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Three dead,scores in hospital after eating funeral food.

Three dead,scores in hospital after eating funeral food.

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Seventy-two people were admitted to Buwenge General Hospital Thursday, having developed diarrhoea and vomiting after allegedly eating food suspected to be lased with poison at a funeral of former Kagoma County Kadhi Shiekh Ahamada Magumba, who died on Sunday. Seventy-two people from Bukasami Village in Buyengo Town Council were admitted to Buwenge General Hospital, Thursday, having developed diarrhoea and vomiting after allegedly eating food suspected to be lased with poison at a funeral of former Kagoma County Kadhi Shiekh Ahamada Magumba, who died on Sunday.The three who succumbed to suspected poisoning include Sula Byanguwa, 4, Faizo Magumba, 20, and Shamim Naigaga According to Samuel Akalyamawa, a resident of Bukasami and councillor for Buyengo Town Council, all those who ate at the fu...
Museveni tells Gomba, Sembabule leaders to prioritise household income.

Museveni tells Gomba, Sembabule leaders to prioritise household income.

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In 2011, President Museveni donated cows, goats, coffee seedlings, pigs, and cash, among others, to households in nine villages in Gomba and Sembabule with the aim of generating incomes to improve their livelihood. President Museveni has urged leaders of Gomba and Sembabule districts to prioritise household income of the communities they lead, explaining that once the issue is dealt with, the rest of the development can follow with ease. “The roads, electricity and other infrastructures are not the medicine for poverty," the President said. "The medicine for poverty is household income or a good salary." Museveni made the remarks as he held discussions with leaders from the two central Uganda districts at his Kisozi farm in Gomba. The meeting sought to outline how the nine villages from Go...