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Mbarara Hospital starts construction of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital will soon have a newly constructed neonatal intensive care unit to improve treatment for babies who are born early, those with breathing difficulty and those who are born with difficulty. Construction of the four-storied unit was commissioned on Tuesday by the …

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Mbarara city council reduces 2024/2025 budget by shs15 billion

Mbarara, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara City Council has reduced its budget for the next financial year by 15 billion shillings The City Council on Friday approved 51.4 billion shillings down from 66.89 billion shillings for the financial year 2023/2024. While presenting the budget estimates Ronald Taremwa, the Secretary for …

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PSFU opens office in Mbarara city to serve western region

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Private Sector Foundation Uganda has opened its regional offices in Mbarara City. The offices will serve districts in Ankole, Kigezi, Rwenzori, Bunyoro, and Tooro. Daniel Kazibwe, a board member representing the Board Chairperson of PSFU, said that the office will enhance the region’s competitiveness among …

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Mbarara city authorities close Katete bridge over damages

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara City authorities have closed Katete Bridge due to damage. Closure will affect the movement of motor vehicles but will remain open to motorcycles and pedestrians. The bridge that was constructed in 1999 crosses over River Rwizi and provides a shortcut for traders connecting to Mbarara …

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Magyezi orders fresh verification of Mbarara central market vendors

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Local Government Raphael Magyezi has directed fresh verification of all Mbarara central market vendors. According to Magyezi, the President asked him to investigate and re-verify the vendors. Magyezi said that the markets constructed under The Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Project (MATIP) …

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Traders oppose closure of roads during Mbarara city festival

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara City traders are expressing their discontent with the City Council’s proposal to close certain streets during the upcoming 2024 City Festival. The festival, which is the second edition of the two-day City Trade, Music, and Art event, is scheduled for June 21st and 22nd …

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Real estate dealers call for sensitization on marriage registration

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDENPENDENT | Real estate dealers in Mbarara are urging the Uganda Registration Service Bureau (URSB) to increase efforts in sensitizing couples about the importance of registering their marriages. During the launch of the Mass Business Registration Initiative in Mbarara city, real estate dealers highlighted concerns about property …

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Mbarara city suspends boda boda election due to protests

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The authorities in Mbarara City have halted the elections for the top leadership of the Boda Boda riders following protests and the storming of the City Council offices by a group of riders. The proposed election method, utilizing electoral colleges, was met with opposition from …

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Mbarara City to hold boda boda elections

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara City authorities have started plans to organize the election for Mbarara City Boda Boda riders. The riders have been without leadership for the past four years, after the term of office expired in 2020. Although elections were scheduled to take place, they were disrupted …

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