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10:23
10:23

Chaos As Kayabwe Town Council Chairperson Protests Launch of Parish Development Model 3 2

Cyrus Baker Ssempijja, the Mpigi District Finance Secretary, says that the fracas started as they gathered to set up and formulate committees to open up accounts for PDM. He described Kasule and his group as enemies of the government and development and warned the public against efforts to fail the arrangement.
08:19
08:19

Population Size Limits Implementation of Parish Development Model in Masaka Masaka City Council 3 1

Mousa Wamala, an elders representative of the Masaka City Development Forum; a platform of stakeholders who act as a linkage between the leadership and the local community, says that despite its current population of close to 350,000 people, Masaka city is geographically demarcated into only 25 parishes, that will translate into low financial allocations.
15:46
15:46

Luwero Landlords Protest New Property Tax Rates 5

Charles Bisaso, a landlord along Kiwoko road, says that he has been paying Shillings 80,000 annually in property rates. He, however, says that tax has more than doubled to Shillings 630,000 after the assessment, which is abnormal.
19:06
19:06

140 Sub-county Leaders in Teso get Motorcycles Jessica Alupo 3 1

Christopher Saazi, the Executive Director of Nile Fishing Company that partners with Yamaha Motor Company says that the new bikes are cost-effective to manage as one uses only a litre of fuel to run for 85 kilometers while a litre of engine oil covers 4,000 kilometers.
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.
06:53
06:53

Contractor Fails To Deliver Long-awaited Masaka Market 1 1

The project worth Shillings 18.06 billion was funded by a loan from the African Development Bank-ADB. The three-storeyed market was according to the contract agreement meant to be handed over by November 2019.
09:55
09:55

Kwania Earmarks UGX 157M for Construction of Administration Block 1 1 Top story

The multi-billion project undertaken by Oryem-Can Co. Ltd comprises a multi-purpose council hall, different administrative offices, LC V Chairperson’s chambers, and procurement and production officers among others.
19:09
19:09

Minister Directs Mbarara City Officials to be Interdicted Over Central Market Allocations 4 1

The Minister Raphael Magyezi has also directed the Mbarara Central Market Vendors Association leadership chaired by Muhammed Nyombi to stop its operations and also halted the process of verifying lists until investigations are complete.
14:27
14:27

Residents Protest Resolution on Location of Masaka District Headquarters 1 4

The residents backed up by the local leaders are protesting the council resolution demanding that it is rescinded, to serve the interests of the majority population in the district.
14:53
14:53

Knowledge gap, Lack of Leadership Skills Haunt Kyotera Councillors 3

Edith Lule, a councillor representing Kalisiizo ward to Kalisiizo Sub county, indicates that they are currently gambling with local government procedures and the governing legal framework, which compromises both the quality of debates and their ability to supervise technical staff.
12:44
12:44

Mbarara City Authority Displays List of Vendors to Occupy Central Market 3 1

Last week the Minister of Local Government Raphael Magyezi directed the city leaders to display the list of the rightful vendors. He said that the rightful vendors are those that were initially in the old market before the reconstruction started in 2017.
12:32
12:32

Magyezi Tasks Mbarara City Leaders to Display List of Vendors in New Market 4 1

The construction of the 21 Billion Shillings four-storeyed market located along Buremba Road is expected to accommodate about 3,000 traders started in July 2017 after more than 700 vendors were relocated to Independence Park to pave way for constructions has taken four years to complete.
17:10
17:10

Kwania Councilors Vote Rejecting CAO 4 2

Eling also accused the CAO of mismanaging the coffee seeding distribution exercise in the district, mismanagement the issue of land for the construction of Aduku seed SS, failure to address the welfare of the council and challenging the powers of the Executive on budgeting in the media among others.
15:53
15:53

Leaders of Newly Created Sub-Counties in Omoro Operate Under Trees Act of Parliament 4 1

Kenneth Odyek, the Aremo Sub-County LC 3 Chairperson, says that they do not have office space and the funds to facilitate work.
18:14
18:14

Kapelebyong to Spend UGX 1.2 Billion on District Headquarters 1 3

The structure, its foundation has already been laid in the first phase is expected to be complete in the next five years using funds from the Discretionary Development Equalization Grant- DDEG. The three storey building, if completed will host 67 offices including council hall.
14:20
14:20

Dokolo, Aduku Town Councils Push for Municipal Status 4

David Odyambo, the Town Clerk Dokolo Town Council says that they are pushing for the elevation of Dokolo into a municipality to bridge the service delivery gap in the area and also attract more jobs.
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