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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 3 1 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 1 3

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 1 2

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.
12:09
12:09

Buikwe CAO Locked out of Office, Accused of Incompetence Buikwe District 1 1

The councillors had earlier in the month passed a resolution calling for an investigation of reports that the procurement officer was taking bribes from contractors and service providers and failing to avail performance reports to the district finance council committee for review.
11:17
11:17

Vendors Count Loses as Fire Guts Najjembe Roadside Market Najjembe Market 3 1 Top story

The fire, which broke out in the wee hours of this morning, destroyed merchandise including more than 700 chicken, sweet bananas and sweet plantains alias Gonja.
11:26
11:26

Woman Accused of Pouring Acid on Cousin Remanded Acid Victim 1 3

Prosecution alleges that Nabawoya poured acid Babirye on June 29, 2013, in Kitega local council in Kawolo Division Lugazi Municipality when while she was on her way home after work.
07:30
07:30

Lugazi Resident Accuses LDUs of Torture 2 1 Top story

According to Zimula, he left his saloon in Lugazi town on July 9, 2019 after work and decided to retire to his home in Namengo cell. He however, says he was ambushed by LDU personnel at Luyanzi, a bushy area around 10pm.
17:18
17:18

Suspected Criminal Gang Members Arrested in Njeru

Although she declines to reveal their identities, Butoto says the suspects have been behind most murders, robberies and other violent crimes in the area in the last one year.
19:09
19:09

Lugazi Residents Accuse LDU Personnel of Brutality 4 1

The LDU personnel are accused of extorting money and also assaulting residents while on their way back home.
16:17
16:17

Evicted Njeru Residents Stranded 4 1

Obbo claims that about 40 squatters were evicted without any notice and are out in the cold after their houses and crop gardens were razed down. He says some of the residents had occupied the land for over fifteen years.
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