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10:31
10:31

Arua City Budget Increases By UGX 3Bn 1 3

According to the approved budget, the Education sector took the biggest share of the budget at 25.5 representing 51.7% followed by Health with an allocation of 5.67 billion shillings representing 11.5%.
07:43
07:43

RDCs Tipped on Effective Mobilization for Gov’t Programs transformation 3 1

Dan Ssekiboobo, the senior presidential advisor in charge of research, challenged the RDCs to collaborate with district leaders regardless of their political affiliations to effectively serve the people.
13:02
13:02

West Nile Leaders Tasked to Enact By-laws On Roadside Fuel Dealers 1 2

Data from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development indicates that there are about 4,942 retail fuel selling points in Uganda as per March 2024.
12:24
12:24

Arua City Offers Free Stalls in New Market to Vendors 2 1

Under the initiative, the vendors will be given a six-month grace period to settle in the main market to enable them raise enough money before they start paying monthly fees for the stalls.
10:42
10:42

URA Relaxes Rules for Motorcycle Registration in West Nile 1 2

Henry Musasizi, the Minister of State for Finance Planning and Economic Development highlighted that the temporary measure following a petition by the local leaders from the West Nile sub region.
12:28
12:28

Gov’t to Compensate West Nile Tobacco Farmers Next Financial Year 3 1

The farmers under their umbrella body, West Nile Cooperative Union in the 2018/2019 finanicial year sold their tobacco to Continental Tobacco Company amounting to Uganda shillings 12 billion but the company only managed to pay about 2.4 billion shillings leaving a balance of 9.7 billion shillings.
08:37
08:37

URA Adopts Intelligence Led Operation To End Deaths in West Nile 1 2

Over the past years, confrontations between URA enforcement teams and the local community have led to the death of innocent civilians as well as URA officials
23:26
23:26

Arua City Fish Mongers Protest Over Impounded Trucks 1 3

The fish mongers, who are mostly women threatened to strip naked if the fish they bought using their hard-earned money was not released. They accused Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF soldiers of impounding six trucks for allegedly carrying immature fish from the neighbouring South Sudan for more than two weeks now.
16:46
16:46

West Nile Leaders Demand Review of URA Enforcement Operations 1 3

Atidra was shot by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officers during an operation to impound numberless motorcycles at Okollo Town Council in Madi Okollo district on Wednesday.
14:47
14:47

West Nile Mourns Nile Star Bus Proprietor 1

According to a statement released by the office of the Ambassador of Uganda in Ankara, Turkey on Thursday November 7, 2023, Agarile died at Medipol hospital in Istanbul on Monday due to an unknown illness.
10:32
10:32

West Nile Yet to Benefit from Agricultural Credit Facility Bank of Uganda 1 3

Caesar Draecabo, the chairperson for Uganda Chamber of Commerce Arua city notes that farmers in the region have been denied opportunities to venture into commercial agriculture due to failure to secure the affordable loans under the Agricultural Credit Facility financing.
13:01
13:01

Financial Institutions Asked to Embrace Green Financing 1 4

Green financing, also known as sustainable finance refers to services and products that support ecologically-friendly businesses and projects. It broadens access to environmentally-friendly goods and services for individuals and enterprises, equalizing the transition to a low-carbon society and resulting in more socially inclusive growth.
09:48
09:48

Arua Central Division Passes by-law to Fight Child Sexual Abuse 1 4

Legal consultant Fred Abibo, who drafted the by-law, revealed that investigations showed these girls were primarily recruited from neighboring districts such as Terego, Maracha, and Yumbe, with false promises of employment that later led to their exploitation.
15:40
15:40

Arua City Landlords Protest Over Unprocessed Land Files 3 1

Bosco Koloa, a resident of Komite Ward, stated that it has been nearly three years since his land registration process began, despite having fulfilled all the necessary requirements and paying the fees.
11:03
11:03

Poor Fund Absorption Threatens USMID Projects 2 1 Top story

According to the World Bank out of the $ 5.4 billion total investments in the programme, only 30 percent of the funds have been absorbed by local governments. The report further indicates that, at least 300 billion Ugandan shillings is on average returned to the Consolidated Fund at the end of the financial year.
11:04
11:04

Gov’t Starts Feasibility Study On Proposed Industrial Parks In West Nile 1 3

Morrison Rwakakamba, the Uganda Investments Authority board chairperson told Uganda Radio Network that the ongoing feasibility study will help the authority to develop master plans for the industrial parks.
15:52
15:52

Arua City Stuck with UGX 694m Road Funds 2 2

Sam Wadri Nyakua, the Arua city mayor says that they are failing to utilize the funds due to a lack of road unit equipment.
10:49
10:49

Arua Central Division Proposes UGX 12,000 Tax on Boda Boda Operators 3 1

Under the proposal, each Boda Boda cyclist is expected to pay 1,000 Shillings per month as tax to the urban authority.
08:55
08:55

West Nile List Demands Ahead of President Museveni’s Visit 1 4

Robert Omito Steen, the Pakwach District chairperson, explained that besides addressing the issue of unreliable power and poor road infrastructure, the region needs affirmative action in education, as well as elevating the region as a special economic zone.
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