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Kitgum municipality to receive UGX 1 billion bonus USMID fund

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum Municipal Council is expected to receive an additional 1 billion Shillings from the government to boost infrastructural works under Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development [USMID] programme. This comes after Kitgum was ranked the best among 21 other municipalities on the performance measures under …

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Kitgum gets back its Shs 8.1 billion from treasury for infrastructure

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum municipal council has received back 8.1 billion shillings for the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development programme [USMID] fund that it had returned to the treasury in June this year. The money is part of 11.5 billion shillings World Bank funded USMID cash the …

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Municipalities become cities

But who will pay for the new status? Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former municipalities of Arua, Gulu, Jinja, Mbarara, Fort Portal, Mbale, and Masaka will become cities effective July 01. The leaders of most of these municipalities pursued city status as a means of increasing their budgets; …

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Kadaga warns Busoga leaders against frustrating government projects

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has tasked leaders to stop corrupt tendencies that threaten government projects. Speaking at the commissioning of construction works along two roads in Jinja town, Kadaga says that, she receives numerous reports of intrigue and corruption by both technocrats …

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Kitgum gets additional UGX 2.7 Billion USMID funds

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has released additional 2.7 billion shillings to Kitgum Municipal Council under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development [USMID] programme. Emmanuel Banya, the Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Friday that the money is meant to …

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UGX 20 billion road project kicks-off in Arua

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arua municipality has embarked on the Shillings 20 billion World Bank funded road project under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID. The 2.8 kilometers road stretches from Arua prisons to Arua primary school via River Oli division headquarters. The project was handed to …

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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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