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18:11
18:11

Maracha District Emyooga Beneficiaries Protest Delayed Remittance of Funds Emyooga Program 1 3

The Emyoga group members became bitter particularly with the district commercial officer for cancelling the training and funds cannot be released before the training is conducted. The angry members demanded an immediate apology from the officials.
17:08
17:08

Mubende Municipality gets UGX 14 Billion for Roads Construction. 6

Frank Mpewo, the Mubende municipality deputy Town Clerk says that the fund will construct more than 3 roads in the municipality, mainly Lubanga Road (0.996 km), Second Link road (0 .8 Km) , and Kasaana- Kabalega Road (0 .85Km). The contract was awarded to a Chinese company (CHINA –WU-YI- CO.LTD ).
15:04
15:04

Heavy Rain Worsens Appalling State of Shortcuts Along Kampala-Jinja Highway Kampala-Jinja Road 3 2

Simon Muguluma a taxi driver notes that they are now choosing to stay in traffic jam for almost six hours on one stretch of Mbalala-Bweyogerere when it rains, rather than using shortcuts where they get stranded or vehicles break down making them incur heavy expenses.
12:28
12:28

Rampant Thefts in Buyaga Town Council Scare Traders and Investors 4

The angry traders also accuse the town council authorities for failing to install security lights as a measure to scale down the rampant thefts which they say have scared away prominent investors that had a stake in developing the town council.
12:14
12:14

Deadline for Swearing in of Local Gov’t Leaders Set Judiciary Uganda

Langa reminded the Chief Magistrates that swearing in of incoming District Executive Committees must be conducted within seven days from May 12th 2021 in accordance with Section 169 of the Local Government Act, and to ensure its completed by 19th May 2021.
16:52
16:52

Natural Resource Departments Have no Funds to Monitor Pipeline Project 1 4

According to Godfrey Mutemba, the Lwengo District Natural Resources Officer, their departments don’t have a vote within the EACOP budget and are as such, incapable of following up on environment-related concerns that were indicated in the Environment Impact Assessment report.
12:21
12:21

Fisheries Protection Unit Accused of Abetting Illegal Fishing on L. Kyoga illegal boats 6 1

Last year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries lifted the ban on Lake Kyoga but directed that only boats with an interior overall length of 28-feet, recommended fishnets and registered fishermen are allowed on the Lake. Although the ministry maintained the deployment of unit personnel to enforce the guidelines, the same are now accused of abetting illegal fishing.
10:15
10:15

Absence of Service Commission Fails Recruitment of 40 Staff in Gulu District 1

The service commission which consists of five members has only two members, whose term is still running, leaving out the rest whose term had expired.
09:04
09:04

Gulu District Sells 30 Plots of Land to Settle Compensation for Dismissed Staff debt 2 1

The District Council passed a resolution in 2001 for the termination of contracts of Parish Chiefs who were working in the various Sub Counties across the district. The resolution led to the termination of contracts for 89 Parish Chiefs who later dragged the district to court and sought compensation for unlawful termination.
08:33
08:33

Hundreds Sleeping in the Cold as Floods Submerge Houses in Napak flash floods 2

Dozens of housing units have collapsed while others are on the verge of collapsing. The displaced persons are currently living along the streets, open places and around the Kangole Catholic Church as they await government intervention. Some of the affected families are struggling to open channels for the water to flow out of their homes.
11:39
11:39

Garbage Management Still a Challenge For New Cities 1 3

The uncollected garbage or litter is common on the streets, in the corridors of buildings, and clogs drainages whenever it rains hence causing unprecedented floods.
09:05
09:05

Kasese Councillors Demand Special Grant for District 1 2

The councillors say several revenue sources that included open markets near river Nyamwamba, Kilembe mines factory among other avenues were destroyed by last year’s floods.
16:25
16:25

Expectant Mothers Stuck As Floods Devastate Kyotera 2 3

The floods that had initially cut off Kyapa-Kasensero road intensified last week following the persistent rainfall in the area. This is the only road that connects Kasensero and Kyebe communities to Kyotera –Mutukula highway. As a result, the health workers and other road users can hardly cross to either side of the road.
12:51
12:51

Nakasongola District Council Defies Minister, Votes to Create New Sub-County 1 3

On April 9, Raphael Magyezi, the Minister of Local Government issued a circular to District chairpersons and mayors informing them of the suspension of the creation of new administrative units in villages, parishes, sub-counties, town councils, divisions, municipalities and districts. In the circular, Magezi said that the units have serious budgetary implications and bearing on national programmes such as elections, Population and Housing Census, among others.
10:37
10:37

Mbarara District Records Shortfall in Local Revenue 1 2

According to the Secretary of Finance and Budgeting Basil Bataringaya, there was a shortfall of 400 million shillings out of the expected 1 billion shillings. The shortfall affected most activities that had been planned for implementation.
10:28
10:28

Nakasongola District Councillors Resolve to Retain Govt Smartphones 5 2

In October 2020, Nakasongola district procured 25 smartphones worth 10 million Shillings and handed them to Councillors and the LCV Chairperson to aid them in research and communication during their term. The Councillors signed a Memorandum of Understanding to maintain the phones and hand them back to the district upon completion of their term.
08:29
08:29

Soroti City to Privatize Garbage Management in New Market Soroti Main Market 2 2

Moses Otimong, the Acting City Clerk Soroti, says that they are considering a public-private partnership specifically for the new market once it is operationalized.
17:50
17:50

Loser of Lwengo Workers Elections Petitions Court 1 1

In a petition filed at Masaka High Court Registry, Ponsiono Balikka Matovu who contested as an independent candidate says the elections conducted on January 27th 2021, were marred with inconsistencies that affected the overall results and the integrity of the process.
17:22
17:22

Kasese Councillors Agree to Reduce Their Emoluments over Low Revenue Collection 4 5

The council also resolved to cut down on the emoluments of the council’s speaker, the mayor and their deputies.
17:04
17:04

Kitgum District Budget Up By One Percent 3 1

According to the draft budget, Education and sports took the lion share of shillings 13.2 billion followed by health and environment at shillings 7 billion, administration at 4.7 billion and production and marketing at shillings 4.5 billion.
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