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16:40
16:40

UMEME Unveils One Year Development Plan area 1 2

Babungi says the projects are aimed at boosting the country’s innovative youth who can best sustain their enterprises through constant power supply.
10:55
10:55

Wakiso Needs UGX 40B to Link Bussi Island to Mainland road 1 4 Top story

Bussi Island, which is 10kilometers away from Entebbe town, remains secluded and visibly detached from the rest of Wakiso district because of poor physical infrastructure and lack of proper transport means.
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Compensation Woes Still Hurting Bukasa Inland Port Project resident 1 6 Top story

Enock Ariga Marindi, another resident notes that the entire compensation process is shrouded in mystery, saying the ministry has deliberately hidden information from them. He says only a few have been compensated but no one can tell the criteria used to decide who receives the money.
16:22
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South Korean Initiative Transforming Villages in Mpigi project 4 1

The model villages are established under the Saemaul Undong initiative, a community development movement, which builds a village or community to improve the quality of life of its inhabitants based on the spirits of diligence, self-help and cooperation. It was first adopted in South Korea over 60 years ago.
17:41
17:41

Church Opposes Incompatible Developments Near Martyrs Shrines Uganda 6 2 Top story

Rev Esau Bbosa Kimangye, the Assistant Vicar of Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, says they were concerned when they learnt of the development, saying the project is a threat to the safety and security of the museum, where both the church and government have sank a lot of money.
14:33
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Residents Task Leaders in Iganga on Accountability of Donor Funded Projects village 3

Residents note that distribution of anti-malarial drugs is facilitated through a grant from donors but some patients are instead tasked to purchase drugs under the watch of leaders who rarely supervise the progress of these projects.
15:13
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Kadaga Warns Busoga Leaders Against Frustrating Government Projects Jinja 2 1

Speaking at the commissioning of construction works along two roads in Jinja town, Kadaga says that, she receives numerous reports of intrigue and corruption by both technocrats and local leaders from Jinja district, which frustrates the progress of infrastructure projects.
11:41
11:41

CSOs Seek Redress as French Court Dismisses Tilenga Case oil 2

The CSO’s with help from two French-based organizations including Friends of the Earth and Survie dragged Total to Nanterre High court claiming that through its subsidiary Total E&P Uganda had failed to come up with a vigilance plan to address the human and environmental impact of its operations at Tilenga site in the Albertine region as required by the 2017 French law on duty of vigilance.
10:44
10:44

Mercury Exposure; The Ticking Time-Bomb for Buhweju Communities environment 1 3

The groups say that artisanal miners are continuously using toxic mercury to extract minute pieces of gold that is mixed in the soil, and other materials. The process entails mixing mercury with materials containing Gold, in order to form a mercury-gold amalgam, which is later heated to a temperature that vaporizes the mercury and leaves behind the Gold.
19:05
19:05

Nansana’s Plan to Redesign Main Street Hangs in Balance project 1 1

According to the plan which had been proposed earlier this year, Nansana authorities wanted the stretch from Jeninah to Yesu Amala centers be redesigned to accommodate among others, extending the walkway far from the road to minimize the risk of pedestrians competing for space with motorists, creation of parking space to generate local revenue and having green fields.
12:39
12:39

Bugweri DEO Under Investigations for Mismanaging Funds education 1 1

The funds comprise of 16 million Shillings meant for capacity building of school management committees, 17 million Shillings for monitoring of the UNICEF program, and the 3.2 million Shillings allocated to monitoring of the 2019 primary leaving exams.
17:05
17:05

Energy Ministry Assured of Ownership of Kampala Oil Terminal Land accusation 1 2

The piece of land measuring 299 acres is situated at Namwambula village in Kiringente Sub County in Mpigi district. It was purchased by the Ministry at a cost of 13.5 billion Shillings from an Indian firm N. Shah and Company Limited.
15:58
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Uncertainty Surrounds Proposed Relocation of Busaka Residents land 1 3

The inland port project had for long suffered from land woes involving 1,285 current occupants and the government. However, the two parties later reached an understanding that the earmarked land close to 500 acres situated in Bukasa in Kira Municipality belonged to the government since it was a gazetted forest.
12:11
12:11

Ugandans Tasked to Embrace Good Fishing Practices Jinja 2 1

Speaking at the launch of the 2019 fish festival in Jinja district on Friday, Gerstl said using the recommended fishing gears will protect the available fish species from depletion as only recommended sizes shall surface in the market.
10:49
10:49

Bukasa Inland Project: Residents Demand Alternative Land financial year 6 1 Top story

Eric Kanyange, another resident notes that he had been given a compensation number with his property valued at Shillings 51 million and has all the documents but he was surprised to find that his name and reference number were missing on the list of people who were due to collect their monies.
16:14
16:14

MUASA Boss Set to Resume Work After Suspension investigation 1 3 Top story

Dr. Kamunyu vowed in an interview with URN never to cede to dishonesty as he returns to Makerere University, saying that academic freedoms and freedoms of expression that he was fighting for remain cardinal to him.
13:06
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Contractors Arrested for Closing Health Centre III Over Arrears district 1

Mpakibi Investments was contracted by Luuka district local government to rehabilitate the maternity ward and outpatient department. However, they were paid 4 million shillings and are demanding 12 million shillings.
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Jinja Muncipality Leaders on the Spot For Delays to Construct Mahatma Gandhi Centre construction 1 2

Construction of the memorial centre at the source of river Nile was pledged by India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, during his visit in Uganda last year.
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