Nelson Baluku, a Boda boda rider along Alexander Street of Kasese municipality, says whereas he knows the importance of hand washing, he is often very busy and unable to wash his hands often.
In Kasese District, surveys by the URN reporter indicate that a great number of people have now abandoned healthy practices such as routine hand washing.
Sowed, Kitanywa, the Kasese District Senior Probation and Social Welfare Officer, says the district is grappling with high school dropout rates. He says most girls are persuaded to drop out of school by men into marriage.
The announcement comes barely a week after decks on the Bridge which connects lakes Edward and George got damaged. The Channel also connects the districts of Kasese and Rubirizi. The roads agency issued a directive on Tuesday stopping heavy trucks and buses from using the road but allowed light vehicles to cross, albeit, with caution.
Kabugho added that Asaba was even at church on Sunday only to relapse in last night and was rushed to Kilembe Hospital where he died this afternoon. Kabugho says the district has lost a very committed man who diligently served all people irrespective of their ethnicity.
Kasese District LC V Vice chairperson, Gideon Sanyu Ntabose, says there is need to expedite DRC’s application for admission to EAC. He argues that DRC joins EAC; it will enable member states help it build systems especially in Eastern DRC, which has grappled with maladministration for a long time.
Mumbere’s death brings to six the number of people who have died as a result of landslides in Kasese in two weeks time. Three were killed last night at Namuhuga cell of Bulembia division while another two sisters who were Primary Seven pupils were killed two weeks ago at Kyambarwa village of Mahango sub county.
Mubulya argues that the naming of Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu, which seems to encompass all the ethnicities that were involved in the Rwenzururu Movement is partly to blame for the recurrent conflicts in the area.
Kule who was a guest during the fundraising drive for a girls dormitory at Kasese Secondary school on Thursday, said the ministry together with examining bodies have put in place stringent measures to curb on the rate of malpractice within schools.
The 65-seater boat was launched on Lake Edward in August. Amos Wekesa, the Director, Great Lakes Safaris, says MV Kazinga is a strong addition to the tourism menu in Kasese, which recently passed a resolution to be labeled and gazetted a tourism district.
Stanley Baluku, the secretary of the prime ministerial commission of the Rwenzururu Kingdom says the kingdom is conscious of the natural disasters that have rocked the area and believes the easier way to mitigate them is through conserving the environment.
Heller said during election time, people tend to make sweeping and frivolous statements online and offline that are intended to malign others on the basis of their belonging.
She argued that as they country gears up for the general election in 2021, it is high time society became cautious of hate messages and all people work towards the elimination of such information that can be dangerous to society.
Bwera Hospital hosts the Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) in Kasese district, an area that shares a common border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country which has battled the worst outbreak of Ebola for more than a year.
The sub counties are Mbunga which was curved out of Kilembe and Rukoki sub counties and Kahokya that was curved out of Lake Katwe sub county. Both sub counties were created in June 2018.
According to Cyprus Baluku, the interim chairperson Kahokya, the sub counties are yet to receive Indicative Performance Figures (IPFs) yet they can no longer feed on resources and or funds from the mother sub counties.
The deceased is identified as Allan Kasule a student at Our Lady of Africa Secondary School, Mukono. His body was retrieved from the swimming pool last evening. Kasule, together with his fellow students, had gone for a field trip in Kasese.
Kasese District LC V Chairperson, Geoffrey Sibendire Bigogo, said it is unfortunate that close to three years after the arrest of the suspects, they have remained in detention without trial. Biigogo told URN that government had committed itself to screen all the suspects such that those who are innocent can be set free in vain.