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09:02
09:02

Maracha District Imposes UGX 10,000 on Staff Loans to Boost Revenue 2 1

According to Stephen Obitre, the move is aimed at enhancing the local revenue Mobilization efforts for the district to improve service delivery.
08:03
08:03

Poor Recovery of Funds Threatening Youth, Women Programs in Maracha 1 2

William Drimbaku, chairperson of the Social Services and Community Services Committee, expresses concern that the sustainability of these programs is in jeopardy due to the poor fund recovery. These programs operate on a revolving basis, relying on recovered funds to finance new beneficiary groups.
12:33
12:33

Maracha Fish Market Reopens 1 2

In March 2021, vendors abandoned the market and fled to the neighbouring open market across the border on the DRC side after they were allegedly beaten by Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) soldiers during the enforcement of COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
09:57
09:57

Maracha Youth Livelihood Beneficiaries in Exile Over Funds 1 2

Stephen Obitre, the Maracha district LC 5 chairperson, explained that during the 2022-2023 financial year, Shillings 171 million was distributed among 22 youth groups, but none of them were able to return the money.
13:32
13:32

UNCDF, Gov’t Launch First Certificate of Customary Land Ownership Registry 6 1

Eunice Nabukuya, the Principal Land Officer in the Ministry of Land says that this is the first model certificate of customary land ownership registry in the country.
14:58
14:58

Maracha Market Rots as Vendors who Fled to DRC during Covid Refuse to Return 1 1

Vendors from both D.R. Congo and Ugandan who abandoned the 70 million shilling market facility at the height of the Coronavirus pandemic allege that they were beaten by UPDF soldiers enforcement Covid-19 SOPs in March 2021.
13:19
13:19

Maracha Suspends PDM Fund Disbursement Over Irregularities 2

The decision to halt the disbursement follows a report from the office of the Resident District Commissioner indicating that several teachers on government payroll, LC1 chairpersons and Gombolola internal security officers (GISOs) had benefited from the programme which is meant to uplift poor households to the money.
07:23
07:23

Motorcycles Confiscated by Congolese Authorities Recovered 1 3

Congolese authorities confiscated the motorcycles after Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) officials on Tuesday confiscated a Congolese motorcycle registration number RDC 07AU699, belonging to Madraraka Avuasea, a Congolese national during an operation
09:55
09:55

Former Maracha District Service Commission Boss Fails to Handover Office 2

Ajifura confirmed to URN on the phone that he is yet to hand over the office a year after leaving office due to unpaid allowances. According to Ajifura, he is demanding more than Shillings 1.7 million from the district un accumulated allowances.
18:11
18:11

Maracha District Emyooga Beneficiaries Protest Delayed Remittance of Funds Emyooga Program 3 1

The Emyoga group members became bitter particularly with the district commercial officer for cancelling the training and funds cannot be released before the training is conducted. The angry members demanded an immediate apology from the officials.
11:19
11:19

Maracha Fails to Recover UGX 720m Youth Funds 2

Kenneth Isieu the Member of Parliament of Soroti Municipality and chairperson of the Equal opportunities committee tasked the district leaders to put in place tough measures to recover the funds and distribute it to other groups.
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