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14:11
14:11

Kabarole School, Gen Kayanja Muhanga Bicker over Access Road 2 2

The school was given a two-week ultimatum to repair and stop using the same road, which goes through a property owned by Maj General Kayanja Muhanga, the Commander of the UPDF Contingent in the Eastern Democratic Republic of congo. This had been the main access route to the school over the last 15-years.
08:20
08:20

Youths Fail to Utilize Hydro Form Machine 7-years After Receiving Donation 3 1

Boniface Birungi, the Kabarole District Youth Chairperson, says that that hydro form machine has not served its intended purpose since it was donated.
18:14
18:14

Kanara Sub County Leaders Cry Out Two Years After Floods Submerged Headquarters 3 1

In 2019 the sub-county was submerged by the rising water levels from Lake Albert, at least more than 11,000 residents in the area were displaced from their homes.
13:19
13:19

Four Dead, Two Injured in Kyenjojo Accident 1

The accident involved a FUSO Truck registration number UBG 923T carrying Matooke from Bunyangabu District heading to Kampala, which collided with a Congolese, trailer Reg No: 13O9AF19 /1310AE19, that was coming from Kampala.
18:08
18:08

Pastoralists in Ntoroko Task Gov't to Honour Pledge to Construct Valley Dams 2 4

Two years ago, the government promised to construct concrete underground tanks, which would store water during the wet season and provide adequate supplies to the pastoralists during the dry spell. However, nothing has been done since then.
12:10
12:10

Low Turn Up of Learners, Teachers in Ntoroko Flooded Schools 3 1

Despite receiving the tents, the schools recorded a low turn up of learners. Paul Ninsiima the Headteacher Rwangara Primary School says that he was expecting more than three hundred learners who had been mobilized and registered to resume learning, but only 100 reported.
17:30
17:30

Pupils in Ntoroko to Study in Tents 3 2

On Sunday, UNICEF delivered 10 tents each measuring 72 meters to help learners in the affected schools to enable learners to resume studies as they wait for the district to construct permanent structures.
17:13
17:13

Captured ADF Commander to Be Repatriated to Uganda 2 2

Benjamin Kisokorania was captured on Sunday by the Congolese army at Uvira in the South Kivu province as he returned from neighboring Burundi.
14:21
14:21

Tooro Mourns Renowned Educationist Isaac Kaihura 1 2

Kaihura was the proprietor of Fort Portal Secondary School, one of the first schools in Fort Portal. He also owned demonstration farms in Fort Portal and Kyenjojo District.
11:04
11:04

Gunmen Kill Businessman in Fort Portal 1

Steven Nyakairu, a resident of Kyogya Cell in Kitumba Ward, Central Division was killed on Tuesday at 9:00 pm and robbed 1.5 million shillings.
11:25
11:25

1,000 Pupils in Ntoroko Remain Home As Floods Cut off Schools 2 1

The affected learners are from Umoja, Kachwamkumu, Kanara, and Rwangara Primary Schools. In 2019, floods from Lake Albert submerged school blocks and latrines at the schools.
18:02
18:02

MMU Students Demonstrate Over Lack of Lectures 2 4

Led by their guild president, Osbert Alinda, the more than 1000 students tried to lead a procession from their campus to the central business district but police intercepted them at the Fort portal main roundabout.
15:46
15:46

Parents in Kabarole Want Schools to Accept Payment of Fees in Installments 5 1

Parents argue that they lost their jobs and businesses as a result of the covid-19 pandemic and now want school authorities to be lenient with learners.
12:41
12:41

Transporters in Fort Portal Reduce Fares 2 2

Buses and taxis have been carrying half capacity to ensure physical distancing to contain the spread of COVID-19. This forced the transporters to hike the fares to compensate for the empty seats as they comply with the COVID-19 preventive measures.
15:41
15:41

Man Arrested for Hacking Two-Year-Old Girl to Death in Fort Portal 1

According to the Rwenzori West Police Spokesperson, Vincent Twesige, David Kachope a resident of Kidukuru Cell Karambi Ward in Fort Portal allegedly hacked Angel Fautsine to death on Tuesday night.
17:41
17:41

Kabarole District, Fort portal City Establish COVID-19 Vaccination Centers at Police Checkpoints 2 2 Top story

Addressing the district council at Kitumba, Ayesiga revealed that they held an emergency meeting where they resolved to establish vaccination points along major roads to convince travelers to take the COVID-19 jab.
09:18
09:18

Clerical Immorality Worries Rwenzori Bishop 2 3

The bishop cautioned the newly ordained priests not to be diverted from their call by worldly things citing the increasing moral decadence in the society, and also urged them to become tech-savvy in these days limitations imposed by covid-19.
12:30
12:30

Fort Portal City Seeking Public Private Partnership to Complete Chambers 4 1

City Mayor Edson Araba Ruyonga said that since they have failed to raise funds to complete the chambers, they are seeking support from private companies to complete the chambers.
08:43
08:43

Wife Voted to Replace Late Husband in Kamwenge By-Election 3

She defeated three other candidates to take a seat that fell vacant after the death of her husband Benjamin Matovu, who passed on a few weeks after the administration of the oath. The other contestants in the race were Benon Mwebembezi, Jackson Barigye Mafene, and Wilson Katushabe.
17:22
17:22

Purported State House Agents Grab Kabarole District Land 3 3

Richard Rwabuhinga, the Kabarole LC V Chairperson, says that the district had put in formal requests for a title of the land from the Uganda Land Commission in vain.
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