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12:06
12:06

Elderly Man Washed Away in Swamp village

"Dirimunsawo normally returns home around 7:00 am but by 8:00 am he hadn't returned. So we decided to mount a search for him and managed to recover his hat and coat flowing across the swamp," he says.
14:50
14:50

Bodies of Two Boys Retrieved from Kibimba Dam district

“My boys had gotten used to the classroom environment which kept them busy throughout the day, but since they are still in lower primary and are yet to return to school following the covid-19 lockdown restrictions, they had resorted to fishing as a means of making themselves productive,” their father says.
22:21
22:21

Bodies of Drowned Boys Retrieved in Bugiri After Two Day's Search resident

Police and residents mounted a search for the missing persons in vain until a herdsman who had taken his cattle to draw water noticed their bodies lying in the neighbouring well.
13:10
13:10

Basalirwa wins Bugiri Municipality parliamentary seat

His rival, the National Resistance Movement's-NRM, John Francis Oketcho garnered 3,779 votes. Other contestants who include; Forum for Democratic Change's-FDC, Stephen Wafula got 55, independent candidates; Ibrahim Kizire scored 129, Frank Magumba, 69, Fahadi Wafula, 32, Jamiru Waiswa, 63 votes.
17:04
17:04

Man Killed Over Suspected Infidelity police station

According to preliminary information, Ouma left for the funeral of his friend in Busia district on Monday evening but didn’t find his wife, Fanisi Nabwire at home upon his return. His five-year-old son reportedly told him that his mother had gone to the maize plantation with Siminyu.
09:02
09:02

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Kimira deceased

James Mubi, the Busoga East Region Police spokesperson, says a team from the Police Marine Unit has been dispatched to retrieve the deceased’s bodies.
18:32
18:32

Two Women Injured In NRM Primaries In Bugiri district 1 Top story

Trouble started after the supporters of Ayub Kisubi and his rival, Zabura Mugara started accusing each other of ferrying nonvoters from other districts to illegally participate in the primaries.
20:33
20:33

Woman Killed as Security Battles Bugiri Voters NRM 1 Top story

According to our reporter, the voters decided to storm the police station after Bugiri District NRM party registrar to declare a winner between the incumbent, Agnes Taka Wejuli and Hadija Babi.
16:40
16:40

UMEME Unveils One Year Development Plan area 1 2

Babungi says the projects are aimed at boosting the country’s innovative youth who can best sustain their enterprises through constant power supply.
16:22
16:22

Four Arrested Over Bugiri Imam's Death

Jeff Sebuyungo, the Bugiri District Police Commander, who declined to identify the suspects, says that, they were arrested on Saturday and are being detained at Bugiri central police station. He says that the suspects recorded statements and the information shall be useful for the progress of this case in the investigations.
14:28
14:28

Eyewitnesses Give Account of Deceased Imam Before He Was Shot Dead home 4 3

The deceased’s 10-year old child whose names have been withheld says that he accompanied Mutumba to purchase sugar from Iwemba trading centre and saw a man trailing them but mistook him for a guest. The child further states that the man who was clad in a black hood stood beside a tree but he eventually shot Mutumba twice and fled.
23:31
23:31

Muslim Cleric Shot Dead in Bugiri

Mutumba is reported to have been shot dead outside his home located in Busimba village in Iwemba sub county, on Friday night at around 9:45pm.
13:10
13:10

27 Bullets Recovered in Bugiri district

Ibrahim Bataasa, the Bugiri OC-CID who inspected the scene says that the ammunition shall be handed over to the police forensic department for further examination and assessment.
18:16
18:16

Stolen Operating Bed Recovered in Bugiri investigation 1 1

The bed valued at 18 million Shillings was recovered on Wednesday abandoned in a rented room in Buwunga Sub County, Jinja district. It was stolen last week by unknown people.
20:16
20:16

US Envoy Wants Children Mentored to Fight Gender Based Violence arrest 2 1

She was launching the annual 16 days of activism against Gender-based Violence at Waluwerere primary school in Bugiri district on Monday. The annual international campaign that kicks off on November 25, and runs until December 10, is used as an organizing strategy to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.
15:22
15:22

Police Constable Commits Suicide after Killing Girl Friend village

Kasadha is said to have shot Namugisa twice in the head around 9:30pm on Sunday night before turning the gun on himself. An AK-47 rifle with 18 rounds of live ammunition was found besides the two lifeless bodies.
11:15
11:15

Trailer Rams into Centenary Bank Branch in Bugiri area 1 Top story

The accident occurred at around 4 a.m. on Monday morning, when the trailer registration number UBD 091C/UBD 669H lost control and rammed into the building located on Grant street, along the Iganga-Tororo Highway. It destroyed the waiting area, Cash tills, and the manager's office.
11:49
11:49

Security Guard Shoots Conductor at Fuel Station

Kiirya is accused of shooting Muzamiru Kaligavu, the conductor of taxi registration number, UAV 504R at Burar Pump fuel station on Tuesday evening.
12:29
12:29

Bugiri Police Recover Firearm 1

“We were swung into action after being alerted by residents who cited this gun lying in the bush where they had gone to fetch firewood. I and other senior officers have visited the scene and recorded statements from the locals within the neighboring vicinity,” he says.
17:11
17:11

Four Arrested for Alleged Child Sacrifice in Bugiri village

The suspects are alleged to have convinced the deceased's parents that they were taking their crippled child for ritual cleansing, only to return on Saturday without him. They claimed that he was left at a traditional healer.
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