Friday , December 4 2020
Home / Tag Archives: Mbale (page 3)

Tag Archives: Mbale

Casual laborers in Mbale go 9 months without pay

  Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Casual laborers in the newly elevated Mbale city are threatening to lay down their tools after going nine months without pay. The laborers say they last received payment in November last year. The laborers earn between Shillings 90,000 and 120,000 monthly depending on …

Read More »

Mbale city, Tororo and Busia operating without ambulances

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Districts in Eastern Uganda are operating without ambulances. The ambulances in Mbale, Busia, Tororo and Kapchorwa are grounded over lack of funds for repair while others are beyond repair, forcing medical officials to rely on ambulances donated by well-wishers who include politicians and Non-Governmental …

Read More »

Uncertainty as CRO throws out street children in Mbale

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is uncertainty over the future of dozens of street children in Mbale district following their eviction from the Child Restoration Outreach-CRO youth center. CRO is a Non-Governmental Organization which caters for the welfare of street children and operates branches in Jinja, Lira and …

Read More »

Police returns impounded motorcycles to riders in Mbale

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mbale has started handing back the motorcycles to riders that were impounded for flouting the Covid-19 presidential directives. Over 300 motorcycles were impounded and kept at Mbale central police station since the lockdown started in March this year. Most of the riders …

Read More »

MP Nambeshe says he has bowed out of NRM Party

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | John Baptist Nambeshe, the Manjiya County Member of Parliament in Bududa district has announced plans to contest as an independent candidate in the 2021 polls. Nambeshe, who is now the Eastern Region People Power Coordinator told URN that he has taken a decision to quit …

Read More »

Excitement as Arua, Mbarara assume city status

Uganda now has eight cities  1⃣ Fortportal 2⃣ Jinja 3⃣ Masaka 4⃣ Mbarara 5⃣ Mbale 6⃣ Arua 7⃣ Gulu Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has congratulated the people of Jinja, Arua, Gulu, Masaka, FortPortal, Mbarara and Mbale, whose towns today became cities. “This is an acknowledgement of the growth these towns have experienced …

Read More »

Manafwa RDC impounds gov’t heifers in Mbale

Manafwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Manafwa Resident District Commissioner, Ahamada Washaki has impounded three heifers that he had just handed to farmers in the district under Agriculture Extension Grant Financing destined for Mbale. Washaki intercepted the three heifers in Bumbobi sub county on Tuesday afternoon aboard a pickup registration …

Read More »

Relocation of Mbale district headquarters divides councillors

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The relocation of Mbale district headquarters from Maluku in Mbale Municipality ahead of the operationalization of Mbale city has divided district councilors. Mbale Municipality is one of the seven municipalities that were elevated to city status that will start operationalization effective July 1st. Nine …

Read More »

Installation of CCTV cameras underway in Mbale

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The installation of Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras that started in Mbale town has brought joy among the residents. Installation of the cameras by government and implemented by Safe City Solutions Company started on Wednesday. Residents are happy about the development saying it will greatly …

Read More »