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08:05
08:05

Mukono Residents Protest Land Allocation to American Rapper Akon 1 2 Top story

Akon, together with his wife Rozina Negusei, visited Uganda last year and met with high profile government officials including president Yoweri Museveni with whom they discussed the issue of investing in Uganda.
07:49
07:49

Kasolo Gives Buvuma Leaders Two Week's Ultimatum to Return Emyoga Funds 1 2 Top story

Buvuma LC V Chairperson, Ddungu says that the loan recovery is not failing because of the money he took but the poor monitoring of the projects of the beneficiaries.
10:28
10:28

Mukono Leaders Clash Over Use of Borehole Drilling Equipment 1

Mukono district procured the borehole drilling machine eight years ago from Thai Appropriate Technology Co. Ltd at Shillings 900 million to increase the number of boreholes in the district so as to address the problem of water scarcity especially in rural areas. The district also expected to hire out the machine to raise local revenue.
13:59
13:59

Mukono Assistant Town Clerk Interdicted Over Mismanagement of Local Revenue

The internal audit report conducted in October last year obtained indicates that Ssemyalo failed to account for over 1 Billion Shillings of local revenue collected in the financial year 2020/2021.
14:09
14:09

Parents Asked to Volunteer Labour in Renovating Public Schools 1 2

Reports indicate that as schools reopen, many of them are struggling with dilapidated structures ruined over the last two years when the buildings were not in use. Schools in Uganda have been closed for close to two years, as one of the measures undertaken by the government to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
12:54
12:54

Vendors, Leaders in Mukono Disagree Over Market Space 2

The Mbalala LCI Chairperson Mohammed Wamala resolved to shift the weekly market to Kasenge playground. The market with more than 400 vendors has been operating in the area for more than ten years.
16:54
16:54

Ministry of Works Unveils Equipment for Constructing Roads in DR Congo 5 3

The Commissioner for Roads and Bridges at the MoWT, Eng. Stephen Kitonsa notes that on Friday this week the project steering committee shall hold a meeting in DRC where the contractor (Dott Services Limited) shall be introduced to leaders and officially the campsite shall be handed over to the contractor so as enable shifting of the equipment from Namanve.
18:52
18:52

Construction of Illegal Structures in Mukono Blamed on Absence of Building Committee 1 1

The district building committee is supposed to scrutinize, reviewing, monitor, issue building and occupation permits, ensuring adherence to designs and construction of buildings in proper localities.
20:45
20:45

Mukono Parish Chiefs Blamed for Frustrating Local Revenue Collection 2

Records at the district indicate that in the financial year 2020/2021, the district planned to collect 3.4 billion Shillings in local revenue but only realised 1.5 billion Shillings. The district collects most of its revenue from ground rent, building plans, landing sites and businesses.
16:50
16:50

Universities Asked to Invest in Research UCU 2 1

Speaking at the 6th annual East African Communications Association-EACA conference convened virtually at Uganda Christian University, Okwakol said that institutions should consider developing approaches favouring companies offer mentorship to students.
07:42
07:42

Farmers Appeals for Financial Support to Exploit Multi-Million Government Solar Irrigation Scheme 1 3

Each of the planned sites will comprise a water source, transmission pipeline, storage tanks of 87, 000 litres, distribution networks for irrigation, and on-farm irrigation system network. Nexus Green Chief Executive Officer, Rikki Verma says the scheme can support over 30 farmers with five acreages each.
17:47
17:47

Mukono Clinic Under Spotlight for Issuing Fake COVID-19 Certificates 3

Trouble for Green cottage clinic started when they issued a COVID-19 negative certificate to Esther Nambowa, 28, a resident of Kikooza in Mukono Municipality on September 23, 2021, for her travel to Dubai for work on September 24. She was blocked at the airport because of presenting an invalid COVID-19 test certificate.
11:05
11:05

Three Big Bars in Mukono Violate Suspension, Work Past Curfew Hours 2 2 Top story

Alfred Mugabi, a resident at the Maternity ward, says that despite the police patrols around the hive club, they have never stopped its illegal operations. He notes that the place also plays loud music every night.
09:51
09:51

Private Health Facilities in Mukono Want License Fees Scrapped 1 3

In Mukono Municipality private health facilities are charged between 800,000 to 2 Million Shillings depending on the role and size of the facility.
17:22
17:22

Mukono Lorry Drivers, Cyclists Reject Daily Street Parking Fees 1 3

The municipality introduced charges for all vehicles and motorcycles parking alongside the streets of Central and Goma division to boost revenue collection and controlling traffic flow. Jeseneous limited was contracted to charge cars 1,000 Shillings per hour and 5,000 for a day while motorcycles are charged 1,000 Shillings a day.
12:01
12:01

Local Leaders Accuse Unidentified Youths of Clearing Kifungwe Central Forest Reserve 2 5 Top story

Henry Kiberu the Bugigi LC I chairperson, says that the youths have declined to reveal the identities of their superiors or provide their contacts.
12:33
12:33

Bar Owners Selling Off Property to Clear Accumulating Rent, Bank Loans 3 2

Aloysius Ngobya, the proprietor of Arona Sports Pub in Seeta in Goma Division, says that he had just obtained a loan of Shillings 25billion to improve his bar and stock expensive brands of alcohol when the government announced the lockdown.
10:40
10:40

Mukono Municipality Freezes Accounts of Emyooga Beneficiaries over Irregularities 2

However, the ongoing assessment on the operations of the program by MPs discovered that none of the Saccos in the municipality returned the money.
14:44
14:44

Woman Dies in Mukono Stone Quarry Accident 1 3

The quarry had been closed a month ago by the Deputy Resident District Commissioner Richard Bwabye, following complaints from the community about the quarrying activities.
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