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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.
13:14
13:14

Motorcycle Thefts Worry Cyclists in Mbale 3 1

According to officials from the Mbale District Boda Boda office, over 27 cyclists have been hacked to death and their motorcycles stolen in the past 10 months.
11:15
11:15

Thugs Take Over Church Premises 4 3 Top story

Father Leo Magombe, the Parish Priest St. Denis Sebugwawo Catholic Church told Uganda Radio Network that there are people he hasn’t identified who break into the church and steal property like the public address system, goats and poultry among other things.
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.
17:59
17:59

Floods Displace Hundreds in Mbale Northern Division 6 3 Top story

The affected villages include Natondome, Mabanga and Nashihaso in Bungokho sub county, Namabasa Zone 4 Lower and 3 Upper in Namabasa sub county and Busamaga, Nabijjo villages, Namazo cell and shende cell in Wanale Division Namatala in industrial Division among other areas.
08:01
08:01

One Injured in Mbale ‘Waragi’ Processing Plant Fire 2 1

The cause of the fire remains unclear but residents claim it could have started from one of the workers who was smoking. The house was initially a hostel for university students and parking yard, no one knew what was being done in the building as entry was only restricted to staff because of the tight security.
09:56
09:56

Court Freezes Mbale Municipal Council Accounts 3 1

The decision follows s suit filed by Buharera Investments Limited, a company that was contracted in August 2015 to maintain the composting site in Namatala, Mbale Municipality. The company is now demanding a sum of 146,475,000 Shillings for its services.
11:23
11:23

First Batch of Medical Students at IUIU Graduate 5 3

The university introduced Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery course in 2014 and admitted 33 students. They were among the over 2,000 students who graduated on Saturday at the University’s main campus.
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.
14:41
14:41

Mbale Municipality Councillors Protest Give Away of Busamaga Primary School Land 4 1

In 2017, Mbale Municipal Council passed a resolution to sale 1.5 acres of land to UMI. The two then signed a memorandum of understanding in 2018.
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.
08:01
08:01

Gov’t to Buy Off Kakungulu's Land 1 5

The managers of Kakungulu’s estates have repeatedly threatened to evict more than 45,000 people on the contested land, which covers Namanyonyi, Nakaloke sub counties and part of Bufumbo Sub County in Mbale district.
10:59
10:59

Mbale District Public Accounts Fueling Conflicts-Report 2 1 Top story

According to the report, 90% of the efforts of the Mbale District Public Accounts Committee members are directed at causing organizational disorder so that they can form a weak and divided council.
19:42
19:42

Mbale Municipality Gets UGX 14b Additional Funding for USMID Projects 1 3

This is part of the additional financing that the Ugandan government received from the World Bank to implement the second phase of the Program covering a period of five years, effective fiscal year 2018/19. It altogether covers 18 municipalities and four refugee-hosting districts.
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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