Rashid Bwamable, an advocate for better living conditions for Ghetto people in Bundibugyo Town, says inclusive vocational education would mean that even people who have not completed formal schooling are able to find employment. He wants government to establish more free technical institutions across the mountainous area.
Jacqueline Kobusinge, the Busunga Town Clerk says that the town council has been plunged into revenue shortfall after the major revenue resources suffered the effects of the lockdown and prolonged ADF insurgencies that limit the movement of people, especially traders.
Some of the affected persons are currently spending nights at Bupomboli Primary School, at or in some of the public buildings across the sub-county. The victims now want the government to secure land elsewhere and resettle them urging that the landslides are likely to increase and the outcome could distort their lives for several years.
Muhanguzi says most civil servants have failed to live to the moral standards expected of them, which has affected service delivery. “I condemn these actions of civil servants using other some people’s companies to win contracts in the district because its undermining service delivery”, Muhanguzi said
Bundibugyo District Police Commander Aggrey Okum, says that police have commenced investigations to ascertain the actual cause of the fire and cautioned schools to step up security around their premises even when learners are away.
Bundibugyo District is vulnerable to floods, landslides, and drought among other natural calamities, according to the Hazard, Risk and Vulnerability Profile by the Ministry for Disaster Preparedness and Refugees. It experienced the worst flooding in recent years.
The proposed factory that will be managed by Bwamba Cooperative Union is meant to enhance capacity for the cocoa production to increase its quantity and quality for the benefit of local farmers and investors.
Busobozi Agasa the NRM village registrar of Bundikahungu 5 village in Nyahuka Sub County, Bundibugyo district said that the voter turn-up was very low compared to the expected number of women party members in the village.
Sheikh Ismael Swalleh Aliganyira, the Bwamba County Sheikh told URN that they have so far managed to collect Shillings 40 million to kick start the work. He says the mosque will have two floors with the upper section serving as a worshipping area for the women and accommodating offices.
Dr Kaziimba told Christians in Bundibugyo district that he has no authority as a person to grant a diocese. He was responding to demands from local and cultural leaders who tasked him to pronounce himself on the creation of the proposed diocese.
The visit to Bundibugyo comes at a time when Christians are preparing to secede from Ruwenzori Diocese. Archbishop Kaziimba will on Friday visit Bumadu Archdeaconry, the proposed West Ruwenzori Diocese headquarters.
According to available information, Issa Kato was found dead in the river Semuliki when his boat capsized while fishing. It is alleged that after the incident, Kato's twin, Peter Isingoma attacked their grandmother, Faith Kabonesa, and hacked her to death. He accused her of having a hand in the death of his sibling.
Richard Gafabusa, the Bwamba County MP says kingdoms are operationalized under the act of parliament and it’s the responsibility of the government to ensure they are aided to serve their purpose. He wants the government to extend support to Obundhingiya as it has done for Tooro and Buganda cultural institutions.