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News and Events

KCB GROUP CEO PROMISES IMPROVED ACCESS TO CAPITAL TO BOOST INVESTMENT IN TURKANA

Lodwar, 3rd August 2021 (Governor’s Press Service)– Governor Josphat Nanok and KCB Group CEO and Managing Director Joshua Oigara yesterday met and agreed to deepen collaboration to boost economic growth and development in Turkana. Oigara is on a tour of Turkana as the bank seeks to increase its presence in the county and announced that

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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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