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07:44
07:44

Atongtidi Locals Offer Free Land for Sub County H/Q Construction 1 3

Betty Ogwang, a resident of Te-ilwa ‘A’ village in Atongtidi parish, says that they agreed to give the land to the Sub County leaders freely to pave way for development.
15:00
15:00

Masaka Leaders Bicker over New District Headquarter Site 3

The Ministry of Local government advised the district leadership to relocate the administration offices of the district, to another area outside the city boundaries following the creation of Masaka city in July last year. But the leadership in the sub-counties of Buwunga, Bukakata, Kyesiiga, and Kyannamukaaka, which make up the district are embroiled in a dispute over where the district headquarters should be placed.
14:48
14:48

Kitgum Municipal Officials Call for Increase of Road Fund Budget The World Bank 4 1

Kitgum Municipal Council Mayor, Richard Ojara Okwera says the Municipality has only 10 kms of tarmac roads which were provided by the government two years ago adding that the rest of the road networks are gravel.
07:07
07:07

Weekly Markets Operate Normally in Kwania Amidst Ban 2 3

Jimmy Uhuru, the LC I Chairman of Aduku Township in Aduku Town Council said that his voters are still adamant about complying with the guidelines issued by the Health Ministry as well as the Presidential directives to stop the spread of COVID-19. Uhuru noted that a number of bars in his area operate normally and many people mix freely.
11:29
11:29

Residents, Leaders in Kwania Divided over Location of New Sub County Headquarters 4

Last year, the then Abongomola Sub County councillors resolved that the new Sub County headquarters of Akali be constructed in Abwong parish, on land given by the former Sub County Chairman Willy Alepo Acel.
09:08
09:08

Big Tasks Await New Masaka City Mayor Masaka City Council 2 5

Namayanja pledged to focus on presenting responsible leadership which is accountable and calls for public participation in the affairs of the city.
13:25
13:25

Mbarara District, City Feud over Property 5

Last week, the district council passed a motion suspending the Mbarara city council from organizing events in some of the properties until further notice.
10:14
10:14

District Leaders in Lango Ask Gov't to Reinstate Development Equalization Grant 3

Last month a circular from the Ministry of Finance was sent to Chief Administrative Officers across the country directing them not to include DDEG in their budget for the next financial year because the government is introducing the new Parish Development Model where funds will be sent directly to the parishes instead of sub-counties, effective July 1.
15:20
15:20

Contractor Accused of Delaying Masaka Market 1 1

According to the contract duration, the market was meant to be handed over for utilization by venders in November 2019, but the construction works have dragged on without completion even after the four extensions so far granted to the contractor.
12:49
12:49

UGX 21BN Mbarara Market Construction Contract Extended Four Times 1 1

Construction of the 21 Billion Shillings market started in 2018 and was supposed to have been completed last year in January. However, completion was again extended to February 2020 and further until the end of January 2021.
19:31
19:31

Four Civil Servants in Apac District on Spot for Engaging in Politics 3 2

Innocent Abongo, the Apac district Acting Probation Officer, Frank Ogwang, the Acting Sub County Chief of Chegere Sub County, Wilbert Obala the Ibuje Sub County Chief and Andrew Omadi Omara, the Office Assistant have allegedly appeared in public campaigning for some aspirants in Apac district.
10:51
10:51

Delayed Release of Funds Stalls Operations of Masaka, Gulu Cities Masaka City Council 5 1

Godfrey Kayemba, the interim City Mayor says that the government committed to allocate 100 billion shillings to each of the new cities as their start-up capital, which has not been the case hence causing a standstill in executing of plans.
16:57
16:57

Masaka City Leadership to Close Illegal Taxi Parks Masaka City Council 2 1

John Bahengana, the acting head of technical services in the new city says they have agreed to get rid of taxis operating from non-gazetted parks and on-street stages for purposes of restoring order in the city.
13:04
13:04

Omoro Councillors Refuse to Approve Budget Koro Sub-County 5

The councillors were also angry over lack of accountability report for 170 million shillings funding for the defunct nodding syndrome centre in the District which was allegedly mismanaged by some district officials.
15:28
15:28

Masaka Officials Clash Over Interim City Leadership 1 1

Mbabali argues that the current municipal council lacks physical planning structure for a city, arguing that at the moment the responsibility is vested in the district leadership until a substantive structure is fully constituted. He says they will soon call for a stakeholder’s meeting to brief them about their position.
15:19
15:19

UWA Blocks Construction of Major Access Road in Apaa 2 1

Linda Agnes Auma, the Resident District Commissioner of Amuru criticized the interference by UWA as a sabotage to the peace, recovery and economic development efforts of the district after the two-decade long insurgency by Lord’s Resistance Army - LRA.
10:48
10:48

Tempers Flare as Masaka Leaders Discuss Boundaries of Proposed City 1 4 Top story

The Masaka LC V Chairperson, Jude Mbabali openly clashed with the Mayor Godfrey Kayemba over the boundaries of the proposed city. It all started after Mbabali claimed that they had unanimously resolved to have the entire Masaka district converted into a city.
11:56
11:56

Failed Pursuit to Join Masaka City Raises Frustration in Kalungu Masaka municipality 3

The city is required to have a population of at least 300,000 people and a land size of 100 square kilometres. While Jude Mbabali, the president of greater Masaka district leaders had relied on the proposed annexure, leaders from the neighbouring districts opposed the move saying they were not involved in the process.
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