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11:26
11:26

Busia Registers 10 Cases of Rabies, Embarks on Mass Vaccination 4

Henry Mayende, a resident of Sikuda village, says that a stray dog bit his 28-year-old sibling while returning from the nearby trading center leading to his death. He explains that his brother only opened up about the dog bit when his situation deteriorated.
16:05
16:05

52 Kenyan Pilgrims Enter Uganda Through Busia Border 4

Annah Omollo, the leader of the Kenyan pilgrims told URN that they started their journey on May 13th, 2022 at Yala diocese and they expect to arrive at Namugongo on June 2nd, 2022.
18:05
18:05

Clearing Agents in Busia Decry Delayed Verification of Goods by UNBS 2 3

Mariam Nkemba, a clearing agent with Atapar Clearing Agencies wants UNBS to recruit more staff to help expedite the verification process.
10:36
10:36

Sub-county Leaders Ask Wagagai Gold Refinery To Construct Roads In Sorry State 3

Emma Eduki Egesa, the LC 3 Chairperson of Buteba Sub-county, says that the roads were misused by Wagagai Gold Company because they dump the soil that they dig from underground tunnels on the roadside.
17:25
17:25

Gold Pits Hamper Rehabilitation of Major Roads In Busia 3

Moses Obale, the Buteba sub-county LC V councillor, says that he has severally tried to plead with the district engineer to work on the roads in vain because of the deep gold pits on the roadside.
16:39
16:39

Councilors Eject Buteba Health Center In Charge For Alleged Embezzlement 3

Emma Eduki Egesa, the Buteba sub-county LC 3 chairperson, says that they noticed poor service delivery at the health facility because some of the health workers who were demanding their fieldwork allowances had laid down tools.
15:33
15:33

Fuel Prices Hike in Busia Amidst Scarcity In Kenya 4

David Kisaale, a pump attendant at Burar pump fuel station in Busia town, says that they have hiked the fuel prices due to high demand.
07:49
07:49

Artisanal Miners Throng New Gold Site In Busia 5 2

Suleiman Barasa, a resident of Bulumbi village, says that they were digging a spring well and landed on gold cores. He explains that using his experience as an artisanal miner for the last ten years, they crushed the gold core and found two points of gold.
06:55
06:55

African Armyworms Destroy Gardens In Busia 1 5

Christine Nabwire, a resident of Bulumbi village, says that she was surprised to find her one-acre millet garden destroyed by the armyworm on Friday.
10:10
10:10

Police Hunts for Five Robbers For Breaking Into Finance Trust Bank 1 2

According to preliminary police findings, the thugs accessed the bank by cutting the windows behind the bank premises. Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi South police spokesperson, says that the thugs vandalized both the closed-circuit television- cameras-CCTV and some office doors as they searched for the keys to the strong room.
10:36
10:36

Bar Owner Flees Following Maid's Murder 1 2

Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi South Police spokesperson says that they recieved a tip off about Apio's death from one the patrons who had gone to drink in the bar. He however, says that by the time officers arrived at the scene Mukama and his employees had already fled into hiding.
06:59
06:59

Police Probes Death of Prison Warder 2

Inmates found the deceased's lying in a septic tank behind Masafu prison offices on Sunday. The late Lubega hailed from Kiralamba village in Nakasongola district.
13:39
13:39

Two Arrested in Busia with Assortment of Arms 1

The suspects have been identified as Edrine Sifuna and Musana Walusimbi, both residents of Busia Municipality. They were arrested on Thursday evening in an operation conducted by both the flying squad and field force unit- FFU police force in Sofia village, Eastern division.
17:22
17:22

Water Crisis Hits Buteba Sub-county 3 2

Rosemary Amukuche, a resident from Salama village, says that they have opted to cross to neighbouring Kenya to look for water since the borehole that was drilled in their village in 2018 has dried up.
16:59
16:59

Primary School Teacher Caught Red Handed Defiling Pupil 4

The victim's father, Stephen Wafula, the LC 2 chairperson of Buhatuba parish, says that he heard someone calling his daughter’s name around 9:00 PM and she vanished from home shortly after supper, which prompted him to start searching for her.
13:34
13:34

Residents Ask Gov’t for a General Market at Busia Export Zone 4 1

Stephen Ojuku, a resident of Bukalikha village says that they take their farm products into neighboring Kenya to look for a good market, but which is costly in terms of transport and risk of having their goods impounded by URA. They want the government to first construct a general market to enable them to sell their farm products at a good price so they can make a profit within Busia.
11:03
11:03

Farmers Count Loses As Newcastle Disease Kills Hundreds of Hens In Busia 1 5

Christine Akumu Mangeni, a resident of Masinya sub-county, says that she lost 40 chickens within one month. She explains that she tried to vaccinate the birds in vain.
09:07
09:07

Traders Flee Busia Market To Resist Eviction 3 5

In January this year, Masinya sub-county secured two-2 acres of land in Bunyuhe village for the market expansion to accommodate 1,500 traders. Councillors passed a resolution to evict all traders who were operating on the streets in Mugasia trading center to reduce congestion and traffic jam, especially during market day on Sundays.
15:26
15:26

Busia Man Accused of Murdering his Tenant over Rent Flees 3

The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Martin Egesa, a resident of Mugungu B village, Eastern division of Busia Municipality, whos is accused of killing 70-year-old Jackson Kiyenze Guga, a resident of Mugungu B village.
14:54
14:54

MP Macho Protests Arrest Of Fishermen 2

Lawrence Edraku, the officer in-charge-OC Majanji police station, says that they got a report from the army about the arrest of fishermen who were found using illegal fishing gear despite the fact they hadn't yet been brought to the station.
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