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Christopher Tusiime

District head Guest reporter District Head in Fort Portal, Uganda

Christopher Tusiime is the URN Bureau Chief in Tooro. Districts of Kyenjojo, Kamwenge, Kabarole, Ntoroko, Bunyangabu and Kyegegwa, Kitagwenda and Fort Portal Tourism City fall under his docket.

Before joining URN, Tusiime first worked at The Observer newspaper for close to four years as an education reporter.

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11:39
11:39

Fort Portal Covid-19 Task Force Partners With Youth to Promote SOPs 1 1

On Saturday evening, the youth stationed on all routes leading to Fort Portal city with the placards. Some of the placards called on members of the public to wear masks properly, others advised people to avoid crowds while others carried messages encouraging hand washing and social distancing.
08:39
08:39

Fort Portal RCC Unearthes Over 20 Ghost Emyooga Groups 1 1

In April, Mbabazi stopped the issuance of certificates to all 36 Emyooga SACCOs in Fort Portal after the Commercial Officer, Michael Karwani failed to avail the lists of the intended beneficiaries.
11:03
11:03

Leaders Call for More Breeding Centres for Endangered Species 2 1

The UWA Deputy Director Community Conservation, George Owoyesigire argued that even when the mandate of breeding endangered species is with Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, UWEC, other centres can also be established in the country.
10:45
10:45

Woman Found Dead in Fort Portal Bar 1

Joan Kihunde, who reported the case to Kitumba police station, said that a person, whose name has not been disclosed, went to the same bar on Tuesday morning and knocked but no one responded. Kihunde added that when the same person checked, the door was open with padlocks outside.
07:35
07:35

Local Government Ministry Pledges Support to Tooro Kingdom Projects 3 1

Magyezi, who had been invited by the Tooro king, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV, said the ministry is so willing to be a kingdom’s development partner and he will be sending technical people to assess the projects that are underway for support.
11:25
11:25

Court Blocks Return of Tooro Kingdom Assets 1

The applicants are accusing the King, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV of Tooro, the Queen Mother, Best Kemigisa and the Attorney General of committing a number of offences including the illegal leasing of Tooro kingdom land and misappropriating the properties of the monarchy.
10:22
10:22

Former Fort Portal Councillors Run to Court Over Sitting Allowances 2 1

Without citing a specific law mandating him to make changes, the minister went ahead to appoint the mayors of the municipalities as interim city mayors. Magyezi also promised to issue guidelines that were to be followed to form interim city councils and executives but the promise was never fulfilled.