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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 1 2

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.
08:47
08:47

L. Kijanebarola Disappearance: Over Ten Villages In Severe Water Crisis 4 1

Patrick Mande, another affected resident, says he plans to relocate to another village to access clean and safe water. He appealed to the government to intervene by setting up boreholes or taps in the affected communities to help 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.
15:07
15:07

First Ever Lukooki Book Published, Launched 2 1

The 48-page book titled “Tugambe Olukooki”, meaning Let Us Speak Lukooki, was officially launched at the 17th Coronation Anniversary of the Kamuswaga Apollo Ssansa Kabumbuli II at Kakoma Playground in Lwanda sub-county on Saturday.
11:32
11:32

Live Lines Threaten Lives in Rakai 2

Ddwaniro residents say their lives and property are in danger due to UMEM’s failure to inspect and monitor the poles and poor connection in the current rainy season.
11:01
11:01

Kooki Launches Campaign Against Child Marriage, Early Pregnancies 5 1

Al-Haji Idi Ahmed Kiwanuka, the Kooki Prime Minister, says that they are strengthening the year’s theme to enhance child protection. Kiwanuka argues that girls who are protected and educated have a better chance to have a brighter future compared to those married off early.
16:32
16:32

Rakai Poisoning: Police to Charge Grandparents With Rush And Negligence

Last week, five children under the age of seven from the same family died after they took Paraquat herbicide, allegedly given to them by the grandparents. They were identified as Alafa Kamoga, Jovan Kivumbi, Elijah Lubyayi, Sarah Nabukenya, and Shivan Mirembe of one-and-half-years.
08:23
08:23

Rakai Poisoning: Fifth Victim Buried

Four victims namely Jovan Kivumbi, 4, Shivan Mirembe, 3, Elijah Lubyayi, 3, and Sarah Nabukenya, 2, succumbed to the toxin on different days last week.
13:00
13:00

Forced Marriages, Widow Inheritance Irk Kooki Cultural Institution kooki cheifdom 3 1

Godfrey Kimbugwe, the Kooki Chiefdom Deputy Prime Minister and Rakai District Community Development Officer, says some people in the chiefdom are still stuck with these old practices.
18:51
18:51

Rakai Police Retrieve Bodies of 2 Brothers who Drowned River 1

The first body of John Makumbi, 20, was retrieved on Wednesday evening, and that of Kizito Ssendikadiwa today.
16:17
16:17

Rakai Man Accused of Defiling Friend’s 6-year-old Daughter

The suspect identified as Joshua Ssempijja had escaped shortly after the incident but police and residents got him from a hideout this afternoon.
14:32
14:32

30 People Displaced by Oil Pipeline Die Before Compensation, Families in Quagmire 7 1

According to Richard Orebi, the Programmes Associate-GRA, the issues of PAPs that have died and families that are stranded in these districts are often coming up in the community monitors’ reports.
11:03
11:03

Rakai Residents Resist Demarcation of Boundaries on Disputed Land 1 4

A Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF soldier identified as Captain Godfrey Kalamuzi had obtained permission to open boundaries in two villages of Kyakago and Kasese located in Kibanda sub-county, Rakai district, where he claims ownership on a piece of land measuring 254 hectares. However, at least 1,000 residents living in 240 homes who are settled on the same land have resisted the opening of the boundaries arguing that it could be a plot to have them evicted.
19:06
19:06

Rakai Probation Office, World Vision Decry Surge in Child Abuse 5 1

Rakai District Probation and Welfare Officer Joseph Ssendagi says that many of the acts like child labour, excessive physical punishment, and defilement, among others, were mainly perpetrated by family members such as parents and relatives and members of the community. He further attributes the abuses to parental negligence
20:25
20:25

Rakai NRM LC V Candidate Petitions EC for Vote Recount 1 2 Top story

In his January 21, 2021 petition addressed to the Electoral Commission chairperson through the District Registrar, Bajjungu claims that ballot papers in two boxes from Kiteredde polling station in Kibanda sub-county and Kitogota polling station in Kiziba sub-county were not counted.
07:38
07:38

Two More Arrested With Over 300 Pre-ticked Ballots In Rakai 1

Enoch Ssenkaayi, the Presiding Officer and Maria Namuddu, the polling assistant at Lugalama Catholic polling station confirmed the incident, saying the pre-ticked ballots had not reached the boxes since the suspects were arrested in time.
17:47
17:47

Protest As Police Arrests Rakai NUP LC 5 Candidate 2

Eliab Kiggundu Sango was arrested in Ntantamuchi sub-county for unknown reason ahead of the vote tally.
15:43
15:43

Rakai Polling Agent Arrested for Stealing Ballot Booklet 3

The agent, only identified as Deus, was representing Samuel Kaggwa Ssekamwa, an independent candidate in the Rakai Local Council chairperson's race. Ssekamwa is contesting for the same seat with Godfrey Bajjungu (NRM), Eliab Kigundu Sango (NUP), Elisa Nicholas Ssekitende (FDC), and independents Ali Balekye, Kasiiba John, and Robert Nyondo.
13:43
13:43

Police Fail To Track UPDF Soldiers Who Had Pre-Ticked Ballots In Rakai 1 1 Top story

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says they are still pursuing the suspects for their involvement in electoral malpractices. He says they have already summoned the presiding officers from the said polling stations to record statements.
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