Vanilla is a high-value crop with a kilogram of vanilla going for as much as 250,000 Shillings and more on the global market. Kasese which is one of the lead producers of the crop has been struggling to contain vanilla theft.
The heifers were procured as part of the restocking program for distribution to nodding syndrome affected families in the Sub Counties of Labongo Amida and Labongo Akwang. It is hoped that the animals will contribute towards improving their nutrition and food security.
Mrs Museveni argued that beyond providing sustenance for the families, fathers should be protectors and role models to their children. She adds that the father's input in child development is instrumental in shaping the children’s future, boosting their esteem and enhancing their performance.
The district’s status report for the financial year 2018/2019 shows that all the departments in Bunyangabu still lack the capacity to provide basic services. For instance, Kibiito Health Centre IV, the only health facility at that level has no mortuary, no store for drugs, and no ambulance.
Professor Nawangwe said nominees Dr Phiona Muhwezi Mpanga and Associate Prof. Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala, both from the Makerere school of law will not be sworn in as members of the tribunal until the matter arising from a petition he has received against their nomination is resolved.
KCCA says that any disruption to the conclusion of the exercise before July 1, 2019, has disastrous implications to the budget of the financial year 2019/20 and related projected activities. The city authorities expect to raise up to 45 billion Shillings in property rates, next financial year. The estimate represents about 50 per cent of the total budgeted non-tax revenue for the year.