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News and Events

SH60 MILLION BOOST FOR ACUTE MALNUTRITION ALLEVIATION IN TURKANA

County Department of Health and Sanitation, in partnership with USAid Nawiri Project, have launched Community Health System Action Research, worth Ksh60 million, focused on sustainably reducing the prevalence of persistent acute malnutrition across Turkana County. This comes after two years of exhaustive research to identify the gaps that hinder sustainable reduction of acute malnutrition cases.

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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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