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Embrace new agricultural technology to achieve the Big Four agenda- KALRO

Busia county residents have been urged to embrace new agricultural technologies  in order to achieve President Uhuru Kenyatta’s  big four agenda. Kenya  Agricultural  Livestock  Research Organization  (KALRO)  Director Dr Joyce Maling’a said  the four agenda especially  food  security and manufacturing agendas  are key in  realization of the country’s socio-economic development. Speaking ...

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Sports CS to grace Busia Border half marathon in August

Sports  Cabinet  Secretary  Rashid  Echesa Mohammed  will grace the inaugural Busia Border half marathon  in August that is sponsored by Busia  County Government in partnership with the Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation and Emuria FM. Busia  County Executive Committee Member for Culture and Sports   Bernard Yaite said the CS  confirmed attending the event following their fruitful discussions in his  Kencom House Office  in ...

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Busia only county at UN conference on Persons with disability

Busia  was the only county picked to join the Kenyan delegation  for the  11th United Nations Convention   on the  rights of persons  with disability at UN headquarters in New York. Chief Officer  for Culture, Tourism and Social  services  Moses Weunda was in the 20-member  Kenyan delegation that was led by  Labour and Social Protection Chief Administrative Secretary Abdul Bahari. Weunda who ...

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No MCA demanded Sh1.5m to pass the budget- Busia Governor

Busia Governor  Sospeter Ojaamong has denied  that  53 Members of the County Assembly  were demanding Sh1.5m each  to pass the  Budget for the financial year 2018-2019. Speaking during  the Day of the African Child Celebrations at St Benedict  Budalangi High School on  Friday, the Governor said  the claims were a ...

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Busia Governor to address challenges facing County Referral Hospital

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong  has promised to address staffing, infrastructure and equipment challenges facing Busia County  Referral Hospital. The Governor who made an impromptu tour of the health institution  said the problems  facing the hospital  should be  confronted  by the County Government and  other players.  He  later  flagged off  hospital equipment including beds, microscopes and autoclave machines worth Sh11million to sub ...

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End corporal punishment , Ojaamong warns school heads

Busia  Governor Sospeter Ojaamong  has warned school heads against  instituting  corporal  punishment on pupils saying  the era of  meting  out violence  to  children is long gone. Speaking at St Benedict   Budalangi Secondary School- Bunyala  during  the Day of the African Child celebration on Friday, the Governor said instead of  the punitive measures  teachers should talk to the children. ” In the event that  the children are ...

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