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Local Govt Units Lose UGX 19.4 Billion in Property Rates Revenue local government Top story

A report by the Auditor General that sampled 32 local government units indicates nine of these failed to collect 84 percent of property rates resulting into Shillings 19.4 billion property revenue loss. The December 2016 report titled Financing of Local Government in Uganda shows that the nine local government units only managed to collect 3.7 billion Shillings in property tax during the 2015/2016 financial year. This represents 16 percent of the 23.1 billion Shillings they were supposed to collect.
14:03
14:03

Village Chairpersons in Sironko Push for Payment

Sironko district councillors are bitter with Jonathan Gimei, the district Chief Finance Officer-CFO over the delayed payment of Local Council 1 chairpersons for the financial year 2016/2017. Village local council chairpersons in Uganda are entitled to a payment of shillings 120,000 each and it is disbursed to them before the end of every financial year.
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Fifa Step Up Probe Over Uganda uganda fa 1 Top story

The World Football governing body, FIFA has widened the scope of investigation into allegation that the President of the Uganda FA was involved in illegal sale of 2014 World Cup tickets.
13:02
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Excavation Of Pit Latrines Tagged To Aid In Karamoja 3

Development partners in Karamoja are adapting a policy that restricts access to aid and other services to availability and use of pit latrines. The move follows very low pit latrine coverage in the region forcing communities to answer natures calls in the open.
11:38
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Kyotera District Starts Operations 1

Residents are celebrating as new Kyotera district officially starts operations today after being curved from Rakai in 2015. The new Kyotera district has established its district headquarters at Kasaali which has been the headquarters of Kasaali Sub County. In Kyotera town council, a group of boda boda cyclists are making processions to celebrate the new district. They shouted and screamed in jubilation to welcome the new district.
11:07
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Mbarara Traffic Operation Nets 60 Motorcycles vehicles 2

Beddah Katureebe, the officer in charge of the traffic police department in Mbarara district says that most of the impounded motorcycles were ridden without driving licenses, third party insurance, and helmets among others.
10:57
10:57

Govt Domestic Borrowing on Target – BoU government debt 1

The Bank of Uganda BoU says the government never exceeded its domestic borrowing of 612 billion shillings for financial year 2016/17. Government borrows domestically from the central bank and from the public through government papers treasury bills and treasury bonds - to finance budgetary deficits in its recurrent expenditures.
10:46
10:46

323 Posts Remain Vacant in Masaka Municipality 2

The municipality has an approved staff structure of 519 positions. However, according to the Auditor Generals 2016 report, only 195 positions are filled, leaving a personnel shortage of 62 percent in the staff structure.
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Deposit Protection Fund Operationalised bank of uganda

The Bank of Uganda BoU has seconded an interim team of officials to operationalise the Deposit Protection Fund DPF. DPF is a newly established institution following the enactment of the Financial Institutions Amendment Act FIA 2016. The purpose of the Fund is to act as a deposit insurance scheme for customers of contributing financial institutions in the case of a bank failure.
09:53
09:53

MP Mpuuga Wants Sale of Public Assets in Masaka Stopped mp mathias mpuuga 1 2

Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga has petitioned Masaka district council to reign in and stop what he called ongoing massive sale of assets in the municipality.
09:43
09:43

ICC Marks 15 Years Of Existence dominic ongwen

The International Criminal Court ICC is celebrating 15 years of the Rome Statute, its founding treaty today. The Court is inviting people around the world to tell their stories about being 15, and how events in their youth shaped their sense of justice.
09:38
09:38

Pemba Warriors Defeat Betway Power city oilers 1

Warriors new Signing Michael Buzangu Ntumba was the man of the match after he made a game high 36 points to give Warriors a comfortable lead.Buzangu made six points in three pointers and 12 field goals.
09:32
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Police Detains Five Sir Samuel Baker School Students sir samuel baker ss 1

Five students of Sir Samuel Baker School are in police custody in Gulu for leading a violent strike that left several school properties destroyed on Thursday night. They were picked up on Friday as management closed the school for two weeks. The students used stones to smash window glasses of the school dining hall, library, classrooms and teachers houses.
08:56
08:56

Lira Town Clerk Released on Police Bond 2

Assy Abirebe Tuwesigire, the Lira Municipality Town Clerk has been released on police bond after he was detained at Lira Central Police Station on Thursday for alleged abuse of office and mismanagement of public funds. Abirebe was arrested shortly after he appeared before the Parliamentary Local Government Accounts Committee sitting at Lira district council hall on Thursday evening.
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Kananura, Byona Out Of Pearl Of Africa Rally ronald ssebuguzi 1

Local drivers Desh Kananura and Ambrose Byona are out of the on-going 2017 Pearl of Africa rally.
08:34
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Candidates Upbeat as Bunyangabu District Becomes Operational moses ikagobya 1

Moses Ikagobya, the current vice chairperson Kabarole district and councillor representing Buheesi Sub County will contest against Peter Musinguzi, the Secretary Finance and Administration. Seventeen councillors in Bunyagabu will elect the interim chairperson. The guidelines for the election issued by the EC stipulate that the quorum at a meeting for election of an interim chairperson shall be two thirds of all the members of the Interim Council.
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