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Busia farmers to benefit from multi-purpose thresher

Busia farmers will benefit from the multi-purpose thresher courtesy of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Feed the Future Program and ICRISAT. Busia County Executive Committee Member for Agriculture and Animal Resources Dr Moses Osia said farmers used to have only maize threshers and using crude technology to harvest …

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Busia Governor gives ultimatum to have cashless system in place

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has given AILAB Africa from Strathmore University, the vendors of the County Pro system, a two-week ultimatum to have the cashless system of collecting revenue  put in place. Addressing village, ward, sub county administrators, sub county and senior revenue officers at Busia Agricultural Officers on Monday …

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KENPHIA KAIS survey targets 15 clusters in Busia County

Kenya Population-Based HIV Impact Assessment (KENPHIA)   Survey kicked off in Busia on Monday with fears that the County’s HIV Prevalence rate is on the rise. Speaking during the launch at  Busia Polytechnics, Dr Ignatius Ochieng from the Ministry of Health in Nairobi Dr Ochieng  said the estimates released in May …

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Busia County Government will conduct departmental performance contracting (PC) rankings ahead of the national PC rankings for 47 counties to be held soon. Addressing directors and department performance management champions during a performance contracting workshop at Busia Agricultural Training Center on Monday, the County Executive Committee member for Public Service …

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MCAs deny plans to impeach Busia Governor

Members of the County Assembly have denied any plans to impeach Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong terming it a creation of the media. Speaking at St Paul’s Anglican Church of Kenya Machakus during a funds drive in aid of the church’s completion on Sunday, the MCAs pledged to work with the …

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Busia artist tops in functional art and mixed media

A Busia Artist took the Kenya National for UNESCO national cultural festivals by storm to emerge the best in functional art and mixed media categories. The exhibitions which ended in Kisumu recently saw Robin Odida take position one in mixed media and functional art and taking second position in booth …

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