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Primary 1 child dies during Inter-house athletics

Butebo, Uganda | THE INDEPNDENT | A Primary One pupil at Kalalaka Primary School, in Butebo District, has collapsed and died during its inter-house athletics competition. The deceased has been identified as 7-year-old Joseph Bamwilile. Samuel Semewo, the Bukedi North Region Police Spokesperson, says that the minor allegedly joined the 110-meter race without the …

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Butebo elders want Kabwangasi PTC turned into University

Butebo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Elders and other stakeholders in Butebo district want the government to elevate Kabwangasi Primary Teacher’s College into a University. Kabwangasi PTC is among the 23 Primary Teachers Colleges lined up for closure as the government phases out grade III teachers. Established by the colonial government …

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Gov’t to restore 1,900 hectares of degraded wetlands in Butebo

Butebo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Water and Environment has started restoring degraded wetlands in Butebo district. Deo Kabaalu, a wetlands officer in the Ministry of Water and Environment in charge of the Eastern region said during the activity which started on Wednesday, that government intends to reclaim …

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Police shoots protester dead in Butebo district

Butebo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One person has died following injuries sustained after police officers in the Eastern district of Butebo shot and critically injured four people at Butebo health center. The police deployed shot live bullets during an exchange between them and a rowdy mob mostly of boda boda riders. …

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