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Busia launches mapping of tourism sites to market the County

Busia   Government launched the  mapping of tourism  and cultural  sites across the county on  Wednesday  with  the aim of  using available information to market the county locally, regionally and internationally. Busia  Deputy  Governor  Moses Mulomi released the drone into the  air to  kick started the  mapping exercise  outside the County  Government  offices in Busia Town. Speaking  during the launch  Mulomi  said  Busia has  many  tourism and cultural sites  including  boat racing  competition on Lake Victoria, wrestling ...

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Busia promotes Ofene , says Agriculture CEC Dr Osia

Busia  is a county  that promotes  commercialization of Ofene (Jack Fruit)  and other underutilized  local fruits  like gooseberry contrary to  doubting  Thomasses who are downplaying  it,  County Executive Committee Member   for Agriculture and Animal Resources, Dr  Moses Osia has said. ” When the  County Government  showcased  Ofene and other products ...

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Ministry to introduce psycho-social support services to end family killings in Kenya

The Ministry  of East African Community , Labour and Social Protection will introduce  psychosocial support services  aimed at ending   family killings in Kenya. Speaking   on  Tuesday  after paying a courtesy call to  Culture and Social Services executive Bernard Yaite in his office ,  Senior Assistant Director  Social  Development, State  Department, ...

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KALRO raises red flag over high malnutrition level among children in Busia County

Kenya  Agricultural  and Livestock Research Organization  (KALRO) has  raised red flag over high malnutrition level  among children  under the  aged of  five  years in Busia County. KALRO  Muguga Centre Director  Genetic, Resource, Research Institute Dr  Victor Wasike said per every  1000 children aged five years  and below  25 are malnourished. ...

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I’m ready for handshake with Ojaamong- Otuoma

Former Funyula Member of Parliament Dr  Paul Otuoma has said he is ready for a handshake with  Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong to enable him serve the people of Busia County without political interference. Speaking during the burial of Mzee  Peter Otung’u, 76,  the father to his chief campaigner in 2017 ...

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Busia County Assembly appeal to Senate to address teething challenges facing them

Busia County  Assembly   has sent a passionate plea  to  the Senate committee on delegated legislation to  address   teething challenges facing them. Addressing members of the committee chaired   by West Pokot  Senator Samuel Poghisio at the  Plenary Hall on Friday,  Busia Assembly Deputy Speaker  Lawrence Okaale outlined three challenges  which  he ...

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