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17:19
17:19

Construction of Busia's Eastern Division Headquarters Nears Completion 2 2

Paul Wabwire, the Busia Municipal engineer and also project supervisor says that they are at 92% and are finalizing with plastering the building and constructing the septic tank, they expect the project to be completed within two months.
14:55
14:55

Busia Man Arrested for Poisoning His Own 2 Month Baby 4

Akuku says that her husband Wandera arrived at the facility when medics had already immunized the baby. Upon his arrival, Wandera tricked Akuku by sending her to buy airtime of 500 shillings at the nearby mobile money agent shop and when Akuku left the him with the baby, Wandera gave the minor a drink of poison that he had come with in his pocket.
13:10
13:10

Busia Residents Protest Poor Service Delivery, Demand Transfer Of Health Center In-Charge 5

Rashid Sideebe, a member of the Health Center Management Committee and Sikuda village LC I chairperson, says that they have severally complained to the Chief Administrative Officer-CAO and health department about the challenges at the facility but nothing has been done.
07:41
07:41

RDC Halts Commissioning UGX 150M Marternity Ward, Arrests Contractor Over Shoddy Work 6 4

Tusubira ordered the arrest of Nathan Mukama, the Director Spot Contractors Uganda LTD on Wednesday when district officials met to commission the maternity ward built in the 2018/2019 financial year just after the facility was elevated to health center III.
10:50
10:50

Gold Miners in Busia Struggling to Pay for Licenses Busia District 2 4

The Mining Associations in Tiira say the cadastre has neither eased their troubles nor reduced the time for accessing services from the directorate.
09:37
09:37

Busia District Receives UGX 3.4B for Upgrading Two Health Centers 4

Dr. Steven Osenda, the in-charge Busitema health center III, says they currently mix expectant mothers with other patients because of inadequate space.
18:40
18:40

URA Impounds Over 30 Kenyan Trucks along Busia Boarder 2

Kakonge noted that some traders who do cross boarder trade have developed a mentality to use main entrance to enter into Uganda side but after loading goods they instead exit through the porous points a practice which is illegal.
10:21
10:21

Busia Cooperative Society Chairperson Arrested over Misappropriation of UGX 23m 4

BUFA members accused Mayende for conniving with key signitories to withdraw the money in the cooperative's bank which is in Finance trust bank without the consent of the members.
09:15
09:15

Teachers College Administrators Arrested for Denying Students Exams 2 4

Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi south police spokesperson says that the suspects were arrested on Wednesday evening after police registered complaints from 29 candidates from Destiny River Primary Teachers College.
17:36
17:36

Property Valuation of Tororo-Busia Road Works Starts 2

Allan Ssempebwa, the UNRA Spokesperson says that valuation is being conducted by the road acquisition team. He says that the team will ensure that all residents who will be affected by the works will be compensated before the construction work starts.
07:51
07:51

RDC Suspends Funeral Discos In Busia 3

Tusubira says that disco Matangas contribute 80% to the teenage pregnancy and early marriages in the district. He says that the dances also contravene the night time curfew and ban on social gatherings as part of the control measures against the spread of corona virus.
15:58
15:58

Over 90 Arrested In Crackdown on Bars In Busia 2

Moses Kakiryo, the Busia District Police Commander-DPC says that they conducted operations for two days in different bars targeting bars operating in disregard of the suspension by the president as part of the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.
12:31
12:31

Busia LC V Chairman Raises Concern Over Sorry State of Police Station 2

According to Wandera, the police station, which was built in the late 1930s, operates in dilapidated buildings with a leaking roof while the officers sleep in grass-thatched houses.
16:07
16:07

Mineral Protection Police Registers Six Deaths In Gold Pits 2

William James Wandera, a resident of Banda Sub-county, says that the deceased’s set fire to burn stones in the gold pit and died due to loss of oxygen.
11:43
11:43

ICT Minister Inspects Communication Network At Busia One Stop Border 4 6

The minister told journalists that the interference in the communication network isn’t only bad for business but is also a security threat to the area. She promised to relay the challenges to the telecom regulator, the Uganda Communication Commission-UCC for quick intervention.
11:59
11:59

Brisk Tomato Business Amidst Scarcity In Busia 2 3

The price of one full box has been hiked from 200,000 shillings to 400,000 shillings, while a full basin of tomatoes is currently at 60,000 shillings from previous price which was 20,000 shillings.
11:39
11:39

Busia Muslims Advised to Wear Tunics, Veils During Tarawehe Prayers 1 2

The tunics and veils shall help in easy identification during and after performing Tarawehe prayers so that security personnel can give special consideration while on their way back to their respective homes.
15:07
15:07

Busia Fish Farmers Face Shortage of Feeds 3

According to the farmers, they are worried over the fish fingerlings in the ponds whose growth is being retarded and their quality quality deteriorating due to lack of feeds. There's no shop currently selling fish feeds in the area. Those who were selling the feeds in Busia town have diverted to other businesses.
14:02
14:02

Three Arrested in Busia for Illegal Possession Of Military Hardware 2

Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi region police spokesperson says that the suspects were found in possession of a grenade, one empty magazine and a military uniform that belonging to Kenya security forces.
13:39
13:39

Busia Traders Decry Increased Income Tax 3

Suleiman Benzula, the chairman of Busia customs traders association says that over 400 members have abandoned their businesses because of the charges imposed on them by URA. He says that the increment could trigger protests among the affected traders, saying they are overtaxed.
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