story

Jenifer Nantume Egunyu, the Buvuma Woman Member of Parliament, says she is disappointed with UPDF for torturing the affected households to the extent of burning their houses.
15:29
15:29

Buvuma Traffic Officers On the Spot for Money Extortion bribe 1 1

URN reporter saw a traffic officer identified as Ouma stopping a boda-boda cyclist, Peter Isabirye, and demanding 2,000 shillings.
17:20
17:20

Over 600 Drown in Buvuma District Annually drowning 5 1

Edward Kayegwa, the Tome Parish LC 2 chairperson was among the participants. According to Kayegwa, welcomed the training saying they didnt have skills to rescue drowning victims.
14:08
14:08

Police Moves to Curb Cattle Thefts in Buvuma District

Most of the stolen cows are smuggled to Kenya and Tanzania across Lake Victoria. In the past, Police has come under criticism for failing to stem the cattle thefts. In May last year, residents petitioned Richard Gulume Balyainho, the Buvuma Resident District Commissioner over the matter.
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