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The two leaders started their tour by attending church services at Amukura Catholic church and later at Love Line Grace Centre Church in Busia town where they were joined by Busia First lady Judy Ojaamong. Addressing worshippers at Grace Centre Church, the two leaders urged other Western Kenya ...
The team was led by Busia Survivors programme manager Caroline Kemunto during a cleaning exercise at Busia County Referral Hospital compound and wards. They had earlier held a peaceful procession in Busia town. They donned orange T-shirts with words 'giving back to the society' printed on them.

Kiosk owners in Busia town without temporary occupational licenses have up to March 31 to vacate or be forcibly removed. Busia town administrator Ken Nabulindo said many illegal kiosks are mushrooming in the CBD. "The majority of kiosks are put up at midnight or during the weekend," he said.
Atieno and thousands of her female colleagues will benefit from the establishment of a "One Stop Border Post" at the Kenya-Uganda border in Busia town that has already created frenzy ahead of its launch on Saturday. Speaking to Xinhua on Friday ahead of the official launch of the project by presidents of ...
The move is part of measures the two countries are putting in place to enahce integration in the East African Community. Photo/PSCU. By PSCU, BUSIA, Kenya Feb 24 - President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni have commissioned a one-stop border post in Busia town.
Busia town once had only dust and rickety passenger bicycles for identity. Then transit trucks started to pile up as Uganda stabilised and trade with Kenya improved, averaging Sh50 billion a year. Clearing agents and restaurant owners were happy. "We were doing well. Trucks taking goods to Uganda ...

A newspaper vendor James Omondi told KeNHA to do the job professionally instead of making the Busia town CBD look like a "soil garden and to please ... In February 2016 Trade Mark East Africa toured Busia town to assess the scope of work and provide indicative costing for proposed 7 kilometer dual ...
Uhuru will be in the border county to meet Uganda President Yoweri Museveni where the two will hold bilateral talks before opening the One Stop Border Post (OSBP) in Busia town. Ababu is among few leaders from the former Western Province who were recently appointed by Uhuru to key government ...
Mombasa County Inspectorate officer inspect impounded plastic bags at their office in Tudor on February 19, 2018. Traders have been taking advantage of porous borders to bring in plastic bags despite a ban. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Busia one stop border post that President Uhuru Kenyatta is scheduled to open on Saturday. [Photo by Ignatius Odanga/Standard]. Residents want a visit by President Uhuru Kenyatta planned for the weekend postponed. Uhuru is scheduled to visit the region on Saturday to commission the One Stop ...
Wanyama got married three years ago and has a two-year-old child. He says when he met his wife who comes from neighbouring Funyula constituency, she had no clue he hailed from Igingo. For the three years they lived together in Busia town, where he worked as a supermarket attendant, his wife never ...
"I live in Busia town because of work but my family is in the village in Budalangi, some 40 km away but that is where I have installed my pay TV. Most of the time I subscribe for a week when I go there as I love wildlife documentaries and international news," he said. Bernard Mwaso, a consultant with Edell IT ...
... revealed in Busia on Tuesday. Senate Deputy Chief Whip and Muranga Senator Irungu Kangata said a team organising for the conference has already inspected hotel facilities in Busia town so that the spillover of over 6,000 participants expected in Kakamega can be accommodated in Busia County.
National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders are plotting to kick out of the country United States Ambassador Bob Godec over his alleged biasness in addressing the ongoing political stalemate. The politicians say Godec had been biased in efforts to bring an end to the political crisis since the disputed August 8, ...
Busia Jubilee leaders address journalists at the Quill Hotel in Busia town on Saturday, January 27, 2018. /JANE CHEROTICH. facebook · twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · email. Jubilee leaders in Busia have thanked President Uhuru Kenyatta for nominating former Budalangi MP Ababu Namwamba as a ...
"I live in Busia town because of work but my family is in the village in Budalangi, some 40 km away but that is where I have installed my pay TV. Most of the time I subscribe for a week when I go there as I love wildlife documentaries and international news," he said. Bernard Mwaso, a consultant with Edell IT ...
Khetia's Supermarket has opened a new branch in Busia town, bringing to 12 the number of branches the retail chain has opened in six counties of Trans Nzoia, Bungoma, Kakamega, Uasin Gishu, Kisumu and Busia. Busia Deputy Governor Moses Mulomi presided over the official opening on Wednesday ...

Busia deputy governor Moses Mulomi (right) cuts the ribbon during the official opening of Khetia supermarket branch in Busia town. With him is Khetia director of retail chains. [PHOTO/IGNATIUS ODANGA]. Khetia's Supermarket has taken over premises that previously housed the troubled Nakumatt stores ...
Retail chain stores Khetia's Supermarket on January 24, 2018 opened a new branch in Busia town, the 12th such store in western region. ... Retail chain Khetia's Supermarket on Wednesday set shop in Busia County with a new outlet in Busia town, pushing its total branch count to 12 stores across ...
Chang'aa is a popular local drink consumed in the area. Photo/ ly-day.ru. A man on Wednesday died after taking two litres of local brew popularly known as changaa. Sande Apewe from Matayos Busia died shortly after being admitted to the Busia County Teaching and Referral hospital in Busia town after complaining of a ...
Busia County Ag Executive Committee Member for Water, Irrigation, Environment and natural resources Bernard Yaite said the project will improve sanitation in the three towns from the current 16 per cent to 67 per cent. Speaking after a pre-proposal meeting at the Water offices in Busia town on Thursday, ...
Residents of Mugungu, a village in Busia town awoke to shocking scenes after they found a dead body of an unknown man. The deceased who bore severe cuts on the head and a broken hand was found dumped at the Islamic cemetery next to a local church. A stone with blood stains suspected to have ...
Four beneficiaries of Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Foundation sponsorship, their parents/guardians, County and Bank officials pose for a group photo outside the bank in Busia town on Friday, January 5, 2017. [Photo|BCG]. Four students from Busia County on Friday received fully paid secondary school ...
She paid Sh15,000 at Kenya Power's Busia town office and was assured that it would be done. With Christmas fast approaching, she has made four visits to the office, only to be told by unhelpful staffers that it might not be possible soon. "I am very frustrated," moans Christine, whose application number is ...
Laying of final sub surface starts in earnest in four Busia roads ahead of laying of bitumen. [Photo|Busia County government]. Four more roads in Busia town and two in Malaba are set for tarmacking with the laying of the final sub surface starting in earnest ahead of the laying of the Bitumen. The roads ...
These borders are Sofia and Mayenje in Busia town, Malaba, Chepkube and Walanga in Lwakhakha. Some of the products that have flooded the Kenyan market from Uganda are alcoholic beverages such as Senator Keg, Guinness, Tusker, sugar, Tiger and Golden Lion brand of batteries, cigarettes and ...
A resident in Busia town transports a shell of a matatu to an unknown place. [By Benjamin Sakwa]. The annual Nairobi-rural Kenya Christmas migration is days away, with indications this year will be no different from the past. At the Jua Kali garages of Kariobangi, Roysambu, Ngara and Mlolongo, ...
Leaders and stakeholders took to the streets, markets, trading centres and the county headquarters in Busia town to vent their anger. The protests spread all the way to Bungoma and Kitale towns. The company's lawyer, Hassan Ali, said the first case was based on environmental issues, even though the ...
The Opposition alliance will then proceed for a Roadside address in Mumias and Malaba towns, Shianda Centre, ending the day with a rally at Busia Stadium in Busia town. The visit comes in the wake of a renewed tussle between Odinga's NASA and President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee Party over the ...
"We are one of the most blessed districts in the country, we have everything," says David Mulema, a trader in Busia town. Busia has a population of about 320,000, with over 60% being young people below the age of 30. What is worrying though is that this young population, especially the teenagers and the ...
Kenyans on social media are surprised after learning that the word Boda Boda had been approved and successfully added as an English word in the Oxford dictionary. The word Boda Boda which falls under Noun category is defined as "a type of motorcycle or bicycle with a space for carrying goods, often ...
youthful politicians from western region have castigated the National Super Alliance (NASA) lawmakers' move to snub the vetting of Cabinet nominees. Ford Kenya National Youth Chairman Bernard Wakoli and former Busia senator aspirant Ali Noor said NASA's position was uncalled for as it set a bad ...
A 29-year-old widow is in need of Sh500,000 to enable her undergo an operation to remove a brain tumor. Auma Wandera from Mayenje in Matayos, Busia said she was diagnosed with the brain tumor at Jamu Imaging Centre in Busia town in November last year where she had sought for a CT scan. She said the brain ...
Sixteen students from Busia on Thursday benefited from the Wings to Fly scholarship program funded by the Equity Group Foundation. Half of the beneficiaries were selected by the Busia town branch of the foundation while the others came from Malaba. Busia branch manager Oscar Masinde said only ...
Kizito who was Otuoma's Chief Agent had also claimed that Ojaamong, who was present in Court, held his rally in Busia town on August 5, contrary to the IEBC campaign schedule. It later emerged that IEBC agreed that Otuoma holds his rally at the Taxi Park and Ojaamong at Busia County Stadium.
Mubajje was presiding over the swearing-in ceremony of the Busia Kadhi Shiekh Jamil Juma Obadio, at Madibira playground in Busia town.
Busia town:Located at the far end of Eastern Uganda, this busy town is the entry and exit point for most business men who are dealing in ...
Former Forum for Democratic Change President has called on the people of Busia town to resist any attempts by the ruling NRM MPs to amend ...
Former Forum for Democratic Change President has called on the people of Busia town to resist any attempts by the ruling NRM MPs to amend ...
On Thursday, Busia town Central Business District (CBD) could not be accessed by pedestrians and motorists as protesters barricaded roads ...
Tension at the border town is high with a huge deployment of security personnel on both the Kenyan and Ugandan side.
They spent a lot of time at the suspect's home near Kakamega Town or Busia town where he has another home. Locals are living in fear after ...
NASA demonstrators march along the main street of Busia town. police kept guard as the protesters demonstrated. PHOTO | GAITANO PESA ...
businesses came to a standstill in Busia town that neighbors Uganda as security officers engaged protesters in running battles. The street ...
businesses came to a standstill in Busia town that neighbors Uganda as security officers engaged protesters in running battles. The street ...
businesses came to a standstill in Busia town that neighbors Uganda as security officers engaged protesters in running battles. The street ...
A protester on Friday suffered gunshots wounds as police and anti-IEBC demonstrators clashed in Homa Bay town. Mr Emmanuel Konduto, 32, ...
In Busia town, rowdy NASA-affiliated youths lobbed teargas at the police, sparking running battles, in a classic case of reversed roles.
Speaking in Busia town on Friday, former Funyula Member of Parliament (MP) Paul Otuoma stated that he has supported Raila since 1992 and ...
... proceed for a Roadside address in Mumias and Malaba towns, Shianda Centre, ending the day with a rally at Busia Stadium in Busia town.


 

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