300,000 livestock vaccinated along Kenya, Uganda border

Kenya and Uganda have vaccinated 300,000 cows in a free joint mass vaccination of livestock against the Contagious Bovine Pleura Pneumonia , Lumpy Skin and foot and Mouth diseases which are rampant in the...

Italian govt gives grant of Ksh1b for Wei Wei and last mile connectivity

The Italian government has given a soft loan amounting to Euros 9,187,491 (about Sh. 1 billion) to Wei Wei Integrated Development Project phase 3 in West Pokot County. The release of the funds will see...

West Pokot leaders condemn extrajudicial killings

A section of leaders from West Pokot County are demanding answers following increased cases of extrajudicial killings. The leaders who accuse security agencies of using brutal force against residents, want Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred...

West Pokot leaders express concern over increased killings

West Pokot leaders have expressed concern over increasing killings of livestock traders in the area. The leaders have now given the government one-week ultimatum to end the killings or they take unspecified actions. The leaders led by...

One dead, one critically injured after bandit attack in Chesogon

West Pokot Governor John Lonyang’apuo has accused security agencies in the County of failing to end the constant bandit attacks in the region. Lonyang’apuo said the withdraw of fire arms from the National police reservists...

Low turnout for huduma namba registration in West Pokot

The National Government is consulting with relevant authorities from Uganda to ensure that residents from West Pokot County who have crossed the border in search of pastures are registered for huduma namba. Speaking while officially launching...

Chaos as West Pokot residents protest setting up of sewage plant

Residents of Kaplelachkorol village in West Pokot County have opposed plans to construct a sewerage treatment plant claiming it is a health hazard. The plant aimed at improving sanitation in the region is funded by...

Moroto calls for disbandment of financial audit committees

Kapenguria Member of Parliament Samuel Moroto has called on for the disbandment of Parliamentary Financial and Audit committees for failing the fight against runaway corruption in the Country.   Moroto said the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Public Investment Committee (PIC) have become irrelevant because of the unity between the government...

West Pokot nurses call off strike

More than 400 nurses in West Pokot County have called off their strike, bringing to an end three weeks of suffering by patients in the County. Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN) branch officials said the move was reached...

Govt urged to beef up security along Turkana border

Legislators from West Pokot County are calling on the government to beef up security along the border with Turkana. Kapenguria MP Samuel Moroto and his Pokot South counterpart David Pkosing said there was an urgent need...
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