Police Probes Death of Former Busia LC V Chairperson

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of former Busia District LC V Chairperson, Patrick Were Wedakula.  The 65-year-old Wedakula was found dead in his bed in Mululumbi village in Dabani sub-county on Monday morning. Wedakula served as Busia district LC V chairperson between 2006 and 2011 after quitting his accounting Job in Standard Chartered […]

Busia LCV Chairperson Orders Contractor to Redo Maternity Ward

The LCV Chairperson Busia has ordered Suleigh Engineering Works Limited to redo the Maternity ward at Bulumbi Health Center III over shoddy work. The building has several defects like cracks on the wall, veranda and floor. Construction of the 300 Million Shillings maternity ward started in July 2020 and was supposed to end by July […]

Health Authorities Suspend COVID-19 Vaccination in Busia Municipality

Health authorities in Busia municipality have halted the COVID-19 vaccination exercise because of the ongoing cholera vaccination. On Monday, Busia district received 2,432 doses of AstraZeneca and 2,737 doses of Cinovac vaccines for the mass vaccination of teachers. However, the District Health Officer, Dr. Mathias Wabwire Panyako, says that they have decided to suspend the […]

Construct Pit Latrines, Busia Municipality Mayor Warns Landlords

Sadiki Amin the Busia municipality Mayor has warned landlords to construct pit-latrines for their Tenants in order to avoid open defections. He says that most of the rental houses in Busia have no latrines which forces the tenants to have no option but scatter feces wherever they see, he says that during rainy season like […]

Prof Anthony Mbonye is dead

Prof Anthony Kabanza Mbonye, husband to Lucy Nakyobe Mbonye, the out going State House comptroller, has died. The former director general Health Services in died Sunday morning, according to  statement from State House. “We regret to announce the passing of Prof. Anthony Kabanza Mbonye, husband to Lucy Nakyobe Mbonye, the out going State house comptroller,” […]

NCHE investigates LDC over student marks

The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has directed the Law Development Centre (LDC) to provide a response on the issues raised in a petition by some students. On July 12, more than 1,000 students of the bar course petitioned NCHE accusing the LDC administration of breach of bar course rules on handling examination results. […]

Going electric: Carmakers make the switch

Leading automakers have signalled their intention to scrap internal combustion engines by 2030 or cut back sharply on their production as the sector turns towards electric vehicles.  The latest to unveil plans was German group Daimler, maker of Mercedes Benz and smart cars, which aims to be fully electric before 2030 — five years ahead […]