Wednesday, 23 May 2012
By: Kasese online news team Police in Kasese is holding two people in connection with the killing of security guard at Ikongo Sacco bank Ibanda branch, in Bugoye sub-county Kasese district. Mr. Doviko Kasangaki was found tied and killed in a car parked next to the bank. The Bugoye sub-county chairman Aprunale Bwambale confirmed that one Sunday Bijweke and his father Byamukama have been arrested to help police in investigations. He said that a police dog was brought in the area to trace for suspected criminals and the dog led police investigating officers to the house of Mr. Sunday Bijweke of Ibanda one village. Thugs broke into the bank after killing the security guard and took away unspecified amount of money. Ikongo sacco officials have for security reasons not disclosed the amount of money that was in the safe by the time of the attack.
By: Kasese online news team The number of children with disabilities joining school has increased drastically in Kasese district an official with Kasese district Union of Persons with disabilities has revealed. Phestus Mutebi reported on Tuesday 22/05/2012 afternoon that primary schools admitting children with disabilities have shown an increase in numbers. Rukoki model, Kinyamaseke, Mpondwe and Base Camp primary schools have been earmarked to attend to children with disabilities. Mutebi who heads operations Day project with KADUPEDI commended the support of stakeholders to ensure quality of children with learning difficulties. He said that with support from the Belgian Technical Corporation (BTC) through Kasese district local government a hostel for children with disabilities was under construction at Kinyamaseke primary school. He however noted that some children were still faced with the challenge of lack of scholastic materials and school fees among others.
By Kasese online news team The Resident district Commissioner Kasese Captain James Mwesigye has been transferred after four years of service in Kasese district. Captain Mwesigye is said to have been deployed on a special mission to Amuru district by the office of the president. Last week Mwesigye said that his transfer has been based on a special deployment by the president. Mr. Milton Odongo who has been RDC Amuru has also been transferred to Kasese indicating a cross transfer of the two presidential representatives. The New Kasese RDC has today reported in Kasese but it’s not yet clear when he would be handed the office officially.
Monday, 21 May 2012
By: Kasese Online news team The body of a Kilembe Mines worker the late Simon Kachayi Munduwayi who drowned in the underground water on April 8th has been removed from the caves on Sunday 20/05/2012 afternoon. The Chairman of the Uganda Red Cross Kasese Branch Joseph Nzukwa told Kasese Guide Radio that the body was removed and a postmortem test held at Kilembe Mines hospital. On Sunday,evening the body was handed over to the family members for burial to be conducted Today Monday 21/05/2012 at his home area in Bunyandiku. Nzukwa said that from a nearby view, the body was still fresh after spending about one and a half months in the underground tunnels. According to the officials of Kilembe Mines, the process of retrieving the body from the undergrounds delayed due to frequent mechanical breakdowns in the pumping machinery. Reports indicate that Kilembe Mines Limited will meet the funeral costs and the daily welfare accorded to the family of the deceased since the time of the accident. Efforts to get a comment from the General Manager Kilembe Mines Limited Fred Kyakonye were futile because he was out of the district on official duties.