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14:06
14:06

NFA Halts Planting of Non-Indigenous Tree Species in Mabira, Kisisita Forests 1 2

Okello who toured the two forests on Saturday was surprised that people who were approved by NFA to restore the forest as well as promote ecological activities, were instead cutting part of the forests and planting non-indigenous trees such as pine.
16:34
16:34

Vendors Shun New Lugazi Central Market over Charges 1 3

The 15.8 billion Shillings structure, financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme Project-2 (MATIP-2) was commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni on December 5, last year.
09:58
09:58

Schools in Buikwe District Get Facelift ICEIDA 1 2

In 2014 the Government of Uganda signed a financing agreement of USD 9 million with Iceland to support the construction and renovation of schools in fishing communities.
16:54
16:54

General Tumukunde Arrested in Njeru Municipality 1

Tumukunde was picked up from Royal Paradise Hotel in Njeru municipality where he was meeting his campaign coordinators by Police Officers led by Hilary Mukiza, the Officer in Charge of Njeru Police Station.
18:20
18:20

Lugazi Residents Decry USMID Delays as Road Network Wanes Lugazi Municipality 4 1

Lugazi is one of the eight municipalities which were selected to benefit from the additional funding for the implementation of the second phase of the World Bank-supported project. The others are Kitgum, Kamuli, Mubende, Kasese, Busia, Ntungamo and Apac.
12:33
12:33

Covid19: Buikwe, Buvuma Limit Passenger Boats to Two Landing Sites RDC 3 1

The Health Ministry has set up screening centres at the two landing sites to test travellers to the areas of Buikwe, Jinja, Mayuge and Mukono districts.
16:04
16:04

Lockdown Drains Najjembe Market Vendors’ Sacco 3 1

The members have been depositing between 10,000 and 20,000 Shillings a fortnight. According to the Sacco leadership, they had collected up to 40 million Shillings in member’s savings prior to the lockdown. He, however, says the money has now reduced to19 million Shillings .
12:34
12:34

Najjembe Market Vendors Ordered to Self Isolate 6 2 Top story

Henry Ssentongo says he had stocked beverages, which he fears could expire should the taskforce delay to reopen the market if more vendors test positive.
15:00
15:00

Njeru Residents Storm Municipal Offices Over Destroyed Properties, Crops njeru municipality 2 1 Top story

Muhamad Katimbo, a resident from Bugungu LC I notes that they complained to Umeme about the destruction of their property but to date nothing has been done. According to Katimbo, they will not allow the power company to transmit power through their area for breaching the agreement they had with them.
14:37
14:37

Kawolo Hospital Chokes on UGX 100m Powwr Bill 2 1

The hospital which uses the post-paid electricity metre, budgets for 10 million shillings for electricity every month. However, only shillings 2 million is approved.
16:20
16:20

Buikwe District Seals Ordinance to Address Vanilla Theft 2 1

Buikwe district is among the leading cultivators of the crop, one of the world’s most popular spices and an important ingredient in chocolates, perfumes, dairy products, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. The other areas with large scale production of Vanilla include Bundibugyo, Jinja, Kamuli, Kayunga, Kasese, Luweero, Mukono and Mpigi.
11:57
11:57

Land Dispute Hindering Waste Collection in Lugazi Municipality 1 3

The municipality has for the last three years been dumping waste at Kakubansiri in Kawolo Division until July when Shakur Sayid Mubarak a resident at Lugazi claimed ownership the same land.
12:09
12:09

Buikwe CAO Locked out of Office, Accused of Incompetence Buikwe District 1 1

The councillors had earlier in the month passed a resolution calling for an investigation of reports that the procurement officer was taking bribes from contractors and service providers and failing to avail performance reports to the district finance council committee for review.
11:17
11:17

Vendors Count Loses as Fire Guts Najjembe Roadside Market Najjembe Market 1 3 Top story

The fire, which broke out in the wee hours of this morning, destroyed merchandise including more than 700 chicken, sweet bananas and sweet plantains alias Gonja.
12:55
12:55

Child Labour Unchecked in Buikwe District 1 3

Yudayah Namayanja, the Head Teacher of Kalagala Muslim Primary School says between 500 to 600 out of 731 registered pupils attend school on a daily basis. She explains that high levels of absenteeism are common among primary six and seven candidates.
11:22
11:22

Njeru Moves to Limit Sugarcane Growing Njeru Municipality 2 1

The municipal council proposed that sugarcane planting be limited to places near the main roads within the three divisions of the Central, Nyenga and Wakisi. The council also proposed complete abolition of sugar growing in the central division and in the areas next to the trading centres of the two divisions citing under development and insecurity in the area.
12:12
12:12

Students Struggle to Access Secondary Education in Njeru Municipality 4

The municipal secretary for health and education Flavia Musubika says that the distance covered by students is discouraging a number of them from studies. She notes that walking does not only impact on students’ lives physically but also psychologically.
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17:06

Njeru Municipal Ambulance Grounded MoH 2 1

Docus Musimenta, a resident of Mbikko, says the ambulance had improved health service delivery especially in terms of responding to emergencies.
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Njeru Municipal Butchers Reject Abattoir Njeru Municipality 4 1

The abattoir was constructed at Bulyankuyege in Nyenga Division at 65 million shillings.
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06:58

Pupils Skip Classes to Collect Firewood in Mabira Forest 4 1

John Okumu, the Head teacher of Naminya R/C primary attributes the high absenteeism to the poor attitude of parents towards education. He says many of them believe education has nothing to do with a person’s development in today’s Uganda.
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