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Delayed completion of road works irks Mbarara city leaders

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara city leaders have raised concern about the delayed completion of roads. According to the city authorities, the utility providers delay moving water pipes, electric poles, and underground cables when road works commence. Some of the delayed works include Akiiki Nyabongo, Maj Victor Bwana, and …

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Paint dealers in Mbarara city dine with Plascon’s boss

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s paint manufacturer, Kansai Plascon treated their dealers from Western Uganda specifically (Mbarara) to a sumptuous dinner at Hotel Triangle, Mbarara City over the weekend. This particular dinner was aimed at dining those dealers that missed the main event that was held in Kampala recently. …

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Wetland encroachers in Mbarara city given one month to vacate

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 people who have encroached on the Rucheche wetland in Mbarara city have been given one month to voluntary vacate. The encroachers are currently planting rice, tomatoes, and cabbages among other crops in the wetland. The 150 acres cover three wards of Rukido, Nyarubungo, …

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Mbarara RCC orders for re-registration of market vendors

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In what is becoming like a ritual, market vendors in Mbarara city are to be re-registered for yet another time. Resident City Commissioner James Mwesigye has directed for the fresh registration of all Mbarara Central Market vendors. The directive for new registration follows the election …

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Mbarara city mayor, councilors disagree on Kakyeera land

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara city leaders are divided on how to proceed on the land at Kakyeera in Kiruhura district measuring 64.7 acres. The city authorities recovered the land in question from encroachers and decided to open its boundaries. However, Mbarara city council discovered in January this year, …

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Researchers in Ankole demand funding for scientific innovations

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Scientists and researchers are calling for increased funding for research and innovation. The researchers attending the Greater Ankole Symposium in Mbarara city argue that they need financial boost to be able to facilitate the incubation processes of their innovations and achieve commercial value out of them. …

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Contractor on the spot over delayed road works in Mbarara city

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Multiplex Limited is on the spot over the delayed completion of road works in Mbarara city. The company was awarded the contract in May 2021 for beautification, street lighting, and rehabilitation of three city roads which include Stanley road (0.78 kilometres), Maj Victor Bwana road (0.95 …

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Mbarara City FC manager, technical team resign over arrears

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The head coach of Mbarara City Football Club, Hussein Mbalangu, and his two assistants have resigned citing unpaid arrears and poor welfare for players and technical staff. The assistants are Samuel Ssenyange Nsanziiro and goal keeping coach, Jamada Magasi. Mbalangu and his colleagues took over …

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Mbarara city leaders decry drop in local revenue collections

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara city leaders have expressed concern over the decreasing local revenue for the financial year 2021/22. The city had projected to collect 1 Billion Shillings for the first quarter of the financial year, but only 500 Million Shillings was collected. The leaders accuse the contractors …

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