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One Injured in Mbale ‘Waragi processing plant’ fire

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One person is nursing wounds at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital following a fire outbreak at a waragi processing plant in Mbale.  The injured, whose identity hasn’t been established, was rushed to hospital by residents who rushed to the building in Wagagai Cell in Nkoma …

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Gangs dominate Secondary schools in Mbale town – Survey

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A number of schools in Mbale town are witnessing an increase in gangs, comprising students, known for using drugs, encouraging bullying and violence in schools and increasing urban crime. A survey undertaken by Human Rights Activists Elgon Sub Region- HURA, a nonprofit Organisation operating …

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Gov’t to buy off Kakungulu’s land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government is in the process of buying off the administrative powers of the Estate of the late Semei Kakungulu in Mbale district. Dr.Chris Baryomunsi, the Lands, Housing and Urban Development State Minister, disclosed this during a Wealth Creation meeting at Namanyonyi sub county headquarters …

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Mbale industrial park good for jobs

Chinese firm, Tian Tang Group, has opened the Sino-Mbale Industrial Park in eastern town of Mbale, an investment its executives say will create at least 2,000 jobs to the local population. Mbale, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The firm’s executives say three investors have already set up in the park …

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Cabinet approves creation of 9 new cities

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet has approved the creation of nine cities, five of which will become operational on July 1, 2020. These cities include Arua, Gulu, Jinja, Fort Portal, and Mbarara which will be elevated from municipal status. The others are Hoima and Mbale which will become operational …

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Why Bamasaba clan heads say they have ‘impeached’ Umuukuka

  Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eighteen Bamasaba clan leaders have passed a vote of no confidence in their cultural leader, Bob Mushikori. The motion to move a vote of no confidence in the Umukuuka was moved by Michael Wabalayi, the representative of Bukonde clan on Friday evening at Lukhobo …

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