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Local Gov't Ministry Opposes Directive On Operationalisation of New Administrative Units local government 2 1

The State Minister for Local Government Jennifer Namuyangu says that the directive is unrealistic because some of the new units do not have any sources for local revenue.
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Minister Namuyangu Warns Arua Residents Against Hiding Congolese Relatives jennifer namuyangu 2 1

The minister’s warning comes after reports of HIV positive Ugandans secretly sharing their drugs with those relatives in DR Congo and also allowing their relatives from DR Congo to quietly visit them despite the lock down.
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Arua Municipal Council Yet to Retain Essential Staff local government 2 1

On Tuesday during a joint meeting of heads of departments, it was resolved that all staff report work but take safety measures by washing hands and marinating social distance and avoid handshaking.
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Eight Municipalities to Benefit from New USMID Funding local government 1

The new Municipalities that are set to benefit from the new USMID Funding include Lugazi,Kasese,Kamuli, Mubende,Apac,Kitgum, Ntungamu and Busia.
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Four Sub Counties Annexed to Lira Municipality local government 4

Once approved, the population of the current Lira municipality which is 100,000 shall be increased to about 500,000.
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Gap Between Parliament, Districts Fueling Corruption francis okwameri 5

Francis Okwameri, the Katakwi District Speaker, says parliament often passes policies without consulting district council yet some of them contradict the operations of local governments.
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Butambala District Proposes Tax on Bodaboda local revenue 1 1

Butambala district projected to collect 132 million Shillings through locally generated revenue last financial year. However, according to the budget framework paper for financial year 2018/2019, the district was only able to collect 29 million Shillings.
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CAOs, Town Clerks Ordered to Close Illegal Children's Homes children homes 1 2

Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi, the Youth and Children Affairs Minister, says the ministry intends to ensure that every child has a shoulder to lean on but it should be done legally.
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Local Gov't Ministry Directs Parish Chiefs, Town Agents to Upgrade in Two Years local government 2

Ronald Ndawula, the LC 5 Chairman of Luweero, says the two year grace period is a huge relief to parish chiefs who hadnt acquired the required academic papers.
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Apac Municipal Council Halts Construction of Administration Block local government 3

Tony Ogwang, the acting Deputy Town Clerk told council that much as council is the supreme decision making organ, the executive implements some activities and recommendations on behalf of the council.
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Local Govt Units Lose UGX 19.4 Billion in Property Rates Revenue local government Top story

A report by the Auditor General that sampled 32 local government units indicates nine of these failed to collect 84 percent of property rates resulting into Shillings 19.4 billion property revenue loss. The December 2016 report titled Financing of Local Government in Uganda shows that the nine local government units only managed to collect 3.7 billion Shillings in property tax during the 2015/2016 financial year. This represents 16 percent of the 23.1 billion Shillings they were supposed to collect.
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Proposed Cut in Local Gov't Budget Upsets Opposition local government 1

Shadow minister for finance Anthony Akol says that with such a reduction, there would be insufficient resources for running local governments given the recent increase in administrative centers like districts and municipalities.
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Nakaseke District Councillors Demand for Motorcycles local government 4

Nakaseke district councillors have demanded for motorcycles to enable them execute their work. The district councillors unanimously voted on Friday during a budget conference to include the proposal among key priorities in the budget framework for 2017/18 Financial year.
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Local Gov't Leaders Asked To Stop Pushing For New Districts local government 3

Raphael Magyezi, the chairman of the Local Government and Public Service committee of parliament, says government should give local governments powers to draft and pass their budgets to suit their needs if service delivery is to be achieved.
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Gov't advised not to operationalise new town councils local government 1

Freedom Kwiyucwiny, the Public Service and Local Government Committee chairperson who read the report in Parliament, noted that more than half of the 24 town councils approved to start from July 1 2016 are from Western Uganda while none was approved from Northern Uganda.
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Kisoro District Official Dies In Office local government

Habiyaremye who was last seen by staff members on Thursday at the district head quarters and only to be found today in his office dead.
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Construction Of Controversial Kabale Bridge Suspended local government 3 1

Kabale Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Denis Nzeirwe says the constructors were using wood instead of iron bars to construct Katimbo Bridge.
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Govt To Review Moratorium On New Districts 25 new districts 2

The proposed districts include Kagadi, Kakumiro, Omoro, Namisindwa, Pakwach, Butebo, Rukiga, Rubanda, Kitagwenda and Kyotera. Others are Kyadondo, Nabilatuk, Bugweri, Kasanda, Bunyangabu, Kwania, Kapelebyong, Obongi, Kazo, Rwampara, Kikuube, Madi Okollo and Kihiihi. Two other districts are expected to be created from Kasese district.
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Onek Calls For Constant Disease Surveillance Along Sudan Border local government

Disaster Preparedness Minister Eng. Hillary Onek wants government to intensify disease surveillance along Uganda – South Sudan border.
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22 Districts Fail To Account For UGX1.2B Roads Money uganda road fund

At least 22 districts and municipalities across the country could miss road maintenance funds in the coming financial years if they fail to refund over one billion shillings.
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