Breaking

Archive

Nov 649 results
12:42
12:42

Rakai NUP Leaders Abandon Kooki Candidate 5

Eliyab Kiggundu Ssango, the Rakai District NUP Chairperson, says their candidate has remained in Kampala for a week after the campaigns were flagged off, which raises questions.
10:27
10:27

NRM's Ssemwanga Unopposed MP For Buyamba County As Nominations Close 4 1

Sarah Nabukeera, the Rakai Electoral Commission District Registrar confirms that they received only one candidate seeking to contest as MP for Buyamba County MP.
15:20
15:20

Kooki Chiefdom Finally Acquires Own Radio Station 1 4

Godfrey Kimbugwe, the Deputy Prime Minister Kooki Chiefdom, says the radio station is a key project they have been longing for to support their social transformation agenda among their subjects.
05:17
05:17

Security Restricts Movement of Persons with Homes Across Borders in Rakai 3 1

Mubiru, also the Chairperson of the District Security Committee explains that their assessments have established that some of the COVID-19 cases registered in their area were among people sneaking into Tanzania on non-business engagements, including those meeting their spouses across the border.
13:24
13:24

DP, FDC Leaders Bicker Over Nomination of Candidates in Rakai 2

The controversy stems from the ongoing candidate’ identification process in which some members of FDC are seeking endorsement from the People Power pressure group, which is coordinated by DP leaders in the area.
22:21
22:21

Government Delivers 310,000 Facemasks to Rakai Communities 1 3

The district is categorized among the high-risk areas due to its geographical location at the Uganda-Tanzania border. It has so far confined 192 COVID-19 suspects, 171 of who were discharged after testing negative to the virus.
06:27
06:27

Rakai District Chairman Roughed Up by Protestors over Poor Roads Residents 4 2

Many of the roads in the area have become impassable following floods that devastated the area in recent months. They include, among others, the Lumbugu-Buyamba-Lwamaggwa road, which connects to Lyantonde district which was ruined by the floods from Lake Kijjanebarola.
15:45
15:45

Five Tanzanians Arrested for Violating COVID-19 Guidelines in Rakai Masaka RRH 1

Rakai Resident District Commissioner Charles Mubiru says that the individuals were intercepted at Kamuli village in Kibanda sub-county. At the same place, police intercepted two Burundians and a Ugandan who had crossed from Tanzania in April.
12:17
12:17

Rakai DP Members Defy Top Leadership on Grassroots Elections DP wrangles 1 3 Top story

Dick Ssebbowa, the Rakai District Mobilisation Secretary, says the top party organ acted on selfish grounds and machinations, which led to an illogical decision that endangers the party values.
07:26
07:26

Grieving Death Of Ten Students A Year After Rakai School Fire delayed justice 3 4 Top story

Nabasaji, a resident of Kalisizo Town Council in Kyotera district, says the delayed trial of the suspects has denied them justice.
10:09
10:09

Mother Arrested in Rakai For Killing Own Newly Born Baby Uganda Police

Moses Bakokyoyiga, a district councillor representing Lwamaggwa Sub County reported to police that Kyabingondo gave birth to a baby on October 28th, but to their surprise, she threw it into a toilet on Monday.
07:17
07:17

Rakai Worker's Representative Arrested for Alleged Extortion

In his statement, Birinomutonzi claims that Kiwanuka approached him in March this year after submitting his application for a job in the ICT department. The suspect reportedly asked him to pay a bribe if he wished to get the job.
10:41
10:41

West Buganda Bishop Defuses Wrangles in Church 3 1 Top story

Bishop Katumba was enthroned in September 2017 at the height of disputes between the clergy and parishioners, many of whom were even opposed to his candidature because of biases against Bishops coming from outside the diocese.
07:29
07:29

Rakai, Kyotera Battle Increase of Malaria Cases Ministry of Health 1 5

In June, Rakai hospital registered 749 malaria cases, a number higher than the monthly average of 362 patients attended to in the normal months.
17:31
17:31

Rakai RDC, DPC Accused of Protecting Land Grabbers 1 4

During the Rakai district public accountability forum “Baraza” organized at Byakabanda sub county headquarters, residents a swipe at the district’s heads of security for what they described as failure to reign over the ongoing incidents of land grabbing in the area.
15:44
15:44

Rakai Farmers Protest Cluster Development Project Conditions 3 1

Each of the project beneficiaries are required to first deposit a total of 168,000 shillings to an account in United Bank of Africa-UBA, before they are given implements that can cater for a plantation; measuring to one acre. Benon Kayima, the Byakabanda sub county youth chairperson, says the precondition of making a payment before getting the inputs, is standing as an obstacle to many intending farmers in the villages who cannot raise the required fees.
12:05
12:05

400 Face Eviction in Rakai 3 1

The affected residents are from the villages of; Kyandaaza, Kigeye and Kateerero located in Byakabanda Sub County. A Kampala based businessman Enoch Rwamirembe is threatening to evict them off the land they have occupied for decades.
07:35
07:35

Child Marriages in Rakai Blamed on Cultural Practices, Poverty 1 2

The 2018 report by World Vision Office in Rakai district about girl-child rights indicate that a total of 403 children were reported to have been defiled in Rakai district and majority had entered into marriage and got pregnant when they were still below age. According to the report, the school dropout rate in the area stands at 47 percent and the trend is even worse with the number of girls completing secondary school levels.
18:19
18:19

Valley Dam Turns into Death Trap 2 2 Top story

Yorokamu Gakyalo, the chairperson of the area Project Management Committee, says the open dam makes communities around it susceptible to drowning.
15:16
15:16

Mob Lynches Two Suspected Motorcycle Thieves rakai police

Preliminary police investigations indicate that the duo ran out luck when they tried to steal a motor cycle from a local pub, which angered revelers. They pounced on the suspects and beat them to death.
Nov 649 results