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10:33
10:33

Rukiga District Gets New FDC Chairperson FDC Party 1 2

Kwarikunda replaces Medard Ensinikweri who in July defected to the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party.
08:39
08:39

Conviction of Former Minister Kabafunzaki Draws Mixed Reactions in Rukiga County 8 3

Last week, Justice Margaret Tibulya of the Anti-Corruption Court found the former minister guilty of soliciting a bribe of 5 million Shillings in 2017.
12:10
12:10

Rukiga District FDC Party Chairman Defects to NRM NRM party 1 3

Ensinikweri handed over FDC party card and T-shirt to Twaha Selubowa Yalyakumanyi, Rukiga District NRM Party Returning Officer on Sunday evening at around 7:00 PM at the district NRM party offices in Muhanga town council.
08:33
08:33

Former Privatization Minister Manzi Tumubweine Dead 6 1

Tumubweine succumbed to Covid-19 on Friday at around 10:00 PM at Case Clinic in Kampala where he has been admitted. His death was confirmed by his daughter, Peace Musimenta.
18:13
18:13

Rukiga NUP Coordinator Arrested 2

Turyasingura was arrested on Thursday by police at his home in Muhanga town council. Derrick Katebire Mugyesera, the NUP Party Secretary-General for Kigezi Region says that Turyasingura is being detained at Muhanga police station in Muhanga town council.
08:27
08:27

Protest as Kakwerere is Declared Rukiga LC V Chairperson Elect 7 3 Top story

According to the results, Kakwerere’s rival and Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate, Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba got 12308 votes, the National Unity Platform candidate, Onesmus Arinda came third with 1150 votes while independent candidate Martin Rumanzi trailed the pack with 478 votes.
07:01
07:01

Police Officer Shoots Two Colleagues at Rukiga District Tally Centre 1

In the process, two people were shot and Injured. One is a male police officer who was donning civilian attire and another Special Police constable who was on duty at the time of the incident.
11:01
11:01

Six Agents of Rukiga LCV Candidate Arrested 4

Aggrey Okum, the Rukiga District Police Commander says that the agents were inciting violence during curfew hours. He says that investigations into the matter are still on-going.
10:19
10:19

Ban of Cameras At Polling Stations is Hiding Transparency-Muntu 2 3

While campaigning in Rukiga district, Muntu says that there could be a secret behind the commission’s directive. Muntu says that an election deserves nothing to hide because everything is done in broad daylight.
14:15
14:15

Rukiga Leaders Clash Over Emyooga Project 1

Mbareeba’s assertion didn’t go down well with Kabafunzaki. He shot back saying it was morally and legally right for him to talk about the project since it was an initiative of the ruling NRM party to, which he subscribes
13:02
13:02

Rukiga Authorities, Youth Leaders Feud Over Swearing in rukiga district 1 4

Gibbs Barigayomwe, the Chairperson elect Rukiga District Youth council, says youth leaders were informed late about the swearing in ceremony and couldnt make it on time.
13:27
13:27

Rukiga District Chairman, Woman MP Clash Over Water Project 2 5

The funds were donated by the South Western Umbrella of Water and Sanitation to rehabilitate gravity flow schemes in Rukiga district. However, the area leaders are wondering why information about the project is scanty, and how the project can be implemented without their involvement.
12:57
12:57

Mparo Town Council FDC Candidate Nursing Injuries resident 1

Roland Tusiime Kamujanduzi, Byamukamas polling agent, says Kawaida was armed with a machete and stones during the attack and was in the company of two of his supporters only identified as Pajero and Ahmed.
18:51
18:51

70 -Year -Old Collapses, Dies At Polling Station rukiga district

According to an eye witness, Shadia Arebahoona, the deceased collapsed at around 11: 00am after completing the verification exercise at the village polling station.
14:18
14:18

Unfulfilled Road Pledges Irk Rukiga Residents presidential pledge 7 1

Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba, the Rukiga District Male Youth Councilor says that the unfulfilled pledge has shattered their hope for improving the road network in the region and easing transport.
14:51
14:51

Museveni Will End Like Gaddafi, says Hope Mwesigye age limit 5

Former agriculture minister Hope Mwesigye has said President Yoweri Musevenis decision to sign into law the Constitution Amendment Act 2017 is an indication that his leadership will end in a similar way like that of Libyas strongman, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Gaddafis 42-year-rule ended violently when an armed uprising led to his overthrow in August 2011 and assassination two months later.
07:17
07:17

Rukiga Elders Fault Woman MP on Age Limit Consultations dictatorship 1 6

Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba, the Rukiga District Male Youth Councilor, says despite raising his hand to explain why he is opposed to the proposed scrapping of the presidential age limit, Kyereere and Kamusiime turned him down without any reason.
15:28
15:28

New Rukiga District Council Takes Oath

Kampikaho, a member of the ruling National Resistance Movement NRM party defeated Ambrose Aharimpisya of Forum for Democratic Change FDC party during elections held on September 21.
07:19
07:19

NRM Sweeps Seats in Rukiga, Bunyangabu Districts general elections 1 2

In Bunyangabu, Peace Mutuuzo, the State Minister for Gender and Culture was declared Woman MP after polling 24,820 votes. Mutuuzo defeated the Forum for Democratic Change party candidate Dorothy Nyakaisiki who polled 5,536 votes and Lydia Kiiza, an independent candidate with 1,892 votes.
16:53
16:53

Rukiga NRM officials, Crime Preventers feud Over Allowances elections 1

Morris Mugenga Keitaba, the Kabale District NRM party Registrar, says his office has not received any complaint about the unpaid allowances.
Dec 26 results