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08:23
08:23

Rukiga Needs UGX 1.27BN to Rehabilitate Roads, Bridges 6 2

Roland Ndyomugengyi Bish, the Rukiga County member of parliament, and Caroline Kamusiime Muhwezi, the woman member of parliament, say that the problems of impassible roads and broken bridges are putting business and welfare of locals in the district at a standstill.
13:22
13:22

Thugs Kill Fuel Pump Guard 1

Ronald Turyahebwa, a fuel station pump attendant explains that while asleep, he heard people breaking into a room at the station at around 01:04 am. According to Turyahebwa, he raised an alarm prompting the thugs to run away.
08:47
08:47

Poor Road Network: Locals, Leaders Want Rukiga Declared Hard to Reach 6 3

Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba, a resident of Hamuhonga in Kitojo parish, Rwamucucu sub-county, says that the state of the road network in the district is so wanting. According to Kwarikunda, even the available roads are in a sorry state due to the lack of renovation. He says that the roads are always muddy and slippery whenever it rains and very dusty on sunny days.
06:56
06:56

Students Stranded as Fire guts St. Aloysius Girls’ Secondary School Dormitory Block 1 5 Top story

One of the students told URN on condition of anonymity that they were attending night preps when they saw flames emerging from the Elizabeth and Gonzaga dormitory block. She said non of them was injured since they were revising when the fire started around 9 pm.
11:13
11:13

Finance Minister, Rukiga District Councilor Clash over Teachers Salary 7 2

Akampurira, grabbed a microphone and started protesting, immediately after David Bahati, State Minister for Trade, Industry, and Cooperatives had finished speaking.
07:16
07:16

Death of Mother, Baby at Mparo Health Center IV Sparks Protests 7 1 Top story

The deceased's husband Xavier Musasizi, a tutor at Kabale-Bukinda Core Primary Teachers College in Rukiga district explains that his wife was admitted to Mparo Health Center IV with labor pains.
17:03
17:03

Ugandan Goods Still Restricted in Rwanda, a Month After Re-opening 3 2

Robert Mbabazi Kakwerere, Rukiga district LC5 Chairman and also a resident of Uganda-Rwanda border sub county of Kamwezi says that locals in Kamwezi are still blocked from crossing to Rwanda to sell their agricultural produce like they used to be before the impasse.
10:19
10:19

Rukiga Leaders Demand Autonomy Over UMFSNP Project 11 3

Gastone Muhereza, the Kashambya sub-county LC V councillor who also doubles as district production and marketing secretary, says that it is embarrassing to find Kabale district is the one that determines the project budget.
16:48
16:48

Rukiga Residents Decry Appalling State of Major Bridge 3

The bridge on the Kakirimizi- Butambi road connects to Rukiga and Rubanda districts. It was washed away by heavy rains in October last year and since then it has never been repaired.
10:02
10:02

Rukiga Authorities Under Spotlight for Receiving Incomplete Rwamucucu Seed School playground 7 2

According to parents of Rwamucucu Seed Secondary School Kihorezo and local leaders, the district agreed with the contractor to grade a playground measuring 105 meters long and 68 meters wide.
11:01
11:01

Another Secondary School Abruptly Closes Days after Reopening 3

Kashambya Community College, a Private Secondary School in Rukiga district had officially reopened on January 10, 2022, when all other educational institutions were reopened. However, they announced the closure on Wednesday and refunded school fees to all learners who had reported back to school.
10:59
10:59

Rukiga Veterinary Authorities Lift Ban on Sale of Pigs 2 1

Godfrey Bukoosi, the Rukiga District Veterinary Officer told our reporter that they have lifted the ban after spending more than three last weeks without registering any case in the district.
10:33
10:33

Rukiga District Gets New FDC Chairperson FDC Party 2 1

Kwarikunda replaces Medard Ensinikweri who in July defected to the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party.
11:27
11:27

President’s Office Intervenes in Muhanga Town Council Land Dispute 7 3

Last month, two State House officials Constance Bamukunda and Eunice Kyomuhendo petitioned Museveni accusing Eudia Mutabazi, Muhanga town council assistant town clerk, and Aggrey Magezi, Muhanga town council Land board committee chairperson of frustrating their plans of applying for freehold ownership of the contested land.
08:39
08:39

Conviction of Former Minister Kabafunzaki Draws Mixed Reactions in Rukiga County 8 3

Last week, Justice Margaret Tibulya of the Anti-Corruption Court found the former minister guilty of soliciting a bribe of 5 million Shillings in 2017.
07:25
07:25

African Swine Fever Reported in Rukiga 2 1

According to Bukoosi, the veterinary office was compelled to announce the ban because of the death of 46 pigs in Kamwezi sub-county and another 100 in Kashambya.
14:26
14:26

Rukiga Farmers Receive Produce Storage Facility, Coffee Huller Machine 2 1

The boost is being implemented under Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) with support from World Bank.
08:31
08:31

Poor Facilitation Threatens Success of Emyooga Initiative in Rukiga 7 2

The Program was launched in August 2019 as part of the government’s strategies to transform 68 per cent of Ugandan homesteads from subsistence to market-oriented production. Rukiga district received 560 million Shillings to benefit 18 Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization or Society (SACCO) with 636 benefiting groups.
12:20
12:20

Banana Rust Thrips Disease Spreads to Rukiga 4 2

The disease has affected several banana plantations in Bukinda, Kamwezi, and Rwamucucu sub-counties and Muhanga town council.
18:59
18:59

Leaders in Kigezi Renew Demand for Hospital in Rubanda, Rukungiri 3 1

The leaders argue that due to the lack of government hospitals in the three districts, all Covid-19 patients that need special management are taken to Kabale regional referral.
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