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12:04
12:04

Councilors Grumble as Nakasongola Renews Quarrying MOU with Energo at UGX 50M 1 1

Energo Uganda Limited Company is carrying out stone quarrying at Kageri rock in Wabinyonyi Sub County. The stones are used to construct roads in Kampala city and other highways in Uganda.
10:07
10:07

Nakasongola Leaders Want Roads Damaged by Floods Rehabilitated 3 1

Many roads are now impassable over heavy rains and rising water levels of Lake Kyoga since 2020. Some roads are submerged by water, culverts collapsed and filled with potholes.
15:09
15:09

Contractor Given 2-Months Ultimatum to Complete Sezibwa Bridge 2 1

The Ministry of Works and Transport contracted the Company in 2019 to tarmac a road and construct the bridge that connects Nakasongola to Kayunga district for a tune of 15 billion Shillings. The construction was supposed to be completed within 18 months, but was later granted a six months extension.
13:07
13:07

Nakasongola Leaders Resort To Vigilantes To Fight Cattle Thefts Pastoralists 5 1 Top story

Sam Kigula, the LC 5 Chairman of Nakasongola district says that theft of animals has plunged pastoralists into poverty. He says Police has failed to end the thefts due to manpower problems. He says that to address the problem, they have resolved to form anti-cattle theft committees comprising seven vigilantes per village to patrol their village areas.
15:04
15:04

Nakasongola Fishermen Frustrated over Low Fish Catch Lake Kyoga 2 1

Tom Bukenya, the Assistant Regulations and Quality Assurance Control Commissioner at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries says that government can’t allow fishermen to resort to illegal methods so as to catch more fish.
11:39
11:39

Nakasongola Road Remains Submerged For A Year 2 1

Mariam Nabutaka the Female District Councillor for Lwampanga sub county says that the impassable road has crippled trade between the areas and plunged residents into poverty.
10:50
10:50

Fishing Ban Extended Further on Lake Kyoga illegal fishing 1

Sam Kigula, the chairperson of Lake Kyoga Integrated Management Organization, an umbrella organization for all districts sharing the lake, explains that during the review meeting, local leaders asked the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) to lift the ban to enable fishermen to resume fishing for survival.
12:22
12:22

Nakasongola Introduces Ordinance To Combat Vandalism Attorney General 4 1 Top story

According to proposed ordinance, Bogere wants the district to restrict the business of dealing in scrap to adults above 18 years following reports that children are dropping out of school to sale scrap. He also wants the district council to compel scrap dealers to have known collection centers where people can sale old metals rather moving house to house, which abets vandalism.
17:56
17:56

Nakasongola District Relaxes Quarantine Ahead Of Xmas christmas 4 1 Top story

The Nakasongola District Veterinary Office enforced the ban, which saw the closure of butcheries and livestock markets in the affected areas to contain the spread of the disease.
07:38
07:38

Meat Prices Drop to Ugx 1,000 as Dry Spell Hits Nakasongola 4 2

Samuel Kasirye, the Prime Minister of Buruuli Chiefdom explains that the valley dams constructed by both the district and private farmers dried up in August 2018 leaving pastoralists desperate, with no water to sustain their animals.
07:14
07:14

Seven Drown In Lake Kyoga in Two Months operation 2 1

Nsamba says they have also appealed to the Fisheries Protection Unit to resume their operations on the Lake and fight the practice of fishermen gazetting certain spots on the lake, which is fueling clashes.
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