Welcome to Kikuube District Local Government

Our Vision

A Vibrant Well Planned and Accomodative Model District With Healthy, Educated and Economically Empowered Population By 2040

Our Mission

To achieve sustainable socio-economic development through efficient provision of quality services to the people of Kikuube in conformity with national and local priorities”.

OUR BACKGROUND

POPULATION

CLIMATE

Kikuube District is one of the new districts in the country located in Bunyoro Kingdom; It was established by an Act of Parliament and became operational on 1st July 2018; Kikuube was curved out of Hoima District and covers the entire Buhaguzi County. The district is composed of 1 County, 5 Sub Counties namely; Bugambe, Buhimba, Kabwoya, Kiziranfumbi and Kyangwali. Read MoreThe District has a total projected population of 443,752 including that of refugees out of which 222,640 are males (50.2%) and 221,112 females (49.8%). In terms of percentage, the population of Kikuube is evenly distributed at 50%. The host population is 320,792 and refugees 122,112 which is 26.3% of the total population. The refugee settlement is located in Kyangwali Sub County. Read MoreKikuube District has a sharp variation in rainfall distribution, mainly due to differences in the landscape. The landscape ranges from the low-lying Rift Valley floor to the rift escarpment, and the raised hill ranges. The Rift Valley floor lies in a rain shadow and has the least amount of rainfall. Read More

CULTURE

SOIL

LIVELIHOOD

The Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara was established following the collapse of the Empire of Kitara in the 16th century. The founders of Kitara were known as the Abatembuzi, a people who were later succeeded by the Abachwezi. Omukama of Bunyoro is the title given to cultural leader of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom. Read MoreKikuube soils are ferralitic and generally acidic. However, they have adequate organic matter especially on the lower slopes and in the valleys. The soils are typically loam and deep on the valley slopes but tend to be shallower on the upper slopes. Soil erodibility is low, rainfall erosive is generally moderate.Agriculture is the main source of livelihood for about 90% of the population, both in terms of basic nutritional needs, income-generating activities and social organization. Maize, rice, cassava, banana, beans are the main food crops whereas tobacco, tea and sugar cane are the main cash crops grown in the district. Read More