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Rukiga CAO Accused of Incompetence rukiga district 1 3

District staff and political leaders accuse Ssemogerere of continuously absenting himself from work and failing to oversee the implementation of district projects.
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Battle for Supremacy Dominates Rukiga Politics rukiga district 1 3

The row is pitting District Chairman Alexander Kampikaho, Resident District Commissioner Pulikeria Muhindo Mwiine and District Woman Member of Parliament Caroline Kamusiime Muhwezi.
13:02
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Rukiga Authorities, Youth Leaders Feud Over Swearing in rukiga district 1 4

Gibbs Barigayomwe, the Chairperson elect Rukiga District Youth council, says youth leaders were informed late about the swearing in ceremony and couldnt make it on time.
15:36
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Rukiga Political Leaders Demand Validation of Civil Servants ghost workers 1 3

They argue that the payroll, for the district which was curved out of Rukiga in 2017, has several names of non-existent workers adding that the exercise will help to identify ghost workers and persons who draw salaries from the district without any formal posting.
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Eight Worshipers Held for Holding Illegal Assembly child 1

The Rukiga District Police Commander, John Mwaule, says the arrest of the suspects stemmed from complaints from their husbands that they had abandoned their children at home.
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Presidential Donation Triggers Controversy in Rukiga presidential pledge 4

The controversy on the distribution of heifers came after President Museveni fulfilled a pledge for the donation of 16 heifers to Rukiga youth leaders in a move to improve their livelihood. The Heifers arrived in Rukiga District on Wednesday.
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Rukiga Councilors, DEC Feud Over Spring Water Funds district 6 1 Top story

Pauline Rugyira, the Kashambya Sub County LC V female councilor, says the district council sat on May 20th, 2018 and resolved to construct 20 water springs in Kashambya Sub County as way of extending safe water to the residents. She however, says they were surprised to learn recently that only 13 were built and part of the money spent in Rwamucucu Sub County.
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70 -Year -Old Collapses, Dies At Polling Station rukiga district

According to an eye witness, Shadia Arebahoona, the deceased collapsed at around 11: 00am after completing the verification exercise at the village polling station.
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Unfulfilled Road Pledges Irk Rukiga Residents presidential pledge 7 1

Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba, the Rukiga District Male Youth Councilor says that the unfulfilled pledge has shattered their hope for improving the road network in the region and easing transport.
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Rukiga Civil Servants Protest Nonpayment rukiga district 1

Zadock Tumuhimbise, the national chairperson, Uganda National Teachers Union, says it is unfortunate that the civil servants especially teachers have worked for six months without salaries.
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Rukiga Natural Resource Officer on The Spot Over Absenteeism, Alcoholism absenteeism. 4 1

Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba, the Rukiga District Youth Councilor, says the Natural Resources Department isnt making any progress because Murangira spends most of his time away from office.
10:51
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Five Nominated in Rukiga candidates 1 4

The five candidates were nominated by Adam Juma Sheesa, the Kabale district Electoral Commission registrar. Speaking to journalists shortly after her nomination, Abigail Victoria Atukunda said she was forced to return as an independent because the NRM party elections were not free and fair.
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Minister Mutuuzo, Caroline Kamusiime Win NRM Party Ticket rukiga district 2 1

Mutuuzo garnered 17,127 against her closest rival Rosemary Byabasaijas 9,082 votes and Elizabeth Nikuze s 4,896 votes. The NRM Electoral Commission Chairman, Dr. Tanga Odoi declared Mutuuzo elected at 3:30am this morning at Kibiito Secondary School.
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Rukiga NRM candidates Clash Over MTN Mast nrm aspirants 5 1

Basobokwe was backed by Julius Ainebyoona, one of the voters from Bucundura parish in kashambya Sub County who also accused Kamusiime for claiming responsibility of the Mast in the area yet MTN Company decided to construct it following the continuous lobbying by the office of the area sub county chairperson.
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Rukiga District Staff Takeover Sub County Structures district offices 4 1

Fr. Gaetano Batanyenda, the Kitanga Parish Priest in Kashambya Sub County, says the decision of the district officials to migrate to Rwamucucu sub county headquarters shows that there was no reason for the government to create the district in the first place.
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Rukiga District Kicks Off Without Office Block staff houses 5 1 Top story

Eddie Mugisha, the Rukiga District Interim LC V Vice Chairman, says the challenges are likely to remain for a while since as a new district they dont have money to erect an office block now.
07:14
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Byamugisha Passes Unopposed as Rukiga Chairman rukiga district 1 2 Top story

Geoffrey Byamugisha has been elected unopposed as the interim Rukiga Local Council Chairperson. In his acceptance speech, Byamugisha promised to be a team player and ensure key areas like roads, health and education among others are improved.
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New Districts to Elect Interim Chairpersons on July 3 bunyagabu district

The interim Chairpersons will serve for a maximum period of six months, after which elections by universal suffrage shall take place. According to the Local Government Act, the interim district chairperson is elected by the interim district council from among its members by secret ballot supervised and conducted by the Electoral Commission.
11:29
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Postponement of Rukiga Elections Draws Mixed Reactions rukiga district 4

Frank Besigye Kyerere, a voter from Kangondo in Rwamucucu Sub County welcomes the postponement of the exercise, saying it will help to stop confusion and animosity among residents, which has already started emerging.
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No Elections for Rukiga District - EC funds 1 1 Top story

Rukiga district is expected to become operational effective July 1, 2017. It was curved out of Kabale district. In a June 14th 2017 letter to Kabale Chief Administrative Officer, the Electoral Commission Secretary, Sam Rwakoojo, says the Commission is unable to conduct elections in the district as required by law due to lack of funds.
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