Obed Kankiriho

Obed Kankiriho
Journalism is not just a job; it is a calling. Mr Obed Kankiriho believes journalism is one of the few platforms where the views of the oppressed and marginalized can be heard. This is what his journalism aims to do: bring to light untold stories.

July, 2024

  • 24 July

    Politicians Turn Church Fundraiser into Political Rally, Leaving Christians in Shock in Kabale

    Summary: Minister Bahati cautioned the public against engaging in identity politics, emphasizing that sectarianism contradicts the NRM’s goal of uniting the country for development. KABALE: Politicians in Ndorwa West County, Kabale district, turned a fundraising event for completing a priest’s house at Karujanga Catholic Church in Katuna Town Council into …

  • 22 July

    Kigezi Leaders to Hold High-Level Meeting on Wetland Evictions

    Summary: While addressing the country on Saturday, President Museveni supported the National Environment Management Authority’s ongoing evictions of encroachers in wetlands nationwide. Once extended to Kigezi, the forceful eviction will affect about 32,000 households in Kabale, Rukiga, and Rubanda. KABALE: Leaders in the Kigezi Sub-region are set to hold a …

  • 21 July

    Refund the Money or Resign – Kabale DRDC Warns PDM Saboteurs

    Summary: Bakak who is planning to conduct an oversight visit to monitor PDM progress in Kahungye Sub County, Ndorwa West County in Kabale District tomorrow (Monday), says that saboteurs must either refund the money or resign. KABALE: The Kabale Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Ronald Andrew Bakak, has asked PDM Saboteurs …

  • 21 July

    Kabale DRDC Bakak Orders Investigation into Leaders Defending Parish Development Model Saboteurs

    Summary: However, Nzeirwe Denis Ndyomugyenyi, a former Kabale District LC5 Chairperson aspirant, and Counsel Wilbroad Atwebembeire Rwamunahe, argue that corruption within the PDM program is now a societal issue. KABALE: The Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Ronald Andrew Bakak, has instructed the Police in Kabale District to investigate leaders who are …

  • 21 July

    UCU Honors Media Pioneer Dr. Turyagyenda for Decades of Impact in Christian Communications

    Summary: Rev. Turyagyenda was instrumental in proposing the Mass Communication Program at Uganda Christian University. MUKONO: During the 25th Graduation Ceremony at Uganda Christian University (UCU) in Mukono, the School of Journalism, Media, and Communication honored Rtd. Rev. Canon Dr. Jackson Turyagyenda for his significant contributions to the media industry …

  • 19 July

    Kabale High Court Sentences Two to 30 Years Over Murder of 70-Year-Old Woman in Kisoro

    Summary: Fausta Mukankusi, 41, and Innocent Niyonzima, 26, both from Kisoro municipality, were convicted of murdering Florence Bashimiki, a resident of Nyaruyaga village in the Kisoro district. KABALE: The High Court in Kabale has sentenced two individuals to Ndorwa Government Prison for the murder of a 70-year-old woman in the …

  • 18 July

    Kabale Officials Arrested for Misappropriation and Extortion of PDM Funds

    Summary: Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Godfrey Nyakahuma, interrogated Mubangizi, asking why and under whose instruction he confiscated the SIM cards. Mubangizi claimed there was no network. KABALE: The Kabale Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Ronald Andrew Bakak, has ordered the arrest of seven parish chiefs and one SACCO leader for the …

  • 17 July

    Bobi Wine Praises Besigye for Political Mentorship and Unity

    Summary: Kyagulanyi also acknowledged Dr. Besigye’s role in creating unity within the opposition. RUKUNGIRI: The President of the National Unity Platform, Robert Sentamu Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, has commended the former President of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party, Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye, for his mentorship in …

  • 16 July

    Kabale District Launches Di-CARD Project to Combat Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases

    Summary: According to the Uganda 2023 National Non-Communicable Diseases Risk Factor Survey, diabetes affects up to 3.3% of the population. The survey also indicates that one in four adults has hypertension, and one in three adults is either overweight or obese. KABALE: Kabale District Local Government, in partnership with the …

  • 14 July

    We Need to Work Closely with Minister Musasizi for Rubanda to Develop – MP Kamuntu

    Summary: “If we focus on internal conflicts, we will miss out on government benefits. Given that we are fortunate to have the Finance Ministerial post, we need to humble ourselves and work closely with Minister Musasizi for the benefit of Rubanda’s residents,” MP Kamuntu stated. RUBANDA: The Rubanda West County …