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07:57
07:57

Public Pressure: Kisoro Leaders Abandon Plan to Build Market on Mayor's Gardens 4 1

Passing of the resolution created a public uproar especially by environment and tourism activists condemning the act and arguing that the resolution compromises nature and a tourism asset, and accused councilors of passing a resolution with a hidden agenda of greed to grab many of the stalls in the modern market.
12:11
12:11

Kisoro Municipal Council Resolves to Construct Sh.25BN Modern Market in Mayors Gardens 5

During the council session that was held on Friday at Virunga Hotel, Municipality Mayor, Richard Ndyana explained that the Production and Marketing Committee which sat on 16th this month resolved to have the market constructed at the Mayor's gardens because the land is enough and strategic.
09:11
09:11

Kisoro District Acquires Land for Industrial Park 1 3

The council’s decision follows a pledge made by President Museveni in January during the presidential campaigns. Museveni told the leaders to identify land where the park will be established.
07:57
07:57

Three Markets in Kisoro Closed Over Failure to Observe SOPs 1 Top story

Captain Peter Mugisha, the Kisoro Resident District Commissioner who also chairs the District COVID-19 Task Force told URN on Monday evening that the decision to close the markets was reached in their meeting early in the day.
09:44
09:44

Uganda-DR Congo Trade Volumes Up - Kyambadde 2 2

Kyambadde was speaking as the chief guest at the launch of the construction of a USD 1.3 million Border Export Zone at the Uganda-DRC border of Bunagana in Kisoro district on Friday. The Border Export Zone, being constructed by Techno Three Uganda Limited with the supervision of KK Partnership Architects is funded by the World Bank in partnership with Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project (GLTFP) Uganda.
16:22
16:22

Construction of USD 1.3M Border Export Zone Starts at Bunagana Border 2

According to Edward Katumba Wamala, the Minister of Works and Transport, the work which kicks off with immediate effect will last only 12 months for the project to be completed.
17:16
17:16

Kisoro Municipal Markets closed for Failure to Heed to COVID-19 Preventive Guidelines 2

Mugisha told URN that the two weekly markets were allowed to open daily to reduce congestion with specific instructions to the traders to observe the 4-meter physical distance between them and the buyers.
08:02
08:02

Chanika Traders, Authorities Feud Over Plan to Phase Out Wooden Kiosks chanika border 2 1

In January 2018, fire broke out at Chanika border reducing several stalls to ashes. In March 2018, fire broke out from one of the wooden kiosks before it spread and destroyed 25 others.
16:37
16:37

Kisoro Leaders Protest over Power Outage umeme 2

Abel Bizimana says that the persistent power outages have not only crippled business, but also affected service delivery in health facilities.
17:48
17:48

Fire Guts Chanika Shops fire burns shops 1

According to Kazaire, they couldnt save their merchandise because the flame was huge. Denis Hakizimana, another trader says the inferno is a huge blow since his shop has been his only source of livelihood.
11:35
11:35

Jaguar Company Bus Burnt in Kisoro jaguar bus 1

All 50 passengers are safe after a Jaguar company bus caught fire on Monday morning along the Kisoro-Kabale highway. The incident occurred at around 07:10am at Nyakabande near Kisoro Airstrip, about three kilometres from Kisoro town.
15:20
15:20

Kisoro Residents Protest Unreliable Water Supply 3 1

Robert Mukasa, the Engineer of NWSC Kisoro branch has apologized to the consumers, saying that the most affected areas are above the water reservoirs, which make it difficult to pump water there due to lack of a generator.
18:00
18:00

Power Outages Irk Consumers kisoro 3

Robert Nsabiyumva, a welder along Chuho road in Kisoro Municipality, says the persistent power outages are crippling his business. According to Nsabiyunva, he is unable to beat deadlines because of the power outages, which affects his earnings.
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18:00

Civil Servants Pay Rise Requires Patience - Museveni 2 1 Top story

President Museveni was speaking at the National Celebrations to mark International Labor Day held at St. Paul Secondary School, Mutolere in Kisoro district today.
17:04
17:04

Nassasira Signs Kisoro-Bunagana Road Construction Contract kabale-kisoro road 2

The works transport and communication minister, John Nasassira has this afternoon signed a contract with SBI road Construction Company, to construct the Kabale-Kisoro-Bunagana road.
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