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Fr. Gaetano Batanyenda Retires kitanga parish 5 3 Top story

The 80-year-old celebrated a thanksgiving event on Sunday at the parish headquarters in Kashambya sub-county, Rukiga district.
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Family of Woman Killed by Suspected ADF Rebel: We have Forgiven You 4 3 Top story

Duncan Nabasa Salongo, an in-law, also forgave the ADF rebels, though the memory of Tushemereirwe's hard work, faith, and contributions to trade and agriculture remains etched in his mind.
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Discontent as Rukiga Declares Portions of Muhanga-Kandago Bulime Wetlands 5 2

Emmanuel Ariho, the Rukiga District Environment Officer, explained that this move aligns with the government's initiative, the "Wetland Restoration Program," funded by the non-governmental organization Green Climate Fund, aiming to restore the environment.
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Butchers Protest Hiked Slaughtering Fees 3 1

According to Rutare, they have received credible information that one of the veterinary officers in the district is the one behind the tender to collect slaughtering fees.
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Four in Custody for Injuring Animals 1

Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson, confirmed the incident and noted that the suspects are in custody at Rukiga police station while investigations continue.
09:10
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Businesswoman Accused Of Deploying Armed Congolese Refugees On Disputed Land 4 3

Gava Twinamatsiko, Nyabubare village LC1 Chairman says that locals watched with no help as fire ravaged trees but feared to cross into the land to avoid being harmed by armed Congolese refugees deployed there.
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Government Launches Big Arabica Coffee Growing Campaign In Rukiga 5 3

Slyiva Arineitwe Mwanaki , chairperson for Kigezi Farmers’ Transformation Initiatives says that the association members started an initiative of coffee growing after realizing that Rukiga district has no major cash crop to create income and farmers only depend on subsistence farming.
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Health Worker Remanded for Rape 2

On Friday, Orikiriza appeared before Kabale Chief Magistrates Court and was charged with rape contrary to Sections 123 and 124 of the penal code act.
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Health Worker in Trouble for Allegedly Raping Expectant Mother 3 1

The victim, a 20-year-old woman from Maaya village, Kitanga parish, Kashambya sub-county, had visited the facility for a pregnancy checkup and was referred to undergo an ultrasound scan for a diagnosis regarding the status of her pregnancy.
08:01
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Kigezi Diocesan Vehicle Stolen at Aponye’s Burial 1 2

Rev. Canon Milton Nkurunungi, the Kigezi Diocesan Secretary, confirmed the theft, expressing the diocese's frustration in tracing the missing vehicle.
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Aponye’s Laid to Rest, Museveni Directs Amendment to Road Act 3 2 Top story

During the burial service, Vice President Jessica Rose Epel Alupo delivered a eulogy on behalf of President Yoweri Museveni. The President directed an immediate amendment of the Road Act 2019, expressing concern over its failure to effectively reduce the high incidence of road accidents in the country.
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Businessman Detained in Rwanda 2

Jackson Muganiizi, a resident of Kibanda parish, has expressed concern over the lack of information regarding Kakiza's detention, fearing it may sabotage trade between Ugandan and Rwandan locals in the area.
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Start Projects on Church Land to Prevent Grabbers-Archbishop Kazimba 1 2

During his first-ever pastoral visit to Kigezi diocese, Kazimba expressed concern about the increasing cases of grabbers targeting church land, citing the recent case in Buhara church of Uganda parish in Muyebe archdeaconry, Diocese of Kigezi.
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Missing Rukiga Man Found Dead Without a Head 2 1

Eddie Mugisha, Rwamucucu sub county LC3 chairman says that they were terrified more after finding the deceased’s head and right arm cut off and taken. Mugisha says this kind of gruesome killing is the first in the sub county.
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14:57

Two Die in Rukiga Accident road accidents 1

Elly Maate, the police spokesperson for Kigezi region says ASP Asiimwe died this afternoon at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital where he had been admitted after the accident. Maate says that preliminary investigations point to speeding driving as the likely the cause of the accident. Maate adds that after the incident, the lorry driver fled and is still on the run.
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RDC Orders Immediate Withdraw of Private Guards from Contested Land 3 6

On January 26, 2023, Rukiga district security officials visited the contested land and asked Kibahigyire and Kyomuhendo to stop fencing it as they find means to harmonize the matter and move forward.
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Pictorial: Protests as Body of Ugandan Businessman Shot by Rwandan Operatives Repatriated 21 Top story

Fifty-two-year-old Jack Turyahikayo alias Rwakigizi, a resident of Karera village Kashekye parish in Kamwezi sub-county, Rukiga district was gunned down by Rwandan operatives on Tuesday night January 17, 2023, at the Uganda-Rwanda border of Nyakisa hill around 08:30 pm.
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Protests as Rwandan Authorities Handover Body of Ugandan Businessman 3 4 Top story

Locals led by Abel Rubahika, Mpororo village LC1 Chairman where the incident occurred protested the repeated shooting dead of locals at the Uganda-Rwanda border of Kamwezi by Rwandan security operatives. They argued that about six people have been shot by Rwandan authorities since 2019. They also demanded Rwanda to compensate the family.
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Authorities Identify Suspected Smuggler Shot Dead by Rwandan Security Inside Uganda 2

According to Kamusiime, after days of investigations, Rwandan security authorities have finally come out to confirm that they indeed shot dead Turyahikayo.
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Panic As Suspected Rwandan Security Shoots Dead Smuggler on Ugandan soil 3 4

According to locals, the suspected Rwandan security operatives intercepted a smuggler at the Uganda-Rwanda border of Nyakisa hill at around 08:30 pm on Tuesday night.
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