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17:09
17:09

Fort Portal Traders Protest Over Poor Drainage Willy Kintu Muhanga 1 2

According to Godfrey Asiimwe, a mechanic operating in the lorry park, the drainage channels seem to be poorly constructed and not frequently cleaned leading to stagnation of water.
21:50
21:50

Parliament Rejects Restriction On Independent Presidential Candidates Alex Ruhunda 1 7 Top story

The Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu urged MPs to reach consensus on the need for the eligibility requirements for independent candidates because the Constitution provides for a multiparty system of governance.
16:27
16:27

51% of Operation Wealth Creation Beneficiaries Dissatisfied- Survey 2

Releasing the findings on Wednesday, Muhammed Ahamed Sharrif, a social researcher and principal investigator on the study, said they selected a rural and urban sub county in each of the districts where respondents would be asked questions in group discussions and individual interviews between January and October.
11:48
11:48

Fort Portal Division Chairpersons Protest New Garbage Collection Fees Richard Muhumuza 1

Richard Muhumuza, the West Division chairperson, says they have less revenue collections as their major source of income, property tax, is now being collected by agents of the municipal council.
15:40
15:40

Poor State of Fort Portal Roads Anger Users URF 1 2

The Mayor Fort Portal Municipality, Rev Willy Kintu Muhanda, says they are aware of the state of roads but are constrained by lack of funds and road equipment. He discloses that they currently have only one grader which is also too old and keeps breaking down.
11:42
11:42

Fort Portal Municipal Council Flouting Own Law on Street Parking Willy Kintu Muhanga 1 Top story

Steven Alinaitwe, one of the residents who have been asked to pay parking fees along these roads criticizes the council, saying it’s causing confusion. Alinaitwe says he has refused to pay parking fees on several occasions and is willing to face council in court if the matter escalates. However, over a decade later, the municipal council is working contrary to the laws, which has seen it clash with car owners and attracting criticism from the general public.
10:45
10:45

Fort Portal Leaders Demand Disciplinary Action Against Principal Treasurer Geoffrey Bamanyisa 1 1

Simon Karamagi is accused of absenteeism, failure to release salaries on time, perpetually missing council and standing committee sittings, failure to ensure timely collection of revenue or take action against revenue defaulters, among other things.
15:14
15:14

Fort Portal Schools Hit by Shortage of Desks head teachers 1 1 Top story

The Fort Portal Municipal Education Officer, Richard Alituha, says the recommended pupil-desk ratio is three pupils per desk, but most of these schools are now struggling with six pupils per desk.
10:46
10:46

Fort Portal Mayor Protests Blocking of World Bank Funding technical personnel 1 3

Last year, a private firm, KPMG released a report on the performance of the municipalities. However, during the assessment, it was discovered that Fort Portal lacked a substantive engineer, and was instead using the services of Kabarole District Engineer, Steven Wakatama.
08:58
08:58

Kabarole Residents to Petition Butime Over City Status Margaret Muhanga 2 1

Fort Portal Municipality East Division L.C.III chairperson Willy Magezi told the residents that it would be a great loss if the minister considered the petition of Karambi leaders without hearing from the voters.
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