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GOVERNOR NANOK APPEALS FOR ADHERENCE TO SAFETY MEASURES TO GUARD AGAINST CORONA VIRUS INFECTION

Residents of Turkana have been urged to observe safety and hygiene measures to safeguard against the novel corona virus infection. In a press briefing today at the County Government offices, the Governor called for strict observance of guidance on social distancing, handwashing and respiratory hygiene. He decried the lack of discipline in following the directives

GOVERNOR NANOK PRESS RELEASE ON CORONA VIRUS DISEASE PREPAREDNESS IN TURKANA COUNTY

Background Information A contagious respiratory disease that was first detected in Wuhan City,  Hubei Province in People’s Republic of China in December 2019 has spread to 146 Countries, including Kenya. This has necessitated WHO to declare Coronavirus Disease (COVID)-19 a pandemic. Kenya now has three confirmed cases of COVID 19.Turkana has not reported any case

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Trade & Industry

FRONTIER COUNTIES MEET TO REVIEW BILL TO ESTABLISH THE BLOC AS LEGAL ENTITY

Lodwar, September 10th, 2019 – Member Counties of the Frontier Counties Development Council (FCDC) are meeting in Lodwar to review a bill which once passed by County Assemblies will make the regional bloc a legal entity. FCDC Chairman and Mandera Governor Ali Roba who opened the sensitization workshop of Speakers, Members of County Assemblies, Executive

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Community

COUNTY CONDUCTS SURVEILLANCE ON ZOONOTIC DISEASES

The County directorate of veterinary services yesterday completed a risk assessment  on Zoonotic diseases like Brucella that involved sampling of blood from different goats and sheep. Zoonotic are infectious disease caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites that spread from non-human animals (usually vertebrates) to humans. The  exercise under  the One Health Program covered several parts of Loima

STABILITY IN TURKANA SOUTH SHOULD STRENGTHEN FARMING RESILIENCE- DR. LOLELEA

County Chief Officer for Agriculture and Land Reclamation Dr. Jacob Lolelea has said that the current peace stability along the riverine belt in Turkana South Sub-County should motivate farming efforts in the region. He stated that farmers should utilize the peaceful environment and government support to rejuvenate their efforts of crop production that he said

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Culture, Sports & Leisure

PARTNERING WITH SWEDISH SCHOOLS OF ART TO PRESERVE TURKANA CULTURE

Deputy Governor Peter Lotethiro said Turkana County Government is in the forefront in the promotion and preservation of culture when the Swedish School of Arts delegation paid him a courtesy call at the County Headquarters. “We want our young people to understand where they came from and to know their culture or they will be

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