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09:32
09:32

Man in Busia Strangles Friend to Death over UGX 1000 3

Julius Wafula, a resident of Mbehenyi village in Masaba sub-county is accused of strangling to death Fredrick Wekesa, a resident of Muwenjere village in Masaba sub-county on Thursday at Mbehenyi trading centre.
11:10
11:10

Floods Cut Off Major Bridges in Busia District 2 4

On Wednesday, River Solo burst its banks and swept part of Solo Bridge while Nakhola Bridge was flooded by the water from part of River Malaba.
20:45
20:45

Busia Boda Boda Elections Suspended over Irregularities 4

According to the union, most of the voters who turned up for the elections were reportedly non-members who had illegal boda-boda identity cards. The cards were allegedly issued by George Byansi, one of the contestants for Busia municipality.
13:54
13:54

Man Dies In The Bush While Cheating With Married Woman 3

The deceased’s brother, Patrick Bwire, says that he received a phone call from his friends informing him about his brother’s demise.
15:54
15:54

Kenya Repatriates UPDF Marine, Three Beach Management Members 2

According to the source, the Kenyan marine guards drove the trio to Port Victoria in Kisumu city following their arrest. They appeared in court for illegal entry into Kenya and were remanded to Busia County prison until Tuesday evening when Kenyan authorities repatriated them to Uganda.
06:51
06:51

Police Impounds Gov't Vehicle In Busia For Alleged Misuse 4

Mathew Tusubira, the Busia Deputy Resident District Commissioner-RDC, says that he ordered police to impound the vehicle after finding it doing private work in Busime Sub-county. He explains that he contacted Silvester Egesa, the Acting Busia District Engineer to inquire whether he was aware the vehicle was being used to ferry sand, but he told him that he had no idea
12:05
12:05

Over 40 Primary Schools Get Scholastic Materials For P.7 Candidates 3 6

Paul Bwire Wafula, a parent of two-2 P.7 candidates at Bukwekwe primary school, says that he had not yet bought for his children due to financial constraints. He says that the donation couldn’t have come at a better time.
15:47
15:47

Jilted Busia Man At Large for Stabbing Girlfriend to Death 2 4 Top story

Godfrey Efumba and Sylvia Taaka, say that they heard someone alarming in the evening hours and rushed to check what was happening only to find the deceased’s body lying in a pool of blood with several wounds.
17:35
17:35

Prices Chase Ugandan Christmas Shoppers from Busia into Kenya 3

In Busia local markets a pair of adults' shoes ranges between 30,000 shillings to 45,000 shilling compared to Kenyan market which is between KES350 (Ugshs: 11025) to KES: 600 (UGX18900).
17:18
17:18

Tick Borne Disease Breaks Out In Busia 2

Dr. Patrick Barasa, the Busia District Veterinary Officer, says that disease is mostly killing Friesians distributed to farmers under the Operation Wealth Creation-OWC and those that farmers bought on their own.
13:33
13:33

Man Arrested For Stealing Vehicle In Busia 1 1

Wandera says that he was woken up by the sound of the vehicle around 4:00 am only to realize thugs were taking his vehicle. He reported to the Dabani police station and immediately started mobilizing his colleagues to help him to recover the vehicle.
10:36
10:36

Stop Conning Clients! RDC Warns Busia Money Changers 2

The D'RDC says that they have registered several complaints from traders and travelers who were conned by the money changers in the process of exchanging Ugandan currency to Kenyan currency.
07:20
07:20

Collapsing Building Kills One, Injures 5 Others 4

According to information obtained by URN, the minor was hit by falling blocks on Sunday afternoon killing him instantly following the collapse of their residential house. The house collapsed after heavy rains blew off the rooftop of the house while the deceased and his family members were having lunch.
16:24
16:24

Residents Want Construction of Tororo-Busia Road Expedited 4 1

The contract for the construction of the 141 Billion Shillings road was awarded to the China Railway 18 Construction Company limited.
14:39
14:39

Man On The Run After Killing His Wife 1 3 Top story

Domiano Wabwire, the Bulecha Village Defence Secretary, says that after hacking his wife with a panga to death, Ogutu locked the house and vanished from home.
16:37
16:37

Police Impounds Lorry Carrying Stolen Vehicle At Busia Border 3 1

Didas Byaruhanga, the Busia District Police Commander, told URN that they would take the impounded lorry to the Busia one-stop border post for thorough checking.
13:30
13:30

Busia Residents Protest Harassment by URA Enforcement officers 1 3

Malinga says that they were attacked by the soldiers a few hours after a road accident involving a URA enforcement vehicle registration number UBA 678Q and a commuter taxi registration number UAZ 044 Z where three people were seriously injured.
18:15
18:15

Three Arrested In Busia Over Murder 1 4

The trio including James Ojambo Okuda, Fred Wafula Ngake, and Willey Billey Wire, all residents of Mororo village, Dadira parish in Majanji sub-county were picked up on Tuesday.
16:45
16:45

Woman Arrested For Possession of Suspected Bomb 3 3

Didas Byaruhanga, the Busia District Police Commander- DPC, says that they have handed the object to the Counter Terrorism-CT police department for examination.
15:21
15:21

Fire Guts Commercial Building In Busia 2 3

The fire that gutted the building which had four shops and a video hall reportedly started after 2am. Property worth millions of shillings was destroyed in the fire.
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