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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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OBB leaders remind President Museveni to honour pledges to the kingdom

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The leadership of Obudingiya Bwa Bwamba-OBB in Bundibugyo district has asked President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to fulfil the pledges he made to their cultural leader Omudhingiya, retired Col. Martin Ayongi Kamya. In 2014, the government recognized Kamya, the son of Edward Kawamara, one of the …

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Speeding taxi knocks four dead in Bundibugyo

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people have been confirmed dead following an accident along the Bundibugyo-Fort-Portal road in Bundibugyo district. The accident occurred last evening at Bugama village in the middle of Semuliki National Park. According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred when a speeding taxi registration number UBH 654J lost …

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UEDCL tackles Bundibugyo electricity challenge

Electricity consumers in Bundibugyo and Ntoroko districts want power distributor to meet their expectations Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Imlan Lutaaya, 24, the proprietor of Kuteesa Metal Works, a six months old welding startup, located in Nyahuka Town Council, Bundibugyo District has his eyes on the new power distributor …

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UEDCL takes over power distribution in Bundibugyo

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited-UEDCL has taken over power distribution in Bundibugyo district. It replaces the Bundibugyo Energy Cooperative Society- BECS. In 2009, Bundibugyo Energy and Cooperative Society won the concession to manage the power line in the district. According to the concession, the …

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300 health workers in Bundibugyo get Covid-19 jab

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 300 health workers have so far been vaccinated against Covid-19 in Bundibugyo district. The vaccination centres are Bundibugyo hospital, Nyahuka HCIV, Butama, Ntandi and Kikyo HCIIIs. Dr Christopher Kiyita, the district health officer, says that 600 health workers in public and private health facilities across …

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