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13:43
13:43

1,000 in Mbale City Miss Covid-19 Relief Fund 1 1

According to the Mbale City Deputy Town Clerk, Kenneth Khatuli, records of at least 1,289 people who registered for the fund had been bounced back for not meeting the criteria.
10:24
10:24

Defilement Suspect Found Dead in Mbale Police Cell

He was arrested on Sunday over aggravated defilement and locked up at Busano police post where he is said to have committed suicide on Monday using his pair of trousers.
10:56
10:56

UGX 3.2b Regional Agricultural Mechanization Center Opens in Mbale 1 4

Boniface Okanya, the Assistant Commissioner of Engineering and Mechanization in the Ministry of Agriculture noted that the ministry intends to build 18 more centres across the country beginning with four major including Dokolo, Masaka, Kiryandongo and Mbale districts.
10:32
10:32

Mbale District Executive Finally Approved Amidst Protests from Councilors 6 1

Charity Martha Lutoto, the Female Youth District Councilor accused the chairperson of biased appointments for alleged failure to appoint someone to his executive from Bungokho South Constituency, which prompt her to shun the meeting.
10:20
10:20

MPs Question Whereabouts of Six Ambulances Meant for Mbale Hospital 1 3 Top story

Dr. Patrick Mutono couldn’t have any of this, saying that the Ministry of Health had informed them that they had delivered 8 ambulances to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital to support the management of COVID-19 cases.
16:28
16:28

Four Family Members Perish in Mbale-Tororo Road Accident 1

The deceased include Woniye Bone,13 Mwaiyame Ivan 24, Mukwana Milton 12, Kakai Mutonyi 23 who died on spot and Nabaloyi Daisy 17, Mercy Mutonyi 14 who sustained injuries all residents of Busiu sub county in Mbale district.
12:29
12:29

Mbale Central Market Vendors Demand for Mosquito Nets 5 2

Last week, the Mbale City task force threatened to close the market should the vendors fail to adhere to the presidential directive. Muhammad Wedala, a dealer in produces says that they were promised nets which they are yet to receive.
15:08
15:08

Mbale Hospital Registers Low Demand for Oxygen 2 1

Last month, the demand for oxygen in the hospital was high, leading to a breakdown of the oxygen plant. At maximum, the plant would produce up to 30 cylinders of oxygen in a day.
20:55
20:55

Mbale Central Market Chokes on Unpaid Utility Bills 1 5

Ayubu Madoi, the Chairperson of the Mbale Central Market says that the leadership of the market is struggling to pay the bills which he says utilities in the market are on and off.
09:15
09:15

Lack of Fuel, Vehicles Frustrates Police Operations in COVID-19 Fight in Mbale 2

Addressing the District COVID-19 Taskforce on Friday, Kato revealed that they are currently depending on donations from well-wishers such as the Child Care Project-CCP, which gave them 100liters of diesel to enforce the guidelines.
08:55
08:55

LC 1 One Chairman, Five Others On The Run for Killing Own Brother Over Land police 2 1

David Kibosi, the officer in charge of Busano police station confirmed the manhunt for the suspects for their alleged involvement in the murder of their relative. He asked anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspects to report to the police so that they face the law.
11:30
11:30

COVID-19: Mbale Hospital Registers 33 Deaths in Less Than Two Weeks 2 1

Edward Nyongesa, the Mbale District/City Surveillance officer attributes the increasing death at the hospital to inadequate oxygen supply. He says on average at least four people succumb to the virus at the hospital each day.
11:34
11:34

Kapchorwa CAO Succumbs to COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Kapchorwa District LC V Chairperson, Evelyn Kubalika, says that the CAO tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday last week. She explains that when Kandole felt unwell, he decided to self-isolate but his condition deteriorated on Friday and was rushed to Mbale Regional Hospital where he was put on oxygen.
15:53
15:53

Health Workers in Elgon, Bukedi Sub Regions Contract Covid-19 Over Lack of PPEs 4

At Tororo District General Hospital in Tororo district, reports indicate that since January, 70 health workers have tested positive for corona virus.
15:14
15:14

Budaka Health Center IV Closes General Ward, OPD Over Increasing COVID-19 Cases 1

Dr. John Wogabaga, the In-Charge of Budaka Health Center IV, says that only the maternity ward has remained open.
08:39
08:39

Mbale Taskforce Seeks Over UGX 25m for COVID-19 Fight 2

The city has registered 663 cases since the breakout of the pandemic. Of these, 545 have recovered, 118 still active, while nine lives have been lost within this month. But the task force says that they do not have enough money to run awareness campaigns and enforcement programmes that would help to keep coronavirus at bay.
16:18
16:18

Mbale Hospital Oxygen Plant Breaks Down 2 1 Top story

Dr Emanuel Tugaineyo, the Director of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says that the oxygen plant broke down on Tuesday after being overstretched. He says the plant was working beyond its normal capacity because of the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.
12:13
12:13

Budaka District Offices Closed as 10 Staff Members Test Positive for COVID-19 1

Chesol told journalists on Tuesday that they decided to close the district offices to allow for disinfection to prevent more infections.
18:26
18:26

Mbale Clinic Found with Hospital Oxygen Cylinder, Closed 1 1

According to the task force members, the clinic has been closed to allow investigations in the theft of the oxygen cylinder to flow smoothly. Some members said that there are several complaints of sneaking patients out from the hospital to the same clinic where some of the patients end up dying.
10:36
10:36

Mbale City Suffers UGX 2B Revenue Shortfall as Financial Year Ends 3

The council's financial officer Richard Mabala explains that the shortfall in the revenue collections was mainly caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. He says that the city was not able to collect revenue as anticipated at a time when businesses were closed, and the level of activity was suffocated.
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