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11:35
11:35

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

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 3 2

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 4 1

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 3 2 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 7 3 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 1 5

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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