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10:35
10:35

Woman Arrested for Allegedly Killing Co-wife

It is reported that she connived with her husband, Charles Oketcho to kill her co-wife from their marital home in Nabuwaami village, Mayuge district. The deceased was identified as 32 year old Rose Nabirye.
10:30
10:30

Mother, Daughter Struck Dead by Lightning

Ismael Ntale, who stays about 10 meters away, says that he heard a big blast at about 3:00am and he tightened his house door, only to notice flames from his mother's hut.
13:53
13:53

Unidentified Teenager Killed in Mayuge

The body was first sighted by school children who were playing in the abandoned house during the mid-morning classroom break-time. They notified their teachers who teamed with the community members to inform police about the incident.
16:54
16:54

UPDF Officers Clean Railway Line in Commemoration of Tarehesita 1

Sulaina Nakabuye, one of the residents highlighted the issue of people pouring waste water into the railway line, leading to unpleasant odors. She mentioned that activities such as cooking and washing contribute to the problem, with individuals disposing of dirty waste waters containing decomposing substances.
15:32
15:32

Three Arrested over Death of Mayuge Farmer

The trio who are neighbors of the deceased, stated that their initial intention was to kidnap Owori, rob his money and abandon him in one of his plantations. However, on realizing that he had recognized their voices, they resolved to kill him.
12:54
12:54

Health Workers Justify Charging C-section Fees 1

A health worker says that they received 200 teenage mothers last year and with their body structure not fully developed to deliver normally, they were recommended for C-section, which not only allowed them to successfully deliver live babies, but also enjoy decent maternal experience, without tears in their private parts.
12:22
12:22

Mayuge Senior Records Officer Arrested over Missing Files

Nabwire was arrested following inquiries by the Office of the Inspectorate of Government in Jinja following allegations that she was hiding files containing sensitive information under investigation by different state agencies.
13:43
13:43

Health Workers at Mayuge Health Centre IV Accused of Selling Blood 1 5

The patients say that the health workers ask for facilitation fees to travel to other health facilities to collect blood, putting the lives of patients at risk.
12:42
12:42

Police Investigates Prominent Farmer's Death in Mayuge district

The deceased is Alex Owori, a prominent coffee, cocoa and sugarcane farmer in Kanyabwima village, in Buwaaya sub-county, Mayuge district. He reportedly went missing over the weekend, until his body was found in his garden on Monday with deep cuts on the head, stomach and chest.
07:33
07:33

Three Arrested Over Vandalizing Electricity Power Lines police station

Alisat Namulondo, a salon operator in the area, expressed concern that the vandalism of electricity power lines has adversely affected business operations, leading to frequent power outages.
09:16
09:16

30-Year-Old Electrocuted in Mayuge

Moses Kyobe, a resident, said that they heard a significant blast around the transformer and contacted UMEME officials. He says that they initially thought there was a short circuit only to discover that Woya had been electrocuted.
12:36
12:36

Busoga Kingdom Rallies Youth to End Teenage Pregnancy, Early Marriage 1 1

Eria Musonge, a clan leader from Kigulu chiefdom says that, the practice of forcing teenage girls who have given birth, to marry their partners, even when there are underage is contributing to the increase in early marriages.
09:19
09:19

Toddler Killed in Suspected Ritual Sacrifice Incident in Mayuge

The toddler estimated to be around four years old, was first sighted by a group of boys who had gone to hunt wild game meat in the area. The boys alerted elders who rushed to the scene and later called the police to safeguard the scene from contamination.
10:09
10:09

Police Investigate Killing of Two Motorcyclists in Mayuge

The dead have been identified as 33-year-old Matthew Muhereza and 40-year-old Yunus Mateeka, both residents of Kitovu village in Imanyiro sub-county, Mayuge district.
15:37
15:37

Three Men Drown in Lake Victoria

Elliot Makaye, a fisherman at Bukizibu landing site says that three unidentified sailors were sailing amidst small drizzles when heavy storms hit their boats forcing them to capsize.
14:16
14:16

Health Center Records Officer Arrested For Defilement

According to the victim's account, Mutundi restrained her by covering her mouth and tying her to a metallic bed before subjecting her to repeated acts of defilement.
07:53
07:53

Bobiwine Tasks Gov't to End Brutality on Lake Victoria 1

Speaking to his supporters in Mayuge town council Monday, Kyagulanyi asserted that UPDF officers have subjected fishermen to torture over the last five years.
10:13
10:13

Man Shot by NFA Officers in Mayuge Forest Standoff resident

According to reports, hundreds of residents armed with machetes and hoes entered Bugata forest reserve in Malongo sub-county, Mayuge district. The residents began cultivating the land and cutting down trees, which led to a confrontation with UPDF officers assigned to NFA.
13:42
13:42

Abandoned Bags Trigger Bomb Scare 1

Agnes Naula, a vendor in the area, narrated how she had set up her tea stall to serve early morning clients when she was informed about the suspicious bags in the vicinity.
13:29
13:29

Security Guard Shoots Woman Before Taking His Own Life

Fred Mugoya, the LC 1 chairperson of Bugadde North village, says that he heard three gunshots in the morning and decided to open his house to establish what was happening. He explains that on noticing him, Anyanya fired two live ammunition in the air so as to scare him off before shooting himself in the chest.
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