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Bugiri district engineer arrested over shoddy road works

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bugiri District Engineer, Godfrey Baliraine has been arrested over shoddy road works.  Baliraine is currently detained at the Bugiri central police station. His arrest follows Thursday’s assessment of the One Billion Shillings that was allocated for the rehabilitation of dilapidated roads in Bugiri district. During …

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Bugiri residents ask gov’t to intensify fight against counterfeit products

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Bugiri District have asked respective government agencies to increase efforts to curb counterfeit products, which they say are uncontrollably flooding the market. The residents who were attending consultation meetings about the proposed Anti-Counterfeit Goods Bill-2023 in Bugiri Municipality told URN on Tuesday that …

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IGG arrests 10 officials for allegedly causing financial loss of shs 1.2billion

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government (IG) has apprehended Ezaruku Kazimiro, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Madi Okollo District, on allegations of embezzling Shillings 1.2 billion from the Bugiri District Local Government during the 2020/2021 financial year. Kazimiro’s arrest occurred alongside that of five departmental heads, the …

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Bugiri farmers grapple with power blackout that renders main milling machine idle

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 2700 Farmers in Bugiri district are grappling with frequent power shortages, which threaten the development of agriculture in the area. Moses Makaka, the Manager of the Bugiri Agribusiness Institutions Development Association (BAIDA), says that the main challenge is between Musita and Nankoma in Bugiri district. According …

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Bugiri District chairman summoned for slapping policeman

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Busoga East has summoned the Bugiri district LCV chairman Davidson Mulumba for assaulting a police officer, Cpl Fred Wabwire, the in-charge of Bugiri general hospital’s police post. Wabwire says that the district L.C. V chairman slapped him, before boxing him several times …

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Bugiri Inspector of Schools found dead

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The missing Inspector of Schools in Bugiri district has been found dead in a pit latrine on his farm in Nandelema village, Kapyanga sub-county. The lifeless body of David Tenywa, who had been reported missing since Saturday, was discovered by the police on Tuesday …

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Fifteen computers stolen from Lwemba Seed School

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Busoga East are investigating the theft of 15 computers from Lwemba Seed Secondary School in Bugiri district. The suspected thieves allegedly broke into the school’s computer laboratory on Wednesday night and made off with the computers while the guard was asleep. The …

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Judiciary commits to operationalizing Bugiri remand home

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera, has affirmed the judiciary’s commitment towards the operationalization of a remand home in Bugiri district, so as to quicken justice for both juvenile offenders and victims alike. His remarks came following a complaint raised by the Bugiri district LCV …

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