Abubakar Wafuba, a boda boda rider in Mbale city says that the bad state of the road has resulted into several accidents especially at the bridge because despite of Hakim Watenyeli, a resident of Mbale City blames the defects on the road on the negligence of duty by the authorities.
Olowo decided to close the One-Stop Trading Center citing the lack of sanitary facilities, which comprises hygiene. According to Olowo, the traders had resorted to defecting in polythene bags and dumping them in the nearby bushes and the roadside.
Kapchorwa LC V Chairperson, Evelyn Kubalika, says that they held a meeting on Thursday last week involving the district and municipal council authorities where they resolved to demolish the illegal structures at Boma grounds.
Mable Twegumye, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at Kamwenge Central Police Station told URN that Kamwesiga and Kaijabwango have been masquerading as Kamwenge district Human Resource Officer and Deputy Human Resource Officer respectively to con money for desperate job seekers.
Mutuuzo said that 200 million shillings was availed to some parishes of Bunyangabu district and that each parish was allocated 30 million shillings revolving fund to be paid back within a period of six months.
Dr Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer blames the poor turn up for the COVID-19 vaccination for negative information on social media. He says that they have trained 175 health workers and Village Health Teams (VHTs) that will be distributed in all sub-counties asking the public to disregard the negative social media report and turn up for vaccination.
The minister’s visit to Mbale City follows public outcry especially from vendors who said that the slow progress of works on Cathedral and Naboa roads has made the roads impassable due to flooding caused by the ongoing rains.
The council meeting was pushed to Wednesday, next week after it emerged that Rogers Ejotu, the Clerk to Council in Kaberamaido didn't do his job of preparing documents and reports for councilors to deliberate on during the meeting. Ejotu is reported to have travelled to Soroti for a workshop, according his boss, John Stephen Kasada, the Chief Administrative Officer- CAO of Kaberamaido.
In a petition signed by 24 councillors, Muhereza is accused of alleged misuse of government facilities. It is alleged that Muhereza forcefully allocated himself district vehicles from the departments of education and health, which hindered service delivery.
Alfred Malinga, the Chief Administrative Officer explained that the District does not have enough resources to support these schools. He is worried that they may not be able to accommodate learners when schools open after the lock down.
The 1. 8 Billion Shillings Kakabara-Nabingola road was constructed under the Development Response to Displacement Impact Project-DRDIP. The program that is under the Office of the Prime Minister is intended to support refugee-hosting communities.
In the petition dated 10th/09/2021, signed by 9 councilors who indicated that they got concerned when the district was paying 100,000 to the VHTs starting with an installation of 50,000 which contradicts the National guidelines of a conditional grant for covid19.
According to them, this has left them in a dilemma of which explanation to give to their electorates on why Manafwa district is handling the covid19 money with uniqueness from its neighbours.
This comes after Eng. Silver Mugisha, the managing director NWSC told the legislators that they are only mandated to operate in cities, municipalities and a few urban town councils which are designated to them by the Ministry of water.