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Mbale landslide victims decry starvation

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Landslide victims in Mbale District are struggling to find food and water. The affected people were displaced from their homes by landslides, which hit the district last week. The landslide victims have pitched camp at Buyango community primary school in Buyango village, Buyango parish in …

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Landslides displace families in Mbale

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Twelve families in Busano and Bungoko sub-counties in Mbale district are homeless following landslides that destroyed their homes, crops, and animals. Jonathan Wandeka Wambwa, the LC 3 Chairperson of Busano sub-county says that the landslide occurred on Saturday afternoon following heavy rains that pounded the …

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EBOLA: Suspected Mbale case is negative

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The samples of a 16-year-old boy who was isolated at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital after presenting with Ebola-like symptoms have turned out negative, the Director, Dr. Stephen Obbo has revealed. “The results of the suspected case are negative and the patient is now receiving normal …

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13 arrested for cultivating marijuana in Mbale

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thirteen people are in custody at Busoba police station in Mbale district, for illegally growing marijuana. The suspects were picked up in intelligence-led operations in Nangilima Lower and Nangilima Upper villages in Busoba sub county, Mbale district on Monday. Rodgers Taitika, the Elgon Region police …

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Shs100 billion needed to repair infrastructure in Mbale

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Works and Transport needs Shs100 billion to restore infrastructure damaged by floods in Mbale. This was revealed by the Minister of Works and Transport, Gen. Katumba Wamala during the plenary on Wednesday, 10 August 2022. Gen Katumba Wamala said flooding is a challenge …

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