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21:19
21:19

Fear As Stray Lions Invade Kihihi kanungu district

Nelson Natukunda, the Kihihi Sub County LC 3 chairperson, says the officers managed to push back four Lions into the national park when they fired in the air. He however, says one of the Lions managed to get away and is still at large.
07:33
07:33

Three Held for Killing Own Mother Over Land kanungu district 1

Jessica Tindimwebwa, the Ibarya Village LC I chairperson, says the deceaseds body was found by her granddaughters on Friday evening after returning from school.
10:57
10:57

Residents, UWA Disagree on Revenue Sharing locals 4

In 2018/2019 financial year, UWA released 600 million shillings to be shared by all sub-counties bordering Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Mpungu Sub County received 60 million shillings.
12:15
12:15

Mpungu Schools Fail to Attract Female Teachers kanungu district 2

Wycliffe Mutambuzi, the coordinator Kanungu Kanungu Community Efforts for Rural Transformation, a Community Based Organization says education of the girl child in Mpungu Sub County remains a huge challenge due to lack of female teachers.
18:49
18:49

Kanungu Kidnap Victim Released ransom

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says Mbeeta was released around midday on Tuesday after his family sent his kidnappers Shillings 1.5 million via mobile money. The kidnappers had demanded for Shillings 2 million, but the victims family pleaded with them to accept Shillings 1.5million.
07:35
07:35

Congolese Militia Kidnap Kanungu Farmer mobile phone

A family member told URN on condition of anonymity that Mbeeta left alone to work in the garden with the hope returning around midday. He however, says two militias emerged from the nearby bush armed with a rifle and tied Mbeetas hands and left with him.
18:33
18:33

Village Chairman Killed While Mediating Family Fight kanungu 2

The police spokesperson for Kigezi region, Elly Maate says that after the incident Twesigwome took off but was overpowered by locals who also beat him to comma in form of revenge.
14:51
14:51

Electric Pole Kills Kanungu Man 2

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says Mbabazi breathed his last while being rushed to Katete Health Centre IV
08:04
08:04

Museveni Explains Delayed Tarmacking of Rukungiri-Kanungu Road president museveni 4 1

Museveni also explained that they turned down a request from resident to pass the road through the Enengo escarpments in Kanungu to Rugyeyo- Kisiizi in Rukungiri and Kyempene-Rubaare in Ntungamo district because it would be too costly for both government and the contractor.
11:39
11:39

153 Health Workers Vaccinated Against Ebola in Kanungu ebola vaccine

According to, Dr Annet Kisaakye, an official from the World Health Organization WHO, the 153 are health workers who are trained to deal with Ebola victims.
14:28
14:28

Kanungu Residents Reluctant to Know Their Status After HIV Testing kanungu district

The Kanungu District Health Officer, Dr Stephen Ssebudde, says that out of those who turned up for HIV testing, 300 were reluctant to know their status. He explains that some of those who come to test run away during the process of examining blood by health workers.
12:10
12:10

Poor State of Nyakagyeme- Rugyeyo Road Angers Residents kanungu 4 1

Early this year, the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA contracted IBB International Limited to repair the road. However, the contractor abandoned work under unclear circumstances.
15:20
15:20

Teenage Pregnancies Worry Kanungu Leaders early pregnancies 4

According to findings carried out by Ugandan Sexual Health and Pastoral Education USHAPE, a non- government organization operating in South Western, 1, 555 aged between 10-17 years are married while 1,754 girls aged between 13-17 years were found pregnant.
08:21
08:21

Suspected Ebola Victim Dies in Kanungu 2

The hospital Executive Director, Dr Edwin Birungi Mutahunga confirms that Kajangu was admitted in an isolation ward after he presented high fever, vomiting and passing stool with blood, red eyes and lack of appetite.
14:01
14:01

Soldier Dies In House Fire mbarara

A UPDF soldier told URN on condition of anonymity that they found the deceased burnt beyond recognition this morning in a grass thatched hut he has been using at the water treatment plant.
15:11
15:11

Construction of Kanungu Solar Irrigation Scheme Starts kanungu district 2 1

The Presidents directive followed wild spread cries of starvation in the district resulting from the prolonged dry spell. In the past, several families in Kihihi, Nyamirama, Nyakinoni and Nyanga Sub Counties have been hit hard by food crisis.
20:57
20:57

Businessman Released After Paying USD 7500 Ransom district 2

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says Mugabes family negotiated with the kidnappers to reduce the ransom money from USD 20,000 and settled for USD 7500. He says Mugabes family sent the money prompting his kidnappers to escort him to Ishasha border in the wee hours of Tuesday morning where they set him free.
15:15
15:15

Three People Shot By Suspected DRC Soldiers in Kanungu 2

The victims are identified as Patrick Bukora, 40, a resident of Migyera cell, Nakasongola district, Julius Saturday, 36, a businessman from Nsolo B cell, Western division-Busia Municipality, and Nassolo Sauda, 40, a businesswoman from Kiyola cell, Nakasongola district.
18:10
18:10

UPDF Officer Injured in Kanungu Armed Robbery updf soldier 2 1

According to information obtained by our reporter, while driviing through Queen Elizabeth National Park, about one kilometer to Ishasha border, two armed thugs dressed in plain clothes emerged from the bush and started shooting at the vehicle.
13:05
13:05

Lightning Strikes Kanungu Pupils lightening 2

According to Tumukwase, the thunderbolt struck at around 3pm during a heavy downpour as the pupils and teachers were conducting a debate.
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