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16:49
16:49

Absence of District Service Commission Frustrates Recruitment of Parish Chiefs 3

In August 2021, Busia district council approved three nominees to the district service commission and forwarded the names to the Public Service commission for confirmation. However, to date, the Public Service Commission is yet to confirm the nominees, which has affected the appointment of key district staff.
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.
13:57
13:57

Busia, Tororo Districts Demand Sugar Factory Closure over Polluting of River Malaba 7 6

John Okea, the Tororo district L.C.V chairman says that have raised complaints as Tororo local government leaders to the factory management for the last six years to have a better waste management plan but in vain.
08:01
08:01

Heavy Police Deployment At Buteba Sub-county Headquarters As Former Chairman Declines To Handover Office 6 2 Top story

Armed and plain-clothed police officers led by Moses Kakiryo, the Busia district police commander spent the better part of Friday chasing away hundreds of people who turned up at the sub-county headquarters to witness the handover.
08:37
08:37

Former Busia Municipal Mayor Declines to Hand Over Office 5

Although the Town Clerk Vincent Okurut insisted that the event would be held in the office of the Municipal Mayor, Hassan Bwire Opio, the outgoing mayor has initially wanted the function to be held in a community hall, which he said, he had prepared at his own cost to accommodate more people in a spaced environment.
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.
17:21
17:21

Busia Municipal Council in Land Dispute With Traders 3

Last year Busia Municipal Council authorities offered a 2.9-acre piece of land to the Ministry of Health to construct a modern laboratory and medical workers houses that shall all be under Busia port health facility at Sofia A village in the Eastern division of Busia Municipality.
08:45
08:45

Residents Reject UX 617M Maternity Ward Project, Demand For OPD 6 2 Top story

Rashid Sideebe, the Sikuda Village LC I Chairperson, says that they did not request for a maternity ward and want the district authorities to allocate the money to what they asked for.
15:30
15:30

Busia Municipal Council Approves Annexation of Dabani Sub County 5 2

Hassan Bwire Opio, the Busia Mayor says that the municipal council resolution aims to expand the municipality so that it can get more developmental projects that may enable it to be elevated to the border city.
14:56
14:56

Construction Of UGX 700m Busia Health Facility Building Starts 3 1

The phased construction is contracted to JEMHASO Enterprises Limited. Moses Ogwal, the site engineer from JEHMHASO says that they have started with construction of the slab in the first phase which they will leave to set for a two weeks period, then start erecting the rest of the structure.
09:14
09:14

Modern Markets Remain Closed Months After Commissioning Soroti City 3 1 Top story

Some of the vendors remained on the streets after failing to get space in the temporary market space provided by the authorities.
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.
11:01
11:01

Eastern Uganda Districts Lacking Ambulance Services 4

Jonathan Wangis, the Mbale district Health Officer says that the absence of ambulances at both the regional hospital and the district health Center IVs has grappled emergency health services in the region.
10:22
10:22

Busia Residents Complain Over Sorry State of Roads 5 1

Jackson Wandera, a resident of Dabani Sub County says the roads haven’t been worked on for over 6 years and have now made movement in the area almost impossible.
13:13
13:13

Busia Villages Struggle to Get Clean Water 1 4

Sireka Village Chairperson John Wejuli says that the residents have since resorted to collecting water from streams that are contaminated with chemicals used in gold mining.
13:25
13:25

Shortage of Study Materials, Low Radio Coverage Thwart Education Response Plan 4

In the districts of Pallisa, Bududa, Busia, and Mbale, a number of parents say that it is overwhelming for the government to task parents who are struggling to get food to purchase or even photocopying the learning materials. They add that the interventions are impractical in an area that does not have a constant power supply, and where people can hardly afford to sustain power bills, smartphones and internet data.
15:39
15:39

Busia Residents Frustrated by Delayed Distribution of Relief Food 7 1

Godfrey Ongwabe, a resident of Solo A village says that it does not make sense to keep food in the store when people are starving.
10:26
10:26

Sofia Border Market Closed Over Covid-19 Threat 6

Paul Kalikwan the Busia deputy resident district commissioner added that they are deploying both army and police officers to all porous routes.
17:01
17:01

Construction of Busia Modern Market Nears Completion 5

According to the contractors Zonghau-Zonghen, construction is at 94%. Philip Pichan Cwinyai, the site Engineer says they have almost reached the final stage of roofing
15:51
15:51

Busia Residents Face Eviction From Market Land 5

In 2013, government through the Ministry of Trade and Industry surveyed 117 hectares of land covering Musigenge, Buwanda, Masafu and Busikho villages to pave way for the construction of the Export Zone Market. However, the land is currently home to over 25 households, Pentecostal church and school. Some of the occupants claim ownership of the land since the late 1910 long before Uganda got independence.
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