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10:22
10:22

Former Fort Portal Councillors Run to Court Over Sitting Allowances 2 1

Without citing a specific law mandating him to make changes, the minister went ahead to appoint the mayors of the municipalities as interim city mayors. Magyezi also promised to issue guidelines that were to be followed to form interim city councils and executives but the promise was never fulfilled.
08:51
08:51

Rehabilitation of Major Roads in Fort Portal City Resumes 1

According to the city engineer Herbert Kaihura, the rehabilitation of the roads will resume immediately and thorough supervision will be conducted to ensure there is no shoddy work done.
10:21
10:21

Fort Portal RCC Blocks Issuance of Certificates to Emyooga Saccos 1

This followed the failure by the Commercial Officer, Michael Karwani, to avail lists of all the members of individual associations that make up each of the 36 Emyooga Saccos in the city.
09:43
09:43

Tooro Kingdom Asks Kabarole Officials to Find Alternative Space for New District Headquarters 2 1 Top story

According to Rwabuhinga, the district owns 12 acres of land including the one hosting Busoro Sub County headquarters. But Kateeba has maintained that the kingdom owns over 49 acres of land in Busoro including the one being claimed by the district.
15:57
15:57

Fort Portal City Mayor to Prioritize Corruption Fight 4 1

In an interview, Ruyonga explained that most local governments are failing to perform to the expectation of the electorate because the political leaders and technical staff are corrupt.
21:42
21:42

Fort Portal Mayor Wants Street Parking Contractor Kicked Out 1

The said contract was awarded by Fort Portal Municipal Council in August 2019, to Woodfix Technical Services, to collect local revenue on the streets of Fort Portal Town. However, a few months later, motorists accused the company of inflating the fees, double charging vehicle owners and failing to sensitize the public about the parking system.
09:10
09:10

Tooro Residents Want Museveni to Talk About Unfulfilled Pledges Kyenjojo 2 1

In 2018, Museveni laid a foundation stone for the construction of Buhinga stadium in Fort Portal. The Uganda People’s Defense Forces – UPDF Engineering Brigade started the construction of the perimeter wall in 2019 and completed it in July this year. However, the construction of the second phase is yet to begin.
07:26
07:26

District Chairpersons Decry Late Release of Funds UNRA 2 1

In their presentation, the leaders noted that most of the funds from central government are released late and at times towards the end of the financial year, which makes them hard to be utilized.
17:21
17:21

Fort Portal City Council Moves to Evict Vendors from River Mpanga Banks Mpanga Market 1 2

According to the City Clerk, Innocent Ahimbisibwe, they have noticed that vendors are leaving the market stalls empty and resorting to selling their merchandise from near the river, which is leading to heavy pollution and degradation of the major water source in the area.
07:12
07:12

Fort Portal Health Centers Lack PPE, Not Observing SOPs task force 1 2 Top story

Murungi Monica, the Ibaale HC II in charge, notes that at on several occasions they have been forced to use their own money to buy things like gloves and masks because they last received a consignment from National Medical Stores -NMS about two months ago.
10:10
10:10

Financial Constraints Affecting Operations of Tooro Babies Home Robert Muhiirwa 3 1

According to the Matron, Betty Kemigisa, the Home has since its inauguration in 1,970 helped more than 9,340 children in the Tooro Sub-region but it does not get any government support.
12:53
12:53

Batooro to be Sensitized on Return of Kingdom Assets Tooro Kingdom

On September 2, 2019, the Government of Uganda and Tooro Kingdom signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the return of the kingdom assets. King Oyo signed on behalf of the kingdom, while President Yoweri Museveni and the Attorney General William Byaruhanga represented the government.
10:18
10:18

Funds, Guidelines Slow Fort Portal Tourism City Operations Willy Kintu Muhanga 1 Top story

Fort Portal City Mayor, Rev Willy Kintu Muhanga adds that due to lack of guidelines; he has not yet formed an executive committee that would implement council resolutions. According to Muhanga, the operationalisation of Fort Portal city led to the immediate closure of Fort Portal municipal bank accounts.
09:25
09:25

Religious Leaders in Tooro Petition Local Gov't Minister Over Fort Portal City Boundaries Reuben Kisembo 1

According to the petition, the religious leaders argue that the approved boundaries are different from what the leaders and residents recommended, and should be changed forthwith.
11:10
11:10

Gov't Starts Verification of Tooro Kingdom Properties Ministry of lands

On Tuesday, a team from the Ministry of Lands held a meeting with the Kingdom officials led by the Prime Minister Bernard Tungwako.
20:00
20:00

Fort Portal Roads Project Stalls Due to Lack of Funds Richard Rwabuhinga 1 1

Robert Mutunzi, who owns a consultancy firm along Ruhandiika Street, said that dust has spoilt most of his equipment especially the computers.
14:47
14:47

Fort Portal Municipal Council to Remove Lion Effigy 1 1

On Wednesday, while appearing on radio the Mayor Rev Willy Kintu Muhanga, said that they are in the final stages of removing the effigy which symbolizes aggressiveness and courage.
15:37
15:37

Fort Portal Residents Demonstrate Over Poor Saaka Road West Division 3 1

According to residents, the seven-kilometre road had become a health hazard with a lot of dust, potholes, blocked trenches, and deep gullies. The road connects Fort Portal town to Harugongo and Kichwamba sub counties and also leads to government-owned Mountains of the Moon University and Katojo Prison
14:19
14:19

Allocation of Lockups Divides Fort Portal Muncipality Leaders USMID 2 1

The lockups were part of the 13 billion shillings project that was funded under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development – USMID.
11:48
11:48

Fort Portal Division Chairpersons Protest New Garbage Collection Fees Richard Muhumuza 1

Richard Muhumuza, the West Division chairperson, says they have less revenue collections as their major source of income, property tax, is now being collected by agents of the municipal council.
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