Daily Archives: September 5, 2017

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.…

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…