Yearly Archives: 2017

The 2016 Barding Boys winning coach now returns to youth football in Busia County

The 2016 Barding  Boys winning soccer  coach Chrisanthus Otsieno  has returned to his  Butula  Sub County  in Busia County where he  has set up a youth academy to nurture talents  in the under 13 and 15 categories. Otsieno guided  Barding to winning the 2016  National Secondary Schools title before  winning the East African Secondary  Schools crown, thus becoming the second Kenyan school to win the title after…

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,…

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…

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