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08:17
08:17

Masaka City Security Committee Probes Allegations of Extortion by Senior Commercial Officer Masaka City Clerk

Mugerwa stands accused of soliciting bribes from beneficiaries of various programs, including the Parish Development Model (PDM), Youth Livelihood Program (YLP), and Emyooga, before approving their funding proposals.
12:20
12:20

Police Investigates Embezzlement of PDM Funds in Luwero 1 2

Richard Bwabye the Luwero Resident District Commissioner explains that the PDM SACCO leaders detected the unsuspicious withdrawals after they checked balances and found less amount of funds on their accounts.
09:00
09:00

Insecurity Delays PDM Fund Disbursement in Karenga 1 2

Felix Lochale, the LC5 chairperson of Karenga district, highlighted how insecurity, particularly in areas with limited security presence, has severely impacted the PDM program. Parish chiefs are hesitant to access isolated villages to implement the program due to the heightened insecurity.
11:40
11:40

Luwero Police Investigates PDM SACCO Leaders Over Extortion 1

Wasswa Tamale, the National Resistance Movement Publicity Secretary for Luwero district explains that about 179 residents applied for PDM cash at Nambeere PDM SACCO and each was asked by some officials to first pay 70,000 shillings.
10:41
10:41

Five SACCO Leaders in Nakaseke Charged With Theft of PDM Funds

The five were arrested by Police following complaints to Rosemary Byabasaija, the Nakaseke Resident District Commissioner that they had withdrawn the money and allegedly embezzled it.
08:08
08:08

Computer Illiteracy Delays PDM Fund Disbursement in Nakapiripirit 4 1

Michael Ayepa, the Karamoja regional coordinator for the Parish Development Model revealed that the district has managed to disburse money to only two parishes since the program's inception in July 2023.
10:17
10:17

Nakaseke Residents Petition Prime Minister Over Irregularities in PDM 4 3

The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has released 7.7 billion shillings to 77 parish SACCO accounts in Nakaseke district. The Parish SACCOs have been able to disburse only 1.5 billion shillings to the intended beneficiaries.
10:22
10:22

Luwero SACCOs Stuck with UGX 5.5B For PDM 2 5

The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has released shillings 10.8 billion shillings to 101 parish SACCO accounts in Luwero district.
12:20
12:20

Karamoja Leaders Demand Cash Payments to PDM Beneficiaries Karamoja sub region 1 2

In Nabilatuk district, beneficiaries have been issued ATM cards, raising concerns about the limited banking infrastructure in South Karamoja. Sylvia Awas, the Nabilatuk district woman member of parliament, expressed her dissatisfaction with the use of electronic money transactions due to the poor mobile network connectivity in the region.
17:32
17:32

Insecurity, Lack of Facilitation Frustrates PDM Program in Karamoja 1 6 Top story

Michael Ayepa, the PDM Regional Coordinator for the Karamoja sub-region, explained that the funds are sitting idle in bank accounts because people were not adequately prepared to receive the money. Ayepa pointed out that the delayed disbursements were also hindered by insecurity, which prevented parish chiefs from accessing certain villages for registration and data collection.
15:57
15:57

NRM Councilors Dismiss Caucus Chairperson Over Alleged Opposition Allegiance member

Led by Maxwell Kuwembula, the Kamuli District LC V chairperson, the councilors argue that Wabwire's public declaration of support for NUP is contradictory to his role as the leader of NRM councilors. They believe that his actions have weakened the party's position throughout the district, with grassroots supporters blaming the councilors for failing to take disciplinary action against him.
11:58
11:58

Bribery Claims Mar Parish Development Programme in Wobulenzi Town Council 2 5

Edwin Serebe, the town agent of Bukalasa parish says that the process of disbursing money to other applicants has been slow because an official in the district commercial office asked for a bribe of Shillings 200,000 to upload the names of the applicants on the PDM system.
10:12
10:12

Karamoja Leaders Call for more Sensitization on PDM 1 5

John Baptist Lokii, the Matheniko County Member of Parliament stressed the importance of local leaders taking an active role in sensitizing communities about the value and benefits of the program. He expressed concern that the limited knowledge about the PDM program has hindered effective communication between leaders and the local people.
11:46
11:46

Parliament Starts Considering PDM Regional Reports 1

On Wednesday, Parliament received the oversight report from the Lango sub-region presented by Kole North MP, Samuel Opio Acuti on behalf of MPs from the region.
14:03
14:03

Enumerators Confiscate Masaka City PDM Data Over Nonpayment 3 1

The data collectors in Masaka City are yet to hand over the information in protest of nonpayment of their allowances.
10:21
10:21

Rwampara CAO, Production Officer Detained Over PDM Money 3 1

According to Muhindo, she launched investigations into the management of PDM funds after receiving complaints from the beneficiaries implicating Gumisiriza and some civil servants of soliciting bribes from them during registration.
09:01
09:01

Kaliro District Local Government Employees Arrested over Fraud primary school

The suspects who are currently detained at Kaliro Central Police Station include Chief Administrative Officer Samuel Bigirwa, District Education Officer Edward Kamaga and the Parish Development Model-focal person, Fred Mbalumya.
15:16
15:16

Maize Tops Enterprises In Luwero PDM Household Survey agriculture 1 3 Top story

Last month, Luwero district deployed 386 data collectors equipped with smartphones to collect basic information in 101 parishes about households under the Parish Based Management Information System ahead of the implementation of the PDM program.
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12:38

PDM Data Collectors Face Hostile Reception In Luwero 5 1

Ssimbwa says that some residents fear sharing information with data collectors on grounds that it may be used to introduce taxes against them.
15:30
15:30

PDM Beneficiaries Task Gov't on Coordination Offices 2

Patrick Muyobu, the Chairperson of Kimanya Ward in Kimanya-Kabonera City Division, says that without close physical addresses in terms of offices that are close to the beneficiaries, the program is bound to face due to lapses in its monitoring.
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