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11:07
11:07

Power Connection Stalls in Masafu Sub County As Workers Protest Delayed Payment 2 1

On Tuesday, more than 20 casual labourers laid down tools demanding salary for the last two months.
10:54
10:54

Taxi Drivers, Boda-boda Riders Rush In Kenya For Petrol 3 1

In Busia district, a litre of petrol at a pump fuel station costs between Shillings 4,530 and 46,10 up from Shillings 3,670 while those vending in plastic bottles have hiked a liter from Shillings 3,800 to between Shillings 4,700 and 4,800.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
08:35
08:35

Residents Block Water Project Pending Older Road Compensation 6 3

Allan Sempewa, the UNRA spokesperson says that they have financial challenges causing delays. He appealed to residents stay calm as whoever was valued and assessed during the road project will soon get money.
12:34
12:34

RDC Suspends Busia Boda-boda Leaders Over Alleged Extortion 5 3

The angry boda-boda riders who protested were from Busia and Namayingo districts. They accused leaders of Busia joint motorcycle boda-boda rider’s association- BJMBA of routinely extorting cash from them and making unnecessary arrests as well.
09:25
09:25

Busia Residents Assault Councilor for Mobilising Them To Block Road Rehabilitation Works 3

Remigiyo Wabwire, one of the residents in Bukalikha village affected by the road works, says that they were surprised to see the district councillor mobilizing them to protest the road works, which left them without any other option but to attack him for fighting the development of their area.
08:11
08:11

Contractor Directed to Fix Defects On Busia Market 3 4

They cited several defects that includes; linking iron sheets at the upper floor, broken door shutters on some of the lockups, cracks on walls and poor drainage systems among others.
15:57
15:57

80 Kilometres of Roads Listed for Rehabilitation in Busia 4 2

The poor state of roads has raised concern from the public because they had become impassable to cyclists and motorists.
13:54
13:54

MPs Raise Concern Over Guidelines to Access Emyooga Funds 7 1

The Bunyole East MP, Yusuf Mutembuli says that the bureaucracy and stringent limitations must be relaxed to enable people to access the money.
07:37
07:37

Busia Fish Traders Decry High Clearance Costs, Taxes 6

Justine Mugeni, the secretary of fish traders in Busia fish market says that the charges have affected force more than 300 fishermen out of business. He called for the intervention of the relevant authorities to help them stay in business.
14:37
14:37

Busia’s UGX 1.5B Fish Collection Center Lying Idle 5 1

Patrick Wandera, Rosemary Auma and Musana Bumali, all residents of Majanji sub-county, says the fish collection center is useless because it is no longer providing the expected services in the area.
07:08
07:08

Busia Traders Counts Loses As Thugs Steal Goods Worth over UGX 50M 5 1

Aisha Salama, a vendor of onions and tomatoes, says that she found her store open with all her market goods worth Shillings 680,000 missing. She says the raid is a big blow to her business, adding that she has nowhere to begin from.
13:19
13:19

Fruit Prices Shoot Up in Tororo Under Lockdown Scarcity 3 1

According to the traders, the price has shot up due to the lockdown that has affected their movement to access farmers, and high transport cost and scarcity of fruits in the area.
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