The Uhuru falls overshadowed the mighty Murchison Falls

Uhuru falls were formed due to heavy rainfall received in 1962 which flooded the Murchison falls forcing it to form attributary known as Uhuru Falls.

Since then, the falls has created a spectacular view and are often are referred to as twin falls. Henry Buzu, a guide within the park, says the falls have been an attraction since they were formed and maintained their water volume.

Buzu says he cannot explain why the falls were formed in the same year the country gained its independence from Great Britain and little research has been conducted on them. Buzu, however, says the falls is facing destruction because of the power dams being constructed along the Nile.

The guide says four years ago, the Uhuru Falls disappeared during the construction of Bujagali dam.  Unfortunately, the Uhuru falls has been destructed by karuma dam construction, aimed at increase the level of electricity produced in Uganda.

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