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12:12
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Kaberamaido Technical Institute Gets UGX 4b World Bank 1

Kaberamaido Technical Institute was established in 1984 and sits on a 58- acre land. The school, with an enrolment of 237 students has been operating under difficult conditions due to inadequate structural space and tools for training.
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Renovation Works At Bukalasa Agricultural College Launched World Bank 3 2

Muhwezi who is also head of Secretariat Technical Vocational Education and Training Policy Working Group revealed that in the first phase the renovation works will be executed by Vambeco Enterprises Uganda at 9.4 billion shillings.
16:16
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Soroti Municipality Receives UGX6.6 Billion to Improve Road Infrastructure World Bank 1 1

Soroti Municipal Council received UGX. 6.6 billion for the construction of School Road, Harridas Road, Edyegu Road, Adams Road, among others under Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development-USMID, funded by the World Bank. Another UGX. 2.7 billion has been allocated to provide street lights in all major roads and digitalized traffic lights at Soroti junction.
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Research: Ugandan Officials Might Have Hidden UGX 267bn Aid Money World Bank 1 Top story

In East Africa, Tanzania was also studied and researchers found at least $145m had been hidden by its elites. Researchers concluded that this was because politicians, elites and their cronies got access to aid money and instead of using it to work on projects that developed their countries, they hid it away for personal use.
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Gov't Commissions Kaberebere –Nyamiyanja-Ryamiyonga Road Construction World Bank 5 2

The 23.1km road stretch will cost Shillings 1.68 billion provided under the Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project [DR DIP], which covers refugee hosting districts.
11:05
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Health Should Not Be a Privilege for the Rich – Byanyima World Bank 1 Top story

UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima says that the right to health is eluding the poor and people trying to lift themselves out of poverty are being crushed by the unacceptably high costs of health care, with at least half the world’s population unable to access essential health services.
19:02
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UMSC Petitions Education Minister to Halt Luweero Seed School Project World Bank 2

Luweero District Authorities commissioned the construction of Katikamu Seed Secondary School On December 3. The school occupies eight out of the 12 acres of land owned by Uganda Muslim Supreme Council land at Luwube village in Katikamu Sub-county.
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Gov't Rejecting Loans from World Bank Uganda loans 2 1

Government of Uganda is rejecting most loans from World Bank in favor of loans from China according to the National Economy Committee of Parliament.
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Uganda-South Sudan Border Market Fails To Attract Traders Lokung Subcounty 4 3 Top story

Obwona kibwa, the Lokung Sub county LCIII Vice Chairperson says traders within Ngomoromo village refused to occupy the market because they alleged its located far away from the trading center with no proper security.
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Kitgum Municipal Council Stuck with UGX 6 Billion USMID Cash World Bank 2 1

Emmanuel Banya, the Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk told URN in an interview on Tuesday that ever since the money was released, it has been idle in the Municipal Council bank account pending procurement of a consultant by Lands Ministry.
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Lira Municipality Given Two-Weeks to Resolve Coronation Park Dispute USMID 1 1

The park was due for an upgrade and beautification under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development- USMID, a World Bank-funded programme designed to expand infrastructure and improve service delivery in selected municipalities across the country.
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Minister Amongi Intervenes in Lira Municipal Leaders, CAO Row Lira municipality 1 1

Last week, Lira municipality councillors asked the Local Government Ministry to transfer Samuel Ahabwe accusing him of failing to implement council resolutions. They cited failure to evict vendors from various streets and failing to stop Saving Grace Limited from managing Coronation Park, a public open space.
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Leaders, CAO Bickering Threatens USMID Program in Lira Lira municipality 1 1

Last week, Lira municipality councillors asked the Local Government Ministry to transfer Ahabwe accusing him of failing to implement council resolutions.
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Councillors Demand Transfer of Lira Municipal Town Clerk Lira municipality 3

Some of the notable council resolutions which they cited include removal of street vendors from major streets within Lira town including Obote Avenue, Noteber, Oyam, Kitgum among others. Geoffrey Ogwal, the Municipal Council speaker confirmed receiving two petitions from both local councilors and the executive committee. Ogwal says he has informed Ahabwe about the intentions and asking to prepare his defense.
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Kitgum Municipality to Number Streets World Bank 1 2

Patrick Ocan Ocitti, the Kitgum Municipal Deputy Town Clerk, says that the labelling project will be implemented using part of fund meant for Institutional Strengthening fund.
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UNRA Starts Temporal Repair of Lira-Kamdini Highway World Bank 2

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Communications Officer says the temporal repair work includes feeling deep potholes with marram and opening of some filled up drainage lines on the highway.
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Proposed Expansion of Lira Coronation Park Hangs in Balance Lira Municipal 2

According to Ahabwe, they had proposed to construct a storied structure and stage in the park. He however, says they can’t execute their plans until Saving Grace, a private business company that was contracted to manage the park for a year at Shillings 5 million each month leaves the park. Ahabwe says the money is meant to finance construction of a one storied structure, public Stage at the public space.
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I Feel Vindicated over UCB Sale - Professor Suruma World Bank 1 3 Top story

Suruma, the Makerere University Chancellor was one of the few government officials that had tried to resist the World Bank/ International Monetary Fund call for privatization of UCB.
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Refugee Host Districts Get UGX 555 bn World Bank 2 1

According to the minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Hillary Onek, the money is going to be used to improve on services in the health, education and infrastructure sectors in the districts that have been stressed by the big refugee numbers
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