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07:37
07:37

Bugiri Mayor, NRM Chairperson Arrested Over Protests police commander

Prior to their arrest, Kisubi emphasized the responsibility entrusted to them by the electorate to ensure efficient service delivery, particularly in transportation, health, and education. He highlighted how poor road conditions negatively impact economic activities, hindering the timely transportation of goods and services.
16:22
16:22

Bugiri District Engineer Arrested over Shoddy Road Works

His arrest follows Thursday's assessment of the One Billion Shillings that was allocated for the rehabilitation of dilapidated roads in Bugiri district.
17:19
17:19

Bugiri Residents Ask Gov't to Intensify Fight Against Counterfeit Products 1

The residents who were attending consultation meetings about the proposed Anti-Counterfeit Goods Bill-2023 in Bugiri Municipality told URN on Tuesday that illicit traders are taking advantage of the prevailing high commodity prices to introduce cheap and fake products.
07:42
07:42

Chairpersons of Newly Created Local Councils Petition Speaker Over Operational Funds government 4

Abdullah Magumba, chairperson of Mayuge town council, notes the challenges they face, including insults from constituents due to perceived inactivity, despite the lack of funds for basic tasks like garbage collection and road maintenance.
08:55
08:55

Dozens Feared Dead in Accident along the Bugiri-Busia Road

Amos Mutalwa, a resident, reported that the intense fire hindered well-wishers from rescuing some casualties trapped in the commuter taxis. Some of the deceased were burnt beyond recognition and were subsequently transported to the Bugiri General Hospital mortuary.
07:42
07:42

IGG Arrests Madi Okollo CAO, Bugiri Officials For Alleged Fraud financial loss 1 2

Frederick Oketch, the Busoga Regional Inspectorate Officer, revealed that evidence suggests the suspects deposited excessive amounts of money into a single civil servant's account, instructing them to return it to their departmental heads for easy deposit into the district account, which they subsequently divided among themselves.
11:40
11:40

Residents Protest Against Poor State of Kibimba Road 2

Residents have to rely on casual laborers to carry them across the flooded sections of the road, resulting in increased transport costs and disruptions to daily life. The impact of the flooding extends beyond transportation, affecting businesses and access to essential services.
12:55
12:55

Bugiri District Service Commission Secretary Arrested for Extortion

The head of the State House Health Monitoring Unit in Eastern Uganda, Mpata Owa'gage says that Kabweru extorted undisclosed sums of money from unsuspecting job seekers.
13:28
13:28

Bugiri LCV Chairperson Accused of Meddling in District Service Commission Work

According to the unit, Mulumba influenced the recruitment of staff without the requisite academic documents.
14:52
14:52

Man Drowns in Malaba Swamp

Local divers attempted to rescue him, but it was already too late, and he was declared dead on the scene. Divers, in collaboration with the fire and rescue services department of the police, managed to retrieve the deceased from the depths of the swamp.
11:59
11:59

Bugiri District Chairman Wanted For Slapping Policeman

Meanwhile, the Bugiri district police commander, Godwin Ochaki says that there is no justifiable reason for anyone to beat up another person and it is further demeaning for anyone to be assaulted in public.
14:28
14:28

Speeding Track Rams Into Bugiri Mosque, Kills Two 1

On her part, the Busoga East police spokesperson, Diana Nandawula confirms the incident, adding that investigations are underway and the track has been impounded and is parked at Bugiri Central Police station parking yard.
16:48
16:48

Man Publicly Whipped and Fined for Denying Paternity of Child

The minor’s mother, Hanifa Namulindwa revealed that when she informed Hatibu of her pregnancy last year, he immediately disavowed any responsibility. Hatibu claimed that his ongoing struggle with prostate cancer rendered him unable to father any more children.
07:36
07:36

Missing Inspector of Schools Found Dead 1

A detective, speaking anonymously, revealed that one of the ransom seekers called to inform them that they were no longer interested in the money because Tenywa had already been killed.
11:02
11:02

Police Search for Missing Bugiri Inspector of Schools

The Busoga East police spokesperson, Diana Nandawula says that the suspected kidnappers first contacted Tenywa's relatives seeking a ransom of 10 Million Shillings, but they have currently increased it to 20 Million Shillings, coupled with threats of ending his life, if the money isn't delivered in the shortest time possible.
10:34
10:34

UGX 100M Raised For Construction of Bugiri Municipal Council Health Center III Staff Quarters 4 1 Top story

Basalirwa revealed that although the government constructed a health center III in the area, the lack of staff quarters has hindered effective service delivery to the community as most health workers reside in distant areas, making it difficult for them to arrive at the facility on time.
09:35
09:35

15 Computers Stolen from Lwemba Seed School

Bugiri District Criminal Investigations Officer, Emmanuel Kayayana, suspects that the computers were stolen during the heavy rains that occurred on the night of the incident, while most members of the neighboring communities were asleep.
08:36
08:36

Two Arrested over Death of Man Whose Body was Found in Fish Pond in Bugiri

A detective privy to the investigations told URN on condition of anonymity that the arrest followed the recovery of clothes that were wrapped in a black plastic bag and dumped beside the fish pond. the eventual investigation established that the clothes belonged to one Steven Wabwire and John Kyomya.
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