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Turkana County Government marks World Environment Day

Lodwar, June 6, 2021 (Governor’s Press Service) There is need for individuals and institutions to prioritize tree growing and other  environmental conservation activities in order to restore the natural ecosystem, Peter Lotethiro the Deputy Governor of Turkana County has said. Speaking during the World’s Environment Day at the Queen of …

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Meru Governor Kiraitu Muriungi Quits Jubilee Party

Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi and a Jubilee official in the county have indicated they will sever links with the party. In what signals a revolt against President Uhuru Kenyatta by some Mt Kenya leaders, Mr Murungi and Jubilee Meru Branch Secretary-General Alhaji Mwendia cited betrayal, lack of financial accountability and …

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Kidney patients in Isiolo benefit from KNH outreach programme

Eight kidney patients have benefited from specialised treatment during a one-day outreach programme by the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in partnership with the Isiolo County Health department. Experts led by Prof Seth McLigeyo, a kidney specialist, and Dr Nancy Wang’ombe, the transplant coordinator at KNH, together with doctors at Isiolo …

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Fresh clashes erupt along Garissa-Isiolo border

Three people have been killed and a police reservist seriously injured in fresh attacks along the Isiolo-Garissa border. Lagdera Deputy County commissioner Philip Koima said preliminary reports showed 70 armed bandits attacked Kampi Samaki village in Garissa County on Sunday at around 1 pm. The injured National Police Reservist identified …

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Mandera Governor Ali Roba reshuffles his Cabinet

By Manase Otsialo Mandera Governor Ali Roba has reshuffled his Cabinet, saying this will enhance service delivery in the county. In an executive, Mr Roba said his decision was informed by the need for transparency and accountability in all departments. “I have made this decision after considering the need to enhance efficiency, …

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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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50 Nairobi MCAs contracted coronavirus, says Majority leader

50 Nairobi MCAs contracted coronavirus, says Majority leader Nairobi assembly Majority leader Abdi Guyo says he contracted Covid-19 and infected members of his family. He spent almost three weeks in isolation at home after testing positive on March 19. The Majority leader on Tuesday moved a motion of adjournment, saying …

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Marsabit to integrate women, youth in peace building

By Jacob Walter As ethnic clashes continue to ripple through Marsabit County, State and non-State actors have changed tact to integrate women and youth in peace building efforts. In what appears to be a unique opportunity to shift the societal status quo in favour of greater inclusivity for the county’s …

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Frontier counties seek new ways to end ethnic clashes

By Abdimalik Hajir– Courtesy: “The Standard” Frontier Counties Development Council is developing a policy to help end perennial inter-ethnic violence in 10 counties dominated by pastoralists. The council’s Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Guled said the document seeks to analyse constraints and gaps in existing policy, laws and institutions in a …

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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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