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10:54
10:54

Sixteen Rushanje Girls Record Statements Over School Dormitory fire 2

According to a reliable police source, the fire was deliberately started. The source notes that the students deliberately started the fire after the school management turned down their pleas for a midterm break.
07:02
07:02

Fire Guts Dormitory at Rushanje Girls School 1 3 Top story

Gertrude Atukunda, the school Headmistress, says that the fire broke out at around 8:00 pm as the girls were attending night preps. She explains that they first heard a loud burst followed by a huge fire a few minutes later in the middle of the dormitory.
11:07
11:07

Rwampara Speaker In Trouble for Alleged Fraud and Impersonation 2

Natukunda denies receiving the said letter, saying that even her signature purportedly acknowledging receiving the letter was forged. She now wants Mwesigwa to present the person that received the letter, offer a public apology, and pay her Shillings 500,000 in damages for physiological torture, disturbance, and inconvenience.
14:28
14:28

Rwampara District Council Session Flops as Speaker, Deputy Skip Meeting, 1 5

Elivaidah Karuhanga, Female District Councilor for elders, said that the missing Deputy speaker raises worries following the death of former District Councilor Fred Kabanda who represented Mwizi Kabura Town council who was found murdered last year and body dumped in a trench.
07:29
07:29

Rwampara District Fails to Recover UWEP, Youth Livelihood Funds 5

Remegio Musiime, the Senior Community Development Officer, Rwampara says members of the most youth groups that received the money, disappeared rendering the groups non-existent.
12:02
12:02

Women Decry Limited Maternal Health Services in Rwampara Ministry Of Health 3

According to the Rwampara District Health Officer Allan Twesigomwe, women can access maternal health services from five Health centres in the entire district contrary to the policy of accessing the service from all Health centres IIIs and IVs.
13:44
13:44

Rwampara Accident Claims Three Lives 1 2

Emmanuel Rukiiri, an eye witness says that the accident occurred when the driver of the Carina tried to turn on his right and was hit together with the motorcycle by the speeding bus.
15:30
15:30

Minister Nabakooba Orders 600 Rwampara Evictees Back onto the Land 4

The affected residents were forcefully evicted from the land by prominent businessman Robert Rutebemberwa the director of Birya United Agencies in 2019 and deployed private security after he fenced it off after he allegedly said that he had bought it.
11:52
11:52

Evicted Encroachers Benefit from Wetland Restoration Project in Rwampara 1 6

This is part of the Integrated Water Resources Management Project which is targeting 1,000 households to directly benefit from the new livelihood changing projects under the plan for the Restoration and Protection of the River Rwizi Ecosystem and Catchment Area.
13:38
13:38

Health Center III in-charge Arrested for Alleged Theft of Covid-19 Testing Kits MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 1

Fredrick Byanyima was arrested on Wednesday by Resident District Commissioner Emmy Katera Turyabagyenyi. He is currently detained at Nyeihanga Police Post.
13:03
13:03

Environmental Activist in Rwampara Killed 1

Samson Kasasira Rwizi, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson says that Bitakamanyirwe was attacked inside his house and stabbed several times in the neck.
09:07
09:07

Rwampara District Councilor Dies After Attack

The Rwizi Region Police Spokesman, Samson Kasasira, says that the councillor was rushed to Mayanja Hospital in critical condition resulting from excessive bleeding. According to Kasasira, his condition deteriorated prompting his transfer to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.
15:14
15:14

Encroachers Using Herbicides to Destroy Wetlands in Rwampara 3 1

Joconoius Musingwire, the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA regional manager in southwestern Uganda says they have identified the use of herbicides as a new and easiest method used by encroachers. Some of the herbicides used to clear wetlands include weed master 24D and DUDU.
12:56
12:56

Kyagulanyi Abandons Empty Venue In Rwampara District NUP 3 2

Kyangulanyi was supposed to hold one rally for Rwampara district in Bugamba Sub county but his Rwampara team was forced to change venue to Kitunguru playground which is about 70 kilometers from the prepared venue.
17:46
17:46

Body of Missing Boda Boda Rider Found in River Rwizi

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, says the deceased was killed on Tuesday night and his body dumped in river Rwizi. He says the assailants were after the deceased’s Bajaj boxer motorcycle registration number UEV 781Q.
19:53
19:53

Four Perish In Rwampara Fatal Accident. 1

Innocent Byamugisha said that the driver of the small car was in the wrong as he tried to overtake from the wrong side of the road trying to enter the road from parking.
10:49
10:49

Amuriat Canvasses for Votes Past Campaigning Time in Rwampara District 3 1

According to the Electoral Commission guidelines, campaigns start at 7:00 AM and close at 6:00 PM.
08:09
08:09

Tumukunde to Sue Rwampara DPC over Blocked Campaign Meeting 2 2

Tumukunde, who was scheduled to meet his supporters at Kinoni playground last evening arrived to an empty venue manned by police personnel at 4:30 p.m. A bitter exchange ensued between him and Opiyo as security chased motorcyclists from parking along the highway.
18:41
18:41

Rwampara East Loser Petitions NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson 3 4

Ngabirano polled 15,060 votes while Tusiime came second with 14,049 votes. Other contestants Bomuhangi garnered 590 votes and Mutsika got 448 votes.
12:41
12:41

NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson Dismisses Rwampara Registrar NRM party Primaries 2 1

The district NRM registrar is accused of defying the National NRM party electoral commission Chairperson and announcing a new winner of the woman Member of Parliament flag bearer.
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