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16:15
16:15

Mbale City Floods: We Lost a Caring Brother- Andrew Mwangale’s Siblings 2 1 Top story

The late Mwangale 30, was the Manager of Monitoring and Evaluation at the Mbale Regional Office of Baylor Uganda. By the time of his death, Mwangale was pursuing a master’s degree in Statistics at Makerere University.
09:54
09:54

Mother, 38-Year-Old Man Arrested Over Child Marriage 1

Betty Nesihwe, the Butaleja District Senior Probation Officer told URN in an interview last month that several defilement cases are resolved by local council village leaders in connivance with the parents who want money and bride price. He also said police is hunting for the minor’s father who is on the run and all other people who were involved in the marriage to have them aligned in Courts of law.
12:44
12:44

Butaleja Residents Raise Concern Over Increasing Livestock Theft 4

Umar Kangole, the LC I chairperson of Nambili village in Budumba sub-county, says that the police has not helped them to fight the cattle thefts noting that the police don't patrol all the sub-counties in the district.
12:04
12:04

Butaleja Leaders Get Bikes to Kick Start Parish Development Model 2 1

Bwebale said that government has given motorcycles and bicycles to the leaders in order to enhance mobilization and reach out to the people to ensure they embrace government programs, noting that since government has enhanced on their facilitation, their output should be much higher than before.
11:38
11:38

Busolwe General Hospital Battling Blood Shortage 1 4

The Hospital Medical Superintendent, Dr. Innocent Musiime, says that they have been battling blood shortage for the past three months amidst an increase in malaria cases.
16:59
16:59

Football Tournaments Suspended in Butaleja District over Death of Fan 2

Waligwa Musitafa, 25, a resident of Tinda village Namawa parish was allegedly assaulted by unknown people during a football tournament at Naminasa Primary School playground.
09:35
09:35

Bukedi College Kachonga Gets UGX 236M to Construct Fence 3

Godfrey Owor, an Engineer from the Ministry of Education, said that Bukedi College is one of the few traditional schools that the government considered for rehabilitation and face lifting.
18:32
18:32

Family Threatens To Demolish Two Classroom Blocks Over UGX 12.5M 1 3 Top story

The family head, Yowas Hyuha, says that the former headmaster of Bugisa primary school, Moses Hirya, together with the then Board Chairperson, Rev. Anania Higenyi approached them in 2017 asking for two acres of land to host the classroom blocks and promised to compensate them Shillings12.25 million.
13:54
13:54

MPs Raise Concern Over Guidelines to Access Emyooga Funds 1 7

The Bunyole East MP, Yusuf Mutembuli says that the bureaucracy and stringent limitations must be relaxed to enable people to access the money.
11:17
11:17

Butaleja MPs Oppose Gov’t Ban on Rice Growing in Wetlands 6 1

Yusuf Mutembuli, the Bunyole East MP said that the government should delay their decision for the next 20 years to prepare the affected famers for another source of livelihood. Mutembuli said the people of Butaleja have lived and survived on rice growing and the ban by government on the use of wetlands is unfair since they have not been given any alternative activities adding that such alternatives may make people to voluntarily vacate the wetlands.
17:08
17:08

Four Arrested in Butaleja over Death of 17-Year-Old Boy 1

The three are alleged to have killed Wycliffe Masinde 17 a pupil of Bubalya Primary School after they found him having sex with two girls in a grass thatched house.
09:39
09:39

Butaleja, Kibuku Districts Struggling to Enforce Restrictions on Burials 3

According to Bayoole, he is tired of pleading with people to stop attending burials and has resorted to arresting them for prosecution.
16:48
16:48

Butaleja Nurse Dies in Shrine Seeking Medical Care 3

According to Rachel Namanja, the deceased’s sister, her sibling has been struggling with an unknown illness for the last one week. She said that when her sister started to feel unwell, she was admitted at Butaleja Hospital but when her condition worsened, she was referred to Mount Elgon Hospital in Mbale but they were never given a diagnosis of the disease.
07:35
07:35

Police Kill 12-Year-Old in Butaleja While Enforcing Curfew 3 1 Top story

Butaleja Resident District Commissioner, Stanley Bayoole told URN on the phone that the shooting was prompted by unruly and rowdy traders who were adamant about the curfew time. He says that rowdy residents pelted police officers with stones prompting them to open fire.
07:55
07:55

Unknown Assailants Kill Butaleja Fuel Pump Attendant 1

According to Police, the deceased’s colleagues found his lifeless body lying in front of the pump around 4:00 AM. The Bukedi South Police Spokesperson, Moses Mugwe told URN that the security guard at the fuel pump station, Asuman Guloba reported Wandage’s murder to the police.
12:04
12:04

Butaleja Residents Seek Permanent Solution to Floods 4 1

He says the government needs to step in now and repair the early warning systems, build water reservoirs that would control the volume of water and dig terraces along river Manafwa.
19:40
19:40

Butaleja Flood Warning System Yet to be Repaired 4 1

The two early flood warning systems which were installed on River Manafwa stopped functioning about six years ago.
08:29
08:29

Four Feared Dead, Hundreds Displaced in Butaleja Floods 6 2

The heavy downpour that pounded the district on Thursday causing floods that ravaged Nabiganda sub-county in Butaleja district.
11:51
11:51

Butaleja Man Arrested over Brother's Murder

He said those who heard about the threats are the ones that pointed at Hamiya as the prime suspect leading to his arrest and that the case was registered at Nabiganda Police station
19:08
19:08

Two Killed As Church Collapses in Butaleja 1

Rosemary Wamailu, one of the leaders in the church who is also the district councillor for Butaleja town council identified one of the dead as 60-year-old Angela Malwa a resident of Busasi village in Butaleja town council.
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