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07:44
07:44

Busoga Residents Demand Compensation Before Implementation of Rare Earth Metal Mining Project area 2

It is said that about 532 million tonnes of rare earth elements have been identified in an area stretching a distance of 40-kilometres from the Igombe and Makuutu in Bugweri, Nakigo and Bulamagi in Iganga district and Imanyiro and Buwaaya sub-counties in Mayuge district. This area has almost 5000 households.
14:26
14:26

Jinja Officials Commission Construction of US$13M Rescue Center project 1 1

Philemon Kudeera, the coordinator of the project, says that his colleagues were sensitized on the merits of the project and have since embraced it. He says that the construction of such a facility will boost safety sensitization drives across the Lake Victoria shoreline in Jinja and the surrounding areas.
13:10
13:10

Delayed Funding Slows Construction of Kiira Motors Plant government 1 3 Top story

Lt. Gen. James Mugira, the Managing Director NEC told journalists on Wednesday that they have attempted to engage the responsible authorities on exploring other financing models but haven’t received any reply.
05:15
05:15

Floating Water Bike Excites Jinja Fishermen youth 3 5

Project X youth innovators is a team of six university graduates who devised means of earning income by introducing unique water transport devices within the country. This time around, they designed a bicycle with two light pipes at the sides which enable it to keep afloat along the lake.
14:24
14:24

Jinja Residents Reject Construction of Greenhouse at Health Centre land 2 1

The greenhouse is an initiative of Jinja Municipality, where flowers to beautify Jinja town will be grown.
16:40
16:40

UMEME Unveils One Year Development Plan country 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 area 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.
17:05
17:05

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

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.
12:11
12:11

Ugandans Tasked to Embrace Good Fishing Practices government 1 2

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.
12:27
12:27

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.
18:25
18:25

LC Chairpersons to be Involved in Compulsory Land Acquisition Process government 3 1

While addressing stakeholders from Busoga and Bukedi in Jinja district, Musumba argues that, unlike the status quo where implementing agencies deal directly with the project affected persons (PAPs), local leaders mainly village chairpersons and parish chiefs will be at the frontline in the compensation process because they have information regarding the residents.
14:24
14:24

IG Breaks Ground for UGX 69bn Headquarters government 4 2 Top story

Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony on plots 71-75 Yusuf Lule Road and Plots 24-26 Clement Hill, Kampala this morning, Rose N. Kafeero, the Permanent Secretary of the IG, said the 15 storied building will cost them Shillings 69Billion.
18:25
18:25

Jinja Municipal Council Lacks Land for Mahatma Gandhi Centre death 3 1

While on a visit in Uganda last year, the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi endorsed the construction of the centre in memory of India’s icon, Mahatma Gandhi whose ashes are believed to have been sprayed on the banks of river Nile following his death in 1948.
18:11
18:11

Museveni Contradicting Himself on Creation of New Districts –Analysts Makerere University 1 5

They say for instance the cost of maintaining the increasing number of districts, municipalities town councils, and sub-counties is shooting to unbearable levels.
11:28
11:28

Norway Targets to Create Million jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa government 2 1 Top story

Ulstein explained that sub-Saharan Africa is one of the most important investment hubs on the continent with unexplored opportunities in the energy sector, which Norway plans to explore so as to create more jobs.
14:40
14:40

70 Percent Citizens Not Involved in Infrastructure Projects-Study government 3 4

Citizens say while they expect to be informed about the government infrastructure projects coming up in their areas, they are not consulted at all.
11:14
11:14

Mak Seeks Funding to Support Poverty Eradication Programs Makerere University 3 1

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the institution’s Vice Chancellor decried the reduced funding citing that JICA withdrew funding “at a time when East Africa needed it the most.”
07:25
07:25

State House Field Officers Suspended Over Missing Piglets resident 1

Shilaku suspended the trio following a directive from State House to investigate circumstances surrounding the disappearance of piglets that were meant to be distributed in Kityerera town council.
12:11
12:11

USMID Beneficiaries Want New Guidelines Revised uganda 1 1

Paul Omer, the Soroti Mayor says the new beneficiary municipalities dont have development plans for big infrastructure projects yet it is one of the requirements.
12:22
12:22

Saleh Rejects Fort Portal OWC Priority Projects salim saleh 3

These included construction of a manure plant in Kiteere East Division Fort Portal, funding of SACCOs, supporting the municipality with more money so as to enable it have good roads and other infrastructure, and construction of a tourism market.
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