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OFFERS TO SUPPORT MALANGA PRIMARY TO BOOST ITS PERFORMANCE

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has offered to support Malanga Primary School in Nangina Ward to boost its performance in national examination. The Governor gave the assurance on Friday when he presided over the award giving ceremony to top performers in the Nangina Ward exam challenge that pitted five schools that are preparing for KCPE exams […]

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BUSIA TO CONSTRUCT 300-BED CAPACITY MOTHER AND CHILD HOSPITAL

Busia County is set to construct an ultra-modern 300-bed capacity Mother and Child Hospital, Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has said. Speaking after presiding over the commissioning of a maternity wing, a laboratory and an incinerator at Obekai Dispensary on Friday, the Governor said the Sh111m grant from the World Bank through the Kenya Devolution Support Programme […]

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BUSIA RESIDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM SEVERAL ON-GOING WATER PROJECTS

Several   water projects which are expected  to benefit  thousands of  Busia County residents  are taking shape; the multi-million projects are  funded by the World Bank through  the Kenya Devolution support programme(KDSP)  in partnership with the county government. A team led by the County Executive Committee Member  for Water , Environment , Irrigation and Natural Resources   […]

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DON’T SELL YOUR MAIZE, BUSIA DEPUTY GOVERNOR CAUTIONS FARMERS

Busia Deputy Governor Moses Mulomi has cautioned farmers in the county against selling their maize to cushion against famine. Speaking after commissioning an ECDE classroom at Kolait Primary School in Teso North on Wednesday, Hon Mulomi said disposing off the entire harvest at throw away price will be catastrophic in the long run when the […]

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BUSIA ON HIGH ALERT OVER ANTHRAX OUTBREAK IN KISUMU

Busia Veterinary Services Department has embarked on mass vaccination of livestock including cattle, goats and sheep to cushion against recent outbreak of the killer Anthrax  disease in the outskirts of Kisumu City that left one person dead. Speaking while launching the exercise at Burumba Dispensary in Matayos Sub County on Wednesday, County Director Veterinary services Dr […]

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STAKEHOLDERS OUTLINE CHALLENGES FACING EDUCATION IN BUSIA COUNTY

Stakeholders have cited eight challenges facing education in Busia County which includes general low performance in Grade 3, 7 and Form Two studies. A member of the taskforce on implementation of Competency Based Curriculum Prof Stephen Odebero said other challenges identified by stakeholders include pupils’ absenteeism, overage, dropout rate and early pregnancies. He said teacher […]

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OJAAMONG BACKS CBC IN PUSH TO NURTURE YOUTH TALENT

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has thrown his weight behind the Curriculum Based Competence as the Kenya National Examination Council denied claims that it will examine Grade III pupils in September. In a statement read on his behalf  by  the Chief of Staff Sebastian Okiring’ during the 2019 Dialogue on Education Quality  at St Anne’s Kisoko Girls Secondary on […]

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600 TRADERS AGREE TO RELOCATE TO PAVE WAY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SH60M BUSIA CROSS BORDER FISH MARKET

About 600 traders have agreed to relocate to a temporary site within Busia Municipality to pave way for the construction of Ksh60 million Cross border fish market at the Busia border fish export and import market. Chairman Busia Cross Border Fish Market Management Unit Francis Akech said the journey to relocate to the new site […]

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