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Mbale district executive finally approved amidst protests from councilors

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbale district council has finally approved members of the District Executive Committee-DEC amidst protests from some councilors. A section of councilors from Bungokho County South stormed out of the council chambers protesting some of the names submitted by Mbale district LC V chairperson, Muhammad Mafabi …

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Four family members perish in Mbale-Tororo bridge accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four members from the same family have perished and two others sustained injuries following an accident that occurred along Mbale-Tororo Road. The accident that happened on Saturday morning at river Manafwa bridge was caused by an over speeding Tata Truck Registration Number UAR 536R …

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Journalist accuses police of assault

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sam Welikhe, a journalist at the Mbale based Elgon FM radio in Mbale city is accusing police officers of assaulting him while returning home from duty on Sunday evening. According to Welikhe, the police officers under the command of the in-charge of Busiu police station, …

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Online payment system boosts revenue collection in Mbale city

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The introduction of the Integrated Revenue Administration System-IRAS has so far boosted revenue collections in Mbale city. IRAS is a web and mobile application platform that aids municipalities in the collection of local revenue from registration, assessment, billing, payment sensitization of taxpayers and linking the …

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UPDF soldiers dead in Soroti-Mbale road accident

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two UPDF soldiers were among four that have perished in an accident along Soroti- Mbale road. The accident occurred on Monday afternoon around Opuya Electricity Sub Station, about five kilometers from the heart of Soroti City and involved a Gateway Bus Reg. No. UAM …

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Mbale health worker arrested over defilement

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mbale city is holding a man for allegedly defiling a sixteen-year-old girl. The health worker with one of the health facilities in Mbale which police declined to name was arrested on Friday for allegedly defiling his client who had gone to seek medical attention. …

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