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Kabale RDC warns to arrest heads of families without latrines, as hand washing coverage stands at 26%

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale The Kabale Resident District commissioner, Godfrey Nyakahuma, has warned to use the Public health Act, to arrest and Charge heads of families without latrines, as a way of increasing latrine coverage in the district. Nyakahuma was speaking today at Bugarama Primary School in Buhara Sub County, during the district commemoration of belated World Water Day. World Water is always commemorated on 22nd March annually. Nyakahuma noted that he will empower and engage all the parish chiefs in the...

Kabale District launches Sanitation week, a global event which precedes World Water Day.

By Alex Byakatonda Communications officer-Kabale   Kabale District has today launched the sanitation week, with a call for combined efforts towards improving sanitation and hygiene in order to reduce on preventable diseases such as diarrhea and stunting among others, which constitute 75percent of Uganda’s disease burden.   Uganda's sanitation week 2024 is being commemorated under the theme "Sanitation and hygiene for all; a key to sustainable health living". The Sanitation week for Kabale District, which stated today and is expected to end on 12th...

Kabale District lays draft budget estimates for FY 2024/25.

By Byakatonda Alex Communications officer-Kabale   Kabale District officially lays draft budget estimates for FY 2024/25   Kabale District council has today laid draft budget estimates for the 2024/25 Financial Year, totaling to 49,154, 823,000(Forty-Nine billion, one hundred and fifty-four million, eight hundred and Twenty-three thousand shillings only). The motion for laying of the draft budget estimates was presented by the District Chairperson, Nelson Nshangabasheija, during the district council that was held in the district Council hall and chaired by the Speaker, Flavia Nyinakiiza Kanagizi,...

17 Women Groups in Kabale receive 127million shillings under UWEP Program.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale Kabale District Local Government has commissioned 17 women groups that have received 127 million Uganda shillings from the Ministry of Gender Labor under the social development Uganda Women Entrepreneurial Program-UWEP. Commissioning the beneficiary groups after a one day training on the funds’ guidelines in the District council hall today, the Kabale deputy Resident District Commissioner, Ronald Bakak warned the beneficiaries against diverting the funds towards clearing their outstanding loans in other financial institutions and also paying fees...

Kabale District Community Water Points increase by 1070 in Five years

Report by Naboth, Daphine & Janet (Interns in Communication office) The latest Water Atlas for Kabale District, has revealed that Community Water sources have increased by 38.8 % in the last five years, with 1070 new water points created. The revelation was on Thursday, during a stakeholder engagement meeting to disseminate data on water sources, collected in November last year, by Wells of Life a Non Governmental organization operating in Kabale District in partnership with Ugandan Water Project and Ministry of...

Kabale Residents asked to vacate wetlands to mitigate on effects of Climate Change.

Story by Daphine-Janet and Samuel (Interns- Communications office) The Kabale Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Ronald Bakak, has called on the people of Kabale to vacate wetlands if they are to mitigate the effects of climate change. Bakak made the call today as he presided over the handover of relief food and other items that were donated by the Office of the Prime Minister to a section of residents of Kitumba Subcounty, who were severely affected by mudslides last year. The heavy downpour...

2023 PLE Results. Kabale District Authorities indicate a significant Improvement.

    Story By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba (Intern-Communications office)   Kabale District Authorities have officially released the 2023 Primary Leaving Examination - PLE results indicating "Progressive Improvement" in general performance. The official results were released yesterday, by the Kabale District Inspector of Schools, Wilberforce Nabaasa during a meeting at Kabale District Rukiiko Hall attended by Headteachers of Primary schools in the district. According to Mr. Nabaasa, out of 3,022 candidates, who registered for PLE in Kabale District last year, 210 came in Division I, 1,677...

OPM delivers relief items for residents of Kitumba in Kabale affected by floods last year.

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba. Intern Jan. 23, 2024. Kabale District has received an assortment of relief items from the office of the Prime Minister meant to benefit residents of Kitumba Subcounty, who were severely affected by landslides last year. While chairing the District Disaster Management Committee meeting held in the District Rukiiko Hall today, the Acting Deputy Chief Administrative officer- Gordon Manzi, observed that the meeting was meant to come up with the distribution criteria for the relief items. The Kitumba Subcounty Senior...

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...