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19:45
19:45

Four Hotels Face Probe for Violating COVID-19 Control Measures 3 5

Security and health officials argue that the hotels work normally during the day by serving food and soft drinks, but change the business into dancing clubs under the cover of darkness. Monalisa Lounge and Little Liz Hotel's reportedly play loud music at night and operates bars, despite the continued closure of bars.
13:45
13:45

Security Foils Traditional Herbalists’ Meeting in Kabale 1 1

Alfred Besigensi, Kabale District Health Officer says that the meeting could not be allowed to happen because his office is not aware if the members who were attending are registered, traditional herbalists.
07:56
07:56

Kigezi Prisons Struggling to Transport Inmates from Courts 1 4

Inmates appearing before the courts from police detention centres and remanded for the first time in Kabale, Rukiga, and Rubanda districts are taken to Rukiga or Rubanda prisons where they spend 14-days under surveillance and testing before they are transferred to Ndorwa Prison for remand.
12:08
12:08

COVID-19 Vaccination: Kabale Runs Out of Moderna Vaccines 4 1

Paddy Mwesigye, the Kabale District Health Officer in charge of child maternal health who is also a member of the District COVID-19 taskforce told URN in an interview 2535 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines doses are over.
07:42
07:42

Ndejje University Elites Crowned 2021 National Female Volleyball Champions 4 4 Top story

In the semifinals, Ndejje Elites humbled Iganga based Orange Block Buster’s Volleyball Club (OBB) by sweeping the three sets. Ndejje continued with its winning ways defeating COPAB in the quarterfinals.
19:57
19:57

Kabale Nursing School Students Protest Maladministration strike 4 2

They also accuse the administration of maintaining medical, field placement, utilities, and computer Maintenance and internet fees yet they plan to close by the end of this month and send the students home to embrace to continue with online studies.
09:38
09:38

URA Donates Motorboat to Bwama Island Primary school Lake Bunyonyi 4 3

Musinguzi explained that the donation is part of the initiative by URA’s Corporate Service Department, which started in 2019 following media reports in 2017 indicating how pupils were struggling to access education services by crossing the lake using canoes.
19:44
19:44

Poor Funding Frustrates Efforts to Stop Environmental Degradation in Kigezi 5 1

Area leaders and environmental activists say that despite registering an increase in reports of persons encroaching on wetlands and natural forests, and poor methods of farming, they are unable to stop the practices due to a shortage of funds and poor enforcement.
17:32
17:32

Security Resumes Fulltime Deployment Along Uganda-Rwanda Border 4 2 Top story

Godfrey Nyakahuma, the Kabale Resident District Commissioner, says that security authorities have resumed full-time deployment of Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) and Police along the border because of the increased
14:42
14:42

7,712 Teenage Pregancies Recorded in Kigezi 8 2

Pamela Kembabazi, the Rukiga District Senior Probation, and Welfare Officer says that 71 cases were recorded from July 2020 to July 2021. Kembabazi attributes the rising cases to the negligence of parents.
10:44
10:44

Machete Assailants cut Radio Presenter, 2 Family Members in Kabale 2 1

Elly Maate, Police Spokesperson for the Kigezi region confirms the incidents saying that investigations into the matter are ongoing. Two suspects only identified as Crescent and Nasasira alias Kudidi have already been arrested and Maate warn the essential workers against walking alone at night.
19:33
19:33

Uganda Deports Another 15 Rwandan Nationals 2

The Rwandan nationals were deported through the Uganda, Rwanda border of Mirama Hills in Ntungamo district on Wednesday. According to the source, the first batch of eight personnel was deported at 11 a.m. while others were deported at 4 p.m., and were both received by Rwandan authorities at the Rwandan side of Kagitumba.
19:06
19:06

52 Arrested in Crackdown against Operating Bars in Kabale 2 5

The operation under the command of Kigezi Region Field Force Unit-FFU Commander Henry Kisembo was conducted today in the suburbs of Bugongi and Mundeeba in Northern Division, Bicycle garage street and Kigongi streets in Central Division, Mwanjari cemetery business centre in Southern Division, Kabale Municipality and Kyobugombe trading centre in Kaharo sub-county.
16:58
16:58

Security Blocks Former Kabale RDC’s Farewell Party 3 5

While speaking during a COVID-19 security meeting on Tuesday which attracted all Sub-county chiefs and Officer-in-charges of sub-county police posts at Kabale District Council Hall, new RDC Godfrey Nyakahumaissued a statement saying that the party is hereby blocked.
10:51
10:51

Kabale Finds Huge Excess of HIV/Aids Infections, But 99.9999 are on ARVs 4 1

Alfred Besigensi, acting Kabale District Health Officer confirms that they had projected to get 5,860 HIV victims but they were shocked when the number of victims went beyond up to 8,921, 52% more that was expected. However on a positive note, 99.9999% of them are already on ARV therapy.
12:15
12:15

RDC Orders Closure of Five Markets in Kabale As Covid-19 Cases Surge 3 2

The markets are Kabanyonyi, Bigaaga, Maziba, Harutinda and Mayengo. The decision to close was taken on Thursday during the district taskforce meeting.
08:00
08:00

Officials Clash as Two Bodies of Rwandan Nationals are Repatriated from Uganda 4 4

Officials clashed when Nshangabasheija explained that Ugandan security investigations indicate that Dusabimana was cut from Rwandan side and his body dumped from Uganda.
11:30
11:30

Kabale COVID-19 Test Statistics Inaccurate-Task Force 3 1

Dr. Sophie Namasopo, the Director of Kabale Regional Referral Hospital who also seats on the task force, says the figures from Kabale create a false impression that they have lower COVID-19 cases. He cites the statistics issued last month indicating that Kabale was registering between 0-1 cases per day.
17:37
17:37

Kabale Residents Protest Continuous Illegal Entry of Rwandans 7 5 Top story

Nickson Kanyesigye, a resident of Bigaaga and Victor Arinda a taxi driver, says that as locals they have many unanswered questions. They note that official transport from Butanda to Kabale town is Shillings 10,000 but Rwandan passengers using taxis driven by their fellow Rwandans willingly pay between Shillings 100,000-500,000 per route.
13:13
13:13

Rwandan Dies While Sleeping Under the Rain in Uganda 2 1

While on his way back very drunk, the Rwandan failed to walk and slept in the garden of sweet potatoes, where a heavy downpour found found him and he died in the process. Elly Maate, police spokesperson for Kigezi region confirms the incident saying that the deceased’s body has been taken to Kabale RRH for postmortem.
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