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Authorities investigate the death of over 400 pigs in Ntungamo


By Anthony Kushaba


Authorities in the Southwestern district of Ntungamo are investigating circumstances under which over 400 pigs have died.

The authorities say over 150 pigs have suddenly died in Kibatsi Sub county, over 50 in Bwongyera sub county about 20 in Ntungamo municipality as well as over 150 from Ruhaama county.

Ntungamo district veterinary officer Dr.Yaake Basulira says that the animals lose appetite and died in a very short time.

Ntungamo CAO calls for improved supervision of government schools


By Anthony Kushaba


The Ntungamo district deputy chief Administrative officer Fedelis Kiiza has called on the leaders at lower levels of leadership to improve on the supervision of government schools in a bid to improve the quality of education in the area.

Kiiza was on Wednesday speaking during the district’s technical planning committee held in the district council hall.

Ntungamo gets motorcycle to support eye care services


By Anthony Kushaba


Ntungamo district has received a brand new motorcycle to support the child eye health project which is funded by light for the world.

While handing over the motorcycle registration number LG 0027094, the Project administrator Lovincer Nantongo revealed that the donation of the motorcycle is aimed at easing the mobility of health workers so that they can reach out to the communities for sensitization and treatment of eye illnesses.

Farmers urged to embrace climate smart Agriculture


By Anthony Kushaba


Farmers in Uganda have been urged to embrace the climate smart agriculture project in a bid to increase their productivity as well as having high quality produce.

The call was today made by Dr. Godfrey Kagezi the senior research officer at the National Coffee Research institute under the National Agricultural Research organization says that the program’s aim at equipping the small scale farmers and nursery operators to ensure that the farmers grow crops with excellent quality so that the yields are good and beneficial to the farmer.

Authorities call for collective efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS

Authorities call for collective efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS
By Anthony Kushaba

 Authorities in Ntungamo district have called for joint efforts towards fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS.

The call was made by Christopher Nshemereza a principal township officer who represented the chief Administrative officer at the media and key stakeholder’s engagement organized by Organization for Community Empowerment (OCE) held at redcross hall in Ntungamo municipality.


Ntungamo leaders order wetland encroachers to vacate immediately


By Anthony Kushaba

Ntungamo district leaders have ordered all the wetland encroachers to immediately vacate the encroached areas.


The team leaders who were today monitoring the affected wetlands in the sub counties of Nyabushenyi and Nyabihooko where hundreds of acres of wetlands have been cleared for tree planting, cultivation and grazing.


Ray of hope for PWDS as SDU commences operations in Ntungamo

 By Anthony Kushaba

 NDLG Communications Office

The once fading hopes for the persons with disabilities in Ntungamo are now coming back to life with a sight of light at the end of the tunnel.

With hundreds of persons with disabilities left to struggle on their own in the district, their hope of having a better future and having an opportunity to favorably compete with others and achieve quality education were slowly but surely fading.

Itojo hospital laboratory Remodeled into modern Laboratory Hub




By  Communication Office





Itojo hospital’s laboratory has been remodeled into a modern laboratory hub thanks to funding from The United States Agency for International Development (USAID/RHITES SOUTH WEST).


 Located in Itojo sub county 10 kilometers from Ntungamo district on the Ntungamo district-Mbarara highway is a public facility owned by the government of Uganda serving a total estimated population of 191,200, and all of them are Ugandan nationals.