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Why The Kenya-Uganda Boarder Points Are Always Busy

The Kenya Uganda boarder is a point where Kenya and Uganda countries have their boundaries or it is the end point of the edges of both countries.It is divided into five boarder points.The points include;Busia,Malaba,Lokitanyala,Lwakhakha and Suam.

Busia boader point is the largest and busiest not only in Kenya but also East Africa.It was founded in the year 2011 and covers a distance of 772kilometres.Busia town boarder is the capital of Busia county which is located along Kampala- Nairobi road.It is easier,cheaper and safer to those crossing.Businesses for local traders and movement of transit goods and passengers in the area has contributed to the growth of Busia county and also the overall GDP of the country.

Malaba is the second busiest boarder point that facilitates movement of international travellors and goods along Uganda-Eldoret road.It is located in Tororo district in the Eastern side of Kenya and Uganda accross Malaba river which separates the two countries. It covers a distance of 1kilometre.Trucks are always the most rampant vehicles seen along the boarder.They carry various goods especially from ports in Kenya and Uganda.

Peaceful businesses are done in the area hence reducing insecurity among traders and buyers.The boarder has played a role in creating opportunities for small scale traders,driving job opportunities among others.Other illegal activities are;drug trafficking and commercial sworking.

Note that if you want to cross the boarders,you should have a Visa passport,Yellow fever card and a Covid-19 test certificate.

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