Joy as Nyanga and Ihunga healthcare facilities receive equipment

By Anthony Kushaba


In the heart of Ntungamo district, a new chapter has unfolded for the health centers of Ihunga and Nyanga.

The sun rose with a golden promise as the district leadership gathered to inaugurate a momentous occasion – the handing over of state-of-the-art medical equipment and furniture to these health centers. It was a testament to the local authorities' unwavering dedication to improving their community's health and well-being.

Ntungamo gets 1.4Billion health facility

By Anthony Kushaba

Ntungamo district local government has today afternoon received a 1.4 billion health facility constructed with funding from the government of Uganda through the ministry of health.

The new structures at Buhanama health center II will see the facility upgraded to a health centers III.

The works at the facility Included the facelift of the outpatient word, construction of a general and maternity wards, four staff units, toilet facilities, a placenta pit, a medical waste pit and connection to power grid as well as solar lighting.

Civil servants advised to prepare for retirement

By Anthony Kushaba


Civil servants in the country have been urged to always prepare for retirement on time.

The call was made on Wednesday by the principal human resource officer, Ntungamo Jennifer Muhairwe, while speaking at the launch of the Greater Ihunga-Kabasti pesioner’s association held at Century Guest House in Ihunga Sub County.

Muhairwe revealed that some civil servants usually wait until they can no longer receive pay to start processing their gratuity, which he says is inconvenient.

Head teachers are urged to champion the fight against malnutrition.

By Anthony Kushaba


Head teachers in the Ntungamo area have been advised to lead the fight against malnutrition by informing students and their families about the need of adopting good feeding practices.


 At a meeting with the head teachers and extension workers to arrange for the Uganda Multi-Sectoral Food Security and Nutrition Project (UMFSNP), the Ntungamo district principal assistant secretary, Fedelis Kiiza, made the call.

Well-wishers donate 70 Mattresses and blankets to Rubaare Health Center IV.

By Anthony Kushaba

A group of well-wishers, through the family of retired Brigadier General Samuel Kakuru, a resident of Rubaare town council, donated a total of 70 mattresses and 70 blankets to Rubaare Health Center IV in Rubaare town council in Ntungamo district.

The items were handed over to the facility this afternoon during a ceremony held at the facility.

While handing over the items, Rtd.Brigadier General Samuel Kakuru revealed that the items were procured with support from friends in the United States, where his daughter Jean Natukunda stays.

Ntungamo rewards sports stars.


By Anthony Kushaba


Ntungamo district has this afternoon rewarded three pupils at the primary schools national kids athletics competitions for this year, held in Luwero district in May.

The pupils, who include Isaac Arinanye from Itojo (Gold medal) Boys Primary School, Elijah Angarikiremu (Bronze medal) from Kitunga Boarding Primary School, and Marvin Turyahikayo (silver medal) from Kabungo II Primary School, each got a medal.

Ntungamo authorities rally farmers to embrace irrigation.

By Anthony Kushaba

Authorities in Ntungamo have embarked on a campaign to encourage farmers in the area to embrace irrigation.

Speaking during the benchmarking tour to Bushenyi district on Thursday , Ntungamo district Production officer Albert Mugabe revealed that the farmers in the district must adopt modern farming methods in a bid to improve production.


Mugabe revealed that challenges such as climate change result in crop failure, thus making it hard for farmers who solely rely on nature to survive.


Ntungamo defeats Isingiro in the Ankole District Football Tournament

By Anthony Kushaba

Ntungamo district football team on Monday  evening defeated Isingiro district football team by 1-0 in a thrilling match played at Kyeirumba played ground in Isingiro district.

The match, which attracted hundreds of traveling fans from Ntungamo district, ended goalless in the first half despite the visitors dominance.

In the early minutes of the second half, Paul Mucurezi curved in through a free kick, throwing the visitors into a wild celebration.