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Kabale district starts vaccination of teachers ahead of reopening of schools.

Hundreds of teachers in Kabale district today Wednesday 01st September 2021, thronged vaccination centres to get their Covid-19 jabs, after the exercise kicked off in the district, as members of the district Covid-19 task force, retaliated the call by the ministry of education and sports that teachers, who will not be vaccinated will not be allowed in schools. The government has ring-fenced 300,000 doses of Chinese-made Sinovac vaccines to inoculate teachers. Kabale district received 1744 doses of Sinovac 1896 doses...

Ministry of Water and Environment launches plans to finance evictees of swamps as measure of restoring swamps.

Ministry of water and environment, under the “Enhancing resilience of Communities to Climate Change through Catchment-Based Integrated Management of Water and Related Resources in Uganda (EURECCCA), has started registering people, who were evicted from wetlands, so that they can benefit from government revolving funds. Addressing residents of Maziba Sub County in Kabale district, who were evicted from Ikona Swamp, at the sub county headquarters on Monday afternoon August 30th 2021 , the EURECCCA social cooperate officer, Annet Kwariija Nareeba, observed...

Kabale district Covid-19 taskforce, resolves to heighten surveillance, amidst the Surge in new Covid-19 cases.

The Kabale district Covid-19 taskforce has resolved to heighten surveillance and enforcement of standard operating procedures-SOPS, following laxity among members of the public in observing the SOPs. The resolution was agreed upon yesterday during a district taskforce meeting that was held at Rukiiko hall in Kabale municipality. The meeting was co-funded by Transparency International Uganda. Giving the district Covid-19 situation report, the Acting Kabale District Health Officer, Alfred Besigensi, expressed worry at the new surge in the number of new cases,...

UNRA begins compensating residents, ahead of the construction of Kabale-Buyonyi-Kakooko tourism road.

Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA has started display of evaluation report for the 15.1 kilometer-Kabale-Buyonyi-Kakooko tourism road, ahead of the start of the compensation process, for the project affected people. The UNRA team, who met with the Kabale Resident district commissioner, Darius Nandinda in his office today, a head of the start of the two week display exercise, are led by Allan Tonny Kimera, a land valuer attached to Kabale district and the Repher Akamanya, a land surveyor. Kimera, notes that the...

Kabale RDC, Darius Nandinda, intervenes in the Kabale municipality journalist Emyooga Sacco matters.

The Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Mr Darius Nandinda, has intervened in the matters of the Kabale municipality journalist Emyooga Sacco and ordered for the arrest of the chairman of the SACCO chairman, Moses Tahoreraho and some members of his executive committee, after they failed to account for 30million shillings they received from government in May 2021. Mr Nandinda, made the order today during a general meeting of members, held at Kabale district, chaired by district commercial officer, Erasmus Natumanya. During...

Kabale district council passes a 469 supplementary budget to manage Covid-19.

Kabale district council on Thursday 19th August 2021, unanimously approved a supplementary budget worth 469,891,066 million Uganda shilling to help in the management of Covid-19. The money is part of the central government transfers to the districts and municipalities to support Covid-19 activities. The funds were approved during a council session that was held at National Teachers College Kabale-NTC Kabale hall in Kabale municipality. The motion to approve the budget was moved by the Kyanamira Sub County female councilor, also the...

Kabale district disaster Management committee, trained on disaster Preparedness and Management.

Leaders in Kabale district, are calling on government to increase funding for the disaster preparedness and management, so as to be equipped and ensure that they are able to cope with and manage the disasters that always happen in the district. The leaders made the call today, during the start of the three day training of Kabale district disaster management committee, by officials from the office of Prime Minister and the ministry of water and Environment, held in the district...

Ministers of Investment and Privatization, and Trade, Industry and Cooperatives visit Kabale on an industry and investment tour.

The State Minister of finance for investment and privatization, Evelyn Annite, and her counterpart for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, David Bahati, on Tuesday 17th August 2021, visited Kabale district on an industry and investment tour, to assess the preparedness the districts for the establishment of an industrial park. Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), at the start of this month announced a partnership with Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) to build 25 industrial parks across Uganda. The industrial parks, will be built...

Nutrition stakeholders and heads of departments in Kabale district, have called for more funding of Nutrition programs to enable the coordination of health education about balanced diets, water, sanitation and hygiene practices, so as to fight against malnutrition in communities. The stakeholders were yesterday speaking, during an orientation meeting for the District Nutrition Coordination Committee Initiative-DNCCS for Kabale district that held in the district Rukiiko hall on Makanga hill. The meeting was organized by the Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI), non-government organization, promoting sustainable community livelihood through income and food...