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22:35
22:35

Strong Winds Destroy Houses in Kasese District heavy winds 2 1

Vicent Sakwira the area chairperson says seven of the affected houses were completely brought down by the winds that last over two hours.
12:53
12:53

FPU Warns Unlicensed Fishermen on Lake George, Edward operating licenses 4 2

Lt. Musa Mugogo, the commandant on the Fisheries Protection Unit in charge of the two lakes, says they are aware of the increasing number of people operating illegally on the lake.
11:26
11:26

Internet Usage Significantly Increased In Last One Year-Report 5 1

Titled “The State of Digital Rights and Internet Users in Uganda”, the report shows that the number of internet users in Uganda drastically increased to 20 million by September 2020 from less than 18million a year before.
13:49
13:49

Fire Guts Carpentry Workshops in Kasese 4 2

Bernard Kazoora, the LCI Chairperson said that the fire gutted the business premises in the wee hours of Thursday morning and spread out to the entire workshops.
15:26
15:26

Kasese Farmers Turn to Apple Growing 5 2

The chairperson Kasese Apple Growers Organization-KAGO John Kamadi says they have ventured in the plant to diversify their household incomes.
14:51
14:51

Mumbere to Subjects: Kingdom Wows Politically Motivated King Mumbere 4 1 Top story

In his message, Mumbere said all the trouble that the kingdom has gone through in the past years is a result of preplanned moves orchestrated by elements that are against the kingdom and him as an individual.
13:25
13:25

Kasese Municipal Teachers Default on UGX 150M Sacco Loan 5 2

Steven Nabende, the Chairperson of Walimu Sacco, says the mode of recovering the money from the KAMTA has been very poor. He says the money has since accumulated to Shillings 300 million because of interest and penalties.
12:16
12:16

Kasese Fish Traders Ask Government To Open Border, Markets For Business 5 2

Haruna Daud, a fish trader says his business capital has gone down from over Shillings 10 million to Shillings 2milion since the suspension of the operations of Mpondwe market.
16:07
16:07

Kasese Residents Demand Sensitization on UWA Law 6 1

Geoffrey Asiimwe Kamuhanda a resident of Kahendero landing site says they had a community engagement with UWA in 2019 and asked for public information on new laws and issues to do with human and wildlife conflicts.
11:49
11:49

Fishermen Warned Against Use of Pancakes to Catch Fish 4 1

FPU commander Lt. Col. Dick Kirya Kaija says the oils affect the digestive system of the fish and are not recommended to be fed on aquatic life.
12:37
12:37

Border Town in Kasese Loses 1 Billion Annual Revenue Mpondwe-Lhubiriha 3 1

The town council chairperson Sylvester Mapozi says they had estimated to run on a 2.5 Billion Shillings budget for the financial year 2020/2021 but have only managed to realise 1.5 Billion Shillings most of which was a contribution from the central government.
11:34
11:34

Business Paralysed in Kasese as DRC Nationals Protest Against UN Mission Congolese 2 5

The UN mission has more than 12,000 troops deployed, most in the vast country’s mineral-rich east, where killings more than doubled last year. More than 330 people have been killed and 40,000 others displaced over the last three months alone as a result of the clashes, according to the Kivu Security Tracker, which maps unrest in the region.
11:22
11:22

Local Gov't Ministry Opposes Directive On Operationalisation of New Administrative Units local government 2 1

The State Minister for Local Government Jennifer Namuyangu says that the directive is unrealistic because some of the new units do not have any sources for local revenue.
15:25
15:25

Government Asked to Use Local Contractors for Implementing District Projects 5 1

Richard Rwabuhinga, the chairperson Kabarole District says local governments are stuck with project money on their accounts because government delays to pick its contractors.
10:21
10:21

Katwe Town Council Looking for UGX 200M To Revamp Historic Munyanyange Playing Ground 1 1

John Bosco Kananura, the Mayor Katwe-Kabatoro town council says that they want to revamp the playground with the aim of boosting sporting activities in the area. He adds that the playfield is suitable for boasting tourism in the district.
15:17
15:17

Kasese Farmers Accuse RDCs of Fueling Kabukero Land Conflict 3 1

Godeon Bwambale a farmer in the area accuses the leaders for conniving with pastoralists to continue grazing their cattle from the land even when all such activities were banned.
16:32
16:32

UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys Illegal Fishing Gears on Lake George 3 1 Top story

Hajara Namugabu, the chairperson of the Mahyoro landing site says that they have been partnering with FPU to impound illegal fishing gears.
11:45
11:45

"Unknown" People Settle on Muhokya IDP Camp Land 3 1 Top story

Joseph Singoma, the Senior Planner Kasese District says they received reports that some of the displaced persons were inviting relatives to come and illegally establish structures in the camp.
11:03
11:03

Local Government Leaders Blame Government For Election Loss 7 2 Top story

Francis Kibuuka Amooti, the Mubende LC V chairperson, says that it’s unfortunate that local governments have been disempowered by the central government making them less effective.
07:22
07:22

Pictorial: Kasese Hosts 25th ULGA Annual General Meeting Top story

Over 50 members attended the AGM physically while over 200 others followed the proceeding online with the Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs issued by the Health Ministry to curtail the spread of coronavirus.
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