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17:04
17:04

Oil Pipeline Affected Persons Petition Total over Intimidation, Compensation 1 3

The 1,443km East African Crude Oil Pipeline will transport Uganda’s crude oil from Hoima in Uganda to the Chongoleani peninsula near Tanga port in Tanzania. It is envisaged to be the longest electrically heated pipeline in the world, crossing through 10 districts in Uganda, a distance of 296 kilometres and 25 districts in Tanzania, covering eight regions.
08:12
08:12

Compensation of Sango Bay Residents to Start in December 7 2

The land, covering 247 square miles is located in the areas of Kanamiti, Matengeeto, Mutukula, Lukulavu, Lukoma, and Kabale villages in Kakuuto sub-county, and in Kabira, Kasasa, Kyebe sub-counties and Mutukula Town Council in Kyotera district.
07:43
07:43

EACOP: Kyotera PAPs Shun Bank Account Opening Process As Compensation Nears 1 8 Top story

Charles Lwanga, a resident of Kanga village, says that he cannot open up an account yet he refused to sign the RAP forms because of unfair compensation rates for their properties including land, coffee and houses compared to the rates given to the PAPs in Rakai and Lwengo districts.
14:23
14:23

Kyotera LCs Fail To Register Residents Over Lack Of Facilitation 8 1 Top story

Richard Kalanzi, the Kabira Sub county LC III chairperson, says that the exercise has become very tricky without facilitation. He says that the government tasked them to register residents without providing any financial and logistical support to implement the directive.
11:30
11:30

General Ward, Dental Clinic at Kakuuto HC IV In Appalling State 1 5 Top story

Gertrude Nansubuga, the In-charge General Ward, says that the state of the ward worsened after the September 10, 2016 earthquake that left several cracks in the walls and ceiling.
07:56
07:56

East African Crude Oil Pipeline PAPs Reject Resettlement Exercise Over Unfair Compensation 9 1

The residents argue that officials from New Plan, the company hired to carry out the valuation exercise and Total Uganda presented the forms of 2018/2019 which had been rejected by the PAPs and district.
12:39
12:39

Emyooga Funds Spent on Unregistered SACCOs in Kyotera 11 2

It has emerged that 18 SACCOs in Kyotera county received 560 million Shillings which was shared amongst 136 associations with 1,909 people and 17 SACCO's in Kakuuto got 530 Shillings, which was shared amongst 101 associations with a total of 843 people.
17:42
17:42

Construction of Multi-trillion Mutukula EA Market Stalls 2 6

The private project worth over two trillion Shillings is jointly implemented by Rural United Business Association Network (RUSBA) Ltd and Digitech Energy Company Ltd from the Republic of South Africa, for the benefit of East African Member States; Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sunda and neighbours in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
13:35
13:35

Uganda, Tanzania Jointly Enforcing Cross-border COVID-19 Directives 5 1

According to Kenneth Byaruhanga, the Senior Immigration Officer in Charge of Mutukula Border post, the two neighbouring countries are uniformly enforcing Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) including testing those leaving or returning to either country, to ensure that residents moving across borders are safe to proceed to their final destinations.
13:50
13:50

Delayed Construction of Masaka-Mutukula Road Frustrates Kyotera Leaders 5 2

The 96km-road was built in the 1960s to link and promote trade ties and cooperation between Uganda, Tanzania, and the rest of the East African partners. Kyotera County Member of Parliament John Paul Mpalanyi told URN that the current state of the road is appalling.
09:19
09:19

Councilors, Sub-county Chief Clash Over UGX 35M COVID-19 Cash 4

The sub-county speaker, Ronald Augustine Musoke, says that several COVID-19 activities in different areas are at standstill due to lack of facilitation because of the misappropriation of the funds.
12:57
12:57

Delayed Distribution of Medical Supplies Worries Kyotera, Rakai Districts 2

Dr Edward Muwanga, the Kyotera District Health Officer, says that they are eagerly waiting for the supplies given the increasing number of COVID cases. As of Monday, the district had 388 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
17:27
17:27

Speaker Hospitalised after being Stung by Bees 1 1

Speaker Lubinga's situation was dangerously complicated because, being a Person With Disability, he could not run for his life and so he only yelled for help.
16:25
16:25

Expectant Mothers Stuck As Floods Devastate Kyotera 3 2

The floods that had initially cut off Kyapa-Kasensero road intensified last week following the persistent rainfall in the area. This is the only road that connects Kasensero and Kyebe communities to Kyotera –Mutukula highway. As a result, the health workers and other road users can hardly cross to either side of the road.
12:44
12:44

Residents Criticise UNRA as Floods Cut Off Kyapa-Kasensero Road 1 6

The 41-km road connects the Kasensero Landing Site and Kyebe communities to the Kyotera–Mutukula highway. However, the road has been impassable for over two weeks after persistent seasonal rainfall that led to flooding in Toome where an area covering close to three kilometres was submerged.
13:09
13:09

Pay Citizens Affected by Oil Pipeline or Quit, District Leaders tell Gov't 1 5

According to Patrick Kintu Kisekulo, the Kyotera LCV Chairman, the People affected by the pipeline had expected compensation in the first six months after the project rolled out in August 2018.
16:42
16:42

Construction Of Kyotera District Headquarters Resumes After Stalling For 21 Months 1

At least Shillings 1.5bn was budgeted for the whole project and part of the money was expected from the central government. However, the project stalled in April 2019 after the Shillings 540m that was released by the Finance Ministry was suddenly diverted to implement several projects in different sub-counties.
18:36
18:36

COVID-19: Lwengo Headquarters Closed As Ten Staff Test Positive CAO 2 1 Top story

The Lwengo CAO, Winston Agule Mulimira, says they have since cut their workforce from 30 to 10 per cent. He says they will reopen the offices on December 28, 2020, under strict observance of the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs issued by Ministry of Health.
10:41
10:41

Cases of Premature Babies Overwhelm Kakuuto HCIV Brick by Brick 5 2

An average of 20 premature babies and children with jaundice, a condition that causes yellowing of the skin and eyes is born every month compared to the previous years when the number was less than than 15 cases.
10:12
10:12

Justice Forum Elects Pioneer Kyotera District Party Chairperson justice forum party 3 1 Top story

According to Basalirwa, the party secretariat appointed Tebajwa to advance their ideology as well as support efforts of to establish functional party structures in the areas they have never existed.
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