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07:18
07:18

Government Develops Software, App to Fight Ghost Workers, Corruption in Public Service 1 5

Dubbed the Human Capital Management system, the software will capture the data of all civil servants from the day they are enrolled and will be accessible through a phone App dubbed the people’s HR from the play store.
16:31
16:31

Panic as Rubindi Sub County Offices Get Eviction Notice 3

Rubindi Sub county has three parishes of Kariro, Rwamubizi, Nyamiriro and collects approximately 10million Shillings annually. The leadership is looking for 31 Million Shillings to construct new Administrative block.
14:30
14:30

Mbarara City Engineer On Spot Over Shoddy Work 5

The government in 1995 established a revenue-sharing scheme through which 20 per cent of the park’s revenue is shared with communities adjacent to the park, and it is this that Rwengyeru Ward allocated for the construction of the road this year.
08:30
08:30

Local Gov't Minister Forms Committee to Resolve Property Feud Between Mbarara City, District 5

Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi, the Mbarara City Mayor, says there is an urgent need to address the dispute between the two administrative units over property. He explains that public property belongs to the government and any income raised from the property serves the citizens.
10:37
10:37

Mbarara District Records Shortfall in Local Revenue 2 1

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.
13:25
13:25

Mbarara District, City Feud over Property 5

Last week, the district council passed a motion suspending the Mbarara city council from organizing events in some of the properties until further notice.
14:44
14:44

Lack of Funds Delays Construction of Mbarara District Administration Block 3 1

Balam Ndyaguma, the Speaker Mbarara District council, says they will use the delay to come up with a new physical plan covering 40 hectares as opposed to the 25 hectares they had initially thought of since various people have applied for space to construct their offices near the headquarters.
10:52
10:52

Mbarara City Reduces Building Plan Approval Fees Local Revenue 1 3

A plan of the two-roomed residential unit with a Kitchen or store will be charged 200,000 Shillings, a reduction from 500,000 Shillings while a residential unit with three or four bedrooms will be charged 400,000 down from 600,000 Shillings.
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.
20:26
20:26

Minister Magyezi Cautions against Sale, Lease of Public Property in New Cities City Status 3 1

Magyezi was speaking at the launch of Mbarara City on Friday. Mbarara is one of the seven municipalities which were recently elevated by Parliament to attain city status effective this financial year, as one of the initiatives to accelerate urbanization. The other cities are Arua, Gulu, Jinja, Fort Portal, Masaka and Mbale.
17:02
17:02

Mbarara Municipal Authority to Remove 2000 Boda bodas 4 1

Richard Mugisha, the Deputy Town Clerk Mbarara Municipality, says they have started the process of demarcating and coloring Boda boda stages on gazetted streets where they will be allowed to operate from.
11:11
11:11

Mbarara Municipality Registers UGX 2.5b Shortfall in Local Revenue 3 1

According to a report by the Mayor Robert Kakyebezi Mugabe, 3.9 billion shillings was realized out of the expected 6.4 billion shillings.
12:11
12:11

Agricultural Officer on Spot Over Substandard Demonstration Gardens Richard Mugisha 6 3

In the financial year 2018/19, the Ministry of Agriculture released the money to Mbarara Municipal Council, through the MAAIF project to start demonstration gardens in six divisions of Mbarara that is Biharwe, Kakiika, Kakoba, Kamukuzi, Nyamitanga, and Nyakayojo.
10:29
10:29

Gov't Sets Aside UGX 14Bn for Upgrading Technical Colleges 2 4 Top story

According to the breakdown, Shillings 9.8 billion will go to Bushenyi Technical College, Karera Technical College will get Shillings 2.2Bn while the remaining money will go to Nyamitanga Technical College.
18:35
18:35

RDC Cancels Monitoring of Shs54M Road Works Over Missing BOQs Division 1 4 Top story

Francis Barabanaiwe, the Mbarara Town clerk, says providing the BOQs would create more problems if not explained well to the residents.
17:44
17:44

Vandals Destroy Litterbins in Mbarara 1

The metallic bins were installed along the newly constructed roads under the Uganda Municipal Infrastructural Development – USMID project funded by the World Bank. However they have been vandalized by suspected scrap dealers and those dealing in metal fabrication.
12:46
12:46

Councilors Demand Probe into Mbarara Roundabout Renovation 1 2

The task contracted to Abubaker Technical Services involved the beautification of the roundabout as well as streets across Mbarara municipality. But in the process, the company erected several metallic effigies, that obscured the iconic monument of the traditional Long Horned Ankole Bull. The works sparked off a public uproar in March 2019 when the authorities moved in to replace iconic monument with metallic effigies with a semblance of the Ankole Bull.
19:26
19:26

Mbarara Chief Administrative Officer Arrested 1

The arrest followed questioning in relation to the sale of government land, abuse of office and conniving to misuse public resources by the state house team led by Lt. Col Edith Nakalema. The intervention of the anti-corruption unit follows concerns that the Municipal and district leaders had connived to sell off government land in the area.
12:30
12:30

Sub County Issues Ultimatum to Ntungamo District over UGX 67m Compensation Money

The sub-county and district are embroiled in a conflict after the district refused to remit 67 million shillings to the sub-county. The money worth 104 million shillings was secured from Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA as compensation for the piece of land in the sub-county.
16:30
16:30

Creation of Lower Administrative Units Worries Ankole CSOs 1

Elly Muhwezi, the programs coordinator for Uganda Citizens Alliance says that splitting of sub-counties to create more town councils is not a wise decision. He says that the money spent on new administrative units should instead be used to improve service delivery in the already existing administrative units.
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