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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...

An MOU to fight against Malnutrition signed between Kabale and The Hunger Project.

By Alex Byakatonda D/COMN-KABALE 06/05/2022. Kabale District Local Government has signed a memorandum of Understanding-MOU, with the Hunger Project Uganda (THP-U)- aimed at implementing the R2G project, which is intended to provide support services for the improvement of livelihoods of communities within the district. The MOU was signed by yesterday by the Senior Assistant Secretary in the office of the Chief Administrative Officer, also the clerk to council, Gordon Manzi, representing the CAO, Edmond Ntimba and LCV Vice Chairperson, Miria Akankwasa Tugume,...

Midwives urged to uphold professionalism to reduce on Maternal and Prenatal Deaths.

By Alex Byakatonda D/COMN-KABALE 03/05/2022. With one day to the International Day of Midwives, the Principal nursing officer in charge of midwifery services in the ministry of health, Jane Frances Acam, has urged Midwives to always uphold professional values, in order to reduce on cases of maternal and infant mortality deaths. National celebrations for the International Day of Midwives, which is always commemorated on 5th May every year, will be held at Kigezi High school primary playground in Kabale Municipality, under the...

Kabale District Health Department Receives 24 Fridges for Storing Medicines.

By Alex Byakatonda D/COMN-KABALE 03/05/2022. Kabale District Health department has today received 24 solar powered fridges from the Ministry of Health, to help in storing medicines and also boosting vaccination services in the district. According to the Acting Kabale District Health Officer, Alfred Besigensi, the fridges were produced and donated by the Ministry with support from Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI). He says that the fridges, will be put in health centre IIs and some health centre IIIs, where workers have...

Kabale Midwife to be Awarded for her Distinguished Services.

By Alex Byakatonda D/COMN-KABALE 28/04/2022 Angella Arineitwe, a midwife at Butanda health center III in Butanda Sub County of Kabale district, is today set to receive her accolades after being selected Ministry of Health through the National Midwives Association of Uganda-NMAU, for her distinguished service in maternal health services. According to the Acting Kabale Health officer, Alfred Besigensi, Arineitwe has been serving at the same facility for the last 10 years. Besigensi says that Arineitwe through community sensitization has helped to increase the...

Local Leaders urged embrace and cascade the PDM Program to the Grassroots.

By Alex Byakatonda D/COMN-KABALE 22.04.2022 The State Minister of trade, cooperatives and industries, David Bahati, has today officially launched the Parish Development Model-PDM in Kabale, with a call on the leaders at Lower Local Government levels and other stakeholders, to take up the mantle of cascading the program to the grassroots. Minister Bahati, who is also the Ndorwa West Member of Parliament, said that the PDM program, will thrive only if leaders at different levels, appreciate Government’s intention of alleviating household poverty and...