Nakwamoru and Kapelibok schemes inspected ahead of completion

  The schemes which were scheduled for rehabilitation and handed over to contractors were inspected by Officials from the Agriculture and Land reclamation Department.   The 12.5 hectares (ha) Nakwamoru model drip irrigation project whose scope of works include construction of Steel tank of capacity 50,000 litres, Installation of 29 Shade nets of size( 8 […]

Turkana and Carissa County Officials, UNHCR assess the KISEDP in Turkana and Garissa

Officials from Turkana, Garissa and UNHCR, conducted a comprehensive assessment of the Kalobeyei Integrated Socio-Economic Development Program (KISEDP) in Kakuma and Kalobeyei. Led by the Deputy Governors Dr. John Erus and Abdi Dagane, alongside with representatives from UNHCR, carried out the assessment aimed to evaluate the collaborative efforts between the counties and UNHCR in addressing […]

County Marks World Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, Celebrates med lab staff

  Officials from the Department of Health and Sanitation, yesterday, celebrated the World Medical Laboratory Professionals Week to honour the efforts of Laboratory Professionals in ensuring accurate diagnoses and effective patient care.   The medical laboratory Professionals drawn from all sub-counties in Turkana celebrated the day as well as shared their performance, achievements and gaps […]

Kenyan delegation visits water solutions tech manufacturer in Denmark

  Copenhagen, 19th April, 2024 The Kenyan delegation led by Eng Samuel Alima, the Secretary of Water at the Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation, is on its fifth and final day of the visit, after visiting AVK, a Danish global player in the manufacture of technology solutions for water, wastewater, gas and fire applications. […]

County, WHH distributes Non Food Items to Lake Turkana Floods Victims

  The County Government in partnership with Welt Hunger Hilfe (WHH) distributed Non-food Items (NFI’s) to households that were displaced by raising water levels in Lake Turkana. The exercise was conducted over a five days period, benefitting hundreds of residents at Namukuse and Long’ech in Kangatotha Ward, Turkana Central. Water storage tanks, water purifying tablets, […]

County, KWVA complete mass vaccination for Dogs against Rabies

  The County Directorate of Veterinary Services in collaboration with The Kenya Women Veterinary Association(KWVA) has completed a 3-day comprehensive mass vaccination and deworming campaign for dogs, cats and donkeys. The initiative dubbed ‘Kick Rabies and Hydatidosis out of Turkana’ also entailed Neuter/castration and spay for dogs and cats in Kalokol, Kakuma and Nanam areas […]

Trade Department trains local SMEs on new Loan Management System

  Lodwar, 18th April, 2024   The County Government through the Department of Trade, Enterprise Development, Youth and Gender Affairs has trained SMEs in Turkana on a simple system that can be utilized for access and management of credit from the County Biashara Fund.   The Turkana County Business Loan Management System (TCBLMS), is part […]

Calls for comprehensive policy to advocate disability rights required, Rights group demands

  Lodwar, 18th April, 2024 The Rights Group that furthers the agenda of People With Disability in the County, consisting of Humanity and Inclusion (HI)- World Food Program (WFP), National Chambers of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI), Turkana Chapter and the National Council of Persons With Disabilities (NCPWD) have amplified calls for a comprehensive policy that […]

County asks Energy Sector Partners to support development of Turkana Energy Centre in Kakuma

  The County Government has prioritised the development of Turkana Energy Centre in Kakuma this year. This follows the potential availability for solar, wind, hydro, geothermal and other renewable, as well as the traditional energy sources. While meeting the Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation (REREC) team, who paid her a courtesy call, the Chief […]