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Bushenyi district loses wetlands to encroachers

Bushenyi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several wetlands in Bushenyi district have been degraded due to failure to implement the presidential directive. In April, President Museveni directed the Ministry for Water and Environment to apply force where necessary and evict all people who have encroached on wetlands, swamps, lakes and …

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MP Mbwatekamwa out on police bond

Bushenyi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kasambya County Member of Parliament (MP) Mbwatekamwa Gaffa was released on police bond after spending five hours in custody at the Bushenyi central police station. Mbwatekamwa was arrested shortly after he had donated an ambulance to Kakanju health center III in Kakanju sub county …

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CAO orders audit of Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipal council

  Bushenyi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bushenyi district Chief Administrative Officer Malik Mahabba has ordered for a special audit of Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipal council. This follows a directive from the Criminal Investigations Department. The police are investigating cases of embezzlement of 92 million shillings and 194 million shillings. According to …

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Bushenyi designates stopover points for truck drivers

Bushenyi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bushenyi district COVID-19 task force has designated two playgrounds as stopover points for long distance truck drivers. This restrictive measure comes in the wake of an increase in infections among long-distance truck drivers most of them Kenyan and Tanzanian nationals crossing through Uganda to South …

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West Ankole Diocese donates relief food

Bushenyi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | West Ankole Diocese has donated five tons of relief food to five districts in greater Bushenyi to help vulnerable people. Bishop Johnson Twinomujuni handed over the relief food to leaders of the five districts which fall under the diocese. They are Sheema, Rubirizi, Mitooma, …

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Banana farmers fault Presidential initiative for failing to address post harvest losses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Banana farmers in the greater Bushenyi districts have faulted the Presidential Initiative on banana industrial development for failing to address the challenge of post-harvest losses. The Presidential Initiative was established to facilitate the development of banana-based sustainable processing enterprises, to help farmers to add …

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Tea prices drop in greater Bushenyi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tea farmers in Greater Bushenyi are counting loses following a drop of tea prices by at least Shillings 200 per kilogram. Greater Bushenyi is comprised of Bushenyi, Mitooma, Sheema, Buhweju and Rubirizi districts. John Bomukama, a tea farmer in Bitooma Sub County in Bushenyi district, …

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