Malaba (Kenya)

Type: City
Name: Malaba (Kenya)
Country: Kenya
Latitude: .63
Longitude: 34.27
population: 8,383
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

18 people arrested for boycotting census

Police in Bulambuli District are holding 18 people for allegedly shunning the National Population and Housing Census which started yesterday.According to police, the suspects belong to a religious cult referred to as triple 666 or Engiri that forbids ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Kenyan clearing agents close border

TORORO/MALABA- Business at Malaba border came to a stand still for about six hours on Tuesday after Kenyan clearing agents closed the border paralysing the traffic to much of the Great Lakes Region.The agents were protesting the arrest of a Kenyan Revenue ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Senegal closes border over Ebola

By BBCSenegal has closed its border with Guinea because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, despite warnings that such measures are counterproductive.Senegal also banned flights and ships from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – the three worst-hit ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ministry not ready to handle Ebola

By NATION TEAMMore byThe Health Ministry’s preparedness in the fight against Ebola is worrying despite assurances from top officials.A day after the Nation highlighted how ill-equipped officers manning borderpoints at Busia, Malaba and Namanga were, the ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

West Africans flood in Kenya via Busia and Malaba borders

Travellers from West African countries where Ebola has killed hundreds have devised ways of getting into Kenya through Busia and Malaba since they are barred from entering the country through the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. ... [Published Tanzania Citizen - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 4 reports

Report of West Africans in Busia Untrue - Macharia

[Capital FM]Nairobi -Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has refuted media reports that travellers from West African countries are entering Kenya through the Busia and Malaba border points.Source:http://allafrica.com/stories/201408210205.html ... [Published AA Kenya - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 4 reports

Ebola scare as 122 West Africans pass

BUSIA Governor Sospeter Ojaamong says measures have been put in place to contain any spread of Ebola by West Africans entering Kenya illegally.He was speaking yesterday at a meeting at the Busia Customs office with county and national government offi ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Devolving education would lower quality - CS

EDUCATION Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has dismissed the opposition leader's calls for the devolution of education.During a funds drive in Malaba, Busia on Sunday, Raila Odinga had said counties should be allowed to handle education as they were ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Busia, Malaba common routes for human traffickers

Busia - Busia and Malaba borders have become the most commonly used routes for human trafficking by Ugandans.Majority of the traffickers have resorted to illegal mechanisms like giving out the passports to be cleared beforehand and deceiving the immigration ... [Published News24 - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Busia, Malaba Borders On Alert Over Ebola

[The Star]PUBLIC Health authorities at Busia and Malaba borders have been put on high alert should the deadly Ebola virus be reported in Kenya.Source:http://allafrica.com/stories/201408040682.html ... [Published AA Kenya - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Busia, Malaba borders on alert over ebola

PUBLIC Health authorities at Busia and Malaba borders have been put on high alert should the deadly Ebola virus be reported in Kenya.County public health officer Ambrose Fwamba said on Thursday that the Ministry of Health has established emergency ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Bid documents for Kampala - Malaba standard gauge railway ready

By John OdyekBid documents for the construction of the 238km Malaba - Kampala Standard Gauge Railway (Phase 1) have been approved by the contracts committee of the ministry of works.State minister for works Eng. John Byabagambi said the documents will ... [Published New Vision - Aug 01 2014]

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"Draped in the rhetoric of 'smart cities' and 'eco-cities', these plans promise to modernise African cities and turn them into gateways for international investors and showpieces for ambitious politicians. They disregard conditions of urban populations living in deep poverty and with minimal urban services, and could indeed make the situation worse."
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"We have identified specific staff to be on standby just in case of any outbreak but locals along the border should co-operate with the government in revealing any strangers entering the"
"With porous border points, the prospects of Ebola outbreak in the country could be high, hence the need to take precautionary measures to deal with it" Mr Ojaamong said during an emergency meeting at the customs office

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18 people arrested for boycotting census [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 15 hours ago]
Kenyan clearing agents close border [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 28 2014]
Talks on Shs2 trillion railway contract stall [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 26 2014]
Ministry not ready to handle Ebola [Published Daily Nation - Aug 22 2014]
Senegal closes border over Ebola [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 22 2014]
Africa's high-tech boom boosts the continent's ... [Published MediaClubSouthAfrica.com - Aug 22 2014]
Of Porous Borders, Graft and a Plague [Published AA Kenya - Aug 21 2014]
West Africans flood in Kenya via Busia and Mala... [Published Tanzania Citizen - Aug 21 2014]
Kenya ranked fourth in East Africa Logistics Pe... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 21 2014]
Report of West Africans in Busia Untrue - Macharia [Published AA Kenya - Aug 21 2014]
Of porous borders, graft and a plague [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 21 2014]
Border points lack Ebola test kits - VIDEO [Published Daily Nation - Aug 20 2014]
Road set for upgrade to curb crashes [Published Daily Nation - Aug 20 2014]
Report of West Africans in Busia untrue – Macharia [Published CapitalFM Kenya - Aug 20 2014]
Impending Disaster As West Africans Flood In At... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
Infrastructure upgrades doing little to improve... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 20 2014]
Ebola scare as 122 West Africans pass [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 20 2014]
Devolving education would lower quality - CS [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 20 2014]
Ebola scare as 122 West Africans exit Busia, Ma... [Published News24 - Aug 20 2014]
Kenya Airways : West Africans flood in at Busia... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
Bungoma, Busia on Ebola high alert [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 19 2014]
Busia, Malaba common routes for human traffickers [Published News24 - Aug 14 2014]
Kenya at high risk of Ebola Virus Disease outbr... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 13 2014]
Nairobi tops neighbours in roads, rail spending [Published Business Daily Africa - Aug 10 2014]
Deadly Ebola spread: Kenya authorities want to ... [Published ETurboNews - Aug 09 2014]
Local manufacturers seek ways to gain from Stan... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 06 2014]
Busia, Malaba Borders On Alert Over Ebola [Published AA Kenya - Aug 04 2014]
Busia, Malaba borders on alert over ebola [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 03 2014]
Ebola: Kenya undertakes screening in all entry ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 02 2014]
Bid documents for Kampala - Malaba standard gau... [Published New Vision - Aug 01 2014]
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