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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.
18:50
18:50

Several Families Homeless As Heavy Rain Destroy Houses, Crops In Busia 5

Mathew Taab, the LC 3 chairman Masafu sub-county, says that he is stranded with the disaster victims who are approaching his office for support.
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.
19:02
19:02

Health Authorities Suspend COVID-19 Vaccination in Busia Municipality 4 1

Busia District Health Officer, Dr. Mathias Wabwire Panyako, says that they have decided to suspend the vaccination of teachers in Busia Municipality from September 6 to 19th due to Cholera vaccination exercise.
16:19
16:19

Busia Woman in Trouble over Child Neglect 3 1

Her arrest comes after the neighbors got concerned about her locking the minors in the house leaving them without food, and on Sunday reported the matter to the village chairman who intervened and broke the house door to release the children.
19:36
19:36

Cholera Vaccination Starts in Busia Municipality 6 3

Dr. Mathias Wabwire Panyako, the Busia district health officer says that the doses are for people who received the first dose in October last year and the few who shall get the first dose.
14:16
14:16

Busia Chairman Angry With Contractor For Delayed Commencement of Works At Health Facilities 3 1

In April this year, Busia district authorities flagged off the construction works at both facilities after receiving Shillings 3.4 billion from the World Bank through the Health Ministry for the improvement of maternal and child health care services.
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.
14:11
14:11

Woman Banished from her Home For Battering Husband 3

Godfrey Ouma, the chairperson of motorcycle riders at Mbaale stage, says that they decided to intervene because of the endless abuse Mudira has endured for a long.
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.
17:02
17:02

Hundreds Flee Homes In Busia Over Illegal Power Connections 4

George Offiti, a resident of Arubaine village, says that he fled from his home after receiving a tip from his friends. Offiti explains that he applied for electricity three years ago in vain, which prompted him to tap power from his neighbour.
11:40
11:40

Construction Of Port Health Laboratory in Busia Resumes 3 2

The laboratory is supposed to provide laboratory testing services to residents, cross border traders and visitors entering Uganda.
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.
09:13
09:13

Masafu General Hospital Gets Shs110 Million Equipped Ambulance 6 3

The 110 million shillings fully equipped ambulance is comprised of medical equipment like Oxygen supplying system, defibrillator for patients with heart problems, patient monitoring system, patients’ bed, first aid kits among others.
08:30
08:30

Police Arrest One in Connecttion to Death of An Unidentified Man 3

David Okwara, the Namayenje Village Defense Secretary, says that by the time of his death, the deceased was dressed in white pair of jeans trousers and a white shirt.
15:01
15:01

Former Sub-county Speaker, Two Others In Trouble Over Theft of Kenyan Motorcycle 2

Juma Ali Ramadhan, one of the residents, says that the suspects were trying to evade them but they went undercover and apprehended them.
08:29
08:29

Sub County Chief in Busia Arrested For Embezzlement of UGX 70M 2 2

Patrick Odong, the Masafu sub-county chief is accused of embezzling shillings 49 million that was meant to buy the land and construct the sub-county headquarters.
10:45
10:45

Busia Woman On the Run For Beating Own Children Into Coma 5

Rajab Mudibo Malaba, a resident of Solo B village, says that he pushed away Nambafu who was still assaulting the minors despite the heavy bleeding. Malaba says that he carried the minors who were unconscious and took them to Busia central police station where police entered a case of child abuse vide SD REF 68/09/08/2021.
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