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Police deploys in Bududa ahead of imbalu cultural ceremony

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have deployed heavily in Bududa ahead of the imbalu festival to take place this evening. Armed with tear gas, police officers are patrolling the district in a bid to scare away those who intend to carry out the imbalu ritual as they prepare …

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Bududa farmers sell off Nusaf animals

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 40 heifers distributed to farmers in Bududa district under the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund – NUSAF 3 have been sold. The missing animals were distributed to farmers in Bushilibo, Bumayoka, Nalwanza, Bukalasi, Bushika, Bushiyi and Bukibokolo Sub counties. The farmers were …

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Bududa residents complain over hiked commodity prices

  Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bududa residents are complaining about hiked commodity prices. According to residents, the prices of essential commodities like salt, sugar and soap among others have doubled. A sachet of 500 grams of salt now costs between Shillings 1500-1800 from Shillings 800. A kilogram of …

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Over 80,000 cattle to miss FMD vaccination in Bududa

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Majority of the cows in Bududa district will miss out on the Foot and Mouth Disease vaccination. The District Production Officer Dr. Felix Odong says they have only received 5000 doses from the Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Ministry yet the district has more …

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LDUs deployed in Bududa to enforce Covid-19 directives

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel have deployed in Bududa district following defiance by residents to comply with the presidential directives. Amongst the directives that residents have defied include physical distancing, curfew and social gatherings among others. Stephen Mutsaka, the LCI chairperson Kuushu cell in Kuushu …

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Revisiting Nametsi 10 years after landslides

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | March 1st 2020 marked exactly ten years since landslides hit Namesti sub county in Bududa district. Triggered by heavy rains, the landslides buried Nametsi, Namakansa and Kubewo villages in Namesti parish claiming more than 200 people and displaced hundreds of others. Our reporter visited Namesti …

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Gov’t starts second phase of relocating landslide victims

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has started the second phase of relocating the landslide victims in Bugisu sub-region. The affected people are being drawn from the districts of Bududa, Namisindwa, Bulambuli, Manafwa and Sironko. Resettlement of people living in high-risk areas of Mount Elgon region to Bunambutye sub …

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Bududa landslides: District declares site a mass grave

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Bududa district leadership has declared the landslide site in Bushika sub county a mass grave. Landslides hit Bushika sub county on December 3rd and swept away three villages of Namasa, Shikhururwe and Naposhi displacing over 200 families and left over 40 people dead. Efforts …

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Gov’t admits delayed relocation of landslide victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Government has admitted the delayed relocation of the people from disaster prone areas in Bududa district. The Disaster Preparedness Minister, Musa Ecweru told residents of Napsohi village in Bushika sub county in Bududa district on Monday that government has received information that people in …

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