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10:17
10:17

Corruption, Political Interference Frustrating District Service Commissions in Karamoja 4 1

The Ministry of Public Service established that many staff were in acting positions for over years due to a lack of qualifications or corruption. The commission noted that there has been a common practice for districts to return money to the treasury when there are staffing gaps but kept for relatives who are still in school.
15:46
15:46

Local Gov't Ministry Rescinds Censure of Lwengo Service Commission 3

In August, the district council, acting on the recommendation of the Executive Committee passed a vote of no confidence against the commission accusing members of corruption and gross misconduct.
12:46
12:46

Lira Councilors Want Their Speaker Out 6

On Monday, chaos broke out during an emergency meeting chaired by the Division town clerk, Jimmy Angol to hear the censure motion against the speaker.
07:07
07:07

UGX72BN Blights Parish Development Model Rollout funding shortfall 1

Paul Omara, the Otuke County MP in Otuke district observed that Parish Chiefs who will be central in the implementation of PDM are not being resourced to do their work because Parliament did not have time to debate PDM thoroughly before implementation.
13:30
13:30

Kalungu Leaders Protest Restrictions on Ownership of Gov't Bicycles 4 1

But a row ensued after Kalungu Resident District Commissioner Caleb Tukaikiriza informed the chairpersons that the bicycles will revert to the government when the current leader's leave the office, even at the end of their term of office.
14:51
14:51

Masaka City Leaders Demand Inquiries in Management of Assets Masaka City Council 3 1

The committee chaired by the Kimanya-Kabonera Division Member of Parliament Abed Bwanika learnt that the city has under unclear circumstances lost a lot of its properties that including land in green spaces and road reserves.
11:36
11:36

Lira District, City Bicker Over Assets 1 5

The Ministry of Health had budgeted for the construction of three health facilities within the city. They include Ongica and Anyomorem Health Centre IIIs and Punuluru HCII in the Lira City West division.
09:57
09:57

Gulu District Leaders Decry Inadequate Local Revenue Sources household income 3 1

Christopher Opiyo Atekere, the District Chairperson revealed to URN that all the 12 departments of the districts that includes Council, Audit, Natural Resources have not got any financial allocations for operations as yet due to unavailability of funds.
11:12
11:12

District Chairpersons Demand Punitive Action Against Misuse of Vehicles 3 2

The leaders indicate that mismanagement of government vehicles is a challenge that needs to be addressed by introducing very tough penalties to whoever uses them recklessly.
22:58
22:58

Former Kaberamaido District Boss Fails to Handover Office handover reports 3 1

Ekesu told our reporter that only the council speaker, Robert Etwalu has handed over the office while the rest of the former council leader have declined to do so.
07:38
07:38

Bribery, Double Standards Cited in Soroti Market Lockup Allocations Soroti City 3 1

The investigation was conducted amidst disagreements between city authorities and market vendors, with many of them refusing to take up lockups allocated to them. The disagreement has also affected the planned relocation of vendors from the temporal market along Serere road to the newly constructed main market.
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.
15:15
15:15

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.
19:45
19:45

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

“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.
14:33
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.
18:44
18:44

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

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.
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.
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.
22:42
22:42

Minister Magyezi Decries High Corruption Levels in Local Gov't Anti corruption 2 1

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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