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12:36
12:36

Darkness Over Mbale as Unknown People Cut Down Electric Poles 2

The cutting of the line has affected over 10,000 customers from the city and the neighbouring areas like Kachumbala in Bukedea, Budadiri town council and Sironko town council in Sironko district. Police has already launched investigations to establish the motive behind the action of cutting the poles.
15:23
15:23

Tropical Bank Set to Close Mbale, Mbarara Branches 1

“With reference to your letter Ref:TBL/ED/72/20 dated 24th November 2020 on the above caption, We hereby convey Bank of Uganda approval of the request by Tropical Bank to permanently close Mbale and Mbarara branches by 31st January/2021” the letter reads in part adding that the central bank when the process of closure is complete.
10:41
10:41

Bugisu Sub Region to Receive Over Shs9 Billion for Emyoga. Presidential Race 1

The Manafwa RDC asked members to desist from using the money in reckless ventures like buying phones, marrying wives and others since this is a revolving fund aimed at assisting other beneficiaries
16:10
16:10

Vendors In Brisk Business Selling NUP T-shirts Ahead of Kyagulanyi Campaign in Mbale

Ritah Nafuna, another vendor told our reporter that she had sold 150 t-shirts at Shillings 10,000 each, something she said will help her cater for her family needs. She asked the government not to hound them but rather identify priority areas for the youths to make a decent living.
08:28
08:28

Government to Construct Power Sub Station in Mbale Industrial Park 3 3 Top story

The Minister said that the investors have always complained to the government about the high costs of power they invest during their operations and the challenges in road shedding that government wants to sort.
16:13
16:13

Mbale City Chokes on Uncollected Garbage, Stench 5 1

Stephen Mudomo, a butcher along Kumi road says the stench and flies from the garbage have chased away his customer.
11:05
11:05

BCU Internal Auditor Accused of Alleged Misappropriation of UGX 1.2b 2 1

According to John Musila, the Vice-chairperson of BCU, last month Mwenyi was asked by board members to present a list of primary society farmers to process their arrears for December last year to April this year, but the arrears seemed exorbitant than what the board members expected.
17:21
17:21

Mbale Supermarkets Face Closure for Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines 1 5

According to the task force, major supermarkets in Mbale town have failed to adhere to the COVID-19 preventive guidelines such as social distancing and ensuring that their customers and staff wash hands and wear face masks. He listed Bam Shopping Centre, Abrah and Sombe Supermarket.
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.
14:48
14:48

Lockdown Delays Election of New Bamasaba King 1 3

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.
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.
12:53
12:53

Mbale Central Market Reopened 1 4

The market was closed on Monday after the traders failed to comply with the measures and guidelines of preventing the spread of the covid-19 disease.
11:39
11:39

Tear Gas, Live Bullets Rock Mbale Town as Vendors Protest Closure of Central Market 4 1 Top story

A team of police officers led by Mbale District Police Commander, Fred Ahimbisbwe deployed in the morning to prevent vendors from entering the market in line with the directives from the COVID19 District Task force.
18:25
18:25

COVID-19: Mbale Central Market Temporarily Closed 4 1

Through the market community radio, the RDC Sulaiman Ogajjo Barasa announced that the District COVID-19 taskforce had resolved that the market be closed temporarily until they put all the presidential guidelines in place. He said that the vendors had failed to adhere to the guidelines and advised them to stay home until further notice.
12:09
12:09

COVID-19: Butchers, Abattoir Operators in Mbale Feel Pinch of Lock Down 4

Muhammad Ntunda, the Assistant Manager of Mbale Regional Abattoir, says that the lock down has drastically reduced sells of meat in the abattoir.
17:57
17:57

Central Markets in Tororo, Mbale Defy COVID -19 Directives 1 4

URN has established that people operating businesses in the market are not sleeping in these markets and the 4-meter spacing for the social distancing is not visible where vendors have remained congested as many people can assembly in one stall while buying.
21:07
21:07

Heavy Rains Destroy Property in Kikindu Market 2 2

The rains which lasted for over three hours on Wednesday resulted in flooding of shops, kiosks and stalls leaving vendors counting losses.
07:59
07:59

Occupants of Custodian Board Building Protest Eviction

Simon Mugusha, a tenant under the Custodian Board told URN that they have never received any eviction notice and were surprised by the eviction.
12:33
12:33

Mbale Central Market Chairperson Accussed of Mismanagement 1 4

Trouble for the chairperson started on Tuesday morning when the vendors arrested him and handed him to police. This caused a meeting between police, the vendors and the market executives.
16:22
16:22

Gov't to Table Mining Bill Next Year 2 2

The Ministry of Energy plans to present the Mining Amendment Bill next year.
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