West Pokot


West Pokot in Kenyan newspapers

Pokot leaders want perpetrators of banditry arrested
Leaders from the Pokot and Turkana communities are blaming the government for lethargy against the perpetrators of banditry attacks in the region alleging they are well known to security officials....
[KBC Tv] 03/10/2017
10 dead, 400 admitted after malaria outbreak in Baringo, West Pokot
At least 10 people have died from malaria while 400 have been hospitalised in West Pokot and Baringo counties. Tirioko ward administrator Peter Kiptalam confirmed on Tuesday that 10 people, including...
[The Star] 03/10/2017
BOLD WOMAN: I defied cultural barriers to be Pokot's first female Speaker
Mother of four makes history in West Pokot County which is known to shun female leaders due to cultural beliefs
[Daily Nation] 28/09/2017
Woman defies cultural barriers to land county speaker job
Ms Catherine Mukenyang makes history in West Pokot which is known to shun female leaders.
[Daily Nation] 27/09/2017
500kgs of plastic bags seized
West Pokot County National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has seized more than 500 kilogrammes of plastic bags in the area since the national ban that took effect on August 28, 2017. NEMA...
[Kenya News Agency] 25/09/2017
West Pokot County Executive Committee members sworn in
West Pokot governor John Lonyangapuo has called on the former County Executive Committee (CEC) members to hand over their dockets to the newly appointed leadership. Although none of the CECs who...
[Kenya News Agency] 23/09/2017
The courageous voice in this worthwhile fight
Domtila Chesang, 27, from West Pokot County, will stop at nothing until female circumcision is no more.
[Daily Nation] 21/09/2017
Re-elect my husband and you will see how sweet he is - UHURU’s wife, MARGARET, tells Kenyan women
Sunday September 17, 2017 - First Lady Margret Kenyatta has hit the campaign trail for the re-election of her husband, President Uhuru Kenyatta. Speaking during her tour of West Pokot, Margaret...
[Daily Post] 18/09/2017
First Lady surprises many in West Pokot, wins hearts
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta won the hearts of many women in West Pokot when she made a surprise visit to a rural village in Kapenguria Friday where she freely mingled with excited mothers before she...
[KBC Tv] 15/09/2017
Tolgos moves to quell tension after three herders killed
Elgeyo Marakwet leaders have moved to quell tension along the county’s border with West Pokot following the killing of three herders a week ago. The West Pokot herders were shot dead...
[The Star] 15/09/2017
Boda boda rider killed
A middle aged man died on the spot Thursday after he was hit by a passenger vehicle along the Kitale Lodwar highway at Tartar Junction in West Pokot County. The man who was riding a motor cycle...
[Kenya News Agency] 14/09/2017
Africa Development Bank to fund irrigation projects
Africa Development Bank (ADB) and the Kenya government in collaboration with the county government of West Pokot has launched a sh. 300 million irrigation project in the area. The 800 acres of land at...
[Kenya News Agency] 13/09/2017