According to residents of Bugogo Town Council where the girl was, when she presented with signs like vomiting, bloody diarrhea, fever and headache family members thought that it was witchcraft and instead of taking her to a health facility the girl was rushed to traditional healer for management. On 11 September, the girl passed on.
Winnie Kasibayo the Kyegegwa Deputy Resident District Commissioner and head of the District Ebola Task Force says that as part of the surveillance, they are restoring the isolation units at Kyegegwa Hospital to accommodate suspected Ebola cases.
Three of the dead are Hebert Byamukama, a resident of Kyaduri Kyenjojo District, Consolata Katusabe from the same address, and another only identified as Agondeze. Police are yet to establish the identities of other male victims.
Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Regional Police spokesperson, says the police pickup Reg. No. UP 1302 lost control and rammed into an Electoral Commission -EC double cabin Reg. No. UG 0815B. The double cabin was carrying police officers assigned to guard Amuriat, who has embarked on his campaign trail in the districts of Tooro.
Kyagulanyi who was supposed to have a rally at Humura Primary school playground in Kyegegwa town council, was blocked from Kibuye trading centre and forced to divert to Kibuye primary school play ground
The major contention is in Kyaka Central where Eryeza Birihariiwe, one of the contestants accuses his rival, Tom Bright, of vote-rigging. He particularly singles out Kibambali and Kasambya polling stations in Kyegeggwa town council where he claims that his voters were turned away and agents didn’t sign the declaration forms.
At around 10a.m. when Uganda Radio Network visited, some patients were still coming to the facility one by one, many of them ignoring a water tank just outside the facility meant for hand washing, one of the most publicized ways of keeping away Corona Virus Disease (COVID -19) germs at bay.The disease which is currently ravaging the world has affected 540,832 by today.
The Hapuuyo Sub County LC III chairman, Richard Asiimwe, says the president made the pledge as a token of appreciation to the people of Hapuuyo whom he said were very instrumental in the liberation struggle that ushered in his leadership in 1986.
Some of the most affected roads include Kakabara - Hapuuyo in Kigambo Sub County, where culverts at Nyakabiso Bridge were swept away by running water affecting residents travelling from Kakabara to Kigambo.
According to Namara, he tasked his wife to interrogate her daughter and find out what was going on. He explains that the minor opening up to her mother, saying she had been raped by her teacher she identified as Wilfred Tumwine.
Kyegegwa District currently comprises Kyaka North and Kyaka South counties. However, a group of elders in the district and the area Members of Parliament – MPs have already presented different proposals to Kyegegwa District Council seeking creation of more constituencies.
Irumba explains that that the Office of the Prime Minister assigned him two police guards last year after unidentified people raided his farm and killed several animals before they drove away with several others.
Irumba has been battling the government over the ownership of a piece of land measuring about 200 acres in Rwentuha Sub County, Kyegegwa district Since last year, . The disputed land neighbors Kyaka I Refugee Settlement.