Umeme losing Shs 9 billion annually due to Mbale power thieves

Umeme losing Shs 9 billion annually due to Mbale power thieves

A day after it was revealed customers of electricity distributor Umeme Uganda Ltd, may start paying Shs 200 for the first 15 units, up from the current Shs 150 per unit, the power distributor has said it loses over Shs100 billion annually to acts of power theft, vandalism of power distribution equipment like transformers and […]

UPDF storms Mbale church with heavy weapons

UPDF storms Mbale church with heavy weapons

There was panic in Mbale town on Sunday as heavily armed soldiers stormed St Austin Catholic church for prayers. The soldiers in fully combat were armed with heavy machine guns while police officers were armed with AK47 guns. They were however blocked by Steven Ahweera, the regional police boss from entering the church with guns. […]

Schools closed in Mbale due to dirty toilets

Schools closed in Mbale due to dirty toilets

On Thursday several ​schools were close​d by the Mbale Municipal Council because of operating with dilapidated toilets and poor sewage management facilities. This follows recommendations made after a monitoring exercise held early this week by members of the Social Services committee accompanied by area Members of Parliament, Town Clerk, District and Municipal Health Officers. ​T​he schools affected include; Busamaga […]