Religious leaders launch peace initiative in Isiolo amid simmering tension

An initiative that seeks to restore lasting peace in Isiolo county following days of simmering tensions has been launched. Under the auspices of the Isiolo Interfaith Network, the initiative will see religious leaders embark on...

Isiolo: Family of woman felled by stray bullet demand justice

Calls for a thorough probe into the death of a 31 year-old woman who was felled by a stray bullet reverberated during her burial in Kulamawe area of Isiolo County. Jacqueline Mugure is said to...

Two arrested in Isiolo, AK47 rifle, grenades recovered

Two people have been arrested with one AK47 rifle, 128 rounds of ammunition and two hand grenades in Merti, Isiolo County.  In a statement Monday morning the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), said the two...

Govt to spare no efforts to ensure desert locusts are eliminated

The government says immature swarms of locusts continue to persist mainly in Northern and Central counties. Speaking during a desert locusts control fields trip in Isiolo County, the Government Spokesperson, Col (Rtd) Cyrus Oguna,...

Seven killed amid heightened Isiolo-Wajir-Garissa border conflict

At least seven people have been reported dead along the Isiolo-Garissa-Wajir border in the last one week following a renewal of clashes between neighboring communities. Tension is high in the affected areas even as it...

Pastoralist communities may lose Ksh16B following BBI warns Wario

Hola Member of Parliament Ali Wario has urged pastoralist communities to seek proper interpretation of the Building Bridges' Initiative (BBI) and analyze the content before approving it. Wario said that eight counties in the former...
Four arrested in Marsabit, Isiolo for illegal possession of elephant tusks

Four arrested in Marsabit, Isiolo for illegal possession of elephant tusks

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) security personnel have arrested four suspects in Marsabit and Isiolo Counties for illegal possession of elephant tusks weighing a total of 58.6 kilogrammes. Two of the suspects were nabbed at Laisamis...

Two firearms surrendered in Isiolo as search for illicit guns intensify

Authorities in Isiolo have intensified the search for illegal held firearms in the wake of increased insecurity in parts of the county. The efforts continued to register success after two guns were surrendered to the...

Turkana community decry police brutality in ongoing crackdown

Members of the Turkana community in Isiolo County are now claiming the ongoing police operation in Daaba and other areas of Ngaremara ward to smoke out bandits was targeting and profiling the entire community.   The...
Three schools shut down in Isiolo County amid spiralling insecurity  

Three schools shut down in Isiolo County amid spiralling insecurity  

Residents of Rapsu location, Kinna Ward in Garbatula Sub County have decried what they say is rising insecurity that has seen three schools in the area closed. Grade Four and Standard Eight pupils at Eskot,...
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