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06:55
06:55

Fire Guts Masese Village resident 2 1

Halima Namuddu, a resident says her neighbors children were playing with a charcoal stove when the fire broke out.
17:39
17:39

CDOs, Sub County Chiefs In Trouble Over Youth Livelihood Funds youth unemployment 5

Hoima Resident district commissioner-RDC Samuel Kisembo wonders why the money has not been recovered yet the people who approved and recommended the groups are around. He says some of the CDOs and the sub county chiefs directly got involved in the procurement process of some of the group items while others illegally formed groups that they benefited from yet they were not supposed to be beneficiaries.
12:43
12:43

Iganga Municipality Orders Clan Head to Relocate Graveyard road

Last week, the Speaker Iganga Municipality, Musa Ssengoba convened a meeting with the affected parties and gave them a weeks ultimatum to clear the road reserve.
07:50
07:50

Grasshopper Trappers Protest Revised Power Tariff accusation 1 2 Top story

Under the revised rate, UMEME will collect Shillings 350,000 from each bulb connected directly to a power line up from Shillings 250,000 previously.
07:59
07:59

Landslides Destabilize Water Pipe Network, Affecting Three Districts team 2 3

Joan Nambafu, a resident of Lwakhakha town council who operates a restaurant, says they are currently buying a 20 Jerrycan of water at Shillings 500.
08:23
08:23

Oulanyah Tasks OAG To Closely Monitor Accounting Officers district 4 1 Top story

Oulanya says the Hoima regional office should ensure that the monies injected by the government in the oil sector is properly monitored and accounted for adding that the establishment of the regional office will extend services closer to the people they Audit and that this will enhance the delivery of their mandate.
07:41
07:41

Government Hands Electro-Maxx 6-Year Power Deal district 1

The Acting Director of Energy Resources in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, James Banabe last week said they had rejected pressure from Electro-Maxx to add US 2 cents for capacity building.
06:46
06:46

Ugandans Involved in Opportunistic Corruption-Deputy IGG investigation 1 Top story

We have found a lot of corruption that is practiced is opportunistic.
11:32
11:32

Kiyindi Ferry in Sorry State health center 3 1 Top story

Alex Nviri, the LC V Chairperson Buvuma district, says acknowledges the sorry state of the ferry. According to Nviri, Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA promised to replace the ferry with the one that has been operating in Kalangala, which is under repair at Luzira.
13:09
13:09

Delayed Repair of MV 2 Kyoga Ferry Irks Travelers resident 1 1 Top story

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Spokesperson, says they are in the process of procuring some spares to fix the faulty ferry.
11:27
11:27

Buvuma Gov't Employees Work Only Two Days A week resident 3 1 Top story

The Buvuma District LC V Chairperson, Alex Mabirizi, acknowledged the problem of absenteeism. He explained that the workers are expected to work full time but most of them report for work on Tuesday and leave by Thursday, which is affecting service delivery.
06:53
06:53

MV Kalangala Suspends Operations Again member 1 Top story

Members of the crew and engineering departments of the vessel also told URN that one of the engines developed mechanical problems and couldnt run the vessel while the alternative engine was too weak to move the vessel without support.
17:43
17:43

Ministry Moves to Curb Illegal Mining in Buhweju police 2 1 Top story

John Asiimwe, the Buhweju LC V chairperson, says organizing those involved in mining will help harmonize mining activities in the area.
10:53
10:53

Scarcityof Gravel Hinders Road Maintenance in Kabarole district 1 3

Jackie Kabasinguzi, a resident of Rwihamba says the Rwaihamba-Isunga road becomes so dusty especially during the dry season and is almost impassable during the rainy season because of mud and potholes.
19:02
19:02

Farmers Count Loses as Irish Potato Prices Drop kampala 4 2 Top story

In Mbale, a kilogram of Irish potatoes goes for Shillings 600 on wholesale and Shillings 700 on retail. Farmers attribute the low price of Irish Potatoes in the region to increased supply from Mbale and Kween districts.
14:09
14:09

Minting Cash at Funerals people 3 1

Julius Tumwesigye was also vending calendars at Kizzas funeral printed with photos of the deceased. Tumwesigye says he printed the calendars well knowing that people loved the deceased and would buy them.
10:15
10:15

LC 3 Chairman Remanded for Flouting Quarantine resident

The trio was charged with three counts including inciting violence and negligence likely to spread an infectious disease. The suspects pleaded not guilty to the charged and applied for bail through their lawyers of Turinawe and Kamba Co advocates led by Hassan Kamba, which was denied by the magistrate.
12:11
12:11

Kamwenge Drivers Abandon Taxi Park district

Julius Tugume, a taxi driver plying the Kamwenge- Ibanda road, says the taxi park is located outside the busy section of the town, which denies them business.
12:48
12:48

60 Kole Youth Groups Receive Saving Boxes member

Each of the sub counties received 15 saving boxes for distribution to youth groups in their area. Innocent Omogo, the In Charge of NCBA CLUSA Uganda in Kole District, says the saving boxes will help the members to keep their savings safely.
12:22
12:22

Bugiri Closes 21 Agri Shops district

Paul Isiko, the Bugiri District Production Officer, has urged farmers to always purchase agricultural inputs from recognized dealers who are registered with Uganda National Agro Dealers Association and Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries-MAAIF.
Jan 20 results