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CoG gives fifth state of devolution address amid teething challenges

The Council of Governors  Chairman  Josephat Nanok  on Monday  gave the Sate of Devolution Address #SODA2018 and the progress made  in the Financial Year 2017/2018 amid teething challenges.  The  fifth  state  of devolution  address since establishment of County Governments  in 2013     was attended by  several governors  including Busia Governor Sospeter ...

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KCDMS open up markets to Busia farmers

Kenya  Crops and Dairy Market Systems  Development  (KCDMS)  has  rolled out  a program that  will enable Busia farmers   benefit from  easy access to markets for their products,  diverse agricultural  production and improved  productivity. Over  100 participants  including producer, processing groups and  business  Development service groups met  at Hotel Itoya  on Wednesday ...

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Journalism student wins Miss Tourism Busia title

Technical University  of Mombasa  Fourth year Journalism and Mass Communication Student  Ann  Paula Machio  is the new  Miss  Tourism Busia champion. Machio, 21,  from Butula Sub County overcame a spirited challenge from  13 other participants to  lift the title  during the County finals  held at  Chefwest Hotel in Busia Town on Saturday night. Jackline  Akinyi from Matayos Sub  County   emerged the  first runners  up  with  Maseno  University  First Year Business Administration student ...

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Ojaamong, Eugene to arbitrate on Ababu, Wanjala unity in Budalangi

Busia Governor  Sospeter Ojaamong and  Cabinet Secretary  for  Devolution and Planning  Eugene  Wamala will arbitrate on  Budalang’i MP Ababu Namwamba and  Chief Administrative Secretary  Ababu Namwamba unity pact. The two leaders  who  launched the distribution  of  relief  food to  Bunyala flood  victims in Budalangi on Sunday said  Ababu and Wanjala need to work together to steer  development in  Budalang’i constituency. ” Otuoma  used to abuse me  but  we shook hands at the ...

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Otuoma extends golden handshake to Ojaamong before Raila

Former Funyula MP   Dr Paul Otuoma  today extended  the now golden handshake to  Busia Governor  Sospeter Ojaamong before  former Prime Minister  Raila. The burial of  Kakamega Governor  Wycliffe Oparanya’s mother   Margaret  Shiundu, 80, in Mungatsi, Busia County on Saturday  saw another handshake  between  Oparanya and  former Kakamega Senator    Bonny Khalwale  ...

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Three Busia Dairy Co-ops to benefit from milk coolers, says Deputy Governor

Adungosi, Nambale and Busibwabo   Dairy  Co-operatives  will benefit from a cooler each  for preserving their milk, Busia Deputy Governor  Moses Mulomi  has revealed. Speaking in Busibabwo  where  he witnessed  farmers’  groups receive  Dairy  cows and goat milk courtesy of Send a Cow Organization, the  Deputy Governor said  already there are ...

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KeNHA gives Busia-Malaba road contractor 10 months to complete the project

Kenya National Highway Authority (KeNHA)  Regional Director Western Region  Engineer Anthony Mutua   has given the Busia-Malaba Road Contractor  10 months   to complete  the tarmacking of  the 30km road. Mutua who received a bashing from Busia  Governor  Sospeter Ojaamong  in April  for  sleeping on the job  said  the contractor  Ali Abdi ...

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