Six schools in Busia under investigation over drug abuse

The Teachers Service Commission has launched investigations into alleged drug abuse in at least six schools in Busia County. The commission says many students have not completed their studies owing to rampant drug usage...

Busia governor wants parliament to allocate CRA recommended funds

Busia County governor Sospeter Ojaamong has challenged the National Assembly to allocate funds to county governments as per CRA’s recommendation. Ojaamong who was presiding over an event that will see the construction of an...

USAID partners with Busia County to develop dairy development strategy

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will partner with Busia County to develop a Dairy Development Strategy that will guide the dairy industry in the county. The world’s premier international development agency has picked Busia among 22 counties to assist in developing the...

Governor Ojaamong wants Uganda dry port constructed in Busia

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong now wants the proposed construction of a dry port by Uganda done in Busia and not in Naivasha as proposed. He has called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to rescind the decision...

Ojaamong assents to Lake Region Economic Bloc Bill

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has assented to the Lake Region Economic Bloc Bill, thus ratifying the formation of LREB. The Governor appended his signature on the document; a day after Members of the County Assembly...

Busia Governor accuses KENHA of ignoring roads in the County

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has threatened to mobilize Busia residents to protest the failure by Kenya National Highway Authority to expand the Busia-Kisumu Northern Corridor road. The Governor said he has written to the Authority...

Ojaamong hails change of guard at the Council of Governors

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has hailed the change of guard at the Council of Governors saying it was a plus to devolution.   Ojaamoong says the new Chairperson Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya who has served in...

Busia County gov’t procures medical equipment worth Ksh10m

Busia County Government has procured medical equipment worth 10 million shillings aimed at boosting health care at the Busia County Referral Hospital and other medical facilities in the county. The equipment will improve service...

Busia DG wants construction of trailer parks hastened

Busia County Deputy Governor Moses Mulomi has urged the Kenya National Highway Authority to expedite the construction of the trailer parks in Malaba and Busia border towns in order to facilitate seamless trade in...

WARMA dismisses River Sio pollution claims

The water Resource Management Authority has dismissed claims that River Sio in Busia County has suffered heavy pollution from waste emanating from the nearby Busia Sugar factory.   The Authority insists that the claims made by...
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