Monthly Archives: August, 2017

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…

Busia CECs, COs jobs up for grabs

Twenty six job opportunities  for  Busia  County Executive Community Members and Chief Officers are  up for grabs following  an advertisement  appearing in the daily papers on  Wednesday. The CEC positions includes  Finance, Lands, Water, Health, Public Works, Trade, Agriculture, Education, Culture/Sports and  Public Service Management. The Chief Officers’  added docket includes the Office of the Governor and that of Deputy Governor. The functions of the…

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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