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SOCIETY

Three Civilian Police Officers Arrested For Being In Possession Of Fake Currencies Worth Sh654M

Three civilian police officers were on Sunday evening arrested after they were found in possession of fake currencies worth Sh654 million in Westlands area, Nairobi County. The trio identified as James Mwangi, John Musya and Bernard Wamalwa were nabbed aboard Ractice car enroute to Nakuru town from Mombasa alongside the fake bank notes US dollars.

  5 days ago ago
Three Civilian Police Officers Arrested For Being In Possession Of Fake Currencies Worth Sh654M

SOCIETY

Bodaboda Rider, 26, Dies On The Spot After Being Hit And Run Over By Overspeeding Car At Alsops

A 26-year-old Boda-Boda rider died on the spot after he was hit from behind and run over by a speeding salon car at alsops Road, Nairobi County. Kelvin Muriithi, a witness, said he heard a loud bang only to be surprised after some seconds that a bodaboda rider had been hit by a vehicle.

  22 days ago ago
Bodaboda Rider, 26, Dies On The Spot After Being Hit And Run Over By Overspeeding Car At Alsops

SOCIETY

23-Year-Old Teacher Knocked Down By Motorist Along The Winners Chapel Junction

A 23-year-old teacher has been knocked down by motorist along the winners Chapel Junction, Nairobi County. Traffic police officer Bernard Wamalwa who confirmed the incident said the incident took place around 7am. "It's very unfortunate that a motorist knocked down Teacher on the junction after winners chapel towards Mombasa road.

  1 month ago ago
23-Year-Old Teacher Knocked Down By Motorist Along The Winners Chapel Junction

SOCIETY

Three Men Perished In Fatal Road Accident Along Mbagathi Road

Three men has perished in fatal road accident along Mbagathi Road, Nairobi County. Mbagathi road traffic police officer Bernard Wamalwa who confirmed the incident said the Wednesday accident happened few miles past Mbagathi Way Flats just within the Mbagathi road. The Wednesday morning accident involved a Nissan and a lorry that was ferrying bags of maize to Ngong from Nairobi CBD.

  1 month ago ago
Three Men Perished In Fatal Road Accident Along Mbagathi Road

POLITICS

Boost to Raila Odinga Ahead of 2022 Polls as Nyanza Region Lawmamkers Back His Presidential Bid

Politics is a game plan that requires one to lay down good strategy for one to clinch the victory. The Kenyan constitution outlines two types of elections namely general elections that are held after every five years and the by elections. It's a big boost to ODM party leader Raila Odinga following the act of the Nyanza region leaders backing his 2022 presidential bid.

  2 months ago ago
Boost to Raila Odinga Ahead of 2022 Polls as Nyanza Region Lawmamkers Back His Presidential Bid

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Busia Assembly Sacco Declares SH0. 5M Dividends As Ojaamang Emerges Best Saver In Deposits

Despite challenges occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic, Busia County Assembly Savings and Credit Co-operative Society Limited today declared cash dividends of Sh500,000 to its 309 members.Addressing members during the Society's 6th Annual General Meeting at Busia Agricultural Training Centre, the SACCO chairman Mr Gabriel Erambo declared Busia Governor H.E Sospeter Ojasmong the best saver in deposits in 2020 financial year.

  5 months ago ago
Busia Assembly Sacco Declares SH0. 5M Dividends As Ojaamang Emerges Best Saver In Deposits

POLITICS

Inside the Ksh. 8.4 Billion Busia County Budget

The County Assembly of Busia on Tuesday afternoon adopted the Busia County Appropriation Bill with ammendments of the narrations. The bill, the fifth by the County Assembly this year, paves way for the Governor, H.E Sospeter Ojaamong to reject or return it to the assembly with a memorandum.

  3 months ago ago
Inside the Ksh. 8.4 Billion Busia County Budget

POLITICS

Busia Assembly Passes sh8.4b Budget For Fy 2021/2022 With Amendments

This is contained in the Budget and Appropriation Committee Report on the Sh8.4billion Budget Estimates for FY 2021/2022 that was unanimously passed today by members during a special sitting of the Assembly. The report that was tabled by the Budget and Appropriation Committee chairman, Hon Linus Asiba and seconded by Hon Grace Olita was subjected to 15 amendments before Speaker, Hon Bernard Wamalwa put the question after members saw no point to debate on the report.

  3 months ago ago
Busia Assembly Passes sh8.4b Budget For Fy 2021/2022 With Amendments

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Details of Busia's Ksh.9.9 Billion Supplementary Budget.

Vice chair BAC Julius Etyang hands over the report to Clerk Assistant Evelyn Mwaro |COURTESY Busia County Assembly on Tuesday tabled the long awaited report of the Budget and Appropriation Committee on the Supplementary Budget estimates of the Revenue and Expenditure for the  Financial Year 2020/2021. The Sh9.9b budget, that seeks to unlock funds for various projects and essential services across the county, was tabled by the committee vice chairman Hon. Julius Etyang and seconded by the member of the committee,

  10 months ago ago
Details of Busia's Ksh.9.9 Billion Supplementary Budget.

HEALTH

COVID-19 Vaccine Lands in Busia

The County Government of Busia on Tuesday rolled out the first phase of Covid-19 vaccine after receiving 12,000 doses of Astrazeneca vaccine from the Ministry of Health.

  7 months ago ago
COVID-19 Vaccine Lands in Busia

EDUCATION

Two KCSE Candidates and A Kenyatta University Student Arrested In Busia For Exam Cheating

It is one week since Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education started.This year exam was to be done last year but it was postponed due to outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic in the country.Atleast 750,000 candidates are sitting for this year exams.

  6 months ago ago
Two KCSE Candidates and A Kenyatta University Student Arrested In Busia For Exam Cheating

EDUCATION

Why Clamping Down On Exam Cheat Will Save Education

Cases of exam irregularities in this year’s Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination have become rampant and only narrowing down to the culprits will save our education.

  6 months ago ago
Why Clamping Down On Exam Cheat Will Save Education

BUSINESS

Proposals to Change Name of Busia Water Utility Company in the Works

The current BUWASSCO Headquarters at the Water Department |COURTESY Busia County Assembly on Thursday tabled a report on ratification and approval of the new name for Busia County Government Water Utility Company. The new water utility company proposed to be ratified and approved by the County Assembly is registered as Busia Water and Sewerage Company (BUWASCO) Limited, replacing the previous name Busia Water and Sewerage Services Company (BUWASSCO) Limited. The report was tabled by a member of the Agriculture,

  10 months ago ago
Proposals to Change Name of Busia Water Utility Company in the Works

POLITICS

Buisa MCAs Approve Appointment of Seven Chief Officers

Members of the County Assembly of Busia have unanimously approved the appointment of seven new chief officers to serve in Governor Sospeter Ojaamong's administration. They are Everline Teresia Mbingi, CPA Edwin Odero, Patrice Lumumba, Dr George Tom Ekisa, Hellen Ajiambo Mukanda, Jonathan Ino Okwakau and Roseline Barasa. The assembly chaired by Speaker Bernard Wamalwa also approved the nomination of three members of the County Public Service Board (CPSB). They include Dr Dominics Dan Ayaa, Mr Thomas Taka Oum

  1 year ago ago
Buisa MCAs Approve Appointment of Seven Chief Officers

POLITICS

This Is How Raila Will Smile To State House 2022- Opinion

Raila Amollo Odinga is the father of democracy in Kenya.He is the son to the late Jaramogi Oginga Odinga.Mr.Odinga has played a very key role in changing the Kenyan politics.He has never been a Kenyan president but he still has power over the state and its affairs. H.E Raila Odinga has recently been traversing the country with an aim to popularize the BBI. He clearly states that the best will of Kenyans at the moment is to have a constitutional review process through a refurendum. For his respect and motive

  8 months ago ago
This Is How Raila Will Smile To State House 2022- Opinion

POLITICS

Governor Sospeter Ojaamang Meets Busia MCAs Ahead Of Raila Tour

Busia Governor HE Sospeter Ojaamong has met over 25 Members of the County Assembly of Busia ahead of the planned tour by ODM party leader Raila Odinga.The MCAs were led by Speaker Bernard Wamalwa and leader of majority Kassaman Ekesa.

  7 months ago ago
Governor Sospeter Ojaamang Meets Busia MCAs Ahead Of Raila Tour

EDUCATION

Two KCSE Students And a University Undergraduate Arrested Over KCSE Exam Irregularities

Police in Busia have captured two KCSE students and a college student over speculated cheating in the continuing Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).

  6 months ago ago
Two KCSE Students And a University Undergraduate Arrested Over KCSE Exam Irregularities

POLITICS

Busia MCAs take 32-day Recess

Fifty three Members of the County Assembly of Busia have taken a 32-day recess starting 14th August 2020 to 14th September, 2020. The Leader of Majority Kassaman Ekesa moved a motion of adjournment as per standing order 27(3) of the County Assembly Standing Orders. Some members including Mwajuma Toloi (Nambale Township), Garddy Jakaa (Bukhayo North/Walatsi) and Patrick Obuya (Marachi Central) were reluctant to allow adjournment saying there are many pending things which need to be dispensed. Deputy Minority

  1 year ago ago
Busia MCAs take 32-day Recess

POLITICS

Busia Speaker Unveills Moves to have New Committees in Place

The County Assembly of Busia will have new committees in place on or before September 26th, 2020 when the mandatory three-year-term of the current teams comes to an end. In a communique to members on Tuesday, Speaker Bernard Wamalwa said the committee on selection to conduct the exercise shall be reconstituted three months before the committees selection, that is by June 26th, 2020. Mr Wamalwa said the select committee shall consist of the leader of majority as the chairperson, the leader of minority as vic

  1 year ago ago
Busia Speaker Unveills Moves to have New Committees in Place

POLITICS

Seemingly Drunk Supreme court Judge Smokin Wanjala Brags of going to university

For pretty much Thursday, Supreme Court judge, Justice Smokin Wanjala, was the discussion of web-based media following the development of a clasp in which the regarded law specialist dazed locals at an entombment in Busia County where he appeared apparently alcoholic and delivered a somewhat odd discourse where he gloated about his accreditations, achievement and vocation.  Judge Smokin Wanjala (photo courtesy) Wanjala was going to the entombment of Rtd. Equity Lawrence Peter Ouna on Sunday where he was joined

  8 months ago ago
Seemingly Drunk Supreme court Judge Smokin Wanjala Brags of going to university