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20:03
20:03

Gov’t Asks Farmers in Acholi to Tap into Vegetable Oil Market 1 4

Stephen Byantwale, the Director of Crop Resources at MAAIF noted that the Acholi Sub-region presents a unique potential in the production of vegetable oil since it is already popular for growing sim sim.
10:13
10:13

Kalaki CAO in Trouble Over Stalled Projects Kalaki District 1 1

Christopher Okumu has been arrested for allegedly failing to take charge of several projects
12:50
12:50

Moroto Enumerators Decry Lack Of Protective Equipment For Census Exercise rain season 5 1

On Monday, UBOS rolled out the census program to run for ten days across the country. However, the exercise comes at a time when different parts of the Karamoja sub-region are experiencing heavy rain that is washing away some bridges while other roads are submerged. Now, the enumerators have expressed concern over the lack of protective gear such as gumboots, raincoats, and umbrellas to ensure their safety and the protection of gadgets on rainy days.
10:51
10:51

Masaka Mayor, Division Chairperson Clash Over Utilization Of New Market 2 1

Last year, the Minister of Local Government commissioned a Shillings 18.3 billion market in Masaka City; constructed under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Program-MATIP-II, funded using a loan from the African Development Bank-ADB. However, the political leadership in the area has failed to agree on modalities for ensuring that the market is fully occupied, hence the open counteraccusations.
10:43
10:43

Obongi Officials Suspend Census Activities Over Border Dispute Yumbe District 2

According to local leaders in Itula sub county, the two officials were reportedly arrested at gunpoint and beaten by officials from Romogi sub county in Yumbe district who claimed they were conducting a census in their jurisdiction. The census tablet used by the enumerator was also confiscated together with his motorcycle keys during their arrest and have since not been released.
08:52
08:52

CAO Interdicts Luwero Town Clerk Nabaasa Interdiction

In a letter dated April 26, 2024, CAO Asaba informs Nabaasa that she is prohibited from executing her powers and functions as town clerk until further notice. In the same letter, a copy of which Uganda Radio Network [URN] has obtained, the Luwero town council Principal Township Officer is prohibited from leaving Uganda without express permission or authority from the CAO.
08:40
08:40

Technical Glitches Frustrate Census Exercise In Gulu District

Geoffrey Otim, an enumerator at Teladwong C village in Patiko Sub- County told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they couldn’t undertake the exercise after failing to log into the computer system.
11:49
11:49

Flash Floods Wash Away Bridges in Napak 5 2

The most affected areas are in the sub-counties of Lotome, Kangole Town Council, Poron, and Apeitolim.
12:26
12:26

UPDF Takes Over Construction of Gulu University Constituent College in Moroto In Moroto District 1

The construction site was handed over to the UPDF trading arm, the National Enterprise Corporation Limited, and works are expected to commence soon.
11:43
11:43

Enumerator Arrested Over Loss Of Tablet Ahead Of Census 1 3

Richard Ssimbwa, the LC 3 Chairperson of Luwero sub county says that the tablet was allegedly stolen last night from the home of the enumerator who is residing in Bukalasa zone, Wobulenzi town.
16:54
16:54

Denmark, Ireland to Partner With CSOs in Karamoja on Accountability, Human Rights UGANDA LAW SOCIETY 4 3

The partnership will assist in promoting accountability, and civic engagement in the Karamoja region.
09:25
09:25

Minister Cautions Against Corruption in NIRA Mass Enrollment Exercise 6 2

Luwero District Kadhi Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa said that some refugees have acquired land and established permanent homes in the area, and fears that such people may bribe area leaders for recommendations and end up being registered as citizens.
08:33
08:33

Kampala Ministry Embarks on Local Benchmarking Tours Ahead of Mega Infrastructural Development Masaka City Council 1 2

Led by Minister Hajat Minsa Kabanda, the ministry's delegation visited Masaka City Council on Monday to observe the implementation of projects under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development Programme (USMID), focusing on markets, street lighting, urban roads, and drainage networks.
13:08
13:08

Yumbe Mango Factory to Start Operations 3 2

Saidi Aniku, the chairperson of Aringa Fruit Farmers’ Cooperative Society explains that they have resolved to start buying mango pulp in the current Mango season from the farmers so as to operationalize the factory. Aniku said their target is to buy indigenous ‘kagoggwa’ mango varieties.
10:28
10:28

Karamoja Leaders Demand Desilting of Dams 1 3

The multi-billion water projects such as Kobebe in Moroto, Arechek in Napak, Longoromit in Kaabong, Kaomeri in Abim, and Kailong in Kotido which were constructed between 2009 and 2011 are now silted due to the poor management by the pastoral communities.
12:34
12:34

Luwero District Recovers Ugx 40 Million Stolen From PDM Extortion 5 1

Richard Bwabye the Luwero Resident District Commissioner explained that the PDM SACCO Chairpersons and parish chiefs stole the money from beneficiaries by extending fewer funds than the authorized one million shillings.
07:48
07:48

Enumerators' Recruitment Malpractices Loom as Census Material Distribution Begins process 3 2

Mukiza called for the involvement of security forces, leading to the apprehension of some offenders. Officials found complicit in malpractices have been removed from the recruitment list.
11:29
11:29

Terego District CAO Directs Civil Servants Off Census Jobs 1 2

The latest directive comes after it was discovered that a number of the district employees mainly teachers, Parish Chiefs, health workers among others applied for the temporary employment by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOs)
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