Kithure Kindiki now orders police to flush out bandits on highway
Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki has ordered security personnel to deal decisively with armed bandits terrorising residents and motorists along Lodwar-Kitale highway.
By Lucas Ngasike 7 months ago
Kithure Kindiki now orders police to flush out bandits on highway
Government, UN pledge support for refugees in Kakuma and Dadaab
The government and a United Nations agency have pledged to support refugees and the host community to promote integration and resource-sharing.
By Lucas Ngasike 8 months ago
Government, UN pledge support for refugees in Kakuma and Dadaab
Government, UN pledge support for refugees in Kakuma, Dadaab
Immigration PS says the government is planning to transform refugee camps into permanent settlements.
By Lucas Ngasike 8 months ago
Government, UN pledge support for refugees in Kakuma, Dadaab
Turkana herders return home as leaders warn over Uganda hostility
Uganda President Yoweri Museveni, through an executive order, directed Turkana pastoralists out of Uganda following the killing of top geologists and their bodyguards.
By Lucas Ngasike and Bakari Ang'ela 8 months ago
Turkana herders return home as leaders warn over Uganda hostility
Turkana can produce high-value crops, experts say
A report by Egerton University reveals that Turkana region can sustain irrigated and rain-fed agriculture that can support high-value crop production.
By Lucas Ngasike 10 months ago
Turkana can produce high-value crops, experts say
You can't force locals to vacate, LSK tells Kindiki
LSK boss Eric Theuri said that Interior CS Kithure Kindiki's directive was illegal and did not come from a law-abiding government.
By Lucas Ngasike 11 months ago
You can't force locals to vacate, LSK tells Kindiki
Residents blame Chinese factory for donkey theft
The Association of Donkey Owners Kenya Turkana chapter has decried the drastic decline of the donkey population in the region, which they attribute to rampant theft.
By Lucas Ngasike 11 months ago
Residents blame Chinese factory for donkey theft
Governor accuses KDF of using bombs on civilians
Turkana governor Jeremiah Lomorukai pointed out the weekend bombardments at Kalemngorok in Turkana South even as they attempted to recover stolen livestock.
By Lucas Ngasike 11 months ago
Governor accuses KDF of using bombs on civilians
Turkana residents living in fear despite beefed up security
Two weeks ago, four people were killed and two others seriously injured at Lomelo village. The dawn-to-dusk curfew in Turkana South, East and Baringo is expected to curb the attacks.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana residents living in fear despite beefed up security
Residents living in fear despite beefed up security in Turkana
Despite the heavy deployment of the National Police Service (NPS) and Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) personnel, cases of attacks are still on the rise.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Residents living in fear despite beefed up security in Turkana
Turkana County to establish fish processing plant
The County Government of Turkana has embarked on a process to establish a fish processing plant in Kalokol.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana County to establish fish processing plant
Three police officers feared dead, 8 injured after bandit attack in Turkana
Turkana County Police Commander Samuel Ndanyi said seven officers, among them the Turkana South police commander, were injured in the incident.
By Martin Ndiema and Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Three police officers feared dead, 8 injured after bandit attack in Turkana
Uganda releases 11 herders arrested five months ago
Uganda Defence Force (UPDF) says they intercepted the herders in a sting operation to weed out suspects in possession of illegal firearms in the Country.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Uganda releases 11 herders arrested five months ago
Four minors deserted in Kenya reunited with families in Uganda
The Ugandan officials linked the abandonment of the children to widespread domestic violence and poverty in the region.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Four minors deserted in Kenya reunited with families in Uganda
Turkana MCAs re-elect Speaker
The High Court declared the decision by the Clerk to lock out the candidates from the race unconstitutional, setting room for a fresh election.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana MCAs re-elect Speaker
Turkana leaders raise concern over NGO jobs
Turkana central legislator Joseph Emathe Namuar accused some UN agencies of favouring foreigners over locals in job placement.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana leaders raise concern over NGO jobs
Turkana to conduct payroll audit to weed out ghost workers
Governor Jeremiah Lomorukai said he was certain that some departments were carrying the majority of the workforce, which was paid from the exchequer.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana to conduct payroll audit to weed out ghost workers
Two Kenyans shot dead in Ethiopia over theft claims
Kibish Deputy County Commissioner (DCC) Samuel Kiarie confirmed the incident saying it was unfortunate the youth lost their lives in a foreign country.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Two Kenyans shot dead in Ethiopia over theft claims
Kenya, South Sudan hold talks over rising border insecurity
Sources privy to security reveal that there has been a border dispute pitting Kenya and South Sudan along Nadapal-Nakodok stretch. 
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Kenya, South Sudan hold talks over rising border insecurity
Community pledges to push for peace in affected countries
The Ateker people share a common cultural background and heritage, but they have been at odds for decades over scarce water and pasture in their jurisdiction.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Community pledges to push for peace in affected countries
Turkana County now launches measles vaccination drive as 14 cases confirmed
The vaccination drive follows a reported measles outbreak at the Kakuma Refugee Camp, where 14 cases have been confirmed.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana County now launches measles vaccination drive as 14 cases confirmed
Turkana governor urges MCAs to back embattled Speaker
Governor Lomorukai expressed reservation about a suit filed by two candidates for Speaker post contesting the election of Mr Nakuleu.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana governor urges MCAs to back embattled Speaker
Leaders raise alarm over over-fishing
Governor Jeremiah Lomorukai said they have instructed fisheries department to take action against those found to be fishing undersized fish.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Leaders raise alarm over over-fishing
Medics raise the alarm as HIV infections increase to 20,000
Turkana data shows the number of people living with the virus has risen to more than 20,000 across the county.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Medics raise the alarm as HIV infections increase to 20,000
Turkana County bosses move to end absenteeism among health workers
Turkana health leadership raised concerns that staff absenteeism was affecting service delivery
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana County bosses move to end absenteeism among health workers
Children hardest hit as Turkana families call for urgent help
Sub-county nutrition officer says children in the area are severely malnourished. Natieng urged the government and development partners to channel water from the Turkwel River.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Children hardest hit as Turkana families call for urgent help
Food aid drive launched for hunger-stricken locals
The county's most recent drought analysis report shows more than 500,000 Turkana residents are in desperate need of emergency relief food.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Food aid drive launched for hunger-stricken locals
Turkana, Dodoth pastoralists sign peace pact to end years of conflict
Both communities have also committed to follow up, recover and hand over stolen livestock to the real owners.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana, Dodoth pastoralists sign peace pact to end years of conflict
Turkana governor appeals for UN intervention over biting drought
Governor Jeremiah Lomorukai said the county and the rest of the horn of Africa were facing worsening drought.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana governor appeals for UN intervention over biting drought
Police arrest four armed highway bandits in Turkana
The gang has been blamed for a spate of attacks along the highway over the past few months.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Police arrest four armed highway bandits in Turkana
Turkana considering manufacturing medical supplies to counter Kemsa delays
The Turkana Health department has announced plans to roll out the manufacture of its own fast-moving medical supplies.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana considering manufacturing medical supplies to counter Kemsa delays
Authorities rescue, return abducted herders to Kenya
The two, including an eight-year-old boy, were herding their animals when they were ambushed by the heavily armed raiders who also took away 125 goats, 11 donkeys, and sheep.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Authorities rescue, return abducted herders to Kenya
Turkana County in dire need of emergency food: Report
Majority of Turkana County residents are in dire need of relief food, a government report has shown.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana County in dire need of emergency food: Report
USAid donates health kits to 200 workers after nutritional health training
More than 200 Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) have received health kits donated by USAid Nawiri to improve health care.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
USAid donates health kits to 200 workers after nutritional health training
Tension at Turkana North border after gunmen shoot dead Ethiopian government official
Tension remains high in Todonyang and Kibish border villages in Turkana North after gunmen shot dead an Ethiopian government official in a retaliatory attack
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Tension at Turkana North border after gunmen shoot dead Ethiopian government official
Infant killed as fire leaves 700 homeless in Turkana village
A two-year-old baby was burnt to death and seven people injured after a fire reduced homes to ashes in a village in Turkana North.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Infant killed as fire leaves 700 homeless in Turkana village
MCAs threaten to storm Lodwar NCPB, demand relief food
The ward representatives led by William Ebenyo, accused the national government of storing relief food yet locals were facing starvation.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
MCAs threaten to storm Lodwar NCPB, demand relief food
Turkana elders want Uhuru to resolve Jubilee wrangles in region
The Council of Elders has raised concerns over claims that Jubilee Party could deny former Petroleum CS John Munyes its ticket in the governor race.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Turkana elders want Uhuru to resolve Jubilee wrangles in region
Resident’s hope dimmed as aquafer water unfit for use
Lotikipi Basin aquifer contains 200 billion cubic metres of water covering an area of more than 4,100 kilometres squared.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
Resident’s hope dimmed as aquafer water unfit for use
End of water woes in Turkana after don makes new discovery
Turkana residents are elated after the discovery that the Lotikipi Basin aquifer in Turkana contains freshwater.
By Lucas Ngasike 1 year ago
End of water woes in Turkana after don makes new discovery
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