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Kenya’s dry-land communities harness irrigation technologies to beat famine

Philip Esokon grew up in a sparsely populated village located in the southern fringes of northern Kenyan county of Turkana where climatic shocks have...
Latest figures show that 38 per cent of children under five are affected by stunting – children too short for their age due to lack of nutrients, suffering irreversible damage to brain capacity.

Kenya launches US$5 million program to combat malnutrition

Kenya's northern county of Turkana in partnership with international charities on Thursday launched a 500 million shillings (5 million U.S dollars) program to promote...

Security fears as Kenya begins to transport oil

Shortly after President Uhuru Kenyatta led the country to celebrate the feat of Kenya joining the league of global oil producers, concerns were raised...
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Bandit attacks threaten public transport in northwest Kenya

When Emmanuel Ekeno sold part of his herd to engage in public transport business, popularly known as matatu, he was hoping for a bright...

HelpAge International distributes cash and livestock to drought-hit older people in Turkana County

HelpAge International has began providing assistance to vulnerable older people and their families most affected by the devastating drought in Kenya’s Turkana County. ...

Kenya’s Turkana residents demand fair share of oil windfall

In the past three years, there have been numerous protests in the vast and semi-arid region as locals demand jobs and monetary compensation. ...

Kenya and South Sudan collaborate on fibre optic cable system

Kenya's ICT Authority said the two countries will be connected to a high-speed fibre optic cable within the next two years, enhancing communication and...
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Kenya starts registration of illegal small arms

Kenyan government on Wednesday kicked off registration of illegally acquired firearms across the country. Speaking at the launching ceremony in Turkana County of...

Kenya country donates land for Kakuma refugee camp expansion

Kenya's Turkana County on Saturday donated land to cater for expansion of Kakuma refugee camp that has hosted refugees mainly from South Sudan for...

Police arrest terror suspect in northwest Kenya

Kenya's security officers said on Tuesday they are holding a terror suspect who was arrested in Lodwar town in northwest region on terrorism suspicion....

Kenya’s cattle rustling menace leaves families shattered

by Robert Manyara The thorny shrubs path foot leads to Keekunyuk village, a remote village in southwest of Turkana County in northwest Kenya. For...

Kenyan pastoralists urged to surrender illegal firearms

Security chiefs on Thursday ordered pastoralists in Turkana and West Pokot counties in northwest Kenya to hand over unlicensed firearms to the authorities....