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16:42
16:42

Magezi Revisits Role of Cultural Institutions in Local Government Structures Local Governments 1 3 Top story

Magezi observes that while traditional governance systems have, to a large extent, been replaced by modern state structures and systems at the national level, they are still relevant at local levels in many parts of the country.
16:16
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Soroti Municipality Receives UGX6.6 Billion to Improve Road Infrastructure World Bank 1 1

Soroti Municipal Council received UGX. 6.6 billion for the construction of School Road, Harridas Road, Edyegu Road, Adams Road, among others under Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development-USMID, funded by the World Bank. Another UGX. 2.7 billion has been allocated to provide street lights in all major roads and digitalized traffic lights at Soroti junction.
16:08
16:08

Amudat District Road Works Excite Residents 3

The district has fixed a total road distance of 89 kilometres on nine road sections in three sub-counties creating access to areas that were cut off due to a collapsed road network. The district Engineer Martin Opio says that over 260 million Shillings from the Uganda Road Fund has been spent on the task which started in June 2019.
18:36
18:36

Kyazanga Health Centre IV Stuck with Dilapidated Buildings 3 1 Top story

Mark Turyeijuka, the Kyazanga Town Council LC V Councilor and Lwengo District Works Committee Chairperson, confirms the sorry state of the health center, which he has taken a toll on the morale of health workers and turned away residents.
15:00
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Njeru Residents Storm Municipal Offices Over Destroyed Properties, Crops UMEME 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.
14:11
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Karenga District Fills 110 positions 2

The Karenga Chief Administrative Officer, Moses Dalili says successful candidates have received their posting instructions and have been inducted on their new assignments.
11:02
11:02

Measles Outbreak Hits Obongi District 1 1 Top story

Dr. Joseph Arike, the Obongi District Health Officer, says they have submitted samples from the affected people to the central government laboratory for confirmation.
17:35
17:35

Ryeru Sub County Chief Interdicted Over UGX40 Million Accountability 6 1

Richard Kimunyu, the Ryeru Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, says he had earlier warned the chief about accountability but he didn’t heed to his warning.
17:18
17:18

Kisoro LC 5 Chairperson, Councilors Bicker Over Land Abel Bizimana 1 2 Top story

Expedito Byensi, the Representative of Nyakabande Sub County, says although they are fully aware of the work of NGO targeting the revival of the livelihood of the Batwa, they didn’t discuss the land allocation.
17:01
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Karamoja Districts Struggling to Monitor Desert Locusts 2

Wasswa Swaliki Masokoyi, the Amudat Chief Administrative Officer, says they are struggling with inadequate resources to carry out surveillance work, which he says requires a special budget if the exercise is to run smoothly.
15:26
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Kitgum Approves UGX 780 Million Budget To Fight Desert Locust Desert locusts 1 3 Top story

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, who is heading the District Locust Task Force, says the budget will help in the purchase of motorised sprayers to facilitate the team heading the locust fight.
11:12
11:12

Mukono Taxi Drivers Protest Relocation Orders Mukono taxi park 1 3

Mukono Town Clerk, Richard Monday, says the move is intended to reduce confusion in the transport sector and stop reckless driving in major trading centers. However, the taxi drivers say they are ready to defy the directive because passengers avoid taxis in parks.
07:47
07:47

High Court Issues Interim Order Halting UGX 20 Billion Road Project in Arua interim court order 1 3

On Monday, the Arua High Court Registrar, Daniel Lubowa issued an interim order halting any further works until the case the application is heard by February 20th, 2020.
09:16
09:16

Parish Community Program Changing Lives of Bunyangabu Residents bunyangabu district 3 1

Under the program, a group of 30 members with a common income-generating activity are availed funds by the government. The new fund supplements the already existing government grants and program such as the youth livelihood fund, women empowerment fund among others.
16:04
16:04

Masaka Municipality Bans Roadside Car Washing Bays 2 1

Emmanuel Gakyalo, the Masaka Municipality Deputy Town Clerk explains that the decision is meant to curtail the rising number of washing bays operating in ungazetted areas with some being put so close to roads leading to their destruction before their lifespan is due.
13:51
13:51

Bunyangabu Councillors File Notice of Intent to Sue CAO Over Allowances 1

In a notice of intention to sue through their lawyers of Ahabwe James and Co. Advocates, the five councillors Turyahebwa Remigious, Nkwasibwe Denis, Katuutu Lillian, Arinaitwe Robert, Kasigazi Francis and Matsipa Esther are demanding 7 million shillings as sitting allowances for the nine sessions. The members are also demanding 500,000 shillings as costs used for stationary and additional 3 million shillings incurred in seeking legal guidance.
08:33
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Gulu Main Market Fails to Operate Day Care Centre 3 1

But many infants are still seen with their mothers in the market, while the centre with a capacity of more than 20 preschoolers is occupied by Uganda Registration Services Bureau – URSB, a semi-autonomous government agency responsible for civil registrations.
07:14
07:14

Legal Committee Wants Elections in New Districts Halted 5

The Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs is of the view that elections in newly created districts and constituencies should be halted until the next round of general elections.
18:41
18:41

Local Gov't Minister Decries Absence of Inspectors service 2

The Local Government Act mandates the local government ministry to oversee all local governments through the Directorate of Local Government Inspection.
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14:21

Masaka Municipality Want Local Government to Terminate Market Project Contract 1 1

The local leadership led by the Municipality Mayor Godfrey Kayemba, have petitioned the Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi, demanding for discontinuation of Multiplex Alshamas Limited from continuing with the contract for Masaka central market over failure deliver the works on schedule.
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