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Tighten your oversight roles, Busia Women rep tells MCAs

Busia women representative  Florence Mutua  has told  the Members of the County Assembly  to tighten their oversight roles which she said needs to be enhanced and procedurally followed. Speaking at Apegei Special  School on Sunday where  she donated  800 pampers, 80 mosquito nets, two bags of rice and a bag …

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14 Lake Region Governors to set aside Sh1.8b for establishment of a regional bank

Fourteen Governors from the Lake Region Economic Bloc  will   allocate  Sh2million  each in the financial year  2018/2018 towards the establishment  of a regional bank. The resolution passed  during the  second  Summit meeting at Hotel Itoya  in Busia  Town on Friday that was  chaired by  Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya and hosted …

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Run away from white collar jobs syndrome, Busia Governor tells youth

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has told  the youth  to run away from  while collar jobs syndrome but instead embrace agribusiness and entrepreneurship. Speaking   during the official launch of the  Busia Youth  Entrepreneurship Summit 2018  at Busia  Agricultural Training Centre  on  Friday, the Governor  said self employment has emerged the best  earning income earner  across the world. ” I was in Turkey recently  where I  was …

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LREB Governors underscore the need to support the bloc to rescue small counties

Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya and his Busia counterpart  Sospeter Ojaamong have underscored the need to support the  14-member Lake Region Economic  Block to save  their colleagues from  small counties becoming one term governors. Speaking during the  Pre-Summit meeting at Hotel Breeze  in Busia town on Thursday evening,   the Governors   said  the bloc  will  achieve  its objectives if  the Governors,  County Secretaries  and  County Executive Committee members move …

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Busia to host second LREB Summit tomorrow

Busia  County will host  the second Lake Region  Economic Bloc at Hotel Itoya  tomorrow (Friday)  will all the 14 Governors  of the member  counties  expected to attend. Kakamega  County hosted the first Summit on March 26th, 2018 which endorsed  the host Governor  Wycliffe Oparanya as the first chairman with Bomet  Governor  Joyce Laboso elected  vice chair. LREB Communication Director  Vera  Atieno  revealed on Thursday that  the aim of …

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Matiang’i to address border point security roads challenges.

Interior  Cabinet Secretary  Fred Matiang’i has promised  to address  border  point security roads  challenges  which have impacted negatively  on the socio-economic  development of Busia and  Malaba border points. Speaking when he  paid a courtesy  call  to Busia Governor Sospeter  Ojaamong  on Wednesday, Matiang’i  said  he concurs with the sentiments of  Governor and  his Deputy Moses  Mulomi  on the need to create bypasses. The Governor  said Busia County is the face of  Kenya  but the National …

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Nation Media Group seeks partnership with Busia County

Nation Media  Group  is seeking partnership with Busia County Government   in various  fields including education, agriculture and  information exchanges programs  among others. NMG acting Chief Executive Officer  Stanley Gitagama  led a team of top  editorial and corporate affairs  team  of  the Group  in paying a courtesy call to Busia Governor …

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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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