Police in Mbale have used teargas and live ammunition to disperse youths, who had staged a demonstration demanding for their municipality to be given city status immediately.
This comes after the local government ministry did not include Mbale among the municipalities that will be elevated to the city status during the 2020/21 financial year.
Meanwhile ,some members of parliament are also demanding to know why some municipalities were left out yet they meet the requirements for city status:
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