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12:01
12:01

Chaos as Fourth Vendor Registration Commences in Mbarara 2 7

Stephen Rwangande, a landlord and Chairperson of Mbarara Central Market Meat and Livestock dealers says they set up the structures housing the butchery and spent 5.6 million shillings to construct them, thus arguing that they are the rightful people to be registered and not the tenants.
08:05
08:05

West Lango Diocese, Kwania District Fight Over Seed School 3 3 Top story

Bernard Opollot Apollo, Kwania District Deputy Chief Administrative Officer blames the land wrangle on selfish interests by the Anglican church. He said that the district is exploring all avenues to ensure the case is ruled in its favour.
09:38
09:38

900 Applicants Battle for 30 Kwania Porter, Askaris, Office Attendant Jobs 2 2

According to the information pinned on Kwania District Public Noticeboard, 395 job applicants are shortlisted for the position of porters, 110 applicants shortlisted for the position of askaris, and 117 shortlisted for parish chief jobs but the commission needed less than 15 candidates in each category.
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.
10:21
10:21

Pictorial: Former Apac LCV Chairperson Laid To Rest In Kwania 16

Opio, who died at 82, served as Apac district LCV chairman from 2007 to 2011 after winning the by- election under Uganda People’s Congress party-UPC.
09:16
09:16

Severe Water Crisis Hits Ibuje Sub County 1 3

Harriet Apio, a resident of Arwotomio village who has been trekking 15kms to fetch water from a stream, says that they are sharing water with animals, which has exposed them to hygiene-related diseases.
08:21
08:21

Gov't Failure To Gazette Guidelines Slows Implementation of Parish Development Model 2

Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba, the Leader of Opposition in Parliament who also doubles the Nyendo-Mukungwe Division MP in Masaka city faulted the government for what he describes as inefficiencies, which may lead to misuse of program funds.
07:44
07:44

Atongtidi Locals Offer Free Land for Sub County H/Q Construction 3 1

Betty Ogwang, a resident of Te-ilwa ‘A’ village in Atongtidi parish, says that they agreed to give the land to the Sub County leaders freely to pave way for development.
15:00
15:00

Masaka Leaders Bicker over New District Headquarter Site 3

The Ministry of Local government advised the district leadership to relocate the administration offices of the district, to another area outside the city boundaries following the creation of Masaka city in July last year. But the leadership in the sub-counties of Buwunga, Bukakata, Kyesiiga, and Kyannamukaaka, which make up the district are embroiled in a dispute over where the district headquarters should be placed.
14:48
14:48

Kitgum Municipal Officials Call for Increase of Road Fund Budget The World Bank 4 1

Kitgum Municipal Council Mayor, Richard Ojara Okwera says the Municipality has only 10 kms of tarmac roads which were provided by the government two years ago adding that the rest of the road networks are gravel.
07:07
07:07

Weekly Markets Operate Normally in Kwania Amidst Ban 3 2

Jimmy Uhuru, the LC I Chairman of Aduku Township in Aduku Town Council said that his voters are still adamant about complying with the guidelines issued by the Health Ministry as well as the Presidential directives to stop the spread of COVID-19. Uhuru noted that a number of bars in his area operate normally and many people mix freely.
11:29
11:29

Residents, Leaders in Kwania Divided over Location of New Sub County Headquarters 4

Last year, the then Abongomola Sub County councillors resolved that the new Sub County headquarters of Akali be constructed in Abwong parish, on land given by the former Sub County Chairman Willy Alepo Acel.
09:08
09:08

Big Tasks Await New Masaka City Mayor Masaka City Council 5 2

Namayanja pledged to focus on presenting responsible leadership which is accountable and calls for public participation in the affairs of the city.
13:25
13:25

Mbarara District, City Feud over Property 5

Last week, the district council passed a motion suspending the Mbarara city council from organizing events in some of the properties until further notice.
10:14
10:14

District Leaders in Lango Ask Gov't to Reinstate Development Equalization Grant 3

Last month a circular from the Ministry of Finance was sent to Chief Administrative Officers across the country directing them not to include DDEG in their budget for the next financial year because the government is introducing the new Parish Development Model where funds will be sent directly to the parishes instead of sub-counties, effective July 1.
15:20
15:20

Contractor Accused of Delaying Masaka Market 1 1

According to the contract duration, the market was meant to be handed over for utilization by venders in November 2019, but the construction works have dragged on without completion even after the four extensions so far granted to the contractor.
12:49
12:49

UGX 21BN Mbarara Market Construction Contract Extended Four Times 1 1

Construction of the 21 Billion Shillings market started in 2018 and was supposed to have been completed last year in January. However, completion was again extended to February 2020 and further until the end of January 2021.
19:31
19:31

Four Civil Servants in Apac District on Spot for Engaging in Politics 3 2

Innocent Abongo, the Apac district Acting Probation Officer, Frank Ogwang, the Acting Sub County Chief of Chegere Sub County, Wilbert Obala the Ibuje Sub County Chief and Andrew Omadi Omara, the Office Assistant have allegedly appeared in public campaigning for some aspirants in Apac district.
10:51
10:51

Delayed Release of Funds Stalls Operations of Masaka, Gulu Cities Masaka City Council 5 1

Godfrey Kayemba, the interim City Mayor says that the government committed to allocate 100 billion shillings to each of the new cities as their start-up capital, which has not been the case hence causing a standstill in executing of plans.
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