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18:49
18:49

Teargas Canister Blows Off Kibuku Man's Hand During Umeme Operation 1 6

Ivan Wampula, the Mayor Tirirnyi town council said although Kaboneka, is a known suspected power thief, it was not necessary for Umeme and police officers to use brutal means of apprehending him. But the Umeme Head of Communications Peter Kauju says Kaboneka was violently wielding a panga, forcing the officers to the use tear gas which shattered his hand when he tried to return it, adding that umeme has now opened a case against him for obstructing a lawful operation.
17:35
17:35

Dead Man Was Cattle Trader-Kibuku Police 3 1 Top story

Immaculate Alaso, the Bukedi North Police Spokesperson, says that Police responded to a call from residents about armed robbers moving in a V8 Land cruiser. She says officers from the field Force unit (FFU) swing into action leading to a fire exchange with the occupants of the vehicle who managed to get away.
15:14
15:14

Parish Development Model Beneficiaries in Kibuku Protest Delayed Funding 1 6

The beneficiaries from seven parishes are yet to receive the funds. The Parishes include Kapyani in Nankodo sub county, Namawondo in Kibuku town council, Kadoto, in Bulangila town council, Kabusule in Nabiswa sub county, Nanoko parish in Lwatama sub county.
16:13
16:13

Kibuku Residents Protest Power Outage 4 1

According to the managers, they have running on a diesel generator for the last two weeks, which is costly given the high price of fuel. As a result, the cooperative has hiked milk prices from Shillings 1400 per liter to Shillings 1500 to cater for the cost of diesel.
13:07
13:07

Mentally Sick Man Kills Two Step Brothers

Immaculate Alaso, the Bukedi North Police Spokesperson, says that residents responded to the incident and managed to tie the suspect before handing him over to the police.
14:48
14:48

Deputy Head Teacher in Kibuku Accused of Embezzling USE Funds 4

Mukwaya allegedly withdrew the money from the school’s DFCU account at the beginning of the term in January and has since abandoned the school.
13:57
13:57

Kibuku Watchman Arrested for Killing Student Using Arrow

Immaculate Alaso, the Bukedi North Police spokesperson said that the arrow hit the deceased around the neck and his colleagues forcefully pulled it out which made him to bleed profusely and he succumbed to injuries on arrival at Kadama central clinic.
11:02
11:02

Budaka, Kibuku Health Centers Stuck with New Beds Over Lack of Space 6 1

Jacob Owino, a Senior Clinician at Kibuku Health Center IV, says that they are struggling with limited space despite an overwhelming number of patients.
11:13
11:13

Bukedi Region Districts Battling Increasing Malaria Cases 1 5

Dr. Godfrey Buyinza, the Kibuku District Health Officer, says that the situation is worrying, noting that if they had powers as a district, they would have declared an epidemic.
17:14
17:14

President Museveni Launches Parish Development Model 2 4 Top story

It is an extension of the approach to development as envisaged under the National Developement Plan III, with the Parish as the lowest administrative and operational hub for delivering services closer to the people and hence fostering local economic development. There are over 10,594 parishes in the country.
09:23
09:23

LC I Chairperson, Two Others Arrested Over Death of 50-Year-Old Man in Kibuku 1

Immaculate Alaso, the Bukedi North Police Spokesperson, says that mob members later dumped the deceased’s body in the nearby cassava plantation belonging to John Moding where police recovered it. She says that their investigations led to the LC I Chairperson who was arrested together with two other people.
13:14
13:14

Police Recover Body of Kibuku Fisherman

The deceased has been identified as Geoffrey Kato aged 22 years, a resident of Kabusule Zone, Bugiri Parish.
09:13
09:13

Heavy Rains Leave Households Homeless in Kibuku District 3 4

The rains that pounded the district on Monday evening destroyed houses in Katiryo and Bukatikoko parishes in Kituti Sub County in Kibuku district. They also destroyed crops, killed animals and left many people injured.
14:59
14:59

20 UPDF Veteran Soldiers Injured in Kibuku Accident 2 1

Jude Wandera, the Elgon/Bukedi UPDF spokesperson said the veterans were travelling from Mbale to Singo Army training school. They were among the 1000 retired soldiers who were recalled recently by the UPDF for deployment in Somalia for the peacekeeping mission.
11:27
11:27

Kibuku District Battles Increased Cattle Theft

According to the leaders, the crime has taken a sharp rise in a period of less than two months with complaints being registered on daily basis across the district.
08:14
08:14

Big Crowds as Bugwere Cultural Leader Wayabire is Laid to Rest 3 1

The state Minister for Gender and Culture Peace Mutuuzo asked the leaders of Bugwere to emphasize the messages and existence of the covid19 disease. She said that people need to be very careful the way they deal and operate in their day to day life and that they should follow the guidelines as much as possible.
10:36
10:36

Kibuku Residents Vow Not to Vote NRM Flag Bearers 1 5

The residents told Mukula that they will not vote for any flag bearer in the district because they fraudulently won the party primaries.
08:47
08:47

Three Arrested in Connection to Raid at Kibuku District Headquarters 2 1 Top story

Charles Kadyama, the Kibuku District LC 5 Chairperson suspects that the theft could have been an inside job, arguing that no outsider could know where they keep their valuables.
10:38
10:38

Kibuku Tops in Teenage Pregnancies - Report

Report findings by both Bukedi Action for Integrated Development Initiatives-International (BAfIDI), a local Non-Governmental Organization that aims to ending Teenage Pregnancy, Domestic and Gender Based Violence in the Region and District Health Department has indicated that teenage pregnancy in Kibuku district stands at 37 percent.
14:00
14:00

68 Pupils, School Staffs Hospitalised Over Suspected Poisoning 2 7 Top story

Information obtained by URN shows that the problem started around Thursday evening shortly after the pupils had just completed their supper. The School Deputy Head teacher, Wilberforce Taika says all pupils, a teacher and school cook who ate the food development stomach ache and were hospitalised.
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