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12:13
12:13

Buganda Chiefs Arrested in Kooki for Trespass Released 2 1

The officials had gone to install the new chiefs who were appointed by the Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II but later intercepted by security personnel.
14:09
14:09

In Rakai, Learners Sit on Bricks and Car Tyres as Schools Battle Shortage of Desks 1 1

Currently, pupils in these schools improvise with papyrus mats, timber, car tyres, and bricks while others sit on bare ground. According to Moses Baryamutuha, the headmaster of Kyabigondo Primary School, Ddwaniro, they do not have a single desk for learners in the nursery section and lower Primary sections.
10:13
10:13

Rakai Residents, Fishermen Stranded As Authorities Close Major Landing Site 1 5 Top story

Judith Nabisere, one of the affected residents, says that the closure of the landing site has worsened the misery of her life. She explains that she used to cook food and her clients were mainly fishermen but most of them relocated to other landing sites.
14:58
14:58

L. Kijjanebarola Disappearance: Increasing Typhoid Cases Worry Residents, Leaders 1 3

Resty Namaganda, a health worker at the landing site attributes it to a lack of clean and safe water sources and the absence of pit latrines in most homes.
18:45
18:45

Rakai Considers Altering Stalled Bulk Water Project for Fishing 2 4

The 7 billion Shillings project measuring over one kilometre long and about 200 meters wide was meant to provide sufficient water for domestic use, irrigation, cattle and other purposes in various villages, parishes and Kagamba, Lwamaggwa and Ddwaniro sub-counties.
10:54
10:54

NUP Candidate Wins Councilor's Seat In Absentia 5 1

According to Ssaku, the elections collided with his examinations, which couldn’t enable him to stay around for the voting. He, however, says that he counted on his trusted agents and party leaders to help him in his absentia.
12:36
12:36

Voting Delayed in Rakai Residual Elections 6 1

Joseph Mwebe, the Presiding Officer Kifamba Sub County, attributed the delay to a lack of voters. He said that the polling officials and voting materials were delivered earlier, but voting could not start.
08:03
08:03

L. Kijjanebarola Fails To Reappear Amidst Persistent Rainfall 1 8 Top story

According to the affected residents and local leaders, their hope for the lake to return has reduced since the water has kept on diminishing. They say that more than 50 cows and 40 pigs have died due to lack of water.
14:44
14:44

NRM Candidates in Rakai Decry Lack Of Funds For Campaigns 3 1

According to Alex Kiweewa, a Senior Four student, he is depending on his parents for financial support after spending the little money he had made from selling his agricultural produces.
09:41
09:41

Nine Candidates to Contest in Rakai Residual, By-elections 1 3

Sylvia Kyohairwe Tegyeza, the Rakai District Returning Officer Tegyeza asked the candidates and their supporters to adhere to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs and refrain from acts of violence.
09:58
09:58

Five Nominated For Residual, By-elections in Rakai 1 6

The by-election will be conducted for the Kifamba Male Youth Councilor position which fell vacant following the death of Augustine Jaggwe of National Unity Platform-NUP who died in a car accident. The other position is for the Female Elderly Representative for Lwentulege Town council, PWD which is vacant following the death of Regina Nambooze.
16:48
16:48

Delays Mar By-elections in Rakai 1

Sylvia Tegyeza, the Rakai District Registrar, said that the aspirants were ready with their nomination forms, but were yet to be stamped by the Chief Magistrate Patrick Kityo who was not in the office.
08:19
08:19

NRM, NUP Vet Candidates for Rakai Bi-elections 4 1

There are four vacant positions in the district which include the Male Youth Councilor for Kifamba sub-county, Female representative for the Elderly in Lwentulege Town council, the female councillor for Persons with Disabilities for Lwamaggwa Town council, and Female representative for the Elderly in Mweruka Town Council.
10:52
10:52

Rakai House Fire Kills One, Injures Critically Three Others One dead 2

Mulumba says that rescuers managed to pull out three children but could not save Lugaaju who had already died and his body charred in the inferno.
09:42
09:42

Rakai Suffering Grave Consequences of Teenage Pregnancies, School dropouts 3 1

According to Ssemutono, a substantial number of children in the district does not complete the ordinary secondary education level, which affects human resource development in the area.
13:12
13:12

Oil Pipeline Project Delays Spark Disputes, Child Neglect in Rakai, Kyotera 8 1

They say that families are breaking up and children neglected as parents remain incapable of taking care of them in the absence of compensation for their land and other properties. Disputes are escalating out of mistrust, as couples suspect each other of having received the money behind the others back.
08:24
08:24

Oil Pipeline Compensation Rates Stir Fresh Frustration in Rakai 3 4

The aggrieved include 21 households that will be physically displaced as the government and partners undertake constructions of a 30-meter wide pipeline to transport Uganda’s crude oil from Hoima to the Chongoleani peninsular in Tanga, Tanzania. The project will affect 760 people in the districts of Rakai and Kyotera.
12:11
12:11

Rakai Man Hacks Wife to Death then Hangs Himself 1

The gruesome incident occurred last night around 10pm. The man so far identified as Katongole turned against his wife Rose Nakate following a domestic dispute.
16:59
16:59

Rakai District Security Committee Visits Kyalurangira Communities After Disappearance of L. Kijanebarola 2 1

Charles Ahiirwe Ndiire, an elder in Nkundi village, says that the delegation first visited his village in the morning before proceeding to other communities to gather information from the residents.
10:15
10:15

Lake Kijanebarola Dries Up Leaving Scores of Fish Dead 4

Charles Rwendiire, one of the elders in the affected village says that the lake first drained in a space measuring about two football fields before it dried up, and as a result, the fish remained on the muddy surface, from where the fishermen and residents have been picking it since Sunday.
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