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Museveni Reaffirms Ban on Exporting Unprocessed Minerals 1 4

President Museveni, who was commissioning Uganda's first Tin refining factory, in 2015 issued a directive banning the exportation of unprocessed minerals because the country was losing value and job opportunities.
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Muslims Urged To Seek Wealth 1 3

Sheikh Mukwaya said by embracing formal education, Muslim children would be allowed to rise to the highest levels of their calling.
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Mbarara City to Organise Boda Boda Elections 3

The riders have been without leadership for the past four years, after the term of office expired in 2020. Although elections were scheduled to take place, they were disrupted by the outbreak of Covid-19.
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Fear As UGX 16 Billion USMID Funds Might Return To Treasury financial loss 4 1 Top story

According to Mbarara City Engineer, Hillary Mugisha, the progress of the three road projects stands at 84%, with financial performance at 67.8%, amounting to over Shillings 16 billion out of Shillings 23 billion allocated.
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Mbarara District Turns to Roadside Markets to Enhance Local Revenue

David Muhwezi, the Chief Administrative Officer of Mbarara District said that the collection of local revenue has been disrupted due to various challenges such as the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease, prolonged drought, and diseases that have affected the harvests.
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Mbarara City Council to Introduce New Development Permission Tax 1 2

Taremwa said that the money raised from the new development permission fees, if approved by the council will supplement the local revenue.
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450 Priests Attend Chrism Mass at Nyamitanga 2

The Archbishop reminded the priests and other religious people that are sent because they are anointed to go and reach out and be of service despite distances involved.
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Four Mbarara District Land Titles Go Missing 2

David Muhwezi, the Chief Administrative Officer of Mbarara district, informed the District Public Accounts committee on Thursday that upon reporting to Mbarara, he was provided with a parcel of photocopied land titles. However, upon verification, it was discovered that seven original land titles were missing.
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Kakyeka Stadium Land Title Missing 1

The missing land title was reported in the internal Auditor's report for the third quarter of the financial year 2023/24.
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Internal Audit Unearths Fraud at Rutooma Secondary School 2

The money was unearthed from unsupported expenditures that included the supply of flour, Beans, and payments for other services but no documents were presented during the audit process.
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Police Fires Live Bullets, Teargas To Disperse Rowdy Boda Boda Riders Uganda Police Force

Dan Mufitimukiza, the landlord of the house said that he rented the house to two men who presented to him letters from their former chairperson LC 1 in Kakoba noting that they paid him two months in advance but he had never entered their house noting that he had never bothered knowing what they were doing.
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Cooperators Welcome Digital System to Registration of Cooperatives. 1 4

Alex Asiimwe, the Chairperson of Mbarara Grapes Farmers Cooperative, praised the transition to a digital system noting that the previous practice of travelling to Kampala to file annual returns and make amendments to the Cooperative By-laws was inconvenient for cooperators.
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Fresh Fish Vendors in Mbarara Market Decry High Rental Fees Uganda Parliament 2 3

Carrying placards, the fresh fish vendors have accused the city council authorities of keeping a deaf ear and ignoring their pleas to have the rental fees reduced from 100,000 to 50,000 shillings.
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Mbarara Division Councilors Biker Over Contractors Waived Arrears 3

Mbarara City Council passed a resolution in September last year to waive unpaid arrears of fees from Woodfix Tech Services, the company that had been contracted to collect street parking fees. Woodfix signed a contract in 2016, to collect street parking revenue and remit 5.8 million Shillings to the council every week.
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Mbarara City Council To Hire Ibanda District Service Commission 1

Earlier, the council had approved the interdiction of three members of the City Service Commission over allegations of corruption and misuse of office. They are Edward Karugaba Kikaraya, Lubega M. Kazooba, and Benjamin Kahigiriza.
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Mbarara City Council Struggles to Dispose Unclaimed Bodies 3

Mbarara City Council in October 2023 lost its Cemetery land in Court after a group of people sued the council for encroaching on their land leaving the city without a burial site for unclaimed bodies.
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Mbarara City Partially Lifts FMD Quarantine 2

The guidelines require a written authorization by the farm owner, endorsed by the LC 1 Chairperson and the City Veterinary officer after verification of the farm and the area.
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11:47

Energy Ministry And UNBS "to Merge" Fuel Stations To Clear Congestion

"The standard stipulates the distance allowed between two fuel stations and there's a plan by the authorities to harmonise locations for congested fuel stations, for example, if three stations are near each other, they will be required to harmonise and work together as one station," said Peter Kitimbo.
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Cattle Farmers, Traders Count Loses as FMD Hits Mbarara 1 3

The quarantine was imposed by the Commissioner for Animal Husbandry Dr Ann Rose Ademun following the outbreak of the disease in the cattle corridor and directed that the quarantine stays in place until the area records zero cases.
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Energy Ministry, UNBS Accused of Authorising Illegal Pump Stations 4

Joseph Mwesigye, the Mbarara District Environment Officer attributed the construction of pump fuel stations in fragile ecosystems to Ministry officials granting permits without considering input from local and national environment offices.
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