The outlying islands that grow palm oil include Bunyama and Bubembe. But the islands have no safe means of transport for equipment and inputs. People here use boats to transport seeds, fertilizers, machines and other materials.
Kabarole is one of the largest producers of tea, with a sizeable number of the population in the area involved in Agriculture. Other crops grown on a large scale include maize, matooke, and coffee, among others.
Martin Lopira, the head of Warrior Squad, a Kotido-based non-governmental organization at the forefront of rehabilitating former warriors, says cattle raids have reduced significantly, with cattle thefts for the market taking its place.
Nakapiripirit District Police Commander Paul Nangoli told URN that although the pick-up is not meant to serve as an ambulance, certain situations in the district have compelled them to change its roles.
Kawuma was shot as security agencies battled supporters of Kassiano Wadri, the eventual winner of the race. The scuffle was triggered by a collision of the presidential motorcade and members of people power, a political pressure group led by Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine, who was in the area to campaign for Wadri.
The new rates gave the Vice President an entitlement of 500,000 per night out of the duty station, up from 210,000 Shillings; the Prime Minister would get 490,000 up from 200,000, the ministers allowances were increased from 190,000 to 475,000 Shillings while the District Chairmen would get a night allowance of 250,000 Shillings from 160, 000 Shillings.
The deceased were identified as Nyesi Biira, 58, and Hellen Kamalha, 11. The third victim was a five year old boy who is now nursing injuries at Bwera Hospital. The lightening followed a heavy downpour that devastated the village, bringing down buildings and razing plantations.
The requirements include; being a citizen of Uganda and a holder of a National Identity Card, must be healthy and medically fit, Must be aged between 18 and 35 years, must be having formal education of P7 to S4 and preferably with no other formal egangement or employment, letters of recommendations, Must be a resident of the area, must have no criminal record.
Tchomia is one of the busiest fish Markets in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that attracts several Ugandan businessmen from the landing sites of Butiaba, Walukoba, Kijangi, Kaiso,Sebigoro, Nkondo, Ndaiga, Ntoroko, Kyehoro and Fofo from the districts of Hoima, Buliisa, Kikuube, Ntoroko and Kagadi to transact fish business in the Market.