Yearly Archives: 2017

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…

Busia County FC striker dies in a road crash

Busia  County Football Club striker Philip Papa died on Monday morning when the motorcycle he was being offered a lift  was involved in an accident at Ikapolok area along Amagoro-Malaba road in Teso North Sub County. Papa was heading  to Malaba  en route to Busia where he works as Office Assistant with Busia County Assembly when the fatal accident…

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…

Kenya’s Supreme Court Ruling is momentous, says Ugandan opposition leader

Ugandan opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye has described the Supreme  Court  of  Kenya ruling that annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta’s  re-election as momentous. Speaking during a live  interview on NTV Uganda on Saturday, Besigye said  Ugandans have never seen anything like this. ” The grounds  for the annulment of the Kenyan presidential elections  was based on the violation of  the Constitution and the electoral laws.…