Mother and son apparently killed by their dog

German police say a woman and her adult son have apparently been killed by their dog at an apartment in the city of Hannover. Police said a relative alerted authorities on Tuesday night after seeing a body through a window of the apartment. They said firefighters had to catch the Staffordshire terrier before finding the bodies of the 52-year-old woman and her 27-year-old son. In a statement Wednesday, police said a forensic expert determined that the two were “apparently killed by the dog.” Authorities in Germany tightened rules on attack dogs following a spate…

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Mother, Daughter Struck Dead by Lightning in Kanungu

Two people were last evening struck dead by lightning in Kanungu district. The deceased are, Penninah Katushabe and her 15 year old daughter Rachel Turyakira, a student at Kihiihi Vocational Center in Kihiihi Town Council. The deceased are residents of Bujengwe village, Karangara Parish Kayonza Sub County Kanungu District. The Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, Elly Maate, says that the incident happened at around 5:00pm, when Turyakira, who was at home preparing to go back to school after Easter Holiday, was outside their house washing her sandals. Maate calls upon members…

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Kabale School Plants 100 Trees under Junior Land Care Project

The Kabale Agro forestry Network, yesterday 03 April planted 100 trees at Kijuguta Primary School in Northern Division Kabale Municipality, in a bid to preserve the environment and promoting proper use of land by the public. The Kabale Agro forestry network is a voluntary organization that is promoting a “Junior Land Care Project,” which is aimed at educating children in schools and their teachers on how to put land in proper use, by establishing school gardens and protecting the gardens from soil erosion and landslides by planting trees. The Kabale…

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MPs Demand Addition of 23 More Companies to South Sudan payment List

Members of Parliament have tasked Government to include 23 more companies among those to be paid, after supplying goods to the South Sudan Government. After a heated debate yesterday 03 April, Parliament passed a resolution approving the Government of Uganda to enter a bilateral agreement to pay Ugandan traders who supplied goods to the war-ravaged country. The bilateral agreement signed by governments of Uganda and South Sudan seeks to pay 151 billion Uganda Shillings, as debt owed to 10 Ugandan traders and companies by the South Sudan government. The Aringa…

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Kabale Parents Protest Sexuality Education Framework by MoE

Some parents in Kabale District are protesting the proposed Sexuality Education framework, recently approved by the Ministry of Education and Sports, allowing schools to teach primary school pupils “dating and courtship.” The framework, expected to be unveiled by the Ministry of Education this month, has clustered learners into five groups targeting pre-primary, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions. It is in upper primary cluster targeting learners aged 10 to 12 years, that dating and courtship topics will be introduced. Areas to be covered in the upper primary cluster under dating and…

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Brother Spears Sister to Death Over Land

Police in Kanungu district is holding a 28 year old man for allegedly murdering his biological sister. The suspect; Robert Nohiri, a resident of Nyarushanje cell, Muramba parish of Rutenga Sub County in Kanungu district is alleged to have speared his sister Claire Kyarikunda, on Easter Monday, after she demanded to know why he had planted beans in her garden. The deceased is said to have harvested millet from her piece of land before going to Bunyoro region, but on returning, she found out that her brother had planted beans…

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Gov’t Considering to Relocate Batwa in Kigezi Sub-region

The Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has revealed that Government is planning to allocate land for relocating the Batwa community in Kigezi sub region as a way of transforming them. In an exclusive interview with Voice of Kigezi FM, Dr Rugunda said government is concerned about the lives of the Batwa community and the challenges they are facing in their respective localities in Kigezi sub region. According to the Premier, during the meeting that was held with the leaders of the Batwa led by their Chairperson, Gad Semajeeri, in Kampala…

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