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...
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...
Govt seeks support of national police reservists in disarmament 

Govt seeks support of national police reservists in disarmament 

The government expects the National Police Reservists (NPR) to bolster the on-going mop-up of illegal firearms suspected to be in the hands of civilians in Marsabit County. County commissioner Evans Achoki said the county has...

Marsabit residents given seven-day notice to return illegal firearms

The government has issued a seven day notice to Marsabit residents to surrender all illegal firearms before a planned disarmament exercise commences. The order was issued after four people were shot dead during a banditry attack in...

FAO aiding counties in modernising systems of land governance

Marsabit County which has for decades relied on land services from outside, has established a Geographic Information System (GIS) laboratory sponsored jointly by the UN agency Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the national...

Treasury blamed for delaying medical supplies funds

The county government of Marsabit has blamed delays by the National Treasury in releasing funds to the county for an acute shortage of drugs and medical supplies that has hit local health facilities. Deputy governor...
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...

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...

Security agency intercepts illegal firearms in Marsabit

Four suspects are in custody following their arrest on Saturday by the Border Patrol Unit, for supplying arms, ammunition and ration to warring factions in the strife-torn Turbi - Sololo border. According to DCI, the...
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