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Entebbe receives multiple infrastructural development grants

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Entebbe municipal council has received multiple grants to complete the construction of different infrastructure projects undertaken more than three years ago.  The projects include; the upgrade of Busambaga – Katabi road, from marram to tarmac, the completion of the Market place in Kitooro under the …

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Kitgum Municipal Council stuck with UGX 6 billion USMID cash

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 6.2 billion shillings meant for infrastructural development under Uganda Support for Municipal Infrastructure Development [USMID] for Kitgum Municipality is lying idle on the council accounts. According to municipal officials, the funds were released in June for undertaking the first phase of the three …

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Minister Amongi intervenes in Lira municipal leaders, CAO row

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Minister of Lands and Urban Development, Betty Amongi has intervened in the row between Lira municipal council authorities and the Town Clerk. The Minister’s intervention stemmed from the recent petition by the Lira Municipal Development Forum-MDF, a committee that oversees the implementation of USMID …

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Mbale Municipality gets UGX 14b additional funding for USMID projects

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Mbale Municipal council has received over 14 billion Shillings for implementation of the second phase of the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID project. This is part of the USD 360 million (1.3 Trillion Shillings) additional financing that the Ugandan government received from the World …

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Bus operators shun new Moroto bus terminal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bus operators in Moroto have shunned the new bus terminal, which was commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni more than a month ago. Moroto Bus Terminal, constructed by Uganda Support to Infrastructural Development- USMID was completed in April and handed over to the Moroto Municipality …

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Gulu to conduct public awareness on city status

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu municipal authorities are set to embark on mass sensitization of residents and public institutions to create awareness and embrace the anticipated city status. The awareness creation will include among others importance of community participation in urban planning, available investment opportunities, city structural plan, …

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Road materials testing lab constructed in Fort Portal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A regional facility supposed to test the quality of road materials is under construction in Fort Portal. The laboratory located in Boma, Fort Portal Municipality will be used for testing road materials that include soils, gravel, bitumen, and rocks. It was constructed under the Uganda …

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Lira Municipality records increase in local revenue

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lira municipality has recorded a slight increase in local revenues, thanks to the improved infrastructure under the Uganda Support to Municipality Infrastructure Development- USMID project. The Project, funded by the World Bank has seen key infrastructural installations set up. Roads in the Central Business District …

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USMID beneficiaries want new guidelines revised

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Municipal mayors and Town clerks have opposed new guidelines in the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID project operational manual. The officials argue that the new guidelines are very stringent and affect the implementation of the project. They require that the beneficiary municipalities and districts …

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