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13:26
13:26

Sub County Chief Arrested over Bribes Extorted From Saving Groups community 1 1

“Those very officials escorted us to the bank and after withdrawing the money, they immediately wanted us to give them a kick back which we earlier declined," says a member of the beneficiary groups who reported the officials to the police. "After a week, I agreed to pay them 150,000 Shillings, but they kept on harassing me as they demanded for more money.”
07:30
07:30

Father Poisons Self, Daughter deceased

The deceased's estranged wife, Faith Namatende, says that she parted ways with Lubogo because of endless violence. "We were embroiled in domestic-related violence. I resolved to abandon my matrimonial home early this year, but, I never imagined that Lubogo was capable of doing such a thing," she said.
14:17
14:17

50-year Old Hacked to Death in Luuka district 1

“The assailants who had covered their faces called out to grandfather who politely followed them, but I was shocked to find out that, he was killed,” his grandson Bosco Tirutya says.
18:03
18:03

Ikumbya Health Center III Closed After Five Staff Test Covid-19 Positive health worker

The Luuka district health officer, Christopher Wandira says that the maternity ward and laboratory will remain operational, however, members of the public have been advised to seek medical services from the lower health center IIs or Kiyunga health center IV.
17:03
17:03

Luuka Voters Want Improvement in Cash Crop Prices district 3 1

Luuka is one of the largest sugarcane growing districts in Busoga sub-region with 80% of the population either directly or indirectly involved in sugarcane industry, 15% deal in coffee whereas the rest are small scale holder farmers dealing in food crops.
16:47
16:47

UPDF Impostor Arrested in Luuka curfew 1 Top story

Ayub Wambi is accused of masquerading as a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers to extort money from unsuspecting members of the public during curfew.
15:57
15:57

School Director in Luuka Arrested For Defying Presidential Directive country

Wanume was teaching Primary Seven pupils whereas five other teachers who fled the scene were interacting with different pupils and their parents within the school compound.
10:37
10:37

Kakira Sugar Works Underfire from Farmers Over Supply Permits Busoga 1 5 Top story

Abdullah Luwangula, a farmer from Luuka district says the influence of politicians has jeopardised the industry as farmers stuck with mature cane are exploited and forced to sell their cane cheaply to middlemen.
16:20
16:20

Police Quells Teachers Strike in Iganga transport 4 2

The teachers had been informed that they were to sign for a transport refund of 30,000 Shillings each. They stormed out of the training hall at around 12:30 pm demanding their facilitators to either increase the transport costs or cancel the training.
12:04
12:04

Potato Wilt Hits Luuka Farmers village 5 1 Top story

Patrick Waiswa, the LC 1 chairperson Nakasedere village says the area is surrounded by sugarcane plantations but the few farmers involved in food crop growing are counting losses due to the wilt infestation.
15:25
15:25

Traditionalists Mourn Bujagali Oracle Nabamba Budhagali village 1 3

Born Donozio Namunkanga Mukembo Zirabamuzale, the spiritualist, breathed his last on Saturday night after suffering a brain haemorrhage. He was chief Oracle of the spirits who live at Bujagali Falls, and the 39th spiritualist to submit to the spirits of the falls, which allegedly protected the community through him.
13:56
13:56

Teenager Rescued from Shrine after Failed Abortion Attempt district 1

The victim, who was reportedly taken to the shrine by her suspected defiler Ivan Magunda on Sunday night, suffered excessive bleeding and tear’s which required urgent medical attention.
13:06
13:06

Contractors Arrested for Closing Health Centre III Over Arrears district 1

Mpakibi Investments was contracted by Luuka district local government to rehabilitate the maternity ward and outpatient department. However, they were paid 4 million shillings and are demanding 12 million shillings.
16:38
16:38

Women in Luuka Arrested For Arson district 2

Harriet Gonza and Harriet Nabirye, both residents of Budondo B village in Bukanga sub-county, Luuka district, were on Friday caught red-handed torching a kitchen at belonging to Joel Tebinagwa.
15:54
15:54

Two Arrested For Masquerading As State House Staff government 1 1

It is alleged that the suspects have been soliciting money from head teachers of different schools with promises of earning them promotions.
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