SAGE to Be Rolled out in Ntungamo District


 By Communication Office


The social assistance grants for empowerment is set to be rolled out to Ntungamo district.


The grant which focuses on reaching vulnerable, often excluded sections of the population, thereby achieving inclusive, pro-poor, equitable development.

According to Titus Ouma the senior program officer for capacity Building in the ministry of labor Gender and social development, the elderly above the age of 80 in the district are set to receive the money this financial year.

Women Council Takes Office


 By Communications Office


The 5 members of the newly elected Ntungamo women council on Tuesday took office receiving tools from the old women council with a warning against conflict with the district council and knowing their boundaries.

The District council secretary for Gender Juliet Mpamize Buriku said many women councils over extend their boundaries an issue that leads to crashing with top district leadership as well the district council which must be avoided.

Local Leaders Asked to Protect Government Land



Ntungamo district local council V chairperson Denis Singahache has called on leaders at the district level and those in lower administrative units to ensure that government land is protected from grabbers.


Singhahache who was addressing local council three chairperson for sub counties and Town councils in a meeting held at Ntungamo district council hall revealed that public land is being targeted by land grabbers who usually take advantage of the laxity by some leaders.

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