Itojo hospital laboratory Remodeled into modern Laboratory Hub




By  Communication Office





Itojo hospital’s laboratory has been remodeled into a modern laboratory hub thanks to funding from The United States Agency for International Development (USAID/RHITES SOUTH WEST).


 Located in Itojo sub county 10 kilometers from Ntungamo district on the Ntungamo district-Mbarara highway is a public facility owned by the government of Uganda serving a total estimated population of 191,200, and all of them are Ugandan nationals.


Outgoing Ntungamo chairperson roots for unity

By Anthony Kushaba


The outgoing district chairperson for Ntungamo Denis Singahache has called for unity among the leaders and technocrats in the area.

Singahache who was speaking at the official handover of office held at the district’s board today afternoon revealed that the accomplishments that have been achieved by his leadership were made possible by the close working relationship his team had with the technocrats, development partners and the communities.


Ntungamo gets two new motorcycles


By Communication office


Ntungamo district has today received to brandy new motorcycles from the government of Uganda.

The motorcycles received are to be attached to the internal audit department and the revenue management unit in the finance department.

The motorcycles were procured by the ministry of local government and handed to beneficiary districts at Masaka district local government headquarters today afternoon.

Civil servants cautioned on absenteeism

By Communication office


Ntungamo district chief administrative officer Hanny Turyahebwa has cautioned civil servants in the area against the habit of absenteeism greatly affects services delivery and cripple’s government programs.

Turyaheebwa was speaking during the district technical planning committee held in the district council hall attended by departmental heads, sub county chiefs, town clerks among others.

Ntungamo locals cautioned as a stray crocodile is sighted in the area

By Cummunication office


Authorities in Ntungamo district have cautioned locals to stay away from Omungyenyi swamp after a stray crocodile was sighted in the area.

The Crocodile in has been sighted near omungyenyi trading center in Rubaare sub county.

Ntungamo district Tourism officer Robert Aturinda says that the crocodile is mature and has been sighted near Omungyenyi bridge where locals have been watering their animals and others thronging the area for swimming.

Ntungamo moves to contain an outbreak of lumpy skin disease

 By Communication office




 Authorities in Ntungamo have embarked on a move to check the spread of lumpy skin disease following an outbreak in the area.


The outbreak has so far been confirmed in the sub counties of Rukoni East, Rukoni West, Nyakyera and Kitwe town council.

Julius Baguma a resident of Nyakyera sub county says that they outbreak has hit hard the farmers since they have to meet the cost of the treatment on their own.

LG's urged to improve disclosure in procurement

By Anthony Kushaba


Local governments in Uganda have been urged to embrace improved disclosure in public procurement if the value for money is to be realized.


The call was on Friday made by Doreen Kyaze Mulema the manager performance monitoring at Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority - PPDA while speaking at an engagement meeting on the findings from the government procurement portal analysis to enhance disclosure and usage of the government procurement portal held at Protea Marriot Skyz Hotel Naguru.


Ntungamo District External Advert

November 9, 2020


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Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts existing in Ntungamo District Local Government and Ntungamo Municipal Council.