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14:57
14:57

UGX 2.9 Billion Kisaigi Bridge Completed residents 4 1

For more than six decades, locals in the area temporarily patched the bridge with wood logs and pieces of timber to facilitate trucks transporting goods across the two districts.
10:22
10:22

500 Kikuube Residents face Forceful Eviction Bunyoro Kingdom 5 1 Top story

Nabos Iguru, one of the affected persons told Uganda Radio Network that Kaliisa acquired a title for the land in 2019 without the consent of residents, which he wants to use to evict them. According to Iguru, Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom offered the contested piece of land to residents and wonders how Kaliisa came to acquire the title without their consent or that of the kingdom.
12:38
12:38

Two Die in Shallow Well residents 1

Hakiza says that as they continued digging the shallow well, water emerged from underground. He says the two drowned and could not fight for their dear lives anymore. He explains that residents became suspicious after waiting for the duo to come out of the shallow well in vain. They immediately alerted Hoima police, which rushed to the scene but couldn’t much before the two were already dead.
15:03
15:03

Residents, Budongo Sub County Officials Feud Over Land land dispute 5

The contract to construct the 54-kilometre road was awarded to China Railway Number Seven group company limited. However, a row has now emerged between Budongo Sub County and area residents who are both claiming ownership of the same land.
12:15
12:15

Fraudulently Acquired Land Titles Bother Bunyoro Leaders residents 5 1

Harriet Businge, the Hoima Woman MP, says that most of the land grabbers are highly connected to the government and have gone ahead to brand genuine land owners in the region as rebels in order to capture the support of security agencies in their evil deeds.
15:36
15:36

Hoima Airport Construction Boosts Local Business residents 1 5 Top story

Hoima International Airport will be the second international airport in Uganda after Entebbe upon completion. It is an important infrastructure for the oil sector in Uganda, expected to facilitate the construction of the national oil refinery in Hoima and the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) that will connect to Tanga in Tanzania. It sits on six square miles of land.
13:31
13:31

400 Homesteads Swallowed by Rising L. Albert Water Levels in Hoima residents 2 4

Doreen Akumu, a resident of Fofo landing site, says when the floods started on Sunday night they made alarm but didn’t receive any help.
13:07
13:07

Number of People Infested by Scabies Rise to 1500. health officials 2

Fredrick Byenume, the Hoima District Health Inspector, says they realised a huge number of people are infected during a community surveillance exercise they conducted last week.
16:49
16:49

Severe Water Scarcity Hits Kikuube District shortage 5

The entire village of over 3,000 people now fetches water from a pond located five kilometres away, yet it is also shared by wild animals especially baboons and monkeys.
12:37
12:37

Hoima Residents Complain Over Poor State of Roads local leaders 3 4

According to residents, the leaders should be blamed for the poor state of the roads because they are too slow to respond to their concerns.
15:26
15:26

Hoima Residents Cautioned Against Self-Medication Health experts 3

According to research, more and more residents in the sub counties of Buseruka, Kitoba, Kigorobya and Kyabigambire, no longer seek prescription for malaria treatment, pain killers and antibiotics, a trend which endangers lives and is more likely to spur drug resistance.
12:32
12:32

Missing Kagadi Man Found Dead missing man

The deceased is Valence Mfitumukiza, a resident of Rwentale A village, Burora Sub County in Kagadi district.
10:30
10:30

Giso's Home Destroyed Over Alleged Involvement in Brother's Death residents 5 3

Zakayo Makuta, the area councilor who doubles as the Sub county deputy LC III chairperson says the locals have been accusing Kikama of plotting the death of his brother in order to take total control of the land.
15:39
15:39

Kakumiro DPC Sent on Forced Leave Insecurity 2 2

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that Waiswa was sent on forced leave by the by the Regional Police Commander, Deo Obura over the weekend following numerous complaints from the public about his conduct and mode of operation.
17:59
17:59

Village Chairman Arrested for Land Grabbing residents 1

Mutegeki was arrested during a heated village meeting held at Buyanja village on Friday afternoon after residents accused him of conniving with investors to forcibly take their land.
15:27
15:27

2000 Masindi Residents Face Forceful Eviction From UIA Land Julius Hakiza 6

Our reporter visited the area on Tuesday morning found several UPDF soldiers and police officers on the contested piece of land. It is alleged that Uganda Investment Authority-UIA bought the contested land from Bunyoro Grower’s Union in 2005.
13:24
13:24

CID Investigating Hoima Land Evictions CID Headquarters 2 3 Top story

The officers were seen this morning recording statements from some of the affected people at Katerega Catholic Church. The affected families were brutally evicted from their homes by bailiffs from Maji Moto Auctioneers and Court Bailiffs in February this year.
15:53
15:53

Kikuube Child Dies in House Fire as Mother Attends Night Prayer residents 1

The deceased is Judith Katusiime while the injured is 3-year-old Nelson Kabagambe, both children of Judith Kwerema, a resident of Kitoole Village in Buhimba Sub County.
11:07
11:07

Acute Water Crisis Hits Hoima Villages residents 4

Midesta Mugisa, the Kigorobya Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, says most of the villages in his area lack clean water sources. He says as a sub county, they are incapacitated to establish more water sources.
19:09
19:09

Three Iron Bar Hitmen Arrested in Hoima residents 1

The arrests come two weeks after the arrest of two prominent businessmen on allegations of conniving with iron bar hit-men to cause havoc in the area. They were accused of buying stolen items like Laptops, Television sets and phones, providing a market for the hitmen and other petty thieves. They have since been locked up at Hoima Central Police Station.
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