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09:57
09:57

Two Arrested in Mbale City for Dealing in Counterfeit Currency 1

They were arrested on Friday around ABSA Bank in Mbale City in an operation led by the Mbale District Police Commander Arafat Kato. Kato says that they received intelligence information that they were planning to sell the fake currencies to Banks and unsuspecting people in the area.
15:17
15:17

Gov't Declines to Gazette Bamasaba Cultural Leader 1

In October, Jude Mike Mudoma was elected as the Umukuka III by a faction led by the embattled speaker of Inzu Ya Masaba, Nelson Wedaira. In March, members of the cultural council elected John Amram Wagabyalile.
09:19
09:19

Mbale Heroes Sack Coach Bobic Odowa 1

The decision to sack Odowa was reached during a team management meeting on Wednesday.
08:03
08:03

Three Arrested in Mbale for Alleged Murder 1

According to Rogers Taitika, the Elgon region police spokesperson, the three whose names were not released not to jeopardize the investigation were arrested on Monday with the help of police sniffer dogs.
12:03
12:03

Three Major Rivers in Mbale Chocking on Waste 4 5

Residents living along these rivers note that over the years, there has been an unprecedented increase in pollution which puts their lives at risk of contracting diseases. According to residents, unknown people use the cover of darkness to dump waste in the river.
19:47
19:47

Three Clans in Bugisu Protest Election of Mike Mudoma As Umukuka 2

Last week, the State Minister for Culture Peace Mutuzo declared Mike Mudoma as the new Umukuka. This follows the current fights and confusion between the two factions of Wagabyalile and Mike Mudoma who each claim to be the legitimate cultural leader.
17:17
17:17

Private Developers in Mbale On the Spot For Building on Sewer Lines 3 1

According to the Water Act, buildings are supposed to be at least four meters and above, away from water and sewerage lines.
15:35
15:35

Bugisu LCV Chairpersons Dragged in Nzu Ya Masaaba Conflict 1 1

In the meeting, the District LCV Chairpersons unanimously agreed that Mudoma is gazetted as the King of the Bamassaba. They accused the Wagabyalire faction of flouting the guidelines of selecting the cultural leader.
12:43
12:43

Jude Mike Mudoma Confirmed as Bamasaba Cultural Leader 2 6

At the time the Mushikor died, there were two people elected to succeed him from two factions; one led by Secretary-General Wilson Wepondi and another by Speaker Nelson Wedaira. The Wepondi faction elected John Amram Wagabyalire, while the Wedaira faction elected Jude Mike Mudoma for the position.
10:12
10:12

Inzu Ya Masaaba Tables Demands Before Attending Reconciliatory Meeting

Accordingly, the Inzu Ya Masaba through their Lawyers of Katongole & Advocates has asked the Minister to postpone the meeting to Sunday arguing that the 48-hour notice was not adequate to mobilize for the meeting.
21:06
21:06

Mbale, Manafwa Officials Struggle to Convince Health Workers on Safety of COVID-19 Vaccine 6 2

At Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, health officials who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity said they will not get the vaccine until they see the president vaccinated. During his televised address on Sunday, president, Yoweri Museveni said that he was yet to decide on which COVID-19 vaccine to use.
15:00
15:00

Loser Challenges Election of Eastern Youth MP Elect 1 2

Through her lawyer of Acadia Advocates Balunywa, says Odoi was ineligible to contest for the position of youth MP because he is 39 years of age and not 30 years as he claimed during nominations.
18:57
18:57

Uganda-Made Bus Excites Mbale as Citizens Demand for Kiira Airplane Next 5 1

While Mbale RDC Pamela Watuwa said beginning to manufacture buses in fulfillment of government's industrialization policy that for increasing youth employment and boosting exports, Ronald Owembale and his fellow boda boda riders said that after buses, they now expect Kiira Motors to start making aircrafts.
11:08
11:08

Police Arrests Mbale Man for Vandalizing Yaka Meters

Roger Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson says Ssemanda was together with five other people who are still at large. “We have received complaints from several people within Mbale especially in the areas of Bugema, Namatala, Nakaloke and within the City center along republic street over theft of yaka meters. It is suspected to be a racket of thugs who are dealing in this thuggery,” he said.
13:00
13:00

Five people killed on Mbale-Bufumbo Road Accidents in Two Months 6 1

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says five people have died on the road in accidents over the last two months.
19:19
19:19

Mbale City Woman MP Polls: Wanyoto Runs to High Court 1 1 Top story

Through her lawyer, Eddy Nagoli, Wanyoto accuses the Electoral Commission of failure to conduct a free and fair election.
15:20
15:20

SACCO Leaders In Mbale Storm RDC's Office Over Emyooga Funds 2

He says this prompted them to storm the RDC, Pamela Watuwa Mbazzi to tell them the truth on whether the president used EMYOOGA funds to trick them into supporting his re-election.
17:25
17:25

Taxi Plunges into River Namatala 3 1

According to eyewitnesses, the driver lost control after dodging a Boda Boda rider who was making a U-turn in the middle of the road.
11:51
11:51

Mbale City Residents Pin Dot Services Over Shoddy Works 1 4 Top story

Safiyu Mafabi, the Chairperson Mbale Elders Forum told the meeting that the public has lost confidence Dot Services because of shoddy work on Soroti road. He says that they got concerned when they received news that Dot Services had won the contract to work on the two roads in the city.
08:40
08:40

Security Guard Shoots Student at Bugisu High School 1 1 Top story

Joshua Osaulo, a senior 6 student and eyewitness, says that the guard found students gathered around the administration block around 9:00 pm trying to resolve a case of theft from one of their dormitories.
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