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08:24
08:24

Mbale City Asks People on Demolished Building to Go to Court for Redress Mbale High Court 1 2

Kutosi stated that the building was demolished because it had become a nuisance within the town. He mentioned that this building is not the only one slated for demolition, as the council is still in court seeking demolition orders for other condemned buildings.
14:11
14:11

Police, Mbale City Authorities Accused Of Aiding Illegal Eviction 4 1 Top story

The Police and Mbale city authorities however deny that they were aware of the demolition of the building located on Pallisa road.
08:15
08:15

UBOS Launches Household Listing in Cities Ahead of 2024 Population Census Mbale

During the launch at Mbale City Hall Chambers on Monday evening, Didacus Okoth, the Senior Public Communication Officer at the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, explained that the objective is to identify all households in various specific areas across the 11 cities in the country.
11:25
11:25

Mbale City Residents Irked by Non-Functional Street Lights 4 1

The lights were installed in 2019 with funding from the World Bank under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID).
13:48
13:48

Police Denies Liability for Death of Woman Ex-SPC Hit by its Dilapidated Barracks House 2 1

Friends of the deceased held a fundraising to raise the money for moving the body from Mbale morgue on Friday for burial, after Police did not assist in the process.
15:08
15:08

Mbale City Flood Victims Yet to Receive Relief Food 4

Rhoda Nyarib, the Mbale City Senior Environment Officer says that the number of victims has increased to 3,000.
23:20
23:20

Gov’t to Pay Ugx 5 Million Each to Families of People Killed In Mbale City Floods 2 1

Ahamada Washaki, the Mbale City Resident commissioner says the President has directed that each of the family will be given 5 million to each body that has been retrieved. He said the Prime Minister Robina Nabanjja asked him to inform the public that the government will give the money to help in the burial arrangements.
08:05
08:05

Three Kilometre Crack Tears Through Ten Sironko Villages 2

The most affected are Washango, Bumagaba, Simi, Salo, Bukilindya, Zamugogoni, Bunagudi, Zubugila, Gagali and Jamliko villages, all in Bukilindye parish.
12:34
12:34

Over 12000 Teenagers Impregnated in Mbale, Busia and Butaleja in Six Months 2 5

In Butaleja, over 2022 teenage pregnancies were registered between June and August mainly in Nabiganda town council, Nawanjofu, Busaba and Busabi sub-counties.
15:11
15:11

Ofwono Opondo Launches Charm Offensive on Journalists 3 1

OO said following the confrontations between the media and the security agencies in the previous two years especially the election year, there was need to start a discussion on how to mend the relationship adding that government regrets the incidents where journalists have been brutalized which is why they have started reaching out to the media to rebuild the relationship with the media and media personalities.
07:20
07:20

We Shall Work With or Without Being Gazetted-Jude Mike Mudoma 2 3 Top story

Mudoma says Tumwebaze has no choice but to gazette him as the new Bamasaba cultural leader because he was rightly elected.
19:47
19:47

Three Clans in Bugisu Protest Election of Mike Mudoma As Umukuka 2

Last week, the State Minister for Culture Peace Mutuzo declared Mike Mudoma as the new Umukuka. This follows the current fights and confusion between the two factions of Wagabyalile and Mike Mudoma who each claim to be the legitimate cultural leader.
13:00
13:00

Five people killed on Mbale-Bufumbo Road Accidents in Two Months 6 1

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says five people have died on the road in accidents over the last two months.
07:57
07:57

Inzu Ya Masaba Installs New Cultural Leader as Mushikori’s Mourning Rituals Begin 4 1 Top story

Mathias Nabuteri, the Deputy Prime Minister and in charge of the Umukuka’s Protocol, says the installation of the new leader was necessary since there are functions, which can only be presided over by the Umukuka. He says Wagabyalire now awaits the official coronation that will happen after the burial of his predecessor.
08:09
08:09

Bamasaba Rooting for State Burial for Deceased Umukuka 2 1 Top story

Mathias Nabutele, the Deputy Prime Minister in Inzu Ya Masaba and the in-charge of the Umukuka’s protocol told Bamasaba in the diaspora during their virtual vigil over the weekend that plans are under way to see that the late Umukuka is accorded a state burial.
17:36
17:36

Over 30 Families in Mbale Homeless After Eviction 4 3 Top story

In 2008, Government gazetted 619 acres of land in Musoto village located about six kilometers South of Mbale Central Business District to host the industrial park. The land formerly belonged to Bugisu Co-operative Union and was allocated to Uganda Investment Authority as part of the three billion-Shilling bail out Government advanced the union.
14:13
14:13

Uncertainty as CRO Throws Out Street Children in Mbale 5 1 Top story

Information obtained by URN shows that CRO is facing financial challenges since several donors have pulled out. A source privy to the workings of CRO told URN on condition of anonymity so as to speak freely that CRO’s head office building along Bishop Wasikye road in Mbale City has been leased off to YY Coaches and Courier Services.
11:51
11:51

Mbale Covid19 Task Force Shelters Street Kids at CRO Sports Facility 5 1

Lillian Nakaweesi, the Mbale Deputy Resident District Commissioner who also chairs the District Covid19 Task Force, says are working in collaboration with Devoted Youth at Work in Africa, a nongovernmental organisation to quarantine over 400 street children.
11:17
11:17

Mbale Based Radio Station Suspends Staff Citing Covid19 Lockdown 1

“You are advised to stay in your homes to avoid the deadly infection of Covid19. You may use this time to focus on your other personal productive activities as we wait,” the letter reads.
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