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Bugisu farmers oppose Coffee bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Coffee farmers in Bugisu sub region have opposed the National Coffee Bill. The bill, which is before parliament, seeks to provide for the registration and licensing coffee farmers across the country. The bill also proposes that land, where the coffee is to be grown, …

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Illegal power connections drop in Bugisu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Power service providers Umeme have recorded a sharp decline in illegal connections in the districts of Sironko, Manafwa, Mbale, Bulambuli, Bududa and Namisindwa in the Bugisu sub region. This was revealed by Florence Nsubuga, the National Chief Operations Officer Umeme Limited, at the launch of …

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Nandala back as BCU Board chairperson

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nathan Nandala Mafabi has bounced back as the Bugisu Cooperative Union-BCU board chairperson. He was declared unopposed by the Commissioner of Cooperatives, Joseph Kitandwe on Wednesday afternoon at the BCU headquarters in Dokho in Mbale town. Nandala was nominated by Michael Kiganga, a delegate …

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Ecweru blasts Bugisu Leaders for misleading Govt on Bududa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Relief and Disaster Preparedness State Minister, Musa Ecweru has blasted leaders from Bugisu region for allegedly misleading government on the issues of landslide victims. According to Ecweru, the leaders from Bugisu including Members of Parliament have been frustrating government interventions to support the mudslide …

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