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13:29
13:29

Market Tenderers in Madi Okollo Faulted for Non-Remittance of Revenue Local Revenue 4 1

Reuben Candia, a member of the committee disclosed that out of the total 187 million shillings budgeted revenue for Market tenders in the current financial 2023/2024 only 70 million shillings had been remitted by the tenderers by the end of February 2024.
12:24
12:24

Arua City Offers Free Stalls in New Market to Vendors 1 2

Under the initiative, the vendors will be given a six-month grace period to settle in the main market to enable them raise enough money before they start paying monthly fees for the stalls.
09:06
09:06

URSB Starts Mass Registration of Informal Businesses in West Nile Norbert Mao 1 3

The mass business registration campaign, branded "kiri easy, formalize today," aims to enroll 873,546 businesses by the end of the 2026/27 financial year.
11:52
11:52

UNRA Starts Repairs on Flooded Sinyanya- Adjumani Road Section 1 1

Allan Ssempebwa, the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) communications Officer explains that they expect the works to be complete by the end of next week, such that the suspended Obongi-Sinyanya Ferry can resume normal operations.
10:42
10:42

Five Post Bank Staff in Custody Over Theft of UGX 138M 2 1

Preliminary reports indicate that the money went missing during transit from the Post Bank Arua branch, which is located along Avenue Road in Arua City to Yumbe District, an allegation the bank has since denied.
09:02
09:02

Maracha District Imposes UGX 10,000 on Staff Loans to Boost Revenue 1 2

According to Stephen Obitre, the move is aimed at enhancing the local revenue Mobilization efforts for the district to improve service delivery.
10:42
10:42

URA Relaxes Rules for Motorcycle Registration in West Nile 2 1

Henry Musasizi, the Minister of State for Finance Planning and Economic Development highlighted that the temporary measure following a petition by the local leaders from the West Nile sub region.
08:45
08:45

Floods Cut Off Road Connecting Adjumani, Obongi Districts 1 1

As a result, the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA has suspended the operations of the Obongi-Sinyanya ferry effective today, February 14, 2024, to avert possible safety hazards. Travellers have been advised to use the Laropi-Umi Ferry as an alternative to cross either to Adjumani or Obongi district.
12:28
12:28

Gov’t to Compensate West Nile Tobacco Farmers Next Financial Year 3 1

The farmers under their umbrella body, West Nile Cooperative Union in the 2018/2019 finanicial year sold their tobacco to Continental Tobacco Company amounting to Uganda shillings 12 billion but the company only managed to pay about 2.4 billion shillings leaving a balance of 9.7 billion shillings.
08:37
08:37

URA Adopts Intelligence Led Operation To End Deaths in West Nile 1 2

Over the past years, confrontations between URA enforcement teams and the local community have led to the death of innocent civilians as well as URA officials
08:53
08:53

Nebbi Municipality Emyooga SACCOs Disappear With Millions of Funds 3 1

Geoffrey Ngirkeri, the Nebbi municipal Mayor, reveals that out of the 18 Emyooga SACCOs that received initial funding from the government, only 4 have received additional funds. Ngirkeri emphasizes plans to revitalize the disbanded SACCOs to ensure fund recovery.
23:26
23:26

Arua City Fish Mongers Protest Over Impounded Trucks 1 3

The fish mongers, who are mostly women threatened to strip naked if the fish they bought using their hard-earned money was not released. They accused Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF soldiers of impounding six trucks for allegedly carrying immature fish from the neighbouring South Sudan for more than two weeks now.
13:09
13:09

Terego District Commercial Officer On Spot Over Emyooga Accountability 1 2

Mario Obiga Kania, the Member of parliament for Terego East constituency also the State Minister for Lands, Housing and Urban development challenged the elected leaders not to sleep on their job but monitor government programmes like Emyooga and the Parish Development Module (PDM)
14:01
14:01

Lack Of Electricity Renders Rhino Camp Cotton Ginnery Idle 1 2

John Onenarach, the operations manager of Rhino Camp Cotton Ginnery explains that they have been running the facility using two diesel generators with a fuel consumption of 600 litres per eight hours which is very costly. He says the Ginnery needs 500 kVA power supply to successfully run the operations. According to the Onenarach, the lack of operations at the ginnery is just temporary and they are working around to ensure they resume operations.
13:22
13:22

Museveni Orders Independent Enquiry into Madi Okollo Shooting 2

On Wednesday last week, URA enforcement officers, engaged in impounding unregistered motorcycles at Okollo Town Council, reportedly fired shots when residents began throwing stones in an attempt to stop the operation.
16:46
16:46

West Nile Leaders Demand Review of URA Enforcement Operations 1 3

Atidra was shot by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officers during an operation to impound numberless motorcycles at Okollo Town Council in Madi Okollo district on Wednesday.
08:44
08:44

Four Injured in URA Operation in Madi Okollo 2 1

The incident happened on Wednesday as the URA enforcement team who were coming from Arua attempted to impound a numberless motorcycle from a rider only identified as Abeja.
16:14
16:14

Arua Hill SC Crisis Deepen As Owners Trade Accusations Over Woes 1

In a statement on his official X handle Thursday 28, December 2023, Adams Lematia, the clubs Media Manager and co-owner openly expressed his frustration about the state at the West Nile Based club noting that the little efforts have been frustrated by his co-owner, an allegation Mbabazi has since denied.
08:03
08:03

Poor Recovery of Funds Threatening Youth, Women Programs in Maracha 2 1

William Drimbaku, chairperson of the Social Services and Community Services Committee, expresses concern that the sustainability of these programs is in jeopardy due to the poor fund recovery. These programs operate on a revolving basis, relying on recovered funds to finance new beneficiary groups.
14:18
14:18

Simsim Farmers in Madi Okollo Struggle to Protect Harvests from Thieves 1 2

Swaib Toko, the Madi Okollo Resident District Commissioner advised the farmers to desist from the ancient practice of leaving harvested Simsim in the garden.
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