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

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Toroma County Member of Parliament has brought excitements among parent and relatives of a girl who went missing for months. Mr Joseph Andrew Koluo, the popular Member of Parliament for Toroma County in Katakwi district, like girl’s parent, was equally having sleepless nights. Finally, he has relieved himself following a successful recovery of a young …

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A total of 150 Voucher Plus Community Based Distributors [VPCBD] in Eastern region have received buffalo bicycles with a warning to them not to use the rides for boda-boda business. The bicycles were on Wednesday handed over to the beneficiaries at Engulu Medical Associates in Soroti by USAID Uganda Voucher Plus Activity (the Activity) led …

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Soroti – The Market and Agricultural Trade Improvement Program project-2 (MATIP-2) officials are impressed with the quality of works and pace of the construction of the Soroti central market. “I am impressed with the progress of construction works made by the contractor within nine months. This means the contractors are keeping with time and I thank …

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Soroti – Teso prominent broadcaster – Robert Ayabu, popularly known then as Dj Robert Kabari was laid to rest on Sunday at Abari village, Oculoi parish, Katine sub-county in Soroti district. Dj Kabari succumbed to cancer on Friday morning from Soroti regional referral hospital, aged 45. He left behind a widow and five children with …

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Katakwi district residents have turned their annoyance and verbal artillery at the district leaders both political and technical over failure to repair roads which are in a deplorable state. They said the leaders are to blame for the poor state of roads in the district since they are facilitated by the government. Angry locals say …

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Soroti – Death has robbed Teso sub-region of one of their finest radio presenters, Robert Ayabu popularly known by his studio name as Dj Roberto Kabari. The deceased has been a political talk show host with Soroti Catholic Diocese’s Delta Radio 97.0 Fm. The presenter took his last breath at the wee hours on Friday …

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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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Iron-sheets, hand-hoes have terribly divided Journalists from Teso Sub region after some missed out getting the donations from President Museveni. President Museveni through Teso Affairs Ministry headed by Ms. Agnes Akiror Egunyu donated1, 800 iron-sheets and 120 hand hoes to selected journalists in the sub region. Each of the selected 60 journalists got 30 pieces …

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Twenty family units in Namayenje village, Habuleke parish, Busitema Sub County in Busia district have been evicted from ‘their land’. This comes after Ekisa George dragged the family of late Etyang Alfred to Mbale High Court challenging that the squatters were illegally staying on his land. TND News understands that the petitioner won the case …

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Twelve youth groups in Mbale Municipality are set to receive Youth Livelihood Program (YLP) funds, four years after they were banned from touching it. The shs125m is expected to boost different youth projects approved by Municipal authorities in fiscal year 2018/2019. The twelve youth groups are undertaking enterprises like piggery, poultry, metal works and fabrication, …

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