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12:36
12:36

Cargo Truck Drivers From DR Congo to be Quarantined corona virus 1 4

The Kasese Resident District Commissioner Lt. Joe Walusimbi says that every driver will be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days as a measure of combating the spread of covid-19 in the district.
07:50
07:50

Hotels in Kasese Feel Pinch of Lockdown lock down 1 1

Nicholas Twejukye the manager Ataco country resort in Kasese Town told URN reporter that after the presidential directive most clients cancelled their earlier hotel booking.
18:02
18:02

Lack of Basic Needs Pushing Kasese Residents to Town Despite COVID-19 Lockdown lock down 4 2

Hundreds of people still come to Kasese town on a daily basis, running their business routines, disregarding the coronavirus threat. A spot check by a URN reporter on Saturday found that hundreds of residents walk distances to work, while several others are using their cars, despite a ban on both public and private transport.
16:44
16:44

Kasese Taxi Drivers Demand Savings After Lock Down sacco 1

The drivers under their umbrella body, Kasese Taxi Operators Saving and Credit Scheme have been saving an average of 15,000 Shillings per day to cater for emergencies. These include accidents, sickness, loss of relatives, and payment for traffic charges, among others.
12:54
12:54

Traders in Kasese Defy Directive to Close Non-Food Businesses cyclists 1 6

Museveni ordered that only shops selling food, veterinary supplies, agricultural stuff, pharmaceuticals and detergents should remain open.
17:39
17:39

Kasese District Offers Food Aid to Mothers, Boda Boda Riders Because of Lockdown public transport 1 1 Top story

The Kasese LC V vice chairperson Gideon Ntabose says that as local government they must be responsible in ensuring that the residents in the district survive through this period.
19:14
19:14

Police Disperse Vendors in Kasese's Mawa Market traders 3

The traders who usually travel from various parts of the District were repealed by police led by the Kasese District Police Commander Dickens Okello following the president’s directive banning public gatherings as one of the preventive measures against corona virus.
08:00
08:00

Kasese Business Community Embraces Corona Virus Preventive Measures 4 3 Top story

Scovia Kenyara, a cloth dealer says they are doing everything when their means to prevent the virus, saying there is no reason why it should cost them business.
10:14
10:14

Kasese Farmers Decry Lack of Quality Bean Seeds NARO 1 4

Henry Mutabazi, a farmer in Mubuku says he has failed to access the K bean seed variety in local markets. He is worried that the lack of good bean seeds puts a great economic risk to bean farmers and households in general.
20:30
20:30

Farmer Loses Over 10,000 Fish to Suspected Poisoning Kasese District 1 1 Top story

According to Muhindo, about 10,000 tilapia fish perished in his two fish ponds in Kibenge village Nyakabingo III ward in Bulembia Division in Kasese Municipality resulting from the poisoning by unknown people.
13:17
13:17

Uganda, DRC in Talks to Tarmac Mpondwe-Beni Road Museveni 4 1

Museveni also said the two governments are also considering to jointly raise resources to work on Bunagana -Goma road.
09:16
09:16

Parish Community Program Changing Lives of Bunyangabu Residents bunyangabu district 1 3

Under the program, a group of 30 members with a common income-generating activity are availed funds by the government. The new fund supplements the already existing government grants and program such as the youth livelihood fund, women empowerment fund among others.
17:59
17:59

DRC Strike Takes Toll on Uganda's Business at Mpondwe Border 3

A Congolese national who talked to Uganda Radio Network at the Mpondwe border post, on condition of anonymity, said that the Congolese are protesting against the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission (Monusco) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for failing to protect them against violence.
07:30
07:30

Kasese Residents Cautioned Against Unlicensed Money Lenders 6 1

Justice Musene said most money lenders have remained adamant to seek licenses because the law bars them from exploiting borrowers. He revealed that instead the persons have continued to operate and subsequently dupe their clients into signing property sale agreements yet in actual sense they are lending them some money.
11:06
11:06

Kilembe Investments Limited on Spot Over Power Outages in Kasese 4

KIL is an energy distribution company operating within the districts of Kasese, Rubirizi, Sheema, Bushenyi and Mitooma. The power distributor has however been criticized by residents of Kasese over inconsistences in power supply.
15:12
15:12

UNRA Introduces Speed Boats at Kazinga Channel after Bridge Decks Collapse 2 1

The announcement comes barely a week after decks on the Bridge which connects lakes Edward and George got damaged. The Channel also connects the districts of Kasese and Rubirizi. The roads agency issued a directive on Tuesday stopping heavy trucks and buses from using the road but allowed light vehicles to cross, albeit, with caution.
13:27
13:27

Rwenzori Leaders Want DRC Expeditiously Admitted to East African Community 1 7

Kasese District LC V Vice chairperson, Gideon Sanyu Ntabose, says there is need to expedite DRC’s application for admission to EAC. He argues that DRC joins EAC; it will enable member states help it build systems especially in Eastern DRC, which has grappled with maladministration for a long time.
17:37
17:37

Kiwa Heritage Changing Face of Local Tourism in Kasese 8 1 Top story

Sylvester Kule Walyuba, a team leader at Kiwa Heritage says the site was established in 2013 to interest the community in environmental conservation and preserve the positive cultural norms and values of the Bakonzo people.
19:26
19:26

Kasese District Gets UGX 100 Million for AgriLED Initiative 1

AgriLED is an initiative which aims at transforming local governments to eradicate poverty and ensure sustainable wealth creation by paying attention to the needs of individual districts.
19:12
19:12

Increased Power Tariffs Irk Kasese Residents 1

According to the notice, domestic consumers are now paying UGX 739 from 611.5 that was being charged per unit consumed. Commercial consumers who have been paying 556.3 shillings per unit are now paying 674.4 shillings for each unit consumed while medium industrial consumers that have been paying 553 shillings per unit will now be paying 668.9 for each unit of power consumed.
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