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12:54
12:54

Travel Permits: Transport Ministry Clarifies on Clearance for Staff Working in Shifts directive 1 1

“Those who must or want to maintain the current staff can do that. Actually, some essential service providers might not have staff to alternate. Their permits will be renewed without any problem. But, in case an organization wants to bring another group of staff on board, it is also possible,” says Waiswa.
18:38
18:38

EC Gifted Hundreds of Bobi Wine’s Votes to Katumba in Final Tally NUP 1 6

When our reporter revisited the polling station, the revelation threw whoever heard about it into laughter wondering where Katumba got such votes. “Are you talking about Katumba oyee? They asked, before erupting into laughter. That is not possible, another resident exclaimed. Several bodaboda riders near the polling station were amazed that this had happened in their area.
19:17
19:17

Kadaga Wants Relief Food Distributed Across the Country region 1 2

Kadaga observed that the national taskforce is currently concentrating its’ food aid campaigns in the areas of Kampala and Wakiso, while sidelining other equally starving communities throughout the country.
16:58
16:58

Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand community 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 district 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 4 1 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 district 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 area 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 security 3 4 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 1 6 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 3 1 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 area 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 Uganda 7 1

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.
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