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20:44
20:44

Kalangala Struggling to Contain Harm Caused by Lightning 2

Bugala island alone, the largest and main of the 84 islands that make up the District is hit by lightning more than 5 times a year destroying equipment used in the generation of power, water and ferry transport.
18:06
18:06

Entebbe Municipality Unveils Plan to Upgrade Major Roads 1 1

The Acting Municipal Engineer Brian Kabunga told URN that the municipality will require up to 200 billion Shillings to upgrade the roads in line with its new development plan. The money will be pooled from Uganda Road Fund, the Ministry of Works and Transport and development partners.
14:54
14:54

Fire Guts UGX 150 million Furniture Store in Katabi Uganda Police Force 1

The Police fire brigade from Entebbe Police Station arrived 40 minutes later, long after the fire had spread. By the time it arrived, rescuers were using basins and water pipes to put out the fire, in vain. However, the Police firefighting truck put out the fire within 20 minutes after arrival.
11:36
11:36

More than 1000 Sand Miners Evicted in Katabi 2 1

The eviction conducted by the Environment Police last evening followed concerns raised by several environmentalists on the continued degradation of the wetland despite ordinances to halt sand mining operations in the precincts of Lake Victoria passed by Entebbe Municipal Council and Katabi Town Council
19:17
19:17

Entebbe Municipality Demolishes Structures Constructed in Buffer Zones 2 1

According to the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA, the Buffer Zone, an area of land preserved for environment protection, is estimated to cover 200 meters from a shoreline of a wetland or any water body.
18:19
18:19

Kalangala District Registers 27 Per Cent Local Revenue Shortfall 1

The shortfall according to Ekudel was a result of the loopholes within the Kalangala Taxing policy that empowered Sub County Accountants and Chiefs to collect taxes but neither accounted for the amount of taxes collected.
12:00
12:00

Entebbe Hospital Seeks Help to Clear Outstanding Utility Bills Ministry of Health 1 3 Top story

Entebbe has been as general hospital expected to serve up to 500,000 people in Wakiso district. However, the facility’s catchment area extended to the districts of Mpigi, Buvuma and Kalangala, with a general population size of 4.5 million people.
07:22
07:22

Entebbe Tycoon Named in Kigungu Land Grabbing Uganda Radio 2 1 Top story

However, residents led by Entebbe Deputy Mayor, Richard Ssekyondo says the land board in Wakiso and Entebbe municipalities need to establish whether Mutebi was offered any piece of land at Kigungu landing site free of encumbrance as the law suggests.
14:26
14:26

Entebbe Residents Protest Allocation of Children’s Park Land to Investors 2 1

A group of residents led by Maria Assumpta Nakamya, a councilor at Entebbe Municipality, say that a move has been initiated to sell off all municipal properties including land such as the children’s park. Nakamya wants the municipal authorities to stop further allocation of the children’s park land to investors.
17:39
17:39

MV Pearl Returns After Two Months of Servicing 1

The Marine Vessel had been taken to Kisumu, Kenya in April for an overhaul, part of the routine maintenance program aimed at checking vessel's viability to transport people and cargo to and from the Island District.
16:03
16:03

Finance Ministry Misallocates Local Revenue 3 1 Top story

The Entebbe Municipal Mayor, Vincent Kayanja, says the misallocation of local revenue funds has affected their operations. Local revenue is expected to finance priorities that are not funded by the central government and donors.
17:21
17:21

Katabi Gears up for Kabaka's Coronation Anniversary city council 1 3 Top story

Buganda’s Cultural Affairs Minister, Godfrey Kyewalabye Male, says they have already constructed the palace where the Kabaka will stay during the celebrations.
11:56
11:56

Entebbe Municipality Budget Slashed by 8% municipal budget 1

According to the estimates for the year, the budget has been reduced by 1.4 billion Shillings raising queries on the municipals ability to extend services to the people amid budget shortfalls. The total budget estimate for the municipality stood at 17.8 billion Shillings for the year ending June 2019. However, only 21 per cent of it was realized, more than 50 per cent of it from conditional grants.
18:45
18:45

Residents Plead with UNRA to Tarmac Road to Kigungu Landing Site 1

Despite being close to the Airport, and hosting both historical and tourism features, the road to Kigungu remains in a deplorable state, filled with potholes and dust. The second access route to Kigungu was blocked by Aviation Security to pave way for the completion of the new cargo centre of the airport.
09:47
09:47

RDC, Kirumira Clash Over Kasanje Land land wrangle 3

The land is under contention between businessmen, Godfrey Kirumira and Moses Angol. Kirumira claims to have bought the contested land from Julius Bitature in 1997. However, Angol claims the same land with a different title.
12:59
12:59

Katabi Town Council to Tax Casual Labourers 3 1

The decision presented by the Finance Committee Chairperson Imalingat Gaudence also moves to impose taxes on 15 other untaxed enterprises in Katabi as a way of widening the revenue base.
18:15
18:15

Ministry of Water to Demarcate Namiiro Swamp encroachment 3 1

In November, the Ministry of Water and Environment ordered all residents who constructed houses in the wetland to demolish the structures and halt any other human activity. However, it sparked off disagreements between the ministry and the residents.
13:17
13:17

Entebbe Leaders Root for More Seats in Parliament elevation 1 3

Entebbe, Ugandas first administrative city is listed among the nine municipalities that are due for elevation to a city status as one of the strategies to promote regional development. The others are Arua, Fort Portal, Gulu, Hoima, Jinja, Lira, Mbale and Mbarara.
10:28
10:28

Entebbe Land Wrangles Worry Leaders, Duty Bearers luke oyowesigire 1

Two houses along Lunyo road in Entebbe municipality were also knocked down by court bailiffs. Thirteen families are facing eviction from Bugonga landing site in Entebbe Division A.
10:07
10:07

Lack of Utilities in Kalangala Health Facilities Hinders Service Delivery health center 3 1

Hillary Bitakalamire, the Kalangala District Health Officer estimates that each health center IV needs close to Shillings 600 million for the utilities including the payment of electricity and water.
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