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12:51
12:51

Nakasongola District Council Defies Minister, Votes to Create New Sub-County 1 3

On April 9, Raphael Magyezi, the Minister of Local Government issued a circular to District chairpersons and mayors informing them of the suspension of the creation of new administrative units in villages, parishes, sub-counties, town councils, divisions, municipalities and districts. In the circular, Magezi said that the units have serious budgetary implications and bearing on national programmes such as elections, Population and Housing Census, among others.
11:24
11:24

Leaders Call for Calm After Court Ruling on Soroti City Boundaries Soroti High Court 1 3

On Wednesday, Justice Wilson Masalu Musene overturned his ruling and reverted the two Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti East Division basing on the affidavits from the Local Government Minister Raphael Magyezi.
16:53
16:53

High Court Seals Boundary Contention in Soroti City Soroti High Court 1 2

The contention forced residents led by Michael Enyangu Etadu, Robert Onanyang, Stephen Erienyu, Patrick Ejelu and Brian Omoding to seek legal redress after it emerged that some politicians had intentionally altered the boundaries to serve their political interests.
09:39
09:39

New Modern Market to Boost Soroti City Revenue Soroti Main Market 1 2

The 27 Billion Shillings market was constructed under the Market and Agricultural Trade Improvement Program Project-2 MATIP-2 with funding from the African Development Bank.
18:58
18:58

Local Government Minister Clears Soroti City Boundary Contention 1 1

On Monday, when Electoral Commission started nominations of Local Government leaders, the exercise delayed due to uncertainties in the electoral areas. Most of the candidates didn’t know where they belong and had to seek guidance from the Commission staff before submitting in their nomination forms.
14:41
14:41

Confusion on Soroti City Boundaries Forces Minister Magezi to Address Council on Phone

Magezi was called by Soroti Municipality MP, Edmund Herbert Ariko while attempting to answer questions regarding city boundaries.
18:44
18:44

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

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.
11:41
11:41

Lamwo District Speaker, RDC Bicker over Blocking Council Meetings 1 2

Amone had convened an emergency council meeting for councillors to realign the boundary of the newly created Lamwo East County to suit the need of the community following concerns from the community and a section of local leaders.
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