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18:38
18:38

Foot and Mouth Disease Reported in Kotido

The Abim Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Mpimbaza Ashaka has blamed the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease across the two districts to rampant theft of livestock, which escalates the spread of the disease. He asked local leaders to effectively enforce the quarantine.
17:44
17:44

Citizens Trust Local Government Leaders-Twaweza Report 3

According to results of the study, majority of Ugandans (about 54%) say that the sub-county governments take their views into account in decisions while fewer (35%) report that they believe the national government considers their views.
15:44
15:44

Otuke District Yet to Get Stock Farm President Museveni 2

In 2009, President Museveni while in Otuke district pledged to establish the stock farm in the area to be used as the livestock multiplication centre to boost government restocking program in the region. President Museveni subsequently directed the State House controller to deliver some 200 heifers on the land but the proposal soon stalled in 2013 due to land dispute when some local residents mainly from the clan of Atek-Okwerowee rejected it.
19:44
19:44

Police Unitports Lie Idle In Lamwo Lokung Subcounty 2 1 Top story

Joachin Ocan Opoka, the Lokung Sub County LC III Chairperson told URN in an interview that they have been operating without police officers for the past two and half years, yet their houses were constructed.
18:00
18:00

Activists Call for Measures to Combat Child Neglect child abuse 1 2

The Children’s Act, which came into force in 1996, enables police, community leaders, and local officials to handle infringements of children’s rights. But experts say the law is not an adequate deterrent in cases where parents do not provide for their children.
16:40
16:40

Amuru Sub County Gets UGX 80M Piped Water Project 1 2

Tanks with a capacity of 60,000 litres of water will be installed in Amuru trading Centre to supply water to households, public institutions and business entities in the neighbouring communities.
14:34
14:34

Oyam Councilors Petition NAADS Secretariat over Tractor Allocation Oyam District 2

Chris Ongom, the Oyam district council speaker says that five registered cooperatives and farmers groups were approved by the council and submitted to NAADS secretariat.
11:45
11:45

Uganda-South Sudan Border Market Fails To Attract Traders Lokung Subcounty 4 3 Top story

Obwona kibwa, the Lokung Sub county LCIII Vice Chairperson says traders within Ngomoromo village refused to occupy the market because they alleged its located far away from the trading center with no proper security.
14:00
14:00

Small Scale Processors in Bunyagabu Struggle to Stay in Business Eliezer Magezi 1 2

The processors cite lack of advanced machinery, lack of storage facilities, poor road network, high cost of production and insufficient capital, as the major challenges.
13:35
13:35

Buganda Appointees Anger Kooki Chiefdom Buganda kingdom 3 1

Richard Sseggwanyi, the Kooki Council Speaker vented his anger against the Buganda Kingdom Prime Minister Charles Peter Mayiga, for naming their hereditary cultural leader; the Kamuswaga Apollo Ssansa Kambumbuli II among the ordinary county chiefs of Buganda.
13:17
13:17

Rubanda District Fails to Attract Key Staff 8 3

Wilberforce Korugyendo, Rubanda District Planning Officer says that since 2016 when the district was carved out of Kabale, they have failed to attract staff.
12:21
12:21

Second Phase of Relocating Bududa Landslide Victims to Start Next Month 1 4

Colonel Twaha Kanyoma, who represented the commander Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF Engineering Brigade, said that transportation of construction materials to the site has been hindered by the impassable roads caused by the heavy rains.
19:27
19:27

Cultural Leaders Ask Gov't To Establish Registry for Customary Land Ownership 3

Currently, customary land is being registered by Sub County chiefs as opposed to other tenures such as mailo, leasehold and freehold whose national registry is maintained by the Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development.
19:12
19:12

Breakdown of Ambulances Hindering Emergency Medical Care in Amuru 1 1

The only two ambulances belonging to the district including one that was donated around 2006 by Medicines Sans Frontiers, an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organization have broken-down.
12:54
12:54

High TB Prevalence Worries Medics in Kitgum 1 4

Dr Rosemary Auma, the in charge of Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Unit [MDR-TB] says so far 155 patients have been diagnosed with susceptible TB in a space of just three months since September.
18:40
18:40

Buvuma District Demarcating L. Victoria Buffer Zones to Tame Encroachers 1 1

Buvuma District Natural Resources Officer Gladys Nalunkuuma says that all encroachers will be expected to relocate within a month after the demarcation. She adds that a number of encroachers had settled on the land in anticipation of compensation to pave way for the oil palm project in the district championed by Vegetable Oil Development Project-VODP.
16:54
16:54

Gulu Authorities Impound, Destroy Over 1000 Boxes of Illegal Alcohol sachet waragi 1 2 Top story

Francis Ojok, the Head of the Enforcement Gulu municipality, says the alcohol was impounded from Augusts last year in Layibi, Bardege, Laroo and Pece division.
15:49
15:49

Gov't Needs an Additional UGX 11 Billion to Operationalise Mbale, Masaka Cities 1

This will be in addition to the initial budget of 130 billion Shillings that was set aside for the operations of the 15 cities that were approved by Cabinet in May 2019, to be operationalized in a phased manner, over the next five years.
12:27
12:27

Kyegegwa Liberation Technical Institute Abandoned Engineering Brigade 1 2 Top story

The Hapuuyo Sub County LC III chairman, Richard Asiimwe, says the president made the pledge as a token of appreciation to the people of Hapuuyo whom he said were very instrumental in the liberation struggle that ushered in his leadership in 1986.
20:40
20:40

Court Bailiffs Impound Gov't Vehicle Distributing PLE Exams in Gulu 1 1

The Pick-Up Double Cabin registration number LG-001117 attached to the Town Clerk`s office was the only vehicle transporting papers to thirty examination Centers within the municipality.
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