Business National

Over 500 Mbarara traders stranded

Rwebikoona old market traders in Kamukuzi division Mbarara municipality are stranded and decrying losses following the closure of their market by Mbarara Resident District Commissioner (RDC) James Mwesigye on April 10,2020 because they were not adhering to President Directives and guidelines to prevent covid_19. Days to the conclusion of the 14-day lockdown and curfew which […]

East Africa Health National

Vehicles impounded,many people arrested

Police in Mbarara has impounded a star link bus UBB 184 L and the driver arrested for defying Presidential directors Two taxis UBE 067 K and UBD 282 X were impounded for operating in Mbarara and the drivers arrested 11 other people were also arrested in social gatherings bars and pork joints. Meanwhile,Police in Kabale […]

Business East Africa Health National

Prices terribly increase,Mbarara trader suspended for refusal to pay Sh1000

Mbarara central market authorities have today March 23,2020 suspended a trader,a one Joselyne for defying #COVID_19 prevention measures and using abusive language. She refused to contribute Sh1000 daily for buying soap and water so she’ll operate after 2 weeks plus reporting with 20 litres of liquid soap. According to the market spokesperson Mr. Kibanda Donozio,on […]

Education Security

Journalists Asked to Unite for Their Safety

By Anthony Kushaba Mbarara Journalists in Uganda have been urged to unite and come out strong against those violating their rights and those narrowing the space in press freedom. The call was today made by Daniel Kawesi the programs coordinator at Uganda National Commission for UNESCO – UNATCOM while speaking at the opening of a […]

Crime East Africa National

Four arrested over murder.

Police in Mbarara has arrested four people suspected to have allegedly killed a woman in her home. Akatukwasa Lilian co-wife of the deceased, Ben Bashabomwe 33 brother in law to the deceased, Nasasira Doreen 37 sister-in-law to the deceased and Kimuri Talent 23, wife of Ben Bashabomwe were arrested today suspecting them to have ended […]

Crime National

Mbarara businessman killed.

Police in Mbarara is investigating circumstances surrounding the death of a business man in Koranorya Biharwe whose body was found hanged. On Tuesday 18/2/2020 at around midday, a one Tumuhamye Leo went to greet his brother Atumanye Hilary,42, a matooke vendor at Koranorya, and found him  hanged on a rope in his house. A case […]

Crime National

Missing 5-year old boy found dead in Mbarara.

Police in Mbarara yesterday recovered a dead body of 5 years who went missing from his from home in Biharwe central cell Mbarara municipality. It is allegedly that on Monday 13/1/2020, the deceased Clinton Amanya male juvenile  disappeared from home and a report for the disappearance was made on 14/1/2020 by the mother of the victim one Doreen Musimenta […]

Crime National

Mbarara Boda Boda rider escapes from hands of killers.

Police in Mbarara has strengthened measures to avert crimes especially motorcycle robbery both in urban, semi-urban, and rural areas. This follows a case of aggravated robbery SDF 25/13/01/2020 registered in Rubindi town council  Kashari North after a boda boda rider identified as Akampurira Nixon, resident of Rubindi was on Jan 13,2020 9 pm attacked by 2 […]

Crime Education

Mbarara Man Stabbed to Death

By Anthony Kushaba Mbarara Police in Mbarara district are investigating circumstances under which a 40 years old man was stabbed to death by yet to be known people. The deceased has been identified as Robert Muhairwe a resident of Karugangama cell in Katete ward of Nyamitanga division in Mbarara municipality. Muhairwe who has been a […]