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12:21
12:21

Police seal off Construction Site on Contested Land in Mukono Central Town 1 1

“Ensure that all parties involved are served with the copy of the said order. Take note, that no execution shall take place until further orders of court” Mutungi notes in the letter addressed to Mukono Division Police Commander Abubakar Musiho.
16:02
16:02

Oil Palm Growing Threatening Food Security in Buvuma VODP 3 4 Top story

George William Telebajo, another resident says the project took advantage of the poverty in Buvuma to trick them into selling their land cheaply. He notes that several residents have ended up in jail for stealing food while others are now sleeping in wooden cubical at landing sites.
17:32
17:32

Repeated Katosi Water Works Irks Mukono Town Traders 1 2

Joseph Tayebwa, the owner of Bilal Restaurant says they are yet to suspend work until works are completed. He notes that they adhered to the plan of construction works last year but they have been surprised again to see the contractor removing pipes and relaying them again.
11:27
11:27

Mukono Residents Protest Delayed Compensation By SGR 1 2

The residents from the villages of Kigombya and Kiwugo argue that, ever since SGR officials earmarked their property for compensation in 2016, they are yet to be compensated.
16:22
16:22

Over 200 Mukono Residents Face Eviction 2 1

The late Kitooke’s widow, Mary Nalwadda says that the family partitioned the land and unanimously agreed to develop it but is challenged by the illegal settlers.
20:04
20:04

UCU Embarks on Renovation of Theological Collage Gate, Campus Beautification 4 2

With the emerging developments at the university, a new main gate was constructed, however the current Vice Chancellor Dr Aaron Mushengyezi says the old gate (Bishop Tucker gate) portrays the glory and genesis of UCU but it has been ignored over years.
16:44
16:44

Meat Prices Hiked in Mukono Ahead of Christmas Day 1 2

Prices have increased from 12,000 Shillings to between 15,000 to 17,000 Shillings a kilo, depending on the location of the selling point. According to butchers in Mukono municipality, their target was slaughtering about 100 cows but have only managed to slaughter 40 cowsnand 15 goats compared to last year when they slaughtered 90 cows and 20 goats.
14:44
14:44

Sugarcane Growers Facing Financial Ruin due to Buyer Delays 4 1

Proscovia Nabukalu one of the farmers says has lost about 60 tons of sugarcane after cutting them down upon receiving the harvesting permit but the company did not send trucks to pick them ending up drying in gardens. Currently each ton of sugarcane fetches about 9, 9000 shillings, down from 160,000 shillings three years ago.
16:31
16:31

Orion Investigated for Vandalizing Umeme Transformers 3 2 Top story

Orion Transformers and Electrics Limited specializes in the supply, repair and export of industrial automation equipment. It is one of the companies contracted by Umeme to repair its transformers.
15:54
15:54

Formation of SACCOs Stirs Confusion Among Emyooga Beneficiaries in Mukono 1 3

Several group members claim that they were promised to receive and have full control of the funds by the district leaders after fulfilling all the requirements, but are instead directed to form and register their groups under SACCOs at the Sub-county level.
14:39
14:39

Mukono Market Vendors Protest Over Prolonged Blackout Mukono Police 3

The vendors staged demos at 3 points in the market, burning tyres in the middle of the road and blocking vehicles that tend to opt for the route as a way of beating the traffic on the Kampala- Jinja highway.
12:02
12:02

NRM Music Studio Stirs Controversy among Members in Mukono 1 3

The studio known as M-records, was set up at the beginning of this month in fulfilment of a pledge that was made by President Yoweri Museveni six years ago, to support talented party members, to record audio and visual productions at a lower cost.
14:04
14:04

Investment Authority Forms Team to Monitor COVID-19 SOPs in Industrial Parks 2 1

The task force will be operating under the Mukono district task force to ensure implementation of spacing guidelines within working areas, the availability of sanitizing and handwashing stations, use of temperature guns and fumigation of busy places.
07:48
07:48

Mukono Diocese Turns Nakanyonyi Conference Hall into Face Mask Factory 1 2 Top story

Debrah Zawedde Ssetyabule, the Manager of Entrepreneurship center, says they are operating the workshop in partnership with Uganda Tailoring Association, which is responsible for producing and distribution of government masks in the country. He says they are also targeting the wider market of church founded schools and institutions.
05:16
05:16

Mukono Diocese Halts Production of Mosquito Nets as Market Dwindles 2 1

Deborah Zawedde Ssetyabule, the entrepreneurship centre manager says the Diocese has the capacity to produce 200 mosquito nets every day. But the production capacity can only be meaningful when there is a ready market for them, she adds.
12:57
12:57

UCU Fundraising to Support Lecturers Affected by Lockdown 2 1

Dr Mushengyezi says most of the affected 300 workers who have families and relatives to care for are struggling at this time and need support in terms of food and other essentials.
18:19
18:19

UCU Secures Free Internet Services for its e-Learning Platform 2 2

UCU Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academics Rev Dr John Kitayimbwa says that as they ponder the way forward, a new arrangement was sought through which all students will be required to purchase MTN sim cards that will give them access to internet hotspots within the university campus.
06:10
06:10

UCU Vice-Chancellor Roots for an Industrial Park on Ntaawo Land 2 2

The land measuring about 649 acres was donated to Bishop Tucker Theological College in 1939 by the family of the late Ham Mukasa. The donation was endorsed by Governor and it was authenticated, as a freehold facility. In 2010, the Church of Uganda transferred the land to UCU Holdings Ltd as part of efforts to build an endowment under the university.
18:22
18:22

Mukono Residents Pursue Redevelopment of Kyetume Abattoir ICD 3 3

The abattoir, sitting on 40 acres of land at Kyetume trading centre near the Uganda Railway Corporation inland container depot in Mukono, was set up in the 1960s. At the time, it housed the biggest slaughterhouse and a cattle market in the Central region.
07:39
07:39

Mukono District Fails to Utilize Multimillion Borehole Drilling Machine 1 2

The leadership of the district at the time hoped that the equipment will provide a lasting solution to water scarcity in the area. Their plan was to also use the equipment as another source of revenue for the district by hiring it out to other local governments if they planned to drill boreholes in their areas.
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