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13:24
13:24

Mbale City Drafts Bylaw on Solid Waste Management 4 1

The draft bylaw on solid waste management seeks to address challenges of waste generated in the municipality.
11:39
11:39

Garbage Management Still a Challenge For New Cities 3 1

The uncollected garbage or litter is common on the streets, in the corridors of buildings, and clogs drainages whenever it rains hence causing unprecedented floods.
12:03
12:03

Three Major Rivers in Mbale Chocking on Waste 5 4

Residents living along these rivers note that over the years, there has been an unprecedented increase in pollution which puts their lives at risk of contracting diseases. According to residents, unknown people use the cover of darkness to dump waste in the river.
16:09
16:09

Gliding Rocks Kill Six-Year-Old, Injure 3 Others in Mbale 5 3

The gliding stones that were as a result of a mini landslide that hit the area, affected four villages of Bunalutere, Kikobero, Wambewo trading centre and Bubyengu upper in Bubyangu parish in Mbale affecting more than 700 People.
11:15
11:15

One Killed in Mbale Landslides 5 1

Landslides hit the district on Monday after heavy rains pounded the area for more than 5 hours.
16:13
16:13

Mbale City Chokes on Uncollected Garbage, Stench 5 1

Stephen Mudomo, a butcher along Kumi road says the stench and flies from the garbage have chased away his customer.
12:50
12:50

NWSC Announces Interruption in Mbale's Water Supply 1 1

The shutdown of water supply will run May 6th to 9th, 2020. The affected areas include; Bugema, Nkoma, Butebo, Busiu and the whole of Mbale town.
20:39
20:39

Muyembe-Nakapiripirit Road Closed after Flooding 1 1

Traffic on the road has been diverted as Motorists from Mbale-Muyembe to Nakapiripirit are advised to use Mbale-Soroti-Katakwi-Nakapiripirit road while those from Nakapiripirit to Mbale/Muyembe are advised to pass via Katakwi-Soroti-Mbale-Muyembe road.
07:50
07:50

Floods Destroy Crop Gardens in Butaleja 4 1 Top story

Stephen Were, the Busaba Sub County Agriculture Officer says over 100 acres of rice and crop gardens were destroyed by the floods, adding that the farmers who planted maize, water melon and cassava have also been affected.
19:09
19:09

Sewerage Spillage Paralyses Business in Mbale Town 1 5

The sewage has created a pool of water which flows inside the taxi and the bus parks posing a danger to the lives of people operating in the area.
21:07
21:07

Heavy Rains Destroy Property in Kikindu Market 2 2

The rains which lasted for over three hours on Wednesday resulted in flooding of shops, kiosks and stalls leaving vendors counting losses.
11:35
11:35

Gov't Starts Second Phase of Relocating Landslide Victims 5 3

In the second phase, 136 families will be relocated within a space of two weeks according to Rose Nakabugo, the Assistant Commissioner in Charge of Disaster Preparedness and Management.
07:21
07:21

Red Cross Introduces Cash Payment to Disaster Victims 3 2 Top story

However, Joram Musinguzi, the Cash Transfer Project Programs Officer, says they have moved in with the E-cash program to complement the existing disaster response mechanisms. He explains their assessment shows that Cash Based interventions are feasible and that Mbale was selected for a pilot study.
11:28
11:28

Police on The Spot for Using Excessive Force to Quell Mbale Wetland Protest 6 2 Top story

On Tuesday, anti-riot police together with the environment shot and injured Hasan Mukasa a resident of Nankusi during a demonstration against the planting of boundary pillars in their land.
21:54
21:54

Man Shot in Mbale Wetland Restoration Row Succumbs to Injuries

Hassan Mukasa, a resident of Nankusi village in Namayonyi Sub County breathed his last on Tuesday evening at Mbale Regional Hospital where he had been admitted.
18:01
18:01

Stray Bullet Injures one in Mbale Wetland Restoration Row Global Climate Fund 4 3 Top story

Abasi Were, the Namanyonyi Gombolola Internal Security Officer faulted the implementers of the program for not fully sensitizing the communities. He says the officials are rushing the program and the approach they are using isn’t viable.
07:53
07:53

Mbale Residents Oppose Wetland Restoration Program Ministry of Water 6 3 Top story

Angry residents blocked a team of officials from the Environment Ministry and Mbale district Environment department that visited the area on Monday to kick start the demarcation process. Residents claim that they haven’t fully been sensitized about the importance of the restoration exercise and why they should surrender their land to government.
07:56
07:56

Former Busia RDC, Investor Deny Harassing Artisanal Miners 7 3 Top story

Engineer Vincent Kedi, an engineer in the Directorate of Geological surveys and Mines, says that at some sites, the landlords gave Mustafa surface rights for 50 years and therefore, they were outsmarted by the investor.
15:21
15:21

Livingstone University Halts Examinations Over Floods 3 1

The river burst its banks and flooded the university, water engulfed all the classrooms, hostels and offices all the computers and documents were taken by the water.
12:24
12:24

Butchers in Mbale Reject Abattoir Over Shoddy Work 2

The abattoir was constructed in Makudoyi village, Nabweya parish in Namayonyi Sub County by Nanda Contractors Limited at 7.8 million shillings.
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