Author - Tobias Habasa

Kabale District posts a 107% performance in the 2021/22 FY.

By Alex Byakatonda D/COMN-KABALE. 21/06/2022. Kabale District Local Government has realized an over performance of 107percent in the 2021/2022 financial year. This was today revealed by the Kabale District LC5 Chairperson, Nelson Nshangabasheija, while delivering his state of District Address, during a council sitting to conclude the Fiscal year, which was held in the District Rukiiko hall. Nshangabasheija, observed that the District realized shillings 45,582,198,695 out of the projected annual budget of shillings 42,420,947,000, representing 107% performance. He attributed the over performance to supplementary Budgets...

Kabale to roll out 3rd Covid-19 mass vaccination exercise, following fresh Covid-19 cases.

By Alex Byakatonda D/COMN-KABALE 15/06/2022. Kabale District, will next week rollout the third Covid-19 mass vaccination exercise, as Sub county Covid-19 vaccination supervisors were trained, after the country started to register fresh Covid-19 cases. According to the acting Kabale District Health officer, Alfred Besigensi, more than 20 Sub county Covid-19 vaccination supervisors, were trained yesterday, as the district prepares to roll out the third round of Covid-19 mass vaccination exercise that is targeting over 50percent of residents in the district, who did...

170 Data Collectors commissioned for the PBMIS data collection exercise in Kabale.

By Alex Byakatonda D/COMN-KABALE 15/06/2022. A total of 170 enumerators and data collectors in Kabale District, have been commissioned to start a two-week data collection exercise aimed at supporting community profiling at the Parish level, to support Government in planning and decision making at the grass root level. The enumerators and data collectors were commissioned yesterday by the Kabale deputy Resident District commissioner, Abel Bakunda Mushambo, after a two-day training on community profiling, data collection, analysis, tabulation, storage and dissemination at National...

Karujanga H/CII upgraded to a Health Centre III.

By Alex Byakatonda. D/COMN-KABALE 14/06/2022. Karujanga health Center II in Kibuga Sub county of Kabale District, is set to be upgraded to Health Centre III. This was revealed today by the Kabale District Engineer, Janaurio Bagamuhnda and the Acting health officer, Alfred Besigensi, at the handover of the site for the construction of a Maternity ward, a 4 stance pit latrine, Placenta pit and Medical waste pit at the health centre, all expected to cost 650million Uganda shillings. Also included in the...

Kabale District Council approves the takeover of 8 schools by Government.

By Alex Byakatonda D-COMN-KABALE 19/05/2022. The Kabale district council has today unanimously approved the coding and takeover of eight primary schools by Government. The motion for the approval of the takeover of the schools, was moved by the Health, Education and Community Based services committee Chairperson, also the Southern Division Female Councillor, Lydia Turyasingura, before it was unanimously approved by the house. The schools are Buturwagye, St Stephens Mwendo, St Jude Hamuganda in Mwendo parish, St Jude Hamuganda in Bukoora parish and Buturwagye Primary...

Kabale District Council passes 43billion shillings budget for the 2022/23 Fiscal Year.

By Alex Byakatonda D-COMN-KABALE 19/05/2022. Kabale District council has today unanimously approved and passed the 2022/2023 Fiscal year budget totaling to 43,331,183,840shilings. The motion for the approval of the 2022/23 budget was tabled by the District LC5 Chairperson, Nelson Nshangabasheija, as per section 77(1)& (7), 4th schedule (1) of the local Government Act Cap 243, before it was unanimously approved and passed by the District council that was presided over by the District Speaker, Flavia Nyinakiiza Kanagizi. Nshangabasheija, noted that the District’s budget is...

Farmers rallied to incorporate Coffee Growing into Parish Dev’t Model.

By Alex Byakatonda D/COMN-KABALE 17/05/2022. Kabale District leaders have today handed over 525 bags of organic fertilizer to coffee farmers, in a bid to boost coffee growing in the district. According to the Uganda Coffee Development Authority, Regional coffee extension officer for Kabale and Rukiga district, Yowasi Muhereza, the fertilizer was requested by Kabale District Local Government through the office of the District Agriculture officer, to improve on coffee production in the District. The Kabale District Principal Agricultural officer, Deus Baguma Bagambana, commended...

Parish Dev’t Committees asked to ensure the success of the PDM program.

By Alex Byakatonda D/COMN-KABALE 12/05/2022. The Kabale District Chief Administrative officer, Edmond Ntimba, has said that the successful implementation of Parish Development Model-PDM program, will depend on the commitment and hard work by the Parish Development Committee, which is the epicenter for planning, budgeting and service delivery under the program. According to the guidelines, the Parish Development Committee, whose work is to oversee the implementation of the PDM program, will comprise of seven members, chaired by the Chairperson LC2, and the parish Chief...

PDM will bridge Development Gaps left by other Gov’t programs, says Kabale Chairperson.

By Alex Byakatonda D/COMN-KABALE 09/05/2022 The Kabale District LCV Chairperson, Nelson Nshangabasheija, has commended government for being calculative, while drafting the Parish Development Model-PDM program, under 7pillars, saying that this will help to bridge development gaps that other government programs, have been leaving out. Nshangabasheija was today speaking at Butanda and Kahungye Sub county headquarters respectively, during the start of sub county stakeholders' sensitisation meetings on Parish Development Model-PDM program in the District. The PDM, is implemented under seven Pillars, namely: Agricultural Value-Chain Development...