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13:45
13:45

Salon Operators Storm RDC's Office, Demand Capital for Alternative Businesses 6 2

The operators who stormed the RDC’s office in Monday morning also protested against the delayed distribution of relief food despite being identified as vulnerable groups by the president.
15:10
15:10

Queen Elizabeth Launches Use of Bomb Pistols to Control Stray Game Animals electric fencing 2 5 Top story

John Muhangi, the Warden Law Enforcement and Security in Queen Elizabeth National park, says they are cognizant that most game animals have found alternative routes, which they use to stray into communities where they wreak havoc.
08:00
08:00

Two-Year-Old Drowns in Water Channel child drowns 2 2 Top story

Mumbere’s grandfather, Mark Expedito told URN that deceased’s body was recovered 1km away from where he drowned from. He suspects that the minor tried to play in the waters and was washed away.
16:59
16:59

Man Kills Own Mother Over UGX 200 3 2 Top story

According to the minor, the suspect demanded for Shillings 200, which his mother didn’t have. This infuriated the suspect forcing his mother to abandon the supper and retreat to her bedroom.
12:49
12:49

Bugoye Health Centre III Experiencing Low ARV Supplies As Patient Numbers Soar HIV Patients 2 1

Jimmy Muzigiti, the Health Assistant in-charge of Public health at the facility attributes the shortage of the drugs to the high number of new patients that have opted to receive drugs from the facility during the lockdown.
05:05
05:05

UPDF Soldier Jailed 35 Years for Killing Lay Reader 1

The soldier, Pte. Abraham Lokwap, 23, attached to the 6th Mountain Brigade Battalion in Hima, was implicated for shooting and killing of Benon Nsimenta, a Lay Reader at Kogore Church of Uganda under the South Rwenzori Diocese on Wednesday last week.
16:38
16:38

Three Bodies Retrieved from River Mubuku drowned 3 1

The three have been identified as Kabugho Jenness, 50, Masika Enid, 38, and Biira Michelle, 9, all residents of Kiryango village, Bugoye sub-county in Kasese district. Another minor identified as Biira Mackline, 7, is still missing.
16:56
16:56

Widow Disputes Army Version of Killed Kasese Lay Reader updf 2 4

According to the widow, they left their home at 6:45 am and when they reached Ngarambi Farm near the Cobalt factory in Hima they were stopped by UPDF soldiers who were manning the checkpoint.
05:50
05:50

Kasese Security Teams Demand Closure of Camps as Violence Emerges IDPs 5 2

Security leaders in the district have pointed out that women and young girls are suffering sexual abuse within the camps. Kasese Regional Police Commander Samuel Asiimwe says that the police have received a series of complaints of sexual violence which need to be addressed as a matter of urgency.
07:39
07:39

Persons Displaced by Kasese Floods Ask for Resettlement Land Displaced Persons 6 3

Jacob Kaharorwe, one of the displaced residents told URN that five acres of his land and gardens were all destroyed by mudslides. For people like Kaharorwe, home is no more, and the future looks bleak as they remain camped at Kiraro Primary School
05:54
05:54

Kasese District to Construct Permanent Evacuation Centres 2 2

Schools and churches have been the go-to centres every time a disaster strikes in the area because they are oftentimes the only readily available structures in communities that can accommodate a large volume of people. The district also has over 20 temporary camps.
16:25
16:25

Kasese LCs Accused of Selling Governments Self Study Materials Learning materials 6 2

Several parents have allegedly been asked to pay for photocopying services on the account that the materials that were distributed by the government were not enough to cover the student population across the district.
19:16
19:16

Kasese District Gets UGX 1.89b to Rehabilitate Roads, Water Sources CAO 2 1

This is part of an emergency supplementary fund set aside for the district whose entire infrastructure was ruined last month, when rivers burst their banks, washing away bridges, buildings and schools and displacing families.
12:12
12:12

Lands Ministry Starts Opening of Queen Elizabeth National Park Boundaries ministry of lands 5 2

The exercise started with the validation of the 1952 geodetic reference frames made up of concrete pillars and proceeded to survey and confirm the boundary points. The exercise is to be conducted in Kyarukara, Rwenjubu, Top Hill, Kiganda and Kyakitale wards all in Katwe sub-county.
16:14
16:14

Community Volunteers in Kasese Get Bicycles to Reach Out to HIV Positive Children ART 3 2

Due to lack of transport, some of the volunteers have been walking long distances to reach out to HIV positive children in mountainous areas.
14:04
14:04

Influx of Non-IDPs in Camps Frustrate Relief Food Distribution 2

The leaders note that the growing number of non-IDPs has greatly frustrated efforts to extend relief to genuine flood victims.
18:05
18:05

St. Pauls HCIV in Kasese Struggling Without PPE's covid-19 6 2

The facility has received five suspected coronavirus cases with four of these sent into self-isolation without any formal examination due to lack of protective gears and transport. One other walk-in case of contact was picked by the district health team and taken to Bwera Hospital for testing.
14:18
14:18

Kasese District Leaders Raise Flag Over Illegal Sand Mining environment 5 2

Kasese Municipality Mayor Godfrey Kabyanga says that rivers are now damaged with unfilled pits which will eventually endanger the river bed causing grave destruction once water volumes increase.
12:56
12:56

Famine Looms in Kasese as Crops Dry Due to Silting floods 6 2

The floods followed a heavy downpour that pounded the district last month when River Nyamwamba overflew at Bunyandiko in Kilembe Sub County submerging the low land areas of the district. The heavy rains also submerged acres of gardens, leaving behind silt composites as deep as 5 feet.
17:16
17:16

Queen Elizabeth Registers Increasing Cases of Poaching in Lockdown lock-down 4 1 Top story

Pontus Onzima, the Chief Warden Queen Elizabeth National park, says they have registered more cases of poaching compared to the period before the lock down. Over 60 poachers have been arrested between March and May compared to only 20 in February.
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