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Landslides wreak havoc in Bududa district

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Landsides have hit Bududa district leaving hundreds of people homeless. Properties including houses, crops and even animals have been buried. Milton Kamoti, the Bududa district LCV chairperson says that at least 50 households have been damaged and over 300 hundred people affected. According to Samson …

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Bududa residents in fear of fresh landslides

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 55 homes in Bubiita sub county, Bududa district have been deserted by residents after fresh cracks running through the ground. The fresh cracks indicate a threat of a looming landslide. A whole sub-county is on alert over a new crack running from Bubiita …

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Bududa man sentenced to 15 years in prison for chopping girl’s hand

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Derick Kuloba, a resident of Bududa district has earned himself a 15-year-jail term for attempted murder. The Bubulo Chief Magistrate Esther Nalungi sentenced Kuloba on Tuesday after finding him guilty of attempted murder when he chopped off the hand of 16-year-old Evelyn Namasopo, a former …

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One person, 18 cows dead as anthrax hits Bududa

Uganda Veterinary Association team on surveillance in Elgon region Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Veterinary authorities in Manafwa district have imposed a temporal quarantine following the outbreak of anthrax in Bududa district. One person has since died and thirteen others hospitalized after eating meat of dead animals suspected to …

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Animal quarantine imposed in Manafwa to curb anthrax

Manafwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Manafwa district have imposed a temporal quarantine following the outbreak of anthrax in Bududa district. On Thursday, Bududa district confirmed the outbreak of the disease after samples from the Uganda Virus Research Institute returned positive. One person has since died and thirteen others …

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Man commits suicide over wife’s infidelity

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Buwanabisi cell, Bududa town council in Bududa district were this morning shocked after discovering one of their residents had committed suicide. The deceased has been identified as Paulo Masika, a resident of Buwanabisi cell, Bududa town council in Bududa district. According to Peter Lulondo, …

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UPDF commences Tarehe sita activities in Bududa

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces have started the implementation of Tarehe Sita activities in Bududa district. The activities include construction of two classroom blocks at Bumayoka primary School, construction of staff quarters at Bukigai health center III, and construction of pupils’ dormitory for children with …

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Bududa district leaders demand relocation of mudslide victims

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in Bududa district have asked the government to expedite the relocation of mudslide victims as schools reopen next month. Currently, more than 100 victims are still camped at Bumwalye Primary School after mudslides hit Bulucheke sub-county. Following the Ministry of Education’s plans to reopen …

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