West Pokot


West Pokot in Kenyan newspapers

Border schools deserted as Marakwet-Pokot conflict escalates
County director of Education tells tutors not to abandon duty as security is being enhanced by State More than 100 teachers from public primary and secondary schools at the volatile Chesegon area...
[Mediamax] 14/01/2018
Shule ya wavulana ya Kapenguria yafungwa kwa muda usiojulikana
Shule ya wavulana ya Kapenguria imefungwa kwa muda usiojulikana. Hii ni baad aya wanafunzi kuzua rabsha shuleni humo kulalamikia uhamisho wa mwalimu mkuu James Omayo. Hayo yakijiri, vurumai zilizuka...
[Mediamax] 11/01/2018
Disabled student stranded for lack of fees in Pokot
A physically challenged student from West Pokot county who scored 357 marks during last year’s KCPE exams may not realize her dream of joining Turkana girls high school for lack of fees. Esther...
[Mediamax] 09/01/2018
Kerio residents sleep in snake-infested caves as war brews
Hundreds of residents at the border of West Pokot and Elgeyo Marakwet are sleeping in snake-infested caves following fresh violence in the Kerio Valley. Attackers from both sides have for the last...
[The Star] 08/01/2018
Tension as three are killed along Marakwet, West Pokot border
Tension remains high along the Elgeyo Marakwet – West Pokot counties border following a bandit attack that left three people dead and hundreds of livestock stolen. West Pokot County leaders led by...
[KBC Tv] 07/01/2018
Leaders from West Pokot County decry over poor health services
A section of leaders from West Pokot county have faulted the county government for alleged poor management of the county’s health sector after the Kenya Power and Lighting Company allegedly...
[Mediamax] 06/01/2018
Five bandits killed, six injured in renewed Kerio Valley clashes
Five suspected bandits were shot dead during a fierce gun battle following an attack on a village in Marakwet East on Friday. The armed cattle rustlers were shot dead in two separate incidents at...
[The Star] 06/01/2018
Kenya declared Guinea-worm-free, awaits WHO nod
Experts visited 21 counties among them the three former endemic counties of Turkana, West Pokot and Trans Nzoia.
[The EastAfrican] 30/12/2017
Mbeu njithi kuuma West Pokot kunyitanira na athaki a Tanzania
Athaki a mithako ma ngerekano na thenema kuuma bururi wa Tanzania hamwe na unyitaniri na athaki a kaunti ya Pokot ya ithuiro, nimanyitaniire kurehaga mithako iyo hamwe undu uria ukuhe mieke ya wira...
[Mediamax] 26/12/2017
Knut to defend head teachers moved without valid reason - official
Knut has warned that transferring head teachers of schools that excelled in the just released KCSE exams will affect the stability of the institutions. West Pokot branch secretary Martin Sembeleo said...
[The Star] 22/12/2017
West pokot Boda boda riders blamed over burning of a truck
Boda boda riders from West Pokot County have been blamed for the recent burning of a truck that is alleged to have hit and killed a motor cyclist in Kapenguria. Governor Prof. John Lonyangapuo and a...
[Mediamax] 19/12/2017
West Pokot invests in farming and livestock for food security
As peace prevails in West Pokot, the county wants the sound of guns silenced for good by the productivity of agriculture and animal husbandry. It is testing soils to determine the fertilisers needed,...
[The Star] 17/12/2017