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UNEB cancels PLE results of 273 Bundibugyo candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has cancelled the Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE results of 273 pupils in Bundibugyo after they were found guilty of examination malpractices. They include candidates from Bundimbugha, Njuule, Mundimasoli, Njanja, Mutsahura and Bubandi primary schools. The Bundibugyo District Education Officer John Byamukama …

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Bundibugyo registers spike in domestic violence cases

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a spike in cases of domestic violence in Bundibugyo district, which has triggered concern among local authorities. Statistics gathered by Bundibugyo District Child and Family Protection Unit show that 237 cases of domestic violence took place between January and June. The unit reported …

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Bundibugyo MPs task gov’t to transfer DRC asylum seekers

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from Bundibugyo district have tasked the government to transfer all Congolese asylum seekers to other designated refugee settlement camps in the country. The asylum seekers are running away from conflicts in their home country. According to legislators, the camp where they are …

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Congolese refugees in Bundibugyo cry out for assistance

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Congolese refugees at the Bubukwanga transit camp in Bundibugyo district are crying out for relief assistance. Last month, more than 650 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC fleeing the war in the eastern part of their country entered Bundibugyo district through Rwamabale sub county …

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10,000 Congolese refugees relocated to Bundibugyo district

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Office of the Prime Minister has resolved to resettle more than 10,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC to the transit centre in Bundibugyo district. The refugees who are fleeing fighting in Boga town crossed into Ntoroko district. The town is about 25km …

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Obudingiya Bwa Bwamba Queen mother laid to rest

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Queen Mother of Obudingiya Bwa Bwamba-OBB Rhoda Nansolia Kawamara has been accorded a state funeral. Her remains were laid to rest next to the grave of her husband Yeremiya Kawamara at Booma grounds in Bundibugyo town on Sunday afternoon. The burial followed a …

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Over 600 refugees enter Bundibugyo as war escalates in Eastern DRC

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 650 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, fleeing the war in the eastern part of their country have entered Bundibugyo district through Rwamabale sub county in Ntoroko district. The refugees first settled in Burondo, Ntandi town council, Ngamba and Ntotoro sub-counties. The …

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Bundibugyo turns to para-social workers to curb early child pregnancies

Closure of schools for could fuel the already high cases of child pregnancies among school girls Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bundibugyo district is resorting to the use para-social workers to address cases of child pregnancies during the closure of schools. Last week, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced fresh restrictions …

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Eight UPDF soldiers injured in Bundibugyo accident

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight Uganda People’s Defense Forces soldiers are nursing injuries following a road accident in Bundibugyo district. The eight were injured in an accident which also claimed the life of a pedestrian identified as Eric Kiiiza on Monday afternoon. The accident occurred when a numberless armored …

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