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08:26
08:26

Five Arrested for Trafficking Children

Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Police Spokesperson, says that the Fort Portal Police intercepted a taxi that was ferrying the children from Hima Town Council in Kasese District to Fort Portal.
11:41
11:41

Widows Accuse Veteran Association Chairperson of Extortion 4

Regina Bonabana 85, says that Kinuge asked them to pay 20,000 Shillings for registration to benefit from the Emyooga program.
07:36
07:36

Six Sentenced to One-Year Imprisonment for Trafficking Students

The six appeared Wednesday before the Fort portal Chief Magistrate, Phionah Sheilla Angula, who sentenced them on their own guilty plea.
14:04
14:04

Five Students Conned in Job Scam, Stuck in Fort Portal 2

Napokoli explains that he was told to carry a mattress, 5 kilograms of rice, 10 kilograms of millet flour, and rent of 70,000 Shillings which will be refunded.
07:50
07:50

One Dead, 11 Injured in Fort Portal-Bundibugyo Road Accident 1 Top story

Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Police Spokesperson told URN that on Thursday evening that the Toyota Hiace car registration number UBC 375B that was traveling from Fort Portal city to Bundibugyo District lost control and veered off the road before plunging into the valley at Rwabuyonyi in Karugutu Sub-county of Ntoroko district.
14:18
14:18

Tooro Kingdom Officials Concerned About HIV/AIDS Prevalence 3

Dr. Beyeza says that their preliminary research came out with different factors that have led to the high HIV/Aids prevalence in the kingdom.
08:34
08:34

A Look at the Seven- Year- Journey of Tooro Peoples' Conference 3 1 Top story

The seventh edition of the Tooro Peoples’ Conference was held on December 22- 23 at St Pauls National Major Seminary in Kinyamasika, Fort Portal City under the theme “Economic Empowerment in the current times, options for Tooro region.”
15:36
15:36

Tooro Elders Asked to Be At Forefront of Conflict Mediation 1 2

According to Butime, it is important to champion harmonious coexistence among different ethnic groups in Tooro and it is a task of the Forum to ensure peace prevails among the people.  
16:10
16:10

ADF Victim Stranded at Fort Portal Hospital 2 3

Musana's family led by his wife, Jenifer Kakwezi 29 told URN that they do not have funds to transport him to Mulago hospital yet his condition is worrying. She says that since they arrived at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital, Musana has been on oxygen and cannot eat, drink or talk.
07:01
07:01

Tooro Loyalists Sue King Oyo Over Prime Minister's Appointment 3 Top story

Through their lawyers of Atuhaire & co. advocates, the petitioners are contesting the manner, in which King Oyo appointed Kiyingi as the kingdom's Prime Minister. They argue that the Orukurato, which sat on August 26 where the King appointed Kiyingi was illegally constituted as it lacked a Speaker and a Deputy Speaker because of Eng. Julius Mwirumubi who chaired the council sitting was never sworn in as the speaker of the Supreme Council.
17:38
17:38

Police Investigate Murder of Banking Agent

According to the police, Ahaisibwe remained in Kellen’s residential house in Rwegoma B2 cell Rwengoma Ward Central Division Fort Portal City for the past few days as she was away in Kampala.
14:31
14:31

Bus Accident Claims One, Injures Six Others in Fort Portal 1

According to eyewitnesses, the bus that was coming from Kasese veered off the road when the driver tried to avoid a Boda boda rider who was crossing the road.
10:24
10:24

Fort Portal City Residents Threatened by State of Bridges 3

The residents say that the current state of the bridges is dangerous to their lives as they risk falling into the river.
15:43
15:43

Fort Portal Road Works: Family Protests Destruction of Graves 1 1 Top story

Hamza Mugisa, one of the aggrieved family members who spoke to URN, says the destruction of the grave has opened fresh grief for the affected family members.
18:03
18:03

World Food Program to Start Skilling Refugees for Self-Reliance 2 3

Emily Doe, the head of the World Food Program in the southwestern districts of Uganda says that Although the UN agency has offered food aid to refugees over the years, they have observed the need to empower them to become self-reliant and live sustainable lives.
11:38
11:38

Fort Portal Yet Conclude Investigations into Suspected Illegal Firearm Case

Ida Nakiganda the Director in Charge of Complaints Investigations and Legal Services at UHRC, said the suspects had been detained beyond the mandatory 48 hours without appearing in the country contrary to the law.
07:50
07:50

Fort Portal Deputy RCC Halts Construction of Telecom Mast in Residential Area 1 6 Top story

Olivia Bahwayo Busobozi, the Physical Planner for Fort Portal City, said that they have not yet approved the mast construction since the contractor has not yet submitted all the required documents.
11:24
11:24

Health Volunteers in Fort Portal now Demand Monthly Salary 2

The VHTs Program was established in 2001 as a cost-effective way to link communities with health services. VHTS were established by the Ministry of Health to empower communities to take part in the decisions that affect their health; mobilize communities for health programs, and strengthen the delivery of health services at house-hold level.
08:12
08:12

Tooro Clan Heads Still Undecided on Suing King Oyo 2

But the petitioners have not yet sued the King as they had put it in the petition. Reverend Willy Kintu Muhanga, the Chairperson of the Clan Leaders who petitioned the King has told Uganda Radio Network that they are currently not certain of when they will go to court to proceed with their earlier decision of suing the King.
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