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TOBONG’U LORE A TRUE MODEL FOR SUSTAINABLE PEACE- FIRST LADY MARGARET KENYATTA

TOBONG’U LORE A TRUE MODEL FOR SUSTAINABLE PEACE- FIRST LADY MARGARET KENYATTA By Governor’s Press Service First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has termed the annual Turkana Tourism and Cultural Festival, Tobong’u Lore as an effective tool for fostering peace and regional integration. Speaking today when she officially opened the three-day festival at the Ekaales Centre, the first

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Trade & Industry

CALL FOR EXHIBITORS TOBONG’U LORE 2018

Turkana County will be hosting the 4th Tourism & Cultural Festival from 19th-21st April 2018 at Ekalees Centre, Lodwar.The festival will showcase Turkana’s cultural heritage and diversity. We invite interested exhibitors to participate in the event subject to satisfying the set criteria. Youth, Women, People with disabilities and other marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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Community

TEAM TO DRIVE USHANGA KENYA INITIATIVE IN TURKANA LAUNCHED

A team to foster and manage beadwork production among women in Turkana through the Ushanga Kenya Initiative has been launched today. The Ushanga County team will be chaired by the Deputy Governor Peter Lotethiro and will include the County Executive Committee Member for Tourism, Chief Officers for Finance and Economic Planning, Gender and Social Services,

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Culture, Sports & Leisure

Back to Humanity’s Birthplace – #TembeaTurkana

Kenya is endowed with the richest pre-historic fossil heritage dating over 100 Million years ago, back into the dinosaur age. The Lake Turkana eco-system is amongst Kenya’s six World Heritage Sites. The lake is the world’s largest desert as well as alkaline lake containing the largest Nile crocodile population. Home of the Turkana Boy The

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