The Chairperson WWF-Uganda Advisory Board Ambassador Philip Idro, says there is an over exploitation and destruction of the natural resources which paints a worrying trend that threatens the existence of humanity.
On March 9th, the Chief Administrative Officer received a letter requiring the Inspectorate General of Government-IGG to investigate Bwambale for his alleged involvement in influencing the recruitment of Grade III teachers during the last recruitment exercise.
In February, a private member’s motion seeking the approval of the monument of the foundational King was ejected from the order paper of the Kasese Central Division council prompting a protest by a cross-section of councillors.
The councilors led by the LC III Chairperson, Hassan Baguma accuse the town clerk Edmon Maisaba Manzi of corruption, incompetence, and poor interpersonal relationship with others, causing poor service delivery to the people of Bundibugyo Town.
The State Minister for Gender Labor and Social Development Peace Mutuuzo says under the parish development model implementation, the government is strengthening the parish level to act as a theater of development and this means giving more responsibilities to parish chiefs.
The construction plan for the six Billion Shillings facility kicked off in November last year and was expected to be done in November 2021. The new border market is being constructed by Ambitious construction Limited which is funded by the World Bank through Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project.
Key among the activities is the recruitment of Parish Chiefs, establishment and training of Parish Development Committees, set up of the Community Information System (CIS) and mobilization of the masses at lower government level.
According to the plan, the Kingdom will focus on 17 pillars which include, operationalizing the railway systems, upgrading of Kasese airstrip, revamping of Kilembe mines factory, Agriculture land management and sustainability and Tourism.
The funds were to be used to develop infrastructure especially roads and streets within the central business area of the town including Rwenzori Road, Margherita, Stanley, Alexander and Mukirania streets.
According to the residents, UWA had previously conducted surveys on the disputed land but they were surprised when the ministry surveyors went the disputed UWA demarcations and encroached on their private land. They accused the land officials of being compromised by UWA and police.
Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA and residents of Kahendero have been embroiled in a row over land measuring over 9,000 acres neighbouring Queen Elizabeth National Park. In May residents accused UWA of demolishing their structures to take over their land.