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11:29
11:29

Water Shortage Hits Bunambutye Resettlement Camp 4 2

For several months, the over 300 families living in the camp have been struggling to access water for domestic use and washing of hands, which is a measure to stop the spread of covid19.
10:15
10:15

Sironko Farmers Receive 50,000 Fingerlings to Boost Production 3

Patrick Okori, the district production officer says their prospect is to step up aquaculture farming in the district with each parish having at least three fish ponds.
14:51
14:51

Three Suspected Karimojong Cattle Rustlers Killed in Bulambuli 1 2

Jude Wandera, the UPDF Spokesperson in the Elgon and Bukedi sub-regions, says that the rustlers were intercepted by Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers, who shot three leaving them injured.
12:28
12:28

Rampant Thefts in Buyaga Town Council Scare Traders and Investors 4

The angry traders also accuse the town council authorities for failing to install security lights as a measure to scale down the rampant thefts which they say have scared away prominent investors that had a stake in developing the town council.
12:25
12:25

Bunambutye Settlement Camp Residents Demand for Secondary School 5 1

The residents argue that for more than two years ago since they were relocated to the camp, their children have remained at home.
10:52
10:52

Bunambutye Settlement Residents Petition Speaker Kadaga Over Living Conditions 1 1

In the letter dated 13th April/2021 signed by the camp chairperson Wilson Wanasolo addressed to the speaker of Parliament, the landslide victims say that the over 550 secondary students who were taken to Masaba Senior Secondary School by the Office of the Prime Minister have been dismissed from School and that the School claims that the office of the Prime Minister does not pay know them.
17:06
17:06

Bunambutye Settlement Camp Primary School Teachers Strike Over Non Payment 6 2 Top story

Sam Wanga, the School Management Committee Chairperson, confirmed receiving the teacher’s letter communicating their decision to stop teaching because of the poor working condition.
15:30
15:30

Candidates Abandon Bunambutye Primary School 6 2

Fobesa Nandudu, one of the parents told Uganda Radio Network that she was forced to transfer her child from the school because of the unfavorable learning conditions. She explains that since she took her child to Bunambutye Primary School, his performance has been deteriorating.
12:33
12:33

Bunambutye Resettlement Camp Hit by Food, Water Crisis 2 6

Officials from the OPM allocated an acre of land to the families instead of the two which they had earlier been promised. However, the land was taken away from the victims in exchange for 100,000 Shillings each month, despite growing food on the land. Wilson Wanansolo, the chairperson of the resettlement camp says that the land was allocated to Bunambutye Health center which is currently under construction.
13:07
13:07

Bunambutye Resettlement Camp Houses Develop Cracks 3 4

The houses were constructed by the Office of the Prime Minister to relocate hundreds of households from the disaster-prone districts of Bududa, Manafwa, Sironko, Bulambuli, and Namisindwa. Each unit, sitting on one acre of land, has two bedrooms each, a sitting room and a kitchen.
15:41
15:41

Parents Query Construction Works at Bunambutye Primary School 3 1

The school was initially established as a temporary facility to ensure continuity of learning by children of people who had been resettled from the landslide-prone areas in the Bugisu region. However, the government has since upgraded it to a permanent facility to cater for the education needs of resettled children and other pupils in the sub-county.
11:00
11:00

Over 20 Incumbents in Elgon, Bukedi Sub Regions Lose MP Seats 1 1 Top story

David Mangeni, a resident of Busia district attributed the failure of incumbents to their support for the scrapping of the presidential age limit.
14:13
14:13

Mayambala Fails to Campaign in Bugisu Citing Increased COVID-19 Cases, Lack of Money 1 Top story

According to Karim, they resorted to using social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp and media houses that would offer them airtime to reach out to voters freely. Karim says they don’t want to be part of the team that will spread COVID-19 to the masses.
18:52
18:52

Cattle Rustlers Kill Two in Bulambuli

Evelyn Mulokwa, the LCIII chairperson Bumufuni sub county says that the anti-stock safety unit in Bulambuli is understaffed and cannot man the entire area to overcome the suspected Karamajong raiders.
13:33
13:33

Bulambuli Council Finally Approves District Service Commission Members

On December 4th, 200, a group of councillors led by Charles Wepukhulu, the representative of Buyaga town council and his Buluganya sub-county counterpart, Moses Mwayafu rejected the nominees citing incompetence and extortion.
18:14
18:14

Bulambuli Councilors Reject District Service Commission Nominees

Charles Wepukhulu, the councillor representing Buyaga town council, alleges that the district chairperson extorted 15 Million Shillings from each member.
19:04
19:04

Fishermen on River Giligi Accuse LDU, UWA of Harassment 5 1

The fishermen on River Giligi allege that the LDUs and the UWA rangers tend to assault them and to confiscate their fishing gears.
17:21
17:21

Cattle Keepers in Bulambuli Demand Compensation of Livestock 3 1

Daudi Ngongi, a resident of Bunalwere in Bwikhonge Sub County says the 1995 Karamojong insurgence has crippled their livelihood and are living in poverty.
15:58
15:58

Voters in Bulambuli Task Museveni to Fix Roads, Floods 4 1

The residents argue that they have struggled with the poor state of roads in the area, which hinders transportation of their products to the markets.
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