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Over 80 leaders from Laikipia, Isiolo, Samburu, West Pokot and Baringo will be converged in Nyahururu under a new initiative that seeks an innovative solution to insecurity dogging the region. The County Government of Laikipia in collaboration with the leadership of the neighbouring Counties; Baringo, Samburu, Isiolo and West Pokot came up together with the relevant National Government security agencies to address the issue of security as a key determinant of the social, economic and political outcomes of the greater region. An initial exploratory meeting between the political leadership of Laikipia and Baringo counties together with the National Government and security agencies in Laikipia County was held in Nanyuki on 14th August 2017. This was followed up by the first consultative forum held in Nyahururu at the Laikipia West CDF offices on 23rd August, 2017. The Friday, 8th September, 2017 meeting at Thompson Falls Lodge was a follow-up of the same and attracted greater and keen interest of the entire leadership across the four counties. Known as the ‘Amaya Triangle Initiative’ the convener, Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi, brought on board the Commission of Revenue Allocation. “Equalization fund is supposed to lift counties that are lagging behind in development and which are mostly those in conflict areas. That’s why it’s important to have the CRA,” the convener, Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi said. The leaders will examine how government funds administered by the leaders at various levels can be used to make a difference in the regions to end frequent conflicts by being innovative. “We will particularly explore innovations around economic opportunities like pastoralism like embracing of feedlots, marketing and branding of livestock products such as beef from the counties,” the Laikipia governor said. The focus will also be on the best ways entrenching the rule of law and order and providing civic education from an early age.

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County Governments and doctors register CBAS at labour court

Published: September 27, 2017
County Governments and KMPDU’s Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs) signed in July, were registered at the Milimani Labour Court this morning, 18th September 2017. However, CBAs before Lady Justice Ndolo in Court 3 will be registered tomorrow, Tuesday, 19th September. Lady Justice Ndolo ordered...

Proposed County Water Bill Public Participation

Published: October 02, 2017
Turkana county ministry of water, Irrigation and agriculture together with the ministry of health and sanitation conducted a one day public participation exercise across the County.This was to engage residents in all the seven sub-counties in discussing the proposed county water bill-dubbed...

Community rangers to undergo a three months Training at KWS Law Enforcement Academy- Manyani

Published: October 02, 2017
Turkana County Government (TCG) is devoted to developing wildlife resources in the County and is determined to continue exploring its potentiality to benefit the entire community,Turkana county CEC for Energy ,Environment and Natural Resources Jane Ajele has said . Being the principal owner of...

Brand 006, empowering our women to be self-reliant.

Published: October 18, 2017
I Love Africa Girl's Business incubation centre has been officially opened in Voi sub county. This is a garment industry established through a partnership between the County government, I Love Africa (ILA) and AfricAqua and targets widows and single mothers.Speaking at the launch Governor Granton...

Speech by H.E Governor Ndiritu Muriithi at this year’s world food day, in Igwamiti ward on 16th October, 2017.

Published: October 18, 2017
Honorable Members of County Assembly,Leaders of various farmer groups and cooperatives, Business representativesGovernment officials,Fellow Farmers, our Children and other participants Ladies and Gentlemen,Today is the 39th World Food Day. This day is cerebrated to reflect and heighten public...

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