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...
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 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....
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NGOs support government disarmament exercise

A number of non-governmental organizations have joined forces to support the government disarmament exercise in northern Kenya. The Director IGAD Centre for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development Muchina Munyua has lauded the effort saying there...

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...

KNUT leaders in Turkana welcome ruling to reinstate Sossion

Teachers in Turkana County have welcomed the court ruling on Monday reinstating Knut Secretary General Wilson Sossion to office. County KNUT secretary Peter Ewaat and Chairman Kenyaman Eriong'oa termed the decision as a major victory...

First Lady to open 4th Turkana County Cultural & Tourism Festival

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta will Thursday officially open the 4th Turkana County Cultural and Tourism Festival, popularly known as Tobong’u Lore which means welcome back home. The event whose aim is to showcase the Turkana...
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 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...

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...
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