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16:58
16:58

Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand service 2 1

Uganda Prison's Service Spokesperson Frank Baine says that the newly constructed Kitalya Min Max Prison in Wakiso will be holding all suspects remanded from Kampala Metropolitan Area at this time. The facility which was built to hold inmates on longer sentences has been empty at the moment and is now seen as a perfect place of isolation.
21:35
21:35

Wakiso Overwhelmed with Distress Calls of Suspected COVID19 Cases people 1 Top story

Joseph Kamukama, the Wakiso Division Police Commander, notes that much of the distress calls are coming in through security system given the fact that the numbers shared by the Health Ministry were widely shared and are inaccessible easily.
17:48
17:48

Councilor, Kira Speaker Clash Over Sitting health 1 4 Top story

Eyelu also raised concern about the venue of the meeting, which was held in a closed conference hall and the sitting arrangement.
13:20
13:20

Gov’t Insists on Wetland Demarcation in Wakiso Amid Resistance people 1 5

Ali Wamala Ngudde, a resident, claims that some people own titles in the areas which the ministry is claiming to be wetlands. He says that the ministry needs to be careful while trading on their land.
10:55
10:55

Wakiso Needs UGX 40B to Link Bussi Island to Mainland road 1 4 Top story

Bussi Island, which is 10kilometers away from Entebbe town, remains secluded and visibly detached from the rest of Wakiso district because of poor physical infrastructure and lack of proper transport means.
07:55
07:55

Gayaza High School Administrators Discard Calls for Closure After Second Fire investigation 4 3 Top story

This is the second fire registered at the school in a space of two days. The first one, on Friday night, burnt Corby dormitory and destroyed all the students' property to ashes, while the second fire gutted Kivebulaya Dormitory on Sunday Afternoon.
16:27
16:27

Compensation Woes Still Hurting Bukasa Inland Port Project resident 6 1 Top story

Enock Ariga Marindi, another resident notes that the entire compensation process is shrouded in mystery, saying the ministry has deliberately hidden information from them. He says only a few have been compensated but no one can tell the criteria used to decide who receives the money.
11:49
11:49

Parliament’s Decision Ignites Confusion at Curriculum Training Centers government 1 3 Top story

Leonard Lwanga from Kyandondo Secondary School in Matugga who is one of the 2050 teachers undergoing training at Trinity College Nabbingo in Wakiso District, said some of his colleagues packed their bags when they heard parliament’s decision on media.
10:25
10:25

DP Grass Root Elections Postponed leader 2

To date, the process is yet to start as several party leaders from Masaka, Wakiso, Mukono and some parts of Kampala petitioned the National Executive Committee.
19:16
19:16

DP Recalls Green Books from Wakiso, Mukono member 3

The party had rolled out its 2021 General Election roadmap listing mass recruitment and registration of new members as the first activity, preceding grassroots elections. As part of the process, the party distributed registration books also known as the green books, to be used as voter registers.
15:06
15:06

Clients Continue to Flock Wakiso MZO Despite Closure area 1 2 Top story

According to the Ministry, all Registry operations were frozen affecting over 394,000 land transactions. Despite the temporary closure several people are still flocking the offices hoping to get services. The closure threw the real estate industry in Wakiso district into a panic right from day one.
11:59
11:59

Uncertainties Spell Doom for Booming Artisanal Mining Sector government 1 7

John Bosco Bukya, the chairperson of Uganda Artisanal and Small-scale Miners’ Association says that despite the emphasis the government is putting on industrial mine development by foreigners, a significant share of Uganda’s mineral production and related sources of employment are widely attributed to Artisanal and Small Scale Miners. He is optimistic that this category can turn around the sector once given chance and supported.
10:24
10:24

Nansana Youths Spend Nights On Flats in Search of Free Internet area 3 1 Top story

Early this week, the reporter climbed the building next to Ave Maria Supermarket only to find dozens of youths busy on their phones, each minding their own business. Each of the youths could be seen surfing or typing on their smartphones.
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.
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 1 2

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.
11:29
11:29

Vendors Evicted From Wakiso District Headquarters client 1 2

For the past years, the district headquarters had been turned into a market due to the high number of vendors, who camped adjacent to lands and education departments. Some had constructed makeshifts and kiosks yet while others sold their products in the parking yard.
21:23
21:23

Wakiso Women Murders: Forensic Analyst Places Convict at Second Scene of Crime Nansana 1 Top story

Prosecution told court that on May 25, 2017 while in Kakiri in Wakiso district, Kaweesa together with three others including Eric Ssegawa, Isma Nyanzi, Suhairi Wakita and others still at large strangled Nanfuma to death after having sex with her.
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