Author - Tobias Habasa

Kabale and Rukiga schools given WASH items under Multisectoral Food Security program.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communication officer-Kabale   Kabale District local government has handed over items to headteacher of schools that have been benefiting from the Uganda Multisectoral Food Security and nutrition project, as the project closes in the district. The district started implementing the project in the 2016/17 financial year before Rukiga district was curved away and therefore was being implemented in 100 primary schools, including 61 schools in Kabale and 39 in Rukiga district. The items which were given to each school, included two...

Construction of four twin Staff houses launched at Maziba H/C IV.

By Alex Byakatonda. Communications officer-Kabale Kabale District Local Government has officially launched the construction of four twin staff houses at Maziba Health Centre IV in Maziba Sub County, in a bid to provide accommodation for health workers, so as to improve health service in the area. According to the Kabale District Engineer, Januario Bagamuhunda, the twin staff houses are being constructed was by the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) Engineers Brigade at 681 Million Shillings. The health centre, which receives more than...

Ministry of Gender moves to consolidate the National child information Management system

By Alex Byakatonda Communication officer-Kabale   The ministry of Gender Labour and social development has embarked on nationwide consultation on the proposed consolidated National child information Management system.   According to Assistant Commissioner in Charge of children Affairs in the ministry of Gender Labour and social development-Franco Torea, the consolidated and robust National Child Information Management system is aimed at strengthening the data collection system on the welfare and wellbeing of children.   Addressing a two-day stakeholder consultative meeting at Kabale Municipal Council Hall, Torea noted...

Kabale District ranked Second in Uganda in adhering to Government Procurement procedures.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communication officer-Kabale   Kabale District has been awarded for excelling and properly using the Government procurement portal-GPP in the procurement processes. Government Procurement Portal (GPP) is a system-based platform used for monitoring, informing, analyzing data, reporting etc. by PPDA, PDEs and Providers. According to the project director- Transparency international Uganda-Gerald Auku Padde, the award followed a survey which they conducted in 50 districts across the county, which had two components of capacity building and the rewarding aspect. Ibanda district came...

Kabale District Roads committee commissions the one billion Roads Rehabilitation Grant.

By Alex Byakatonda.   Communications officer-Kabale Kabale District Roads committee has launched One billion shillings Roads Rehabilitation and Maintenance Grant for Kabale District. The launch of the utilization of the fund, followed a District Roads committee meeting, which was held in Chairman’s boardroom at the Kabale District headquarters and also chaired by the Kabale District woman Member of Parliament, also the District Roads Committee Chairperson, Hon Catheline Atwakiire Ndamira. The committee had sat to among others review the 2022/23 Annual Roads performance report for...

Kabale District holds a budget consultative meeting for 2024/25FY.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale 07/011/2023 The Kabale District Chairperson, Nelson Nshangabasheija, has observed that the district will prioritize Infrastructure development in terms of roads, human capital development under Education and Health sectors, water and sanitation and Agro-industrialization in the 2024/25 Fiscal year. Nshangabasheija made the observation today, while speaking during the district budget consultative meeting for the financial year 2024/25. The meeting was held under the theme; “Full monetization of Uganda’s Economy through Commercial, Agriculture, Industrialization, Expanding and Broadening Services, Digital Transformation...

Kabale District Chairman Nshangabasheija awards villages for being free of Open defecation.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale     The Assistant Kabale District Health Officer, Oliver Namanya, has warned residents against open defecation saying that they risk contracting sanitation-related diseases.   Namanya was on Tuesday, speaking at Kigogo Village in Buhara Sub County of Kabale district, where the villages of Kigogo and Bugarama all in Buhara Sub County and Kahama Village in Kitumba Sub County, were awarded with certificates for achieving open deification free (ODF). The certificates were awarded by Kabale District in partnership with Wells of Life,...

Distribution of Mosquito nets for Kabale District to start on Friday 20th October.

By Alex Byakatonda     Communications officer-Kabale.   Kabale District is are this week set to run a two-day mass distribution of Insecticide treated mosquito nets to all households in the district. The district recently received 160720 nets from National Medical stores as part of the countrywide distribution program of aimed at curbing down cases of malaria.   Now, the Kabale District Health Educator, Alfred Besigensi, the mosquito nets, which are already of stores at the parishes, are to be distributed to beneficiaries on Friday and Saturday...

Murungu Primary school in Rubaya Sub county to be refurbished in the 2024/25 FY.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale     Kabale District councillors, have expressed concern on inadequate and poor state of structures at s at Murungu public primary school in Rubaya Sub County.   Murungu Public Primary school is a government aided school which was started by parents in the early 1980s before it was taken up by the government. The school, which has an enrollment of 235 pupils, has five classes. During the visit to the school by the District’s council committee on Education and sports, councilors...

Kabale District secures 400m Shillings to work on Maziba Health Centre IV.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale   Kabale District council has approved a supplementary budget of 400million shillings for infrastructure development at Maziba Health Center IV in Ndorwa East.   Presenting a motion for the approval of a supplementary budget before the District council that was presided over the Deputy Speaker, Ronald Mugisha Ian, this week, the Secretary for Health, Education and sports and Community based services, Hillary Byamukama said that the money was secured from the ministry of Health, adding that the project will commence...