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08:21
08:21

COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Church Fraudsters- Pastor Male people 1 4 Top story

Male, who is living a simple life at his home in Kawempe, says he has for some time been trying to expose fraudulent preachers who claim to have supernatural powers to offer financial blessings, physical well-being and healing among their flock in exchange for material benefits in vain.
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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.
13:20
13:20

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

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.
12:02
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Technical Instructors Petition Education Ministry Over Salary Discrepancies government 4 Top story

Ahmed Kasibante, an Instructor at Ahmed Seguya Technical Institute, says the payment of instructors is a total mess with different local governments using varied scales. He notes that while some local governments have already implemented the salary increment others have adamantly refused and keep on giving lame excuses.
16:21
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Hearing Impairment: Ogwang Scores Sufficient Points for Gov’t Scholarship government 1 1 Top story

Charles Owilli Adur, Deputy Head teacher Wakiso Secondary School, who also has a hearing impairment, observes that from day one Ogwang was determined as he was focused on his lifelong desire of attaining university education. “For a special needs student to break all the barriers this is great news.
07:54
07:54

Inter-Ministerial Committee to Conduct Fresh Investigations on Lusanja Eviction resident 1 5

The land in question measuring at least 9.6 acres was given to businessman Medard Kiconco who, according to a judgement by Justice Taddeo Asiimwe, acquired it from the rightful owners in 2016 as opposed to the 148 other claimants who bought it from a one Chrispa Bitarabeho who had no right to sell the land.
14:19
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Nakalema Lauds Drop in Uganda’s Corruption Rank government 1 4

Lt Col Nakalema told Uganda Radio Network that the recent ranking as captured in the just-released Corruption Perception Index, a global report by Transparency International, was a little bit impressive. According to the index, Uganda moved 12 places from 149th position to 137, on a scale of 180 countries.
17:53
17:53

Kira Municipality Releases Road Improvement Plan to Curb Gridlock street 4

Kira Municipal Town Clerk Benon Yiga stresses that over time, they have focused on short term interventions like road maintenance and filling potholes. Yiga says that the municipality will now embark on the installation of traffic lights to guide traffic flow on top of widening all the major roads linking the municipality to Kampala.
20:56
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Lt. Col. Nakalema Orders Arrest of Nansana Town Clerk corruption 4 1 Top story

On Friday afternoon, the State Anti-Corruption Unit together with other agencies including the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya stormed the municipality and held a meeting which later turned into an investigation panel with several individuals submitting evidence as others shared their grievances.
12:48
12:48

Kira Municipality Strategizes to Benefit from Martyrs’ Day people 2 1

Authorities note that though the municipality has been hosting the day for years with a lot of indirect benefits due to the influx of people in the area for over almost a month, they have been lacking a proper plan strategized to ensure that the municipality remit some revue to its coffers.
12:48
12:48

Nansana Mayor Closes Municipal Offices, Asks Ministry to Take Over government 1 3 Top story

Bakkite says given the forceful removal of the town clerk, she was left with no option but to close the offices and ask the ministry to takeover.
11:20
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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

Uncertainty Surrounds Proposed Relocation of Busaka Residents land 3 1

The inland port project had for long suffered from land woes involving 1,285 current occupants and the government. However, the two parties later reached an understanding that the earmarked land close to 500 acres situated in Bukasa in Kira Municipality belonged to the government since it was a gazetted forest.
10:49
10:49

Bukasa Inland Project: Residents Demand Alternative Land financial year 6 1 Top story

Eric Kanyange, another resident notes that he had been given a compensation number with his property valued at Shillings 51 million and has all the documents but he was surprised to find that his name and reference number were missing on the list of people who were due to collect their monies.
12:31
12:31

South Sudan to Host Regional Scouts Inter-Patrol Competitions district 3 2

According to Patrick Bamukunda Batukura, the Assistant Chief Commissioner in charge of Training at the Uganda Scouts Association –USA, the winning teams will be taken through training to ensure they win at regional level as well.
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