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Heavy rain cuts off roads in Kyegegwa, Kitagwenda

Uganda, Dec. 8 -- The ongoing heavy rain in Tooro Sub-region in western Uganda has destroyed bridges and roads, paralysing transport in the districts of Kyegegwa and Kitagwenda. Some of the affected ... Read More


Kabarole outlier in HIV/Aids fight

Uganda, Dec. 4 -- As far as the HIV/Aids prevalence rate is concerned, Kabarole sticks out like a metaphorical sore thumb. The western district's prevalence rate stands at 14.6 per cent, which is wel... Read More


One arrested after govt official murdered in Fort Portal

Uganda, Nov. 27 -- Police in Fort Portal have "arrested one suspect to aid investigations into the murder of a third person in the city in a week." Locals Saturday morning found Mr Paul Bahizi Rutaba... Read More


Rising water levels lay siege to Ntoroko

Uganda, Nov. 26 -- In October 2019, Kanara Town Council and Kanara Sub-county were all submerged after rising water levels from Lake Albert left Ntoroko District in a tight spot. Three years on, the ... Read More


Panic after two bodies recovered near Kabarole mosque hours apart

Uganda, Nov. 26 -- Residents of Mpanga village in Fort Portal City in Kabarole District, western Uganda were on Saturday morning thrown into panic after a second body of an unknown man was found lying... Read More


Religious leaders worry over rising cases of human trafficking

Uganda, Nov. 23 -- Religious leaders in Rwenzori have asked government to curb the surging cases of human trafficking in the sub-region. The leaders also urged government to establish rehabilitation ... Read More


Umeme loses Shs47.3m in power line vandalism

Uganda, Nov. 22 -- Officials of the power distribution company, Umeme, in Bunyangabu District have decried the rampant vandalism that has crippled service delivery. In a statement released by the pol... Read More


Tuktuk rides saved us transport costs

Uganda, Nov. 20 -- Enock Isingoma Kaliisa, 56, on October 16, wedded Mildred Kyakyo, 38 at Kasiina SDA Church in Kyenjojo District in a function that has gone viral on social media. Enock lost his wif... Read More


Policeman arrested for shooting at magistrate

Uganda, Nov. 19 -- Police in Kyenjojo District in western Uganda are holding one of their officers on attempted murder charges after he allegedly shot at a grade one magistrate's car in a mistaken ide... Read More


Tooro leaders, CSOs ask govt to expedite electoral reforms

Uganda, Nov. 18 -- Local leaders and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) from Tooro Sub-region have asked government to expedite electoral reforms to allow a smooth parliamentary scrutiny before the 20... Read More