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COUNTY GOVERNMENT SETS UP CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY FUND, SETS ASIDE SH441MILLION FOR RELIEF FOOD

By Governor’s Press Service Turkana County Government has established a COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to help the government mobilize resources to effectively address the current pandemic and has allocated an initial Sh479.8m through the supplementary a budget. Governor Josphat Nanok has said that the County Government has committed Ksh 441m of the fund for relief

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

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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

PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP WOULD ENHANCE EFFECTIVE E-SURVEILLANCE ON LIVESTOCK DISEASES- CECM AEMUN

County executive for Agriculture, Pastoral Economy and Fisheries Philip Aemun has said that a collaboration between the County Government and partners on electronic livestock diseases reporting would support early detection and timely response on outbreaks thus cushioning pastrolist from adverse socio-economic risk posed by the diseases. Noting of human resource challenges to track diseases due

VETERINARY DIRECTORATE READY TO CURB SPREAD OF LIVESTOCK DISEASES-CEC AEMUN

The veterinary services directorate is on high alert to curb spread and control of livestock diseases following of  migration of large herds of livestock from  Uganda, County Executive Committee Member for Agriculture, Pastoral Economy and Fisheries Philip Aemun has said . The huge influx of livestock, CECM Aemun said would lead to increased interaction and

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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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