A detective from Kabale police station, speaking anonymously, revealed that unidentified robbers attempted a break-in during the night between Saturday and Sunday. They allegedly cut through the bank's roof, situated along Kabale's main street in Central Division, Kabale Municipality, trying to access the safe
Expressing concern, Nyakahuma pointed out the vulnerability of critical infrastructure, such as the High Voltage power line under construction, which comprises metallic poles and could be at risk of vandalism by those selling to scrap dealers.
Ameria Natukunda, pursuing Bachelors’ Diploma in Business Administration and Able Atukunda, pursuing Bachelors’ Degree in Information Technology say that some of the students have opted to abandon courses to go back home.
One of the students told our reporter on condition of anonymity that the strike was triggered by the suspension of their colleagues Byamugisha Nicholas, Aine Ronnie, Namara Meledizikia, Atukunda Paddy, Nshabamukama Samuel, Kansiime Assan and Tugineyo Brave for allegedly assaulting a senior one student accused of stealing 40,000 Shillings.
An inspection conducted by USMID officials revealed that roads awarded to Multiplex Construction Company Limited, including Bwankosa Road (0.76 kilometers), Bushekwire Road (0.34 kilometers), and a road connecting Kabale Diocesan Headquarters to the Katuna-Kabale-Mbarara Highway (2.47 kilometers), are only at 53 percent completion.
It is alleged that about five unidentified individuals forcibly entered Pride Microfinance Bank along Kabale main street, near Kisoro taxi park, commonly referred to as Esso in central division, Kabale municipality around 01:00 AM.
Nicholas Byengoma, the proprietor of Acadia Lodges in Bunyonyi, expressed concern on behalf of the hoteliers, citing the relentless disruptions in power supply. He detailed the severe toll these outages have taken on the hospitality and tourism sector, revealing monthly expenses ranging from Shillings 20 million to 25 million on fuel to sustain generators during power cuts, leading to substantial business losses.
In May, Engineer Bernard Mugisha, a site engineer from Musuuza Building Contractors, explained to Beatrice Akello Akori, the Minister of State for Economic Monitoring, that the COVID-19 lockdown led to work disruptions, incurring additional expenses of 790 million Shillings.
In April 2019, Kabale Municipality extended the street lights to Hakempu and Mwanjari along the Kabale-Katuna Road and up to Butobere Junction along the Kabale-Mbarara Highway. In mid-2023, the municipality contracted Geses Uganda Limited to install more solar street lights along Kazooba, Corryndon, Johnson, Jackson, and Rugarama roads.
Dr. Godfrey Bandoga, a gynecologist at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, pointed out that Kamukira HC IV leads Kabale district in referring expectant mothers in need of cesarean sections, despite having a fully-equipped functional theater and trained health workers to perform the procedure.
According to Hakim Mukama, the Deputy Criminal Investigations Department Officer-in-Charge at Kabale police station, Mulengyezi, who works as a casual laborer in the area, intercepted the girl, dragged her into a nearby bush, and defiled her. After the heinous act, he warned the victim not to tell anyone, threatening her with harm.
Until recently, students who delayed payment of tuition, retake fees, and other university dues were subject to a surcharge of 30,000 Shillings. However, the administration issued a statement last week, announcing an increase in the surcharge to 80,000 Shillings.
District councilors Leopold Twesigye representing Central Division and Ronald Bagamuhunda representing female youth petitioned the Kabale High Court in July 2022 challenging the election of his Northern Division counterpart Verah Tuyizere Tumuheki as the successor of the former Kabale District LC V Chairperson, Patrick Besigye Keihwa on the university council.
Godfrey Nyakahuma, Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Godfrey Mutabazi, Kabale District Internal Security Officer, and Abel Ruganza, Kabale District Police Commander, led an operation to demolish the structures and evict the occupants on Wednesday afternoon.
Dr. Gilbert Mateeka's report indicated that Kabale District registered 1,346 teenage pregnancies in 2020, 1,479 cases in 2021, and 1,478 cases in 2022. He also mentioned a significant number of undocumented cases not included in the report, as the victims never seek professional medical assistance.
Professor Makara, known for his contributions to the 1994 Constituent Assembly with research content on governance, made this call during his inaugural professorial lecture at Kabale University. He recently joined Kabale University from Makerere University.
While preaching during celebrations in Kabale district, Rt.Rev. Onesimus Asiimwe, the Bishop of North Kigezi Diocese who represented Samuel Stephen Kaziimba, Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Uganda asked school administration to teach students on how to deal with the current peer pressure through social media that targets to degenerate morals
According to Evas Ayebare, the head teacher of Kanyankwanzi Primary School, the incident occurred at around 6:00 PM during a heavy downpour that began at approximately 4:00 PM and lasted for about four hours.