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Busia donates 100 helmets to Boda bodas to reduce head injuries

Busia County Government has  donated 100 helmets to selected boda boda riders across the county to help cushion them against  head injuries  in case of an accident. Deputy Governor  Kizito Wangalwa who represented the Governor Sospeter Ojaamong  during  the ceremony at Agricultural Training Centre promised the riders funding through the …

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County Government moves to help Teso South arson victims

Busia County Government today moved to help eight families from Okame village in Teso South sub county whose houses were torched by arsonists under mysterious circumstances. About 30 people including  22 children  are camping at the Alupe District Officer’s compound following the incident that has left the village  in shock. County …

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Ojaamong warns his opponent over incitement

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong  has dismissed falsehood propagated by his opponents  that  he neglected the plight of the Abanyala people  during floods and cholera outbreak in the area. Speaking  during a fund drive in aid of   completion of Mundere Catholic Church  in Bunyala sub county on Sunday afternoon,  Ojaamong  railed …

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Busia honours their sons who graduated to priesthood

Busia Catholic faithful today honoured  two of their sons who were recently ordained into priesthood at  St Vincent  de Paul’s  in Karen Nairobi. Father  Fred  Wandera  from Budalangi and  John Bosco Idiama from Kwangamor said as a reward  for their ordination they appealed to Christians  to forgive whoever that has …

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Sickle Cell Disease in Busia County worries experts

Sickle Cell experts have raised concern over the rising cases of  people who test positive to Sickle Cell disease and appealed  for urgent solution to reverse the trend. Medomix Concept Limited had set up a tent  during the official handing over of the 42nd Beyond Zero Mobile Clinic to Busia County  …

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Busia holds first anti- IEBC demos

Busia County  Cord supporters  on Monday held its first anti-IEBC demos  that saw no single incident recorded in  the two hours procession across the  town’s streets. Anti-riot police  watched at vantage points as  demonstrators  chanting  anti-IEBC slogans  marched through the streets led by ODM  National  Deputy Organizing secretary Florence  Mutua, …

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KFS issues alert over Sandalwood smuggling

Kenya Forestry Service has issued an alert over  increase in cases of Sandalwood smuggling across the Kenya-Uganda border in Busia and  Malaba. Speaking during  the World Environment Day  at Lwanya Girls  Secondary School on Sunday in Matayos sub  county, KFS  Coordinator  James Were  said  the two border points were being …

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