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15:39
15:39

Police Arrests 20 Rioters in Busia Town 4

They are accused of manning both Wednesday and Thursday's riots in Busia, staging illegal road blocks and theft of peoples properties in the riot scuffle.
07:36
07:36

Dozens of Kyagulanyi Supporters Nursing Injuries in Busia 2 4 Top story

Heavily armed police personnel spent a better part of Tuesday battling the supporters who were lined up along the streets of Busia town to welcome Kyagulanyi, as he campaigned in Bukedi region. A number of them were affected by teargas and others hit by stray bullets.
16:05
16:05

Busia Woman Hacks Husband into Coma Over Alleged Infidelity 3

Namwaya cut the neck of her husband after she found out that when he abandoned her with the family of six children he had entered into a relationship with another woman in Busia town.
10:01
10:01

Lumino Town Council Residents, Leaders Embroiled in Land Dispute 3

The families of the Abadayirwa clan accuse the town council leaders for encroaching on the land.
13:32
13:32

NUP Replaces Bukedi Coordinator Who Defected to NRM 1 3

The NUP Spokesperson Joel Senyonyi has indicated that they have since replaced Sanya with Abudallah Tiff of Jeema who he said is competent enough to handle the mobilization in the region.
08:17
08:17

Covid19 Delays Completion of Busia Modern Market 2 1

The Project Engineer Enoch Luwabo says construction work slowed down because of the Coronavirus outbreak in the country, which forced them to reduce their workforce from 200 to 90 workers to comply with the Standard Operating Procedures.
08:04
08:04

Busia Residents Protest Delayed Compensation by Gold Mine Company 4

Busia district leased over 2,000 hectares of land to Wagagai Gold Mining Company to pave way for the construction a gold mine refinery in the area. However, the company was supposed to compensate the locals who were occupying the land, before the lease.
11:46
11:46

Aspirant Thrown Out for Presenting School Report Cards for Nomination 1 3

According to EC guidelines, all persons aspiring for elective positions at the district level, are expected to present their O' and A' level certificates for verification, at the time of nomination. But Wandera instead attached his secondary school report cards that he obtained in late 1978 from Jinja Senior Secondary School.
17:54
17:54

Dr. Stella Nyanzi Arrested in Busia District 1 1

According to Police, Nyanzi crossed out of the country about five days ago where she has been and until Saturday when she returned and arrested at the border entry where she had left her vehicle with the driver.
11:47
11:47

FDC Struggling to Field Candidates in Sironko

Patrick Waniaye, the Sironko District LC V Chairperson says that although they managed to hold primaries for the election of candidates for parliamentary and LC V Chairperson’s seat last month, they are yet to identify candidates for the position of councilors, LC III Chairpersons and Town Councils among others.
10:04
10:04

Over 17,000 Cows in Busia Vaccinated against Foot and Mouth Disease 2

Dr. Patrick Barasa, the Busia District Veterinary Officer, says they have vaccinated 17,500 cows and are waiting for additional vaccines to cover the entire district before lifting the quarantine.
18:16
18:16

Busia Boss Geoffrey Wandera Loses NRM Primaries 4

Other candidates in the race were Paul Boniface Oguttu who got 18,829, Wilberforce Anganjo Namwamba who got 6,473, Lenard Oundo who polled 5,223 and Simon Waswa who got 4,586
15:10
15:10

COVID-19 Testing Fee threatens Uganda's Regional Grain Market 1 3

According to the traders, the situation has continued to worsen since their clients from neighbouring countries like Kenya and Tanzania do not cross to the country to transact businesses due to stringent conditions at the boarder points.
15:05
15:05

Seven NRM Losers in Busia to Contest as Independents 1 3

The losers note that the recently concluded elections were marred with voter bribery and manipulation of results.
12:16
12:16

Another Candidate Declared Winner of NRM Polls in Busia after Vote Recount 6

By this morning, upon completion of the recount and the final tally from all the voting areas, Auma had 18,182 votes followed by Fiona Nakku who polled 16,223 while Nabwire Sharon Veron who had been declared winner got 15,444, almost half of what she had allegedly gathered in the first count.
23:53
23:53

Youth Council Elections in Busia Municipality Halted Over Chaos 4 1

Joan Aduru, the Busia district returning officer says that they halted the exercise because most the youths who turned rowdy. She added that some of the supposed voters were drunk and many seemed to be above the required age of 30 years. She said most of the youths who turned rowdy after being refused to vote were from neighboring Kenya which is why they decided to halt the elections until further notice.
11:37
11:37

Busia District Allocates Sofia Market Land to MOH 3 1

Geoffrey Wandera, the Busia District LCV Chairperson says that they have a plan to re- locate the traders who were operating in Sofia market to the newly constructed modern market.
09:51
09:51

Busia COVID-19 Task Force Halts Activities over Lack of Funds 4

Busia Deputy Resident District Commissioner Paul Kalikwan says they are currently constrained because of lack of funds and can hardly respond to any community alert. According to Kalikwan, it was inappropriate for the government to allocate the same amount of money to all districts including those that are still under lockdown like Busia.
13:39
13:39

Poor State of Public Toilet at Bus Park Irks Residents 1 5

According to the residents, the toilet is dilapidated and filled to capacity since the sewage line is broken and produces a heavy stench in the area, which has being going on for two months.
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