Gideon Tumwijukye

March, 2024

  • 3 March

    Senior Six Student Killed, Two others Injured in Kabale Hit-and-Run Tragedy

    KABALE: A hit-and-run acccident along the Kabale-Katuna road has claimed the life of a senior six student and left two others seriously injured at Kabale Trinity College in Kabale District. The deceased is identified as Rukundo Blear (20), and the injured, Arinda Emanuel (19) and Ankunda Bright (19), are currently …

February, 2024

  • 24 February

    RUKIGA: Water Crisis Hits Kibanda Parish, Residents Fear Outbreak of Waterborne Diseases

    RUKIGA: Residents of Kibanda Parish, Kamwezi Sub-county in Rukiga District are lamenting the acute scarcity of water and the looming threat of waterborne diseases. The most severely affected villages include Kakanyoro, comprising 200 households, Rwanyakiju with 250 households, Kashansha with 180 households, and Rwemigugu with 190 households. This crisis also …

  • 23 February

    RUKIGA: Students Warned Against Political Pressure

    RUKIGA: Students in southwestern Uganda, Rukiga District, have been warned against yielding to political pressures, particularly those from opposition parties aiming to sway them from loving their Mother Country. During an orientation session for senior students and career guidance at Kantare Secondary School in Kashambya Sub-County, Rukiga District on Wednesday, …

  • 21 February

    Kanungu Woman Killed, Three Suspects Arrested

    KANUNGU: Police in Kanungu District have apprehended three individuals for interrogation regarding the homicide of a 24-year-old woman in Nyamirama Sub County. The victim, identified as Rosete Asiimwe, hailed from Mashoko cell, Rushaka parish, Nyamirama sub county in Kanungu district. The apprehended individuals are Ssengiyunva Budidii (25), a herdsman, Kundizana …

  • 16 February

    RUKIGA: Police Investigate Mysterious Death of Woman, Suspect Arrested

    RUKIGA: Police in Rukiga District are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 34-year-old woman in Kamwezi Sub-county. The deceased, identified as Ruth Nuwabine, a resident of Kakuto village, Kashekye Parish, Kamwezi sub-county in Rukiga district, was found dead in her sitting room by her children yesterday at …

  • 9 February

    Two Buried Alive by Sand Quarry in Kanungu

    KANUNGU – Two people were yesterday buried alive by a sand quarry in Katete Sub County of Kanungu District. The victims have been identified as Mugarura Anaklet (20), a resident of Kanyamisinga LC1, Nyakishojwa Parish, Katete Sub County, and Niwamanya Barnet (31), hailing from Kiijanga cell, Rutugunda Parish, Kirima Sub …

  • 7 February

    President of GEP Kikafunda Urges Learners to Prioritize Education Over Sex in Kabale

    KABALE – The President of the Green Environment Promotion (GEP), Ninsiima Evelyn Kikafunda has urged students to prioritize their education over engaging in sexual activities. Speaking at the awards ceremony for high-performing candidates in 2023 PLE at St. Maria Goretti Preparatory School, held at Our Lady of Good Shepherd Rushoroza …

January, 2024

  • 31 January

    Bar Owner Commits Suicide in Kabale

    KABALE – A 30 year old bar Owner has committed suicide in Kabale Municipality. The deceased is identified as Grace Ahimbisibwe, a resident of central East cell, Central division, Kabale municipality in kabale district. She was yesterday found dead in her residence at Agaba Motel building in room 40. The …

  • 29 January

    RUBANDA! 35 Mourners Cheat Death while Returning from Burial as Motor Vehicle Overturns

    RUBANDA – About 35 mourners yesterday narrowly escaped a serious single accident when their vehicle veered off the road and slided for several meters while on their journey back from a burial in Rubanda District. The incident unfolded at approximately 5:10 PM as the Isuzu Elf White with the registration …

  • 28 January

    Rukiga District Tops Kigezi Sub-region in 2023 PLE Results

    RUKIGA – Rukiga district has been ranked the top in the Kigezi Sub-region and the 73rd nationally in the recently unveiled 2023 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE). In the district rankings, Rukiga outshone others in the region with an impressive 22.2 average, securing the 73rd position at the national level. Following …

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