New WFP country director pledges support for nutrition programmes

The World Food Programme (WFP) has expressed its commitment to supporting nutrition programmes in Turkana County, with the aim of moving beyond subsistence to commercial food production. Newly appointed World Food Programme Country Director, Lauren...

Silale MCA records statement over recent flare-ups in Kapedo

Silale Member of County Assembly Nelson Lotela has presented himself to the Directorate of Criminal Investigation to record statement over the recent flare-ups in Kapedo, Baringo County. This comes days after Interior Cabinet Secretary...

Tension high in Kapedo after bandit attack

Tension is high in Kapedo on the Baringo-Turkana border after a General Service Unit officer was killed in a banditry attack in the volatile region. Confirming the incident, Baringo county police commander Robinson Ndhiwa...

Turkana unveils first quality policy for medical laboratory operations

Turkana residents will soon start enjoying better laboratory services after the county started the process of rolling out the first ever Turkana County Laboratory Quality Policy Manual. Speaking in Lodwar town Saturday, upon receipt of...

Govt’ tracking politicians fanning deadly conflict in restive Kapedo

The government has put on notice politicians fueling violence in Turkana East and Tiaty Constituencies, warning that those found culpable will face the full force of the law. Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya says...
Communities hosting refugees reap benefits from Ksh 10B projects

Communities hosting refugees reap benefits from Ksh 10B project

Communities hosting refugees in the country have started to benefit from government projects under the Ksh 10 billion Kenya Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project. Speaking during a two-day project inspection tour of Turkana West...

Plans to establish an International University in Turkana kicks off

Plans to establish an International University in Turkana County have already kicked off after local leaders committed to supporting the process. During the meeting held in Lodwar, the leaders agreed to kick off the engagement...

Passengers narrowly escape death in Lodwar bus accident

Thirty passengers including a six-month-old infant narrowly escaped death on Monday morning when the bus they were traveling in was swept by river Kawalase on the outskirts of Lodwar Town. The bus belonging to Mwanake...

Four prisoners escape from COVID-19 isolation facility in Turkana

Police in Lodwar are searching for four prisoners who escaped from a Covid-19 isolation centre on Wednesday night. County executive in charge of Health Jane Ajele says the four had not fully recovered from the...
Over 9000 households to benefit from desert locust control interventions

Over 9000 households to benefit from desert locust control interventions

Communities affected by the recent desert locust invasion are set to benefit from a joint livelihoods recovery efforts by the County Government and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). The programme launched on Wednesday...
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