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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.
08:47
08:47

Dr Atwine Frustrated by Non-Performing Commissioners in Ministry of Health 3

Atwiine said that her efforts to get rid of non-performers has resulted in her being dragged to court.
11:16
11:16

Flooding Leaves New Threat of ‘Catastrophic’ Hunger Levels in South Sudan

Across Jonglei and Unity State, homes and clinics have been submerged, communities have been stranded and animals “lie dead in the fields”, WFP said in a statement. Schools that were due to open next week “are filled with the homeless”.
05:33
05:33

MPs Seek Suspension of Local Council Nominations 3 1

The Legislators have expressed concern over the age restrictions placed by the law on LCIII chairperson aspirants at Sub County, Municipal or City Division level who need to be 30 years or above to qualify to stand for these positions. A number of aspirants have already been blocked from nomination on grounds of being underage.
11:28
11:28

Pensioners, Civil Servants Want Pension Scheme Digitized 3

William Bateganya, a civil servant at Makerere University, says there is no proper representation and advocacy for pension schemes in the country.
17:58
17:58

Immunization Dropped 20%, Antenatal Services 16% during Lockdown COVID-19 1

During the lockdown, the health ministry says a 14 percent drop in accessibility of services normally accessed through out patient departments was noted. The number of children accessing immunization services and women going for their first antenatal visit reduced by 20 and 16 percent respectively, with Kwania, Nakasongola, Luwero, Kyankwanzi and Kampala reporting the highest disruptions of health services
07:50
07:50

MPs Investigating Possession of Kyangwali Refugee Land Titles By Individuals land grabbing 2 1

The Presidential Affairs committee of Parliament is investigation circumstances under which some individuals secured 12 land titles in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in Kikuube district.
12:39
12:39

New KCCA Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka Takes Oath Erias lukwago 1

The two oaths which include the oath of secrecy and that of KCCA Executive Director were administered by the Head of Public Service and Secretary to the Cabinet Dr John Mitala in the presence of the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and KCCA councillors.
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.
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