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17:19
17:19

Moyo Chief Finance Officer Arrested, Released On Bail Over Bribery corruption

It is alleged that on 30th, March 2020, at Kobil Petrol Station along Bombo Road Kampala, Drichi, gave gratification of 3.7 million shillings to a Senior Inspectorate Officer attached to Moyo regional office with intent to influence him to delay verification of accountabilities.
17:01
17:01

Taxi Operators Losing Hope of Returning to Kampala Old Taxi Park 1 5

According to the plan, KCCA is supposed to work on the carpet or floor of the park, install 15 shelters measuring 1.5 meters where passengers can sit or stand to wait for taxis, construct two walkways, work on the drainage system, renovate office space, construct toilets and install security lights. Major works like the carpet layer and the drainage system have been completed.
20:15
20:15

Nakawa Market Vendors Receive Tarpaulins to Manage Rain Challenge KCCA 4 1

Speaking at the handover of the items to Kampala City Council Authority, Samuel Mabala, the country advisor Cities Alliance noted that through interaction with vendors, it came to their notice that there was a need to address the poor sanitation in the market.
19:06
19:06

Makerere University to Tag Salary to Work Attendance 1 2

Yusuf Kiranda, the University Secretary says that the policy is aimed at curbing absenteeism of both academic and support staff.
19:21
19:21

Re-opening of Old Taxi Park Hangs in Balance 4 2

Last month, KCCA resolved to open the park on October 20th October, 2021 after renovating administration offices, fencing the park, demarcating stages and painting the kerbs.
11:02
11:02

Non-Synchronized Lights Causing Traffic Gridlock on Acacia Avenue 1 5

Vincent Ahimbisiwe, a taxi driver plying the Kampala-Ntinda route, blames the gridlock on the newly installed traffic lights, which he says are creating more chaos than calm on the route.
14:05
14:05

First Jab Seekers Grumble at KCCA's "Universal" Covid-19 Vaccination 1 5

Although the exercise is meant for the general public, KCCA is using the opportunity to prioritize the teachers and their non-teaching staff who missed out on the concluded Sinovac vaccine drive that targeted teachers, and those who were due to receive their second AstraZeneca jab.
15:30
15:30

Residents Complain Over Kitamanyangamba Drainage Channel 1 8

Residents note that even after the construction of the channel, the channel has become a death trap because it has recently been the cause of several accidents in the area.
16:57
16:57

UIA Gets Free Land for Development of Industrial Parks in Western Uganda

Kisoro District alone has offered 620 acres of land located in Kibaya in Kirundo Town Council, on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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 1 3

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 1 2

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.
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