12-year-old girl walks overnight to flee forced marriage
Police a looking for 10 men said to have assaulted a 12-year-old girl after she refused to be married off to an elderly man.
By Irisheel Shanzu 1 year ago
12-year-old girl walks overnight to flee forced marriage
West Pokot leaders warn hate-mongers
MCAs in West Pokot have asked politicians to desist from statements likely to fuel hate among communities.
By Irisheel Shanzu 2 years ago
West Pokot leaders warn hate-mongers
Where cleft-lip birth defects are a ‘bad omen’
One child in every 1,300 births is reported to have cleft lip or cleft palate deformity.
By Irisheel Shanzu 2 years ago
Where cleft-lip birth defects are a ‘bad omen’
Granny slits throat, bleeds to death
According to Muino sub location Chief Henry Cheppos, the woman took a machete and slit her throat.
By Irisheel Shanzu 2 years ago
Granny slits throat, bleeds to death
Delink BBI from 2022 poll politics,Gideon urges leaders
Baringo Senator Gideon Moi has urged political leaders to delink Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) process from 2022 election politics.
By Irisheel Shanzu 2 years ago
Delink BBI from 2022 poll politics,Gideon urges leaders
Girls rescued from FGM to mark Christmas in West Pokot school
The team of engineers led by chairman Kipkemboi Kabias donated food items and sanitary towels
By Irisheel Shanzu 3 years ago
Girls rescued from FGM to mark Christmas in West Pokot school
FGM, early marriages lock girls out of school
A survey indicates that a number of girls have been escaping from their homes to Uganda for fear of being cut or married off.
By Irisheel Shanzu 3 years ago
FGM, early marriages lock girls out of school
Veteran journalist passes on
The veteran journalist, aged 52, died on Friday.
By Irisheel Shanzu 3 years ago
Veteran journalist passes on
Girl killed, two rescued in West Pokot gold mine collapse
Locals turn to mining as Covid-19 and locust invasion take a toll on the region's
By Irisheel Shanzu 3 years ago
Girl killed, two rescued in West Pokot gold mine collapse
Alarm raised over measles outbreak in West Pokot County
The disease has affected both children under the age of five years and adults.
By Irisheel Shanzu 3 years ago
Alarm raised over measles outbreak in West Pokot County
Fear as Covid-19 patient flees
Apollo noted that the woman after testing positive was taken to Moroto Hospital for treatment but managed to escape
By Irisheel Shanzu 3 years ago
Fear as Covid-19 patient flees
Woman who sneaked from Eastleigh put under quarantine in West Pokot
The woman's samples have been taken from and sent to Kitale Referral Hospital for Covid-19 testing
By Irisheel Shanzu 3 years ago
Woman who sneaked from Eastleigh put under quarantine in West Pokot
Leaders hail Uhuru for appointment
West Pokot County leaders and locals have lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta for appointing Maj-Gen Jimson Longiro Kenya Navy commander.
By Irisheel Shanzu 3 years ago
Leaders hail Uhuru for appointment
Cry for help as schools, homes submerge in West Pokot
Chesogon market in West Pokot county has been submerged by raging floods.
By Irisheel Shanzu 3 years ago
Cry for help as schools, homes submerge in West Pokot
Reformed warriors donate 100 goats
They said they were touched by effects of the landslides that killed more than 50 people and livestock
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
Reformed warriors donate 100 goats
Reformed warriors donate goats to landslide victims in West Pokot
Tomtom urged the government to empower youths in such communities.
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
Reformed warriors donate goats to landslide victims in West Pokot
West Pokot, where Kanu reigns supreme
West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo has described former President Daniel Moi as a visionary leader, who mentored most leaders
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
West Pokot, where Kanu reigns supreme
State recovers 79 illegal firearms
At least 79 guns and 1,947 rounds of ammunition have been recovered over the last six months following an amnesty by the government.
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
State recovers 79 illegal firearms
Relief food stolen from State stores
Some 13 bags of rice were later recovered.
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
Relief food stolen from State stores
Man kills his wife and buries her body in shallow grave
A man hacked his wife to death, buried her body at their home in Kishaunet village, West Pokot County, before fleeing.
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
Man kills his wife and buries her body in shallow grave
West Pokot displaced families plead for resettlement
The families from Chepkamos location who are now camping in schools
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
West Pokot displaced families plead for resettlement
Flood victims get Sh10m
More than 1,000 residents of West Pokot displaced by devastating landslides and floods have received a Sh10 million donation from the Chinese govt.
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
Flood victims get Sh10m
Grief as 25 victims of landslides are buried
Bodies were yesterday interred in homes after community members refused suggestions to have them buried in a mass grave.
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
Grief as 25 victims of landslides are buried
Sh20m needed for Pokot victims
Relief is needed for victims of landslide and floods that left 43 people dead.
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
Sh20m needed for Pokot victims
Two KCSE candidates sit for exams in hospital
Two KCSE candidates are sitting for their exams at Kapenguria referral hospital after they delivered days before the exams commenced.
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
Two KCSE candidates sit for exams in hospital
State told to give schools facelift
Moroto criticised the poor structures and lack of facilities in schools in pastoral regions, which he blamed for high illiteracy rates and poor living
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
State told to give schools facelift
Survivors of cattle raids tell of anguish
Leaders blame the Government for new wave of insecurity after disarming police reservists.
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
Survivors of cattle raids tell of anguish
Contractor halts dam project over payment
It was started in 2015 and was set to benefit more than 200,000 households.
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
Contractor halts dam project over payment
Man, 61, dies in house fire
Abdul Kasim who is one of the neighbours said he heard the wife of the deceased screaming for help after the fire broke out.
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
Man, 61, dies in house fire
Sonko to the rescue as hunger stings
Known for his philanthropic work, Sonko took it upon himself to supply food to the residents of Pokot South.
By Irisheel Shanzu 4 years ago
Sonko to the rescue as hunger stings
Man kills wife over Christmas foot shoes
Police are looking for a man said to have killed his wife after she bought herself “Christmas” shoes without his knowledge.
By Irisheel Shanzu 5 years ago
Man kills wife over Christmas foot shoes
MCAs ask State for armed guards
MCAs file motion seeking to have armed guards
By Irisheel Shanzu 5 years ago
MCAs ask State for armed guards
Damaged roads hamper business
Chepkotii Bridge in Siyoi ward has been damaged by flood waters and Muruny Bridge in Lelan ward is in a poor state.
By Irisheel Shanzu 5 years ago
Damaged roads hamper business
Reformed warriors turn a new leaf
Converts work to reconcile communities by preaching peace in and outside church
By Irisheel Shanzu 5 years ago
Reformed warriors turn a new leaf
Call for probe on collapsed building
West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo wants the EACC to investigate Sh160m College building that collapsed
By Irisheel Shanzu 6 years ago
Call for probe on collapsed building
Chambers of commerce calls for reduction of interest rates
Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNNCI) Chairman Kiprono Kittony has urged commercial banks in the country to reduce interest rates to enable business fraternity repay loans on time.
By Irisheel Shanzu 7 years ago
Chambers of commerce calls for reduction of interest rates
Firms launch Sh52m jab, family planning project
A US based foundation, Pfizer, has partnered with World Vision to promote immunisation and family planning in West Pokot County.
By Irisheel Shanzu 7 years ago
Firms launch Sh52m jab, family planning project
West Pokot Kodich chief stoned to death by relative
Mr Jaldeza said the suspect, who was drunk, took a huge stone and hit the chief who died from his injuries as he was being rushed to hospital.
By Irisheel Shanzu 8 years ago
West Pokot Kodich chief stoned to death by relative
Mop up guns, State told
Residents living along the volatile border of West Pokot and Turkana have asked the Government to mop up illegal guns that are in the hands of criminals.
By Irisheel Shanzu 8 years ago
Mop up guns, State told
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