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15:14
15:14

Retired Judge, Kalungu Residents Clash Over Land 3

Led by Andrew Kawalya, the residents claim that they acquired the contested one acre piece of land from the late Josephine Namusisi in 1991 for use as a community playground.
13:41
13:41

Poor Community Roads Irk Rubirizi Residents Rubirizi District 5 1

The roads were opened under the Community Agriculture Infrastructure Improvement Programme (CAIIP) Project III in 2016.
11:27
11:27

Rural Electrification Project in Kalungu Marred by Bribery Claims 3 1

Leaders and residents accuse the contractors who were hired to build the power line in the area of manipulating the project through extortion.
15:48
15:48

Karangura Sub County Residents Protest Reallocation of Seed School Funds Richard Rwabuhinga 2

Rwabuhinga explained to URN in an interview that government's plan is to construct a secondary school in each sub county in the country. He says as far as the council is concerned, St Joseph's Karangura Secondary school is complete and they cannot add it more funds.
14:04
14:04

Isingiro District Gets First COVID-19 Community Case MOH 1

Isingiro Resident District Commissioner Herbert Muhangi says that the district gets many people from Tanzania trying to enter the country illegally to sell merchandise. At the same time, a number of Ugandans go to Tanzania to till gardens.
11:27
11:27

Nansana Mayor, Councilors Clash Over Exemption Tax exemption 3

Hussein Kivumbi Balinnya, the Gombe Division LC III Councilor wonders how the mayor expects to raise funds to carry out key activities such as waste management, which are not financed by the Central government.
05:58
05:58

Task Force Struggles to Manage Children Isolated with Mothers in Arua 2 2

The Quarantine Centre has 26 suspects, which include six Ugandans and 20 foreign nationals mainly from South Sudan. 23 of the secluded persons have been categorized as high-risk travellers who have moved from Uganda to South Sudan during the time of the COVID-19 contagion.
17:09
17:09

UNRA Starts Repairs of Docking Piers 5 2

Allan Ssempebwa Kyobe, the UNRA Spokesperson says that the works will be completed at the end of August. “The landing sites were low lying that is why they got submerged and now we need to pile more stones and other materials to raise the docking areas,” Ssempebwa says.
11:01
11:01

Eastern Uganda Districts Lacking Ambulance Services 4

Jonathan Wangis, the Mbale district Health Officer says that the absence of ambulances at both the regional hospital and the district health Center IVs has grappled emergency health services in the region.
21:04
21:04

President Museveni Advises Taxi Drivers to Form Apex Body Ministry of Kampala 1 4

According to State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya, the president is concerned that the numerous splinter groups and associations of Taxi drivers and operators are threatening the efficient management and development of the transport industry. Namugwanya was speaking during a meeting with the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Friday.
16:41
16:41

LCIII Chairpersons Petition Minister Over Delayed Distribution of Motorcycles 3 1

Mubarak Ssekikubo the LCIII Chairperson of Nakisunga sub-county notes that they want the Ministry to inform the chairpersons about the progress of the motorcycle purchase since they facing an urgent need of monitoring government programs during this period of Covid-19.
15:59
15:59

2,500 Elderly Persons to Benefit from SAGE Program in Hoima 3 1

This is the first time that the elderly persons in Hoima are enrolled to benefit from the program since its inception 10 years ago. In its pilot, the government extended support to persons aged above 65 in selected districts, except for Karamoja where the bar was lowered to persons aged 60.
15:37
15:37

Location of Mbarara City South Division Headquarters Divides Leaders 5 1

Last week at the inauguration ceremony of Mbarara City, the Minister of Local Government Raphael Magyezi, directed that Mbarara City south division headquarters be located at Nyamitanga as it is in the centre of other two former divisions.
12:18
12:18

Masaka City Leaders Tasked to Account for Public Assets Masaka City Council 4

The lost assets include among others; the Mayor’s Gardens, the Children’s Park, Masaka Bus Park, Masaka Public Library and Women’s Resource Center, Kkumbu forest reserve, Transit Parking yard at Kyabakuza, Old Kkumbu estates, Masaka golf course, Bwala public play grounds, Masaka Recreation grounds, the Municipality town yard and several green belt spaces and plots within the central business area.
06:21
06:21

Kalungu District Headquarters Develop Cracks Before Completion 3 2

On July 3, the district leadership relocated their administration offices to occupy the half-complete structure. But there are already visible cracks emerging from the building’s foundation through the walls of the ground floor which is being occupied by the different department offices.
12:12
12:12

Contractor Abandons Gravity Flow Scheme in Rubanda District 1 6

Residents say that rehabilitation works have been halted under unclear circumstances. They say that works stopped before the water started flowing.
11:49
11:49

Over 1,000 Amuru Civil Servants Commute to Work from Gulu Amuru Town Council. 1 3

Robert Olanya, a resident of Amuru Town Council disclosed to Uganda Radio Network - URN that offices at the district headquarters always open beyond the official time of 8:00am as stipulated in the Ministry of Public Service standing order.
17:02
17:02

Police Raids Busia Aspirant’s Home 1 4 Top story

Eriya Elepot, the Busia District Police Commander-DPC, says their aim was to search the home in connection to the raid on the Electoral Commission offices on Monday last week.
12:57
12:57

Inadequate Local Revenue Collection, Corruption in Nansana Irks Local Gov't Minister 1 3

He argues that Nansana municipality has potential of increasing its local revenue collection to as much as Shillings 20billion without revising the current tax rates.
12:07
12:07

Yumbe District Leaders Speak Out on Interdiction of RDC 1 1

Andama was interdicted by the office of the President on July 2nd in a letter signed by Yunus Kakande, Secretary office of the President on five accounts including corruption and disclosure of classified information.
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