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May 1889 results
09:05
09:05

Kasese Councillors Demand Special Grant for District 1 2

The councillors say several revenue sources that included open markets near river Nyamwamba, Kilembe mines factory among other avenues were destroyed by last year’s floods.
07:55
07:55

Kilembe Secondary School Closed 1 2

Last week the students locked their classes and marched to the office of the Resident District Commissioner protesting teacher absenteeism.
17:22
17:22

Kasese Councillors Agree to Reduce Their Emoluments over Low Revenue Collection 5 4

The council also resolved to cut down on the emoluments of the council’s speaker, the mayor and their deputies.
15:57
15:57

Farmers in Rwenzori Advised to Follow Planting Schedule 1 4

The State Minister for Agriculture Henry Aggrey Bagiire says some farmers were found to have replanted their crops soon after the floods that hit several areas in the region.
10:40
10:40

Rubirizi RDC Closes School for Flouting Covid-19 SOPs 2 2

The school had opened to other classes including the nursery section contrary to the guidelines set by the Ministry of Education.
16:57
16:57

Kasese Woman Arrested for Stealing a 3-Week Baby 1

The Rwenzori East Regional police spokesperson Nelson Tumushime told Uganda Radio Network on Friday that Katusiime stole the baby from the parents on Wednesday at around 9:00 pm and disappeared with her to unknown destination.
11:27
11:27

Kilembe Secondary School Students Strike over Teacher Absenteeism 1 4

Ernest Balizora the school head prefect says that the teachers have abandoned their responsibilities and it could affect the performance of the students.
16:34
16:34

Poor Extension Services Affecting Farmers In Kasese kasese farmers 5 1

The District Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Asuman Masereka say the extension service officers in the district are no longer working.
09:27
09:27

Kasese Leaders Ask Gov't to Resettle Persons Living Along River Banks resettlement 1 5

The leaders argue that they don’t have land to resettle the persons. They are also concerned that if the current heavy rains continue the district could again be plunged into disaster.
11:46
11:46

Latest Deadly Ebola Virus Outbreak in DR Congo Declared Over

It re-emerged in February, nine months after another outbreak in the same province was declared over. Eleven confirmed cases and one probable case resulting in six deaths and six recoveries were recorded in four health zones in North Kivu, from February 7, when the Ministry of Health announced the resurgence of Ebola in Butembo, close to the border with Uganda.
07:50
07:50

Kasese Cultivators Cry over Compensation for Crops Lost During Resettlement of Basongora 1 5

The group mainly composed of cultivators say that during the resettlement exercise their crops were eaten by animals.
09:58
09:58

Farmers, Local Leaders Decry The Appalling State of Kitholu Road Network poor roads 4 2 Top story

Yonasi Kithola, the Kithoulu Sub County LC V Councilor, says the district has severally spoken about the economic impact of the poor road network on the area. He says today only a few farmers can afford the high transport costs to deliver their produce to markets in Bwera and Kasese town.
08:50
08:50

Cocoa Farmers, Experts Demand Establishment of Independent Authority 2 5 Top story

Emmanuel Lubega, the Uganda-South Sudan national coordinator at the East African Business Council-EABC, says such a body like a case is for cotton and coffee would ensure farmer’s produce in line with the set standards.
10:22
10:22

20 Congolese Nationals Arrested for Illegal Entry into Uganda 1 3

Joshua Masereka the Deputy RDC Kasese says security personnel acted on a tip-off from residents in Kisanga A, Nyamwamba division in Kasese Municipality.
12:13
12:13

Gov't Asked To invest More In Cotton Value Chain To Open Up Employment Opportunities 3 1 Top story

Jolly K Sabune, the Director of Cotton Development Organization-CDO says the opportunities in the cotton value chain that include production of fertilizers, soap and edible oil are not fully exploited because many people do not have the resources to invest in the business.
08:34
08:34

Lack Of Data On Cocoa Production Hurting Ugandan Farmers- Experts Cocoa Growing 8 2

Emmanuel Lubega, the Uganda-South Sudan national coordinator at the East African Business Council-EABC, argues that even when hundreds of farmers are involved in cocoa-growing, the country lacks accurate production data to attract international buyers and private investors.
07:42
07:42

Kasese Remote Communities To Be Connected To Solar Power Starting Next Month 2 5

D’ujanga told URN that the ministry is to invest more resources and work with private sector partners to support strategies aimed at increasing access to clean energy in rural and peri-urban areas.
10:33
10:33

Absence of School Field Activities Leave Kazinga Channel Guides Counting Losses 2 4

Kazinga Channel and Katwe Landing site are key geographical study destinations for students both in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions.
12:28
12:28

Opening of Kasese Central Market Pushed to Next Month 1 1

The 16 Billion Shillings Market was supposed to be opened to traders last month after being commissioned by President Museveni in December.
May 1889 results