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MTN Foundation Donates to Bududa Landslide Victims

The MTN Foundation on Wednesday, following its donation of Shs50m towards the relief efforts of the landslide affected people in Bududa, delivered some relief items to the community. MTN contributed to the Uganda Red Cross drive to raise Shs 1.2bn to help the people of Bukalasi Subcounty, Bududa District that were

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Bududa Landslides: Museveni apologizes Over delayed Resettlement of Residents

President Yoweri Museveni has apologized to the people of Lutsheshe in particular and Bududa District in general in Eastern Uganda’s Bugisu Sub-Region for the delay in resettling those who are in landslide prone areas around Mount Elgon and assured them that government is now going to fast-track their relocation to

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UPDF Joins Bududa Landslide Rescue Efforts as Death Toll Rises to 48

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) are participating in joint rescue and search operations in landslide hit Bududa district. UPDF is jointly operating with OPM, ICRC, UPF, Budunda District Disaster management Committee, and other stakeholders. Brig Stephen Oluka, the Director of Uganda’s National Emergency Coordination & Operations Centre (NECOC), said "the operation

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Panic as Landslides Hit Bududa Again, Tens Feared Dead

At least seven people have been confirmed dead after landslides hit residents of Bududa District in Eastern Uganda. According to preliminary reports the catastrophe happened after River Suume (found in Bududa District) burst its banks following heavy rains on Thursday. Uganda Red Cross’ mouth piece Irene Nakasiita said that the affected area

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