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18:25
18:25

Mukono Speaker, LC V Chairperson Clash Over District Service Commission Nominees DSC 2 1

The controversy started after the chairperson presented the name of Idris Badru Ssemakula for approval as District Service Commission-DSC chairperson to replace Stella Margret Kiondo who was rejected by the Public Service Commission after receiving complaints from residents questioning her integrity.
09:28
09:28

Mukono Councilors Reject Move to Hire Neighboring District Service Commissions 1 Top story

Wasswa Lukwago, the Seeta-Namugaga councillor, said that a lot is at stake if the district hires an outside commission. “Money to pay these hired commission officials from other districts can be used to help the district do some important work. I, therefore, recommend that another special council may be held to specifically handle that so that the issue is resolved,” he said.
14:09
14:09

Landlord Loses Land Title Hosting Gov't School to Moneylender 1 2 Top story

The Town Clerk, Godfrey Kisekka says they have for so long been trying to recover only the playfield in the municipality that was fenced off by Denis Angura but they were shocked to learn from the landlord that the title on the land hosting the school is in the possession of a money lender.
12:28
12:28

Polio Vaccination Exercise: Mukono Health Workers Demand Allowances Nama Sub County 1 1

The Sub-county Chairperson, Johnbosco Isabirye, says that the ten health workers were denied their allowances despite conducting the exercise. He says that the medical workers brought the matter to his attention and he in turn contacted their bosses who promised to get back in vain.
14:09
14:09

Construction of Mukono Division Headquarters Halted as All Project Documents Disappear 2 1

The divisional councillors passed a resolution in a council sitting to halt the construction saying that they lack a single document about the project as well as its plan. It is alleged that an interdicted staff ran off will all the documents.
12:19
12:19

Boda Boda Riders in Mukono Protest Suspension of Elections 3 1

Last month, the State Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs, Kabuye Kyofatogabye issued guidelines to be followed by Boda Boda operators in the metropolitan area.
17:02
17:02

Minister Muyingo Orders Closure of Boarding Section at Newly Commissioned Seed School 2 2 Top story

Muyingo explained that Seed schools are intended to serve learners within their host communities, which means there is no need for establishing a boarding section.
11:19
11:19

Mukono Town Clerk Tasked to Investigate Illegally Constructed Building on Market Land Kame Valley Market 3 1

The leaders argue that there are no details about the owner and how it was constructed on the market land.
18:21
18:21

Residents Decry Delayed Reconstruction of Nkoko Bridge River Ssezibwa 2 1 Top story

Dan Nsiiro, the Nkoko Village chairperson, says that at least eight people have drowned while trying to cross the river since the bridge collapsed.
16:41
16:41

Leaders Campaign to Restore Namyoya Forest Reserve 3 1

Allan Mawanda, an Environmentalist and Speaker of Mukono Central Division says they have obtained a list over 200 people constructing and others who have secured plans to construct on the contested land, they will release to shame after proper confirmation.
15:45
15:45

Over 40 Children Rounded Up in Crackdown Against Child Labour 2 1

The arrested children also include those accused of harassing people for money on streets within Goma and Central Division under an organized child begging syndicate.
14:27
14:27

Fishermen Up In Arms Against AFALU for Destroying Licensed Boats 3 1 Top story

Charles Kuteesa, another boat owner at Busoke accuses the members of AFALU of destroying their boats without any explanation. He says that they need over Shillings 400, 000 to repair each of the vandalized boats.
09:44
09:44

Residents Query Companies Contracted to Manage Waste in Mukono Municipality 1 3

George William Ssemakula, a resident of Nabuti in Mukono Central Division, says that without a base in the municipality, garbage collection in the municipality will remain a myth.
14:21
14:21

Manpower Shortages Hamper Polio Vaccination Campaign in Mukono 4 1

The district dispatched 108 medical workers to carry out the exercise in the entire district with each parish receiving one medical worker. The district targets to vaccinate 147, 000 children.
09:55
09:55

Mukono Municipality Asks Health Ministry to Take Over Rotary Hospital 1 1

The 2 billion Shillings facility was constructed by the Rotary Club of Kampala on 10-acres of land donated to Rotary in 1996, by the Late Rotarian George Kasedde Mukasa for the Club to implement a community service project.
07:49
07:49

Kasolo Gives Buvuma Leaders Two Week's Ultimatum to Return Emyoga Funds 2 1 Top story

Buvuma LC V Chairperson, Ddungu says that the loan recovery is not failing because of the money he took but the poor monitoring of the projects of the beneficiaries.
12:50
12:50

Two Gov't Schools in Mukono in Sorry State, Skeptical About Reopening 3 3

The Head Teacher, Nathan Kalema, says that they used the money to buy handwashing facilities and slash bushes around the school. He says that they have asked district authorities to allow them to operate double-shift classes given the status of the school.
10:28
10:28

Mukono Leaders Clash Over Use of Borehole Drilling Equipment 1

Mukono district procured the borehole drilling machine eight years ago from Thai Appropriate Technology Co. Ltd at Shillings 900 million to increase the number of boreholes in the district so as to address the problem of water scarcity especially in rural areas. The district also expected to hire out the machine to raise local revenue.
13:59
13:59

Mukono Assistant Town Clerk Interdicted Over Mismanagement of Local Revenue

The internal audit report conducted in October last year obtained indicates that Ssemyalo failed to account for over 1 Billion Shillings of local revenue collected in the financial year 2020/2021.
14:09
14:09

Parents Asked to Volunteer Labour in Renovating Public Schools 2 1

Reports indicate that as schools reopen, many of them are struggling with dilapidated structures ruined over the last two years when the buildings were not in use. Schools in Uganda have been closed for close to two years, as one of the measures undertaken by the government to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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