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09:58
09:58

Harmful Pesticides Threatening Apairy Farming in Rubirizi District 1 4

Vincent Kakye, the General Secretary Magambo Beekeepers Association says the district is experiencing a decline in the population of bees because of the use of harmful pesticides.
18:27
18:27

Rubirizi DHO, Health Inspector Arrested Over Embezzlement of Covid-19 Funds 1 1

The two officials are accused of presenting false accountability and causing financial loss to the government of over 105 Million shillings. They were arrested on Thursday from the district headquarters in Ndekye Town Council.
17:36
17:36

Rubirizi Human Resource Officer Pleads Guilty on Seeing Crowd of Prosecution Witnesses

Tusiime was convicted to a sentence of either serving two years in Prison or pay a fine of two million shillings and also banned from occupying public office for ten years.
15:13
15:13

Rubirizi Farmers Warned Against Harvesting Premature Vanilla Beans 5 1

Herbert Musiimenta, the Principal Agricultural Inspector with the Ministry of Agriculture says farmers should keep records of when their vanilla was pollinated to avoid premature harvesting and poor post-harvest handling.
17:22
17:22

Three Lionesses Electrocuted in Queen Elizabeth National Park 2 1

According to Hangi, the Lionesses were found dead on a private electric fence belonging to Irungu Forest Safari Lodge in Kigabu Village Katunguru, meters away from the National Park.
09:20
09:20

Rubirizi Farmers Ask Gov't to Gazette Vanilla Ordinance 7 1

Last year, the district council passed a Vanilla Ordinance that was aimed at regulating the growing and buying of the cash crop. However, it couldn't take effect before being gazetted.
15:52
15:52

Rubirizi Security Committee Increases Deployment on Katuguru Bridge 2 5

Captain Yahaya Kakoza, the Rubirizi Resident District Commissioner Commissioner says last year during the Covid-19 lockdown when the bridge was closed, a lot of things involving security were experienced and they won't leave any loopholes this time.
16:38
16:38

State Attorney Accused of Bias in Assualt Trial Against Bunyaruguru County MP 1 2

It is alleged that during the NRM party Primaries held at Ryemondo Village on September 4, 2020, Ntamuhira assaulted Amina Tushemerirwe for siding with his opponent.
13:42
13:42

False Autopsy Report Sparks Violence 3 4

Agnes Kyokusiima a resident says they had accepted the first verbal report but to their surprise, they found the clothes of the deceased covered in blood, which proves that he was murdered. She wants the doctor behind the report penalized for issuing a false report.
14:01
14:01

One Injured as Fire Guts Mazike Valley Lodge in Rubirizi District 4 2

The fire is believed to have started from the nearby Queen Elizabeth National park before spreading to the cottages On Tuesday Evening, destroying property worth millions
14:58
14:58

Unidentified Body Found in LCI Chairman's Compound in Rubirizi Uganda Police Force 1 4

Ann Kengazi Bworeka, the wife to the Chairperson LC 1 in whose compound the body was found this morning says she was shocked at seeing the body of a person she couldn’t identify when she woke up this morning at 6:00 am
15:45
15:45

IGG Arrests Butebo CAO, Rubirizi Human Resource Officer Over Embezzlement 1 3

Fredrick Okech, the Mbarara regional Inspector says they received a complaint from a whistleblower who had retired from civil service and was waiting for his gratuity of 28 million shillings.
08:19
08:19

Residents Move to Censure LC 1 Chairperson for Misusing Village Stamp, Abuse of Office 4 2

Agnes Kyarisima, one of the petitioners, accuses Bob of consenting to land agreements to more than a single buyer, which causes conflict.
09:53
09:53

Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Katerera County MP 2 1

In the ruling read by the acting Deputy Registrar Mbarara High Court, Samuel Twakire, Justice Moses Kazibwe Kawumi dismissed the petition because it was not supported with a valid affidavit.
13:02
13:02

Rubirizi VHTs Reject UGX 50,000 For COVID-19 Allowance Ministry of Health

Alice Tuhiriirwe, a VHT from Kicwamba village in Katerera, says that they were promised Shillings 150,000 but they sent them Shillings 50,000 without any explanation.
12:56
12:56

Two Children Drown in Abandoned Mines In Rubirizi 1

James Mushabe, the LC 1 Chairperson of Rutondo cell, says that they heard screams from a girl he only identifies as Nabaasa who survived drowning.
11:57
11:57

Transport Paralysed as Kazinga Channel Ferry Breaks Down 4 3 Top story

Emmanuel Kakuru, a truck driver from Kanungu district, says the situation at the bridge has brought everything to a halt. He says that they were told that it will take two days for the ferry to resume operations.
07:20
07:20

Bunyaruguru Tooke Farmer’s Cooperative Helps Rubirizi Women Get Better Prices 5 2

Olive Rukundo, a Banana farmer in Magambo village says that the cooperative is an eye-opener to the farmers on how to benefit more from their produce. She says that they have now an opportunity to negotiate better prices for their bananas and now sell the bananas in Kilograms, which gives them more money.
07:23
07:23

Dr. Atwine Directs Disciplinary Action Against Workers at Rugazi Health Center 6

Dr. Atwine who toured the Health facility over the weekend, says that received lots of complaints from the locals accompanied by a petition from the LC V Chairperson on the situation at the facility.
15:47
15:47

WWF Boosts Timber Dealers With Band Saw Mills 3 8

The donation was delivered by World Wide Fund for Nature-WWF to five timber dealer associations in the districts of Kisoro, Rukungiri, Rubirizi, Mitoma and Kasese.
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