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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...
12 member committee formed to restore peace in the North Rift

12 member committee formed to restore peace in the North Rift

A 12 member committee representing leaders from the pastoral region has been formed to work with the national government security team with a view of restoring peace in the North Rift. This follows a meeting...

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...

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...

Ksh 100b project launched to enhance Nothern Kenya

The National Government in partnership with the World Bank has launched a 100 billion shillings project aimed at enhancing capacity of 10 arid and semi arid counties in Northern Kenya. The project seeks to...

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....

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...
Govt urged to construct dams along River Baragoi

Turkana residents want three dams, boreholes constructed

Residents of Turkana County have petitioned Parliament to allocate funds for the construction of at least three dams and three boreholes in Namoniangikala, Lokomori and Moruita. The petitioner filed by Loima MP Jeremiah Ekamais said...

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...
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