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20:48
20:48

Angry Mourners in Fort Portal Burn Body of Suspected Kidnapper 3 1

Mugume, who had been on police’s list of the most wanted suspected kidnappers and criminals in Fort Portal Tourism City, was shot dead in Karamaga cell, Central Division, Fort Portal City, by security personnel on Friday.
08:51
08:51

Four Arrested in Fort Portal for Alleged Kidnaps, Robbery Vincent Twesige 1 1

The arrested are suspected to have been working with Amos Mugume – one of the most wanted suspected kidnappers and hardcore criminals in Fort Portal city and surrounding areas who was shot dead on Friday.
16:07
16:07

Suspected Kidnapper Shot Dead in Fort Portal 1 2

Mugume was shot dead on Friday by security personnel in Karamaga cell in Central Division, Fort Portal City.
09:43
09:43

Tooro Kingdom Asks Kabarole Officials to Find Alternative Space for New District Headquarters 2 1 Top story

According to Rwabuhinga, the district owns 12 acres of land including the one hosting Busoro Sub County headquarters. But Kateeba has maintained that the kingdom owns over 49 acres of land in Busoro including the one being claimed by the district.
06:45
06:45

Bob Kasango Finally Laid to Rest 2 1 Top story

Speaking at the burial under tight police and army deployment, Bitarabeho said that her husband was so caring and loving and irreplaceable. Bitarabeho also said that she will always cherish Kabise for giving birth to Kasango and will always respect her despite their disagreement on his burial place.
12:56
12:56

Alleged "Anti-Gov't" American Arrested in Fort Portal 1

In a statement posted on Twitter by Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, a team from Special Investigations Division in Kireka arrested Smith on MOnday Morning for his alleged involvement in anti-government subversive activities.
11:25
11:25

UWA Adopts Drones to Fight Poaching in Rwenzori Mountains Park 3 1

Dubbed Smart Monitoring and Reporting Tool –SMART, the technology will facilitate UWA to carry out activities like ecological monitoring, topographical mapping and detection of disaster and deforestation.
17:20
17:20

Tooro NUP Leaders Divided Over Kyagulanyi’s Call for Demonstrations 1 2

Thomas Kakuru, one of the NUP coordinators in Tooro Sub-region, says the demonstration strategy will not achieve anything and is not worth his time.
14:24
14:24

Religious Leaders Advocate for Family Planning in Tooro 4 1 Top story

Kibira said they also found that 56 per cent of women between 18 and 24 years of age countrywide had had sex before they were 18 years old and only 19 per cent had used a certain method of family planning. But 23 per cent of these got unwanted pregnancies and gave birth.
17:38
17:38

Police Partners with NGO to Pilot Digital Storage of Case Files 3 1

The Rwenzori West regional police spokesperson, Vincent Twesige, said that the manual storage of files has been a challenge to them for long. He said some people give up on their cases and criticize police because their files get mixed up and delay the justice system while others disappear completely.
16:48
16:48

Police Officer Arrested Over Death of Suspect in Fort Portal 2 1

Mugume, a 30-year-old resident of Binanata cell, Kitumba ward in Central Division, Fort Portal, died on Saturday at Fort Portal regional referral hospital under unclear circumstances.
15:46
15:46

Baylor Employee Wanted for Causing UGX 25M Financial Loss 1 1

Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West regional police spokesperson says that Nakato is on the run. She explains that unfortunately, the organization recruited her without knowing her place of origin or residence, which has made, the search difficult.
13:15
13:15

Police Tips Mobile Money Agents on Safety 2 1

Rwenzori West police Spokesperson, Vincent Twesige, said that agents should stop allowing withdraws of millions of money by customers at night, saying they have information that some robbers ask to withdraw huge sums of money to see if the agent has it before they can launch their attack.
14:31
14:31

Schools in Fort Portal Struggle to Operate over Delayed Release of Capitation Grant 1 1

Capitation grant is computed based on school’s enrollment. The government provides 10,000 shillings for each pupil under the Universal Primary Education -UPE. Those under Universal Secondary Education are allocated 41,000 Shillings and 85,000 shillings for O’ and A’level respectively.
09:50
09:50

Another Mobile Money Agent Shot Dead in Fort Portal 1 Top story

According to the Rwenzori West Police Spokesperson, Vincent Twesige, Rayan Kaahwa aged 29, was shot from his mobile money shop in Futi Butangwa cell, Butebe Ward, North Division Fort Portal City.
16:44
16:44

Tooro Kingdom Shocked by Plans to Bury Lawyer Kasango in Inlaws' Graveyard 1

Peter Sunday Rusoke, the Tooro Kingdom Cultural Minister told URN that it is an abomination to bury someone in the in-laws' graveyard.
13:44
13:44

Fort Portal Private Schools Struggling to Conduct Practical Exams Due to Financial Challenges 4 1 Top story

At Kabarole Adventist Secondary School, the Head teacher, Joshua Kagaba, says that to enable candidates sit their first paper, he was forced to use half of the teachers’ salary to buy laboratory equipment and chemicals.
07:44
07:44

Brig Kayanja Takes over as Mountain Division Commander 2 1

Kayanja has replaced Brig-Gen Moses Kwikiriza who was the commander of the division since 2019 when it was created.
16:06
16:06

Virika Hospital Board of Trustees to Solve Staff Grievances 2 1

On Tuesday more than about 60 staff laid down their tools protesting poor working conditions.
13:14
13:14

Virika Hospital Staff Lay Down Tools 1

The about 60 staff marched to the Residence of Bishop Robert Mubiirwa of Fort Portal Catholic Diocese who is also the Chairperson Board of Trustees.
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