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Kasese Voters Want Candidates to Improve Roads kyabarungira 1 4

Samuel Kule Tamwanzire says that candidates should clearly state how they will fix the road network in the sub-county. He says that the Rugendabara to Kasangali and Kamwani to Mbata roads are impassable for farmers and traders.
11:36
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Karusandara Residents Decry Poor State of Roads poor roads 4 2

The road that connects the sub-county to the Kasese-Fort Portal main road through Kisanyarazi trading centre and Hima is filled with deep gullies, heaps of stones and sand deposits.
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Poor Community Access Roads Irk Masindi Residents expectant mothers 4

According to the residents, the roads have not been worked on for the last 20 years and as a result, most farmers are now struggling to access the markets.
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Namabasa Sub County Residents Struggle to Access Social Services mbale district

Since its inception in 2016, the sub-county has no single secondary school, no health center, no police post, and no electricity and has only two government primary schools.
15:59
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Pictorial: Rains Paralyze Business, Transport in Kampala Suburbs drainage Top story

Uganda Radio Network URN visited some of the suburbs in Kampala District where we observed traders sitting idle at their work places waiting for customers
17:00
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Local Government SMS Platform Fails to Deliver local leaders 3

The SMS platform, launched in 2014 by Kyenjojo Integrated Initiative and Kyaka Association for CBOs, was designed to enable citizens in Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa districts relate with their elected leaders through communication.
17:31
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New Sub County Struggles to Provide Basic Services poor roads 2

In 2014, the area was curved out of Hapunyo Sub County, following a resolution by the district council. Councilors who pushed for the creation of the administrative unit argued that the split would take services closer to the people.
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Residents Irked by District's Failure to Utilize Funds poor roads 3

Bernard Tugume, a resident of Karugutu town council, Ntoroko district wants the district leadership to explain why the money was not utilized. He describes the development as bad news for a district with poor roads and limited classrooms in most primary schools.
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Medics Call for Improved Road Works as Maternal Health Project Winds Up poor roads 3 1 Top story

Nathan Musinguzi, the Ntoroko District Health Officer, says there was hope that more expectant mothers would access facilities for antenatal and delivery, which has not been the case. He explains that the 50 tricycle ambulances that were donated under the project broke down due to the bad road network.
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Limited Funding of Key Sectors Angers Residents poor roads 2

David Asiimwe, the Program Officer Ntoroko Concerned Citizens, a local Nongovernmental organisation, says the inadequate provision for the education sector will affect performance of schools in national examinations. Asiimwe explains that children are being taught in dilapidated classrooms and trees.
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UNRA Deploys Boat Services on River Aswa poor roads 1 1

Following the tragedy, private boat owners would charge over 5000 Shillings to transport a person across the river, a rate which left several residents stranded on a daily basis. Business was equally paralyzed as the districts of Pader, Agago, and Lamwo remained cut off.
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Kyegegwa Residents Task Mbabazi on Roads, Healthcare poor roads 2 1

Residents say they are frustrated by the poor service delivery in health centers, the lack of power and the poor road network.
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Incumbent Politicians Face Hostility over Unfulfilled Pledges poor hygiene

Francis Mugisa, a resident of Mpara Sub County says that the elected leaders promised to lobby the central government to improve the roads in the districts, but the roads remain in a poor state to date. He adds that residents face difficulty to access health facilities, markets and schools.
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Kabarole District Halts Road Works over Heavy Rains moses ikagobya 1

Moses Ikagobya, the Kabarole district secretary for works says that construction will resume when the rains settle. According to Ikagobya, the district has lost millions of shillings in repairing roads and bridges that were destroyed weeks or months after construction.
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Ntoroko Stuck With Social Services Funds poor roads 3

Allan Ashaba, Ntoroko Chief Administrative Officer attributes the non utilization of funds to low staffing and late release of funds by the central government.
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Works Minister Apologizes to Gulu Residents Over Bad Roads unra 1 Top story

The Minister for Works and Transport Abraham Byandala has apologized to users of the Kafu-Gulu road stating that mistakes in the procurement process have caused more delays in the construction process.
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Model Parish Farmers Accuse Government of Neglect poor roads 2

According to Museveni, the success stories from the parish would then be replicated in other parts of the country as a means to eradicate poverty. However, since 2011, none of the pledges have been fulfilled, which has angered the residents.
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Spare a Thought for Karamoja bad roads

The rainy season is hell on earth for travellers who have to travel through the Karamoja region of Uganda. With many roads still neglected, travellers are often stuck on the road for days. A traveller from Moroto to Kampala considers it a good journey if they are in the city in three days during the peak of the rain season.
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Rakai Chief Interdicted For Misappropriation of Road Funds poor roads

Rakai Chief Administrative Officer Abdu Batambuze (CAO) has interdicted Byakabanda Sub County Chief for alleged misappropriation of road funds amounting to 10 million shillings.
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EALA Passes Vehicle Load Contol Law poor roads

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) sitting in Kampala has passed the Vehicle Load Control (VLC) bill, 2012 into Law.
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