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  1. The project launched by the RDC LT. Joe Walusimbi will cost 434,133,582= and is funded under the Government of Uganda Roads rehabilitation/maintainance development Grant.
    Works will include setting out , site clearance, and grading including earth works, drainage works, Gravelling, and completion works.
    The project will also integrate environmental protection, including planting trees along the road.

The LC I Chairperson of Nyakabingo Bwambale Lozio Mukyezo Nyakabingo has appreciated Government for priotising Nyakabingo – Mahango road. He mentioned that their greatest challenge has been transporting their goods to Mawa Market because of the poor road condition. He added that rehabilitation of the road will ease movement to the market.

The district counsellor representing Mahango, Hon. Kabugho Scovia called upon residents to appreciate the efforts of political leaders from Mahango who have successfully lobbied for funds to rehabilitate Nyakabingo, Mahango road.

The Deputy Chief Administrative officer, Mr Ntarwete Eriab, asked residents of Mahango , Nyakabingo, and Muhokya to ensure cooperation with engineers for effective implementation. He informed them that the project doesn’t cater for compensation and, therefore, they should not interrupt work.

He asked farmers to utilise the road transport their goods to the market and access health services .

The District Vice Chairperson, Hon. Ham Natuhwera asked the district engineer to work with local leaders during the implementation of the project to avoid complaints from the community.

He appealed to the residents of Mahango, Nyakabingo and Muhokya to support successful implementation of the project without obstacles because, for a long time, it has been their outcry and government has given it a priority.

He assured members of the community of more projects in the next FY 2024/25.

The RDC LT. Joe Walusimbi appreciated Mahango community for supporting the ruling government and asked the engineer to ensure value for money .
He committed to monitoring the project to ensure effective implementation.

The project  Phase 1 will be implemented in this  FY 2023/2024.

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Kasese DLG holds budget conference for FY 2024/25

Kasese District Local Government has conducted her budget conference for FY 2024/25 today 3rd November 2023 under the theme , ” Full monetization of Ugandas Economy Through: Commercial Agriculture, Industrialisation, Expanding and Broadening service, Digital Transformation and Market Access ”
The budget conference was an avenue for sectors and departments to present draft financial priorities/proposals for FY 2024/25 for stakeholders to discuss and add input aiming at promoting citizen participation in planning and budgeting.

At the budget conference, Mr Muhindi Bukombi Erifazi District chairperson who was the guest speaker, highlighted the resource envelope projection as 95,891,377,000 UgShs expected to be raised as ; Locally Raised revenue- 5,022,608,000, Central Government Grant , Descrenary Government Transfers 9,918,760,000 , conditional Government Transfers Shs 68,560,625,000, other Governnment Transfers Shs 7,362,778,000 and Donor Funding 5,026,606,000.

The District chairperson also highlighted the different challenges the District is undergoing that need stakeholders attention which includes; Disasters that have continouslyaffected the District, high population growth rates, unpredictable weather patterns , and internal and security threats among others
He also urged the community yo remain vigilant and security cautious

In the speech of the District chairperson, the resource envelope projection stands at 95,891,377,000= expected to be raised as ; Locally Raised revenue- 5,022,608,000, Central Government Grant , Descrenary Government Transfers -9,918,760,000 , conditional Government Transfers Shs 68,560,625,000, other Governnment Transfers Shs 7,362,778,000 and Donor Funding 5,026,606,000. He echoed the reason for maintaining the revenue outlook as at June 2023 as an advice from Governments.
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The district chairperson also highlighted the challenges that have continously affected the District in areas of Disaster management, high population growth rates, unpredictable weather patterns , internal and security threats among others.

He urged the community to remain vigilant and watch over as the District is currently experiencing security insurgencies.

The Chief administrative officer Mr. Byamungu Elias appreciated the role played by key development partners in supporting the development agenda foe Kasese .
He also highlighted the key policy issues and administrative issues to improve efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery focusing on Parish Development model , Revenue collection, mainstreaming nutrition, among others.

Key departments like Works and technical services, Production departments, Health and Environment presented their sector draft priorities which can be accessed on

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 Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu  celebrated the 57th Coronation Anniversary of His Majesty Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere   today 19th October 2023 at Kasese Golf Course.
The Coronation event attended by multitudes of Rwenzuru subjects in Uganda , Democratic Republic Of Congo and visitors from other foreign countries and was presided over by the Vice President of Uganda H.E Hon. Jessica Alupo who represented H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda YK. Museveni.

In a speech delivered by H.E retired Maj. Jessica Rose Epel Alupo, President Museveni asked the king to support mobilization of people of Rwenzori to engage in economic development and argued all leaders to work towards promoting Peace and Unity in the region.

H.E also asked all the people of Rwenzori to backup efforts of security team to stabilize the security situation of Rwenzori Region.

The president also commended the King for appointing a well focused administration and asked the administration to focus on addressing challenges of Poverty in the region.
She delivered a cash contribution of 30 Millions  from H.E  Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to support the King’s daily running Costs at the Palace.
Addressing thousands of his subjects, His Majesty Charles Mumbere called for positive parenting that would promote morals among children before asking the Banya-Rwenzururu to work hard and fully support government initiated programs like PDM; aimed at improving the living condition of the local person.
His Majesty Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere also emphasised OBR agenda of promoting reconciliation,Unity in Diversity, Peace, Socio Economic Transformation and Mindset change. He mentioned that as the Kingdom they are set to implement and achieve this agenda.
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His Majesty Omusinga Charles Wisley Mumbere has returned to Kasese together with his family  today 4th October 2023 nearly after seven years.

This was another historical day as millions of Rwenzururu Kingdom subjects from Kasese, Bundibugyo, Bunyangabo , Democratic Republic of Uganda and beyond saw  their King His Majesty Charles Wesley Mumbere, seven years after the 2016 Obuhikira raid by security.

The King was received at Kasese Aerodrome by religious leaders, political leaders , members of the royal family, Cultural leaders , among others at around 2:00pm  and head to Kasese Golf Course in company of crowds of his subjects who had waited for him for hours.

While addressing the crowd at Kasese Golf Course, His Majesty Omusinga Charles Wisley Mumbere mentioned that  his next agenda will focus on Peace building, Reconciliation and economic transformation.

He called upon the people of Kasese to appreciate the tourism potentials they have and utilize them for development.The representative of the president Hon. Minister Peace Mutunzo , urged the people of Kasese to put  peace building at the forefront. Shee mentioned the commitment of government to continue working with the kingdom .


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Kasese Launches Community Sports.

Kasese District Local Government has  launched community Sports activities today 3rd October 2023  at the district headquarters. District leadership  handed about 30 balls to captains of different community football and netball teams at the launch.

This is a new initiative of government through Ministry of Education and Sports to mobilize the community to engage in sports and other government development initiatives targeting mostly the youth.

At the launch, the  District  Chairperson Hon. Bukombi Erifaz, urged the youth to utilize this initiative to organize themselves in groups, register as saving groups to tap into other government development opportunities. He also emphasized the need to conduct tournaments at constituency level and asked the district to spearhead these sports activities to happen soon.

The Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Mr Ntarwete Eliab called upon the people who will be using the balls to ensure maintenance and replacement of the balls incase of damages to ensure continuity of the program.

The Youth chairperson Kanyama also called upon his fellow youth to positively embrace government programs that target the youth and ensure positive utilization for economic development. He condemned the youth for mishandling other funds and not paying back timely.

Other stakeholders who attended the lunch included the District Vice Chairperson, the District Speaker , technical staff and community leaders of youth groups.

Government is using this as a tool to mobilize community members to engage in development programs as well as promoting sports activities in the community.



















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By Kabugho Sharon.

Yesterday, Kasese District leadership , primary triumphantly welcomed back the primary pupils who went to participate in the national football and netball national competitions that took place in Mbarara city at Kacheka playground.

Footballers and Netballers after receiving their awards for outstanding performance.

In the competitions, the girls emerged  the 3 out of 138 in the country in netball  as  the boys took it to semi finals.

The welcome event was organized by the Association for primary headteachers who received the participants from KCCL traffic point and led the procession to the district headquarters through Kasese town where the district top leadership received them.

Headteacher Muhokya Primary receiving her student who participated in the national competitions in Mbarara
Primary Headteachers Association receive footballers and netballers at KCCL participants at KCCL .







The welcome event was attended by the District Chairperson and other members of  DEC, the CAO and his technical team , among others.

While addressing the pupils, the district chairperson congratulated them for the outstanding performance and wonderful representation of Kasese district in the national competitions. He mentioned that as district leadership ,they are trying to lobby for a spots academy in Kasese which will support young people to develop in talent and be able to compete at international level.

The Chief Administrative Officer  urged the district planning and budgeting desk to ensure sports in budgeted for to avoid headteachers funding sports activities from UPE funds.

The team received certificate awards and bronze medals for the outstanding performance which were handed over by the District chairperson, Chief Administrative Officer , District Speaker , Secretary Social services and Chairperson social services respectively.

District Chairperson handing over a bronze medal to the goal shooter.


Netball medalists with the district leaders
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Thousands turn up for the Tusker lite Rwenzori Marathon- Kasese.

Over 2000 from all over the world turned up for the Tusterlite Rwenzori Marathon today in Kasese .The most Mountain Challenge involved a 42KM route, 21KM route and 5KM and participants included professional and unprofessional athletes from different parts of the world.

Runners including the MP Kasese Municipality Hon. Kambale Ferigo (right) set to begin the 5KM challenge at the Rwenzori Tusker Lite Marathon.

Komwei Vitalis emerged the best male runner in 42 Kilometers, Viola Chemos Munerya the best female in 42 Kilometers , while the best female in 21 km, is Ms. Ajok Dorcus and the best male in 21 km,  Abel Chibet all from Kapchorwa district.

The winners of the 42KM run being received at the finish line.

The run also attracted people from different walks of life including  persons with disabilities , the elderly and children . And served as a platform for advocating for inclusiveness.

.The business community also reported an increase in income as hotels, boda-bodas, market vendors and others ran out of stock as the demand for their products raised beyond their capacity.

Some of the runners join the cultural dancers at the Marathon.

District leaders who joined the Marathon included; the State Minister for National Guidance , Hon. Godfrey Baluku Kabyanga, Kasese Municipal MP. Hon. Ferigo Kambale, Hon.Harold Tony  Muhindo, Hon. Sowedi Kitanywa, TheDistrict Chairperson and the Mayor for  Kasese Municipality, Chance Kahindo among others.

They expressed their gratitude to the organisers of the Marathon and partners like Nile Breweries , Hima Cement , Britam and other partners for choosing Kasese for the Rwenzori Marathon and giving them an opportunity to showcase the potentials in the district and all pledged continuous participation and support.

The Rwenzori Tusker Lite Marathon is part of the Rwenzori Theluji festival which will annually happen in Kasese  to showcase the stunning landscapes of the Rwenzori Mountains and Queen Elizabeth National Park, including its famous glaciers, towering peaks, lush forests and expansive savannah.


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Key national and International actors in Tourism converged today at Rwenzori international Hotel- kasese municipality to discuss Tourism, trade and investment opportunities and potentials in Kasese and Rwenzori region at large ahead of the Tusker lite Rwenzori Marathon.

The Summit comes as one of the major activities under the Rwenzori Theluji Festival which was launched and gazetted by Minister of state for Tourism Hon. Martin Behinduka Mugarra in year 2022 as a national event to annually happen in Kasese.

The summit which was organized by Kasese Tourism Investors Forum with support from Uganda Tourism Board was attended by delegates from different government agencies and private sector to discuss the future of  Kasese as the best tourism destination.

At the Summit, the key note speaker Hon. Godfrey Kabyanga Kiime the Minister of State for ICT and National Guidance assured congregates of Government commitment to continue building an enabling environment for tourism development in Kasese. He also assured the visitors of the security in the district.

The summit was also attended by Rev James Kim a specialist on Mind Education from Korea who urged Ugandans to embrace voluntarism as the best way to transform their communities. He condemned the bad habit of Ugandans blaming the government for poverty without making voluntary contributions.

Richard Nuwesiga Acting director Investment, Innovation shared on opportunities of investment in Kasese and how the people of Kasese can utilise the Innovation Village which has been planned to be set in the industrial park to give an opportunity to small investors in different value chains.

Amos Wekesa a tourism Investor and lead mobiliser for the Tusker lite Rwenzori Marathon said that he is working so hard to see the Tusker lite lite Marathon become one of the best world’s Marathons. He added that their major target is to bring about 4000 runners to participate in the Rwenzori Tusker lite next year.   He asked the people of Kasese to utilize the Marathon opportunity to make money.

The Rwenzori Theluji event will continue happening in Kasese as an annual Tourism event and comes as a blessing for the actors in Tourism and beyond.

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H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today commissioned the One Stop Border post and the Border Export zone at Uganda – DRC border in Mpondwe Lhubiriha Town council.

The commissioned facilities will bring together all the different agencies of Government involved in export trade including Security, URA , Ministry of Trade , among others and will facilitate over 25000 traders to conduct inter border trade.

Since 2020, business at the border has been affected by the closure of the border due to COVID-19 outbreak which affected the traders and other members of the community whose livelihoods were dependent on cross border business.

In reference to this, the hosting LCI Chairperson and the LC V Chairperson Hon. Muhindi Erifaz Bukombi requested the President to officially open the border to allow the business community conduct cross border business smoothly.

In addition to the above request, the district Chairperson requested the President to consider the following issues; upgrading of  Rukoki HC IV to a hospital, settlement of internally displaced persons(IDPs) , desilting of the rivers, finding a potential investor for kilembe mines company limited , among others.


While addressing the delegates, the President emphasized the issue of commercial farming to improve household incomes.

He called upon families to embrace utilizing inherited land for income generation and children holding shares instead of dividing land for selfish interests.

As requested by the district leadership, the president officially opened the Mpondwe Lhubiriha border and stopped collection of money from citizens to allow them cross the border.


The president pledged to critically look into the District Chairpersons Memorandum presented to him and respond to all the issues raised accordingly.


The event was attended by delegates from Uganda the DRC including security officials, Political leaders , Local Government officials and business community  stakeholders who appreciated Government for these vast projects that will strengthen inter border trade.


Kabugho Sharon

Communications officer.


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The Chief Guest Hon. Minister Peace Mutunzo giving a Speech.

Kasese District celebrated Women’s day yesterday the 12th of  April 2022  in Hima Town Council at Hima Catholic playgound in Busongora North constituency. The function was presided over by Hon. Peace Mutunzo the minister of state for Gender, Labor, and Social-Economic Development as the chief guest.

Kasese Women MP , Hon Kabugho Florance giving a speech

The women MP Kasese Hon Florence Kabugho called upon Kasese leaders to unite towards addressing issues affecting Women. In her words, ” Issues affecting women don’t know your party, they don’t know your religion, they can affect you despite who you are or where you belong “. She added that she did not consider her party to participate in Women’s day celebrations and that is how all leaders should be acting.

The Chief Guest, Hon Minister Peace Mutunzo, called upon Men of Kasese to stop the vice of beating Women .She also condemned early pregnancies and early marriages where Kasese is still among the leading districts and urged parents to take good care of their daughters for a better tomorrow. she recommended division of Kasese District for effective service delivery and also urged Kasese leaders to unite towards the development of Kasese.

As part of celebrating Women, 6 Women and I man were awarded for their struggle of addressing issues affecting women and for being exemplary  to other  women.  Among these were , Mrs Dorothy Nzirambi the Founder Nzirambi Foundation, Mama Agnes Nyabaghole , Hon. Hilda Maate Wabukombi the first female Mayor in Kasese District, the LC III chairperson Mbunga Subcounty , Katugume Fred for advocating for womens rights from Justice Centres Uganda, among others.

The function ended successfully with a lot of entertainment from different schools and Women groups .

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Implementation guidelines for parish model- June 2021

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Kasese District Local Government has received funds from the Ministry of Education and Sports to support the construction of Muhindi primary school in Nyakiyumbu Sub County in Kasese District and hereby invites legible companies to apply under open domestic bidding. The details in regard to this advert can be viewed on the Kasese District Website, and in the Procurement and Disposal Unit, Kasese during working hours. A non refundable fee is shs. 50,000=
The planned procurement schedule (subject to changes) is as follows:
Activity Date/Schedule
a) Publish bid notice 4th February, 2021
b) Pre-bid meeting Nil
c) Bid closing and opening 24th February, 2021
d) Bid evaluation process 26th February, 2021
e) Display and communication of Best Evaluated Bidders notice 3rd March 2021
f) Contract Award and signature 18th March 2021

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