Breaking

Archive

Jan 697 results
10:29
10:29

Rakai Launches Campaign For Sustainable Fishing On Lake Kacheera, Kijanebarola 1 3

Joseph Mugumya, the Fisheries Officer In-charge of Kooki County, says the campaign comes at the time the district is struggling to restock Lake Kijanebarola with different fish species mainly the Nile tilapia.
12:14
12:14

Rakai Family Remains Homeless Two Years After Mob Attack 1 5

Fulgencio Mande Ssenkaayi and his wife Agnes Ndagire of Namatta village in Bbaale parish, Kibanda sub-county were expelled from the village in 2019 on allegations of witchcraft and child sacrifice.
12:13
12:13

Buganda Chiefs Arrested in Kooki for Trespass Released 2 1

The officials had gone to install the new chiefs who were appointed by the Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II but later intercepted by security personnel.
14:09
14:09

In Rakai, Learners Sit on Bricks and Car Tyres as Schools Battle Shortage of Desks 1 1

Currently, pupils in these schools improvise with papyrus mats, timber, car tyres, and bricks while others sit on bare ground. According to Moses Baryamutuha, the headmaster of Kyabigondo Primary School, Ddwaniro, they do not have a single desk for learners in the nursery section and lower Primary sections.
10:13
10:13

Rakai Residents, Fishermen Stranded As Authorities Close Major Landing Site 1 5 Top story

Judith Nabisere, one of the affected residents, says that the closure of the landing site has worsened the misery of her life. She explains that she used to cook food and her clients were mainly fishermen but most of them relocated to other landing sites.
14:58
14:58

L. Kijjanebarola Disappearance: Increasing Typhoid Cases Worry Residents, Leaders 3 1

Resty Namaganda, a health worker at the landing site attributes it to a lack of clean and safe water sources and the absence of pit latrines in most homes.
18:45
18:45

Rakai Considers Altering Stalled Bulk Water Project for Fishing 2 4

The 7 billion Shillings project measuring over one kilometre long and about 200 meters wide was meant to provide sufficient water for domestic use, irrigation, cattle and other purposes in various villages, parishes and Kagamba, Lwamaggwa and Ddwaniro sub-counties.
10:54
10:54

NUP Candidate Wins Councilor's Seat In Absentia 5 1

According to Ssaku, the elections collided with his examinations, which couldn’t enable him to stay around for the voting. He, however, says that he counted on his trusted agents and party leaders to help him in his absentia.
12:36
12:36

Voting Delayed in Rakai Residual Elections 6 1

Joseph Mwebe, the Presiding Officer Kifamba Sub County, attributed the delay to a lack of voters. He said that the polling officials and voting materials were delivered earlier, but voting could not start.
08:03
08:03

L. Kijjanebarola Fails To Reappear Amidst Persistent Rainfall 1 8 Top story

According to the affected residents and local leaders, their hope for the lake to return has reduced since the water has kept on diminishing. They say that more than 50 cows and 40 pigs have died due to lack of water.
14:44
14:44

NRM Candidates in Rakai Decry Lack Of Funds For Campaigns 3 1

According to Alex Kiweewa, a Senior Four student, he is depending on his parents for financial support after spending the little money he had made from selling his agricultural produces.
09:41
09:41

Nine Candidates to Contest in Rakai Residual, By-elections 1 3

Sylvia Kyohairwe Tegyeza, the Rakai District Returning Officer Tegyeza asked the candidates and their supporters to adhere to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs and refrain from acts of violence.
09:58
09:58

Five Nominated For Residual, By-elections in Rakai 6 1

The by-election will be conducted for the Kifamba Male Youth Councilor position which fell vacant following the death of Augustine Jaggwe of National Unity Platform-NUP who died in a car accident. The other position is for the Female Elderly Representative for Lwentulege Town council, PWD which is vacant following the death of Regina Nambooze.
16:48
16:48

Delays Mar By-elections in Rakai 1

Sylvia Tegyeza, the Rakai District Registrar, said that the aspirants were ready with their nomination forms, but were yet to be stamped by the Chief Magistrate Patrick Kityo who was not in the office.
12:40
12:40

Plan To Restock L. Kijjanebarola With Nile Tilapia Stalls For Nine Years 1 1 Top story

Mugumya further explains that MAAIF engaged a consultant three years ago to conduct a feasibility study on the lake. Mugumya says that the consultant visited the district and conducted the study but he has never returned since and the ministry of agriculture has never given them feedback about the proposed restocking of the lake.
08:19
08:19

NRM, NUP Vet Candidates for Rakai Bi-elections 4 1

There are four vacant positions in the district which include the Male Youth Councilor for Kifamba sub-county, Female representative for the Elderly in Lwentulege Town council, the female councillor for Persons with Disabilities for Lwamaggwa Town council, and Female representative for the Elderly in Mweruka Town Council.
15:36
15:36

Hippo Kills Two Teenagers In L. Kijjanebarola 4 1 Top story

Joshua Kananura, the Rakai District Police Commander, says that fishermen and the police managed to retrieve the bodies and took them for postmortem before handing them over to the deceased’s respective homes.
11:47
11:47

Rakai School Fire: Parents In a Dilemma As Case Remains Unsolved For Three Years 1 1

Rose Nalubowa, a member of the school’s governing board, explains that there is nothing much going on with the case since the suspects were remanded. She says that they have not received feedback from the investigating and prosecution authorities on the status of the case.
14:13
14:13

Heavy Downpour Leaves Over 200 Homeless In Rakai 4 1

Esther Nakaweesa, a single mother lost a house and a banana plantation. She says that she doesn’t have anywhere to go or feed her children.
15:50
15:50

Lack of Sexuality Education Fuelling Teenage Preganacy in Rakai MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

A survey by Reproductive Health Uganda found out that more than 2,093 underage girls were impregnated during the lockdown period.
Jan 697 results