Ban No More: Twelve Mbale Youth Groups To Share YLP Funds

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Mudslides hit homes, gardens in Manafwa district

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    Youth, especially those from Teso sub-region have been told to start preparing themselves for future leadership.    Edith Wakumile, Executive Director, Uganda Women Concern has challenged the youths to grace themselves for the responsibility of leadership the future holds. According to Wakumile, the young people are the treasure of the country such as Uganda and …

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Members [also calling themselves delegates] of Masaba Cooperative Union [MCU] have petitioned the registrar of cooperatives seeking his intervention to have annual general meeting held after three years. They are also demanding thorough accountability from the current board members, adding that they also need to be free when talking about MCU properties. John Wamboza, the …

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The Bugweri County Member of Parliament in Bugweri district has promised to retire from active politics when his political term expires in 2021. Abdu Katuntu – also the chairperson of the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises [COASE], has been a Member of Parliament since 2001. Speaking to mourners at the burial of Esinasi Negesa Nagwomo …

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Two people whose names have been withheld to help police complete investigations of drug thefts have been dragged to Mbale High Court for trial. Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo – the Mbale Regional Referral Hospital administrator has revealed. Mr. Tugaineyo says as Mbale regional referral hospital, they have decided to battle drug theft in Courts of Law. …

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   The Mbale Regional Referral Hospital administrator Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo has expressed need in including diabetes in the hospital outreach program. Speaking at the Annual General Meeting of Uganda Diabetes Association [UDA] held at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, Tugaineyo said that there is an increase of diabetic cases [patients]in the country. Accordingto Tugaineyo, the Uganda …

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The youth leaders in Eastern region have revealed plans to impeach their Member of Parliament Ishma Mafabi Lumolo out of parliament before 2021 general election. The leaders say Mr. Mafabi is idle in parliament and misrepresentation them. They also claim the youth MP, Mafabi, 27, is too mute and idle when it comes to debates …

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Bududa – Lutheran World Relief and Rotary Uganda both nongovernmental organization in Uganda over the weekend donated relief food items worth about shillings 68 million to 300 people affected by recent mudslide in Bududa district. The items were delivered by Arthur Nkubito and Rotarian Gorret Mazande to the landslide victims. The victims [beneficiaries] were identified …

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In Mbale Municipality, 17 youth groups have received over shillings 150 million under Youth Livelihood Program. The said fund is currently in their bank accounts. Angela Neumbe – the Community Development Officer [CDO] Mbale Municipality confirmed this, noting that they have disbursed shillings 154,500,000 million. Shortly after meeting with the youth groups at municipal chamber, …

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Born-again faith to sensitize inhabitants on early child matrimony       The born again federation in Uganda is set to embark on a move to sensitize the communities in Bugisu sub-region on the dangers of early child marriages and teenage pregnancies. This follows an increasing public outcry of early child marriage in the sub-region. …

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Bududa – Dozens are still missing after deadly landslides in Bududa district on Thursday afternoon. A fresh report from Uganda Red Cross Society official, 34 people have been counted dead as of today. Irene Nakasita – Uganda Red Cross Society’s public relation officer, says more deaths are expected as rescue operation continues. “We expect more …

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