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Heavy rains render several roads impassable in Kabale District.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale The ongoing heavy rains have worsened the state of several roads and bridges in Kabale district, paralyzing transport. The most affected roads include Kabale-Lake Bunyonyi, Katuna-Rubaya-Muko, Buramba-Rwemihanga, Kagoma-Katete-Nkora, Kibuga-Bushanira-Karujanga, Kabanyonyi-Karweru-Maziba, Kahondo-Maziba and Katukura-Karambwe-Rwanda Border roads. Others roads are Kaharo-Nkumbura, Kyobugombe-Kicence, Konyo-Nyamwerambiko, Kekubo-Kanyankwazi, Kakumbwa-Kihanga and Harutindo-Kakooko roads among others. Some of the bridges that were destroyed include; Old Kabale-Katokye, Rwenkima-Kitibya, Kyanamira-Katokye and Rwakashande-Katokye among others. The Kabale District Communications Officer, Alex Byakatonda said that the district engineering department in partnership with...

LCs blamed for frustrating efforts to improve Hygiene and Sanitation in Kabale.

Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale Authorities in Kabale District and nutrition stakeholders, have blamed lower local council leaders for frustrating their efforts to improve on hygiene and sanitation and other WASH services in the district. The matter came up on Thursday this week, during a one-day workshop on Key WASH approaches that was organized by Community integrated Development Initiative-CIDI and Kabale District local Government. CIDI is a non-governmental organization, implementing the Right 2grow program with funding from Netherlands Embassy in support with The...

New Project for conserving Lake Bunyonyi Launched in Kabale District.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale 27/04/2023.   Self Help Africa has launched a new project dubbed “Growing Resilience and Eco- Enterprises (GREEN)”, aimed at improving the livelihood of smallholder farmers, targeting women, and youths in the selected areas of Kabale and Rubanda districts.   During the inception meeting on Wednesday at Whitehorse Inn Makanga in Kabale Municipality, the Self Help Africa-SHA project Manager, Neftari Mugizi, said that the three-year project, which will be implemented with funding from the Community Foundation for Ireland in conjunction with...

13 Women groups in Kabale District have received 89million shillings under UWEP program.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale 26/07/2023.   Thirteen women groups in Kabale District have received funds amounting to 89 million shillings from the Ministry of Gender, labour and Social development under the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP). According to the Senior Labour officer, Kabale District, Swizeen Ndyabawe, who is also the district UWEP focal person, the 13 women groups are part of 64 groups that were selected in the 2020-2021 financial year to benefit under the program, but did not benefit due to insufficient...

Kabale District CAO woos pupils to embrace Sports to earn a living.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale 25/04/2023. A total of 24 athletes from Ndorwa West and Ndorwa East constituencies, have been selected to represent Kabale District at the national Kids Athletics and Special Needs Learners’ Championship, slated for next month in Luwero district.   According to the Sports officer- Kabale District, Gilbert Orikiriza, the selection of the Athletes started at the school level to zonal level, sub county level and finally up to the constituency level, where two teams were selected to for the district...

Kabale District council lays and approves draft budget estimates for the 2023/24 FY.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale 30/03/2023   Kabale District council has today unanimously approved draft budget estimates for the 2023/24 Fiscal year totaling to 37,054,541,000 shillings. The motion for laying of the budget estimates was tabled the district LC5 Chairperson, Nelson Nshangabasheija, before the district council that was presided over by speaker, Flavia Kanagizi, in accordance with section 77, sub section (1) of the Local Government Act Cap 243. According to the draft budget estimates, education is expected to be the highest funded sector to...

Sigh of relief as Maziba Health Centre IV Maternity ward is Renovated.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale 28/03/2023 Expectant mothers in Maziba Sub county are the neighboring sub counties, are breathing a sigh of relief, thanks to USAID-RHITES South West, which renovated and expanded the maternity ward in a bid to improve on service delivery in the area. Edward Bitarakwate, the Chief of Party for USAID-RHITES South West, says that they have renovated and expanded the maternity ward and labour suit, to include two delivery beds and postnatal ward, to help mothers recuperate after delivery. Speaking...

Kabale District commences the development of District Forest Development plan.

Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale   Kabale District local government in partnership with Ministry of water and environment, and World-Wide Fund For Nature Uganda, have commenced plans to develop the district Forest Development plan.   According to Senior Forestry officer-Kabale, Adios Kyomukama, the 5year plan, intends to focus to identify the problems or challenges affecting the forestry sector and devise strategic objectives to address the identified problems among other objectives.   The National Forestry and Tree planting Regulations Act 2016, states that the district shall prepare a...

Kabale Vulnerable Youths equipped with Apprenticeship Tools.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale   Kabale District local government in partnership with AVSI foundation with funding from the United Stages Agency for International Development, have donated apprenticeship tools to a section of vulnerable youths as away of empowering them to start up income generating ventures.   Speaking at a function to donate the kits on Thursday at the Kabale district council hall, the senior probation officer for Kabale, Monica Muhumuza, noted that the apprenticeship kits were donated to 14 youths selected from different...

Government schools in Kabale receive smart phones to track daily attendance of teachers & learners.

By Alex Byakatonda   Communications officer-Kabale 10/March/ 2023   The Ministry of Education and Sports, has given smart phones and tablets to Government aided learning Institutions in Kabale District, as one of the Ministry’s strategies to track the daily attendance of both teachers and learners and crackdown on teacher-learner absenteeism   Addressing the heads of these Institutions on Thursday, the acting Kabale District Education officer, Moses Tumwijukye Byengye, said that the district received 130 smart phones to be distributed to 113 Universal Primary schools, 15 government-aided...