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Picture of the day: Deputy headteacher in Bukedea

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Added 3rd May 2016 12:08 PM

From a Government aided Acomai Primary School

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The deputy headteacher of Government aided Acomai Primary School, Peter Ogali, teaching a class on an anthill in Kolir sub-county in Bukedea district. Pictures by Paul Watala

From a Government aided Acomai Primary School

 

 

 

 


Bukedea District

Bukedea District is a district in the Eastern Region of Uganda. The town of Bukedea is the site of the district headquarters.

Bukedea District is bordered by Kumi District to the west and north, Bulambuli District to the east, Sironko District and Mbale District to the south-east, and Pallisa District to the south. The district headquarters at Bukedea are approximately 79 kilometres (49 mi), by road, south-east of Soroti, the largest city in the Teso sub-region
 

Bukedea District was created by an Act of the Ugandan parliament on 13 July 2006 and became operational on 1 July 2007. Before that, the district was part of Kumi District.
 

In 1991, the national population census estimated the district population at 75,300. The national census in 2002 estimated the population at 122,400. The annual population growth rate in the district was calculated at 4.4 percent. In 2012, the population was estimated at 186,400



 

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