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SEX: Three family members arrested over murder in Mbale City

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested three members of the same family in Mbale city and still hunting for another ten over the murder of a fellow resident known named as William Wanaboa aged 40 years of age. The suspects allegedly caught Wanaboa having sex with their mother. Police …

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Violence, low voter turnout mar residual elections in Mbale city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residual elections for the directly elected councillors in Mbale city’s Northern Division have been marred by violence and low voter turnout. The elections were cancelled after wrong ballots were sent to the division. In most of the polling stations visited by URN, they were almost …

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Tropical Bank set to close Mbale, Mbarara branches

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tropical Bank has finalized plans to shut two of its branches. The branches that will be closed by 31st January, 2021, include Tropical Bank Mbale branch and Tropical Bank Mbarara branch. According to a letter dated 15th December, 2020, signed by the Wasswa Hannington, the …

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Industrial skills training workshop launched in Mbale

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Luban workshop has been launched in Mbale city to enhance industrial skills training for the youth. This is the sixth workshop out of the 10 that the Chinese government plans to construct in Africa. The first workshop was launched in Djibouti. The establishment …

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200 business premises closed in Mbale city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbale city authorities have closed over 200 business premises for alleged failure to pay ground for the 2019/2020 financial year. Robert Kutosi, the Public Relations Officer Mbale city authority says the operation targeted business premises in Northern city division along Republic street and Pallisa road. …

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50 motorcycles impounded in Mbale for flouting COVID-19 guidelines

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have impounded 50 motorcycles in Mbale city for flouting the COVID-19 guidelines. Rogers Taitika, the Elgon region police spokesperson says the motorcycles were impounded in a massive operation targeting riders who operate beyond 6pm, who don’t wear face masks and helmets and carry more …

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