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11:15
11:15

Contractor Yet to Fix Defects on USMID Roads Almost a Year Later arua 1 1 Top story

Fred Musoke, the site Engineer Abubaker Technical Services told URN that they are aware of the directive to correct the defects, but denied claims that they have turned a blind eye.
18:37
18:37

Rotary's Bududa Rescue Project Targets 300 Mudslide Victims mbale 1

Bonny Mark Alinga, the President Rotary Club of Mbale who is in Bududa, says they are accepting both cash and non-cash donations to help the victims.
07:27
07:27

Mbale Hospital CBC Machine Dysfunctional district 3

Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo Ituuza, the Director Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, said he wasnt aware of the problem and promised to get in touch with the Laboratory Manager.
12:07
12:07

Mbale District Registers Low Turn up for HPV 2 Vaccine people 4

However, only 21,292 girls of the 92,000 returned for the second dose of vaccine meaning that over 7000 girls didnt show up. Ayub Madoi, the Mbale District Assistant Health Officer, says for maximum protection each girl is supposed to receive 2 doses.
18:16
18:16

Police Constable Collapses to Death at Work deceased 1

Manshur says the deceaseds body is lying at Mbale municipal mortuary awaiting postmortem to ascertain the cause of death before they hand it over to his relatives.
07:20
07:20

Museveni Visits Kirumira's Shooting Scene, Interrogates Eyewitnesses resident 1 1 Top story

Following the shooting, president Museveni personally dashed to the crime scene. Museveni who arrived at the scene at around 11:50pm dressed in a cream jacket and his trademark hat signaled to residents who were watching from a safe distance to converge.
07:50
07:50

Mbale Municipality Registers UGX 1.9B Revenue Shortfall yoweri museveni 1 4 Top story

Kenneth Khatuli Waniaye, the Deputy Town Clerk Mbale Municipal, says transporters declined to pay their operational due, saying all dues were suspended by President, Yoweri Museveni in 2017.
08:10
08:10

Soroti USMID Road Works Drag on construction 3 1

Gilbert Kiracho, the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist USMID / Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development, acknowledges the challenges but says the work in Soroti is almost complete.
10:34
10:34

Woman At Large After Strangling Step Son to Death investigation 2

Esther Bella, the aunt to the deceased, says the suspect was seen moving with the minor towards Namatala River. She says Nalondos movement with the boy surprised everybody in the area because she had never moved with the deceased.
12:45
12:45

Vendors Reject Plans to Erect Telecom Mast in Mbale Market ground 3 1

Kenneth Khatuli, the Mbale Deputy Town Clerk, says being the land lords of Mbale Central Market they are engaging the vendors so that they agree that the mast is erected in the market.
10:42
10:42

SAVO International Seeks UGX900 Billion To Construct Trauma Center president 3

Hannington Sserugga, the Executive Director SAVO International, says in addition to treating trauma victims, the center will also offer training.
07:51
07:51

Health Workers Absenteeism Drops to 11.9 Percent district 1 4 Top story

Dr. Vicent Oketcho, the Chief of Party of IntraHealth International - Uganda, discloses that in some districts such as Iganga, local leaders went further to use the attendance records to make administrative decisions including payment of salaries based on the number of days worked.
10:40
10:40

Manafwa Registers More Black Water Fever Patients team 4

According to Masombo, his son started urinating blood and was rushed to a nearby clinic. He says the clinic referred him to Bugobelo Health center after failing to handle his condition.
07:09
07:09

Security Guard, Plumber Arrested Over Theft of 30 Water Meters store 1

According to Aketch, Eteu was caught red handed walking away with the meters from the station. Police arrested the security guard to help them with investigations to establish whether he has a network, the manager said.
19:02
19:02

Farmers Count Loses as Irish Potato Prices Drop kampala 2 4 Top story

In Mbale, a kilogram of Irish potatoes goes for Shillings 600 on wholesale and Shillings 700 on retail. Farmers attribute the low price of Irish Potatoes in the region to increased supply from Mbale and Kween districts.
18:34
18:34

Poor State of Ntungamo Stadium Irks Leaders district 3

The Ntungamo LC V Vice Chairperson, Sakina Ampaire said the district leadership has already instructed a team led by the Chief Administrative Officer, Kweyamba Ruhemba to come up with a comprehensive report on the state of the stadium and how best to address the challenges at the facility.
16:53
16:53

Mpanga Market Rotting Away village 3 3 Top story

The Town Clerk, Deo Ndimo, said he was aware of the issues of Mpanga market but asked for more time so as to comment. But the Mpanga Market Vendors Chairperson, Stephen Asiimwe, calls for transparency if the market is to move forward.
12:47
12:47

Mbale Councilors Skip Mayor's Address member 3

The Nkoma Ward Councilor, Francis Kooko blamed the absence of the several councilors on a communication gap and none payment of the councilors allowances.
16:43
16:43

Museveni's Response to Feedback on Social Media, Mobile Money Taxes road 1 Top story

Premaz Kirabo Mayega was for scraping the tax. Tusime Peter wonders what will happen to those who had paid the 1. George Mugwanja said tax should be simple and easily collected. Henry Othieno wonders why we do not tax the multinationals. Hackim Niwazy, commends my message but informs me that they are taxing mere deposits. I have been following up all these issues for a long time. Here are my comments on each of the points:
07:00
07:00

Former Foreign Affairs Official Held for Knocking Constable mortuary

Ambassador David Etuket was picked up on Wednesday evening after knocking dead Edward Isiko, a police constable attached to Tirinyi Police Station in Kibuuku district.
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