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07:59
07:59

Nankabirwa Cautions Residents on Illegal Power Connection Fees 6 1

In Bukeeka Parish, Katikamu sub-county located in Luwero district residents resorted to mobilizing 700,000 shillings per household to extend power lines to their villages and homes.
08:25
08:25

Luwero Residents Resort To Community Services As Rains Cut Off Roads Ronald Ndawula 5 2 Top story

Hassan Kimera, the Defense Secretary of Kalongo village, reported that culverts on the road collapsed and were swept away by floods, paralyzing transport. Residents had to use longer routes to travel from Butuntumula sub-county to Luwero town council.
10:40
10:40

Luwero Hotels Cut Rates Ahead of Christmas Nimrod Hotel 4 1

Tom Lule the Director of Nimrod Hotel says that apart from the price cuts down on accommodation, they will offer free services including sauna, steaming, and swimming among others for those residing at the hotel during the festive season.
15:10
15:10

Residents Stage Demo Over Heavy Trucks Plying Community Access Roads 4 1 Top story

Fred Kiweewa, the LC 1 Chairman of Kakinzi village explains that the heavy trucks carrying excess loads have destroyed culverts installed on the roads leaving them impassable.
11:40
11:40

Luwero Police Investigates PDM SACCO Leaders Over Extortion 1

Wasswa Tamale, the National Resistance Movement Publicity Secretary for Luwero district explains that about 179 residents applied for PDM cash at Nambeere PDM SACCO and each was asked by some officials to first pay 70,000 shillings.
11:33
11:33

High Costs Hindering Registration of Self Help Groups 4 1

In 2022, UMRA issued operational guidelines for Self Help Groups (SHGs) which include Farmer Field Schools, Farmer Groups, Savings, and Internal Lending Communities.
08:25
08:25

Pineapple Roadside Vendors in Luwero Hunt for UGX 150M for Market 1 2

Yosea Mubiru the Chairperson of Balikyejjusa roadside market says that the temporary structures are dilapidated and are on the verge of collapsing after accommodating them for 10 years.
12:07
12:07

Luwero, Wobulenzi Town Council Officials Disagree Over Property Valuation The World Bank 4 1

Charles Rwakairu, the Chairperson of Wobulenzi Town Council Finance Committee, explains that the valuation rolls were compiled in violation of the Local Government Rating Act, which grants town councils, as semi-autonomous administrative units, the authority to assess and collect taxes.
08:46
08:46

Transport Paralyzed After Lwajjali Wetland Floods 3 3

Peter Nsubuga, a driver, told URN that he had to hire volunteers to tow his pickup out of a flooded pothole.
13:01
13:01

Bishop Jjumba Calls for Spirited Fight against Poverty Caritas Uganda 1 2

Although Caritas Uganda has transformed some Ugandan communities, including refugees and migrants, for the last 50 years by investing in agriculture for peasants to not only have food but also surplus for commercial purposes, Bishop Jjumba believes that little has been done in addressing the poverty levels because many are still languishing in it.
15:01
15:01

Chairpersons Clash over Eviction of Roadside Vendors in Luwero eviction of vendors 1

The town council recently passed a resolution to evict over 100 vendors from Zibulatudde road where they are operating, in a move to restore order and promote sanitation in the area. The council ordered that the vendors relocate to Bonna Bagaggawale market in Klezia zone which is operating on five acres donated by the LC III Chairman.
14:52
14:52

Buyers Face High Food Prices In Luwero Central Market Christmas 2022 1 3

Bukenya says that a bunch of bananas (matooke) increased to between Shillings 20,000 to 70,000 Shillings from Shillings 20,000-30,000 in 2021. He also noted that there is an increase in the price of sweet potatoes from Shillings 180,000 to 230,000 per sack and chicken costs between Shillings 20,000 and 45,000.
18:31
18:31

Village Saving Groups Cautioned on Possible Attacks as Festive Season Nears 6

The Village Savings and Loan Associations have between 15-30 members, who save between 10,000 and 40,000 Shillings every month. The money is either banked in the group account or stored in a wooden box kept in one of the executive member’s homes.
21:48
21:48

Museveni Commissions Ugx 12B Leather Factory In Luwero hides and skin 2 2

Museveni said that he was motivated to construct the leather factory after skilling youths in Kampala to make shoes but learnt that the leather they needed as raw materials was supposed to be imported.
07:52
07:52

Farmers Struggle to Feed Pigs Citing High Costs of Maize drought 4 1

Currently, a kilogram of broken maize costs 1800-2000 whereas maize bran costs Shillings 1200 from Shillings 400. The prices increased due to drought that affected maize harvest.
17:40
17:40

Luwero Farmers Sell Off Chicken Over High Costs of Feeds 5 1

Mulekezi however said due to the increase in prices of feed, he decided to sell off 2000 chickens to cut down on the costs.
12:38
12:38

PDM Data Collectors Face Hostile Reception In Luwero 5 1

Ssimbwa says that some residents fear sharing information with data collectors on grounds that it may be used to introduce taxes against them.
11:45
11:45

Small Scale Industries Struggle To Acquire UNBS Certification standards 4 2

Rogers Kakooza, the Director of AVAH Spices Limited in Wakiso district, says that he has operated for four years and is yet to acquire certification from UNBS. He cites the high costs involved in testing and certifying the products compared to his capital.
07:51
07:51

Luwero Muslim District to Construct Multi-million Headquarters 1 6

Currently, the Luwero Muslim District offices operate in a small building near the main mosque at Kasana in Luwero Town Council comprising about four rooms.
08:37
08:37

Residents, Investor Clash Over Access Road 4 2

According to Wasswa, they agreed with the sugar company to expand the access road to enable smooth movement of their trucks but to their surprise, the company sealed it off.
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