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Buvuma district struggling to provide safe water to residents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buvuma district is still struggling with providing clean water sources to residents due to challenges of transporting the necessary equipment and materials to set up the water points. With 52 scattered islands on the Northern part of Lake Victoria, Buvuma district is home to …

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Lack of transport hindering agriculture extension works in island districts

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The absence of sufficient transport means for agriculture extension workers in Kalangala and Buvuma districts is hampering the promotion of good agricultural practices in several outlying islands. The Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Ministry, has purchased 72 double cabin vehicles and 1200 motorcycles …

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UNRA sets strict regulations on Buvuma ferry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA has introduced new guidelines for the users of Kiyindi ferry, which operates between Buikwe and Buvuma districts. In the new guidelines, UNRA has reduced the number of travelers from 300 to 120 on each trip, introduced security checks for all …

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Seven Dead , 17 injured in Buvuma accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Dyna Canter registration number UAR 241M that was carrying a group of people from a crusade at Walwanda village lost control and swerved off the road, killing six people instantly. One other person died on his way to the hospital. Seventeen others were …

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Mbale CAO, Buvuma finance chief charged with corruption

The Chief Administrative Officer of Mbale District Local Government together with the former Chief Finance Officer of Buvuma District Local Government were on Thursday arraigned before the Anti-Corruption court in Kololo. They face seven counts including causing financial loss, abuse of office, embezzlement and false accounting. Paul Walakira and Abdul …

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