Sh32 million sandalwood destroyed as suspects await their day in court
Two suspects have been charged with trafficking the endangered tree species.
By Michael Saitoti 7 months ago
Sh32 million sandalwood destroyed as suspects await their day in court
Fund gifts vouchers to 1,200 varsity students
Beneficiaries are drawn from Samburu and Marsabit counties that were hit by drought. Each of the learners received a voucher worth Sh2,500 to enable them to shop.
By Michael Saitoti 7 months ago
Fund gifts vouchers to 1,200 varsity students
Samburu County Assembly Speaker resigns to take up UN job
Lengees tendered his resignation letter to Governor Lati Lelelit following his appointment as United Nations (UN) Representative to Juba, South Sudan.
By Michael Saitoti 9 months ago
Samburu County Assembly Speaker resigns to take up UN job
Samburu Assembly Speaker resigns to take up UN job
Mr Lengees tendered his resignation letter today to Governor Lati Lelelit following his appointment as United Nations (UN) Representative to Juba, South Sudan.
By Michael Saitoti 9 months ago
Samburu Assembly Speaker resigns to take up UN job
Plight of families displaced by insecurity in Samburu
A humanitarian crisis looms in a camp hosting 2,000 families who fled banditry-prone areas in Samburu. CS Kindiki launched Phase II of security operation in North Rift areas affected by banditry.
By Michael Saitoti 11 months ago
Plight of families displaced by insecurity in Samburu
Banditry: Families heed directive to leave homes
On Sunday Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki said the government has decided to upmarket the security operation against bandits which will "require new measures".
By Yvonne Chepkwony and Michael Saitoti 11 months ago
Banditry: Families heed directive to leave homes
Bandits attack village in Samburu, kill four
The attack occurred as tension is rising in the area following a series of attacks that have left 12 people dead and 1500 families displaced despite a heavy presence of security personnel.
By Michael Saitoti 11 months ago
Bandits attack village in Samburu, kill four
Bandit attacks continue despite security operation in Samburu
The attacks have continued even after Interior CS Kithure Kindiki stated that the government will ensure the security agencies maintain their presence in the region.
By Michael Saitoti 11 months ago
Bandit attacks continue despite security operation in Samburu
One killed, five injured as herders clash over pasture
A conflict over pasture and animal watering point at Lowan Kichu border between Samburu and Isiolo counties had left one person dead and five others injured.
By Michael Saitoti and Yvonne Chepkwony 1 year ago
One killed, five injured as herders clash over pasture
Bandits kill two, steal 30 cattle in Pura, Samburu County
Armed bandits have killed two people and driven away with 30 cattle at Pura village in Samburu County.
By Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
Bandits kill two, steal 30 cattle in Pura, Samburu County
How girl rescued from marriage after FGM topped national exam
Lenanyokie was rescued from the streets of Maralal town where she was hawking raw milk. She was one of many girls at the centre who were saved from FGM and early marriages.
By Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
How girl rescued from marriage after FGM topped national exam
More than 140,000 face hunger in Samburu, lose livestock to drought
Latest National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) data shows that 80 per cent of people in the county have lost their livestock, the region's mainstay.
By Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
More than 140,000 face hunger in Samburu, lose livestock to drought
13 Azimio-allied ward reps fail to take oath of office
The Azimio la Umoja allied MCAs claim a scheme was hatched to bar them from accessing the assembly for fear that being the majority, they were to elect a speaker from their side.
By Julius Chepkwony and Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
13 Azimio-allied ward reps fail to take oath of office
The African Cadet and Junior Judo Championships: Judo: Katana, Tumaini bag silver for Kenya
David Katana Baya and Aisha Tumaini each won silver for Kenya at the ongoing African Cadet Judo Championships
By Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
The African Cadet and Junior Judo Championships: Judo: Katana, Tumaini bag silver for Kenya
Raila Odinga is selfless leader and mentor, says Uhuru
President says despite age, Azimio candidate can "hold on the steering wheel correctly". Uhuru cites tarmacked roads, new dam and Sh1.3b water project in Samburu.
By Kennedy Gachuhi, Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
Raila Odinga is selfless leader and mentor, says Uhuru
Residents fault Kenya Power over frequent blackouts
Local traders said they have been experiencing frequent power outages two months and they have suffered huge losses.
By Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
Residents fault Kenya Power over frequent blackouts
Four in race to take over after Lenolkulal term comes to an end
Statistics from the previous elections seem to favour Jubilee and Kanu, key Azimio members. Clan, age set and political affiliation will play key roles in determining the winner.
By Steve Mkawale, Michael Saitoti, Ibrahim Oruko 1 year ago
Four in race to take over after Lenolkulal term comes to an end
Four in race to take over after Lenolkulal term comes to an end
Statistics from the previous elections seem to favour Jubilee and Kanu, key Azimio members. Clan, age set and political affiliation will play key roles in determining the winner.
By Steve Mkawale, Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
Four in race to take over after Lenolkulal term comes to an end
Pastoralists alternative source of livelihood as drought persists
Women engage in bead-work project for extra income. Some residents have given up on pastoralism and moved to urban areas.
By Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
Pastoralists alternative source of livelihood as drought persists
Livestock market re-opens as security improves
The market is key in boosting the economy of Samburu and neighbouring counties as traders from different regions come to buy livestock and sell other goods.
By Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
Livestock market re-opens as security improves
Farmers in Samburu given Sh34m for locust invasion losses
Farmers affected by the locust invasion two years ago have received Sh34 million in compensation.
By Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
Farmers in Samburu given Sh34m for locust invasion losses
Anti-FGM board pushes for community-based campaigns
The Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Board has emphasised the need to work with communities to stop the vice.
By Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
Anti-FGM board pushes for community-based campaigns
Water crisis and drought in Samburu threatens 200,000 locals
Lack of pasture and water shortage due to prolonged drought has left many villagers devastated.
By Michael Saitoti 1 year ago
Water crisis and drought in Samburu threatens 200,000 locals
Morans vow to end female ‘cut’, child marriages
Some morans have vowed to stop harmful cultural practices such as female genital mutilation and early marriages.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
Morans vow to end female ‘cut’, child marriages
Government's orders on CBC classes
Companies awarded contracts to put up new classrooms for CBC in the county have until March this year to complete work.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
Government's orders on CBC classes
Hope as 200,000 starving locals get relief food
Severe hunger in the county has pushed livestock to Laikipia and Isiolo counties in search of pasture and water.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
Hope as 200,000 starving locals get relief food
Thousands at risk of starving as drought bites in arid counties
Women, children in Baringo and Samburu face starvation as water sources dry up. Men have driven livestock further afield to save animals from hunger.
By Yvonne Chepkwony and Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
 Thousands at risk of starving as drought bites in arid counties
Lesuuda asks Mutyambai to establish police post after hundreds displaced
Samburu West MP Naisaula Lesuuda has appealed to the Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai to set up a police camp to enhance security.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
Lesuuda asks Mutyambai to establish police post after hundreds displaced
Tension in Samburu as suspected bandits kill police officer and civilian
The attackers torched several manyattas and stole livestock left behind by the fleeing villagers.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
Tension in Samburu as suspected bandits kill police officer and civilian
State bans grazing of livestock in Baragoi town to avoid herders' conflicts
The government has banned grazing of livestock in Baragoi town in Samburu North Constituency.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
State bans grazing of livestock in Baragoi town to avoid herders' conflicts
14 people killed, two injured in Samburu cattle raids
Fourteen people have been killed and two seriously wounded in two days of cattle raids at Suyan, Samburu County.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
14 people killed, two injured in Samburu cattle raids
Anti-Stock Theft Unit officers shoot suspected bandit in Samburu, recover rifle, bullets
Police in Samburu County have recovered an M-16 rifle with 25 rounds of ammunition at Longewan village.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
Anti-Stock Theft Unit officers shoot suspected bandit in Samburu, recover rifle, bullets
Samburu-Pokot leaders in bid to end hostilities
The area has been plagued by perennial clashes over dwindling pasture and retaliatory attacks between the Pokot and Samburu communities.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
Samburu-Pokot leaders in bid to end hostilities
Bandits in Samburu shoot dead father and son in daring raid
A father and his son have been killed by suspected bandits in Samburu County.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
Bandits in Samburu shoot dead father and son in daring raid
Ballistics squad detonates abandoned bomb in Samburu
Ballistics squad detonates bomb, collects six others in Samburu Central Sub County; Deputy Police Commander Abdikadir Malicha says.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
Ballistics squad detonates abandoned bomb in Samburu
Yare residents protest attempt to evict them from land given by State
President Uhuru Kenyatta had directed that the land be given to the community for the expansion of Maralal Town.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
Yare residents protest attempt to evict them from land given by State
Glimmer of hope as schools resume learning in Laikipia
An uneasy calm was restored in Ol Moran, with the government announcing that it had tripled the number of police officers.
By Kennedy Gachuhi, James Munyeki and Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
Glimmer of hope as schools resume learning in Laikipia
Four killed as cattle rustlers raid Samburu village
The cattle rustlers are said to have stolen more than 500 heads of cattle in Samburu North Constituency.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
Four killed as cattle rustlers raid Samburu village
School to reduce learners’ trouble of 20km daily trek
Cases of early pregnancy among girls has been blamed on their parents inability to afford the minors’ transport back home or accommodation.
By Michael Saitoti 2 years ago
School to reduce learners’ trouble of 20km daily trek
Medics protest over corona infection fears
Health Executive Stephen Lekupe said the county government was already addressing the complaints.
By Michael Saitoti 3 years ago
Medics protest over corona infection fears
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