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Five Tanzanians Arrested for Violating COVID-19 Guidelines in Rakai Army 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.
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Rakai DP Members Defy Top Leadership on Grassroots Elections Democratic Party-DP 3 1 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Rakai, Kyotera Battle Increase of Malaria Cases Ministry of Health 5 1

In June, Rakai hospital registered 749 malaria cases, a number higher than the monthly average of 362 patients attended to in the normal months.
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Rakai RDC, DPC Accused of Protecting Land Grabbers 4 1

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.
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Rakai Farmers Protest Cluster Development Project Conditions 1 3

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

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.
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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.
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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.
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Village Leaders Propose Changes in Govt Projects Implementation Model 3 1

Districts and Sub County local governments have remained the first point of contact for the implementation of community-based programmes by Government Ministries Departments and Agencies.
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