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48 Busia youth, women groups receive equipment to empower them economically

Forty two youth and women groups from Busia County have received equipment courtesy of the Affirmative action fund. Busia Women representative Florence Mutua while presenting the equipment to the recipients in her office said the equipment will help the groups empower them economically. Seven youth groups received pool table each with similar number benefitting from…

Kenya’s delay to ratify the CFA is hindering formation of the NRBC

Kenya’s delay to sign the Cooperative Framework is hindering the formation of the Nile River Basin Commission (NRBC), Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) Senior Economist and Monitoring and Evaluation specialist Emmanuel Chonza has said. Speaking during a consultative meeting in Busia , Chonza said Kenya, Uganda and Burundi have not signed the CFA,…

Busia traders petition County Government over forced eviction by security officers

Busia Traders on Tuesday petitioned Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong over forced eviction by security officers at Sofia along the Kenya-Uganda border. Armed Prisons officers allegedly pounced on the women hawkers on Tuesday morning and damaged their goods, thus sparking off protests from small scale traders who marched through the streets of Busia to the County…