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21:09
21:09

165 Teachers Miss Salaries as Luwero Struggles to Implement Enhancements science teachers

According to a circular to all headteachers of government-aided secondary schools, the district has written to the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development asking for supplementary funds to pay for the salaries. The circular dated September 1, 2022, requested the affected staff to remain patient.
11:13
11:13

Road Rehabilitation Works in Greater Luwero Stall Over Budget Cuts 4 1

Robert Ssenu the LCIII Chairperson of Kikamulo sub-county says the impassable roads are affecting the transportation of goods and services in the district.
19:17
19:17

Amuria, Kapelebyong Councilors Refuse to Approve Budget Budget approval 4 2

Amuria and Kapelebyong District Councils have failed to pass their budget for the next financial year after councilors protested the non-payment of allowances and the absence of copies of the budget.
17:50
17:50

Parish Development Model Funds Lying Idle in District Accounts 3 1 Top story

In Hoima district, 840 million shillings were received to facilitate the operations of the parish development model but Charles Kajura, the district focal person for the Programme says they could not disburse it to the various parishes over a lack of implementation guidelines. In Bukwo district, Resident District Commissioner Hashaka Mpimbaza says that Chief Administrative Officer has failed to disclose how much funds were disbursed for the programme.
13:57
13:57

Ugandans Lose Millions to Dubious Online Business Scam Online businesses

Franklin Jjingo, who lost Shillings 3million to the scam says that they woke up on Monday when the financial withdraws had been suspended before the online platform was completely closed down on Wednesday.
19:20
19:20

Farmers Still Shun Digital Financing Platforms-Experts 1 2

Irene Sekamwa Kajoro, a Product Manager of Financial Services Development at the Agricultural Business Initiative says they see a lot of phobias, especially among rural farmers where small changes such as the introduction of a tax threw off a number from using mobile money services in conducting business.
15:45
15:45

Start Up Funds For Newly Created Adminstrative Units Diverted to Pay Salaries

In a letter to all Chief Administrative Officers dated February 3, 2022, Ben Kumumanya the Permanent Secretary of Local Government says that the funds should be used to pay salary for chairpersons and technical staff, allowances for councilors, and other council expenses.
07:58
07:58

Millions of COVID-19 Vaccines May Expire in Stores over Lack of Distribution Money Ministry of Health 3 1

Without specifying amounts, Dr Diana Atwine, the MOH permanent Secretary told an emergency meeting called by Prime Minister Robina Nabbanja that at the time of depositing the money to the two procurement entities they had thought they would use money promised by the World Bank which has not yet come through.
05:46
05:46

Parliament Approves UGX 3.8 trillion Supplementary Budget 2 1

Of this, at least 1.3 trillion Shillings was already spent within the 3 per cent legal limit which the government can spend and seek approval later from Parliament, while 2.4 trillion Shillings is for prior approval by Parliament.
20:15
20:15

Newly Created Town Councils, Sub Counties Furious After Missing Out On Q2 Finances 1

Last week, the Ministry of Finance, released a total of 5.8 trillion Shillings to facilitate government institutions in the second quarter of the year, covering the months of October, November and December 2021. Luwero district received 15.4 billion Shillings to cater for wages and development programmes among other activities during the same period.
14:09
14:09

Nakasongola Forms 13 Member Committee to Track its City Status Nakasongola City 1 1

Samuel Kigula the LC 5 Chairman of Nakasongola says that the committee will also make further consultations on the boundaries for proposed Nakasongola West and East Divisions.
03:17
03:17

Luwero Chairman, DHO Disagree Over Ugx 249M COVID-19 Cash COVID 19 2 1

Kibirango explains that the money was released by the office of the Chief Administrative Officer and deposited on private accounts of health workers which may put it a risk of embezzlement .
23:41
23:41

UGX 589 Billion Returned to Consolidated Fund in 2020/2021 Financial Year pension 1 3

In spite of releasing the funds timely, the Ministry says up to 119 billion meant for wage bill was returned unspent; gratuity 18.9 billion, pension 7.7 billion, non-wage recurrent 35.5 billion and 40.7 billion for development.
07:10
07:10

Clergy’s Lives at Stake as Land Grabbers Takeover Church Land in Mukono Diocese Police 5 3

Citing Kisowera parish in Nama sub-county, Mukono district, Ssebaggala, said that the illegal settlers started destroying and stealing church property including the two acres of eucalyptus trees which they cut and sold. He said that the squatters have also started selling off plots of land and erecting buildings on the land.
17:03
17:03

Gov’t Negotiating with COMESA Countries For Trade border closure 3 1

The government has said that it is exploring new market opportunities with the Common Market for East and Southern Africa member states (COMESA) as trade with its neighbours gets worse.
20:03
20:03

Outrage As Allowances Get Lion Share Of Nakasongola COVID 19 Budget 1

The District Task Force chaired by Dan Muganga the Resident District Commissioner also unanimously resolved to spend 49.2 million shillings on monitoring adherence to COVID 19 SOPs.
18:19
18:19

Education Authorities in Acholi Want Lessons Extended to All Radios 103.5 Tembo Fm 2 1

Robinson Obwot, the Gulu City Inspector of Schools said the initial design of the program did not involve education experts to offer technical guidance before the initiative was rolled out.
19:48
19:48

Scientists Seek UGX 248bn to Produce COVID-19 Vaccine COVID-19 vaccines 2 1

Kasaija told the MPs that there are two solutions to the COVID-19 vaccine which include locally manufacturing vaccines, and sourcing for vaccines for all Ugandans.
19:36
19:36

Finance Slashes Parish Development Model Funds to 200 Billion Parliament 5 1 Top story

The Ministry of Finance has revised downwards the funds for parish development model from 490 billion shillings to 200 billion shillings.
12:30
12:30

EPRC Launches Project to Find Modalities for Rewarding Unpaid Care Work 3 1 Top story

Commenting about the project and women inclusion issues, Sheikh Muhammad Ali Waiswa, the 2nd Deputy Mufti of Uganda said while they opened up a women’s desk at the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, they have employed males to work there since women are not forthcoming.
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