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17:33
17:33

Interim Mayors Demand Additional Funding for New Cities government 3 1

Raphael Magyezi, the Local Government Minister says that plans are underway to lobby additional funding to supplement the already approved municipality budgets.
08:29
08:29

Mayuge District Commercial Officer Dismissed for Lack of Academic Documents Attorney General

The ministry acted on a tipoff from a whistleblower who indicated that Waiswa's academic documents did not corroborate with the institutions he claims to have studied from. The whistleblower further stated that several civil servants in Mayuge district acquired their jobs after bribing the District Service Commission.
06:38
06:38

Village Chairpersons Storm Kapelebyong District Headquarters over Pay ex-gratia payment 2 1

Village chairpersons are supposed to receive an allocation of 10,000 Shillings every month, which is paid once, every financial year. The LCs are now demanding a sum of 120,000 Shillings for the financial year 2019/2020.
15:21
15:21

Local Governments Directed to Repair All Non Functional Boreholes people 1 1

According to the circular dated March 31, the Water Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi advised all Chief Administrative Officers, to let all planned activities within the water department and focus on ensuring that the population in their respective areas access clean water.
16:40
16:40

UMEME Unveils One Year Development Plan area 2 1

Babungi says the projects are aimed at boosting the country’s innovative youth who can best sustain their enterprises through constant power supply.
14:32
14:32

Local Gov't Ministry Interdicts Three Jinja Municipal Officials abuse of office 1

“The Criminal Investigations Directorate is conducting investigations into allegations of abuse of office, conspiracy to defraud, embezzlement, fraudulent accounting and money laundering. Vide CIDHQTRS/94/2020,” the letter reads in part.
14:43
14:43

Court Halts Implementation of Digital Tax Stamps Uganda 1

The order signed by the Deputy Registrar Dr. Agnes Nkonge stays URA from enforcing the transition period deadline which the tax body had set before slapping heavy fines to manufacturers and importers of several gazette goods including bottled water, soda, beer, wine, spirits, and tobacco.
07:12
07:12

Finance Committee Approves BoU Recapitalisation Request Bank of Uganda 4 1 Top story

In his presentation on Tuesday evening, the Finance Committee Chairperson, Henry Musasizi explained that the Bank of Uganda Act, 2000 provides that government is authorized to issue securities for recapitalising BOU where its capital impaired.
19:05
19:05

Nansana’s Plan to Redesign Main Street Hangs in Balance municipality 1 1

According to the plan which had been proposed earlier this year, Nansana authorities wanted the stretch from Jeninah to Yesu Amala centers be redesigned to accommodate among others, extending the walkway far from the road to minimize the risk of pedestrians competing for space with motorists, creation of parking space to generate local revenue and having green fields.
18:07
18:07

Court Orders Mak to Pay Costs For Delaying to Submit Defense strike 2 3

While presiding over the matter, the head of the Industrial Court, Justice Asaph Ruhinda Ntegye and a panel of five judges explained to court that they were not ready with the judgement because Makerere University had delayed to submit its defense on time.
10:49
10:49

Bukasa Inland Project: Residents Demand Alternative Land Yoweri Museveni 1 6 Top story

Eric Kanyange, another resident notes that he had been given a compensation number with his property valued at Shillings 51 million and has all the documents but he was surprised to find that his name and reference number were missing on the list of people who were due to collect their monies.
14:57
14:57

UIA Issues 286 Investment Licenses Lawrence Byensi 2 1 Top story

Byensi said most of the companies were foreign, with up 75% of the investments being brought in by foreigners. Domestic investors will only cover 25%. Chinese lead the pack of the people asking permits to invest in Uganda. Ugandans came in second.
07:41
07:41

Museum, 100 More Seats in Parliament to Cost UGX 26B Rebecca Kadaga 1 4 Top story

The committee agreed to amend the contract to include an additional floor to accommodate a museum and increase the sitting capacity of the chambers from 500 to 600 seats. The additional works will cost Shillings 26 billion inclusive of VAT, according to documents seen by URN.
12:50
12:50

Mbarara Struggling to End Open Defecation financial year 2

Scovia Kyomuhendo, a resident of Rubaya says several residents in the area practice open defecation despite the presence of toilet facilities. She says that some of the people prefer bushes because of cultural beliefs, which don’t allow in laws to share toilets.
16:53
16:53

Namugongo Chairperson Hosts Division Offices in His Home Wakiso District 2 1

Mukasa says that he promised to get land for the construction of the division headquarters during his campaigns, which has prompted him to host the division until they find land for their offices.
10:39
10:39

Electoral Reforms: Gov’t Seeks to Delay Polls in New Districts financial year 4 Top story

This proposal is a departure from the Parliamentary Elections Act, 2005 that provides that elections should be held sixty days after the creation of a new district or constituency. This comes at a time when government is struggling to fund elections in newly created districts and constituencies.
14:24
14:24

IG Breaks Ground for UGX 69bn Headquarters government 4 2 Top story

Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony on plots 71-75 Yusuf Lule Road and Plots 24-26 Clement Hill, Kampala this morning, Rose N. Kafeero, the Permanent Secretary of the IG, said the 15 storied building will cost them Shillings 69Billion.
20:51
20:51

Radio Station Premises Closed Over Tax Arrears Uganda 3

Bagamuhunda also operates Freedom Institute for Law and ICT Studies (FILIS) under Freedom Radio in the same building. Our reporter visited the radio station premises along Bwankosya drive in Kabale municipality and found it locked with two padlocks.
12:53
12:53

Judiciary PS Skips PAC Meeting Over Audit Queries head 1 Top story

“In a week, you have got over 100 million Shillings, next week you have another 100 million, what are you doing with it? We suspect forgery in the accounts and theft of public funds,” Nandala said. He also noted that the whistleblower’s information correlates with what his committee has partly discovered in the Judiciary accounts.
16:10
16:10

UGX 18bn Needed for Operationalisation of Kitalya Prison district 4 1

The facility, whose construction commenced in July 2016 by Ambitious Construction Company Limited at a price of18.3 billion shillings, now requires a similar amount to procure furniture as well as facilities for staff to manage and run the prison.
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