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14:51
14:51

Youth Leaders in Bududa District Demand Emyooga Savings

According to these youth leaders, they saved over 8 million shillings with an intention of benefiting from the program in vain.
11:24
11:24

Bududa Mudslide Victims Refuse to Vacate School OPM 1 1

Tappy Namulondo the Bududa Chief Administrative Officer district, they have requested the victims to vacate, but they have refused until they are relocated or compensated. According to Namulondo, the toilets are filled up and need to be emptied and classrooms renovated.
10:20
10:20

Councilors Want Bududa-Nabweya Gravity Flow Scheme Investigated

Emmanuel Wakibi, the district councilor representing Bushiribo Sub County, said the purpose of the project was to serve people uphill of Nabweya who did not have access to water. “The people uphill are still suffering but am surprised that pipes are only in the lower area leaving the people who were supposed to be the main beneficiaries of the project,” he said.
10:52
10:52

Farmers in Bududa Decry Delayed Vaccination of Livestock Against Lumpy Skin 1 1

Last year, the district reported an outbreak of lumpy skin disease in November and since then, animals have never been vaccinated. The outbreak was confirmed in Nalwanza, Bududa, Bushika and Bumasheti sub-counties.
09:33
09:33

Sub County Chief, Accountant Arrested over Alleged Theft Of Funds Uganda Police Force 1

Paul Kusolo the former Senior Assistant Secretary for Bushiyi Sub County and his accountant Abubakar Wambalo were arrested on Friday and are currently in police custody at Bududa Central Police Station.
18:14
18:14

Job Seekers Avoid Interviews Fearing Arrest Over Their Forged Documents 1

Job seekers who preferred anonymity told our reporter that they could not make it for interviews after hearing that some of their colleagues who appeared before were being chased with others arrested over forged documents.
10:04
10:04

Mudslides: Bududa Residents Refuse to Relocate OPM 6 1

Amina Namwano, a mother of 10 and a resident of Busai Parish said the government should just come and see what people are going through instead of telling them to relocate.
12:44
12:44

Bududa Residents Flee Homes As Mudslides Wreak More Havoc OPM 5

The mudslides, which occurred yesterday at 10 pm got most of them in their houses only to see mud flowing around and within their houses forcing them to run from their homes.
11:48
11:48

MPs Want Mudslide Victims Resettled In Bududa OPM 1 1

Agness Nandutu, the Bududa woman MP and state minister for Karamoja affairs said resettling the people of Bududa in faraway places will not help them because they are used to their fertile areas where they can practice farming, adding that people were relocated to new environments where their productive farming skills and culture could not be applied like Kiryandongo and Bunambutye.
10:34
10:34

Mudslides Wreck Havoc in Bulucheke Sub County OPM 1

Joseph Nasaba, the LC I Chairperson of Nakhatore village, says that there are no human casualties. He says that he heard land sliding downwards and later confirmed mudslides had hit the area. He has asked the government to come to their rescue because they have lost all their crops.
15:33
15:33

Bududa Bridge Collapses 3 2

Robert Mangobe, the area LC I Chairperson, says that he tried to inquire about the bridge works when it was starting but he was chased away.
16:32
16:32

Taxi Operators' Sacco Buys Vehicle From Emyooga Funds 3 1

Mutanje said they were lacking jobs as taxi drivers but currently the Bududa- Kampala bound taxi has employed some of them adding that if they clear the debt and finish it, they are hopeful that they will buy another taxi to add on the one they have now.
13:38
13:38

Bududa Residents Live in Fear of Fresh Landslides OPM 1 3

Emmanuel Wamoto, a resident of Sume Village and survivor of the 2018 landslides, says they spend sleepless nights since heavy rains started for fear of fresh landslides and floods.
09:40
09:40

Bududa Farmers Using ARVs to Fatten Bulls 2

Deborah Nekesa, the HIV focal person Bududa district acknowledges the reports of the sale of ARVs to cattle traders. She says that some of the caretakers sell drugs they receive for children under their care, which affects their treatment.
07:01
07:01

Floods Destroy Gardens, Bridges in Bududa 4 2 Top story

Cosima Mangongo, the local council one chairperson of Bukitoyi village, says that he had crossed to the neighbouring village to buy food for his family when the heavy rains started. He says that the floods swept away the bridge connecting Bukitoyi to Bumasime where he had gone shopping.
11:11
11:11

Poor State Of Roads Hamper Business in Bududa 1 Top story

Fred Wambewo, a driver on the Mbale-Bududa route, says that most roads in the district need to be rehabilitated to make them motorable. He said initially it used to take them 40 minutes to drive from Mbale to Bududa but it now takes more than 2 hours because of poor roads.
11:42
11:42

Conmen Fleecing Jobseekers over 200 Advertised Posts 2

His warning comes after several complaints by applicants who said they are being called by members of the district commission to send money on mobile.
10:44
10:44

Bududa Teachers Default on UGX 100M Sacco Loan 3

In 2017, over 150 teachers from Bududa district borrowed loans from Bududa Teachers Sacco at an interest of 8% per annum and a repayment period of two years. However, only 170 Million Shillings has been recovered from 100 teachers.
07:58
07:58

Bukibokolo Farmers Reject Seeds Delivered By OWC 1

Milton Kamoti Wasunguyi, the Bududa district chairman asked farmers not to sabotage the government programs in their sub-counties if they are to gain out of them. He said they should calm down if they want the best out of the district.
11:11
11:11

Farmers Reject Banana Plantlets from NAADS Citing Lengthy Harvesting Period 1 Top story

Peter Wamboyo, another farmer, says that the government would have given them a platform to decide on what they want instead of giving them inputs, which are not helpful to them. He says that they would have given them animals to rear instead of plantlets.
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