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14:31
14:31

Construction Delays Mbarara City Council UGX 600m Market 1 4

Mbarara City Central Market is being constructed under the Markets Agriculture Trade Improvement Programme (MATIP) and funded by the African Development Bank.
10:52
10:52

Operations of Newly Created Sub Counties, Town Councils Hang in Balance 2 1

The Local Government Minister Raphael Magezi says that the government is considering providing funds for the operationalization of the administrative units in the next budget.
09:14
09:14

Modern Markets Remain Closed Months After Commissioning Soroti City 1 3 Top story

Some of the vendors remained on the streets after failing to get space in the temporary market space provided by the authorities.
09:01
09:01

Residents, Leaders Decry Delayed Completion of Aduku Sub County Headquarters 1 3

ROOVACO Uganda Limited was in 2019, contracted to construct the administration block under Phase-I. Construction of the project commenced last year in Feb and was supposed to end in June, this year.
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Amuru District in Dilemma over New Sub Counties Ministry of Finance 2

Thompson Obong, the Chief Administrative officer Amuru district says they recently received a budget execution circular from the Ministry of Finance halting the operationalization of the newly created lower local governments due to the lack of finances, yet the EC has gone ahead to gazette new electoral positions for there for the 2021 elections.
19:25
19:25

KCCA Wants sh 4 Trillion Annually - a Raise From 1% to 10% of National Budget 4

Kisaka wants the allocation to the authority raised to at least sh 4 trillion or 10% of the national budget, arguing that the authority plans and caters for about 4.3 million people who work or reside in Kampala.
11:44
11:44

Kabarole District Staff to Undergo Self-Quarantine social distancing

According to Brian Kisembo, the Incident Manager for COVID-19 in Kabarole, the total of confirmed cases in the district now stands at six.
11:00
11:00

Court Dismisses Suit Challenging New City Guidelines Masaka High Court

Mbabali had petitioned the High Court to quash the guidelines issued by Local Government Minister Rafael Magyezi on June 30, 2020, to guide the operations of the new cities on grounds that they contravene the procedures set out in the local government act.
19:45
19:45

Kapir County NRM MP Flag Bearer Dr. Isamat in Trouble 1 2

“I wish to confirm to you that Dr. Abraham Isamat is a senior Veterinary Officer in Ngora District; who I heard was intending to contest for Kapir Constituency in Ngora in the general elections for 2021. I wish to state however that by close of business today 14th, September, 2020, he had not yet submitted his resignation letter”, the CAO’s letter reads.
14:10
14:10

Masaka Market Contractor Given 45 Days to Complete Project Masaka City Council 3

This is the third time the contractor is seeking an extension after failing to complete the construction works during the second extension which ended on 30th July.
14:33
14:33

Relocation of Itojo Sub County, Nyamukana Town Council Irks Ntungamo Leaders 5 1

Ntungamo district council in 2015 passed a resolution to split Ruhaama County and Ruhaama East.
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18:44

Teso MPs Threaten Legal Action Against Landlords Who Protested Creation of Soroti City 1 2

Elijah Okupa, the Kasilo County MP in Serere says they are studying the document presented to various offices and will soon make a decision on whether to drug the petitioners to court. He claims that three people, whose names were included as petitioners have approached him and disowned the document.
09:25
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Religious Leaders in Tooro Petition Local Gov't Minister Over Fort Portal City Boundaries Reuben Kisembo 1

According to the petition, the religious leaders argue that the approved boundaries are different from what the leaders and residents recommended, and should be changed forthwith.
16:22
16:22

Mixed Reactions As Parliament Approves Immediate Operationalization of Soroti, Lira Cities Soroti City 7 1

On Thursday, the Minister of Local Government Raphael Magezi sought approval from Parliament to adjust the date of operation for the three cities to July 1 2020.
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05:37

Landlords Petition Against Creation of Soroti City 1 1

Landlords led by Pascal Amuriat are against the elevation of Soroti municipality on the grounds that the communities annexed to Soroti city are largely agrarian and that the elevation is likely to distort their way of life. They add that the changes were announced during the lockdown with little or no consultation from the communities.
15:37
15:37

Location of Mbarara City South Division Headquarters Divides Leaders 5 1

Last week at the inauguration ceremony of Mbarara City, the Minister of Local Government Raphael Magyezi, directed that Mbarara City south division headquarters be located at Nyamitanga as it is in the centre of other two former divisions.
14:33
14:33

Serere, Ngora Return UGX 500m to Treasury new financial year 1 3

Both districts advertised for various jobs at the beginning of the year, but interviews were halted after the President announced a lockdown following the outbreak of COVID-19.
07:05
07:05

Local Govt's Struggling to Absorb Funds as Financial Year Ends COVID-19 Lockdown 3 1

The performance in local governments was affected when districts downscaled their activities and reduced the number of workers as the country partially shut down in March 2020 to contain a lethal virus which had started paralyzing the world.
11:59
11:59

Amolatar District Registers 95% Increase in Fish Stock 4

The government banned fishing activities on all Uganda water bodies in May 2019 to improve the fish stocks and reorganise the sector. As a result, a number of districts have reported improvements in fish stock, which have been attributed to the intervention of the Fisheries Protection Unit.
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Gov’t Moves to Resettle Persons Displaced by Rising Water Levels Lake Victoria 4 1

Water levels for major water bodies across the country have gone up in recent months from 12.00 meters in 2019 to above 13.4 meters, in the case of Lake Victoria, a mark last recorded in 1964, while Lake Kyoga is projected to exceed the highest historical water level of 13.2 meters.
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