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10:37
10:37

One Arrested in Mbarara for Dealing in Counterfeit Currency 2 2

Godfrey Kazinda was arrested on Thursday and found with fake 46,200 US Dollars and 2.5 million Shillings.
17:48
17:48

Two Arrested in Mbarara City for Alleged Embezzlement of DDEG Funds Office of the RDC 2 3

Mwesigye says the then Nyakayonjo Division was allocated 26 million shillings for 22 groups under the DDEG program. He adds that during the investigations it was discovered that out of the 22 groups registered only 4 groups were genuine.
18:36
18:36

Mbarara City Security Committee Bans Illegal Stages 7 1

James Mwesigye, the Resident City Commissioner Mbarara says that Taxi and Bus Operators had started to load passengers from the non-gazetted areas which puts them at risk of being attacked by unknown people.
15:56
15:56

Mbarara Leaders Want Investigations into Fraudulent Giveaway of Kakyeera Land 2 6

Edgar Rwabutwagu, the senior Procurement officer accepted the punishment but pleaded with the leaders noting that the process was followed but the accounting officer then did an error of not submitting the documents to the city executive headed by the city mayor.
12:30
12:30

19-Year-Old Girl Wins Automotive Engineering Gold Medal in Technical Competitions 4 2

Oumugisha says that it was very challenging to take on the automotive competition, saying that she didn’t expect any medal.
16:55
16:55

Mbarara City Authorities to Delay Allocation of Space to Vendors in New Market 3 1

Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi, Mbarara City Mayor says as the central market nears completion they have written to the Ministry of local government to guide on how the allocation should be done.
12:36
12:36

Mbarara City Councilors Want Engineering Department Investigated over Irregularities 6

The leaders are questioning why Kekijusyo and other technical staff from the engineering department have refused to appear before the committees to answer queries relating to substandard road works in the city.
07:59
07:59

Asian Businessman Found Dead In Mbarara

Ivan Onen, the Officer in Charge of Kakoba Police Post, says that a group of Indians filed a case of a missing person on Tuesday afternoon when their colleague failed to show up for work. They also tried to access him through his mobile telephone in vain.
20:23
20:23

Education Minister Warns Institutions Against Chasing Away Unvaccinated Students 6 1

Minister Muyingo says Institutions should collaborate with Ministry of Health to set up vaccination centers at the entry to allow students be vaccinated rather than sending them away.
12:58
12:58

Mbarara Traders Ask Parliament for UGX1.5Bilion for their Burnt Timber 3 3

48 traders have now signed a letter and presented their financial losses mounting to 1.5 billion shillings to the Speaker of Parliament through their area Members of Parliament asking for both financial assistance and Tax arrears waiver. They do not however state what their Insurers are saying about compensating them.
12:08
12:08

Mbarara City Council Approves Relocation of Traders 5 1

The council argues that the vendors were disrupting business in the city and had also depleted the green belts in the town. The affected traders include timber dealers, welders, mechanics, street vendors that have been operating along Victor Bwana road, Akiiki Nyabongo road, Aharibiri along Mbarara Masaka road among others.
12:22
12:22

PPDA Freezes of Mbarara City North Division Bank Account 2 3

Behagana, says that the order arises from a court case filed by one of the applicants who were among the bidders who applied to be consultant supervisor for the contract with Multiplex Company to construct roads in Mbarara City.
12:26
12:26

Traders Count Losses As Fire Guts Timber Stores in Mbarara 3 5

The fire which broke out around 3 am on Monday gutted the stores and garage located along Akiiki Nyabongo road.
16:18
16:18

Renaming of 400 City Roads and Buildings Starts in Mbarara 2 2

The factors to be considered while naming and renaming roads and streets include uniqueness, the source of the name with preference to local history, indigenous names, early explorers, pioneers, settlers and other eminent persons, Flora and Fauna among others.
11:33
11:33

Government Urged to Invest in Early Climate Warning and Agricultural Research 3 3

Dr Sameul Mugasi, Executive Director for the National Agricultural Advisory Services and a member of the National Agricultural Research Organisation council says food would be in plenty if the importance of research in the modern world is realized.
13:42
13:42

Lack of Transport Killing School Inspection in Mbarara City MOES 4

Mbarara City Mayor, Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi, says they are aware of the challenges with transport for the technical staff and started budgeting for the vehicles in the previous financial year but prioritized buying road equipment.
07:58
07:58

Mbarara City Council to Prosecute Over 200 Owners Of Illegal Structures 4 1

According to Mugisha, they have given the owners of the stalls and kiosks two months to remove or else face forceful eviction.
16:42
16:42

Police Use Teargas as Taxi Drivers Protest Demolition of Offices 4 4 Top story

Haji Jamil Katongole Bakyansi, the Welfare Officer of Mbarara Taxi Drivers Association, says that they pay between Shillings 1.8 and 2 million each month in rent, which prompted them to construct their own offices.
14:14
14:14

Archbishop Beinomugisha Ordains 19 Priests in Mbarara 2 2

The ordained were awarded certificates of completion and seven of them were given their appointment letters to go and serve in their respective parishes within the Archdiocese of Mbarara, while Fr. Paul Agric Gumanoshaba who is a member of the Society of the Missionaries of Africa was sent to serve in Rwanda by their head Rev. Fr. Vincent Lubega.
11:33
11:33

Mbarara City Councilors Reject Committee to Resolve Property Feud 1 4

In a resolution passed on Thursday and read out by the Clerk to the Council, the councilors want the Minister to appoint a neutral committee to determine the matter.
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