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Kabale RDC, calls for speedy hearing of Civil cases.

By Alex Byakatonda.   The Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Godfrey Nyakahuma, has called on the judiciary to devise a strategy and mechanisms of timely disposing off of civil cases related with land, saying that land conflicts are a major cause of violence and unexplained murders in the country. Nyakahuma, made the call today, while opening a two training of different stakeholders of Kabale district at Kirigime Guest House, organized by the ministry of Internal affairs under the “Conflict Early warning and Response...

RDC Nandinda hands over office.

The outgoing Kabale Resident district commissioner, Darius Ndandinda, today Friday 17th September 2021, officially handed over office to the new Resident district commissioner, Godfrey Nyakahuma. The handover took place in the RDC office on Makanga hill in Kabale municipality. Nandinda was recently transferred to Nakasongola district, in a mini-reshuffle by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, while Nyakahuma was transferred to Kabale from Bugiri district. In his handover speech, Nandinda, commended the people of Kabale, for giving him an enabling environment to work...

Kabale district mourns the death of the district senior Agricultural officer.

Kabale district is mourning the death of district senior Agricultural officer, Rhona Ayesiga. According to the deceased’s husband, also the Kabale district Forestry officer, Adios Kyomukama, Ayesiga succumbed to the cancer of the rectum at mid night on Sunday night at Mulango cancer institute. According to Kyomukama, his deceased wife, has been battling the disease for the last six months. He added that Ayesiga was diagnosed with cancer of the rectum, six months back, when it had reached stage four, which...

Kabale District Covid-19 Taskforce receives medical supplies from USAID through Local Health Partners Project.

The Kabale District Covid-19 Taskforce has today received an assortment of medical supplies worth 50 million Shillings from USAID through Local Health Partners Project, to help in the fight Covid-19. The medical supplies include; face masks, medical gloves, liquid soaps, sanitizers, disposable aprons, oxygen cylinders and tents, among others. The supplies will be distributed to the District Health Office, Buhara, Butanda, Kaharo, Kakomo, Kamugangunzi, Kyanamira and Bwama Health Center IIIs, Kahondo Health Center II as well as Maziba, Kamukira and Rubaya...

The Kabale district Covid-19 taskforce closes all markets, amidst a resurgence in Covid-19 cases..

The Kabale district Covid-19 taskforce has resolved to close all markets dealing in non-food items that had resumed operations, following in the increase in number of Covid-19 cases in the district. The decision was reached today on Thursday 09th Sept 2021 during the district Covid-19 taskforce meeting that was held at the district-Rukiiko hall in Makanga hill of Kabale municipality. According to the Kabale resident district commissioner, Godfrey Nyakahuma, some of the markets that had resumed operations include, Kabanyonyi in Buhara...

Ugandan authorities hand over two Rwandan nationals discovered dead in Uganda.

Ugandan authorities today Thursday 09th September 2021, handed over two Rwandan nationals, who were recently discovered dead in Uganda. 47-year old Paul Bangirana, a resident of Gicumbi district in Rwanda was found dead on 2nd this month at Rugarama Village in Buhara Sub-County in Kabale district about 70 meters away from the Uganda/Rwanda border while the body of 52-year old Theoneste Dusabimana, also a resident of Gicumbi District was on 30th August found with deep cuts on the head, in...

New Kabale RDC, assumes office.

The New Kabale resident district commissioner, Godfrey Nyakahuma, has today Thurday 09th Sep 2021 assumed office, following his transfer from Bugiri district last month. He has previous worked in Hoima and Masindi districts in the same position. Nyakahuma replaces, the former RDC, Darius Nandinda, who was transferred to Nakasongola district. Nyakahuma, was welcomed by the district LC5 Chairperson, Nelson Nshangabasheija, the district internal security officer-DISO, Reuben Mutabazi and the Kigezi region internal security officer, Major Jerrow Mugarura. In has maiden speech,...

Kabale District Chairperson, cautions VHTs against concealing Covid-19 cases

The Kabale District LC5 Chairperson, Nelson Nshangabasheija, has cautioned Village Health Team members against concealing Covid-19 positive cases in their villages, if the disease is to be contained. Nshangabasheija, was today Wednesday 09th September 2021, commissioning the payment of Covid-19 allowances to VHTs in the district, at Kyanamira Sub county Headquarters. Kabale district, received 411,600,000 million shillings Covid-19 emergency fund, out of which 261,600,000 shillings, has been earmarked for allowances for VHTs and village taskforce members. Kyanamira Sub County alone...

New Kabale regional referral hospital Management board sworn in.

The new Management board for Kabale regional referral hospital, was today Monday 06th September 2021, sworn in by the Kabale grade one Magistrate, Isaac Rukundo and inaugurated by the state minister for general duties, Annifa Bangirana Kawooya. Each of the board members took oaths of allegiance and secrecy, at a function that was held at Cephas Inn hotel in Kabale municipality. The inaugurated members included, Dr Ananias Muhunde, as the board chairperson, the Kabale regional referral hospital director Dr Sophie...

Officials from Hunger Project Uganda, are calling for a collective effort in the fight against Malnutrition.

  Officials from the Hunger Project Uganda, are calling for concerted efforts, from members of the public and other stakeholders in Kabale district, in the fight against Mal-nutrition and improve on access to clean water and proper sanitation and hygiene. The call was made today Thursday September 2nd 2021, by the advocacy and communications officer,-Hunger Project Uganda, Violah Nayebare, while speaking at Kitumba sub county headquarters, during a dialogue dubbed “the Right to Grow Independent System dialogue”, which was organized under...