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Government provides Hand washing equipment to Kabale schools

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba Government aided Schools in Kabale District have started Receiving hand washing equipment. The equipment was flagged off today by the Kabale District Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Edmond Timba in a function that was attended by Head teachers from Government aided Primary and Secondary  Schools, at Kabale Municipal Yard. Following the return […]

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France supports the training of teachers of French in Uganda

By Richard Akandwanaho The Embassy of France in Uganda has today signed a 25,000 euro Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Association of Teachers of French in Uganda (APFO) for the training of teachers of French on the new UNCDC French language syllabus for “O” and “A” levels.  Yves Mercier, Head of Cooperation at Embassy […]

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Kabale registers 2618 teenage pregnancies in 7 months

By Richard Akandwanaho Kabale district has registered 2618 teenage pregnancies in the last seven months. According to the acting Kabale District Health Officer Alfred Besigensi, the 2,618 teenage pregnancies are part of the 17,309 total pregnancies the district has registered from January to July this year. Besigensi said that Kabale district registered 384 teenage […]

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Rukiga language consultant Karwemera dead

By Richard Akandwanaho Kigezi based Rukiga language consultant, an author, editor, a culturist, and a greater interpreter (Omugurusi) Festo Karwemera is dead. Karwemera is the author of Rukiga language books like Oteebwa Orurimi Rwawe (Don’t forget your mother language) his first book which he authored in 1966. Among his other significant contributions is his […]

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Police disperses Rt Maj Gen Mutebile’s procession

By Richard Akandwanaho Police in Kabale district has this evening dispersed supporters of Rt Maj Gen Sabiiti Timothy Mutebile, the Retired Commander in charge of Engineering brigade under Uganda People defence forces for holding illegal procession and opposing Presidential guidelines on Covid 19. Police also intercepted and impounded a motor vehicle registration number UBD363C […]

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Besigye officially abandons 2021 Presidential race

The four time Presidential candidate on the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party, Dr. Kizza Besigye has officially confirmed that he will not run for the Presidency in 2021. There has been speculation as to whether Dr Besigye will pick nomination forms to challenge President Museveni for his fifth time. Besigye said this today speaking […]

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Gen Saleh’s promise, intended at hoodwinking religious leaders

By Richard Akandwanaho The Chairperson of Kigezi Interreligious council Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda has said that the 60 billion shillings promised to faith-based organisations in Uganda is a political move aimed at blindfolding religious leaders in order to rally support for President Museveni and his ruling NRM party. On Wednesday this week, while addressing […]

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its time for FDC to Choose Besigye’s successor, Fr Gaetano

By Richard Akandwanaho The Vice Chairperson of Kick Corruption out of Uganda Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda has said that the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party should immediately find Dr Kiiza Besigye’s replacement as the party flag bearer in the 2021 General Election if they are to show a difference from the ruling NRM […]

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Religious leaders and councils should take action against Ndeeba church perpetrators

By Richard Akandwanaho The Chairperson of Kigezi Interreligious council Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda has condemned the demolition of St Peter’s Church Ndeeba, calling for the intervention of religious councils and leaders to demand for action against the perpetrators. The demolition came on the backdrop of a June 6th 2019 ruling by High Court judge […]

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LDUs redeployed, three weeks after their withdraw

By Richard Akandwanaho The Local Defense Unit (LDU) personnel have returned for night patrol, after three weeks off the duties. According to a letter dated 11th August 2020, by the army spokesperson Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso, several local leaders and the general public have petitioned security leaders to re-engage the LDUs following an exacerbation […]