Day: July 4, 2019

County News

BOOST FOR BUTULA GIRLS PRIMARY AHEAD OF MUSIC FESTIVALS

Butula Girls Primary School that will represent Busia County at the National Music Festivals in Nakuru on August 4, received a boost on Thursday from two sons of the soil. The school defied all odds to qualify  for the nationals as first runners up  for the first time in decades ; they lost to Kakamega […]

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BUSIA ASSEMBLY WANTS POLICY MANDATING LAND OWNERS SET A SIDE PART OF THEIR LAND FOR FOREST COVER

Busia County Assembly  wants the  Department of  Water, Irrigation, Environment and Natural Resources  to come up with a policy  that  will mandate landowners  whose land exceeds  one acre to set a pre-determined  portion of their land  for  forest cover. The members reached the decision on Wednesday after unanimously adopting a motion moved by Chakol North Member of the County Assembly Hon. Julius Otieng. The assembly gave […]

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BUSIA HELB REVOLVING FUND GETS REPRIEVE

The Controller of Budgets (CoB) has finally unlocked Busia County Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), three years after it halted the exercise until certain conditions are met. There is now hope for  Busia University, Middle Level  Colleges and Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) students following CoB’s release of  Sh28 million to Busia County Revolving […]

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