Rukungiri court acquits Ntungamo district engineer

By Anthony Kushaba

Butubuura prosper was acquitted of uttering false documents by the chief magistrates court in Rukungiri.

Butubuura was cleared of all charges of falsifying documents by a court presided over by Rukungiri chief magistrate Mbabazi Edith Mary.

The engineer was dragged to court by the inspector general of government because he had allegedly uttered a false document allegedly signed and denied by Mr. Jackson Byamukama, the then Kanungu town council town clerk, between October and November 2013.

Councilors urged to champion fight against crime

By Anthony Kushaba

 NDLG-Communication office

Councilors in Ntungamo district have been urged to champion the fight against crime saying that quarrels that start as minor end up escalating into serious crimes such as murders.

The call was on Wednesday  made by the Ntungamo deputy resident district Commissioner  Robert Niwamanya  Kamuntu while addressing the district council presided over by Speaker Nicholas Twikirize held in Ntungamo district council hall.

Ntungamo residents are urged to embrace the titling of their land.

By Anthony Kushaba

Residents in Ntungamo district have been urged to embrace securing land titles in a bid to ensure that they add value to land as well as reduce the challenges of land grabbing.


The call was  today afternoon made by the vice chairperson of Ntungamo district, Asuman Kigongo, while speaking at the systematic land adjudication and certification workshop held in the district council hall.


Locals urged to embrace the COVID-19 booster vaccination.

 By Anthony Kushaba

Locals in the Ntungamo district have been to embrace COVID-19 booster vaccination in a bid to avoid the re-occurrence of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This call was this afternoon made Nesterio Twesigye the district health educator in Ntungamo while speaking at the district risk communication meeting held at the Ntungamo district boardroom.

He revealed that the district has disbursed VACCINES to all the health facilities and urged the locals to ensure that they do not miss out on the vaccination.

Ntungamo RDC rallies parents to take their children for COVID-19 vaccination.


By Anthony Kushaba

Ntungamo resident district commissioner Geoffrey Mucunguzi has called on parents in the district and the entire country to embrace and support the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination for children.

 Mucunguzi who was on Saturday evening speaking to our reporter in Ntungamo town revealed that the vaccination for children between the ages of 12-17 is very important since it will help the children have the immunity to fight any outbreak of COVID-19.

RHITES-South west donates medical supplies to Ntungamo district worth 61m

By Anthony Kushaba

RHITES-South West has donated medical supplies to Ntungamo district worth 61.3 million shillings.

The items which included a baby warmer, gloves, delivery beds, Laboratory equipment, baby weighing scales, IT equipment and hand washing facilities among others were handed over to the district leadership on Tuesday 24th May 2022.

Speaking at the handover of the items at Ntungamo district headquarters, Dr Moses Mera the director clinical services at RHITES-South west revealed that the move is aimed at enhancing and supporting health service delivery.

Locals urged to embrace environmental protection practices

By Anthony Kushaba

Ntungamo district vice chairperson Asuman Kigongo has called on the locals in the area to urgently embrace practices that are aimed at addressing climate change.

Kigongo who was this morning speaking at a district consultation meeting on the Decentralized climate change finance mechanism organized by the ministry of water and environment held at Ntungamo district headquarters revealed that there is an urgent need for Ugandans to take climate change as a priority and work towards checking the worsening situation.

Locals urged to embrace regular savings for improved household income.

Locals urged to embrace regular savings for improved household income.

By Anthony Kushaba

Locals in Ntungamo have been urged to embrace regular savings in abid to improve household income.

This call was made by Benon  Tibamanya the Ntungamo district commercial officer while speaking at the annual general meeting for Kishami people’s Savings and corperative society held at Kishami Church of Uganda.

Kishami People’s SACCO located in Kishama –Ruhaama East sub county of Ntungamo district.

Shortage of teachers hurting service delivery in Ntungamo.

By Anthony Kushaba:


Ntungamo district chairperson, Sam Muchunguzi, has revealed that the district is suffering from a serious shortage of teachers in the area, which is hurting service delivery.

Muchunguzi, who was speaking during a meeting with head teachers of primary and secondary schools held at the district council hall, revealed that it is challenging that the district continues to struggle while it is capable of doing better.