According to the interdiction letter written by the Town Clerk Fort Portal Municipal Council, Godfrey Bamanyisa, it is alleged that Busobozi solicited a bribe of 10million Uganda Shillings from M/S Don Uganda Limited. The company is in the process of building a fuel station along Tibeyalirwa Road in Fort Portal municipality.
During a meeting with Fort Portal and Kabarole leaders on Tuesday, Niwagaba said that the annexation of sub-counties to the municipality, and the clear boundaries and map of the proposed city drawn, the area is now ready for a city status.
The elders forum chairperson, Professor Edward Rugumayo, in a three-page letter says that the motion should be considered at a later time.For instance, he states that the idea to divide Burahya County into two constituencies has been received by the people of Kabarole with mixed feelings and to a larger extent caused confusion, with the populace wondering what has all of a sudden precipitated such a wild idea to be mooted.
On Monday, four out of the fifteen councillors turned up for the meeting that was chaired by Kabarole District Chairperson, Richard Rwabuhinga, 63 residents voted to move to the municipality, while seven rejected the idea.
Lydia Tumushabe, the Rwenzori Region Police Spokesperson, says police is yet to establish the cause of the fire. Eye witnesses say they saw some sparks on the electricity pole that supplies power to the affected building before the fire started.
Last week, UNEB Security Committee summoned Ntoroko district education officials, LC V chairman, Members of Parliament, and candidates and head teachers from the seven schools whose results had been withheld over allegations of examination malpractice.
Charles Mutungi Kasoro, the chairperson Butuku Cattle Marketing Cooperative Society told the President that due to the lack of pasture and water some cows are emaciated and are sold low prices of 100,000 to 200,000 Shillings, instead of 700,000 Shillings.
During the meeting held at Kabarole district headquarters and chaired by Kabarole LC5 Chairperson, Richard Rwabuhinga, the leaders resolved that it was important to put political differences aside and allow for the creation of the tourism city.
Joseph Ongol, the Assistant Commissioner Wetland Management in the Water and Environment stirred anger when he returned to follow up on the same issue but failed to give his stance on whether or not Ruyongas house is in a wetland, even after he had visited the site himself.
According to Bintamanya, Rubona has become so useless that when Operation Wealth Creation - OWC was recently tasked by President Museveni to procure 150 heifers for Rwengaju model parish farmers in Kabarole but they only managed to buy 70 cows from Bushenyi district at Shillings 2.5 million
Aliganyira says that although KIU cleared the rent of up to Shillings 36 million, they are hesitant to use the money to repair the structure because they are drafting a development plan of how to use the center that will cost about Shillings 57 million.
Vincent Mujanama, a comprehensive nurse from Ntoroko district and Pidson Bwambale, an enrolled nurse from Kibaale district, were arrested at Kalita Bus Park in Fort Portal with a box full of Coartem drugs.
Burahya County is currently the biggest in the country with 5 town councils and 12 sub-counties. The split is being spearheaded by the MP Burahya County, Margaret Muhanga. Muhanga says that the constituency is too big for her and has affected the extension of social services.
The laboratory located in Boma, Fort Portal Municipality will be used for testing road materials that include soils, gravel, bitumen, and rocks. It is being constructed under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development USMID at a tune of 86 million shillings.
Muhumuza was arrested on Monday from his school, Green Valley Nursery and Primary School in Kitembe village in Karambi Sub County, Kabarole district, on the orders of Joseph Ongol, the Assistant Commissioner Wetland Management in the Water and Environment Ministry.