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Bududa Landslide Victims Thrown Out by Host Families

26 Jan 2020 · More than 120 victims have now established a camp in a piece of land which was donated by one of the residents in Luwambi cell, in Nangako Town Council after going through the same ordeal. They have built temporal shelters made of tarpaulins, with each small shelter accommodating between seven and 14 people sleeping on banana fibres and leaves as beddings.

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Bududa Landslide Victims Thrown Out by Host Families 2 5

More than 120 victims have now established a camp in a piece of land which was donated by one of the residents in Luwambi cell, in Nangako Town Council after going through the same ordeal. They have built temporal shelters made of tarpaulins, with each small shelter accommodating between seven and 14 people sleeping on banana fibres and leaves as beddings.
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Ugandan Activist Accuses Media of Racism After She is Cropped Out of Picture 2

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Kasese Farmers Receive Three NAADS Tractors 2 3

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Young Innovators Appeal for Regular Mentoring in Science, Technology Gulu High School 1 3

The youths appealed during the ongoing science and technology innovation high-tech camp at Gulu High School. The two weeks’ camp organized by Oysters and Pearls Uganda, a Gulu based science and technology NGO has brought together more than 30 youngsters from secondary schools across the country.
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Nwoya District Auctions 300 Bags of Impounded Charcoal 1 1

Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema told URN that each charcoal bag was sold between 10,000 and 15,000 Shillings depending on its size. He says that the district raised up to four million Shillings from the sale, which was held at Nwoya district headquarters on Thursday.
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Acholi Cultural Leaders Caution Residents Against Bush Burning 4 1

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Locust Invasion Sparks Uncertainties in Northern Uganda desert locusts 3 1

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