Ntungamo chairperson roots for teamwork

By Anthony Kushaba


Ntungamo district local council chairperson Sam Muchunguzi Rwakigoba has called on the civil servants in the district to embrace team work if effective service delivery is to be realized.

Muchunguzi who was last evening speaking at the retreat for the heads of departments and the members of the district executive committee held at Mutumo Island resort on Lake Nyabihoko revealed that team work makes it easy for the staff to work together in harmony as well as supporting one another in case of need.

Ntungamo Authorities embark on restoration of Kyabajwa wetland

By Anthony Kushaba


Authorities in Ntungamo district have embarked on the restoration of Kyabajwa wetland.

The wetland in question is located in Kyabajwa village of Itojo Parish in Itojo Sub County –Ntungamo district.

Abraham Atuhaire an environment officer with Ntungamo district says that over three hectares of the wetland were encroached and depleted by locals who have been growing cabages, tomatoes and planting of Eucalyptus trees.

Atuhaire revealed that the activities threaten the ecosystems as well as threatening the existence of wildlife.

Joy as Nyanga and Ihunga healthcare facilities receive equipment

By Anthony Kushaba


In the heart of Ntungamo district, a new chapter has unfolded for the health centers of Ihunga and Nyanga.

The sun rose with a golden promise as the district leadership gathered to inaugurate a momentous occasion – the handing over of state-of-the-art medical equipment and furniture to these health centers. It was a testament to the local authorities' unwavering dedication to improving their community's health and well-being.

Ntungamo gets 1.4Billion health facility

By Anthony Kushaba

Ntungamo district local government has today afternoon received a 1.4 billion health facility constructed with funding from the government of Uganda through the ministry of health.

The new structures at Buhanama health center II will see the facility upgraded to a health centers III.

The works at the facility Included the facelift of the outpatient word, construction of a general and maternity wards, four staff units, toilet facilities, a placenta pit, a medical waste pit and connection to power grid as well as solar lighting.

Civil servants advised to prepare for retirement

By Anthony Kushaba


Civil servants in the country have been urged to always prepare for retirement on time.

The call was made on Wednesday by the principal human resource officer, Ntungamo Jennifer Muhairwe, while speaking at the launch of the Greater Ihunga-Kabasti pesioner’s association held at Century Guest House in Ihunga Sub County.

Muhairwe revealed that some civil servants usually wait until they can no longer receive pay to start processing their gratuity, which he says is inconvenient.

Head teachers are urged to champion the fight against malnutrition.

By Anthony Kushaba


Head teachers in the Ntungamo area have been advised to lead the fight against malnutrition by informing students and their families about the need of adopting good feeding practices.


 At a meeting with the head teachers and extension workers to arrange for the Uganda Multi-Sectoral Food Security and Nutrition Project (UMFSNP), the Ntungamo district principal assistant secretary, Fedelis Kiiza, made the call.

Well-wishers donate 70 Mattresses and blankets to Rubaare Health Center IV.

By Anthony Kushaba

A group of well-wishers, through the family of retired Brigadier General Samuel Kakuru, a resident of Rubaare town council, donated a total of 70 mattresses and 70 blankets to Rubaare Health Center IV in Rubaare town council in Ntungamo district.

The items were handed over to the facility this afternoon during a ceremony held at the facility.

While handing over the items, Rtd.Brigadier General Samuel Kakuru revealed that the items were procured with support from friends in the United States, where his daughter Jean Natukunda stays.