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13:53
13:53

Security Guards Arrested for Attempting to Shoot at Minister 3 1 Top story

The youthful State Minister For Minerals , Phiona Nyamutoro had gone to inspect a suspected illegal mine operating in Rubanda District.
15:56
15:56

Traders Count Losses As Fire Ravages Kiosks In Murukoro Market Business Centre 2 3

Patrick Abeneimwe, the Muko Sub County LCIII chairperson says that by the time police fire brigade arrived from Kabale police station in Kabale district, fire had already destroyed merchandise and kiosks of more than 30 million shillings
11:31
11:31

PDM Mess: Hamuhambo Town Officials in Custody 4 1

The arrests followed security investigations that uncovered their alleged involvement in substituting the names of legitimate program beneficiaries with non-existent individuals.
08:11
08:11

Gov't Apologizes, Offers Compensation to Family of Accident Victim on Collapsed Kabale-Kisoro Road 3 1

Initially, the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) had taken immediate action to repair the road, with the promise of completing the work within three weeks. However, work came to a halt after just one week, workers left the site, and equipment was removed.
13:36
13:36

Investors to Construct Iron Ore Plant in Rubanda District 5 3

On Thursday officials from Steam Investments Limited accompanied by district leaders surveyed a 420-acre public land located in Rugarambiro village, Muko sub-county, where the plant will be established.
13:57
13:57

Government to Release UGX 3 billion for Damaged Roads in Kigezi 4 3

Ecweru revealed that UGX 2 billion will be used to rehabilitate the damaged roads in Kabale and Kisoro, while UGX 1 billion will go to Rukungiri. He added that the funds will be released after the meeting.
10:51
10:51

UNRA Needs Three Weeks to Repair Damaged Kabale-Kisoro Road 4 1

Despite UNRA's advice to use the alternative route of 88 kilometers via Katuna-Rubaya-Muko and the 20-kilometer Kabale-Lake Bunyonyi-Kachwekano-Rubona-Heisesero roads, some drivers of buses and trucks chose to cross the damaged road section, forcing UNRA to close it.
08:08
08:08

UNRA Diverts Traffic on Kabale-Kisoro Road 2 3

Allan Ssempebwa, the UNRA Spokesperson said that there are plans of repairing the damaged spot at Hamurwa on Friday.
16:56
16:56

Pictorial: Drivers Dare Cross Kabale-Kisoro Damaged Spot 17 Top story

The road is a crucial link connecting Uganda to neighboring countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda.
13:57
13:57

Transport paralyzed as Kabale-Kisoro, Hamurwa-Kanungu Road Caves in 6 7

Emmanuel Tumwebaze, one of the road users found stuck at Bwaara village, said he had used the road heading to Rubanda district headquarters early in the morning at around 8:00 AM.
09:04
09:04

Three Buried Alive in Stone Quarry 3 3 Top story

According to Florence Tumwebaze and Julius Twesigomwe, the victims lit a fire under the quarry to keep warm and protect themselves from a heavy downpour that had started at around 11:30 AM. However, to their dismay, they saw the quarry collapsing on them.
20:28
20:28

Rubanda Man Buried Alive in Stone Quarry 3 3

Charles Bernad Buturooha and Wilson Mugisha, uncles to the deceased say that the victim had spent more than a year quarrying stones in the same quarry for survival. They now want authorities to suspend operations of the quarry since it is a threat to lives. They also say that despite such a tragedy, it is difficult for locals to quit stone quarrying because it is a viable source of livelihood.
10:20
10:20

Wretched Miners Accuse Iron Ore Exporter of Gross Exploitation 7 5

Narcis Bujune Kabatereine, Chairperson for Kigezi Iron Ore Miners Association and his secretary John Barisigara argue that the company has failed to pay the artisan miners after buying their minerals since 2017. They say that as a result, 40 affected artisan miners under the association are demanding shillings 2 billion.
16:25
16:25

Rubanda Road Gangs Protest Non-Payment of Wages 3

Patrick Mugisha, one of the affected road gang members, say that he signed a contract with the district to work as the supervisor of Ihanga-Kyamabare Nyaruhanga road that connects Bubaare and Hamurwa sub-county.
11:41
11:41

Closure of Food Market in Rubanda Irks Traders 4 1

Demitori Niwahanga, Felix Saturday and Patrick Rubaramira, Ihanga parish LC2 Chairman say that the district had in 1990’s shifted the market from Ihanga trading centre to Rugogoma but traders and the customers declined.
13:17
13:17

Residents Reaping From Flooded Hamurwa Bridge 5 2

Ronald Besigye, a resident of Karukara in Hamurwa town council, says following the flooding they volunteered by helping people to cross safely. He however, says they later realised they can make some money and decided to charge a few.
10:38
10:38

Rubanda Residents Want UWEP Funds Increased 7

Residents and local leaders argue that the funds disbursed to the district are not enough. They note that the purpose of the fund may not be achieved if the government does not increase funding.
14:01
14:01

Rwandans Accused of Stealing Uganda's Fertile Soil 4 1

The reserve, Ranked Ugandas most important forest habitat is home to more than 150 species of birds, eighteen of which are endemic to the reserve, including the Grauers Swamp Warbler, the worlds highly endangered bird.
07:45
07:45

UNRA on the Spot for Abandoning Muko-Katuna Road 6 1

Residents say the road is unmotorable following the heavy rains that battered the area in September and October last year. Residents accuse UNRA of failing to repair the road and bridges that were washed away by floods.
07:18
07:18

Miner buried Alive in Rubanda

Donat Kankonde, the General Manager KI3R Minerals International Limited, a UK based firm, which is in charge of the Mines declined to comment on the matter.
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