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15:02
15:02

Police Block Hoima-Kampala Road Ahead of Kitara FC Return 2 1 Top story

Mpabaisi says they decided to block the road after receiving information that supporters of Kitara FC were planning to hold a procession through Hoima town to celebrate their qualification for the Star-Times premier league in contravention of the COVID19 preventive guidelines.
12:58
12:58

Floods Diplace Tonya Primary School Pupils 5 3

Kyaligonza says the Education authorities promised to avail the school with two tents and Mobile toilets but nothing has been done since last week yet the church where they are currently operating from isn’t sufficient for the 38 candidates.
08:56
08:56

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Albert drowning 1

The deceased fishermen have been identified as Joseph Jabila 19 and Angomoko Jakwonga 27 both fishermen attached to Kiryamboga landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county Hoima district.
07:33
07:33

Bunyoro Coffee Farmers Demand UGX 1.2Bn from UCDA 4

According to the farmers, UCDA owes them Shillings 1.2 billion for 3,689,998 coffee seedlings they supplied between 2017 and 2019. Each seedling was valued at 350 Shillings.
13:45
13:45

Bunyoro Kingdom Premier Under Pressure to Resign Over Bugoma Forest Giveaway Hoima Sugar Limited 4 2 Top story

The National Environment Management Authority -NEMA found 13 square miles, out of the 22 square miles, were unfit for sugar plantation; They were in a wetland and forest reserve, which should be conserved.
16:26
16:26

Hoima Man Arrested for Defiling 7-Year-Old Minor Suspect 2

The suspect is Julius Karungi, a resident of Kyentale Cell in Hoima East Division Hoima City.
13:27
13:27

Plastic Waste Biggest Threat to Wetlands in Hoima Residents 4 1

The plastic garbage in the city is left uncollected and ends up in drainage channels and wetlands. In some places, the plastic waste is left to decompose on its own.
20:25
20:25

Bunyoro-Tooro Regional Kadhi Impeached Impeachment 2 1 Top story

Top on the accusations against Sheikh Irumba was the allegation that he forged a minute of the Regional College of Sheikhs meeting in Fort portal that he used in the failed dismissal of Bunyoro District Kadhi Sheikh, Ashraf Kugonza last year.
13:57
13:57

Journalists Arrested Over Bugoma Forest Demo Released Demonstration 1

Joshua Mutale and Vennex Watebawa, both members of the Water and Environment Media Network-WEMNET were protesting against the leasing of Bugoma forest reserve to Hoima Sugar Limited by Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom for sugarcane growing.
12:29
12:29

Two Journalists Arrested Over Bugoma Forest Demonstration Police 1 Top story

The duo was arrested on Tuesday evening few minutes after they arrived in Hoima town ahead of the peaceful demonstration against the sale and destruction of Bugoma forest reserve situation in Kyangwali and Kabwoya sub counties in Kikuube district.
13:10
13:10

Hoima City Mayor Grace Mugasa Loses NRM Flag NRM Primaries 2 1

The Victor, Kaboyo had 11,074 votes at the end of the tally, while Fredrick Alibankoha, the former LCIII Chairperson of Kahoora division in the former Hoima Municipality who also contested for the same seat came third with 1,064 votes. The results were declared by Brian Mugenyi, the Hoima district NRM Registrar last night.
14:28
14:28

Armed Congolese Militia Rob Engines on Lake Albert Attacks 1 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Friday that the four suspected Congolese militiamen all armed with guns struck at around 1AM and put the Ugandan fishermen at gunpoint before ordering them to surrender to them the two boat engines.
15:20
15:20

UPDF Captain Arrested for Assaulting Traffic Officers 2 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson identified the officer as Captain Sam Kaziiro attached to the Chieftaincy of Mubende Rehabilitation Center-CMRC.
12:57
12:57

Fisherman Drowns in Lake Albert boat accident 1

The deceased has been only identified as Kumakech, a fisherman attached to Mbegu landing site in Kabaale Sub county Hoima district. His other colleague who survived the boat accident is only identified as Opio.
13:22
13:22

Police Battles NUP Supporters in Hoima Teargas 3 3

Supporters of both parties had converged at Duhaga Roundabout in Hoima West Division for a planning meeting ahead of the 2021 general elections. It is alleged that the meeting was going to be chaired by Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the National Unity Platform Principal and champion of the People Power pressure group.
19:13
19:13

Hoima Woman MP Harriet Businge Loses NRM Flag elections 2 1

Businge polled 12,877 votes while Wembabazi had 13,934 votes. the other contestant Juliet Kusiima came third with 484 votes, according to the results which were read by Hoima NRM Registrar Brian Mugenyi at Kitara secondary school tally centre.
13:08
13:08

NRM Halts Hoima Woman MP Primaries As Aspirant Battles for Life elections 1 1

The Chairperson of the NRM Electoral Commission Dr Tanga Odoi told URN this morning that the elections were halted after sparks of violence between supporters of the area MP Harriet Mugenyi Businge and her main challenger Beatrice Wembabazi.
16:11
16:11

Two Children Perish in House Fire 2 1

Moses Balikagira, the Kapapi Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, has condemned the attack and cautioned parents against leaving their children alone during night hours.
18:10
18:10

Drug Shortage Hits Kabaale Health Center III Patients 4 1

David Kyagondeze, the in-charge says that the facility lacks essential medicines such as anti-malaria drugs, antibiotics, vaccines and medical supplies such as syringes, gloves, catheters and gauze among others.
13:05
13:05

Hoima City Civil Servants Miss Pay 1

Geoffrey Bwagi Bamanyisa, the City Town Clerk attributed the delays to integrate the details of the civil servants in the new automated payment system.
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