Out-going BCU vice chairperson John Mosila claims that they have been told that President Museveni has directed his vice Edward Ssekandi to handle the matter. He said that a meeting had in fact been called and attended by Trade Ministers Amelia Kyambadde, David Wakikona and Fred Mwesigye, the Commissioner for Cooperative. The meeting was to craft a way to ensure an NRM candidate wins the BCU chairperson slot.
Police in Mbale used batons to on Tuesday morning to chase people who wanted to invade a scene of accident involving a fuel tanker. In a case of people learning nothing and forgetting nothing, police had to intervene immediately after local people started gathering around another fuel tanker which overturned along Mbale- Kampala highway just about a kilometer from Mbale town.
District authorities in the Mt Elgon Zone say they have received a risk mapping report indicating that the region is sitting on a time bomb of disasters including floods and landslides among others, but that there is nothing they can do due to lack of funding.
Captain Deo Akiki, the 3rd Division spokesperson said the meeting Chaired by the 3rd Division Commander Brig Peter Eluwelu resolved that the process of relocating Bugema barracks to Rubongi begins effective immediately.
The deceasedâ€™s daughter in law, Sister Okello, the senior nursing officer at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, told Uganda Radio Network that Dr. Malinga had just finished eating supper at home in Butebo when he collapsed and died.
The government of the United State of America has offered a 13 billion shillings bounty for information that leads to the arrest, transfer, and conviction of the top three indicted leaders of the Lord\'s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels.
The long-awaited new Cassava Starch Factory in Mbale district is scheduled to open in May. The 375 million shilling plant would be the only one in Uganda after the Lira Cassava Starch Factory, a subsidiary of Uganda Development Corporation which closed down in 1985 due to political instability in the area.