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Rejoinder| Isiolo County is not hot bed for violent extremists

By Salad Malicha I read Guyo Chepe Turi’s https://issafrica.org/author/guyo-chepe-turi 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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ISIOLO GOVERNOR’S PRESS RELEASE ON THE DETERIORATING SECURITY SITUATION IN ISIOLO SOUTH CONSTITUENCY

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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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Isiolo County is consistent in COVID-19 responses

By Salad Malicha Following the outbreak of COVID-19 in Kenya, first reported on 13th March 2020, data-based evidence has shown that the current outbreak in the various counties in Kenya is through the importation of the virus from counties where transmission is ongoing. The role of the county governments in …

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Isiolo Pastoral Community now embraces fish farming

By Phares Mutembei For all his adult life, Nur Juma, has known cattle rearing as the only lucrative venture that a family can rely on for sustenance. Even when growing up, he woke up to herds upon herds of domestic animals roaming around his neighbourhood of Burat of Isiolo County. …

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Hope for Isiolo farmers as Sh381m irrigation project nears completion

Burat is set to become the breadbasket of Isiolo County as the Sh381 million Game Galana irrigation project funded by the national government nears completion. The project, which is expected to benefit over 500 farmers, will be completed in the next two months, officials said. Speaking when he visited the …

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7 more Covid-19 cases traced to first fatality in Isiolo County

Isiolo County has recorded the highest number of new Covid-19 cases per day today. The Dr Mohammed Kuti-led devolved unit has 10 new cases of the global pandemic infections. They are from both Isiolo North and South constituencies. Isiolo Health CECM Wario Galma confirmed to Whispers that 7 of the …

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Isiolo County sees renewed growth but land grabbers a new headache

By Waweru Wairimu – Courtesy of the “Daily Nation” While Isiolo has witnessed major developments since devolution came into place and become an engine of economic growth, land disputes continue to impede development in the expansive county. The once small dusty Isiolo town that sits at the border with Meru …

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Sh105m water projects to benefit Isiolo residents hit by drought

Residents at far flung areas in Isiolo County hit by acute water shortages will benefit from government water projects worth Sh105 million. The projects seek to build the residents’ resilience during drought and improve their livelihoods. The two water projects to be undertaken in Merti and Garbatulla sub-counties will ensure …

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Isiolo teacher who died of Covid-19 got infected in Kajiado

When President Uhuru Kenyatta opened the economy early this month, Kenyans were happy that they would travel across the country without restrictions but little did they know the more they will be exposed to the deadly Coronavirus. While the country continues to record big numbers of those infected with the …

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