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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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Local Government Ministry Intervenes in Nansana Municipal Woes 4 1

The rift between the councillors and the municipal leaders started after councillors rejected a budget proposal from the executive committee for purchasing road equipment worth 900 million, using funds raised from property tax. The bickering reached its peak last week, Thursday when councillors passed the budget in the absence of members of the executive committee.
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Minister Magyezi Decries High Corruption Levels in Local Gov't Anti corruption 1 2

The Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi has said his office is determined to fight cases of corruption which is overwhelming in the local Government.
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Civil Servants in Newly Created Cities to Retain Jobs Fort Portal 1 2

On Thursday, during a debate held on Zoom that was organised by Kabarole Research and Resource Centre – KRC, and attended by hundreds of Kabarole residents and leaders, Justinian Niwagaba explained that civil servants in the elevated municipalities will remain with their jobs and work in the cities.
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Minister Magyezi Directs Local Gov'ts to Close Markets Ignoring COVID-19 Directives Local Government 1 2

The Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi has directed Local Governments to close down all Markets not observing guidance on COVID-19.
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Court Summons RCC Kampala For Blocking Arrest of Suspect in LC Bicycle Scandal Buganda Road Court

Ndege is accused of stopping police officers from arresting the former principal civil engineer in Ministry of Works Eng. Robert Kakiza.
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Masaka Municipality Want Local Government to Terminate Market Project Contract 1 1

The local leadership led by the Municipality Mayor Godfrey Kayemba, have petitioned the Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi, demanding for discontinuation of Multiplex Alshamas Limited from continuing with the contract for Masaka central market over failure deliver the works on schedule.
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Minister Orders for Quarterly Report of Abia Seed School Construction 4 3 Top story

He issued the directive on Thursday morning while touring the construction site of the school, which is being built in memory of over 160 people killed by the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA in 2004.
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Nansana Municipality Gets New Town Clerk investigation 1 3

Thomson Obong, the former Amolator Deputy Chief Administrative Officer replaces James Ambrose Atwoko.
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Lt. Col. Nakalema Orders Arrest of Nansana Town Clerk corruption 4 1 Top story

On Friday afternoon, the State Anti-Corruption Unit together with other agencies including the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya stormed the municipality and held a meeting which later turned into an investigation panel with several individuals submitting evidence as others shared their grievances.
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Nansana Municipal Staff Working Overnight to Beat Probe Pressure team 1 2

Although the offices were previously closing at 7 p.m., Our reporter found the officers operating way beyond 10 p.m. One of the lower-level staff who preferred anonymity says that at night, officers keep busy looking into their documents. “The municipality is hot these days,” the staff said.
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Serere Chairman, CAO Bicker Over Facilitation 1 2 Top story

“The Chairperson has now threatened to resign with immediate effect, if the CAO is not transferred with immediate effect. The purpose of this communication therefore, is to inform you of the conflict between the Chairperson LCV and the CAO”, the RDC’s letter concludes.
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Nansana Municipality Crisis: Ministry Institutes Investigations, Reopens Offices security 7 1 Top story

Jackie Kiiza Kemigisha, the Principal Urban Officer in the Local Government Ministry, said the meeting came up with four resolutions and resolved to implement them with immediate effect in the interest of better service delivery in the municipality.
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Nansana Mayor Closes Municipal Offices, Asks Ministry to Take Over government 3 1 Top story

Bakkite says given the forceful removal of the town clerk, she was left with no option but to close the offices and ask the ministry to takeover.
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Kaberamaido District Councilors Question Poor Revenue Collection, Management 1 3

The district estimated collections worth 376 million Shillings in the financial year 2019-2020, with quarterly allocations of 94 million Shillings. However, only 72 million Shillings was realized in the first quarter of the year, creating a shortfall of 22 million Shillings.
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Bunyangabu District Leaders Fail to Account For Project Funds 6

In the findings presented to the District Plan on Wednesday, the committee discovered that 16 million shillings had not been accounted for and there were forgeries of documents.
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Cabinet Position on Proposed Masaka City Receives Mixed Reactions Cabinet of Uganda 4 1

According to a decision communicated by Jennifer Namuyangu, the State Minister for local government, cabinet, however, dropped the ideas; of either turning the whole of Masaka district into a city or annexing peri-urban sub neighbouring counties of Kingo and Kalungu; located in Lwengo and Kalungu districts respectively for Masaka municipality to qualify for a city.
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Heavy Rains Destroy Newly Commissioned Bridge in Kyenjojo William Kaija 1 1

The infrastructure which cost 95 million Shillings, is the crossing link between the Sub Counties of Katooke and Kyarusozi, across the Aswa Swamp.
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Disagreements Threaten Masaka’s Quest For City Status 2

At the centre of the growing controversy is the municipality Mayor Godfrey Kayemba, who prefers to extend into the urban areas that fall under Lwengo and Kalungu districts, a proposal that Masaka LCV Chairperson Jude Mbabali is against.
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Huge Land Acquisition Cited Along Napak- Katakwi Border border conflicts 1 2

The accusations come at the time the Katakwi residents are accusing their counterparts in Napak of alleged eviction at the border. The Iteso community claims that more than 300 people have been evicted by the Karamojong in the villages of Kaithelem and Okameta. They also noted that some of their houses were burnt, forcing them to stay in camps, among other issues.
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