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Civil servants asked to desist from irresponsible spending.

By Anthony Kushaba:

Civil servants have been urged to desist from irresponsible spending that often sees them spending more than they earn.

The call was made today by Ntungamo chief administrative officer Nasser Mukiibi while speaking at the induction of newly appointed teachers held at Ntungamo district council hall.

Mukiibi revealed that some civil servants engage in multiple borrowing, which stresses them out and causes them to become disoriented and unable to concentrate on their jobs as they hide from their creditors.

Ntungamo district receives 270 bags of cassava cuttings

By Anthony Kushaba

Ntungamo

Ntungamo district has today received a total of 270 bags of cassava cuttings from operation wealth creation.

The cuttings are according to Ntungamo district Agriculture officer Esther Atwiine will be distibuted to farmers in 24 lower local governments in greater Ruhaama and Kajara counties.

Atwiine adds that the cassava is aimed at supporting the farmers in the respective areas to get clean and high yielding planting material.

Ugandans urged to focus on ending stigma

By Anthony Kushaba

Ugandans have been urged to always embrace tolerance and respect for one another in a bid to end stigma.

The call was made on Tuesday by Ntungamo district health educator Twesigye Nesterio while speaking at a district stakeholder engagement meeting on accountability for HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and human rights held at Ntungamo resort Hotel.

The meeting was organized with support from the international community of women living with HIV in Eastern Africa (ICWEA).

Farmers tipped on reducing post-harvest losses

By Anthony Kushaba

Ntungamo

Farmers in Ntungamo district have been urged to focus on embracing modern farming practices as well as reducing post-harvest losses.

The call was this morning made by Albert Mugabe the Ntungamo district production officer  on Thursday while speaking at the opening of a one-day training for extension workers and local leaders held at Abateganda hall in Ntungamo Municipality.

Mugabe revealed that the district is well known for producing beans in large quantities but says that there is need to address the issue of quality.

Ntungamo launches polio vaccination campagn

By Communication Office

Ntungamo

Ntungamo’s acting district health officer (Ag.DHO) Sr. Hope Katusiime has launched a three-day house to house vaccination campaign against Polio.

The campaign that will take three days is set to kick off on  Friday the 14th to 16th January 2022  apart from Ngoma and Rwentobo where vaccination will be on Monday 17th and Wednesday 19th Jan 2022 where all children under the ages of five are highly encouraged to be vaccinated.

Ntungamo gets motorcycle to support eye care services

 

By Anthony Kushaba

Ntungamo

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.

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 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.

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