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Fire guts dormitory at Christ SSS in Bundibugyo

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A fire broke out at Christ Secondary School in Nyahuka Town Council, Bundibugyo District on Tuesday leaving the dormitory in ruins and reducing the student’s property to ashes. The fire breakout in the boys’ dormitory resulted in the destruction of various items, including mattresses …

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Putting bat meat on the table

Hunt for Ebola in the Rwenzori mountains turns into discussion of nutrition, love, and sex The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is funding a five-year project known as the “Strategies to Prevent Spillover” in seven priority African and Asian countries whose aim is to strengthen their capacities to identity, …

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Bundibugyo leaders question selective compensation of flood victims

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bundibugyo district leaders have questioned the manner in which the government is compensating victims of disasters in the country. They say that Bundibugyo has witnessed the reoccurrence of major disasters including mudslides and floods, since 2019 but to date, the victims have never been considered …

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Learners in Bundibugyo abandon afternoon classes over lack of meals

  Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Learners in Bundibugyo district are shunning afternoon classes due to the absence of meals. A mini-survey conducted by URN mostly in government schools shows that afternoon classes attract less than half of their total population. To enable children to have lunch at school, school …

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Bundibugyo leaders seek UGX 6Bn to fix roads destroyed by floods

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bundibugyo district leaders are seeking 6.8 billion Shillings to reconstruct 24 roads and bridges that have been destroyed by floods. Bundibugyo district is vulnerable to floods, landslides, and drought among other natural calamities, according to the Hazard, Risk and Vulnerability Profile by the Ministry for …

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Women shun NRM council primaries in Bundibugyo, Kasese

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The election of flag bearers for the National Resistance Movement-NRM in the village women council elections in Bundibugyo and Kasese districts registered a low turnup. In some of the areas visited by URN, there was a noticeable low turn up with some of the party …

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Bundibugyo farmers register decline in cocoa production

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cocoa farmers in Bundibugyo district are concerned about the significant decline in production. The decline according to farmers is due to the impact of climate change, theft, and use of bad agrochemicals.  Bundibugyo is the leading cocoa producer in Uganda. Cocoa is harvested twice a …

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Bundibugyo gets UGX 19Bn gravity water scheme

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Water has launched a programme to construct a gravity water scheme in Bundibugyo district. The 19 Billion project will be funded by the government and the African Development Bank, and will benefit at least 120 villages from more than 18 sub-counties of …

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