FULL LIST: President M7 reshuffles RDCs, Deputies

President Yoweri Museveni has reshuffled Resident District Commissioners-RDCs and Deputy Resident District Commissioners, appointing new ones, transferring some and dropping others. In a statement today afternoon 15 June, President Museveni said, “In Exercise of Powers confirmed on the President of Uganda by Articles 108(1), 108 (2), 113(1) and Article 99(1) of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I have appointed the following Resident District Commissioners as indicated below: NAMES DISTRICT MPIMBAZA HASHAKA ABIM TABAN DATA PETER ADJUMANI NGOMPEK LENOS AGAGO OMARA JOSEPHINE ALEBTONG EYALO LILLIAN AMOLATAR ALUMA GODFREY…

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CSOs, Citizens in Kabale not happy with underfunding in Health Budgets

Civil Society Organizations and a cross section of citizens in Kabale District have expressed concern over government’s regular underfunding of the health sector in national budgets, which has hindered service delivery in the crucial sector. The Civil Societies and citizens expressed their concern yesterday, through the Chairman Kabale District Health Advocacy Working Group-an association of 20 civil societies advocating for better health services, Johnson Andiinda, during the Citizens’ Dialogue on Health Worker Migration and Family Planning Commodities Financing, held at Kirigime Guest House in Kabale Municipality. The meeting was also…

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BUDGET 2018/19: 68.9 percent of Ugandan Households remain engaged in the subsistence economy

The Minister of Finance, Hon Matia Kasaija while reading the 2018/19 financial year Budget at the Kampala Serena Hotel today said 68.9% of Ugandan Households remain engaged in the subsistence economy. These households are highly vulnerable to risks such as drought that results from climate change. 43% of these households are engaged in subsistence agriculture, producing what they consume. Whereas income per person has increased, inequality between rural and urban areas has risen with rural poverty rising from 22.8% in 2013 to 25.8% in 2017, against a marginal increase in…

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Church House complete, handed over to Church

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali has today 14th June received the Church House after its completion, during the handover ceremony with Cementers, the building’s Contractor. The almost 17 million US Dollar-about 65 billion shillings Janani Luwum Church House is a 16-floor commercial office building located on Plot 34 on Kampala Road. The concept for Church House as a commercial real estate enterprise began in 1965. Fundraising for Church House went to the grassroots of the church, including every primary and secondary school student…

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Two candidates nominated to contest for the Lyakarimira mayor seat

Two candidates were yesterday nominated to contest for the Lyakarimira town council mayor seat. The candidates are, Vicent Sunday, an independent candidate and Can. Enock Kazoba, the National Resistance Movement flag bearer. Sunday and Kazooba were nominated by the Kabale district Electoral Commission Returning Officer, Juma Shessa at Kamuganguzi Sub County headquarters in Kabale District. Sunday lost the recently concluded National Resistance Movement- NRM primaries to Kazoba, after garnering 1302 votes against Kazooba’s 2657 votes. Sunday told our reporter last evening after his nomination that he decided to contest as…

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Kabale Universal Primary School has been closed following a fire outbreak

Kabale Universal Primary School has been closed following a fire outbreak. The fire gutted the girls’ dormitory and an administration block at yesterday evening at around 7:00pm in Kekubo, Central Division of Kabale municipality. The fire also claimed the life of an 11-year-old Adrine Arinda, a primary seven pupil. The fire also destroyed property including pupil’s property, furniture, office documents and computers. Education authorities led by the Kabale Municipal Mayor, Emmanuel Sentaro Byamugisha, the Kabale District Chairperson, and Patrick Besigye Keihwa, convened a crisis meeting at the school and resolved…

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You’re Created Uniquely for a Purpose.

KABALE: “Have you ever realized that out of 8 billion people on Planet earth, there is no single person that is like you? You are unique! You were designed by God for a specific purpose. It is that eternal purpose which matters as long as God has given you the grace to live here on earth. However, it is possible to die without having fulfilled the divine purpose for your creation and placement on earth!” 1,872 total views, 17 views today Please follow and like us:0

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4000 Police Officers needed to Police all the National parks and Tourism hotels

At least 4000 police officers are needed to effectively police all the national parks and tourism hotel across the country. Frank Mwesigwa, the Head of Tourism Police Unit, says there are currently 1000 officers in the unit, which affects the operations of the unit. He says this has forced the unit to deploy fewer officers in national parks and tourism hotels that exposes them to risk. Mwesigwa says they are still facing a challenge from communities neighboring the park who encroach on the park with their animals. Eng. Ivan Mbabazi…

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Ekitagata Kya Voice of Kigezi Concert for 4th August

KABALE: Voice of Kigezi FM management has set August 4th this year as the date for “Ekitagata Kya Voice of Kigezi Concert,” in commemoration of the radio station’s 18 years Anniversary. The Voice of Kigezi Station Manager Andrew Agaba yesterday 25th May told the station staffs during a preparatory meeting at the Station Boardroom, that the concert will take place in Kabale Municipal Stadium in Kabale District. Agaba said that the concert will have performances from various national and local artistes and other activities including Bicycle Racing and Cultural Dance…

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UNRA Investigating RCC, SBI alleged shoddy work after Kabale-Katuna Road collapse

Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA is investigating the Friday last week collapse of Kabale-Katuna road at Kyonyo, three kilometers to Katuna border, leaving hundreds of motorists stranded. Currently, all heavy trucks heading to and from Rwanda are using Ntungamo-Mirama Hills-Kagitumba road as UNRA struggles to fix the damaged road. Reuben Byaruhanga Tumwebaze, the Director Roads Infrastructure Protection under UNRA, says they are highly suspicious that Reynolds Construction Company (RCC) and SBI International Holdings, which built the road, did a shoddy job. Related content: Kabale-Katuna road cut off at Kyonyo, traffic unable…

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