Wedakula served as Busia district LC V chairperson between 2006 and 2011 after quitting his accounting Job in Standard Chartered bank. He lost the elections to Ouma Adea in 2011 and went into private practice.
Some of the affected are Bridge nursery and primary school, Meehan primary school, Joy Nursery, and primary school, Talents nursery and primary school, and Hashim Education Centre among others. Prior to the lockdown in March 2020, Busia district comprised 212 schools including both secondary and primary private schools.
Julius Wafula, a resident of Mbehenyi village in Masaba sub-county is accused of strangling to death Fredrick Wekesa, a resident of Muwenjere village in Masaba sub-county on Thursday at Mbehenyi trading centre.
According to the union, most of the voters who turned up for the elections were reportedly non-members who had illegal boda-boda identity cards. The cards were allegedly issued by George Byansi, one of the contestants for Busia municipality.
According to the source, the Kenyan marine guards drove the trio to Port Victoria in Kisumu city following their arrest. They appeared in court for illegal entry into Kenya and were remanded to Busia County prison until Tuesday evening when Kenyan authorities repatriated them to Uganda.
Mathew Tusubira, the Busia Deputy Resident District Commissioner-RDC, says that he ordered police to impound the vehicle after finding it doing private work in Busime Sub-county. He explains that he contacted Silvester Egesa, the Acting Busia District Engineer to inquire whether he was aware the vehicle was being used to ferry sand, but he told him that he had no idea
Paul Bwire Wafula, a parent of two-2 P.7 candidates at Bukwekwe primary school, says that he had not yet bought for his children due to financial constraints. He says that the donation couldn’t have come at a better time.
Godfrey Efumba and Sylvia Taaka, say that they heard someone alarming in the evening hours and rushed to check what was happening only to find the deceased’s body lying in a pool of blood with several wounds.
Dr. Patrick Barasa, the Busia District Veterinary Officer, says that disease is mostly killing Friesians distributed to farmers under the Operation Wealth Creation-OWC and those that farmers bought on their own.
Wandera says that he was woken up by the sound of the vehicle around 4:00 am only to realize thugs were taking his vehicle. He reported to the Dabani police station and immediately started mobilizing his colleagues to help him to recover the vehicle.
According to information obtained by URN, the minor was hit by falling blocks on Sunday afternoon killing him instantly following the collapse of their residential house. The house collapsed after heavy rains blew off the rooftop of the house while the deceased and his family members were having lunch.
Malinga says that they were attacked by the soldiers a few hours after a road accident involving a URA enforcement vehicle registration number UBA 678Q and a commuter taxi registration number UAZ 044 Z where three people were seriously injured.