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Kikuube district councilors censure executive committee members

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of district councilors in Kikuube have tabled a motion to censure three members of the District Executive Committee-DEC over allegations of corruption and forgery. The motion to censure Vincent Alpha Opio, the district Vice-Chairperson, the Secretary for works, and Nicholas Kiiza, the Secretary …

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KCCA seeks funds for city councilors allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The remuneration of Kampala city councilors took centre stage when officials from Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) appeared before the Committee on Presidential Affairs on Wednesday, 13 March 2022. Led by the State Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs, Kabuye Kyofatogabye, the KCCA officials were …

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Kyengera councilors arrested for inciting violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Nsangi, Kyengera town council on Thursday arrested and detained nine councilors for allegedly inciting violence. It is alleged that the councilors of Kyengera town council walked out of the council meeting protesting what they described as the failure of the technical staff …

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Six more Kampala councilors granted bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has granted bail to six Lord Councilors out of nine who face charges of inciting violence. Those that have been granted bail included Faisal Kibirige, Gadhafi Nasur, Mosh Ssendi, Afrikan, Paul Kato and Moses Kataabu. Court presided over by …

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Hoima councilors break chairs, fight in meeting

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A fight broke has broken out among Councilors at the Hoima district headquarters in Kasingo cell, Hoima West Division of Hoima City. The fight Monday afternoon broke out after a section of councilors opposed the council sitting, saying it was illegal. It all started …

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Wakiso councilors reject district financial report

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso district councilors have rejected the financial report citing a lack of implementation of the council resolutions. The angry councilors note that the rejection of the financial report seeks to compel the district authorities to implement activities and programs which were earlier approved by the …

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Councilors protest unexplained reduction of allowances

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lamwo district councilors are protesting the unexplained reduction of their sitting allowances and emoluments. The matter took center stage during the council session held on Wednesday. The councilors demanded the payment of Shillings 400,000 as a sitting allowance for the previous three council sittings and …

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