At the beginning of the year, the district embarked on the construction of maternity wards at Nyabuswa Health Centre III, and Kitule Health Centre III at 1.2 Billion Shillings. However, the facilities were abandoned at the ground beam by Ken technical Services.
Silver Mukwasibwe, Principal Kichwamba College, says that they secured a loan of Shillings 8Billion from the World Bank to enable them erect three workshops for students targeting the Oil and gas sectors.
The UWA Deputy Director Community Conservation, George Owoyesigire argued that even when the mandate of breeding endangered species is with Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, UWEC, other centres can also be established in the country.
The cooler, which is located in Kidubuli village, was donated to the farmers by National Agricultural Advisory Services - Naads in 2020 after farmers requested for the machine to improve on the storage and marketing of their milk.
In a statement read to the journalists by Benjamin Kennedy Gusaliire the cabinet secretary at Mucwa Kingdom headquarters in Fort Portal , the cabinet also noted that banning the singing of the kingdom anthem was equivalent to overthrowing the king.
Rose Balyeganira, the Chairperson of Bwenderwa Tukole group in Kiko town council in Kabarole district, says that they are engaged in craft making. She, however, says that for the many years they have existed, they have never received any training from the Community Development Officers – CDOs
According to the Tooro Kingdom Lands Minister, Polly Kateeba, the structures working as Busoro Sub County headquarters also belonged to Tooro Kingdom before the abolition of kingdoms in 1967. Kateeba notes that they are not trying to stop the district from constructing on the land but they first want the district leaders to formally acknowledge that the land is for the kingdom and not for central government.
In Kabarole district, the National Resistance Movement – NRM candidate Richard Rwabuhinga defeated his four opponents with a huge margin. According to the Returning Officer, Prossy Banura, Rwabuhinga polled 32,709 votes and was followed by John Businge with 2,988.
According Kabarole FDC General Secretary and Registrar, David Musinguzi, Bintamanya has not only decampaigned FDC candidates in different races in Kabarole district and Fort Portal Tourism City but has also gone ahead to openly support their opponents.
The disagreements stem from a number of issues including failure to account for the party funds on the side of some of the leaders while others are accused of supporting opponents of NUP candidates in the different races.
Brian Kisembo, the Covid-19 Incident Manager in Kabarole and Fort Portal City says over 200 people have contracted the virus in the two areas even though 90 have since recovered. On Monday, the Ministry of Health confirmed 55 new cases in Kabarole, which is the highest number that has ever been recorded in the district.
Muntu argued that farmers are exploited by commercial banks that give loans with high interest rates, which in turn hinders them from gaining from agriculture since the money they earn ends up in repaying loans and interest.