Bushenyi district leaders have decried poor sanitation and hygiene in government aided primary schools in the district. This was during the multi sector monitoring for nutrition project in the beneficiary schools this week in Nyabubaare and Ibaare sub counties. According to the district vice chairperson Bushenyi Peter Mugume Ndyahoza, sanitation and hygiene in some visited […]Read More
The Electoral Commission has at last decided to reinstate the accreditation of Citizen’s Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU), an NGO that tracks election activities in the country. The EC on July 4th last year banned CCEDU from participating in any election exercise, accusing it of being partisan. This came after Charity Ahimbisibwe, one of CCEDU’s […]Read More
Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) appeals to government to set up a Coffee Research Trust Fund.
Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) appeals to government to set up a Coffee Research Trust Fund to strengthen the research system and Promote value addition processes at all stages of the coffee value chain. The Uganda Coffee Development Authority Managing Director, Emmanuel Iyamulemye Niyibigira says the research fund will help the authority to respond effectively to both national and international market requirements and opportunities. He […]Read More
The Rukungiri Municipality Environment office has issued eviction notices to eight wetland encroachers. The encroachers have an ultimatum of 14 days or they are forcefully evicted and charged in courts of law. The Municipal Environment officer Laban Kanyangyeyo says that the municipality has been warning the wetland encroachers since last year but they have given […]Read More
Bunyangabu district has launched the extension of Buheesi Gravity Flow Scheme to Kiyombya Sub County and improvement of Kiryantama and Kabahango lines worth 70,880,518 Shillings. The District water officer, Nathan Mugabe the 3.1km project will not involve compensation of victims whose land will be encroached on during the works, appealing for community support. According to […]Read More
The mayor of Ntungamo Municipality Jacob Kafureeka has commended the government for prioritizing on health of Ugandans.
The mayor Ntungamo Municipality Jacob Kafureeka commended the government for prioritizing on health of Ugandans especially in rural areas. He made remarks while at a ground breaking and site handover for the construction of Ruhoko HCII in Kafunjo village Kyamate ward Eastern division Ntungamo Municipality. Recently the Municipal council received additional funding of 500m for […]Read More
A fast-moving fire has swept through a historic district of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, killing at least 69. The blaze broke out Wednesday evening in a multi-storey residential building with one floor reportedly used to store flammable chemicals. According to local media, the fire quickly spread to nearby buildings. Authorities told the BBC on Thursday morning […]Read More
Police in Ibanda is currently investigating circumstances under which a woman identified as Nabbosa Mary aged 28 a resident of Kiboijana Cell,Mosonde Ward, Kakumiro Town council in Kibale District was killed and dumped in Rwanyabuhuka Parish Kijongo Sub county Ibanda District. According to Agomoku Emily the Ibanda District Police Commander told our reporter that one […]Read More
Parliament has passed the Minimum wages bill, 2015 with a clause mandating the minimum wage board to set the rates of wages every after two years. The bill was fronted by the workers member of parliament Arinaitwe Rwakajara as a private members bill. This in a session last evening chaired by the deputy speaker Jacob […]Read More
Government releases 292 million shillings to benefit the youth in Rukungiri district under the youth Livelihood program..
In an effort aimed at addressing youth unemployment in the country, government has released 292 million shillings to benefit the youth in Rukungiri district under the youth Livelihood program-YLP. According to Posius Agaba, the acting Rukungiri district community development officer, the district had requested a sum of 344 million shillings to benefit 34 registered groups […]Read More