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15:44
15:44

Kisoro Head teacher On the Run after Blocking PLE Candidate 4

Frobel Iratuzi, 16, claims that despite being prepared for the exam, Bizere turned her away, citing her failure to pay Shillings 60,000. Despite rushing home to inform her sick mother and managing to collect only Shillings 20,000, she was still denied entry.
13:20
13:20

Kidnaped Kisoro Pupil Kisoro Recovered 1

Hakiza had worked at Bakunzi’s home as a casual laborer for about a month. However, on October 22, 2023, he disappeared with the victim.
09:55
09:55

Casual Labourer Kidnaps Pupil, Demands UGX 8M Ransom 1 2

John Mary Irankunda, a pupil at Nshungwe Primary School and resident of Kanyacucu village, Busengo parish Nyarubuye sub-county, was kidnapped by a Congolese national only identified as Hakiza on October 22, 2023.
12:17
12:17

Bible Society Seeks UGX 5B to Complete Rufumbira Translation 3

While not disclosing the exact investment made thus far, Peter Lumbuye Serumaga, the Acting Secretary General of BSU, revealed that more than 5 billion Shillings are required to complete the translation of the Old Testament and thereby create a comprehensive Rufumbira Bible.
07:51
07:51

Congolese Man, Ugandan National Handed Six Year Jail Term for Illegal Possession of Firearms 1

According to the prosecution, security got information that Gashendure had crossed into Uganda from Congo through the porous borders in Bunyangaro, Nyabwishenya sub-district with a firearm. A combined team of the Uganda Police Force and Uganda People's Defense Forces-UPDF followed him to Kisoro town, close to Stanbic Bank, where they apprehended him. Upon searching him, they recovered two hand grenades.
15:48
15:48

Withdrawal of Charges Against Kayihura Excites Kisoro Leaders, Residents 1 7

The charges including failure to protect war materials, failure to supervise police officers, and abetting kidnap were withdrawn on Wednesday before a seven-member panel led by Brigadier General Freeman Robert Mugabe.
10:53
10:53

16-Year-Old Boy Held in Hospital Over Unpaid Bills 1 2

Jonas Mfitumukiza, a primary six pupil at Gakenke Primary School and a resident of Mburabuturo village in Nyakabande sub-county was admitted to the hospital on February 15, 2023, after suffering a strange illness on his right leg.
18:06
18:06

24 People Injured in Kisoro Road Accident 2

The accident occurred at Kibande village along the Kabale-Kisoro road when a motor vehicle registration number UBG 645E that was heading from Rwamwanja refugee camp in Kamwenge district lost control and overturned several times.
14:19
14:19

Congolese National, Ugandan man Held over Illegal Possession of Firearms bunagana 1 2

Elly Maate, police spokesperson for Kigezi region says the two being questioned to establish the source of the firearms, the motive and if there are more accomplices.
11:18
11:18

Indian Businessman’s Murder Case Transferred to Kabale over Threats to Witnesses

Patel Kuntaj, 24 who operated a hardware shop in Kisoro municipality was shot and injured on October 27, 2022, by Eliod Gumizamu a police officer attached to the Nyakabande Refugee Transit Centre. Kuntaj later died at St. Francis Hospital in Mutolere due to excessive bleeding. Gumizamu reportedly appeared with a group of unidentified men and entered the hardware shop, pulled out a gun, and shot Kuntaj in the chest.
16:18
16:18

Kisoro Man Gets Life Sentence For Brutal Family Murders

In his judgment, Justice Samuel Emokor noted that Ndikumukiza pleaded guilty to the charges and described him as an evil individual who should not be granted the privilege of enjoying life outside prison.
11:11
11:11

Kisoro Shooting: One Suspect Arrested

Dusabe, 34, a resident of Nyarurama village, Rutare parish, Chahi sub-county, was gunned down at around 11:30 PM on Saturday night.
07:32
07:32

Unidentified Assailants Kill Man in Kisoro 2

According to Elly Maate, the police spokesperson, armed individuals entered Dusabe's home and opened fire, resulting in severe injuries. Despite being rushed to Kisoro Hospital, Dusabe succumbed to excessive bleeding caused by bullet wounds.
15:45
15:45

Uganda Wilflife Authority Arrested 2,837 Poachers in 2022 2 4

In addition, 26,578 assorted poaching implements that include spears, arrows, panga's, hunting nets and guns among others were recovered, alongside 46,515 assorted wildlife products that include skins, meat and teeth.
10:56
10:56

Rwandan National Was Shot Smuggling Minerals- Security 1 2

Hajji Shafique Ssekandi, Kisoro Resident District Commissioner says that investigations indicate that Dushimimana together with a group of other yet to be identified people were offloading minerals from an ISUZU tipper truck registration number UAV 063F while on Ugandan side heading to Rwanda.
09:37
09:37

Suspected Smuggler Shot Dead in Kisoro 1 2

The smuggler only identified as Eric was allegedly shot in the wee hours of Thursday at the Ugandan-Rwanda porous border of Ghetto in Mupaka village, Chahafi town council.
12:36
12:36

Kisoro Authorities Ban Fishing Activities on Lakes Mutanda, Kayumbu 3 1

Denis Birungi, the Kisoro District Fisheries Officer, says that the fresh ban was necessary due to the observation of poor fishing practices among the permitted fishermen.
11:56
11:56

Five People Including a Police Officer, Arrested for Illegal Possession of Military Hardware 3 2

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson confirmed the arrests and stated that investigations into the matter are ongoing. Additionally, the suspects were found in possession of a loaded UPDF XK 576754 gun, hidden at Home Lodging on Kivenfere Road in Kisoro Municipality.
09:24
09:24

Civil Society Leaders Demand Action M23 2

On June 13,2022, over 170 FARDC soldiers abandoned their base and fled to Ugandan district of Kisoro after an intense fighting with M23 rebels. This follows a fighting between the two parties which had started in late March 2022.
14:53
14:53

School Gets Classroom Block For Hosting DRC Refugees 2 1

Located less about 60 meters at the Uganda-Democratic Republic of Congo border, the school suspended operations for almost two weeks and hosted about 5,451 asylum seekers in October 2022 fleeing heavy fighting between the March 23 Movement (M23 rebels) and Armed Forces of Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) in North Kivu province.
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