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12:36
12:36

Security Guard Succumbs to Wounds after Attack on Petrol Station 1 3

Abiriga is among seven people who were attacked by twenty machete and stick-wielding thugs at around 3: 00 am on Monday at Magnum Pump fuel station in Kitega Cell in Lugazi Central Division in Lugazi Municipality in Buikwe District.
14:42
14:42

Mukono Makeshift Bridge Endangers Travelers 1 3

On Monday evening, 65-year-old Mariam Namakula, a resident of Wasswa Village at Najjembe Division slipped off the bridge and drowned in the river. Ronald Malofu, the LC I Chairperson of Wasswa Village, says that Namakula is not the first person to fall into the river.
17:52
17:52

Buikwe Seed School’s Failure to Replace Stolen Computers Worries ICT Candidates 3 1

Buikwe District District Education Officer- DEO, Julius Kizito Musisi, says that the issue of the missing computers was raised to his office and he reported the matter to the police for investigations.
10:15
10:15

School Director Dies Behind Steering Wheel 1

Namulondo was found dead behind the steering wheel of her vehicle on Tuesday night along Nkokonjeru-Nyenga road while heading to Kisoga town.
12:51
12:51

Foreign, Local Silver Fish Dealers Clash Over Quality 2 1

Tonny Egwiru, a Congolese national and one of the biggest exporters of silverfish from Kiyindi landing site, says that the poor post-harvest methods have now forced many transnational traders to hire boats and buy fresh silver fish from the trappers on the lake and sundry it themselves.
13:29
13:29

Kiyindi Resident Accuses Police of Damaging His Manhood 2

Deo Wasswa, 27, a resident of Kiyindi LC I in Kiyindi town council alleges that on June 15th, 2022, officers from Kiyindi police station stormed his residence under the command of John Bosco Amandara and ordered him to enter his house.
09:39
09:39

Nurse, Two Teachers Arrested for Adminstering Expired COVID-19 Vaccines

Ssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson Hellen Butoto says that the suspects were trailed from Kayunga where they had spent days administering the vaccines. The same group had imposed a charge of 3000 Shillings per jab, for those who turned up to be vaccinated.
12:31
12:31

Residents Concerned Over Increasing Swarms of Bats in Lugazi Town 2 2

Dr Kabanda says bats and people can co-exist since bats provide numerous benefits. They are good predators of night flying insects including mosquitoes besides contributing to medical advances such as navigation aids for the blind.
09:59
09:59

YY Bus Crashes in Mabira Forest, Injures 17 1

The driver lost control and slipped off the road at the time when it was heavily raining," says Hellen Butoto, the Ssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson
11:17
11:17

Fire Guts Vitafoam Mattress Factory in Njeru 1

The fire started at around 9 a.m. today, and according to Ssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson Hellen Butoto, the police fire brigade is still on the site working to put it out.
16:54
16:54

General Tumukunde Arrested in Njeru Municipality 1

Tumukunde was picked up from Royal Paradise Hotel in Njeru municipality where he was meeting his campaign coordinators by Police Officers led by Hilary Mukiza, the Officer in Charge of Njeru Police Station.
12:41
12:41

Policing Through Music; One Officer’s Distinct Approach CLO 1 5

In the songs, the officer applies a touch of talent, passion and responsibility to reach people’s hearts with key messages about provisions of the law and their role in community policing.
18:20
18:20

Lugazi Residents Decry USMID Delays as Road Network Wanes Lugazi Municipality 4 1

Lugazi is one of the eight municipalities which were selected to benefit from the additional funding for the implementation of the second phase of the World Bank-supported project. The others are Kitgum, Kamuli, Mubende, Kasese, Busia, Ntungamo and Apac.
10:34
10:34

Fuel Truck Catches Fire Along Kampala-Jinja Highway 1 Top story

Abudul Katimbo, a resident of the area, says they first heard a gunshot around 4am before they saw huge flames forcing residents to run for their lives.
20:08
20:08

3 Arrested Over Murder of Mukono Businesswoman lugazi police 1 1

After investigations and search, police discovered Kyolaba’s body dumped naked in a sugar plantation which is close to Ssebuufu’s shrine.
15:00
15:00

Njeru Residents Storm Municipal Offices Over Destroyed Properties, Crops njeru municipality 2 1 Top story

Muhamad Katimbo, a resident from Bugungu LC I notes that they complained to Umeme about the destruction of their property but to date nothing has been done. According to Katimbo, they will not allow the power company to transmit power through their area for breaching the agreement they had with them.
07:29
07:29

Kawolo Hospital Restricts Ambulance to Critical Emergencies Intensive Care Unit 1 3 Top story

Although Kawolo hospital receives a big number of emergencies because of its strategic location along the busy Kampala-Jinja Highway, the facility has a single ambulance registration number UG 3633M that was bought during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting-CHOGM 2007.
17:23
17:23

Njeru Labour Officer Accused of Blocking Injured Workers Compensation Yogi steels limited 3 1

About 30 former employees of Paramuko Steel Factory and Yogi Steels Limited, both located in Njeru municipality, accuse the officer of rejecting their compensation bid, even with evidence that they sustained permanent injuries in the line of duty.
16:17
16:17

Logging, Charcoal Burning Persist in Mabira Forest Despite Deployment 2 1

The forest sections of Nagojje in Mukono and Najjembe in Buikwe district are the most affected with a number of truck loads leaving the area each day. Residents around the forest say that often assorted timber is transported out of the forest on trucks without any check by the security officers.
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