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18:11
18:11

Police Deserter, 2 Others Held For Aggravated Robbery 1 Top story

Vicente Ssekate, the Rwizi Regional Police spokesperson, says they are still hunting for another police officer attached to Mbarara Central Police for hiring his gun to the suspects together with his girlfriend an employee at Hosma bookshop for her role in the robbery..
18:11
18:11

Mbarara High School Sends Home Students 1

Benon Twinomugisha, the Head teacher Mbarara high school, says they were forced to send away the students for fear that they may cause more havoc. He suspects that the students could have taken advantage of the situation to avoid sitting their end of first term examinations.
15:12
15:12

Guard Held Over Mbarara High School Dormitory Fire fire incidents

Collins Kaganzi, the Rwizi Regional Police Commander, says they are holding Mugume to explain why he locked the dormitories and fled raising suspicion that he couldnt have been behind the act.
07:45
07:45

World Bank Project Starts in Mbarara after 3-Year Delay 2 1

Although the project officially started three years in most of the municipalities, it stalled in Mbarara following disagreements on the design of the roads. The designs have now been reviewed to pave way for the construction.
17:07
17:07

Three Suspected Robbers Arrested in Mbarara 1

Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson Vincent Ssekate says the trio was hiding in Mbarara national forest reserve along the Mbarara Masaka high way on Thursday at the time of their arrest.
07:58
07:58

Malpractice Mars MUST Guild Polls 3 1

Deus Kamugisha, a campaign manager of Collins T. Tuhairwe, the one of the guild presidential candidates, claims that they registered about 20 students with similar complaints. According to Kamugisha, two students whom he refused to name were caught read handed casting pre-ticked ballots.
16:13
16:13

Tension Mounts Over Tendering Communal Valley Dam 1 4 Top story

Gerald Ahimbisibwe, the speaker Kanoni sub county, says the decision to tender the dam was done in disregard of procedure, adding that the sub county council didnt pass any resolution to that effect. According to Ahimbisibwe, they were only notified after the transaction was done.
17:10
17:10

20 FDC Supporters Arrested in Mbarara Town

Jeffer Magyezi, the Mbarara District Police commander, says they first picked up five FDC party supporters for blocking Buremba road with stones and logs in Kakoba division. He says the suspects were interviewed and released shortly after.
07:53
07:53

Crime Preventers on Spot for Grabbing Nakivale Settlement Land 1 3

Essau Beyendera, the assistant Nakivale settlement camp commandant, says security agents and political leaders at different levels have grabbed over 400 hectares of land out of the 71.3square miles of Nakivale settlement camp land.
17:54
17:54

Bubaare Elders Ask Govt to Pardon Aine 3 1

The elders tasked Aine to apologize for offenses he could have committed during the presidential campaigns as a way of facilitating political reconciliation in the country. Benon Guma, the outgoing Local council one chairperson for Rwengenyu Village says Aine is known to them as a dutiful young man whose acts were possibly facilitated by political excitement.
09:50
09:50

Buhweju's Only Doctor Resigns 4 1

Oliver Atukwasa, who has camped at Nsiika health center IV for a month, says she hasnt been able to see a doctor, which puts her life and that of her unborn twin babies in danger.
08:46
08:46

Mbarara Youth Leaders Bicker Over Heifers 1 2

George William Tindiwensi, the outgoing youth league publicity secretary claims that 16 out of 20 heifers that were ferried to Mbarara district on the request of the youth leaders were distributed to opinion leaders, councillors and sub county chairpersons
09:48
09:48

Residents Storm Mbarara Offices Over Choking Garbage uncollected garbage 1 1

Mustafa Kasozi, one of the residents accuses council for allowing Manji Memorial Academy to dump rotting garbage along the road, says it exposes residents to diseases. Kato Hannington Kiharara, the Baghdad cell LC I chairperson, accused council of failing to utilise the Shillings 500 paid by each household towards garbage collection and disposal.
07:21
07:21

Mourners Block Officials from Burial of Gunshot Victim police brutality

Hundreds of mourners including boda boda riders turned their anger against the Ibanda Resident District Commissioner, Eliasto Akatuhebwa, a team of political and security personnel who showed up for the funeral. The mourners accused the officials and police of targeting individual boda boda riders.
18:51
18:51

Ballot Stuffing, Intimidation Mars Isingiro Polls ballot staffing 1

George Kapeere, an agent of Natukunda at Rwambaga polling station told URN that he was picked up this morning and detained briefly by Godfrey Sengozi, the Officer in Charge of Rwambaga police post before he was ordered to vacate the polling station.
07:26
07:26

Storm Leaves 50 Homeless in Mbarara 2006-2011

Alex Mwebaze, one of the affected residents told URN, that heavy downpour started on Monday at around 2pm and went on up to 2pm on Tuesday.According to Mwebaze, the storm first blew off the roof of his house, before it was submerged by rain water forcing his six children to flee for dear life.
18:09
18:09

Drunkards Disrupt Voting at Kashanyarazi Polling Station 1

Julius Amanya Kabogoza, the Presiding Officer, Kashanyarazi playground polling station, says they were forced to call for reinforcement to allow the polling exercise to continue.
13:33
13:33

Buhweju Leaders Ask Museveni To Work With FDC's Mwijukye 4 1

Rev. Father Keneth Baingana the parish priest Bihanga parish observed that it will be unfair for President Museveni and his Government to punish the people of Buhweju for voting opposition and yet they lso overwhelming voted for him too.
07:32
07:32

Kyamadidi Files Fresh Election Petition vote recount 1

Kyamadidi who lost the Rwampara county parliamentary seat to Charles Ngabirano who scored 24.990 votes against 21607 has not conceded defeat and vowed to fight on through high court in order to have the out come of the election overturned.
06:44
06:44

FDC Threatens to Boycott District Council Polls Over Arrest of Candidates 1 1 Top story

Daniel Nuwagira Kafureka, the Mbarara District FDC Secretary General, told URN last evening that they want all their members released unconditionally or else they boycott all the forthcoming local council elections.
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