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Bundibugyo district security committee imposes 7pm curfew

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bundibugyo district security committee has imposed a night curfew in the district to curb threats of violence ahead of the NRM party primaries. The curfew came into effect today. The Deputy RDC Umar Muhanguzi issued the directive calling on the local community to be …

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Aspirants in Bundibugyo turn to artists to deliver campaign messages

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political aspirants in Bundibugyo district are turning to musicians as a key tool to deliver their campaign messages to the electorate. This follows the amended Electoral Commission road map banning campaign rallies and advising aspirants to utilize virtual platforms in the wake of the …

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UPDF soldier shoots dead Bundibugyo resident

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Uganda People’s Defense Forces – UPDF soldier has shot dead a person in Butoogo, Kisuba sub county, Bundibugyo. The reasons for the shooting have not yet been established. The deceased  identified as Juliet Evadesi, a 36 year old, resident of the same area, …

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Bundibugyo officials start patrols to stop sell of immature cocoa

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders in Kisuba sub county in Bundibugyo district have intensified community patrols to arrest farmers and traders involved in harvesting and selling immature cocoa. The operation has so far seen the arrest of more than 10 farmers and traders. They were detained briefly …

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Mugisha Muntu rallies Bundibugyo, Ntoroko for support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gen Mugisha Muntu, the National Coordinator for the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) has rallied the people of Bundibugyo and Ntoroko to join ANT and re-awaken their political spirits. Muntu was speaking in Bundibugyo on Wednesday while training the coordinators and orient them about …

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Withheld PLE results worry Bundibugyo parents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parents of Kisubba primary school in Bundibugyo district are unsure of the next step after Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) withheld the results. Last week, UNEB announced that the results for 61 pupils from the school were withheld over allegations of exam malpractices. However, UNEB …

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Emergency water treatment commences for 1,500 Bundibugyo flood victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda Red Cross Society-URCS has commenced emergency water treatment Nyalulu river in Bundibugyo district for flood victims as flash flood water contamination persists in 12 sub counties. URCS erected the emergency water treatment plant at Nyauka bridge on Nyalulu river course, some 10 kilometers …

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Floods kill 12 people in Bundibugyo

  Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Twelve people have been swept to their deaths by floods in western Uganda, the Red Cross said on Saturday, as the East African country is battered by torrential rain. “We have recovered 12 bodies from the water and one person has been rushed to …

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Mudslides kill 14 in Bundibugyo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Fourteen people have died and scores injured following a devastating mudslides in Bundibugyo district. The mudslides occurred in Harugale sub county at 4:00 am on Saturday morning following heavy rains. At least 30 houses were reduced to rubble and property buried in the mud. Several …

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