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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.
16:33
16:33

Police Returns Impounded Motorcycles to Riders in Mbale 3 2

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says they have decided to return the motorcycles to the Boda boda riders after running out of space to keep them.
12:34
12:34

Nakaloke Town Clerk on the Spot for Giving Away Town Council Land 4

Alon Mulyanyuma, the town clerk Nakaloke town council in Mbale district has been accused for conniving with a section of councilors in the town council and gave away part of land hosting the town council headquarters and part of land hosting the police station.
05:52
05:52

Mbale Municipality MP Jack Wamai Bows Out of Active Politics 5 1

Wamanga said that he had served to his expectations and is now satisfied after a successful bid to elevate Mbale to City Status, among other things, and now wants to leave the space others to come in and serve the constituency with new energy and ideas.
18:09
18:09

Pictorial: Inauguration of Mbale City

On Thursday, the Local Government State Minister, Jenifer Namuyangu officially operationalized Mbale City and inaugurated its interim leaders.
16:18
16:18

We Shall Not Leave Our Assets for City-Mbale LC V Chairperson 4 1 Top story

Mujasi, who tabled the government recommendation to relocate the district headquarters to Busoba Sub County, said that whereas they have finally found a new home, they will not move until government constructs for them offices, adding that they will not leave any of their assets for the City.
13:45
13:45

ICT Ministry to Connect Islamic University on National Internet Backbone 4 1

The Minister who had visited IUIU main campus in Mbale on Friday to assess their preparedness and capacity to embrace the E-Learning program due to the Covid19 Pandemic said that the institution is incurring high costs in only providing internet to the Students and Lectures.
17:15
17:15

5 Judges, Kenyan Lawyer to Vet New Basamaba Cultural Leader 1

According to the letter, the search committee is mandated with validating the nomination and election process of the new Bamasaba cultural leader. The search committee will work in liaison with the General Assembly, Culture Council, Secretary General, the Attorney General of Inzu yamasaba and Bamasaba stakeholders.
15:44
15:44

Youths, Town Council Disagree on Construction of Borehole on Football Pitch 4 1

Christopher Malinga, a resident of Nakaloke town council, says they will not allow the town council to proceed with the project unless the water house on the pitch is broken.
17:29
17:29

Manafwa RDC Impounds Gov't Heifers in Mbale 1 2

According to Washaki, he presided over the handover of the animals to farmers in Manafwa in the morning and was surprised to find them being transported to Mbale district.
15:02
15:02

Relocation of Mbale District Headquarters Divides Councillors 5 1

Michael Mafabi, the Secretary for Health wants the district headquarters relocated to Jewa sub-County because Bungokho North County has been neglected in terms of service delivery.
17:31
17:31

EC Starts Demarcation of Electoral Areas in New Mbale City 1 2

Mbale, one of the seven municipalities that were elevated to city status, will have two Divisions from the three that have been part of the Municipality. They include the Industrial Division and Northern Division.
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.
15:33
15:33

114 Soldiers Documented for Retirement from UPDF 3rd Division 3 2

The 20-day retirement documentation exercise, undertaken by the UPDF Chieftaincy of Pension and Gratuity (COPG) kicked off at 1st Division headquarters in Kakiri Wakiso district on June 1, 2020. Targeting 1,115 retirees. the exercise is aimed at documenting and completing files for processing of retirement benefits.
17:21
17:21

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

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.
10:56
10:56

Installation of CCTV Cameras Excites Mbale Residents 7 1

According to Police, 32 sites in Mbale are going to have CCTV cameras and so far over 20 cameras have been installed in the areas of Nkoma, Namakwekwe, Bugema, Malukhu, around the town, Nilon, Mooni among other places.
14:26
14:26

Mbale Taxi Drivers Set New Fares for Eastern Routes 1 5

They will charge 30,000 Shillings from Mbale to Kampala from the 20,000 Shillings that the journey cost before the lockdown. Passengers travelling from Mbale to Jinja will pay an extra 5000, from the usual 15,000 to 20,000 Shillings. The Journey from Mbale to Lira through Soroti will cost 35,000 from the usual 25,000, while Mbale to Soroti will cost 20,000 from the usual 10,000 Shillings.
10:22
10:22

Bamasaba Cultural Leader Admitted Under Critical Condition

Mathius Nabutayi, the Deputy Prime Minister in Charge of Umukuka Affairs in Inzu Ya Masaba, says the Umukuka was rushed to Masaba Wing at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday in critical condition.
12:51
12:51

Mbale Hospital Halts Admission of Covid19 Patients Citing Lack of Beds 1 1 Top story

Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo Ituzo, the Director Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says they have halted fresh admissions because the number of Covid19 patients is beyond their bed capacity. He says they are in the process of relocating the isolation center to the mental unit, which has the capacity of more than 40 beds.
11:25
11:25

Police Storms Post Bank to Enforce Social Distancing 6 3 Top story

Rodgers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, said they have talked with bank managers to ensure their clients observe the physical distancing and other COVID-19 preventive measures to avoid closure.
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