Turkana County to benefit from Ksh 222M agricultural project

Turkana County to benefit from Ksh 222M agricultural project

The government with the support of the World Bank has this year allocated Ksh 222 million to undertake an agricultural project aimed at improving the livelihoods of the Turkana County residents working in the...

COVID-19: Turkana County Health department rolls out mass testing of staff

County department of Health Services and Sanitation in Turkana is targeting to test about 400 employees for COVID-19 in the next one week. The exercise which is in its third phase is part of the...

Turkwel dam likely to spill over in the next two months

The Turkwel Dam in West Pokot County   is expected to spill over in the next two months following increased water volume due to heavy rainfall witnessed in the area. Kerio valley Development Authority (KVDA)  that...

Water pan construction commences at Lopeipuke in Turkana

Some 57,000 people in Katilu and Kaptir wards are set to benefit from the construction of a water pan by the National Agricultural and Rural Inclusive Growth Project (NARIGP). The site was handed over to...

Turkana County confirms first coronavirus case

Turkana County has reported its first positive case of Covid-19. Deputy Governor Peter Lotethiro on Monday evening confirmed the case moments after Health CAS Dr Mercy Mwangangi delivered the news to the country during national...

203,000 screened for Covid-19 in Turkana County so far

More than 200,000 people have so far been screened for Coronavirus in Turkana County, with only two placed under quarantine at Kenya Medical Training College in Lodwar. Speaking during the handing over of 10,000 facemasks and...

USAID invests Ksh 18b to fight malnutrition among children

The United States Government through USAID has invested Ksh 18billion to reduce malnutrition among children in four Counties Senior officers from USAID met with senior County staff members led by Samburu Deputy Governor Julius Leseeto...
Ksh 33M to be spent on construction of houses in West Pokot

Ksh 33M to be spent on construction of houses in West Pokot

Families displaced by the landslides that hit West Pokot County last year have begun rebuilding new houses. The Kenya Red Cross Society is implementing the reconstruction on behalf of the County Government of West Pokot...

Aukot dismisses Building Bridges Initiative

Third-way Alliance party leader Ekuru Aukot has dismissed the building bridges initiative saying it has nothing good for Kenyans. Aukot says his rejected Punguza Mizigo bill that aimed at amending the constitution had captured...

Child labour fueling spread of HIV/AIDS in Turkana, says AIDS council

Rampant child labour around Lake Turkana is fueling the spread of HIV/AIDS in the lakeside town of Kalokol in Turkana Central Sub-county. According to Turkana County National AIDS Control Council Coordinator, Bernard Mwaura There...
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