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Ugandans are just choosing to be poor- Minister

 

Ntungamo

The minister of state for microfinance Mr Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo says Ugandans can only claim to be poor if it’s their choice and lavish spending other than government policy and initiatives on policies for poverty alleviation. 

 

“No Ugandans should claim to be poor; if anyone is poor in Uganda then it’s by personal choice and th ey shall never live to be rich. It’s just a feeling that they are poor. What has the government not done to drive Ugandans out of poverty?” Mr Kasolo asked.

 

Ray of Hope as Construction of Kyamwasha and Karuruma Health Centers nears Completion

 

By Communications Office

 

Ntungamo -DLG

 

The is a ray of hope for the residents of Nyabihoko and Rukoni West sub counties in Ntungamo district as the construction at health units recently upgraded to health center III’S nears completion.

 The roofing, painting, wiring, shuttering is now complete with toilet facilities.

 

 The projects being implemented by Kwed construction company limited cost 500 million shillings each.

Ntungamo Starts Distribution of Masks

 

 

By Communication office

 

Ntungamo

 

The distribution of government masks has kicked off in the southwestern district of Ntungamo.

 

The exercise that will see 429000 masks distributed to residents above the age of six in Ntungamo district was today flagged off by the Ntungamo resident district commissioner George Bakunda at Ntungamo district headquarters.

 

Bakunda called on the residents of Ntungamo district to put to good use the masks that have been given out to ensure that they stay safe from COVID-19.

10 Contacts of COVID-19 Patient Quarantined in Ntungamo

Communication Office

 

Ntungamo

 

A total of 10 people have been quarantined at Ntungamo health training institute in Ntungamo district after they got in contact with a truck driver who tested positive to COVID-19.

The contacts were traced after a truck driver who had entered Uganda through Mirama hills and later travelled to Kyabirara Market after spending a night in Rubaare town council –Ntungamo district to load matooke tested positive.

 

Ntungamo Gets Child Helpline Action Centre

Ntungamo district has received equipment to enable the operationalization of a Uganda Child Helpline Action Centre.

The project under the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development with support from Catholic Relief Services has equipped the district with a new desktop computer, Printer, deskphone, modem chair and table and will be manned by officers under the probation office.

Teachers Warned Against Alcoholism

By NDLCG Communications office


Civil Servants have been cautioned against alcoholism a practice which is said to be disrupting their ability to teach effectively.


The call was made on Tuesday  by the Ntungamo district chief administrative officer Joanita Nakityo while speaking at the farewell party for the district education officer Odo Arigye who is retiring held at Sal Guesthouse in Ntungamo Municipality.

Locals Asked to Monitor Government Programs  

 

By Communications Office

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Locals have been urged to always monitor government programs being implemented in their respective areas.

The call was on Tuesday made by the Ntungamo resident district commissioner George Bakunda while addressing a site meeting at Kyamwasha health centre II in Nyakyera town council which is set to be upgraded to health center three.

Accident Claims Ntungamo Accountant

By Communications Office

 

Ntungamo

 

George Mugume an accountant attached to Ntungamo district headquarters has died following an accident at Kabagyenda along the Ntungamo-Kabale Highway.

The deceased who was riding home was knocked by a speeding motorcycle which is yet to be known. He was rushed to Mbarara regional referral hospital after briefly receiving first aid in Ntungamo but was pronounced dead shortly after arrival at the facility.

Mugume was on his way from work.

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