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09:43
09:43

Rakai CAO Rejects Censure of District Executive Committee

the Rakai CAO, William Kamara, says that the resolution did not follow the right procedure, which makes it illegal. He says that the councillors acted out of anger when debating the matter and passed the motion without giving the accused chance to defend themselves.
22:21
22:21

Government Delivers 310,000 Facemasks to Rakai Communities 3 1

The district is categorized among the high-risk areas due to its geographical location at the Uganda-Tanzania border. It has so far confined 192 COVID-19 suspects, 171 of who were discharged after testing negative to the virus.
07:17
07:17

Rakai Worker's Representative Arrested for Alleged Extortion

In his statement, Birinomutonzi claims that Kiwanuka approached him in March this year after submitting his application for a job in the ICT department. The suspect reportedly asked him to pay a bribe if he wished to get the job.
07:29
07:29

Rakai, Kyotera Battle Increase of Malaria Cases Ministry of Health 5 1

In June, Rakai hospital registered 749 malaria cases, a number higher than the monthly average of 362 patients attended to in the normal months.
18:34
18:34

Parents Threaten to Close Understaffed Gov’t Schools in Rakai 4 1

Byakabanda Parish chairperson Eliab Kiggundu Ssango said that none of the two government secondary schools has a single qualified science teacher despite the subjects being compulsory. As a result, he says, the Sub County is posting poor results in National Examinations, with no candidate qualifying to even join Primary Teachers Colleges.
12:05
12:05

400 Face Eviction in Rakai 3 1

The affected residents are from the villages of; Kyandaaza, Kigeye and Kateerero located in Byakabanda Sub County. A Kampala based businessman Enoch Rwamirembe is threatening to evict them off the land they have occupied for decades.
18:19
18:19

Valley Dam Turns into Death Trap 2 2 Top story

Yorokamu Gakyalo, the chairperson of the area Project Management Committee, says the open dam makes communities around it susceptible to drowning.
16:42
16:42

Rakai Stuck With Multi Million Bulky Water Project 3 2

Richard Tumwine, a member of the Dam Management Committee, says they have severally inquired from the relevant authorities right from the district about the fate of the project without response.
15:35
15:35

Rakai Communities Digging Water Lagoons from Abandoned Kaolin Deposits ddwaniro sub county 3 1 Top story

As a result, communities in Ddwaniro Sub County have of late started drilling the mineral pits and opening up lagoons to collect rain water for use during the dry season.
12:07
12:07

Excitement As Rakai Hospital Gets Neonatal Care Unit 2

Helen Nakintu, the Coordinator of Brick by Brick Uganda, a Non-Governmental Organization that advocates for improved health for young mothers in Masaka region, says they have been receiving calls from the managers of the hospital about the need for a neonatal unit.
15:01
15:01

Teenage Motherhood, School Dropouts Haunt Rakai Communities ddwaniro sub county 4 1

Although the district lacks clear figures on the prevalence of teenage mothers, leaders in Lwamaggwa, Kakyera, Ddwaniro, Kiziba, and Kyalungira Sub counties, say the problem is real.
19:34
19:34

Security Halts Reconstruction of Burnt Dormitories at St Bernard S.S Mannya 1

The school has been stopped from reconstructing the burnt structure. Henry Nsubuga, the school head teacher says that although they had already obtained resources from well-wishers for the works, they cannot proceed with the construction before securing clearance from the police.
07:46
07:46

Kibanda, Kifamba Leaders in Uncertainty As Boundaries Dispute Drags On 3 1

Christopher Kalemba, the Kakuuto County member of parliament, says he was amazed by the vague demarcations of the district boundaries that restricted him from thousands of electorates that voted for him in the 2016 general elections.
07:11
07:11

More than 10 Students Feared Dead in Rakai School Inferno uganda police force 2 Top story

Latif Zaake, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Commander confirms the incident but could not give details on the number causalities saying he had dispatched an emergency response team to rescue the situation.
19:26
19:26

Sserulanda Spiritual Foundation Opens Door for Medical Treatment bambi baaba babuwee 3 1

In 2008, government instituted the commission inquiry into the suspicious religious practices of the Serulanda Spiritual Foundation that included among others; preserving of dead bodies, systematic manipulation of followers into giving in all their property that raised a lot of public concern.
07:36
07:36

Rakai District Chairperson Faces Censure 1

According to the censure motion signed by Charles Ssegirinya, the district council speaker, councillors accuse Mugabi of failing to provide accountability of 74.7 million shillings.
18:26
18:26

Speak Out; Victim of Child Marriage Tells Contemporaries 2 1

The minor explains that her misery started a year after the death of her mother, which prompted her maternal grandparents to look for her biological father as soon as she completed primary Seven.
13:02
13:02

Traditional Healers Form Taskforce to Curb Human Sacrifice rakai district 5 1

Karim Walyabira, the National Traditional Healers and Herbalists Association chairperson says they have established that these strangers have a bearing on the persistent cases of human sacrifice in the country.
14:51
14:51

IGG Investigates Multi-million Financial Scam in Rakai 1 Top story

Livingstone Ssamula, a teacher at Kyabiihwa Primary school in Kakuuto Sub County has confirmed being summoned last week to record a statement over Shillings 5 million that was wired into his account beyond his regular pay.
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