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10:56
10:56

Installation of CCTV Cameras Excites Mbale Residents 7 1

According to Police, 32 sites in Mbale are going to have CCTV cameras and so far over 20 cameras have been installed in the areas of Nkoma, Namakwekwe, Bugema, Malukhu, around the town, Nilon, Mooni among other places.
14:26
14:26

Mbale Taxi Drivers Set New Fares for Eastern Routes 5 1

They will charge 30,000 Shillings from Mbale to Kampala from the 20,000 Shillings that the journey cost before the lockdown. Passengers travelling from Mbale to Jinja will pay an extra 5000, from the usual 15,000 to 20,000 Shillings. The Journey from Mbale to Lira through Soroti will cost 35,000 from the usual 25,000, while Mbale to Soroti will cost 20,000 from the usual 10,000 Shillings.
10:22
10:22

Bamasaba Cultural Leader Admitted Under Critical Condition

Mathius Nabutayi, the Deputy Prime Minister in Charge of Umukuka Affairs in Inzu Ya Masaba, says the Umukuka was rushed to Masaba Wing at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday in critical condition.
12:51
12:51

Mbale Hospital Halts Admission of Covid19 Patients Citing Lack of Beds 1 1 Top story

Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo Ituzo, the Director Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says they have halted fresh admissions because the number of Covid19 patients is beyond their bed capacity. He says they are in the process of relocating the isolation center to the mental unit, which has the capacity of more than 40 beds.
11:25
11:25

Police Storms Post Bank to Enforce Social Distancing 6 3 Top story

Rodgers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, said they have talked with bank managers to ensure their clients observe the physical distancing and other COVID-19 preventive measures to avoid closure.
12:23
12:23

Village Banks in Mbale Struggling to Recover Loans 3

Bashir Manana, the Chairperson of Namanyonyi Savings and Credit Association in Namayonyi Sub County, says that they gave out 12 million shillings to the members, but they are yet to recover the money.
11:56
11:56

Mbale Pastor, 10 Followers Arrested for Defying Ban on Public Gatherings 1

Elgon Region Police Spokesperson Rodgers Taitika said that the group was congested in one room, yet the congregants had no masks which could lead to the spread of COVID-19.
14:48
14:48

Lockdown Delays Election of New Bamasaba King 3 1

Mathias Nabuteere, the Deputy Prime Minister in the Inzu Ya Masaba in Charge of the Umukuka’s Affairs, says the corona pandemic has delayed the process for the election of Mushikori’s successors.
13:25
13:25

Shortage of Study Materials, Low Radio Coverage Thwart Education Response Plan 4

In the districts of Pallisa, Bududa, Busia, and Mbale, a number of parents say that it is overwhelming for the government to task parents who are struggling to get food to purchase or even photocopying the learning materials. They add that the interventions are impractical in an area that does not have a constant power supply, and where people can hardly afford to sustain power bills, smartphones and internet data.
17:13
17:13

Two COVID-19 Positive Truck Drivers Isolated in Mbale Hospital 2

Dr Emmanuel Tugaineyo, the Mbale Regional Hospital Administrator said that they picked the truck drivers following alerts from the Ministry of Health officials and the Tororo district health officer.
12:50
12:50

NWSC Announces Interruption in Mbale's Water Supply 1 1

The shutdown of water supply will run May 6th to 9th, 2020. The affected areas include; Bugema, Nkoma, Butebo, Busiu and the whole of Mbale town.
13:08
13:08

Female Suspects Dominate Mbale Covid19 Quarantine Center 3

Isaac Wepondi the Acting Medical Officer Mbale Municipal Council, who is also the Quarantine Center manager, says 19 out of the 24 suspects they have at the quarantine center at Mbale School of Clinical Officers are females.
20:39
20:39

Muyembe-Nakapiripirit Road Closed after Flooding 1 1

Traffic on the road has been diverted as Motorists from Mbale-Muyembe to Nakapiripirit are advised to use Mbale-Soroti-Katakwi-Nakapiripirit road while those from Nakapiripirit to Mbale/Muyembe are advised to pass via Katakwi-Soroti-Mbale-Muyembe road.
14:09
14:09

Suspected COVID-19 Kenyan Truck Driver Isolated in Mbale 1

According to Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo, the driver’s samples were first taken from Malaba and they tested negative and later when he reached Elegu border another sample which is still pending.
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.
11:25
11:25

Fuel Shortage Hindering Operations of COVID-19 Taskforce in Bugisu 4

Dr Gideon Wamasebu, the Manafwa District Health Officer, says that since the district has several vehicles, they are constrained to urgently respond to alerts in the community.
09:32
09:32

Health Facilities in Eastern Region Receive Relief Food 1 3

Dr. Emmanuel Tuganieyo, the Mbale Regional Referral Hospital said that the health facilities have been struggling to manage the patients and suspects in terms of feeding them.
07:50
07:50

Floods Destroy Crop Gardens in Butaleja 4 1 Top story

Stephen Were, the Busaba Sub County Agriculture Officer says over 100 acres of rice and crop gardens were destroyed by the floods, adding that the farmers who planted maize, water melon and cassava have also been affected.
11:29
11:29

Mbale Covid-19 Task Force Rallies Business Community for Support 5 1

The call by the taskforce comes at a time when the task force is struggling to fuel emergency vehicles and feeding the people kept under quarantine.
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