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15:28
15:28

Emyooga Gives Hope to Families in Serere 1 4

In 2021, Alwalo joined the Kasilo County Tailors Association and was among the first beneficiaries of Emyooga, a presidential Initiative on Wealth and Job creation (Emyooga) which targets to transform 68 per cent of homesteads from subsistence to market-oriented production.
12:27
12:27

Luwero District Registers 33% Increase In Local Revenue The World Bank 1 3

Erastus Kibirango, the LC 5 Chairman of Luwero district explains that the Integrated Revenue Administration System has helped them to eliminate tax leakages and improve efficiency in collecting revenue hence an increment.
11:33
11:33

High Costs Hindering Registration of Self Help Groups 4 1

In 2022, UMRA issued operational guidelines for Self Help Groups (SHGs) which include Farmer Field Schools, Farmer Groups, Savings, and Internal Lending Communities.
09:40
09:40

Conman Arrested for Extorting Money from PDM Beneficiaries in Serere Serere District 2

Kasolo issued the directive in Kadungulu Town Council after the applicants of PDM accused Samson Emunot, the Community Development Officer (CDO) of Kadungulu sub-county, and other leaders of extortion.
09:58
09:58

Minister Kasolo Orders Banks To Refund Cash For PDM Account Opening 2 1

Kasolo’s directive follows an outcry from PDM beneficiaries over alleged excessive charges from banking institutions while processing PDM cash. The banks have reportedly been asking PDM beneficiaries to pay money for account opening, affidavits for changing signatures, withdrawal of PDM cash at the counter while retaining more than five thousand shillings as minimum balances in each account.
08:25
08:25

Pineapple Roadside Vendors in Luwero Hunt for UGX 150M for Market 2 1

Yosea Mubiru the Chairperson of Balikyejjusa roadside market says that the temporary structures are dilapidated and are on the verge of collapsing after accommodating them for 10 years.
12:17
12:17

Luwero District Fails To Utilize UGX 4.7B for Development Projects 1 4

Erastus Kibirango the LC 5 Chairman of Luwero district explains that small-scale farmers failed to access the funds and buy irrigation equipment because of conditions that include co-funding hence it was returned to the treasury for the second year.
11:58
11:58

Bribery Claims Mar Parish Development Programme in Wobulenzi Town Council 2 5

Edwin Serebe, the town agent of Bukalasa parish says that the process of disbursing money to other applicants has been slow because an official in the district commercial office asked for a bribe of Shillings 200,000 to upload the names of the applicants on the PDM system.
13:49
13:49

Health Budget: Uncertainty Remains over Medical Interns’ Money, Deployment Ministry of Health 1 4

Jim Mugunga, the Spokesperson in the Ministry of Finance clarified that the provided 22.6 billion Shillings read by Finance Minister Matia Kasaija last week is not just for the arrears. He says part of it will be used to fund the deployment of interns.
15:41
15:41

Two SACCOs Leaders In Trouble Over Theft of UGX 21.7M PDM Cash 2

Luwero Resident District Commissioner, Richard Bwabye ordered the duo’s arrest following complaints from the beneficiaries. According to Bwabye, the SACCO received Shillings 58 million under the PDM program for providing loans to its members.
06:57
06:57

Luwero Authorities Ask Banks to Be Lenient with Civil Servants Facing Loan Repayment Difficulties Due to Salary Delays Luwero District

Yiga states that employees with arrears, including teachers, health workers, and staff in the production department, are yet to receive their pay, and the financial institutions should not act with hostility as they pressure them to clear the loans.
11:04
11:04

Soroti Tables UGX. 29.3Bn Budget Estimates for Next Financial Year budgetting process 1 1

In the proposed budget estimates for the next financial year, central government is expected to transfer 23.23 Billion Shillings, constituting 79.0 per cent; discretionary transfers 3.5 Billion Shillings, representing 12.0 per cent and other government transfers 1.2 Billion Shillings, representing 4.1 per cent.
17:42
17:42

Government Takes Over Construction of Luwero District Headquarters 3

Elizabeth Namanda the Luwero District Chief Administrative Officer welcomed the commitment by the government to take over the project and said they are looking forward to knowing how and when this will be fulfilled.
21:09
21:09

165 Teachers Miss Salaries as Luwero Struggles to Implement Enhancements science teachers

According to a circular to all headteachers of government-aided secondary schools, the district has written to the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development asking for supplementary funds to pay for the salaries. The circular dated September 1, 2022, requested the affected staff to remain patient.
11:13
11:13

Road Rehabilitation Works in Greater Luwero Stall Over Budget Cuts 4 1

Robert Ssenu the LCIII Chairperson of Kikamulo sub-county says the impassable roads are affecting the transportation of goods and services in the district.
19:17
19:17

Amuria, Kapelebyong Councilors Refuse to Approve Budget Budget approval 2 4

Amuria and Kapelebyong District Councils have failed to pass their budget for the next financial year after councilors protested the non-payment of allowances and the absence of copies of the budget.
17:50
17:50

Parish Development Model Funds Lying Idle in District Accounts 1 3 Top story

In Hoima district, 840 million shillings were received to facilitate the operations of the parish development model but Charles Kajura, the district focal person for the Programme says they could not disburse it to the various parishes over a lack of implementation guidelines. In Bukwo district, Resident District Commissioner Hashaka Mpimbaza says that Chief Administrative Officer has failed to disclose how much funds were disbursed for the programme.
13:57
13:57

Ugandans Lose Millions to Dubious Online Business Scam Online businesses

Franklin Jjingo, who lost Shillings 3million to the scam says that they woke up on Monday when the financial withdraws had been suspended before the online platform was completely closed down on Wednesday.
19:20
19:20

Farmers Still Shun Digital Financing Platforms-Experts 1 2

Irene Sekamwa Kajoro, a Product Manager of Financial Services Development at the Agricultural Business Initiative says they see a lot of phobias, especially among rural farmers where small changes such as the introduction of a tax threw off a number from using mobile money services in conducting business.
15:45
15:45

Start Up Funds For Newly Created Adminstrative Units Diverted to Pay Salaries

In a letter to all Chief Administrative Officers dated February 3, 2022, Ben Kumumanya the Permanent Secretary of Local Government says that the funds should be used to pay salary for chairpersons and technical staff, allowances for councilors, and other council expenses.
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