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BORROWED LUO DANCE EARNS BUSIA COUNTY 4TH PLACE FINISH

Busia took fourth position in the borrowed Luo dance as the Kenya Inter- Counties Sports and Cultural Association (KICOSCA) Cultural and Borrowed Dance competition concluded at Kipsisgis Girls High School in Kericho County on Thursday. Busia and Nairobi tied on 87 per cent.  Bungoma County with their Bagishu dance emerged the new champions with 90%; […]

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BUSIA SCRABBLE TEAM RETAINS KICOSCA TITLE IN KERICHO

Busia Scrabble team asserted their supremacy when they retained the Kenya Inter-Counties Sports and Cultural Association (KICOSCA) Games title  at the Kericho Teachers Training College on Wednesday evening. Busia shrugged off stiff opposition from Siaya and debutants Migori to win back to back title that was decided in the last two matches on a day […]

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BUSIA NEW MAIZE, CASSAVA FLOUR FACTORY TO EMPLOY 60 WORKERS

A new maize and cassava flour factory in Busia County will be operational by October, 2019 and it will create job opportunities for 60 unemployed county residents. The Sh100m factory named Busia Grain Millers situated near the weighbridge in Busia Town is the brainchild of renowned Busia businessman-cum-politician Gilbert Wesonga alias Colagi; it will produce […]

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RESCIND DECISION TO WITHOLD KNUT DUES, BUSIA GOVERNOR URGES TSC

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has urged the Teachers Service Commission to rescind its decision of withholding the July, 2019 dues for the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT). Speaking during a thanks giving mass for KNUT Busia Branch Executive Secretary Patrick Mulamba in Sigomere village, Butula Sub County, the Governor said the teachers’ employer acted […]

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BUSIA GOVERNOR ORDERS SPATIAL PLANNING FOR BUMALA TOWN

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has ordered the department of Lands and Urban Development to undertake spatial planning for Bumala Town in Butula Sub County. Speaking during ground breaking ceremony for the construction of modern Bumala Market on Friday, the Governor said the town needs urgent spatial planning. “I have mandated my County Executive Committee Member […]

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BUSIA COUNTY IMPLEMENTS 154 WARD WATER PROJECTS FOR 2018-2019 FY

Busia County Government has implemented 154 projects for the financial year (FY) 2018-2019 and grouped them into 47 Contracts/lots. Addressing contractors during contract signing meeting on Wednesday, County Executive Committee Member for Water, Irrigation, Environment and Natural Resources Dr Isaac Alukwe said the grouping into lots was necessary for proper projects management and in order […]

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SITEKO, ALUPE, SIEKUNYA TO HOST BUSIA-NAMBALE SEWERAGE TREATMENT WORKS

Siteko, Alupe and Siekunya will host the Busia- Nambale Sewerage Treatment plants which will help address sewerage challenges facing the residents of the two urban centres. The Busia-Nambale sewerage system is phase two of the Sh989million Malaba sewerage and water projects.  Two Busia towns are among four towns in Kenya, other being Webuye and Kapsabet […]

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30 ENVOYS VISIT BUSIA TO EXPLORE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

About 30 recently appointed Kenyan envoys to foreign countries made a tour of Busia County on Wednesday with the aim of exploring investment opportunities in the border county. Ambassador Simon Nabukwesi who is leading the team said Busia was sampled among seven counties in the country where they came to share its success story as […]

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