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Inmate dies in Maluku government prison

Mbale, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | An inmate has died while in custody at Maluku government prison in Mbale district. The deceased has been identified as Abudu Omodo, aged 39. His body was found lying in the prison cells on Thursday morning. Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson says Omodo …

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Bus crushes Mbale veterinary doctor

Mbale, Uganda | A leading veterinary doctor in Mbale Dr Moses Chepkurui has been crushed to death by a speeding bus. According to eye witnesses, Chepkurui was on Friday riding his motor cycle home after a busy day, when a  Goglon bus ignored his indicator that he was branching to …

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Mbale officials accused of inflating costs of gov’t projects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Economic Monitoring in the President’s office Peter Ogwang has raised concern over the high costs involved in the implementation of government projects in Mbale district. Ogwang who was in Mbale district monitoring and inspecting government projects observes that while the costs …

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Mbale party leaders seek Bobi Wine help over NUP prisoners

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP leaders in Mbale on Friday tasked their leader Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, on the face of supporters who are still in detention. Abdullah Magambo, a Councilor representing Northern City Division in Mbale City said that there are over 20 …

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MBALE: Road accidents claim over 40 lives in 10 months

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 43 people are recorded to have died through road accidents in Mbale city in less than one year. Records show that from the month of January to date, 43 people have died as a result of accidents. In January for instance, 7 people …

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Bududa residents refuse to relocate despite mudslides threat

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Bukhabusi and Busai parishes in Bududa Sub County have refused to relocate despite warnings of mudslides in the area. The two parishes comprise 23 villages. Currently water has collected in a deep valley after heavy downpour and flowing underground which is forcing …

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