8th International Research Conference, EMSK in collaboration with Kisii University
8th International Research Conference, EMSK in collaboration with Kisii University

Busia County

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Entrance to Sigalame High School in Funyula sub-county, Busia County, on a backdrop of beautiful canopies. To boost the county's forest cover, a tree-planting exercise has been ongoing in most of the schools within the county. PHOTO/Courtesy.

School Greening Program set to increase county’s forest cover

Forestry is an important sector that supports human existence, and its importance cannot be overemphasized.  Forestry supports the conservation of water catchment areas, provides food and habitat for wildlife, the trees have a medicinal value,...
A teacher at Peter Habenga Okondo secondary School in Budalangi, Busia County talking the students through a lesson. PHOTO/Gilbert Ochieng, The Scholar Media Africa.

Preparations to host pioneer JSS students in Busia crystallize

The Ministry of Education has already set up a criterion that would be relied on to identify and enroll all learners presently in Grade Six to Junior Secondary Schools (JSS) across the country in...
Primary school pupils cleaning the environment as part of CBC. The new curriculum focuses on the 'how' aspect of doing things, shifting from the previous approach of 'what' should be done. PHOTO/Courtesy

“Review CBC,” Busia education stakeholders urge government

When the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) education program, a new education system in Kenya, was introduced in 2017 to replace the 8-4-4 education system, it was fully embraced by all and sundry after being researched...
Father Chris Barasa. He served at St Carjetan's Sirimba Catholic Church in Bunyala Sub County of Busia County. Photo/COURTESY

Father Chris Barasa, a Father to Needy Students

Father Chris Barasa of St Carjetan's Sirimba Catholic Church in Bunyala Sub County of Busia County will remain deeply rooted in the mind of each parent who lacked the financial muscle to take their...