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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.
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.
16:32
16:32

Rakai Poisoning: Police to Charge Grandparents With Rush And Negligence

Last week, five children under the age of seven from the same family died after they took Paraquat herbicide, allegedly given to them by the grandparents. They were identified as Alafa Kamoga, Jovan Kivumbi, Elijah Lubyayi, Sarah Nabukenya, and Shivan Mirembe of one-and-half-years.
13:00
13:00

Forced Marriages, Widow Inheritance Irk Kooki Cultural Institution kooki cheifdom 3 1

Godfrey Kimbugwe, the Kooki Chiefdom Deputy Prime Minister and Rakai District Community Development Officer, says some people in the chiefdom are still stuck with these old practices.
16:17
16:17

Rakai Man Accused of Defiling Friend’s 6-year-old Daughter

The suspect identified as Joshua Ssempijja had escaped shortly after the incident but police and residents got him from a hideout this afternoon.
19:06
19:06

Rakai Probation Office, World Vision Decry Surge in Child Abuse 5 1

Rakai District Probation and Welfare Officer Joseph Ssendagi says that many of the acts like child labour, excessive physical punishment, and defilement, among others, were mainly perpetrated by family members such as parents and relatives and members of the community. He further attributes the abuses to parental negligence
07:38
07:38

Two More Arrested With Over 300 Pre-ticked Ballots In Rakai 1

Enoch Ssenkaayi, the Presiding Officer and Maria Namuddu, the polling assistant at Lugalama Catholic polling station confirmed the incident, saying the pre-ticked ballots had not reached the boxes since the suspects were arrested in time.
15:43
15:43

Rakai Polling Agent Arrested for Stealing Ballot Booklet 3

The agent, only identified as Deus, was representing Samuel Kaggwa Ssekamwa, an independent candidate in the Rakai Local Council chairperson's race. Ssekamwa is contesting for the same seat with Godfrey Bajjungu (NRM), Eliab Kigundu Sango (NUP), Elisa Nicholas Ssekitende (FDC), and independents Ali Balekye, Kasiiba John, and Robert Nyondo.
05:17
05:17

Security Restricts Movement of Persons with Homes Across Borders in Rakai 3 1

Mubiru, also the Chairperson of the District Security Committee explains that their assessments have established that some of the COVID-19 cases registered in their area were among people sneaking into Tanzania on non-business engagements, including those meeting their spouses across the border.
07:26
07:26

Grieving Death Of Ten Students A Year After Rakai School Fire delayed justice 3 4 Top story

Nabasaji, a resident of Kalisizo Town Council in Kyotera district, says the delayed trial of the suspects has denied them justice.
10:09
10:09

Mother Arrested in Rakai For Killing Own Newly Born Baby Uganda Police

Moses Bakokyoyiga, a district councillor representing Lwamaggwa Sub County reported to police that Kyabingondo gave birth to a baby on October 28th, but to their surprise, she threw it into a toilet on Monday.
07:17
07:17

Rakai Worker's Representative Arrested for Alleged Extortion

In his statement, Birinomutonzi claims that Kiwanuka approached him in March this year after submitting his application for a job in the ICT department. The suspect reportedly asked him to pay a bribe if he wished to get the job.
17:31
17:31

Rakai RDC, DPC Accused of Protecting Land Grabbers 4 1

During the Rakai district public accountability forum “Baraza” organized at Byakabanda sub county headquarters, residents a swipe at the district’s heads of security for what they described as failure to reign over the ongoing incidents of land grabbing in the area.
07:35
07:35

Child Marriages in Rakai Blamed on Cultural Practices, Poverty 2 1

The 2018 report by World Vision Office in Rakai district about girl-child rights indicate that a total of 403 children were reported to have been defiled in Rakai district and majority had entered into marriage and got pregnant when they were still below age. According to the report, the school dropout rate in the area stands at 47 percent and the trend is even worse with the number of girls completing secondary school levels.
15:16
15:16

Mob Lynches Two Suspected Motorcycle Thieves rakai police

Preliminary police investigations indicate that the duo ran out luck when they tried to steal a motor cycle from a local pub, which angered revelers. They pounced on the suspects and beat them to death.
12:43
12:43

6 Held In Rakai For Child Kidnap rakai police 2

Nuwamanya has warned parents and members of the public to be cautious about the safety of their children because of the increasing cases of child kidnaps and sacrifice.
12:46
12:46

Somber Mood As UACE Begins at Burnt Rakai School 5 1

Nevertheless, up to 108 senior six candidates are sitting for their final examinations at the same centre. The head teacher, John Baptist Ssemwanga the school head teacher in-charge of academics says the examinations had to be conducted despite the confusion.
18:26
18:26

Speak Out; Victim of Child Marriage Tells Contemporaries 2 1

The minor explains that her misery started a year after the death of her mother, which prompted her maternal grandparents to look for her biological father as soon as she completed primary Seven.
09:38
09:38

Rakai Police Search for Stolen Gun missing gun

Joseph Ssentongo, attached to Rakai Police Station, had locked the gun inside his house and went to fetch water. However unknown people broke into Ssentongos house and took his rifle-No.563000795 with its magazine containing 35 rounds of ammunition.
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