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...

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...

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...

UNHCR donates COVID-19 testing machine to Turkana County

Turkana County has received a GeneXpert machine for testing COVID-19 donated by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Kenya office. Governor Josphat Nanok received the machine as well as PPE kits from Kahin Ismail...

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...

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...
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...
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...

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...

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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