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Lightening Kills 58 Year old Man in Rukungiri

A 58-year-old man in Rukungiri district died instantly after lightning struck amidst Thursday’s heavy downpour leaving two other people seriously injured. The deceased identified as Patrick Gareeba was a resident of Nyakitabata village in Kakindo Parish in Bugangari Sub County, Rukungiri district. While the injured were a 58-year-old female, Harriet Tugume, and Evas Korugyendo, 57,…

Man Kills Biological Son Over Shs 5,000

Police in Rukungiri is holding a man accused of killing his biological son over Shillings 5000. Elly Maate, the Kigezi Regional police spokesperson identified the suspect as a 68-year-old Eric John Magara, a resident of Maaya cell, Kitimba ward, Western division in Rukungiri municipality. The deceased is Evart Magara aka Rwamutwe, 31, a resident of…

Businessman Daudi Makobore Kitaburaza is Dead

City Businessman Daudi Makobore Kitaburaza the man behind Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola has passed on, according to family members. Makobore, a prominent ideological businessman in Rukungiri District in South Western Uganda and Tanzania succumbed to COVID-19 on February 14, 2020 at Mulago Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU). According to a statement issued on Monday, February…

On Spot! Disgruntled Rukungiri Residents Petition Speaker Kadaga Over Convicted Corrupt RDC Kaguta

A group of Rukungiri concerned Anti corruption community has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Hon Rebecca Kadaga to investigate their area Resident District Commissioner ‘RDC’ Daniel Kaguta and Kick him out office after being convicted by Anti corruption court due to endless scams. They claim that RDC Kaguta was previously convicted on criminal activities after…