Govt set to commence disarmament in the northern region to fix insecurity

Plans are underway for a major security operation in Northern Kenya specifically aimed at disarming feuding communities in Marsabit and neighboring counties. Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i says the exercise is part of the...

Ethiopian PM Abiy due in Kenya Wednesday for state visit

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is due in Kenya on Wednesday for a two-day state visit. According State House spokesperson Kanze Dena Mararo, President Uhuru Kenyatta will receive the Ethiopian leader in Moyale, Marsabit County. In...
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...
Illegal gun holders have until Wednesday to hand them over

Illegal gun holders have until Wednesday to hand them over

The government is warning of retrospective action against those who fail to surrender illegally held firearms before the lapse of the amnesty period. Speaking in Isiolo during a sensitization meeting that brought together  peace ambassadors...
DCI rescues 16 aliens being trafficked along Marsabit-Isiolo Highway

DCI rescues 16 aliens being trafficked along Marsabit-Isiolo Highway

A multi-agency team of officers has rescued 16 aliens who were being trafficked along Marsabit-Isiolo Highway. The 16 were on board three vehicles when they were rescued. Six individuals who were ferrying the aliens have also...
38 girls rescued from FGM and early marriage

38 girls rescued from FGM and early marriage

38 girls from Samburu and Marsabit Counties have been rescued from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and early marriages. The girls were freed from undergoing the harmful cultural practices following interventions by an Anti-FGM project dubbed...

Youth urged to take advantage of Kazi Mtaani programmes

The youth in Marsabit County have been urged to take mentoring sessions being undertaken during the Kazi Mtaani programme activities in order to have a foundation for a brighter future. Marsabit Town Municipal manager Boru...
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Officers asked to adhere to directives as they discharge duties

The National Gun Owner’s Association has asked police officers to adhere to the health directives on how to protect themselves as they discharge their duties during this pandemic. The association noted that police are in...

Communities call for inter-state joint efforts to combat banditry

Pastoralist communities living along the Kenya-Ethiopia border have proposed an inter-state approach in addressing cattle rustling and banditry menace in the area. The residents from Moyale and Sololo sub-counties have for a long time borne...

Assembly passes Ksh7.8b budget for Marsabit County

Marsabit County Assembly has unanimously endorsed a Ksh7.8 billion budget for the 2020/2021 financial year proposed by the Executive. The County allocated Ksh3.5 billion for Development while Recurrent expenditure got Ksh 4.3 billion of the...
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