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County Government of Busia to maintain an upward trend in revenue collection: IT Expert

Strathmore University Project Coordinator in-charge of Busia County Revenue Automation Project, Nelson Mutua has predicted Busia will maintain an upward trend in revenue collection. The CountyPro system is a revenue collection and E-Governance system currently used by the County Governments of Kiambu, Busia and Taita Taveta. Speaking during a workshop for County Revenue Officers at…

Wamalwa returned as Busia Assembly Speaker

The Speaker of  the First  Busia County Assembly Bernard Wamwalwa was on Wednesday  re-elected for another five-year term  by an overwhelming majority of the   53-member assembly. Wamalwa  was declared winner by the Assembly Clerk  Allan Mabuka after amassing 49 votes  which was more than the required two-third majority of  36. Garbriel Fwaya was second with three votes while Stephen Odebero took third position with…

Five disqualified in race for Busia Speaker’s positio

Five   people have been disqualified in the race for the Busia County Assembly  Speaker’s  position after failing to beat the  Monday 9am deadline of returning the nomination forms to  the Assembly  Clerk  Allan Mabuka or did not meet the set requirements. The four  who failed to return their nomination forms are Susan Mang’eni who contested for Women Representative Position in the  August 8 elections,     Francis…

Peace, fair justice dominates former Cabinet Minister Philip Masinde’s wife burial in Busia

Peace message and fair justice by the Supreme Court dominated the burial of former Cabinet Minister Philip Masinde’s wife, Theresa Barasa’s burial at Bulanda village in Matayos Sub County on Saturday. Cabinet Secretaries Eugene Wamalwa (Water), Judy Wakhungu (Environment), Rachel Omamo (Defence), Losing Presidential candidate Cyrus Jirongo, Busia Deputy Governor Moses Mulomi and MPs John…

Ojaamong’s good news for sports lovers in the County

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong  has pledged to revamp Sports in the county  to  march other counties  which have earned international acclaim through sports. Speaking  after  his swearing in ceremony, the Governor said  much talents abound in the country, thus the need to  encourage the youth to venture into various disciplines that they have comparative advantage. ” My Government will  take sports  very seriously.  I want  Busia  to enter the…

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