The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has released 7.7 billion shillings to 77 parish SACCO accounts in Nakaseke district. The Parish SACCOs have been able to disburse only 1.5 billion shillings to the intended beneficiaries.
Ssenu says that in the financial year 2022/23,they recieved the funds from Road Fund and Discretionary Development Equalisation Grant to carryout routine maintenance on the road but todate no works done .
While meeting the Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga during his oversight tour at Nakaseke district headquarters, the local leaders told him that the Local Government lost all the powers and now they are like spectators.
Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson Patrick Lule says that Waiswa was hit by a stray bullet during an operation by Policemen to rescue a murder suspect from a mob. He was standing at a supermarket in Semuto town, last evening when the tragedy occurred.
Aisha Nantege, a resident of Kalege village, says that armed security personnel forced her to open the door and interrogated her about her sons. They later dug up the house purportedly to find the gun that was stolen from Busiika Police Station.
David Ssenyondwa, the Chairperson of Nakaseke District Headteachers Association, says that due to the shortage of teachers, learners miss lessons, which affects their performance at the end-of-year exams.
There are 934 teachers deployed in 114 Universal Primary Schools across the Nakaseke district. But according to the District Education Department, less than 300 teachers have access to staff units leaving over 600 struggling to find accommodation.
As result, Nakayenga says that the committee recommended and the council approved a resolution to use terrazzo on the construction of floors instead of cement to address part of the cause of rampant cracks in the buildings.
Frank Katimbo Kanyesigye, the LC 3 Chairperson of Wakyato sub-county says that the affected people were ferried to the village by Steven Ssengooba, the Buganda Kingdom chief in the sub-county locally known as Musaale.
The Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development released over 850 million shillings for the construction of Kikamulo Seed Secondary School in Nakaseke district. The last quarterly release for the school was in April this year.
Koomu Ignatius Kiwanuka the LC 5 Chairperson of Nakaseke district says that the wooden signposts can serve the required time of two years for accountability and they are not vandalized like metallic signposts.
Early this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, and Fisheries dispatched a total of 20,000 doses of vaccines to the Nakaseke district to enable pastoralists to vaccinate their heads of cattle against Foot and Mouth Disease.