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17:36
17:36

Over 30 Families in Mbale Homeless After Eviction 3 4 Top story

In 2008, Government gazetted 619 acres of land in Musoto village located about six kilometers South of Mbale Central Business District to host the industrial park. The land formerly belonged to Bugisu Co-operative Union and was allocated to Uganda Investment Authority as part of the three billion-Shilling bail out Government advanced the union.
14:13
14:13

Uncertainty as CRO Throws Out Street Children in Mbale 5 1 Top story

Information obtained by URN shows that CRO is facing financial challenges since several donors have pulled out. A source privy to the workings of CRO told URN on condition of anonymity so as to speak freely that CRO’s head office building along Bishop Wasikye road in Mbale City has been leased off to YY Coaches and Courier Services.
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.
02:00
02:00

President Museveni Calls for Women Economic Empowerment to Fight GBV 1 5

While speaking at the International Women’s Day Celebrations on Sunday at Mbale District Head Quarters, Museveni said that there only way of ending GBV in society is by ensuring women are economically empowered and emancipated such that they may stop depending on their husbands who subject them to torture.
11:35
11:35

Gov't Starts Second Phase of Relocating Landslide Victims 3 5

In the second phase, 136 families will be relocated within a space of two weeks according to Rose Nakabugo, the Assistant Commissioner in Charge of Disaster Preparedness and Management.
21:37
21:37

Convict Shot Dead While Escaping from Maluku Prisons

Gimoyi Mugoya ,20, was shot dead on Friday while trying to escape from the facility
18:40
18:40

Residents Mourn UPDF Pilot Killed in Helicopter Crash 2 3

Ivan Wokalo, the deceased young brother says that Wokalo has left a big a gap in the family.
10:46
10:46

LRA Victim Hospitalised for Eight Years in Mbale 1 4

According to Tugainayo, the medics recommended an amputation of his leg such that he can heal but he refused and now the hospital is planning to throw him out of the hospital saying that he has turned into a security threat through impersonation to rob patient’s money and other things.
07:21
07:21

Red Cross Introduces Cash Payment to Disaster Victims 2 3 Top story

However, Joram Musinguzi, the Cash Transfer Project Programs Officer, says they have moved in with the E-cash program to complement the existing disaster response mechanisms. He explains their assessment shows that Cash Based interventions are feasible and that Mbale was selected for a pilot study.
07:56
07:56

Former Busia RDC, Investor Deny Harassing Artisanal Miners 3 7 Top story

Engineer Vincent Kedi, an engineer in the Directorate of Geological surveys and Mines, says that at some sites, the landlords gave Mustafa surface rights for 50 years and therefore, they were outsmarted by the investor.
17:19
17:19

Need to End Child Marriages Dominates Discussions at EU Envoys Retreat human rights 5 1

The envoys are in the region as part of their 4-day retreat, which aims to track progress on infrastructural and socio-economic projects that are funded by the European Union and member states. The retreat started on Monday at Mt. Elgon Hotel, Mbale.
10:32
10:32

Proposed National Health Insurance Scheme Draws Mixed Reactions in Mbale Islamic University 6 1 Top story

Rogers Wandulu, one of the participants from Sironko district, said there is need for government to first improve the health sector before thinking about introducing Health Insurance scheme.
11:42
11:42

Gangs Takeover IUIU Primary School in Mbale Islamic University

The school’s fringes are covered in deflated sachets of various types of alcoholic drinks, used condoms and sometimes, women’s lingerie. According to school authorities, gangs take over the school premises from as early as 5 p.m., threatening learners and their teachers with rape if they do not vacate the buildings.
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