Browsing: Ntungamo District

Just In! Rukutana Declared Winner Of Rushenyi County Primary Elections Hours After Leaving Prison

The State Minister For Labor Mwesigwa Rukutana has been declared the winner of Rushenyi county NRM Primary elections for the Parliamentary flag bearer in the 2021 general election. Rukutana has defeated his closest opponent Naome Kabasharira after tallying votes from over 12 polling stations that had not been counted. The National Resistance Movement Party Electoral…

Tanga Odoi Cancels Kabasharira’s Victory Against Min. Rukutana, To Declare Fresh Results On Tuesday

The final Rushenyi County result for NRM primaries will be announced by the party Electoral Boss Dr. Tanga Odoi on Tuesday. Tanga cancelled the result in which the NRM returning officer declared Naome Kabasharira winner having who trounced Minister Mwesigwa Rukutana with 40 votes. Kabasharira garnered 24,006 while Rukutana got 23,966 votes, but Rukutana’s legal…

THE UNTOLD STORY: What Exactly Happened In The Rushenyi County NRM Primaries Incident In Which Hon. Rukutana Was Provoked To Draw a Gun In Self-defence

THE UNTOLD STORY: What exactly happened in the Rushenyi County, NRM primaries incident in which Hon. Rukutana was provoked to draw a gun in self-defence, against masked attackers?  Background On Tuesday, 7th September 2020, Ntungamo Grade One Magistrate, Nazifa Namayanja remanded Rushenyi County MP and the State Minister for Labour, Mr Mwesigwa Rukutana until 15th…

Grief As Ntungamo Businessman Is Shot Dead

The Police in Kigezi region have initiated investigations to ascertain the circumstances under which a renowned businessman, Silver Turyahikayo, 50, was attacked by unknown gunmen and shot dead on Monday evening. The deceased was allegedly attacked at around 7pm while at Kisasi village in Kamuganguzi sub-county, Kabale district. The area Police spokesperson, Elly Maate confirmed…

Rushenyi NRM Elections: Why Popularity Of Niwahereza Is Giving Min.Rukutana,Kabasharira Sleepless Nights

A new kid on the block Mr Niwahereza Nicolus with the energized youth wave has put NRM race for Rushenyi MP seat against the incumbent Minister Mwesigwa Rukutana. With massive popularity on the ground,Niwahereza has put his political opponents in Rushenyi like Min.Rukutana,Naome Kabasharira,Mr.Rwagara and Norman Kashereka to use political machinations by excluding him from…

Six Perish In Ntungamo Road Accident

Six people have died on spot and at least seven have been injured in road accident in Ntungamo on Monday evening. The accident involved a school van, a Toyota Hiace belonging to Glory Primary School in Wakiso District which was heading to Mbarara and a motorcycle which was carrying two people. Rwizi Region Traffic Officer…