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Rukungiri district Councillors urged to sensitize citizens on water maintenance.

February 29, 2024    By Country Radio

Rukungiri: Rukungiri district Councillors have been advised to visit their respective areas and sensitize residents on how to maintain water and their sources. The advice was on Wednesday 28th February 2024 given by Dr Godfrey Wakwabubi, a doctor working with National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) Mbarara branch while speaking to... Read More

Torrential rain leaves 70 year old woman homeless

December 10, 2023    By Country Radio

Rukungiri: A 70 year old woman from Kafujo cell Kanyinya ward, Southern Division of Rukungiri municipality is struggling to get support to build a new house following the collapse of her house due to heavy rains. Lovence Tushereirwe a wife to the  late David Tibenderana told our reporter yesterday that... Read More

Ruhinda Residents protest eviction from wetlands

November 24, 2023    By Country Radio

Rukungiri: Residents from Ruhinda Sub-county in Rukungiri District are accusing the district officials of evicting them illegally from their ancestral land. Recently, Rukungiri district officials majorly the NEMA and law-enforcement officers evicted over 100 residents from areas demarcated as wetlands. These said that they were implementing the presidential directive on... Read More

Museveni orders Balaalo out of greater north

November 4, 2023    By Country Radio

Amuru: President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has ordered the Balaalo (nomadic pastoralists) with non-fenced farmland in the Greater North to vacate the region within three weeks. The Greater North sub-regions, which are being occupied by the Balaalo, include Lango, Acholi, and West Nile, according to a release from State House. President... Read More

Don’t encroach on the bufferzone, Capt Ankunda tells fishermen.

September 28, 2023    By Country Radio

Rukungiri: The outgoing commander of the Fisheries protection Unit (FPU) on Lake Edward Captain Julius Ankunda has appealed to the fishermen at Rwenshama fish landing site to stop entering the buffer zone while doing their fishing activities. Capt Ankunda made the appeal during the cross-border meeting convened by the Resident District... Read More

Torrential rain sweeps minor in Kabale.

September 28, 2023    By Country Radio

Kabale: A nursery pupil at Kanyankwanzi Primary School in Bukora Parish, Kitumba Sub County was swept away by fast-flowing waters in Kabale district on Wednesday evening. The minor has been identified as Pearl Amumpeire, the daughter of David Twinomujuni Bariyanga. Evas Ayebare, the head teacher of Kanyankwanzi Primary School intimated... Read More

Continuous seizure of fishing gears for Ugandans by DRC Authorities Irks Rwenshama leaders.

September 28, 2023    By Country Radio

Rukungiri: Leaders of Rwenshama parish have accused the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) authorities of seizing fishing gears for Uganda fishermen. The accusations were made on Wednesday during the cross-border meeting held at Rwenshama fish landing site on Lake Edward, in Rwenshama cell, Rwenshama parish, Bwambara sub-county, Rukungiri district. Leaders... Read More

Kisoro Authorities protest delay by Gov’t to relocate landslide victims.

September 18, 2023    By Country Radio

Kisoro: Authorities in Kisoro District are accusing the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) of delaying to relocate residents in Taba Village, Mbuga Parish in Nyakinama Sub County, following the decision by the Government to halt farming activities in the area. The residents claim that the Government halted farming activities in the area... Read More

Residents lose gardens as Rukungiri Municipal Authorities Crack down wetland encroachers.

September 14, 2023    By Country Radio

Rukungiri: A team of leaders and Law enforcement officers from Rukungiri municipality yesterday 13th September 2023 held an operation against degradation of Katenga wetland located in Katenga village, southern division, Rukungiri municipality. The team was led by Kushaba Lauben Katende, the environmental officer of Rukungiri municipality. Katende said authorities have warned people... Read More