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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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Busia County to address challenges facing Vocational Training Centres

Busia County  Government  will address a myriad challenges facing the 25 Vocational Training Centres across the county, Deputy Governor Moses Mulomi has revealed. Addressing  the Center managers during a meeting at Busia Agricultural  Training Center on Wednesday, the Deputy Governor  said among the challenges they are going to address includes  , lifting the face of the ...

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TMEA secures Sh200m from DFID for Dual Carriage in Busia Town

Trademark  East Africa (TMEA)  has secured Sh200 million from  Department for  International Development (DFID)  for the construction of a Dual Carriage  from  Busia Border to Korinda. The  funds  were donated by  the British  Government  through former  British High Commissioner  to Kenya Dr Christian Turner when he paid a courtesy call ...

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End conflicts between Health and Agriculture Ministries over nutrients usage- Food security expert tells National Government

Food security Expert  in the Horn of Africa Dr Paul Omanga has  told the National Government to address  potential conflicts between Kenya’s  Ministries  of Agriculture and Health over nutrients usage. Speaking in Busia on Wednesday after holding a meeting with   County officials led by County Secretary Nicodemus Mulaku, Dr Omanga  said there exists some conflicts when food security and ...

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Busia Governor lauds PATH Kenya over HIV/Aids programs

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has thanked  PATH Kenya over  HIV/Aids programs  it is undertaking in the County since 2011. Speaking  when he met PATH Kenya team led by County Director Anthony Okoth in his office on  Thursday, the Governor said Non Governmental Organizations  continue to play  a key role in the socio-economic development of the County. ” ...

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Busia Governor launches NHIF registration campaign

Busia Governor  Sospeter Ojaamong   has  launched the National Hospital  Insurance Fund  registration campaign   with  a pledge that no county resident will be left out  of the Universal Health Care scheme. Speaking during the launch at Amukura Health Centre in Teso South Sub County  on Friday, the  Governor said  people aged over 70 years, pregnant mothers and students  will not be subjected to  Sh6000 ...

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Don’t ride on other’s success, Ole Sapit tells politicians and church leaders

The Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya  Jackson  Ole Sapit has told politicians and church leaders not to ride on  their  predecessors’ achievements. Speaking at St Mark’s Hoito  Anglican Church in Mt Elgon Archdeaconry of the Katakwa Diocese on Saturday during the 6th anniversary of  Katakwa Diocese First Bishop Eliud  Okiring, the Archbishop  said some leaders like ...

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Soccer legends Dawo, Motego to tour Busia ahead of KICOSCA/CASA Games

Two soccer legends  Peter Dawo and  Henry Motego will tour Busia County before this year’s  6th  edition of the Kenya Inter-County Sports and Cultural Association and County Assemblies  Sports Association (KICOSCA/CASA)  games to be hosted by Kisii County  between August 12th and 19th, 2018. Busia County Executive Committee Member  for  Youth, Sports, Culture, Tourism and  Social Services  Bernard Yaite  said  the two have agreed ...

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ACK Archbishop urges Uhuru to reduce commodity taxes in border counties

The Anglican Church of Kenya  Archbishop  Jackson Ole Sapit  has appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta to reduce taxes to save the economy of border counties. Speaking  during the 26th  Katakwa Diocese 26th anniversary celebrations  at St John’s Cathedral Katakwa on Sunday, the Archbishop  said he had received reports from  Church members that business  at the Busia and Malaba  borders had ...

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