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One stop shop for Busia Revenue collectors

Busia Revenue Collectors will   operate in one banking hall   starting October 1  in order improve  service  delivery and  revenue collection, Chief Officer in the Officer of the Governor  Ezekiel Okwach  has said. Speaking when he opened a  County Revenue  Enhancement  Strategy workshop  at Hotel Levantes in   Amagoro  on Tuesday, Okwach said   the County will hire a  banking hall in the short run before the construction of its own facility. He  told the…

Busia Revenue collection to increase to Sh1b in the next three years

Busia  County Revenue Collection is set to increase to Sh1billion in the next three years, the County Head  of County  Revenue  Antony Opondo revealed on Monday. Speaking  at the Hotel Levantes during a County  Revenue Enhancement  Strategy  Review Workshop, Mr. Opondo  said  this will be made possible  due to automation and  legal frameworks that have been put in place. ” We now have  the  Busia County Trade ACT 2017,…

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…