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 Disaster Preparedness and Refugees. It experienced the worst flooding in recent years.
The proposed factory that will be managed by Bwamba Cooperative Union is meant to enhance capacity for the cocoa production to increase its quantity and quality for the benefit of local farmers and investors.
Busobozi Agasa the NRM village registrar of Bundikahungu 5 village in Nyahuka Sub County, Bundibugyo district said that the voter turn-up was very low compared to the expected number of women party members in the village.
Sheikh Ismael Swalleh Aliganyira, the Bwamba County Sheikh told URN that they have so far managed to collect Shillings 40 million to kick start the work. He says the mosque will have two floors with the upper section serving as a worshipping area for the women and accommodating offices.
Dr Kaziimba told Christians in Bundibugyo district that he has no authority as a person to grant a diocese. He was responding to demands from local and cultural leaders who tasked him to pronounce himself on the creation of the proposed diocese.
The visit to Bundibugyo comes at a time when Christians are preparing to secede from Ruwenzori Diocese. Archbishop Kaziimba will on Friday visit Bumadu Archdeaconry, the proposed West Ruwenzori Diocese headquarters.
According to available information, Issa Kato was found dead in the river Semuliki when his boat capsized while fishing. It is alleged that after the incident, Kato's twin, Peter Isingoma attacked their grandmother, Faith Kabonesa, and hacked her to death. He accused her of having a hand in the death of his sibling.
Richard Gafabusa, the Bwamba County MP says kingdoms are operationalized under the act of parliament and it’s the responsibility of the government to ensure they are aided to serve their purpose. He wants the government to extend support to Obundhingiya as it has done for Tooro and Buganda cultural institutions.
The Bundibugyo Town Council LC III chairperson, Hassan Baguma explained that they need to see the hospital improve to national standards to address the increasing number of patients including Congolese refugees.
Due to lack of adequate treatment, Nansubuga left the hospital and returned to her home in Bundibugyo where she is currently being attended to by a local orthopedic and village nursing assistant Ronald Bwambale who owns a small drug shop.
Most of the refugees have refused to move to Bubukwanga Transit Camp, about 30 kilometres from Busunga reception centre at the border post, despite facing serious safety and hygiene issues and lack of food.