Barham Akatukunda

February, 2024

  • 22 February

    Authorities Struggle to Secure Venues for Transitional UCE Exams in Rubanda and Kabale as Old Curriculum Phases Out

    RUBANDA: Authorities in Rubanda and Kabale Districts are struggling to secure suitable venues for conducting transitional exams for Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) failures as the old curriculum phases out. Recently, the Ministry of Education and Sports directed district education officers nationwide to identify convenient locations within their districts for …

  • 21 February

    Kabale Education Officer Urges Parents to Embrace Technical Skills for Children’s Future Success

    KABALE: Kabale District Education Officer, Moses Tumwijukye Bwengye has expressed worry over the growing misconception among parents who dissuade their children from embracing technical skills. Bwengye criticized the notion instilled in children by their parents that technical schools are solely for underperforming students. He stressed the importance of parents considering …

  • 21 February

    Kabale and Rubanda Report Low turn up for Uganda Police Force Recruitment

    KABALE: Kabale and Rubanda districts have reported low turn up in the number of youth that applied to join the Uganda Police Force. On February 7, 2024, the Uganda Police released an advertisement inviting applicants aged between 18 and 23 years to fill 2500 positions, with the application deadline set …

  • 20 February

    Police Investigates Mysterious Death of 22-Year-Old-Man in Kanungu

    KANUNGU: Police in Kanungu District are currently probing the circumstances surrounding the tragic demise of 22-year-old Hakim Turyatunga, a resident of Mukayaga-Ndeeba cell, Nyakatunguru ward in Kihiihi town council. According to a statement released by the police, the incident occurred on Saturday around midnight. Turyatunga was reportedly heading home from …

  • 8 February

    KABALE: Rwandan Man Rams into a trailer, Dies at Katuna Border

    KABALE – A 38-year-old Rwandan national has rammed into a trailer and lost his life at the Katuna border in Katuna Town Council, Kabale District. The deceased, identified as Nsengyiyumva Emmanuel from Gicumbi/Rubaya, Rwanda, met his untimely demise in the incident. According to CPL Tumwebaze Herbert, a police officer attached …

January, 2024

  • 29 January

    RUBANDA! Unidentified Male Body Found Dead in Trench

    RUBANDA – Police in Rubanda District are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an unidentified adult male whose decomposed body was found in a trench at Hataaba cell, Shebeya Parish in Hamurwa Sub County. According to Elly Maate, the spokesperson for the Kigezi region Police, the deceased is …

  • 21 January

    RUKUNGIRI! Clinical Medicine Volunteer at Nyakibale Hospital Dies in Accident

    RUKUNGIRI – A 26-year-old Clinical Medicine Volunteer at Nyakibale Hospital has died in an accident.  The deceased, identified as Abaho Austen and a resident of Kebison Town Council in Rukungiri District, lost his life in a single fatal accident. The unfortunate incident unfolded when Abaho Austen, riding his motorcycle with …

  • 17 January

    KABALE! Church of Uganda Lay Reader Disappears, Family in Distress

    KABALE – The Rubira Church of Uganda lay reader’s family in Kyanamira sub-county, Kabale Municipality, is currently gripped by fear following the sudden disappearance of their 40-year-old patriarch. The missing individual is identified as Aryatwijuka Living, a resident of Katookye cell in Kigata parish, Kyanamira Sub-County, Kabale district. According to …

  • 13 January

    Former UPDF Officer Shot Dead in Rukungiri

    RUKUNGIRI – A 44-year-old former Uganda Peoples Defence Forces officer has been shot dead in Rukungiri District. The deceased, identified as Robert Mugabe, was a resident of Rubambura cell, Kahoko parish, Nyakagyeme sub-County. According to Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson, the incident occurred last night while the deceased …

  • 12 January

    Kabale Deputy Speaker Declares Candidacy for Kabale Municipality Mayor in 2026

    KABALE – Kabale District Deputy Speaker, Ian Ronald Mugisha, has formally declared his candidacy for the position of Kabale Municipality Mayor in the upcoming 2026 elections. As a district councilor representing the southern division within Kabale municipality, Mugisha is the second individual to express interest in challenging for the mayoral …

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