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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.
10:52
10:52

Rakai House Fire Kills One, Injures Critically Three Others One dead 2

Mulumba says that rescuers managed to pull out three children but could not save Lugaaju who had already died and his body charred in the inferno.
09:42
09:42

Rakai Suffering Grave Consequences of Teenage Pregnancies, School dropouts 1 3

According to Ssemutono, a substantial number of children in the district does not complete the ordinary secondary education level, which affects human resource development in the area.
13:12
13:12

Oil Pipeline Project Delays Spark Disputes, Child Neglect in Rakai, Kyotera 8 1

They say that families are breaking up and children neglected as parents remain incapable of taking care of them in the absence of compensation for their land and other properties. Disputes are escalating out of mistrust, as couples suspect each other of having received the money behind the others back.
08:24
08:24

Oil Pipeline Compensation Rates Stir Fresh Frustration in Rakai 4 3

The aggrieved include 21 households that will be physically displaced as the government and partners undertake constructions of a 30-meter wide pipeline to transport Uganda’s crude oil from Hoima to the Chongoleani peninsular in Tanga, Tanzania. The project will affect 760 people in the districts of Rakai and Kyotera.
07:08
07:08

Pig Mauls Rakai Baby To Death 1

The baby’s mother, Peace Tukwasibwe, the baby’s mother was in the kitchen preparing breakfast, while the minor was sleeping on the mattress in the house. The pig entered through the back door of the house and ripped the baby’s face.
12:11
12:11

Rakai Man Hacks Wife to Death then Hangs Himself 1

The gruesome incident occurred last night around 10pm. The man so far identified as Katongole turned against his wife Rose Nakate following a domestic dispute.
16:59
16:59

Rakai District Security Committee Visits Kyalurangira Communities After Disappearance of L. Kijanebarola 2 1

Charles Ahiirwe Ndiire, an elder in Nkundi village, says that the delegation first visited his village in the morning before proceeding to other communities to gather information from the residents.
08:47
08:47

L. Kijanebarola Disappearance: Over Ten Villages In Severe Water Crisis 4 1

Patrick Mande, another affected resident, says he plans to relocate to another village to access clean and safe water. He appealed to the government to intervene by setting up boreholes or taps in the affected communities to help the residents.
10:15
10:15

Lake Kijanebarola Dries Up Leaving Scores of Fish Dead 4

Charles Rwendiire, one of the elders in the affected village says that the lake first drained in a space measuring about two football fields before it dried up, and as a result, the fish remained on the muddy surface, from where the fishermen and residents have been picking it since Sunday.
15:07
15:07

First Ever Lukooki Book Published, Launched 2 1

The 48-page book titled “Tugambe Olukooki”, meaning Let Us Speak Lukooki, was officially launched at the 17th Coronation Anniversary of the Kamuswaga Apollo Ssansa Kabumbuli II at Kakoma Playground in Lwanda sub-county on Saturday.
11:32
11:32

Live Lines Threaten Lives in Rakai 2

Ddwaniro residents say their lives and property are in danger due to UMEM’s failure to inspect and monitor the poles and poor connection in the current rainy season.
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