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09:16
09:16

Parish Community Program Changing Lives of Bunyangabu Residents bunyangabu district 1 3

Under the program, a group of 30 members with a common income-generating activity are availed funds by the government. The new fund supplements the already existing government grants and program such as the youth livelihood fund, women empowerment fund among others.
20:06
20:06

Kasese Communities Demand Restoration of Ebola Screening Centres KASESE DISTRICT 5 4

The district last year put in place measures to avert a possible infiltration of the Ebola Virus following threats from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, where more than 2000 lives have been lost in more than one year. The outbreak mostly devastated the South Kivu, North Kivu, and Ituri provinces, which are close to Kasese district in Western Uganda.
07:53
07:53

District Council Declines to Pass Motion Elevating Kasese Municipality to City Status 5

The Nyamwamba Division councillor Tadeo Muhindo, however, argued that much as the idea to have Kasese municipality to a city status is a good, the people are yet to be involved in the matter. Muhindo prayed that council is given opportunity to consult the electorate and establish what people’s opinions on the matter are.
07:34
07:34

Kasese LCV Chairman, Speaker Clash Over Appointment of District Executive Member 6 1

In his opening address to council, Bigogo indicated that he had appointed Deputy Speaker Ronald Bukambi, who is also the Kitswamba sub-county councillor to the position of secretary for works and technical services of Kasese District Local Government.
07:25
07:25

Kasese District Service Commission Suspended Over Corruption Allegations 4

In his motion, Kabagambe claimed that the District Service Commission has exhibited the highest degree of abuse of office and misconduct through soliciting bribes from job applicants in exchange for jobs. He also said the Commission members have been awarding jobs to their relatives, some of whom without the requisite qualifications.
10:07
10:07

Kasese Leaders Want CAO Transferred 1 5

Kasese LCV Chairperson Geoffrey Sibendire Bigogo says the Turyaheebwa has been advised by the executive on several occasions on the management of the district but he has remained adamant.
15:23
15:23

Kasese Municipality Gets UGX 12bn USMID Funds World Bank 3

Kasese Municipal Deputy Town Clerk, Zedekia Kambasu Kayiri in an interview on Tuesday says that 11.9 billion shillings will be used for infrastructure development while 296 million shillings will be used for capacity building.
16:52
16:52

Kasese Gets UGX 300 Million to Construct Adolescents Centre 4

Chris Eweillar, the MSF Projects Co-ordinator, says the humanitarian agency had earlier conducted research and established that many adolescents in the district did not have a facility where they could ably explain their health challenges.
07:55
07:55

DGF Gives Kasese UGX 1.5B to Improve Accountability 3

The funds are meant to be used by the district local government to finance improved and sustained local government participatory planning and budgeting, improve capacity of local government to carry out audits, generate local revenue, enhance monitoring and evaluation frame works for decision making and general institutional strengthening of the district local government.
19:26
19:26

Kasese District Gets UGX 100 Million for AgriLED Initiative 1

AgriLED is an initiative which aims at transforming local governments to eradicate poverty and ensure sustainable wealth creation by paying attention to the needs of individual districts.
11:17
11:17

Inadequate Funds Affecting Service Delivery in New Sub Counties in Kasese Kasese District 3

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.
07:29
07:29

Kasese FDC Leaders Shun Museveni Meeting KASESE DISTRICT 2

Of the six FDC members of parliament, only Busongora South MP Jackson Mbaju Kathika attended the meeting. Kasese district chairperson Geoffrey Sibendire Bigogo also did not turn up. Bigogo questioned the rationale of inviting the NRM executive committees at district and municipal levels and the invitation of women and youth leagues of the ruling party at a meeting that should ideally be for only elected leaders.
16:59
16:59

Kasese NRM Leaders Renew Demand for Split of District KASESE DISTRICT

A section of leaders from Kasese, especially those subscribing to the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Party, have been pushing for the split of the district.
06:55
06:55

Security Shoots Three in Kasese 1 3 Top story

Sylvester Mapoze, the Mayor Mpondwe Lhubiriha Town council, says a team of security personnel was seen blocking Lorries delivering livestock on Monday night not to enter the holding grounds leading to chaos.
14:57
14:57

Kasese Leaders Question Omission from Elevated Cities 5

Tourist destinations in Kasese include Queen Elizabeth National Park with her savannah grassland, dozens of animal and bird species, it is home to Rwenzori, the only snow-capped mountain across the equator, with an altitude of 5,000 meters above sea level, making its Margherita peak the third tallest point in Africa.
07:54
07:54

Kasese District Excavator Finally Retrieved from River Mubuku 2 1

The excavator registration number UG 1885S got stuck in the river Mubuku in May 2018 when it was desilting the river.
16:42
16:42

Kasese Resident Petitions CAO over Acting Senior Administrative Secretaries 1

Musungu argues that the continued stay of junior officers in a position senior as that of senior administrative secretary is a breach of public service regulations.
18:43
18:43

Kasese Municipal Council Faulted over Lack of Fire Hydrants 1

Dickens Okello, the Kasese Divisional Police Commander argues that, for example, the force failed to put out the fire at the mechanical and furniture workshop because there was no hydrant within town.
12:10
12:10

Councillor Wants Kasese District Service Commission Investigated 2 1

Bigogo also says that the issue of who should be shortlisted cannot be blamed on the Commission since it bases its decisions on technical advice from technocrats.
07:45
07:45

District Service Commission Defies Kasese CAO on Halting Recruitment 1

Last month, Hanny Turyaheebwa, the CAO issued a directive to the secretary of the district service commission to stop the recruitment on three posts. In the directive, a copy of which URN had obtained, Turyaheebwa said there are issues that had arisen in regard to the recruitment of the officials.
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