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Covid-19: Anxiety in Isiolo County as 12 killed in one month

Covid-19 has killed 12 people in Isiolo in the last one month, according to County Health Chief Officer Ibrahim Alio. The 12 include nine who succumbed to the disease in March and three who died at the Covid-19 Intensive Care Unit at Isiolo County Referral Hospital in the last five …

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Isiolo descends into three days of violence after rider’s gruesome murder

By Waweru Wairimu-(Courtesy Daily Nation) Recent events in Isiolo town following last Thursday’s lynching of a boda boda rider for allegedly stealing motorcycle spare parts show how fast conflicts can escalate into war. Officials say the rider, who hailed from Burat ward, was accosted by a group of men in …

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Governor Kuti Unveil County Council of Elders

Isiolo Governor Mohamed Kuti has called on leaders to shun divisive politics and work towards unifying the communities. Speaking yesterday at Isiolo Municipality ground during the official launch of Isiolo County’s Council of Elders forum that brought together elders drawn from all the communities living in Isiolo County. Governor Kuti …

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Reprieve as needy students in Isiolo get bursaries

  By Waweru Wairimu Boru Hussein, a fourth-year economics student at the University of Nairobi, who hails from Wabera Ward in Isiolo County, has been on and off school due to lack of fees and almost gave up on his studies. With no one to support his education, Hussein was …

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NCIC spearhead a mission to review peace and security in Isiolo and Garissa Counties

In an effort to end skirmishes in border disputes between communities residing within Isiolo and Garissa counties, the Commission together with the office of the Regional and County Commissioners in the respective counties and regions conducted peace and security situational analysis meetings in the wake of recent rising hostilities and …

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State will ensure safety of learners amid Covid, Education CAS Bonaya says

By Waweru Wairimu Education Chief Administrative Secretary Mumina Bonaya has reiterated the government’s commitment in ensuring safety of learners who are currently in schools and the others who will report back in January amid a surge in Covid-19 infections. While some schools have been hit by the virus with a …

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Rejoinder| Isiolo County is not hot bed for violent extremists

By Salad Malicha I read Guyo Chepe Turi’s monograph which was laced with mixed-up innuendoes by the Institute for Security Studies titled; “Violent extremists find fertile ground in Kenya’s Isiolo County” with utter bemusement. However, I agree with Turi’s narrative save for his unverified allegations that Isiolo County is …

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Ladies and Gentlemen; this is another sad day when we want to bring to your attention to the never-ending intermittent insecurity skirmishes between Isiolo and Garissa Counties; we continue to feature in the news invariably for the insecurity reasons spearheaded by sadists elements in the society; Insecurity and killings. It …

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Isiolo is tourists preferred destination

By Salad Malicha Isiolo is a town that is located in the middle of Kenya and lies 285 kilometres north of the capital of Kenya, Nairobi. The Isiolo town is also becoming a centre of interest because of its newly acquired status as a resort city cashing in on the …

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