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12:40
12:40

Stench, Poor Burial of Unclaimed Bodies Bothers Kabale Residents 4 1

Peace Kagurusi, one of the concerned residents, says that because of the stench, they are forced to eat food behind closed doors so that they don’t throw up. Kagurusi says that they get breathing challenges owing to the heavy stench.
08:04
08:04

Kabale Authorities, NEMA Officials Clash Over Proposed Closure of Mining Company 7 5 Top story

The officials had visited the mining site to investigate complaints from the community that the company was discharging contaminated water directly into a nearby stream, a tributary to river Kiruruma, which flows through Kabale town to Kyanamira and Maziba sub-county up to Rwanda.
12:25
12:25

Mining Company in Kabale On Spot over Environment Destruction ADREM 10 6

Sam Kyomukama, an officer in charge of the police protection unit for the Kigezi region says that he has already visited the area and confirmed that the company is directly draining contaminated water and mud into the stream, a tributary to river Kiruruma.
14:32
14:32

Kabale Truck, Special Hire Drivers, UNRA in Fresh Row Over Space 5 2

Tom Tibyangye, a special hire driver, says that while using the space, he saw UNRA trucks pouring soil while tractors dug holes in the remaining part. Tibyangye says that they were never given prior notice to vacate the space and reasons why UNRA no longer wants them to use it.
07:22
07:22

Whistleblowers in Kigezi Decry Death Threats KICK-U 4 1

Innocent Niyonzima, a social worker and resident of Kisoro municipality, is one of the victims of the death threats. Niyonzima says that in February this year, he reported Vianney Ngororano, a staff at Kisoro Chief Magistrates Court after several members of the public accused of bribery.
16:33
16:33

Katuna One Stop Border Post Contractor Accused of Failing to Compensate Resident 4 1

Dalton Byakatonda, a resident of Kihengamo Village, in Katuna Town Council, Kabale District says that in 2020, workers of Amugoli General Enterprises Limited illegally trespassed on his quarter-acre of land with excavators and started extracting murram and soil.
11:54
11:54

Rolling Stones Kill Minor in Kabale 1

Dickson Kamuhanda, one of the area residents told our reporter that the incident occurred around 07:00 PM on Tuesday evening while Ayijuka was grazing goats in Kasumo village in the same parish during a heavy downpour.
11:27
11:27

Christian Withdraws Petition Against Election of Kigezi Diocesan Bishop Diocese of Kigezi 4 2

In a petition last month addressed to the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda the petitioners through their lawyers of Nzige, Jamero, and Company Advocates disputed the legality of Akanjuna's election arguing that the election process was marred with irregularities.
15:33
15:33

Fuel Tanker Fire: Driver, Turn man Admitted with Burns 1 3 Top story

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says that the fuel tanker registration number SSD 775Q was on its way from Kampala to deliver fuel to Baj Petro Station Rwakaraba, Nothern division in Kabale town.
13:41
13:41

Many Women in Kabale Not Aware of Land Ownership Rights -Survey 10 2

Edismary Musimenta, a 55-year-old resident of Rujanjara village in Kyanamira sub county got married to Bruno Sserunkuma in 1986 and gave birth to seven children. When her husband died in 2007, her mother-in-law demanded back all the land. Musimenta says that her explanation to the mother-in-law that she also needed land to use it in raising children fell on deaf and she was thrown out into the destitution she is wallowing in up to now.
12:39
12:39

Traffic Paralyzed along Mbarara-Kabale Highway following Tanker Explosion 2 Top story

The fuel tanker was destined for Kisoro from Kampala. Mbarara-Kabale highway connects to the Uganda-Rwanda border of Katuna and the Uganda-Democratic Republic of Congo border of Bunagana in Kisoro district.
11:49
11:49

Reduced Irish Potato Production in Kigezi Worries Agriculture Experts, Farmers Irish potatoes 6 1 Top story

Professor Jonny Mugisha, a researcher attached to Makerere University School of Agriculture Sciences and the executive director of Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), says that the research has proved that Irish potato production has declined from 7 metric tonnes per hectare to four metric tons in the last seven years.
13:35
13:35

Former Rubabo MP's Political Assistant Charged with Theft of UGX440 Million

The prosecution told the court that between October – December 2020 Bagorogoza withdrew 440 million shillings from Turyahikayo’s account, supposedly to give it to Godfrey Rwihunga, the Honourable Turyahikayo’s husband, to buy land at plot 35 Block 18 Nyabikoni ward, Central Division, Kabale Municipality but instead, stole it.
12:53
12:53

Lake Bunyonyi Endorsed As Ramsar site 5 2

Eng. Ivan Mbabazi Batuma, the Kigezi Tourism Cluster President, says that recognition of the Lake will attract tourists.
01:08
01:08

Kabale Loses Gov't-Built Industrial Park to Better-Endowed Kisoro 3 1

Major (rtd) Fred Bwino Kyakulaga, the State Minister for Agriculture in charge of Crop production has revealed to URN reporter that during last week’s cabinet meeting that he personally attended, it was resolved that the fully-fledged industrial park be constructed in Kisoro district.
09:30
09:30

Rwandan Franc Gains Against Uganda Shilling at Katuna Border 2 1

Robert Katureebe, one of the prominent money changers at Katuna border says that so far, Rwandan 1,000 franc trades at as high as 3,350 Ugandan Shillings buying and 3,700Uganda shillings selling.
13:53
13:53

URA Lost UGX 14Bn due to Katuna Border Closure 2 2

Peter Gikwiyakare, Uganda Revenue Authority Customs Manager in charge of the south-western region says that before the border closure, URA would collect about 400 million Shilling per month.
07:38
07:38

Comply with Rwandan Rules, URA Warns Ugandan Traders 2 2

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network at Katuna border on Monday evening, Peter Gikwiyakare, Uganda Revenue Authority Customs Manager in charge of the south-western region said that however much border reopening brings many opportunities for cross border trade and household income improvement, traders must endeavor to comply with requirements set by the Rwandan government.
14:42
14:42

Nursery Bed Operators Battle Gov't for UGX 10Billion 8 1

Denis Ndyomugyenyi Nzeirwe, a tea nursery bed farmer protests payment based on GPS results arguing that some of their nursery beds have genuine land titles and questions how GPS captured results differing from what verifiers who used naked eyes got.
07:20
07:20

Voters Reject Kabale MP's Proposal to Replace Deceased Councilor with Wife 1 9

She made the proposal following a speech the comments by the Mayor of Kabale Municipality, Emmanuel Sentaro Byamugisha on the speech by Bifabusha's widow about her late husband. Sentaro noted that Owembabazi deserved a political office for portraying confidence and boldness in her speech.
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