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10:33
10:33

Rukiga District Gets New FDC Chairperson FDC Party 1 2

Kwarikunda replaces Medard Ensinikweri who in July defected to the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party.
11:27
11:27

President’s Office Intervenes in Muhanga Town Council Land Dispute 7 3

Last month, two State House officials Constance Bamukunda and Eunice Kyomuhendo petitioned Museveni accusing Eudia Mutabazi, Muhanga town council assistant town clerk, and Aggrey Magezi, Muhanga town council Land board committee chairperson of frustrating their plans of applying for freehold ownership of the contested land.
08:39
08:39

Conviction of Former Minister Kabafunzaki Draws Mixed Reactions in Rukiga County 3 8

Last week, Justice Margaret Tibulya of the Anti-Corruption Court found the former minister guilty of soliciting a bribe of 5 million Shillings in 2017.
07:25
07:25

African Swine Fever Reported in Rukiga 2 1

According to Bukoosi, the veterinary office was compelled to announce the ban because of the death of 46 pigs in Kamwezi sub-county and another 100 in Kashambya.
14:26
14:26

Rukiga Farmers Receive Produce Storage Facility, Coffee Huller Machine 1 2

The boost is being implemented under Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) with support from World Bank.
08:31
08:31

Poor Facilitation Threatens Success of Emyooga Initiative in Rukiga 7 2

The Program was launched in August 2019 as part of the government’s strategies to transform 68 per cent of Ugandan homesteads from subsistence to market-oriented production. Rukiga district received 560 million Shillings to benefit 18 Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization or Society (SACCO) with 636 benefiting groups.
12:20
12:20

Banana Rust Thrips Disease Spreads to Rukiga 2 4

The disease has affected several banana plantations in Bukinda, Kamwezi, and Rwamucucu sub-counties and Muhanga town council.
18:59
18:59

Leaders in Kigezi Renew Demand for Hospital in Rubanda, Rukungiri 1 3

The leaders argue that due to the lack of government hospitals in the three districts, all Covid-19 patients that need special management are taken to Kabale regional referral.
12:10
12:10

Rukiga District FDC Party Chairman Defects to NRM NRM party 1 3

Ensinikweri handed over FDC party card and T-shirt to Twaha Selubowa Yalyakumanyi, Rukiga District NRM Party Returning Officer on Sunday evening at around 7:00 PM at the district NRM party offices in Muhanga town council.
07:56
07:56

Police Patrol Overturns, Injures Three Officers Rukiga district 1 2

Robert Muhereza Mikono, another eyewitness told our reporter that the police patrol that was carrying four police officers was speeding heading towards Hakarindi trading center to enforce the night curfew as well as rushing to a murder scene in Rutengye parish in the same sub-county.
11:23
11:23

Rwanda Finally Repatriates Body of Ugandan 1 2

According to records from Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS), a department that handles National Prison Services in the country, Tumukorereki was arrested while smuggling illicit drugs in Rwanda.
08:33
08:33

Former Privatization Minister Manzi Tumubweine Dead 6 1

Tumubweine succumbed to Covid-19 on Friday at around 10:00 PM at Case Clinic in Kampala where he has been admitted. His death was confirmed by his daughter, Peace Musimenta.
18:13
18:13

Rukiga NUP Coordinator Arrested 2

Turyasingura was arrested on Thursday by police at his home in Muhanga town council. Derrick Katebire Mugyesera, the NUP Party Secretary-General for Kigezi Region says that Turyasingura is being detained at Muhanga police station in Muhanga town council.
12:14
12:14

Councilors Approve Split of Rukiga County 5 2

Rukiga North will comprise Kamwezi, Bukinda sub-counties and Muhanga town council while Rukiga South will include Kashambya, Rwamucucu sub-counties and Mparo town council.
10:26
10:26

Poor Road Network Irks Rukiga Residents 1

Benson Mugarara, a resident of Kitunga parish says travelling from Kitunga trading center to Muhanga is now very expensive. He says they currently pay between Shillings 4000 and 5000 from Shillings 2000 they paid –previously. He wants the district to come to their rescue and fix the poor road network.
06:51
06:51

Bar Owner Beheads Village Chairperson in Feud Over Gamblers Chairman LC1 3 Top story

Christine Muhwezi, an eyewitness told URN that trouble started after Byarugaba found about 12 people drinking alcohol and playing cards for money in Ndyareeba’s bar. According to Muhwezi, Byarugaba demanded an explanation from Ndyareeba why he hosts people mostly school going children to participate in gambling.
08:27
08:27

Protest as Kakwerere is Declared Rukiga LC V Chairperson Elect 7 3 Top story

According to the results, Kakwerere’s rival and Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate, Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba got 12308 votes, the National Unity Platform candidate, Onesmus Arinda came third with 1150 votes while independent candidate Martin Rumanzi trailed the pack with 478 votes.
07:01
07:01

Police Officer Shoots Two Colleagues at Rukiga District Tally Centre 1

In the process, two people were shot and Injured. One is a male police officer who was donning civilian attire and another Special Police constable who was on duty at the time of the incident.
11:01
11:01

Six Agents of Rukiga LCV Candidate Arrested 4

Aggrey Okum, the Rukiga District Police Commander says that the agents were inciting violence during curfew hours. He says that investigations into the matter are still on-going.
10:19
10:19

Ban of Cameras At Polling Stations is Hiding Transparency-Muntu 3 2

While campaigning in Rukiga district, Muntu says that there could be a secret behind the commission’s directive. Muntu says that an election deserves nothing to hide because everything is done in broad daylight.
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