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15:31
15:31

Ministry to Open Boundaries for Karenga, UWA Dispute

The two are locked in a land row over location of the site for district headquarters that is under construction in Kidepo Town Council. The site is allegedly situated inside part of the 956 square kilometres set aside as Karenga Community Wildlife Management Area, a protected area managed by Ateker Safari LTD, formerly known as Karamoja Safari LTD following an agreement with UWA.
16:00
16:00

New Cities Can't Perform Without Financial Help - UN Agency 3

The Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi says that currently the urban local governments can only raise 17% of their budgetary needs and they have to rely on the central governments and other external sources to fund the gap. The ratio is much less at the rural local governments.
16:42
16:42

KCCA Depoys Sound Trucks to Implore Vendors Off the Streets street vendors 3 1

Robert Kalumba, the Deputy KCCA Spokesperson says street vendors have a week to visit markets and get space. He however couldn't tell how many vendors are on the streets and to which specific markets they should go.
16:08
16:08

New Law to Enforce, Implement Greening of Kampala City 2

According to the Kampala City Council Authority report of 2019 more than 60 % of natural trees in Kampala have been cleared in 10 years, due to infrastructure developments. This can be restored by making, implementation and enforcement of new ordinances.
20:30
20:30

Gov't to Adopt Online Revenue Payment System 3

The devise shall use the World Bank funded Integrated Revenue Administration System- IRAS piloted by government in districts like Nansana, Gulu, Fort Portal, Amuria, Yumbe, Zombo and Adjumani.
21:57
21:57

Gulu District Posted The Highest Revenue Collection as COVID-19 Hits Hard-Report 1

Ismail Ahmed, the Principal Inspector in the Local Government Ministry noted that local governments have the most elastic revenue system, arguing that once a challenge hits the globe, the change is drastic.
17:34
17:34

Private Universities Defy Gov't Directive, Already Open 4

Tracy Muhirwe, a first year student, pursuing a degree in Information Technology, said she was called by her friend to come and start attending lectures in the last week of January. She hadn't known that campus had resumed.
12:22
12:22

Bugoloobi Traders Fight for Space with Polling Station 2 1

Angered by the polling official's response, the trader grabbed his his shirt. Polling agents and other polling assistants quickly intervened and forcefully separated the two belligerents.
15:05
15:05

Kampala Central Division Polling Assistants Cry Out for Their Pay 4 1

Some of the polling agents from 126 polling stations in Kampala Central Division this morning gathered at the Election District Administrator's Office and voiced their grievances.
09:03
09:03

Late Delivery of Polling Materials, Absence of Voters Delays Voting in Kampala Makindye West 2

In some polling stations visited by URN by 7:00am, materials like basins, registers, furniture, ballots, biometric Voter Verification Kits (BVVK) were yet to be delivered.
19:40
19:40

Voters Demand for Better Services in Local Council Elections 2021 Elections 4

During last week’s presidential and parliamentary elections, several polling stations faced challenges that include using the Biometric Voter Verification Kit (BVVK) machines owing to knowledge gaps, checking voter’s registers and guiding voters on how to proceed during vote casting.
11:10
11:10

11 Candidates Run in Kampala Lord Mayor Race lord mayor election 5

Kampala district registrar and returning officer Frederick Muwaya says there are 36 contenders for division lord mayors, and 484 for Kampala Capital City Authority councilors and 2,904 for division councilors.
15:16
15:16

ACODE Asks Gov't to Fast Track Disaster Management Law COVID-19 Response 1

The report notes that there is need for a law to govern disaster risk reduction and management. It says Uganda does not have a national law governing disaster risk reduction and management, and its alignment with international thinking.
15:01
15:01

57 Districts Fail to Apply for Special PWD Grant PWDs 3 1 Top story

According to the Ministry, PWDs leaders in districts are expected to organize the PWDs in groups of between 5 to 15 people and submit their files to the district for final submission to the Gender Ministry for funding.
18:45
18:45

Young Farmers Want Government to Recruit More Extension Workers Agriculture 3

In his response, Abubakar Mohammed Moki, the Commissioner of Policy development and Capacity Building at the Cabinet Secretariat from the Office the President, Moki advised them to opt for Famer to Farmer extensions explaining that farmers who are knowledgeable in a given area can move out to support other farmers so as to meet the challenges of the partner and finding solutions
11:33
11:33

NSSF Ready to Lend to Local Governments urban authorities 3

The National Social Security Fund, which is the biggest single local lender to the central government, says they are ready to lend to districts and cities if they are allowed by the laws to do so.
18:13
18:13

ULGA Wants Local Revenue Policy to Boost Service Delivery 2

Speaking at a local government leader’s breakfast meeting organized by Action Aid Uganda on Friday, the ULGA president Joseph Lamonyang said the bigger revenue sources are not under the mandate of the Local governments as the fall under the jurisdiction of the Uganda revenue authority.
12:21
12:21

UNRA to Construct 27 Bridges in 2021 at UGX 203 Billion 1 4

Eng. Lawrence Pario, the Head of Bridges and Structures in UNRA, says construction of the new bridges will start in April 2021 when the ongoing bidding process is finalized.
10:42
10:42

MPs Demand Release of Over 500 Land titles Held by UETCL compensation 1

Members of Parliament are demanding for the release of 568 land titles taken from residents of Masaka district by Uganda Electricity and Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) for mutation.
19:01
19:01

Ministry of Works Designs New Bridges and Roads Flood Disaster Plan Waiswa Bageya 2 1

The new five-year flood action plan involves making readily available funds, equipment and human resources to respond to emergencies on time.
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