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10:41
10:41

Verification and Profiling of Refugees Launched in Oruchinga 3 5

The exercise, to be conducted jointly with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees-UNHCR, seeks to ensure that refugees and asylum-seekers are accurately reflected in the system, assist the government to enhance the accuracy of data and ensure that resources reach the intended recipients.
12:23
12:23

Pictorial: Excitement As Minister Flags Off Repatriation of 2300 Burundi Refugees 23 Top story

At least 350 refugees left for Burundi by road through Tanzania on Sunday. They join 256 refugees who left Uganda last week and 231 who were airlifted to Bujumbura in December last year.
06:45
06:45

Uganda To Repatriate 2300 Burundi Refugees voluntarily 2 4 Top story

The State for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees in the Office of Prime Minister, Esther Davinia Anyakun officials flagged off the repatriation of 350 refugees on Sunday.
13:21
13:21

High Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Bukanga County MP 2 1

Dr Mpeirirwe was seeking a declaration that the election was conducted in non compliance with the electoral laws and principles and a declaration that the first respondent was not validly elected and an order that the second Respondent conducts fresh elections for Bukanga County.
08:53
08:53

Rugaaga Health Center IV Gets Theatre Equipment 3 1

Since its construction in 2013, the theatre has been non-functional due to a lack of equipment.
12:01
12:01

Court Upholds Victory of Isingiro West County MP Mbarara High Court 1

Tumwesigye petitioned the court challenging Arinaitwe’s victory on grounds that there was non-compliance with the provisions of the electoral laws and the failure to conduct the elections per the law affected the outcome of the results.
18:29
18:29

Health Centre IV Theaters Dormant in Isingiro District 4 1

Isingiro District Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Martin Yiga says that the district is struggling to attract personnel in this medical discipline to run theatres in Nyamuyanja and Rugaga Health centre IV.
06:48
06:48

Farmers Decry Crested Cranes Destroying Their Gardens 3 4

Annah Nkabuzaranwa, a farmer from Nyakakoni says that the cranes eat leaves of beans and millet as they grow above the ground. She says the crested cranes have become a problem following the destruction of their habitat in the wetlands.
11:52
11:52

Magistrate Warns Suspect Against Threatening Witnesses 3 1

State Prosecutor James Kawuka, told the court that he had received complaints from witnesses against Ssentamu.
14:21
14:21

Isingiro Turns to Community Workers to Curb Early Child Pregnancies Teenage Pregnancies 5

Dr Edson Tumusherure, the District Health Officer, says that the social workers will voluntarily sensitize the members of the community especially parents about the dangers of teenage pregnancy.
11:20
11:20

Gov't to Prioritize Districts Along Tanzania Border in FMD Vaccination Program 5 1

The farmers from Isingiro district on Wednesday told the Minister of Agriculture Frank Tumwebaze and his Deputy Bright Rwamirama that the disease is on the increase due to several farmers who graze their animals in Tanzania and traders who cross into the country for cheap animals.
14:03
14:03

Isingiro Truck Drivers Protest Illegal Fees Imposed By Contractor 8 3

The truck drivers say they are charged 10,000 and 20,000 Shillings for small trucks and between 20,000 and 30,000 shillings on every truck that is carrying aggregate stones, sand and hardcore stones.
17:51
17:51

Police Investigate Death of Isingiro Cattle Trader Killed During Curfew Operation 2

Joker Patrick Rwabushenyi, a resident in Koranorya says that soldiers enforcing curfew arrested Baale who was taking soda at a shop and placed him in a vehicle before they sped off and threw him a few meters from the pump fuel station.
13:34
13:34

Drug Resistant Ticks Puzzle Farmers in Ankole 6 1

Petero Bagerize, a farmer in Masha Sub County says that they have failed to get the genuine acaricides to kill ticks. Bagerize, explains that he has resorted to spraying his cows every after two days because the ticks fall off after spraying but later attack the cows.
11:42
11:42

Ruhiira Town Council Residents Demand for Police Post 1 5

The nearest police posts are in Kabuyanda Town council which is 15Km, Nyakitunda Sub-County which is 25 Km and Mwizi Sub-county which is in Rwampara District and 20Km.
12:38
12:38

Isingiro Sub County Covid-19 Taskforces Revived MOH 3 1

The taskforces will be mandated to hold meetings, following up on alerts and report back to the district task force. The Sub County task force is comprised of ten people, who include District councillors, Sub County speaker and religious leaders.
16:18
16:18

Isingiro District Reopens Isolation Centres MOH 1 4

Herbert Muhangi the Resident District Commissioner and chairperson of Task Force says the reopening of the isolation centres follows the increasing number of call alerts that are being recorded.
09:23
09:23

Illegal Border Crossing Escalating FMD in Isingiro District 1 5

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) a viral disease of cloven-hoofed livestock was confirmed recently in the cattle corridor of Ankole, affecting the districts of Isingiro, Ibanda, Kiruhura, Kazo, Sheema, Lyantonde and Mbarara. In the aftermath, the government announced a total ban on the movement of livestock to curtail its spread.
11:10
11:10

Old Man Kills Two Minors, Injures One Before Killing Himself

Samson Kasasira, Rwizi regional police spokesperson says the incident occurred on Thursday night when Bahama, 60, attacked the home of Kiryabaho and cut her several times on the head using a panga, leaving her in critical condition and then killing the two children before taking his own life.
17:09
17:09

Hailstorm Devastates Villages in Isingiro 4 2

Among the affected villages include Rwenturagara, Katuntu, Nyabubare, Kigazi, Kijubwe, in Nyabubare Parish Rugaaga Town Council.
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