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10:19
10:19

Buvuma Pupils, Teachers Admitted After Lightning Strike 1 1

Janifa Nakkazi, one of the affected teachers, says the thunderbolt was followed by a serious fire and almost affected every class but they managed to evacuate the pupils into a nearby mosque. Nakkazi sustained burns on the left leg.
13:21
13:21

Boat Accident: Police Recover Three Bodies from Lake Victoria 1 1 Top story

The victims left Kiyindi landing site in Buikwe district around 6 pm on Sunday while heading to Bwema sub-county on a passenger boat that was loaded with stone aggregates for making concrete.
11:51
11:51

Passenger Boat Feared Capsized on Lake Victoria 2 1 Top story

Patrick Ssemwogerere, who saw the boat setting off from Kiyindi landing site, says that it was also stone aggregates for making concrete.
14:41
14:41

Buvuma Water Project Contractor Warned Against Shoddy Work 3 1

The project will benefit 10, 000 people in 22 villages of Bweema Sub County. The contract was awarded to Kanyenya Engineering Works Limited.
15:49
15:49

Poor Roads, Lack of Water Ambulance Irk Bugaya Island Residents 1 2

The area is characterized by a hilly topography filled with sharp stones on the land surface, making the movement of vehicles and motorcycles even more complicated. The low lying areas of the sub-county are equally in poor shape, many of them struggling to deal with stagnant water.
13:18
13:18

Buvuma Authorities Under the Spotlight for Accepting Dysfunctional Water Plant 1 2

Faizo Kibanayita, a resident of Bugaya ‘B’ Village, says that they had high expectations of accessing clean water, which isn't the case.
11:40
11:40

Buvuma Officials Demolish Community School to Build Commercial Premises 3 1 Top story

Residents are worried that the pupils may not complete the academic year since they are now chasing after tree shades from a single tree left standing. They accuse the district officials of demolishing the school before constructing a new one.
07:10
07:10

Residents Accuse LC 1 Chairperson, Town Council Boss of Shielding Landlord Evicting them 5 1

Joseph Mwanje, 67, one of those on the verge of eviction, says that their pleas to Ssenkubuge to present the landlord has been futile, adding that he only becomes angry whenever their raise the matter.
14:36
14:36

Dead Bodies that Stay in the Wards for Hours Traumatise Patients in Buvuma District Parliament 3 1

Claire Namuweera recalls the night the patient near her died and the health workers immediately administered the offices dutifully and then left the body there until morning when the relatives came to collect it, something which forced her caregiver and sister to spend the rest of the night outside yet it was raining.
13:12
13:12

Government Earmarks UGX6B to Build 2 Seed Secondary Schools in Buvuma Buvuma District 4 1

DEO Bugembe says in Bwema sub-county, Namatale Seed School is going to be the first secondary school to be built, serving 12 different islands making the sub-county. He adds that it will also help the sub-counties in the far island sub-counties like; Lyabaana, Lwaje, Lubya and Bugaya which are also lacking secondary schools.
12:25
12:25

Health Ministry Agrees to Shift Boat Ambulance to Buvuma Ministry of Health 1 3

During the meeting, Buvuma officials raised concern why the Ministry continues keeping the water boat ambulance meant for the district in Entebbe yet they have health emergencies to attend to in the islands.
17:22
17:22

Buvuma RDC Burns 80 Homes, Throws 300 Displaced People in the Cold Again 4 1

But RDC Tilutya does not regret ordering the setting ablaze of the camp saying it has been illegal in the area. According to the RDC, much as these people had been displaced by slides, they have taken too long without finding an alternative permeant solution and had started to commit crimes in the area such as having sex during day time and theft.
10:15
10:15

Churches, Schools Omitted from First Phase of Oil Palm Planting in Buvuma Oil Palm Growing 4 1

Institutions include the Anglican, Catholic churches, schools, district and sub county local governments. They targeting to grow over 20 acres’ plantations each. However, Epai notes that all these shall be considered after the out growers with small acreage of one to five are catered for.
17:14
17:14

Buvuma Councillors Miss Swearing-in Ceremony Due to Lack of Transport 1 3

The sub-county chairpersons have said that they failed to mobilize all their councillors to attend the function because they received late communication about the day's activities and could not secure transport on time.
15:49
15:49

Buvuma Residents Head to Court over Delayed Re-Valuation of Properties BOPUL 5 1

he plaintiffs; Godfrey Yiga, Aggrey Wakasi, Isiko Baguma, Nayi Yiga and George William Keleba are currently suspicious that the defendant may be playing delaying tactics to find ways of convincing court to dismiss their and has started preparing gardens for the nucleus estate.
14:54
14:54

MAAIF Approves Pilot Study on Synodontis Fish in Three Districts 1 5 Top story

Hellen Adoa, the Fisheries State Minister, says that MAAIF has authorized its technical team to carry out a pilot study with fishermen in the three districts to prove their claims related to the co-existence of synodontis fish and other fish species.
13:44
13:44

Buvuma Oil Palm Out Growers Enter Sector Amid Frustration and Uncertainty 4 1

The NOPP Agronomist Charles Ssembatya says the project has not managed to transport enough machinery to clear both nucleus and out grower’s fields but even without mechanical ploughing, planting can still be done in a proper way.
07:12
07:12

Pastor on Spot Over Fraudulent Acquisition of Land 1 2

Osumin Neyita, another resident says that they have tried to seek redress from the district authorities but they have not been helped. “We suffering with children, they lack food to eat and our land is being claimed fraudulently. We are scared of further practising any farming activity”
09:47
09:47

Buvuma RDC Blocks "Unprepared" Emyooga Beneficiaries from Accessing Funds Emyooga project 2 1

Kigongo who is also the project supervisor in the district says they have written to the banks instructing them not to release the money until they confirm that beneficiaries have understood the real purpose of the funding.
13:31
13:31

Two Pirates Arrested in Buvuma Buvuma District 1 2

Buvuma Resident District Commissioner, Kigongo Juma says the suspects have been leading acts of piracy on Lake Victoria targeting boat operators in districts of Namayingo, Buvuma, Mayuge and Jinja.
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