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08:15
08:15

Fear As UGX 16 Billion USMID Funds Might Return To Treasury financial loss 4 1 Top story

According to Mbarara City Engineer, Hillary Mugisha, the progress of the three road projects stands at 84%, with financial performance at 67.8%, amounting to over Shillings 16 billion out of Shillings 23 billion allocated.
11:20
11:20

Mbarara District Turns to Roadside Markets to Enhance Local Revenue

David Muhwezi, the Chief Administrative Officer of Mbarara District said that the collection of local revenue has been disrupted due to various challenges such as the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease, prolonged drought, and diseases that have affected the harvests.
10:03
10:03

Mbarara City Council to Introduce New Development Permission Tax 1 2

Taremwa said that the money raised from the new development permission fees, if approved by the council will supplement the local revenue.
07:30
07:30

Four Mbarara District Land Titles Go Missing 2

David Muhwezi, the Chief Administrative Officer of Mbarara district, informed the District Public Accounts committee on Thursday that upon reporting to Mbarara, he was provided with a parcel of photocopied land titles. However, upon verification, it was discovered that seven original land titles were missing.
11:33
11:33

Kakyeka Stadium Land Title Missing 1

The missing land title was reported in the internal Auditor's report for the third quarter of the financial year 2023/24.
09:15
09:15

Internal Audit Unearths Fraud at Rutooma Secondary School 2

The money was unearthed from unsupported expenditures that included the supply of flour, Beans, and payments for other services but no documents were presented during the audit process.
16:20
16:20

Mbarara Division Councilors Biker Over Contractors Waived Arrears 3

Mbarara City Council passed a resolution in September last year to waive unpaid arrears of fees from Woodfix Tech Services, the company that had been contracted to collect street parking fees. Woodfix signed a contract in 2016, to collect street parking revenue and remit 5.8 million Shillings to the council every week.
08:35
08:35

Mbarara City Council To Hire Ibanda District Service Commission 1

Earlier, the council had approved the interdiction of three members of the City Service Commission over allegations of corruption and misuse of office. They are Edward Karugaba Kikaraya, Lubega M. Kazooba, and Benjamin Kahigiriza.
15:34
15:34

Mbarara City Adopts new Reserve Prices For Uncontracted Revenue Sources 2

According to the new reserve prices recommended by the city executive committee vice chairperson and deputy city mayor, Priscah Mulongo Muganzi, the city projects to collect from Biharwe Matooke Market 4.6 Million shillings, Nyamityoboara daily Matooke market, 3.7 Million, Kikona Matooke Market 16 Million, central market parking 4.6 million, central market slaughter fees 4.1 million.
08:47
08:47

Mbarara Sub Counties Risk Losing Land Over Lack of Titles

The report reveals that a majority of the lands in these sub-counties lack proper land titles, raising concerns about potential encroachments. During the inquiry, the committee Chairperson Herbert Mutungi Kamugisha pointed out that encroachers have acquired land titles, resulting in land loss for the government.
09:03
09:03

Mbarara City Councilors Demand Accountability Of Katete Bridge Repairs 1 2

However, less than a month after repairs have been done, the plates on the bridge have developed holes and others are missing.
16:23
16:23

Mbarara City Town Clerk on Spot For Alleged Disobedience of IGG Orders 1

In a September 28, 2023 letter, signed by Deputy Inspector of Government Patricia Achan Okiria, the Town Clerk is accused of failing to comply with orders issued in two previous letters dated May 15, 2023, and August 10, 2023.
14:37
14:37

Business Community in Mbarara City Wants Property Valuation List Decentralized USAID 5 1

The valuation process includes the rating of every property according to income generated and also the property owner to either agree or disagree with the amount asked him to pay.
11:12
11:12

Local Adminstrative Leaders Asked to Digitize Local Revenue Collection 1

Magyezi said computer-generated services when properly cultured can improve management and service delivery to the citizens.
14:46
14:46

Mbarara City Unveils Five Year Development Plan 1

According to the plan, the City will focus on improving the education sector through the construction of 70 classrooms at 18 primary schools, three-unit staff houses in nine primary schools, and others.
08:54
08:54

Minister Launches Programs to Improve Southwestern Local Gov'ts 3 2

These programs, with durations of ten and five years respectively, were initiated by the Southwestern Regional Development Forum (SWRDF), while the Regional Local Priorities Partnership Activity (LPPA), a three-year initiative was initiated by USAID for the district and local governments.
13:33
13:33

High Court Halts Elections of Boda Boda Operators Association 1

The High Court Deputy Registrar, Zulaika Nanteza, granted the interim order in the absence of the City Clerk and the representatives for the city council, who are both respondents in the main application.
12:38
12:38

Mbarara City USMID Contractor Fails to Meet Deadline For Third Time 2

The contract for the road works that were initially one year and was supposed to end in April last year was extended after the contractor gave justifiable reasons for the extension until October and another extension was done again after the contractor asked for more time. The contract was again extended in December by three months.
16:30
16:30

Mbarara Physical Planner on The Spot For Approving Constructions Without Site Visits 2

Kamugisha noted that in the National Physical Planning standards and guidelines 2011, the standard plot for construction in an urban setup should be 50ft by 100 ft. He, however, noted that in Bwizibwera-Rutooma Town council construction is approved on plots less than the set measurements.
13:26
13:26

CAO, PAC Chairperson Exchange Words After Departmental Heads Fail To Appear 3

Kamugisha lost his cool when the heads of departments failed to turn up for a meeting that was scheduled to start at 9 am on Tuesday morning and tasked the CAO to explain.
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