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10:52
10:52

Rakai House Fire Kills One, Injures Critically Three Others One dead 2

Mulumba says that rescuers managed to pull out three children but could not save Lugaaju who had already died and his body charred in the inferno.
09:42
09:42

Rakai Suffering Grave Consequences of Teenage Pregnancies, School dropouts 1 3

According to Ssemutono, a substantial number of children in the district does not complete the ordinary secondary education level, which affects human resource development in the area.
13:12
13:12

Oil Pipeline Project Delays Spark Disputes, Child Neglect in Rakai, Kyotera 8 1

They say that families are breaking up and children neglected as parents remain incapable of taking care of them in the absence of compensation for their land and other properties. Disputes are escalating out of mistrust, as couples suspect each other of having received the money behind the others back.
08:24
08:24

Oil Pipeline Compensation Rates Stir Fresh Frustration in Rakai 4 3

The aggrieved include 21 households that will be physically displaced as the government and partners undertake constructions of a 30-meter wide pipeline to transport Uganda’s crude oil from Hoima to the Chongoleani peninsular in Tanga, Tanzania. The project will affect 760 people in the districts of Rakai and Kyotera.
07:08
07:08

Pig Mauls Rakai Baby To Death 1

The baby’s mother, Peace Tukwasibwe, the baby’s mother was in the kitchen preparing breakfast, while the minor was sleeping on the mattress in the house. The pig entered through the back door of the house and ripped the baby’s face.
12:11
12:11

Rakai Man Hacks Wife to Death then Hangs Himself 1

The gruesome incident occurred last night around 10pm. The man so far identified as Katongole turned against his wife Rose Nakate following a domestic dispute.
16:59
16:59

Rakai District Security Committee Visits Kyalurangira Communities After Disappearance of L. Kijanebarola 1 2

Charles Ahiirwe Ndiire, an elder in Nkundi village, says that the delegation first visited his village in the morning before proceeding to other communities to gather information from the residents.
08:47
08:47

L. Kijanebarola Disappearance: Over Ten Villages In Severe Water Crisis 1 4

Patrick Mande, another affected resident, says he plans to relocate to another village to access clean and safe water. He appealed to the government to intervene by setting up boreholes or taps in the affected communities to help the residents.
10:15
10:15

Lake Kijanebarola Dries Up Leaving Scores of Fish Dead 4

Charles Rwendiire, one of the elders in the affected village says that the lake first drained in a space measuring about two football fields before it dried up, and as a result, the fish remained on the muddy surface, from where the fishermen and residents have been picking it since Sunday.
15:07
15:07

First Ever Lukooki Book Published, Launched 2 1

The 48-page book titled “Tugambe Olukooki”, meaning Let Us Speak Lukooki, was officially launched at the 17th Coronation Anniversary of the Kamuswaga Apollo Ssansa Kabumbuli II at Kakoma Playground in Lwanda sub-county on Saturday.
11:32
11:32

Live Lines Threaten Lives in Rakai 2

Ddwaniro residents say their lives and property are in danger due to UMEM’s failure to inspect and monitor the poles and poor connection in the current rainy season.
11:01
11:01

Kooki Launches Campaign Against Child Marriage, Early Pregnancies 5 1

Al-Haji Idi Ahmed Kiwanuka, the Kooki Prime Minister, says that they are strengthening the year’s theme to enhance child protection. Kiwanuka argues that girls who are protected and educated have a better chance to have a brighter future compared to those married off early.
16:32
16:32

Rakai Poisoning: Police to Charge Grandparents With Rush And Negligence

Last week, five children under the age of seven from the same family died after they took Paraquat herbicide, allegedly given to them by the grandparents. They were identified as Alafa Kamoga, Jovan Kivumbi, Elijah Lubyayi, Sarah Nabukenya, and Shivan Mirembe of one-and-half-years.
08:23
08:23

Rakai Poisoning: Fifth Victim Buried

Four victims namely Jovan Kivumbi, 4, Shivan Mirembe, 3, Elijah Lubyayi, 3, and Sarah Nabukenya, 2, succumbed to the toxin on different days last week.
13:00
13:00

Forced Marriages, Widow Inheritance Irk Kooki Cultural Institution kooki cheifdom 1 3

Godfrey Kimbugwe, the Kooki Chiefdom Deputy Prime Minister and Rakai District Community Development Officer, says some people in the chiefdom are still stuck with these old practices.
18:51
18:51

Rakai Police Retrieve Bodies of 2 Brothers who Drowned River 1

The first body of John Makumbi, 20, was retrieved on Wednesday evening, and that of Kizito Ssendikadiwa today.
16:17
16:17

Rakai Man Accused of Defiling Friend’s 6-year-old Daughter

The suspect identified as Joshua Ssempijja had escaped shortly after the incident but police and residents got him from a hideout this afternoon.
14:32
14:32

30 People Displaced by Oil Pipeline Die Before Compensation, Families in Quagmire 7 1

According to Richard Orebi, the Programmes Associate-GRA, the issues of PAPs that have died and families that are stranded in these districts are often coming up in the community monitors’ reports.
11:03
11:03

Rakai Residents Resist Demarcation of Boundaries on Disputed Land 1 4

A Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF soldier identified as Captain Godfrey Kalamuzi had obtained permission to open boundaries in two villages of Kyakago and Kasese located in Kibanda sub-county, Rakai district, where he claims ownership on a piece of land measuring 254 hectares. However, at least 1,000 residents living in 240 homes who are settled on the same land have resisted the opening of the boundaries arguing that it could be a plot to have them evicted.
19:06
19:06

Rakai Probation Office, World Vision Decry Surge in Child Abuse 5 1

Rakai District Probation and Welfare Officer Joseph Ssendagi says that many of the acts like child labour, excessive physical punishment, and defilement, among others, were mainly perpetrated by family members such as parents and relatives and members of the community. He further attributes the abuses to parental negligence
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