The disputed polls saw the Northern Division representative Verah Tuyizere Tumuheki elected to replace the late former Kabale District LC V Chairperson, Patrick Besigye Keihwa, who died last year. Tumuheki garnered 18 votes defeating his rival March Boaz, the Ryakarimira town council LC V councilor who got 16 votes.
Authorities have since deployed heavily along the common borders to control the movement of people as one of the measures to contain the disease. Although Rwandan nationals usually cross freely into Ugandan territory, today, they were blocked by military and police personnel and ordered to return to Rwanda.
Ministers Rebecca Kadaga for East African Community Affairs, Katumba Wamala for Works and Transport, Jim Muhwezi for Security and Raphael Magyezi for Local Government on Wednesday made an impromptu visit to the border to investigate why works are "taking forever" to reach completion despite many years elapsing after awarding of the contract.
Ayebare told our reporter that all they want now is to see Tibemanya out of the Institute since his only goal is to sabotage students. He notes that less than 30 students out of the 220 enrolled at the Institute in the last term had returned.
John-Bosco Barongo, the Director of Great Africa Cycling Safari, says that the tour is aimed at promoting the merits of the East African Community Integration through interacting with locals, tourism, and trade, and highlighting the impact of climate change and environmental conservation.
According to Byamukama, they decided to contact the Health Ministry Spokesperson, Emmanuel Ainebyona, Kabale District Health Educator, Alfred Besigensi, and Kabale Resident district commissioner, Godfrey Nyakahuma for help.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Spokesperson told our reporter on Monday that Natumanya and Mujuni were arrested on Sunday evening after being lured by security authorities to report to Kabale police station.
Ntimba who was transferred from Kabale to Mitooma district last year was arrested together with Christopher Namara, the District Community Development Officer, Beda Mwebesa, District Production, and Marketing Officer, and Boaz Kakuru, the District Planning Officer.
Enos Kyarimpa, the head of the Accidents and Emergencies department at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, says despite registering more than 20 emergencies on a daily basis at the facility, they are in a big crisis of transfer stretchers and wheelchairs.
Recently, Kabale municipal authorities started constructing a channel to drain water from the former Kabale Municipal Cemetery, which was leveled to accommodate the Mwanjari business center where the council relocated vendors too to paveway for the redevelopment of Kabale Central Market.
Dr. Brian Arinaitwe, the Assistant Director of the State House Health Monitoring Unit, says that their investigations conducted mid-this month proved that 1200 out of the 20,000 mama kits supplied by NMS are uncounted for. Arinaitwe says that they intervened after receiving several complaints from whistleblowers.
The matter stems from an election that was held on June 21 at the district council hall where Tumuheki was elected as the representative of the district on the university council to replace the late Patrick Besigye Keihwa, the former LCV Chairperson who died last year.
During his consecration as the 6th Bishop of the Diocese of Kigezi on May 29 this year, Museveni gifted Akanjuna a brand new Renault Koleos. However, a section of Christians was not happy arguing that the car was too small and unable to climb the hills of Kabale, Rukiga, and Rubanda which the Diocese of Kigezi covers.