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17:19
17:19

Five Arrested in Bulambuli for Illegal Gun Possession 2

Those in police custody are Lawrence Wazamba, 50, Makwasi Robert, 43, Namukuta Irene, 38, Madibo Alvin, 20, all residents of Bukilya, Nalusala sub-county in Sironko district, and Gustine Nambasi, 33, a resident of Sisiyi in Bulambuli district.
10:46
10:46

LRA Victim Hospitalised for Eight Years in Mbale 1 4

According to Tugainayo, the medics recommended an amputation of his leg such that he can heal but he refused and now the hospital is planning to throw him out of the hospital saying that he has turned into a security threat through impersonation to rob patient’s money and other things.
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.
18:59
18:59

Town Clerk Abandons Office Over Resident's Protests 4

Busiu Town Council LC III Chairperson, Mikaya Welikhe says the Town Clerk hasn’t stepped in office since then. Residents accuse Malunda of misusing Shillings 100 million that government advanced to the town council in 2016 as a startup fund.
17:56
17:56

Prison Inmate Dies in Mbale High Court Cells

According to Moli, he applied for the production of his client to appear for bail so as to get descent treatment. “It’s today that he was supposed to be in court and so that he could be granted bail but I was shocked to hear that my client had collapsed from the cells and hit his head on the chair,” he said.
12:03
12:03

Police Blocks FDC Anniversary Celebrations in Mbale 2 3

FDC marked 15 years on December 06, 2019, with national celebrations at Mandela National Stadium-Namboole. However, party members in Mbale had planned to hold a regional celebration of the same, a fete which was blocked on grounds that the organizers did not have police clearance.
07:13
07:13

Aggrieved Students Threaten to Torch IUIU Buildings Academic Registrar 1 1

They warn that unless the situation changes within two weeks’ time they will torch university buildings. “For us International students we pay a lot of money. We shall show them in two weeks what it means to respect students as partners,” reads the letter.
07:34
07:34

Four Boda boda Riders Killed in Mbale in One Month 2

Emma Nabende, a resident of a resident of Busiu Sub County met his death at Bubtsye village in Busoba Sub County on Boxing Day. His motorcycle Registration Number UEU 251Q was robbed.
11:16
11:16

State House Imposter Arrested for Conning IUIU Student

Elgon spokesperson, Robert Tukei says that Wasubire alleges that he worked with the State House scholarship and was looking for people to offer the scholarships.
17:50
17:50

One Collapses Dead at UPDF Recruitment in Mbale 2 2

Telesphor Turyamumanya, the UPDF 3rd Division spokesperson said that Wokoli completed the run and later collapsed. He says that the Military medical team deployed at the recruitment centre tried to recuperate Wokoli in vain and rushed him to Mbale Hospital.
11:02
11:02

Police Recovers Gun from Suspected Robbers

The police also recovered police shoes, a pair of police uniform of the Field Force Unit and a torch.
14:19
14:19

Police Arrests 16 in Mbale on Christmas Day

According to police, the suspects were found smoking opium, others were arrested because they found loitering recklessly in the night.
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 3 4 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 3 6 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.
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 1 4

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.
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