Educationalist Charles Turyahikayo Passes

Former Kabale, Bushenyi and Mbarara District Education Officer Charles Turyahikayo has passed on at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital. According to Shallon Birungi Muhangi, the Rugarama Sub County Chief in Ntungamo district and daughter to the deceased, Turyahikayo was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at Mbarara Hospital where he had been rushed after developing heart complications for […]

Kisoro: MP Teargassed Over Demo, Vows to Sue RDC

Gunfire and teargas rocked Busanza Sub County in Kisoro district as police dispersed residents who were holding a demonstration over the Friday arrest of their LC3 Chairman Didas Muntuki. Over 500 locals had converged at the broken Kaku Bridge together with their MP (Bufumbira North) John Nzeyimana Kamara, before police butted in and started dispersing them. Elias Niwagaba, […]

80% of TB Patients in Kigezi Are From Rukungiri

The Regional Parliamentary Caucus on Tuberculosis together with Kabale district leaders have raised concerns on the increased cases of the Multi – Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB) in the Kigezi sub region. MDR TB is a very infectious disease whose treatment takes two years unlike susceptible TB which takes eight months. Patients who had treatment […]

Kisoro LC Chairman Arrested for Demolishing Bridge

Didas Muntuki, the Busanza sub county chairperson Bufumbira North, Kisoro district has been arrested for inciting residents to destroy a bridge. Muntuki, who was arrested on Friday is said to have led residents of Busanza on 18th January to demolish the Kaku Bridge along the Kaku River. Elias Niwagaba, the Kisoro Deputy Resident District Commissioner […]

Minister Attacks NAADs Officials in Meeting

State Minister of Economic Monitoring Dr. Balthazar Kasirivu Atwooki yesterday attacked officials from the National Agricultural Advisory Services – NAADS, accusing them of tarnishing the name of President Yoweri Museveni. The minister was responding to complaints by tea nursery bed operators in south western Uganda, about their delayed payment from NAADS. According to Frank Byaruhanga, […]

Residents Demolish State House Employee’s Structures on ‘Punishment Island’

A group of residents from the districts of Rubanda and Kabale mobilized themselves yesterday and demolished structures that were established on Lake Bunyonyi’s Akampene (Punishment) Island by a local developer named Mathias Robert Muhereza. The locals were unhappy that Muhereza invaded and tried to seize a community island that is of great importance to the […]

Kabale FDC Boss Arrested for Burglary

The Kabale Forum for Democratic Change Youth League Chairperson Stanislaus Owamani alias Kakyimbiri has been arrested   over burglary and theft. Owamani was arrested on Sunday at Midnight after he broke into a resident’s house. Elly Maate  the Kigezi regional police spokesperson says the suspect broke into a house of Everest Tugeineyo, a businessman of Kigongi […]

Anger as State House Employee Takes Over Lake Bunyonyi’s ‘Punishment Island’

Mathias Robert Muhereza, a State House employee who formerly stood for the Rubanda West MP seat, is under fire from tourism stakeholders in Kigezi region, for encroaching on Lake Bunyonyi’s Akampene (Punishment) Island. Residents and Tour operators are angry that Muhereza is trying to seize the island which has served as a cultural heritage for […]

10 Schools in Kabale Closed

Authorities in Kabale municipality have closed 10 schools which they say are falling below the minimum required teaching standards. The Closed Schools Are University View Primary School, Kabale Integrated Primary School, Little Angels Primary School ,St Andrews Trust High School ,Hillside Secondary School, Holy Dove High School, Amatsiko Preparatory  School, Gods Favor Primary School ,Kabale […]