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09:54
09:54

Tea Farmers in Buhweju Stuck with Produce over Shortage of Factories 3

The farmers supply their produce to Igara- Buhweju tea factory, the only factory in the district. It was constructed in 2010 with the capacity of producing 100,000 kilograms however, the farmers are supplying much more than what the factory can process.
08:36
08:36

CDOs in Buhweju Accused of Extortion from Emyooga Beneficiaries 5 1

In June, the district received 1.5 billion Shillings as funding for Buhweju West Constituency SACCO and Buhweju Constituency SACCO which was deposited on the SACCOs accounts.
11:21
11:21

Buhweju Gifts 30% Commission of Embezzled Funds to Recovering Entity

According to the councilors, although the agencies receive funding from the government, the 30 percent commission is meant to motivate the teams to recover stolen public funds.
16:56
16:56

Buhweju District Council Resolves to Dismiss Teachers over Drunkenness 4

Beatrice Tusiime, the District Education Officer blamed the poor performance on the ineffective school management committees, staffing gaps and teachers who show up for duty drunk.
12:14
12:14

Buhweju District Officials Ordered to Refund UGX 40m 2

The committee is scrutinizing the internal audit reports for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years.
07:00
07:00

Landslide Kills Eight People in Buhweju District 1 1

The eight have been identified as, Kyogabirwe Jovita, 30, and her three children Timothy Tayebwa 12, Annah Nkarekaho, 6, and Akora Agnes, 8, months old. The others are Teopista Keminagano, 81, Busingye Specioza, 60, Shalon Ampiire, and Amanya Nkorenkabo who died shortly after admission at Bwizibwera Health Centre IV in Kashari.
16:30
16:30

NRM Candidate Defeated in Buhweju District LCV Race

In Bushenyi District, the incumbent LCV Chairperson Jaffar Basajjabala was re-elected after garnering 48,078 votes against Moses Bandeeba of the FDC party who polled 9,723 votes.
05:56
05:56

FDC, NRM Supporters Clash Over Venue In Buhweju 1 4

The FDC party leadership had organized to host their presidential candidate at Kayanja play ground where they found NRM party supporters had also organized a football match.
19:25
19:25

Poor Roads in Buhweju Irk Residents 2 4

Tumusiime John, a farmer in Kibiimba Village says that they have failed to transport their agricultural produce and tea to the market because the roads are impassable.
12:12
12:12

Ex-Convict Kills Three, Injures Another in Revenge Attack Murder 1 Top story

The area LC I Chairperson, Joseph Babyeyangira, says one of the residents he identified as Kyomugisha went to check on Kyoshabire in the morning and found their door open will the family members lying in a pool of blood. He says only 13-year-old Akadwanaho could reply to her call. “It was Akadwanaho who answered and that is when she came to me and told me what had happened,” he said.
10:44
10:44

Mercury Exposure; The Ticking Time-Bomb for Buhweju Communities environment 3 1

The groups say that artisanal miners are continuously using toxic mercury to extract minute pieces of gold that is mixed in the soil, and other materials. The process entails mixing mercury with materials containing Gold, in order to form a mercury-gold amalgam, which is later heated to a temperature that vaporizes the mercury and leaves behind the Gold.
06:47
06:47

Two Killed in Gold Mine 1

Martial Tumusiime, the Greater Bushenyi Police Spokesperson, says they a received a call from Richard Bogere, one of the residents and rushed to rescue the miners but found them already dead.
15:36
15:36

Construction of Nsika Town Council Slaughter Slab Stalls 2

John Nyota the Health Inspector Nsiika town council says that 100 million shillings is required to complete construction works.
10:00
10:00

Nsiika Town Council Residents Decry Poor Waste Management 1

The town council authorities have been unable to collect garbage, open drainage channels and improve other hygienic practices for the last three years.
11:50
11:50

Buhweju Gold Mine Operates Without Latrine buhweju district 4

The Gold mine hosts hundreds of miners and business people who flock the area for lucrative business on a daily basis. Our reporter visited the area and found that the miners use the nearby swamps and bushes as latrines.
09:50
09:50

Buhweju's Only Doctor Resigns 4 1

Oliver Atukwasa, who has camped at Nsiika health center IV for a month, says she hasnt been able to see a doctor, which puts her life and that of her unborn twin babies in danger.
13:33
13:33

Buhweju Leaders Ask Museveni To Work With FDC's Mwijukye 4 1

Rev. Father Keneth Baingana the parish priest Bihanga parish observed that it will be unfair for President Museveni and his Government to punish the people of Buhweju for voting opposition and yet they lso overwhelming voted for him too.
12:28
12:28

President's Office Probes RDC for Raiding Church Service 2 1

The animosity between the two sides started after the January 29th raid on St. Kizito Bihanga Catholic Parish by the then RDC Moses Mwebesa, District Police Commander Ben Nuwamanya and other security personnel.
16:17
16:17

MPs Get Stuck on Muddy Road for Six Hours

Julius Maganda, the Bugwe North Member of Parliament said the district needs heavy earth movers to tackle the poor road network.
15:15
15:15

NRM Gets Office Block Donation in Buhweju 2 2

The structure, worth over 100 million will house offices for all the NRM legislators in the district. It will also have offices for the NRM Chairman, the district NRM General Secretary, administrative staff, and a conference hall.
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