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PEACE BUILDING CRITICAL FOR DEVELOPMENT OF KARAMOJA CORRIDOR

The County Government is committed and supportive on livelihoods partnership programs that are meant to improve the socio-economic well being of the people of living at the Karamoja cluster who are largely pastoralist,County Secretary Peter Eripete has said. The programmes,he said,should consider the unique scenario of residents, through structured win-win plan that can allow free

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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

CULTURAL INFRASTRUCTURE SITES HANDED OVER TO CONTRACTORS

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Natural Resources, has handed over four project sites to contractors that are aimed at developing cultural infrastructure to stimulate and promote creative cultural industries. Following the handing over of the Kataboi Eco-lodge site for completion, residents of Lokiriama in Loima Sub-county and Namurotung’a Lotubae in Turkana East Sub-county are

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