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06:05
06:05

Tensions Flare Over Entebbe Municipal Development Forum Elections street 5

Ssemanda faced challenges as Ssebuliba, who identified himself as a “senior citizen, manufacturer, businessman, and youth,” accused the management of planning a snap election to fill the new MDF slots.
10:30
10:30

Deputy IGG Grill Lira City Leaders Over USIMD Projects World Bank 1 5

Freddie Owiny, the project manager attributed the delays of the project on COVID-19, delayed release of contractual documents, and relocation of utility infrastructures such as UMEME and water pipes. Adding that the incompetence of the contractor and weak contractual agreement which does not favor termination of contract are also to blame.
08:01
08:01

Kabale Market Saga: Fresh Vendors Verification, Lockups Allocation Finally Kicks Off World Bank 3 3

In July 2023, Minister Magyezi ordered a fresh allocation of lockups and stalls in the new central market after meeting dissatisfied vendors who had raised concerns about irregularities in the initial allocation process.
11:21
11:21

Women Get World Bank Boost to Grow Business GROW Project 2 2

Those with common businesses but running impressively will be in position to get loans, while “unique” enterprises will access up to a maximum of shs 200 million grants, depending on the category.
08:33
08:33

Kampala Ministry Embarks on Local Benchmarking Tours Ahead of Mega Infrastructural Development Masaka City Council 1 2

Led by Minister Hajat Minsa Kabanda, the ministry's delegation visited Masaka City Council on Monday to observe the implementation of projects under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development Programme (USMID), focusing on markets, street lighting, urban roads, and drainage networks.
08:20
08:20

CSOs Push for Localized Climate Change Awareness as Gov’t Lay Strategies to Secure Funds World Bank 1 4

With various climate-related issues increasingly evident, Mundulu believes it's imperative to advance the climate change narrative. However, she stresses the importance of adapting global processes to suit local contexts. She asserts that events like COP28 meetings hold significance for communities, underscoring the need to integrate global discussions into local frameworks effectively.
17:46
17:46

Museveni to G77-Many Developing Countries Will Not Meet SDGs Yoweri Museveni 6 1 Top story

President Museveni told the opening of the G77+China Heads of State Summit on Sunday, that while many countries are trying to meet the Agenda 2030, many are faced with challenges that are drawing them back, including climate disasters, unfair treatment in the glob financial industry and other actions of developed countries.
14:20
14:20

Tayebwa Calls for Youth Skilling to Address Unemployment civil war 2 2

Tayebwa said that increased investments in young people will equally have a ripple effect on productivity and, in turn, increase their purchasing power as opposed to spending billions of dollars on conflicts and arms.
15:47
15:47

Gulu City Seeks UGX 1.9B to Repair 652 Non Functional Solar Streetlights World Bank 1

According to a report from Gulu City Engineer, Christo Balmoi Omara, the nonfunctioning streetlights have encountered various technical problems and acts of vandalism.
08:55
08:55

Multiplex Faces Liquidation Damages for Delayed Mbarara City Road Works World Bank 1 2

Isaac Mutenyo, the Project Manager of USMID, says that all extensions have been awarded, but the contractor has failed to meet the deadline, and he is currently in the 100 days of liquidation damages.
08:48
08:48

MPs Want NUSAF Projects Audited World Bank 1 3

Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South MP noted that despite huge sums of money that the Government has spent on poverty eradication programmes, the people of Northern Uganda are being ranked the poorest in the country,
18:47
18:47

Heavy Rains Delay Construction of Roads Supported by USMID Program in Gulu City World Bank 1 2

China Railway 18th Bureau (Group) Co. Ltd commenced construction works on the roads valued at 42.9 Billion shillings on July 23 last year with the project meant to end by October 23 this year.
09:14
09:14

Amuru Locals Resist Planned Establishment of Irrigation Scheme World Bank 1

The scheme funded by the World Bank under the Agriculture cluster development Project is intended to benefit 704 households in Turdakatuba, and Ogali villages in Amuru Sub-county and Ayila village in Guruguru Sub-county.
11:03
11:03

Luwero, Nakaseke Leaders Want Co-funding of Micro Scale Irrigation Program Revised UGFIT 5 1

The Ministry with support from the World Bank through the Uganda Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Program (UgIFT) disbursed over 1.7 Billion Shillings to Luwero district and 1.03 billion Shillings to Nakaseke under the Micro-scale Irrigation Program.
13:22
13:22

Gov’t Targets 353,000 Households with Clean Cooking Technologies carbon emissions 4 1

Irene Batebe, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry revealed that a total investment of about US$20M which will come from both the public and private sector has been earmarked for this fund to enable the public to access upfront capital for clean cooking solutions.
17:08
17:08

Bukalasa Agricultural College Struggles To Attract Students From Luwero World Bank 2 5

On Tuesday, Dr Jane Egau Okou, the Director of Higher, Technical, Vocational Education and Training launched the construction of an additional six lecture rooms worth Shilling 1.3 billion. The construction undertaken by Vambeco Enterprises Limited will be completed in four months.
13:44
13:44

Parliament Endorses Allocation of UGX11 Billion for Slum Upgrade World Bank 1

Jessica Ababiku, the Committee Chairperson, also the Adjumani District Women Representative noted that it was urgent for Government to respond to the growing slums in Kampala, Wakiso, and Mukono.
07:32
07:32

Luwero District Stranded With UGX 1.7B Under Micro Scale Irrigation Programme World Bank 2 5

Mathew Bakabulindi, a farmer at Kanyogogga village in Luwero sub-county, says that he expressed interest and was assessed before he was asked to contribute Shillings 5 million out of the total value of the Shillings 23 million for the solar irrigation equipment.
07:52
07:52

Agro-Input Dealers Petition Parliament Over UGX 21Bn Arrears World Bank

The 110 dealers working under the Agriculture Cluster Development Project – ACDP were contracted to supply inputs that include maize, beans, cassava, rice and coffee to over 10 districts across the country.
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