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10:39
10:39

Electoral Reforms: Gov’t Seeks to Delay Polls in New Districts financial year 4 Top story

This proposal is a departure from the Parliamentary Elections Act, 2005 that provides that elections should be held sixty days after the creation of a new district or constituency. This comes at a time when government is struggling to fund elections in newly created districts and constituencies.
17:21
17:21

Katabi Gears up for Kabaka's Coronation Anniversary city council 1 3 Top story

Buganda’s Cultural Affairs Minister, Godfrey Kyewalabye Male, says they have already constructed the palace where the Kabaka will stay during the celebrations.
12:13
12:13

KCCA Extends Court Valuations for 30 days city council 2

The extension will allow property owners who couldn’t file their objections to the property rates and be heard by July 1st 2019 to do so for remedial action. The extension follows a request by KCCA to the Kampala Minister to extend the time within, which the valuation court chaired by Wandera Ogalo will hear, the complaints.
07:50
07:50

Museveni Endorses Creation of Semuto-Kapeeka Municipality city council 3 1 Top story

According to Local Government Act, the conditions for creation of municipality include the capacity to meet the cost of service delivery and office accommodation, existence of a physical development plan for land use, reliable water sources and reasonable financial base.
18:11
18:11

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

They say for instance the cost of maintaining the increasing number of districts, municipalities town councils, and sub-counties is shooting to unbearable levels.
19:26
19:26

Police Handwriting Expert Testifies in Mak Gold Case Makerere University 1 6

Appearing before Beatrice Kainza, the City Hall Grade One Magistrate on Tuesday, Chelangat, who is also the last state witness said she had found significant similarities in the signatures on documents the accused used for receipting the money and their statements.
19:35
19:35

Police Names Buyende, Kamuli Hailstorm Victims district 1

The Busoga North Police Spokesperson, Michael Kasadha says that 12 children and one adult perished from the villages of Kabugudo, Nabweyo, and Nakabembe in Kidera town council Buyende district.
16:49
16:49

State House Anti-Corruption Unit Arrests Kakira Town Clerk home 1 1

Gulale was arrested on Wednesday together with the council auditor, Peter Mulaavu and Fred Kisige, the engineer of Bugembe town council.
08:24
08:24

Mayuge Councillor Probed Over Missing Pigs district

According to Kilaka, Namaganda received 949 pigs but most of the intended beneficiaries didn’t receive them.
18:13
18:13

Missing Isingiro Boy Found Dead secondary school 2

Muhirwe was kidnapped from Kaberebere town council in Isingiro district where he had gone to buy scholastic materials after spending the holidays at his uncles place. His kidnappers contacted his family demanding for ransom of Shillings 7 million.
09:15
09:15

26,000 Embrace Community Health Insurance In Greater Luweero city council 1 2 Top story

Ronald Kamya, a member of Wesige Mukama Bamugolodde Health Scheme, says the scheme is affordable compared to general insurance services. Kamya says he pays Shillings 72,000 for all his family members and co-payment of Shillings 30,000 whenever any of them falls sick.
07:35
07:35

Congolese Militia Kidnap Kanungu Farmer mobile phone

A family member told URN on condition of anonymity that Mbeeta left alone to work in the garden with the hope returning around midday. He however, says two militias emerged from the nearby bush armed with a rifle and tied Mbeetas hands and left with him.
07:41
07:41

Kisoro MP on Spot for Intimidating Tea Nursery Bed Operators attorney general 7 1 Top story

Abel Bizimana, the Kisoro District LC V Chairman, says it was unnecessary for Kamara to make radio announcements warning tea nursery bed operators against attending the meeting organised by Byaruhanga.
06:56
06:56

Mudslide Victims Accuse Leaders of Misappropriating Relief Items people 2

Speaking during the handover of relief items donated by the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party on Sunday at Bukalasi Sub county headquarters, Godfrey Wanasolo, one of the victims, said most of the items like food, blankets, cooking oil, mattress ,saucepans and cups didnt reach the intended beneficiaries.
20:34
20:34

Vendors React to Musisi's Resignation village 1

On Monday, Musisi tendered in her resignation as KCCA ED, saying she will leave office in December this year. She cited several reasons for her decision, one of them being the lack of political will.
07:59
07:59

Landslides Destabilize Water Pipe Network, Affecting Three Districts accusation 3 2

Joan Nambafu, a resident of Lwakhakha town council who operates a restaurant, says they are currently buying a 20 Jerrycan of water at Shillings 500.
12:40
12:40

Town Council Chairperson, Residents Oppose Gerenge Beach Construction area 3 1 Top story

The Katabi Town Council Chairperson, Ronald Gavins Kalema, says all developments that are in a 200-meter buffer zone must have environmental impact assessments from the National Environment Management Authority NEMA, which most developers dont have.
08:52
08:52

Luweero Health Center IV in Power Blackout Over Unpaid Bills district 4 1

According to Mulwana, they only have Shillings 2 million, which they intend to use to hire a technician to tap solar energy from eye clinic run by German partners.
13:11
13:11

Angry Mob Lynches Young Man village 2

Angry residents stoned Wanzu to death at around 5:30am on Wednesday morning. An employee at Budumbuli Guest house, which is found in school village, told URN on condition of anonymity that the suspect broke into the managers office.
13:14
13:14

Lack of Office Space Hindering Operations of Katebwa Sub County city council 2

Last year, the sub-county was divided into two administrative units to create Kyamukube town council. The breakaway of Kyamukube town council where the Katebwa sub-county headquarters were located left the sub-county without offices.
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