Records from the district show that the construction of the Shillings 6 billion water project through local revenue started in 2019. The then district council led by its speaker, Gerald Akambasa, and LC 5 Chairman Kenneth Jogo Biryabarema resolved to implement the project in phases until its completion.
Charles Kalinaki, the UNRA Project Manager for the road construction however says the majority of the affected persons have already been compensated. He says it’s quite strange that even those who have already been paid have joined the protest in solidarity with a few individuals whose payments are pending.
Luke Owoyesigire, the Kampala Metropolitan Area Deputy Spokesperson, says that preliminary investigations by the Police Fire and Rescue Services indicate that the fire started from a house where fuel had been stored.
According to the leadership of both districts, the Quarry being contested over is Joseph Karungi, the LC V Chairperson of Kamwenge District says that the quarry is in Kamwenge Sub County. He explains that for a long-time Hima cement has been paying royalties to Kamwenge district.
Betty Nambozee, one of the traders in the town, says the contractor dug up the roads and left leaving them battling dust in the streets. "They came and started digging up the roads and they have disappeared even after the Minister commissioning a ground-breaking ceremony,” she said.
Eyewitnesses said that they saw tongues of huge flames suddenly rising from the wooden houses and kiosks in the area. Meddie Kaidali, a resident and former LC III councillor of Kigungu says that residents tried to stop the fire using water and soil in vain.
Flavia Nakato, a resident of Budhubirwa village in Bugulumbya Sub-County says that for decades their parish has had no health unit. Expectant mothers and other sick people have been trekking distances to access health services from far away from sub-counties, and according to Nakato, many were delivering babies on the roadside after failing to make it to the distant health centres.
According to the plan, KCCA is supposed to work on the carpet or floor of the park, install 15 shelters measuring 1.5 meters where passengers can sit or stand to wait for taxis, construct two walkways, work on the drainage system, renovate office space, construct toilets and install security lights. Major works like the carpet layer and the drainage system have been completed.
As they start their campaigns, the candidates messages to the electorate are centred around resolving the challenges that have characterised Kayunga over the years. One of the key issues is the decade long fight between the NRM District Chairperson Moses Karangwa and the Woman Member of Parliament Idah Nantaba.
According to the survey, at least 131 billion Shillings is lost through taxation, 459 billion Shilling lost in user fees utilities, another 820 billion Shillings lost in natural resources, and 15 billion Shillings lost in environmental degradation.
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The Gulu District Health Educator William Onyai told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Friday that they have only been able to achieve half of the projected targeted population in the one-week mass vaccination campaign.
The race attracted six candidates including Andrew Muwonge of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party, Harriet Nakwede of the National Unity Platform-NUP, Anthony Waddimba from the Democratic Party-DP and independent candidates; Boniface Bandikubi, Majid Nyanzi and Jamil Kamoga. They are all seeking to replace Feffeka Serubogo, who died just months after taking office.
In August 2021, Busia district council approved three nominees to the district service commission and forwarded the names to the Public Service commission for confirmation. However, to date, the Public Service Commission is yet to confirm the nominees, which has affected the appointment of key district staff.
The Physical Planners says they spend between 200,000 and 500,000 to hire private surveyors to locate coordinates for government land to get titles which is a requirement by the Zonal physical planning office.
During their mediation meeting on Tuesday, the Principal Mbale District Human Resource Officer, Anthony Wabomba told the teachers that they were wrongly recruited and that their posting letters are fake.
Daniel Kabanda, the Chairperson Headteachers and Teachers Association in Katabi Town Council says the hub is timely for both learners and teachers.
Nabawanuka is urging the town council authorities and teachers to safeguard the hub and ensure all teachers and pupils benefit from using it.
Allan Aboce, the Kwania District Youth Livelihood Focal Point Person attributes the poor performance of the program to poor enterprise selection, lack of training on financial literacy, and selfishness.