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Samuel Amanya

Staff reporter District head Subscriber District Head in Kabale, Western Region, Uganda

Samuel Amanya is the Kigezi Region URN bureau chief. Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu and Rukungiri districts fall under his docket. Samuel Amanya has been a Uganda Radio Network reporter since August 2016. Before becoming a URN staff reporter, Amanya had written for the network for several years as a freelancer.

Amanya was also a Voice of Kigezi reporter from 2011 to 2016.

A journalism graduate from African College of Commerce Kabale, Amanya values his independence. Amanya says URN is a home for his talent because it lets him explore his journalistic interests without limits.

Amanya is fascinated by the crime beat and some of his best stories have come out of that interest. Amanya says he aims to be all round beat reporter.

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15:25

Six Priests Ordained in Kabale Diocese 4 2

Bishop Rubaramira asked the ordained priests, deacons and lectors to preach the gospel of peace and repentance.
12:07
12:07

Farmer Loses over 15,000 Fish to Suspected Poisoning in Kanungu 2 2

Kibiribiri says that the four-month-old tilapia fish had cost him over five million Shillings, and he had hoped that he would get more than 10 million Shillings in profit. He says that each of his three ponds had 5,000 fish.
10:40
10:40

Court Allows Bukimbiri County MP Loser to Serve Kwizera Through Media 3

Kabale High Court Judge, Justice Moses Kawumi Kazibwe, allowed Owebeyi to serve Kwizera through Daily Monitor or New Vision newspapers.
19:04
19:04

FUFA Indefinitely Suspends Kigezi Home Boyz, Kitara FC Game Kigezi Home Boyz FC 2 2

The first leg of the game had initially been scheduled to be played on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Kavumba Recreation Grounds in Kampala, while the second leg would take place at Kabale Municipal Ground on Saturday afternoon.
15:47
15:47

Charcoal Prices Shoot Up in Kabale Nature Uganda 4 1

Annet Kyomuhendo, a charcoal dealer in Kigongi in Central division Kabale municipality says that she now sells a sack of charcoal at 30,000 from 20,000 Shillings and a basin at 6,000 from 3,000 Shillings.
11:10
11:10

Low funding, Poor Road Network Hampering Tourism Sector in Rukiga 4 7 Top story

Praise Nshabaruhanga, the Rukiga District Tourism Officer, says that locals up today climb Rugongo hill to praise Muhumuza’s visible footmarks as well as fetch water that never dries up with the belief of receiving blessings.