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CTI Africa, Buikwe Local Government sign historic digital health innovation agreement

Buikwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | CTI Africa Ltd, a leader in information technology, has signed a  healthcare agreement with the government of Uganda’s Buikwe District.  The agreement will transform the lives of all the district’s residents by implementing CTI’s ground-breaking LifeHealth software platform. In announcing the signing, CTI’s CEO Dr. …

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School director dies behind steering wheel after minor accident

Buikwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Buikwe district are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Annet Namulondo, the Director of St. Peters Senior Secondary School in Mukono Municipality.  Namulondo was found dead behind the steering wheel of her vehicle on Tuesday night along Nkokonjeru-Nyenga road while heading to Kisoga …

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Foreign, local silver fish dealers clash over quality

Buikwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a dispute between foreign and local silver fish dealers at Kiyindi landing site in Buikwe district over quality concerns. The dispute stems from a decision by the foreign traders mainly from Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC to buy silver fish directly …

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Buikwe Muslims decry pork consumption at public gatherings

Buikwe, Uganda |THE INDEPENDENT | The Muslim community in Buikwe has raised concern about the practice of roasting and consuming pork at public gatherings within the district. Led by the Kadhi Buikwe Muslim District, Sheikh Saddat Badhola, the Muslims say that they have noted with concern the growing practice, especially …

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Vendors abandon Lugazi central market over insecurity

Buikwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 vendors have abandoned Lugazi central market in Buikwe district over insecurity. The market was commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni in December 2020. It is one of the modern markets that were constructed under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme (MATIP-II), which …

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NGO builds eco-san toilets for seven schools in Mukono, Buikwe district

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven schools in Mukono and Buikwe districts have received Ecological Sanitation-Eco-san toilets, thanks to Cape of Good Hope, a non government organization operating in both local governments. Cape of Good Hope is financed by Saluganda-Elkartea from Spain, whose major role is promoting public health. The …

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Sugarcane transporters, out growers protest unfair trade practices

Buikwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 200 sugarcane out-growers and transporters are accusing the Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited Lugazi-SCOUL, in Buikwe district of unfair trade practices. The transporters buy sugarcane from farmers and Mehta for sale to the factory. However, they claim that Indians who are supposed to buy …

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