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10:00
10:00

Rukiga Locals, Leaders Mourn Aponye's Passing 2 2

Aponye lost his life in a road crash in Itojo town council, Ntungamo district, along the Mbarara-Kabale highway on Thursday night at approximately 9:00 PM. The collision involved a V8 Toyota Land Cruiser registration number UBF 300Z and a stationery Fuso truck loaded with Irish potatoes, registration number UAZ 767D.
06:25
06:25

Businessman Aponye Killed in Road Crash 2 1

Benson Twesiime, the Itojo Hospital Medical Officer said that Nyegamehe died on spot, while two other occupants in the vehicle including the driver only identified as Brian are admitted at the facility in a critical condition.
16:53
16:53

Minister's Chopper Interrupts Ex-Minister Burial Service police helicopter 3 2

The 5X-MAH blue-white ribbon police helicopter that delivered the mourner Maj Gen (Rtd) Kahinda Otafiire, the Minister of Internal Affairs, landed at a football pitch located in the middle of Rwashamaire Town Council twice, first at 11:50 am and later at 1:15 pm bringing business and prayers to a standstill.
11:09
11:09

Ruhaama County Losers Petition Electoral Commission 2

In the petition to the EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama, the losers argue that the elections were cases of ballot stuffing, violence at some polling stations, arrests, intimidations from the army and police. They contend that declaring Henry Nkwasiibwe Zinkuratire as the Member of Parliament for Ruhaama County was illegal because the election process was a sham.
13:54
13:54

Candidate Secures Late Nomination for Kajara Parliamentary Race 2 2

Muhangi's nomination had been blocked by the Ntungamo District Returning Officer Robert Baine after reportedly arriving late at the venue. On the same day of his anticipated nomination, Munangi had been bounced for failing to deliver all the required paperwork to support his bid.
06:58
06:58

Ruhaama FDC Candidate Petitions EC Over Rival's Academic Papers 3 2

In his petition, Nuwagaba, says that he inspected the nomination papers of his opponent on October 22nd, 2020 at the Ntungamo Electoral Commission offices and found out that his rival completed his bachelors of law degree under the mature-age entry in 2019, a year after completing his Uganda Certificate of Education in 2018 from Entebbe secondary school.
18:33
18:33

Rukutana Wins Controversial Rushenyi NRM Primaries 3 1 Top story

According to Odoi, Rukutana polled 25310 votes (46.27 %) beating his closest rival, Naome Kabasharira who garnered 25290 votes (46.23%). Bob Nahabwe came third with 2270 votes followed by Nicholas Niwahereza with 1229 votes, Norman Beigana Kashereka 350 votes and Elia Bwagara Mwesigwa 256 votes.
12:53
12:53

Dr. Tanga Odoi Threatens to Disqualify Rushenyi Candidates Over Demos National Resistance 1 2 Top story

According to Odoi, as the NRM EC Chairperson, he has the mandate to investigate complaints raised by the candidates.
12:49
12:49

Police Arrest Five in Ntungamo Protests 4

Rukutana petitioned against the declaration and on this basis, Dr Tanga Odoi, the chairperson of NRM party electoral commission suspended the results and ordered for a recount. On September 15, Dr Odoi hinted that the recount had given Rukutana an edge over Kabasharira with a difference of 20 votes.
18:33
18:33

Minister Mwesigwa Rukutana Takes Lead in Rushenyi County Vote Recount 1 1

The recount presided over by the chairperson of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Party-Electoral Commission Dr Tanga Odoi follows a petition filed by Rukutana challenging the outcome that gave victory to his political nemesis Naome Kabasharira.
13:26
13:26

Ntungamo NRM Mayoral Candidates Charged, Released On Bond Ferrying of voters 1

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Regional Police spokesperson says the candidates were arrested and charged for procuration of prohibited voters and doing an act that is most likely to spread an infectious disease
16:35
16:35

Minister Rukutana's Bail Hearing Set for September 15

He presented four sureties; Former Rujumbura county Member of Parliament Jim Muhwezi, Michael Mawanda, the Igara East MP, prominent businessman Bob Kabonero and Ali Mutebi. However, presiding Chief Magistrate Sarah Kawalya Mponye said that the court needed more time to study the application and come up with a ruling.
16:20
16:20

Minister Mwesigwa Rukutana Arrested 1

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi regional Police Spokesperson, says that the Minister was arrested on allegations of inciting violence, attempted murder by shooting and malicious damage of property.
14:33
14:33

Relocation of Itojo Sub County, Nyamukana Town Council Irks Ntungamo Leaders 5 1

Ntungamo district council in 2015 passed a resolution to split Ruhaama County and Ruhaama East.
10:15
10:15

NRM Aspirants in Ntungamo Accuse Security Officials of Selectively Enforcing Covid-19 Guidelines 5 1

The aspirants accuse the Gombolola internal security officers (GISOs) of blocking their meetings and allowing the incumbents to hold public gatherings.
10:46
10:46

Ntungamo LCV Chairperson Faulted for Allocating Land to Microfinance Support Centre Corruption 2 5

Hanny Turyaheebwa, the Chief administrative officer,says the chairperson and his executive approved the given out land to be given to micro finance support center as they wait for council to convene.
17:57
17:57

High Court Extends Interim Order Halting Impeachment of Ntungamo LCV Chairperson Local government 1 1

On Monday, Kwizera extended the interim order until the 24th of February 2020 when the case filed by Singahache will be heard in the High Court.
14:28
14:28

Ntungamo Chocking on UGX 1 Billion Debt accumulated debts 5 1

The debts accumulated from fuel, vendors, Bank loans and service providers. Naboth Mpirirwe, the District councillor Ntungamo Sub County says that they don’t know how district incurred the debts.
20:08
20:08

Ntungamo LCV Chairperson, Councillors in Blame Game Over Attack on District Speaker Demian Katwesiime 5 2

The District speaker Elijah Authaire and clerk to Council were on Wednesday attacked and pepper-sprayed by unknown people who forced themselves into their offices at the district headquarters.
16:57
16:57

Ntungamo Speaker Pepper Sprayed Ahead of Council Meeting Denis Singahache 3 1 Top story

The attack came shortly after the disappearance of the keys to the district administration block, which left hundreds of officers stranded for several hours on Wednesday morning.
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