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Ojaamong signs three bills into law

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong on Wednesday assented to three bills, two of them aimed at boosting the health sector and one giving the County authority to spend money on various projects. Busia Health Services Bill and Public Health Bill will enable the government put in place mechanism for improvement and ...

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Easter Bonanza for elderly from Busia First Lady

Over 150 elderly from  Kwang’amor  sub location in  Amukura East Ward on  Thursday received  Easter present from Busia First Lady Judy Ojaamong  who gave them a blanket each. Judy said it is  the second sub county  she is visiting to offer blankets to the elderly  who need warmth especially with ...

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Anglican Bishop roots for Regional Presidency

Katakwa Diocese  of the Anglican Church has called for the amendment of the constitution to pave way for rotational presidency among regions of the country. Bishop  Zakayos Epus  said  the need for  rotational  presidency with term limits  will guarantee  regional balance and  equitable distribution of  resources across the country. Speaking ...

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Moi’s agemate roots for Ojaamong but will remain KANU damu

Retired President  Daniel Arap Moi’s agemate, Mzee  Beda Juma Osiya, 92, on Saturday  stunned  Regional and County Commissioners in Teso North when he campaigned for the re-election  of Sospeter Ojaamong as Busia Governor. Speaking at the homecoming  of  Secretary  National Administration, Office of the Government Arthur Osiya at Kakurikit  village, ...

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TB claims 139 lives in Busia Count in 2015

Tuberculosis claimed 139 lives in Busia County in 2015, County Medical Director of Health Dr Melisa Kutomia has  revealed. She said most of these cases were attributed to late screening and diagnosis  which made it difficult to contain the killer pandemic. ” TB  is the number  four killer disease in ...

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