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18:39
18:39

Police Identifies Bundibugyo Accident Victims

Police on Sunday identified the dead as Badhedwe Federesi, 31 years, Godwin Amanya, 18, Moreen Asiimwe 23, Rhoda Thungu 46 and Tom Bahemuka 36.
13:20
13:20

400 Congolese Refugees Transferred to Bubukwanga Transit Camp 1 1

The group, mostly comprising women and children, entered the district through Butoogho and first camped at Butoogho Primary School and Butoogho Sairi Church of Uganda.
08:21
08:21

More Than 1,000 DRC Asylum Seekers Enter Bundibugyo District 2 3

Francis Ssenyondo, the Bundibugyo District Refugee focal person, stated that they have registered cases of persons with disabilities, the elderly, and unaccompanied minors among the asylum seekers.
10:53
10:53

Family Planning Shortages Shatter Dreams for Young Women in Bughendera County 7 1

They say that while they prefer to be in charge of their reproductive health, the lack of services in the mountainous and isolated county means they make unprecedented choices with devastating effects on their livelihood and future.
13:32
13:32

Heavy Rains Destroy Bundibugyo School

Nicholas Kweyaya, the head teacher of Kakuka Hill Secondary School, expressed concern about the impact of the tragedy on the student's learning environment.
07:19
07:19

Fire Guts Dormitory at Christ Secondary School Bundibugyo fire outbreak

The fire breakout in the boys' dormitory resulted in the destruction of various items, including mattresses and scholastic materials.
15:21
15:21

Ntoroko Pastoralists Demand Gov't Intervention As Floods Ravage District cattle keepers 3 1

The cattle keepers and area leaders express fears that the floods continue to submerge their farms and cattle keeping, the major economic activity in the district, is under threat.
08:22
08:22

UNHCR Commissions Inpatient Ward at Bubukwanga HC III 1 3

The facility was constructed at a cost of Shillings 385 million. The Health Center III, which serves patients mainly from the sub-counties of Bubukwanga, Ntotoro, Kirumya, and Tokwe has been overstretched of late by the increasing numbers of patients from the transit camp.
11:50
11:50

Bishop-Elect of West Ruwenzori Diocese Never Aspired to Episcopacy 1 7

In an interview with URN, he said that he and other priests were asked to update their file records and he did it for formality without any expectation of becoming a bishop.
08:23
08:23

Road Users Express Concern over Theft of Signage along Bundibugyo-Fort Portal Highway 1 2

Onan Baguma, a taxi driver, says that a road without signposts is a serious threat, especially to first-time drivers on the route with many sharp corners and growing traffic.
15:15
15:15

Bwamba Cooperative Union Tasks Gov't to Expedite Establishment of Cocoa Processing Factory 1 2

According to the members, last year they recieved information that the Uganda Development Corporation -UDC was undertaking a feasibility study to pave way for the establishment of a cocoa processing factory in the district but they have not recieved any feedback since then.
07:36
07:36

Applicants for Position of Bishop of Proposed Ruwenzori West Diocese Have Up to May to Express Interest 1 4

Rev. Rueben Kisembo, the Bishop of Ruwenzori Diocese told URN that so far three people have submitted their documents including academic transcripts, testimonies, and curriculum vitae to the diocesan chancellor for scrutiny.
09:55
09:55

Landslides Threaten Fort portal-Bundibugyo Road 1 2

Bosco Aheebwa, a taxi driver in Bundibugyo town, says that there is an urgent need to construct a strong barrier to protect the road from further destruction.
11:04
11:04

Bundibugyo District Fails to Recover YLP Funds 1

Records from the office of the district YLP focal person Asuman Bwambale indicate that the district disbursed 1.278 billion Shillings in a period of four years starting from the financial year 2014 up to 2019 but only 273 million Shillings so far has been recovered from 170 groups.
15:35
15:35

Former Rebels in Rwenzori Seek More Support from Government 1 4

Edrine Mbabazi told URN that the war greatly affected their economic lives so much that they cannot rehabilitate themselves on their own.
16:30
16:30

Bundibugyo Cocoa Farmers Decry Low Production 3 1

Currently, a kilogram of fresh cocoa goes for between 4,000 and 5,000 Shillings while dry cocoa is 7,000 Shillings per kilo a price that has stagnated for a year.
07:00
07:00

Bundibugyo Learners Abandon Classes Over Lack of Lunch 2 6

Debora Asiimwe, the head teacher of Bundikakemba Primary School in Nyahuka told URN that they resolved that parents contribute 10kilograms of maize flour and three kilograms of beans towards lunch but the sixth week into the term, no parent has delivered the items
06:45
06:45

UPDF Kills Another ADF Fighter of Somali Origin

Colonel James Kasule, the Sector One Operation Shujaa Commander, said that the forces were advancing to the added area of operation of Loselose, Ndjerube when they came in contact with ADF rebels.
10:49
10:49

Bundibugyo Leaders, Farmers Ask Gov't to Support Palm Oil Production to Aid Economic Diversification 1 7

Josephine Babingi Bebona, the Bundibigyo district woman member of parliament told URN that the uncontrolled fall in cocoa prices justifies the urgent need for economic diversification strategies at household levels that can deliver sustained, job-intensive, and inclusive growth.
16:53
16:53

Kisonko SS in Bundibugyo Closed Over Student's Strike 1

A neighbor to the school said they were shocked to see students as early as 6:00 AM some of whom were drunk. According to some of the students who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity, they decided to strike after the school administration ignored their complaints severally.
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