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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.
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.
15:48
15:48

Incomplete Road Works Anger Busia Residents 4

The 17 Million Shillings Syonga-Hadadira- Musuyi 3 Kilometers road that connects from Syonga to Busia town through Tiira town council was abandoned in April 2020 before completion.
13:58
13:58

UGX 787m Rice Huller Lies Idle in Busia 4 4

Joseph Erima Mulim, the LCIII Chairman Buyanga Sub-county says that the huller was installed in 2017 but has remained idle due to lack of power.
10:54
10:54

Construction of UGX1.2B Warehouse In Busia Nears Completion 4 2

BAM Construction Company limited is undertaking the project works with funding from the European Union-EU through African Development Bank under the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa-COMESA.
16:43
16:43

Residents Embark on Building a 16.2 Kms Road Using Hand Hoes 4 1

They started working on the road last month (April) by using hand hoes, pangas, slashers, among other tools to open drainage channels, use stones and soil to fix potholes and compact using the old culvert by rolling it on the soil that they pour on the road to compact it.
13:16
13:16

Produce Prices Shoot Up in Busia as Kenyan Market Booms 3 1

Wilson Musenero, a maize trader says that there's a scarcity of produce especially maize which has high demand in Kenya and many of them are looking at this as an opportunity to recover from the losses they incurred when Kenya announced a ban on Ugandan maize recently.
11:09
11:09

Vendors Miss Out On Space in New Busia Market 2

Pascal Moyah, the Western Division town clerk and market manager, says that they have registered over 220 traders who are demanding stalls.
10:50
10:50

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

The Mining Associations in Tiira say the cadastre has neither eased their troubles nor reduced the time for accessing services from the directorate.
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.
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.
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.
11:59
11:59

Brisk Tomato Business Amidst Scarcity In Busia 3 2

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.
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