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DEPUTY RESIDENT COMMISSIONER - GRACE KANUNA COMMISSIONS EDUCATION PROJECTS

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As the Financial Year 2023/24 comes to close, Deputy RDC, Grace Kanuna took of his time to commission completed projects under Education.
The activity commenced earlier in the day of 5th June 2024 leading a team of technocrats, security personnel and political leaders from the District to respective areas where projects have been completed as listed;
1. Construction of 2 classroom block at Bulobi P/S by Nas Contractors Ltd
2. Renovation of 2 classroom block at Buduli P/S by Markunder Holdings limited

MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS REGIONAL COOPERATION, HON.MULIMBA JOHN CONVENES A DISTRICT SECURITY STAKEHOLDERS’ MEETING

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The State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Regional Cooperation, Hon. John Mulimba convened a meeting at Chango Macho Hall on Friday 5th April 2024 with the objective of having a way forward on the insecurity of Busia following the continuous fire outbreaks, theft, raids, exploitation by money lenders, domestic violence etc ...
It was attended by stakeholders from the entire district including MP Samia Bugwe South,hon. Godfrey Odero, interest groups, security operatives from the village level to Region, bodaboda,political leaders at all levels, media and district staff.

MELAC AGRI PROJECT PASSES OUT 19 FARMERS IN FIFTH COHORT

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Today we were part of the celebration of farmers in Busitema as MELAC Agri Project passed out 19 farmers of Habuleke Parish who have been trained in financial literacy, productivity and modern agronomy skills. The skills are intended to enable them improve nutrition and food security in their homes as envisioned by the project.
While giving remarks, Lakitari Louis the Director of the Project encouraged the farmers to engage in SACCOs , save and transform their households into the money economy as desired by government of Uganda under the Parish Development Model approach.

MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT HANDS OVER BUSIA MUNICIPALITY 3000 TONNE CAPACITY VALUE ADDITION PLANT

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The Ministry of Local Government yesterday 14th July 2023, handed over the 3000 TONNE capacity value addition plant to RWAHI Investment Limited for utilization. The plant was constructed at cost of 15billion Shillings with support from Africa Development Bank (ADB) and Government of Uganda with an aim of improving Agricultural trade in the region. The handover ceremony presided over the handover, Benjamin Kumumanya PS MoLG  at the PLA site in Busia Municipality where he cautioned RWAHI to abide by the existing provided framework and ensure that local content is given priority. 

BUSIA LEADERSHIP PRAISED FOR HOSTING THE 27TH ANNUAL MEETING

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On the 25-26Th May 2023, Busia District hosted the 27th Uganda Local Government Association, ULGA annual general meeting at Masafu in Golden Gardens. 
The meeting that was that was attended by several local government leaders across the country was opened by Hon. Victoria Rusoke Busingye, State Minister for Local Government Ministry of Local Government on 25th May 2023, a day before the main meeting.

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