Garissa Governor vows to fight school dropout

Garissa Governor Ali Korane has vowed to tackle the high percentage of school dropout in the County which he claims is at 90 percent.  The County boss said the state of affairs has impacted negatively...

Garissa Senator appeals to well wishers to aid drought victims

Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji is appealing to donors and well-wishers to come to the aid of drought victims across the country. According to Haji the drought situation may persist and worsen if the long rains...

Garissa livestock traders urge KMC to settle all outstanding bills

Livestock traders in Garissa now want the Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) to pay their outstanding bills for livestock supplied to the commission. The traders have demanded that the payment must be done before the proposed...

Over 29 lives lost in the Garissa-Isiolo boundary conflict

Garissa Governor Ali Korane now wants Interior CS Dr. Fred Matiang’i to intervene on the boundary dispute between Isiolo and Garissa Counties. Korane says the conflict has claimed an estimated 29 innocent lives so far...

KRA destroys illegal goods worth Ksh 9m in Garissa

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officials have destroyed assorted contraband goods worth Kshs 9 million  in Garissa County. According to Garissa County commissioner Meru Mwangi who oversaw the exercise at the Garissa dumpsite, the illicit...

Registration officials put on notice over corruption allegations

Civil registration officials in Garissa County have been put on notice over allegations of rampant corruption and misuse of public office.   North Eastern Regional Commissioner Mohammed said also on the radar are chiefs and vetting committees adding an investigations...

Chiefs to blame for failure to curb FGM in Garissa

Women leaders from Garissa now want Chiefs and their assistants taken to task if they fail to enforce ban on Female Genital Mutilation. The leaders claim that failure to curb the practice by law enforcement...

Anti radicalization campaign launched in Garissa to combat terrorism

Anti radicalization campaigns have been launched in Garissa County in a move aimed at countering violence extremism.  Dubbed ‘Amka’ the program was initiated by Yaden East Africa in a bid to sensitize youth following the...

690 Police Reservists to be deployed along Kenya-Somalia border

The government has recruited an additional 690 National Police Reservists (NPR) to enhance security along the Kenya-Somalia border. Speaking during the 55th Jamhuri Day celebrations held at Garissa Primary on Wednesday, County Commissioner Joshua Chepchieng’ said...

North Eastern KNUT leaders fault TSC on TTC entry grades

Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) North Eastern Branch have accused the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) for opposing Education CS Amina Mohamed and Kenya National Qualification Authority plan to lower minimum entry points to...
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