Ojaamong Eulogises Late Iconic Teso Musician Obasie

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has eulogized the late iconic Iteso cultural musician Obasie Palinyang as a person who had the welfare of his people above personal interests. Speaking at the late musician’s home in Kodedema in Teso North Sub County during a funds drive to offset his burial expenses that realized over Sh800, 000, the […]

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Leaders, fans mourn renowned legendary Iteso musician

The Iteso community has been plunged into mourning following the death of renowned veteran musician Obasie Palinyang, 83, famous for propagating the Iteso culture through music. Family members led by the eldest son Charles Obasie said the legendary musician popular for his usage of the accordion musical instrument, died on Saturday morning after suffering a […]

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Busia residents demand accountability in budget allocation

Busia residents are questioning huge budget allocation to some projects that have not even kicked off since 2013 despite being funded every fiscal year. Speaking during the public participation forum at the Agricultural Training Centre, Dickson Okumu a resident of Bunyala Sub-county questioned why the county government had allocated Sh 2 million for fencing of […]

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Ojaamong Signs County Labour-Based Road Maintenance Policy into Law

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has signed the County Labour-Based Road Maintenance Contract Policy 2019 into law. This comes a few weeks after the County government embraced Japanese Do Nou Technology in repairing roads. The move will enable unemployed youth, women and the vulnerable groups in the County to earn a living through Labour based contracts. Ojaamong […]

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How Kazi Mtaani Changed the Life of a Youth in Busia

The National Hygiene Programme or Kazi Mtaani has positively impacted youths from Busia County since the programme was initiated in March last year by the president. The local youths who were incorporated in the programme have not only managed to sustain themselves but also their dependents while initiating small economic projects which will sustain them when the project ends. […]

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