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17:59
17:59

Artisan Miners in Busia Living in Fear over Eviction 3 1

The Chinese investor is constructing a USD 200 refinery covering 300 acres of land in the four villages of Alupe, Agoriat, Akipenet, Amagoro in Mawero parish, Buteba sub-county.
15:00
15:00

Kenyan Fishmongers Halt Fish Export To DRC 3

The fishmongers are also protesting the decision by Ugandan government authorities to impound goods in transit. They want relevant Uganda and Kenyan authorities to address the challenges they are facing to facilitate smooth trade between the two countries.
15:19
15:19

Police Impound Stolen Vehicle At Malaba Border 2

Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi South Region police spokesperson, says that they received information from police headquarters in Kampala about a stolen car that was heading towards the Malaba border.
12:08
12:08

Police Impersonator Arrested In Busia 2

Charles Wanyama Hasuben, the Buhehe Sub-county LC 3 chairperson, says that the suspect deployed himself in the Sub-county on October 10, 2021. He explains that upon arrival at Buhehe police station, the suspect claimed that the Busia District Police Commander had deployed him.
08:33
08:33

Teenage Girls In Busia Accuse Health Workers Of Harassment 5 1

Saraha Nabwire, a teen from Sikuda sub-county, says that they now fear approaching health workers in some health centers to seek advice because of their rudeness.
14:01
14:01

Woman Arrested in Busia Over Child Trafficking 2

The suspect has been identified as Annet Zahra, a resident of Seme village in Buhehe sub-county. She is accused of kidnapping a 13 year old girl with intention to traffic the minor to an unknown destination in neighboring Kenya.
16:07
16:07

3rd Division Court Martial Sentences Eight Over Illegal Possession of Fire arms 2 3

Capt. Edrin Mawanda, the UPDF 3rd division Spokesperson, says the 3rd Division Court Martial Chairperson Col. Francis Kateraho convicted the accused on their own plea of guilty.
14:19
14:19

Construction of Roads in Busia Stalls Over Structures Built in Road Reserve 3

Construction of the 3 Kilometers roads that started last month has since stalled on the 0.27 Kilometers- Kms Wanyama Bony road, and 0.65 Kms Ekaka road after residents constructed residential houses, wall fences on the road reserve. The owners of the structures are demanding compensation before works can proceed.
18:44
18:44

BUSIA CAO, RDC, Other Senior Officials Admitted After Food Poisoning 4

They ate the suspected food during the independence prayer breakfast held on Friday at the district headquarters. The food was supplied by a to hotel in Busia town.
15:42
15:42

Residents Assault Two UMEME Field Officers For Disconnecting Their Meters 5

Isa Abdu, a resident of Kisenyi A village, says that they were surprised to see the UMEME officers disconnecting their meter boxes without clear reasons.
11:42
11:42

Kenyan Fish Mongers Protest Over Impounded Trucks 6 4

Godfrey Ongwabe, the national chairperson of cross border trade, told URN that when he followed up on the impounded fish with the Ministry of Agriculture he was told that it was immature and lacks a clear place of origin.
07:24
07:24

Elderly Man Commits Suicide Citing Pain Resulting From Illness 3

His wife, Betty Nabwire, says that Barasa has been suffering from tuberculosis-TB and swollen legs for the last 15 years. She says that Barasa has been complaining of excessive pain resulting from the illness.
09:10
09:10

Construction of US$ 200M Gold Refinery Starts In Busia 5 9

Lui Hui, the general manager of Wagagai gold mining company limited, says that they will construct the gold refinery in two phases with each phase costing US$ 100million. He says that they expect to complete the first phase in 2023.
07:30
07:30

Busia Road Rehabilitation Works Stall Over Fuel Shortage 4 2

George Mwidu, the Busia District Engineer confirmed to URN that they are unable to continue with the works because of fuel shortage. He explains that they can’t access money from the central government because the district bank account system is down.
18:52
18:52

Busia CAO In Trouble over Misappropriated Funds 4 1

The RDC says that they want to reduce on corruption among district officials in the area and also reduce the irritating issues of Masafu sub-county.
20:24
20:24

UPDF Marine Arrest 26 Fishermen, Impound Illegal Fishing Gear in Namayingo 5

The impounded fishing gear includes 15 boats and over 200 undersized fishing nets. They were impounded in the three days operation that started last Friday in different landing sites of Singila, Kandege, Maninga, Gorofa and Yebe, all in Namayingo district.
14:05
14:05

Rice Farmers, Environmental Officer Clash Over Lumboka Swamp Conservation 4

Charles Ongasia, another resident says that they are opposed to the proposal to evict them from the swamp because is a trick by the government to grab their land.
09:51
09:51

Construction Of USMID Roads Launched in Busia Municipality 7 2

The 19 Billion Shillings road project is funded by World Bank and the construction works have been awarded to Dott Services Limited.
19:43
19:43

2,000 Teachers in Busia District Receive Covid-19 Jab 3 1

The district received 5,169 doses of AstraZeneca and Sinovac targeting more than 5,000 people.
14:08
14:08

Over 2,000 Doses Of Cholera Vaccines Unutilized As Busia Residents Shun Vaccination 5 1

Dr. Mathias Wabwire Panyako, the Busia district health officer, says that the vaccination campaign was targeting people who got the first dose in December last year.
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