Yearly Archives: 2017

Busia County Receives Water Treatment Machines worthy Millions of shillings

Busia County Government has received a Mobile Water Treatment machine, three Honda generators and three collapsible tanks worth millions of shillings  from Lake Victoria North Water Basin Authority for emergency use in floods prone areas of Teso  and Budalangi. Speaking while receiving the equipment from LVNWSB  Environment  Officer Ibrahim  Oluoch  at Mundika Water treatment plant on Wednesday, Busia County Executive Committee…

Busia to hold stakeholders meeting over plastic bags ban

Busia County Government will hold stakeholders’ meetings  in Busia and Malaba next week to chart  the way forward  over  last Monday’s  ban on plastic bags  by the National  Environment  management Authority (NEMA). County Executive Committee Member for Environment  Bernard Yaite revealed on Wednesday   that the stakeholders meeting will be preceded  by  public barazas in all the seven  sub counties  to enlighten the public on the need to obey   the law  to…

Busia traders in mixed reactions over plastic bags ban

Day two of  the plastic  bags ban by the  National  Environment  management Authority elicited mixed reactions among Busia traders on Tuesday with some backing the move while others calling for  more time before the ban could be effected. Leading supermarkets  Tesia and Frank Matt  took  an early precautions to purchase synthetic bags  to cushion again the ban  by NEMA of the plastic bags. Tesia manager  Joseph Mwaura  said…

Chakol, Kocholia dominate Amukura Denary ball games

Chakol and Kocholia parishes  of the Catholic  Church dominated the  Amukura Denary ball games winning two  titles each  during the finals played at  Kisoko Parish on Saturday. Chakol  won the boys football title after beating  hosts Kisoko 4-3 on penalties.  Both teams had tied goalless in regulation time. Chakol  also won the  netball  title after beating Kocholia 23-1. Mary Amoit top scored for the winners with  16 goals with…

Youths are losing ‘network’ over changaa and bang- Teso North Chief

Kakapel Location Chief in Teso  North  Vincent Etyang has raised an alarm over irresponsible  drinking of illicit changaa brew and bhang  by the youth  in his location which has led to most of them losing ‘network.’ Speaking during the burial of   Miriam Arupia,90,   at Kekalet village at the weekend, Etyang regretted the middle generation might  become  extinct since most of the youth  are becoming impotent.…

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…

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