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12:49
12:49

30 Buildings in Mbale City Stolen, Sold, Mortgaged 2 1

According to the Members of Parliament led by the Committee Vice Chairperson Ibrahim Kasozi, over 30 buildings in Mbale town were fraudulently sold off to people, who have mortgaged them in banks
15:37
15:37

Bungokho North MP Gershom Sizomu Defeated in Mbale City FDC Primaries 2 4

The race was won by Paul Mugoya Wanyoto who registered 66 votes against Sizomu's 13. The other candidates in the race included Ronnie Gidudu who got 2 votes and Swale Mafabi who went without a vote in the election that was held at Northern City Division Headquarters on Sunday.
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.
16:22
16:22

Gov't to Table Mining Bill Next Year 2 2

The Ministry of Energy plans to present the Mining Amendment Bill next year.
19:37
19:37

Opposition Leaders in Eastern Uganda Petition EU Ambassadors on General Elections European Union 4 1

A section of Opposition Political Party leaders in the Eastern region have petitioned European Union ambassadors on the upcoming 2021 General Elections
19:42
19:42

Pictorial: EU Ambassadors Tour Tororo Solar Plant, Malaba One Stop Border Post Top story

On Tuesday, the team met human rights activists at Mt. Elgon Hotel in Mbale before moving out to visit the Tororo Solar Power Plant that was launched in 2017. However, the envoys learnt that the prevailing rainy weather has affected the production capacity of the plant currently producing less than 4 megawatts a day instead of 10MW.
17:19
17:19

Need to End Child Marriages Dominates Discussions at EU Envoys Retreat human rights 5 1

The envoys are in the region as part of their 4-day retreat, which aims to track progress on infrastructural and socio-economic projects that are funded by the European Union and member states. The retreat started on Monday at Mt. Elgon Hotel, Mbale.
07:54
07:54

Pictorial: EU Ambassadors Retreat Kicks Off in Mbale Henk Jan Bakker Top story

On Monday, the Ambassadors met Mbale district officials, the District Police Commander, Resident District Commissioner and others in a closed door meeting. They also met the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party leaders in the district.
19:26
19:26

Envoys Advise Uganda to Utilize EU’s Zero Tariff on Agricultural Produce European Union 4 1

The advice was given by the Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Uganda ambassador Attilio Pacifici, this afternoon, at the beginning of a four-day retreat bringing together envoys from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, The Kingdom of Netherlands and Sweden. The retreat is taking place at Mt. Elgon Hotel, Mbale.
10:32
10:32

Proposed National Health Insurance Scheme Draws Mixed Reactions in Mbale Islamic University 1 6 Top story

Rogers Wandulu, one of the participants from Sironko district, said there is need for government to first improve the health sector before thinking about introducing Health Insurance scheme.
11:25
11:25

Minister Tasks Mbale to Tap into Mt. Elgon Tourism Potential 5 1

The minister said that people in Bugisu need to market the region through the Mountain, the weather, and the Kadodi cultural dance.
18:33
18:33

Police Boosts Security for Mbale Woman MP after Death Threats 2 1

Initial reports indicated that unidentified people dropped a letter at her home on Thursday, demanding 400 million Shillings, failure of which, she would be killed. According to the letter, the money was to be sent to a mobile phone number 0780723011 which is registered in the names of Moses Namisi.
19:59
19:59

Elgon Region Voters Reject Electoral Reforms Amendment 5 1

They also opposed the proposed Political Parties and Organizations Bill which introduces a code of conduct for political parties and organizations saying the political parties have their own laws which govern them.
18:10
18:10

Mbale Woman MP Charged with Inciting Violence 2

Nakayenze told URN that she was charged with inciting violence and engaging in unlawful procession. She told URN that she is expected to re- appear at Mbale Police station.
13:07
13:07

MP Wamai Denies Bribery Allegations 1 2

Mbale Municipality Member of Parliament Jack Wamanga Wamai has dismissed claims that he was bribed by President Yoweri Museveni to stay away from the controversial vote that amended Article 102b and removed presidential age limits.
07:50
07:50

FDC Secretary General Nandala Mafabi Held in Tororo uganda

Police used teargas to disperse Nandalas supporters as he drove off towards to his constituency until police intercepted him again in front of the Main gate of Islamic University in Uganda.
07:42
07:42

Parliament to Eulogise Maumbe Mukwana 2

Beth Maumbe, the Widow to the late and Manafwa Deputy Resident District Commissioner, describes her husband as a revolutionist. Maumbe was an active member of the Front for National Salvation-FRONASA.
07:11
07:11

Mbale PWDs Protest Ministerial Appointment 1 4

James Shiraku, the Mbale Resident District Commissioner agreed with the concerns of the protesters and promised to forward their concern to the office of the President for considerations. He however, implored them to embrace and utilise the available government projects for special groups so as to improve their livelihoods.
15:47
15:47

EC Failed to Manage Bubulo West Polls-Observers election observers 3

Yusuf Makwetta, an official from the Citizen Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) says some Electoral Commission officials failed to diligently execute their duties as enshrined in the electoral laws of Uganda. He noted that several polling officials were compromised and gave room for rigging.
11:27
11:27

Bubulo West Contenders Reject Poll Result 4

Results released last night gave the NRM candidate Rose Mutonyi Masaba, a landslide victory with 29, 135 votes against her closet rival Ahamada Wakhweya of FDC who got 3, 270 votes. Joseph Bufwambu Masolo, an independent candidate was third with 1, 684 votes while Paul Butita of the Democratic Party only managed 662 votes and Emma Mwiyikinwa, also an independent trailed with 128 votes.
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