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14:08
14:08

Schools Petition Education Authorities to Consider Vertical Structural Development district 3 1 Top story

David Nkojjo, the Chairperson St Jude- Bbanda School Management Committee observes that due to development priorities competing for land in Wakiso district, many schools have lost their land to grabbers while others find a hard time when the foundation bodies reclaim part of the land leaving them with tiny potions.
15:00
15:00

Buwate Residents Contribute Money to Upgrade Road Network street 1 4 Top story

Geoffrey Muganga, the Deputy Town Clerk Kira Municipality says although it is not the responsibility of residents to take over road works, they have since welcomed the idea, adding that they have providing residents with technical support.
11:20
11:20

Wakiso District Seeks Special Development Fund for Sacco's people 4

Alfred Eboku Ejanu, the head of credit and operations at the Microfinance Support Centre, says that during their years of operations in Wakiso district, they have established that the population in Wakiso has unique challenges which need special focus and treatment.
11:47
11:47

Wakiso Health Officials Raise Concern Over Stone Quarry Sites injury 1 5

Dr Paul Zirimala, the officer in- charge of Wakiso Health IV, notes that the most conditions registered from the sites over the last months has been Hernia. Dr Zirimala says that on average they have been performing five to seven hernia surgeries on patients working from the quarry sites.
15:58
15:58

Towns in Wakiso Lacking Public Toilets Wakiso District 1 5

Michel Ssenoga, operating in Kira town, says lack of public toilets has forced some people in the municipality to resort to desperate means of disposing their waste like defecating in open areas, incomplete buildings and street corridors.
16:33
16:33

Wakiso District Turns to KCCA for Support to Improve Road Network city 2 1

Wakiso District Engineer Sam Mwesigwa notes that the district has over 536 kilometres of roads, more than half of which are strategic roads, which however remain in a poor state and in dire need of an upgrade. Mwesigwa blames the state of roads on budget shortfalls.
07:41
07:41

Wakiso Farmers Irrigate Crops in Rain Season, Count Loses drought 2 3 Top story

Eng. Nicholas Lubanga, one of the officials from the Water and Environment Ministry overseeing the project, says the mistakes that lead to loss of the crops could be expected since it was the first time for the farmers to interface with irrigation technology.
17:25
17:25

Environment Ministry Develops Tools to Guide Climate Change Mainstreaming plan 4

Ssemambo adds that the Climate Change Department has now developed tools that will aid technocrats at all levels to include an aspect of climate change mitigation and adaptation into planning, decisionmaking and investment.
10:41
10:41

NMS Suppliers Decry Poor Handling of Drugs in Wakiso security 2

The National Medical Stores suppliers have decried the poor handling and reception of drugs delivered to Wakiso District which they say is putting t the drugs at risk of getting spoilt before they reach end-users.
07:05
07:05

LDU Shoot Suspected Thug, Others on the Run Wakiso District 5

Maj. Yusuf Bilaali Katamba, the First Division Infantry Division Spokesman who also speaks for the LDU, says Tamale was shot when he and five others broke into M-Max Investment limited in Kiwasa in Buloba parish in Wakiso district in the wee hours of Independence Day.
06:48
06:48

Sauna Explosion Injures Five People in Naalya Wakiso District 1 Top story

Paul Tumusiime, a Security Guard at one of the neighboring buildings, says there was shaking before the actual explosion, which lasted for some minutes. "It was like an earthquake and afterward it exploded like a bomb. In the next few minutes people hurried to get out of all the neighboring buildings,” Tumusiime said.
16:53
16:53

Namugongo Chairperson Hosts Division Offices in His Home Wakiso District 1 2

Mukasa says that he promised to get land for the construction of the division headquarters during his campaigns, which has prompted him to host the division until they find land for their offices.
08:15
08:15

Huge Number of Volunteers Worry Wakiso Authorities Wakiso District 1 5 Top story

Information obtained by our reporter shows that there are more than 60 volunteers attached to various offices. The volunteers execute simple tasks like preparing documents, welcoming and guiding clients, keeping the offices when the officers are away and at times perform duties entrusted to the office bearers.
17:13
17:13

Two Police Officers Arrested Over Death of Suspect Luke Owoyesigyire 1 1 Top story

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says the accused officers claim to have rescued Lubiika from a charged mob that was assaulting him on suspicion of stealing a goat.
14:43
14:43

Prosecution Raises No Objection to Pato's Bail Application South Africa 2 Top story

Tumwikirize however asked court to release the applicant on stringent terms should court be pleased with his bail application. Pato, who looked composed in the dock, filed his bail application through his lawyers, Robert Mackay and Richard Rugambwa.
17:21
17:21

Katabi Gears up for Kabaka's Coronation Anniversary city council 3 1 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.
07:17
07:17

Police Connects Five Suspected Boda Boda Killers to 11 Other Murders motorcycle 3 2

The suspects are Aloysius Tamale alias Patrick Sekyewa alias Young Mulo (not the musician), John Bosco Mugisha aka Mukiga, Umar Ssenyonga, Bob Mubale aka Musoga Ben and Majidu Bandiho alias John Bosco Kagame.
06:54
06:54

Residents Accuse Chairperson of Office Misuse Wakiso District 5 1 Top story

The residents have signed a petition with a litany of accusations against Nsamba. He is accused of among others being involved in land wrangles, forging land agreements, connivance with land grabbers and damaging the, property of residents, food crops and planning illegal arrests of residents for his selfish interests.
11:57
11:57

Security Cameras Installed at Wakiso District Headquarters security guards 4 1

In February suspected thugs broke into the Wakiso district headquarters and stole property and documents from the water department.
11:16
11:16

Wakiso District Leaders Decry Poor Funding to Roads Sector kampala city 9

The district received an allocation of 4.4 billion Shillings towards the construction of roads. But according to the district Engineer Samuel Mwesigwa, the allocation is a drop in the iceberg considering the poor state of roads in the district and the number of kilometres than need to be improved and upgraded.
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