West Pokot, Kenya


West Pokot in Kenyan newspapers

Lonyangapuo decries shortage of teachers in West Pokot
West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo has decried a shortage of staff in the county saying the situation has affected education standards. The Governor said on Monday that secondary schools have a 65...
[The Star] 13/03/2018
Police probe theft of ultrasound machine at Kapenguria Hospital
A Sh450,000 ultrasound machine is missing.
[Daily Nation] 08/03/2018
W. Pokot ACK faithful threaten to split from Kitale Diocese
Leadership wrangles have rocked the ACK Kitale Diocese as a faction threatened to form a new diocese to cater for christians from west Pokot county. The dispute has affected activities of the church...
[Mediamax] 05/03/2018
W. Pokot director of health under pressure over poor service
The West Pokot county government has once again found itself on the receiving end with a section of leaders from the county accusing the county administration of laxity in service delivery in the...
[Mediamax] 19/02/2018
Kacheliba primary school closed indefinitely for lack of latrines
Health officials in West Pokot on Friday ordered Kacheliba primary school closed for lack of latrines. Paul Kipkoech, Suam ward public health officer, said the school failed to honour a 14-day notice...
[The Star] 16/02/2018
West Pokot school closed for having 4 latrines for pupils
Kacheliba Mixed Primary School had been given a 14-day notice to dig more latrines, but it did not.
[Daily Nation] 16/02/2018
Zoezi la kusajili makurutu kujiunga na jeshi laingia siku ya pili leo
Zoezi la usajili wa makurutu kujiunga na jeshi linaingia siku ya pili leo zamu ikiwa ya wenyeji wa Msabweni kule Kwale, Chepareria huko west Pokot, Kilgoris huko Narok na Kisumu Central. Vijana wa...
[Mediamax] 13/02/2018
Elgeyo Marakwet, West Pokot counties to flush out cattle rustlers
Residents, peace elders and area leaders drawn from Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot Counties have agreed to coordinate joint peace processes and flush out cattle rustlers in the region. Parties in the...
[KBC Tv] 11/02/2018
Obey the law, Bishop Crowley, MP Moroto tell State officers
A bishop and a Jubilee MP have asked the government to adhere to the rule of law and stop supremacy battles with the Judiciary. Bishop Maurice Crowley of Kitale Catholic Diocese and Kapenguria MP...
[The Star] 10/02/2018
Aikari a West Pokot na Elgeyo Marakwet kuohoya uteithio wa ndawa na irio
Makiria ma andu ngiri igiri nimakaire thirikari kumateithiriria na uteithio wa ndawa na irio kuumana na kugumirwo ni murimu wa Pneumonia thutha wa kuhamurithio na kwaga wuikaro, ni aici a mahiu...
[Mediamax] 09/02/2018
2,000 flee after 70 houses burned in Pokot-Elgeyo bandit attack
More than 2,000 people fled their homes on the West Pokot-Elgeyo Marakwet border after bandits burned at least 70 houses. The houses were torched in a retaliatory attack on Friday, Pokot South deputy...
[The Star] 03/02/2018
DP Ruto points out the need to change Kenya’s politics
Leaders drawn from the ruling Jubilee administration have continued their attack on the opposition over the oathing ceremony of Raila Odinga last Tuesday. Speaking in West Pokot during the launch of...
[Mediamax] 03/02/2018

West Pokot, regional videos

Citizen Extra: Healthcare challenges in West (...)
14 March 2018 at 08:32

Leaders decry over shortage of teachers in (...)
13 March 2018 at 08:35

Citizen Extra: Water Harvesting in West (...)
13 March 2018 at 09:38