Turkana is banking on irrigation to deal with drought

Turkana county government is banking on irrigation farming to end the culture of relief food reliance. The county administration has set up a 500 acre irrigation farm at Kaitese-Kolioro in Loima Sub County to...

FCDC Governors fault govt on NIIMS registration, call for additional time

Governors from the ASALs counties have faulted the government over lack of civic education on the registration exercise under the National Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS). The Governors have said the lack of awareness and...
Duale calls out Kenya Red Cross on missing billions

Duale calls out Kenya Red Cross on missing billions

National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale wants the Kenya Red Cross to account for billions of shillings Kenyans raised during the previous drought appeal. Daule said Kenya Red Cross like any institution must be accountable to the...

Turkana govt sets aside Ksh 20 million for cultural festival

The Turkana County Government has set aside Ksh 20 million for this year's Turkana cultural festival slated for the 25th -27th of next month.  Dubbed 'Tobong’lore' the festival is expected to attract 12,000 delegates drawn from communities in Kenya, Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Uganda....
Amref Health Africa mediate between Turkana nurses, county leadership

Amref Health Africa mediate between Turkana nurses, county leadership

With health service delivery crippled in a number of counties across the country as a result of the ongoing nurses’ strike, Amref Health Africa in Kenya is now trying to bring Turkana striking nurses...

Turkana leaders hold peace meeting amid rising tensions

Political leaders and security officers from both West Pokot and Turkana Counties held a peace meeting at Kainuk in Turkana County to try and contain tension in the area after six was people were killed...

Turkana oil grievances management committee inaugurated

A committee tasked with resolving disputes in the oil sector has been inaugurated in Lodwar, Turkana County. County Commissioner Seif Matata who is the chairperson of the Turkana Grievances Management Committee presided over the first...

Turkana residents protest against Tullow Oil activities

A section of Turkana legislators are adamant that the on-going impasse over oil mining in the region will drag on unless all underlying issues are ironed out. Turkana South MP, James Lomenen, and his Turkana...
Lodwar market traders protest over insecurity

Lodwar market traders protest over insecurity

More than 200 traders in Lodwar market on Monday protested over what they described as insecurity in the market. They vowed not to pay revenue to the county government unless their demands are met. The traders marched from...

IPOA launches satellite stations to educate public on mandate

The Independent Policing and Oversight Authority (IPOA) has launched satellite stations in several areas around Turkana County in efforts aimed at educating members of the public on its mandate. Authority’s Deputy Chairperson Jedidah Ntoyai...
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