Timber worth sh50m burnt
HOIMA-Timber stores belonging to Bakiga businessmen were on Monday burnt in a suspected arson attack in Kiryatete sub-county.
HOIMA-Timber stores belonging to Bakiga businessmen were on Monday burnt in a suspected arson attack in Kiryatete sub-county. The district Police commander, Julius Owino, said the fire, which destroyed property worth over sh50m, started at round 2:00am. He said Shaban Bitarabeho, Manzi Shari and Hassim Twesigyem had kept their timber in a makeshift store. â€œWe are still investigating but we cannot rule out that some people might have deliberately set the property on fire,â€ Owino said. He said Bitarabeho was recently involved in a wrangle with the Bunyoro Kingdom, adding that royal guards had raided hes home in Bujwahya village in an attempt to evict him from the kingdom land.
Kigezi High gets bus
KABALE-Kigezi High School has received a bus worth sh200m. The head teacher, Elphaz Twinobuhungyiro, said the bus will cut costs of transporting students. The bus was bought by the old students of the school. The school council chairman, Jimmy Ngule, said the students can now plan a day out assured of transport. Dinah Ahimbisibwe, a student, said because the bus workers would be employed of the school, it would be safe to travel. Over 600 students on Saturday went dancing and singing through Kabale town, celebrating the new acquisition.
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