Nuns appeal for cattle
ISINGIRO-Nuns of Kyabirukwa convent have appealed to the Government to restock their cattle that were eaten by Aminâ€™s soldiers during the 1979 war. Superior General Sr. Romina Nyemera said by the time they were attacked, they had the biggest number of cattle in th
ISINGIRO-Nuns of Kyabirukwa convent have appealed to the Government to restock their cattle that were eaten by Aminâ€™s soldiers during the 1979 war. Superior General Sr. Romina Nyemera said by the time they were attacked, they had the biggest number of cattle in the area. The appeal was contained in a speech delivered by the sisters during the commissioning of Kyabirukwa staff house on Friday. The house will accommodate the nuns who work at Kyabirukwa Health Centre III. State minister for animal industry Bright Rwamirama presided over the function. He hailed the nuns for establishing schools and health units.
10 in jail over mob justice
MBARARA-Police are holding 10 people from Kikunda village, Mwizi sub-county, suspected to have been part of a mob that killed two people earlier this month. The suspects were arrested last week following the death of Nathan Twebaze and Mzee Yoweri Murago of Kikunda village, Bushwere parish in Mwizi sub-county on September 1. Mwizi sub-county LC3 chairman Vanance Rurema and councillor Alfred Katebarirwe were also arrested over allegations of extorting money from the murder suspects, promising to get them released on Police bond. They were also said to have instigated the murders.
Kingdom plan launched
TORO-The kingdom has launched its five-year development programme. The kingdom minister in charge of finance, Paul Kasande, said Toro Kingdom would create jobs and also help its people to acquire skills through the promotion of technical education. â€œWe shall also combat HIV/AIDS through awareness campaigns. We cannot treat people because the kingdom does not have hospitals,â€ Kasande said. He said the kingdom would carry out routine immunisation programmes, adding that about sh22b would be spent on the activities.
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