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Bududa power consumers protest power outages

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Power consumers in Bududa are protesting the persistent power outages. The consumers in Kuushu town council have been experiencing the power outage for the past one month, which has destabilized businesses. Dickson Natsami and Paul Mateya, who both operate shops in the area, said …

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Kadaga bitter with URA for taxing albino lotion

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |   The speaker of Parliament has expressed her disappointment in Uganda Revenue Authority for continuing to levy taxes on the sun screen Lotion. Sun screen Lotion helps people living with Albinism against the sun rays that cause cancer. The speaker was speaking on Friday at …

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Why Bududa budgeted sh100 only for disaster response

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One hundred shillings sounds too small an amount but it is the amount Bududa district has in its budget for disaster preparedness. The disaster-prone district says it needs about twenty-four billion shillings but it cannot raise it locally. Bududa District Secretary For Social Services, …

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FDC asks parliament to allocate funds for Bududa, Butaleja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change- FDC wants parliament to provide a supplementary budget for the landslide and flood prone districts of Bududa and Butaleja. Last week, floods hit Butaleja district displacing hundreds of people. Five people were also killed by landslides in Bududa.  The most affected …

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More than 400 people stranded in Bududa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The landslides that hit Bududa district on Tuesday left more than 400 people homeless and stranded. The area suffered multiple landslides after a heavy downpour that lasted more than eight hours, hardly hitting the areas of the Bunamwamba North, Bunamwamba Main and, Bunamwamba South …

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Five dead, 50 missing after fresh landslides in Bududa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  At least five people have been confirmed dead following fresh landslides in Bududa district. More than 50 others are reported missing since the landslide that came with a heavy downpour on Tuesday evening.  About 150 houses were reportedly razed by the landslides.  The office of …

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COMMENT: Museveni’s move on Bududa

Why giving cash to victims of landslide was right but attempt to relocate mountain village residents is wrong COMMENT | Joseph Were | Do you still remember Bukalasi? Don’t worry if you don’t. It is the place in Bududa district where a river burst its banks, triggering mudslides that killed …

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Makerere University aids Bududa mudslide victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bududa mudslide victims are to benefit from relief items worth Sh100 million from Makerere University. The items were collected in a three week’s campaign spearheaded by Makerere University Academic Staff Association – MUASA. The relief items included approximately 180bales of clothes, five bales of …

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