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News and Events

GOVERNOR NANOK LAUNCHES KKCF COMPETITIVE BUSINESS CHALLENGE FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES

Lodwar, 14th September 2021 (Governor’s Press Service)– Governor Josphat Nanok today presided over the launch of Local Enterprise Development window of the Kakuma Kalobeyei Challenge Fund, a competitive challenge targeting local businesses in Turkana West. The window seeks to support local SMEs from Turkana County with interest to invest in the Kakuma-Kalobeyei area. Successful businesses

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Trade and Industry

TURKANA COUNTY REAPS BIG FROM DOMESTIC TOURISM

The county hosted The Great Run, a mid-to-long distance driving event, over the weekend which saw Lodwar town and Eliye Springs hoteliers get a business boost in an industry adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Some of the hotel owners shared their appreciation of the County Tourism Directorate for supporting and promoting domestic tourism related

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Community

HUNDREDS OF LIVESTOCK BRANDED AT THE KENYA-UGANDA BORDER

Nakitong’o, 10th May 2021– A week-long exercise of livestock branding targeting Lokipoto and Nakitong’o areas of Turkana West Sub-County has been completed. Over 1600 livestock which included cattle and donkeys were branded by a joint team of officers drawn from the County Veterinary Services directorate, National Government and Lotus Kenya Action for Development organization (LOKADO).

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Culture, Sports and Leisure

BEADERS TRAIN TO IMPROVE TECHNIQUES AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS

The Turkana County Directorate of Culture is holding a ten-day ushanga training workshop in Katilia Ward, Turkana East Sub-County. The training aims to improve bead making skills for the production of quality market-oriented products. The twenty women are being trained on skills such as new design creation, tools and equipment usage, quality finishing, colour-coordination and

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