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News and Events

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 8TH STATE OF COUNTY ADDRESS

Lodwar, 2nd December 2021 (Governor’s Press Service)– Governor Josphat Nanok today delivered his 8th State of the County Address to the County Assembly, which focused on the progress made by the County Government in the eight and a half years of devolution. The Governor stated that devolution had changed the narrative of Turkana, and 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

NAKWAMEKWI AND KANAMKEMER NEXT ON ACCESS ROADS OPENING LIST, LANDS CEC CONFIRMS

The ongoing opening of access roads and back lanes currently underway in Napetet will be rolled over to Kanamkemer,  Nakwamekwi in the next one month and eventually to all areas designated as Municipalities in Turkana County, CEC Esther Lokwee has confirmed. CEC Esther Lokwee in charge of Lands, Energy, Housing and Urban areas also revealed

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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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