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Five dead, 6 hospitalized in accident along Mbale-Tirinyi highway

Budaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least five people have been confirmed dead and 6 others hospitalized following a road crash that occurred early on Wednesday. The crash involving three vehicles and one motorcycle happened at the border of Mbale and Budaka district, at Namatala bridge along Mbale Tirinyi road …

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Budaka prioritizes family planning to counter high teenage pregnancies

25.8percent of teenage girls in Budaka get pregnant before making 18 years of age Budaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Budaka district officials have decided to prioritize the provision of family planning services to counter the high rate of teenage pregnancies majorly among school-going children, which has continued baffling the local …

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Primary six pupils in Budaka reject automatic promotion

Budaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Primary six pupils of Nyanza 1 Primary School in Kakoli sub-county, Budaka district have rejected automatic promotion to Primary seven because they did not complete the syllabus. Last month, the Ministry of Education said that all learners will automatically be promoted to the next class …

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Budaka RDC bans animal movement at night

Budaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Budaka Resident District Commissioner George Magunda, has banned the movement of livestock and birds in the district at night. The ban according to the RDC follows the upsurge of cattle theft in the district where over 50 heads of cattle were stolen from Mugiti …

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Kidnappers demand Sh30M to release Budaka teenager

Budaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are investigating the alleged of 14-year-old Kasita Muyinda, a student of Naalya secondary school and resident of Bwase cell in Budaka town council in Budaka district. Muyanda is a son to Difasi Muyinda, a veterinary assistant attached to Budaka district local government, who was also …

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Five foreign nationals arrested in Budaka for illegal entry

Budaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Budaka police are holding five foreign nationals for illegal entry into Uganda. Immaculate Alasom, the Bukedi North region police spokesperson identifies the suspects as Erasmas Dogso and Ziyad Abaala Duse, both Ethiopian nationals. The others are Samuel Abraham, Even Tesgarbr, Luwam Debesay, and a 2-year-old …

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Budaka town council to drag tax defaulters to court

Budaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Budaka town council authorities have vowed to drag tax defaulters to court for non-compliance to remit taxes. The leaders say low revenue collection has crippled service delivery in the town council as they have majorly been depending on revenue from markets, parks, property tax among …

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Budaka residents panic as unknown people threaten to slaughter 97

Budaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is panic in Mugiti sub county, Budaka district following anonymous letters thrown in the area threatening to harm residents. The sub county councilor Muhamad Mboizi, says the anonymous letters were dropped at Bukatikoko village in Bukaligokwo parish, and Mugiti sub-county headquarters. According to Mboizi, …

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Concern as COVID-19 bodies exhumed for reburial in Budaka

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Budaka District COVID-19 Taskforce has raised a red flag over reports that relatives of COVID-19 victims are exhuming their bodies at night to accord them “befitting burials”. Local leaders in Budaka town council and Kachomo Sub County claim that some residents exhume the bodies …

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