Samburu County

Jubilee gives women lion's share in North Rift MCA nominations

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Jubilee gives women lion's share in North Rift MCA nominations


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Man lynched after killing Samburu elder

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Man lynched after killing Samburu elder


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We’ll deliver 70% votes for NASA, say Samburu backers

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We’ll deliver 70% votes for NASA, say Samburu backers


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Women from Samburu and Marsabit vow to vote for President Uhuru

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Women from Samburu and Marsabit vow to vote for President Uhuru


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Tales of witchcraft-engraved Kenyan politics

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Tales of witchcraft-engraved Kenyan politics


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Uhuru orders compensation for animals shot by police

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Uhuru orders compensation for animals shot by police


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School to remain shut for four days after pupils attacked their teachers

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School to remain shut for four days after pupils attacked their teachers


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  • Herders trek 240km to create awareness on River Ewaso Nyiro
    Herders trek 240km to create awareness on River Ewaso Nyiro

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    A group of pastoralists walked for more than 200km in a bid to raise awareness on the dwindling volumes of water at the Ewaso Nyiro River. The more than 150 herders — from Isiolo, Samburu and Laikipia counties — trekked for five days to the finish point at Ewaso Nyiro Archer’s Post bridge while others arrived on camels on Friday, having travelled 240km
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    Places: Kenya |  Isiolo |  Samburu |  North Laikipia |  Nyiro |  Mugogodo |  Oloibosoit |  Ewaso |  North Samburu | 

Politics & Government

  • ODM holds primaries in Kakamega, Narok and Samburu counties
    ODM holds primaries in Kakamega, Narok and Samburu counties

    , thepeople.co.ke

    The Orange Democratic party nominations exercise continues on Saturday 15 TH in Kakamega, Narok and Samburu counties, a day after Busia nominations were nullified. Earlier in the morning nominations were delayed in Kakamega county following a hitch in transporting voting materials to the designated polling stations. Shinyalu member of parliament Silverse Anami has however blamed the delay to alleged interference by area governor Wycliffe Ombetsa Oparanya who already secured a direct nomination after going unopposed a move that is said to be in favour of his political opponent and former Shinyalu member of parliament Justus Kizito
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Elections |  Primaries | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Samburu |  Narok |  Kakamega | 

Business

  • State mulls importing animal feed to ease pressure on maize supplies
    State mulls importing animal feed to ease pressure on maize supplies

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    State mulls importing animal feed to ease pressure on maize supplies National Cereals and Produce Board Stores Clerk James Oriku inside the Maralal with a sample of maize grains. Samburu County governor Moses Lenolkulal rejected the maize saying they were found to be unfit for human consumption following a report by Polucon Services Company whereas NCPB authorities say they are fit.PHOTO: MICHAEL SAITOTI. The Government might be forced to import
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    Categories: Business | 
    Tags: Markets |  Imports | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Samburu |  Kirisia |  Maralal | 

Health

  • Seven hospitalised after feasting on sheep's carcass
    Seven hospitalised after feasting on sheep's carcass

    , the-star.co.ke

    Seven people were admitted to Samburu County Referral Hospital on Sunday morning after slaughtering a sick sheep and eating its meat.The three men, two women and two children, from three different families, complained of severe stomach aches, headaches and diarrhoea.Victim Ian Lepaske said: "We decided to slaughter the sheep since it was dying of a unknown disease.""We have been eating dead sheep, goats and cows but have never fallen sick."Duke
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    Categories: Health | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Samburu | 

Society & Culture

  • Woman stabs husband, 30, to death for late drinking, Maralal
    Woman stabs husband, 30, to death for late drinking, Maralal

    , the-star.co.ke

    A 30-year-old man was stabbed to death by his wife in Maralal after he arrived home late from a drinking spree on Sunday dawn. Samburu OCPD Abagaro Guyo said the woman was arrested and detained at Maralal police station for interrogation. This was after her neighbours found a blood-stained kitchen knife hidden under a pillow in their bedroom. The woman had claimed that Zachary Wambugu died as a resulting of injuries he sustained after attempting to jump through the fence
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    Tags: Women |  Men |  Husbands |  Marriage |  Social Issues |  Violence |  Domestic Violence | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Samburu |  Kirisia |  Maralal | 

Education

  • Samburu varsity students warn Jubilee over threats to judiciary
    Samburu varsity students warn Jubilee over threats to judiciary

    , the-star.co.ke

    An association of university students hailing from Samburu on Wednesday held demos in Maralal town in defence of Supreme Court judges. They said the protests by the Jubilee Party supporters were uncalled for as it amounted to intimidation of judges at the apex court. Jubilee supporters opposed to the nullification of President Uhuru Kenyatta's win in the August 8 election protested outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday
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    Categories: Education |  Law & Crime | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Samburu |  Maralal |  Maralal | 

Farming

  • Armed herders break into woman’s farm for pasture
    Armed herders break into woman’s farm for pasture

    , the-star.co.ke

    A farmer in Suguta on the Samburu-Laikipia counties border is counting Sh10 million losses. A group of armed herders broke the fence, grazed their cattle on her farm at night and destroyed crops. The 10 herders were armed with guns, spears and clubs. They destroyed the electric fence and two other fences before they sneaked in their livestock. They scared off the caretaker who left at around 9pm. “I found
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    Categories: Farming | 
    Tags: Farms |  Animal Husbandry |  Livestock |  Herding |  Herders | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Samburu |  Lorroki |  Suguta Marmar | 

Travel & Recreation

  • Safaris and more at Samburu, Kenya
    Safaris and more at Samburu, Kenya

    , maltatoday.com.mt

    Picture Pride Rock, from the Lion King animated film, and then you look around you and then you realise - “Wow! Yes, this is it!” This is the gateway to Samburu National Park, found in the northern, central part of Kenya and is home to the Samburu tribe, a tribe that has been around for a fair amount of time and has kept up with most of their traditions and have held their cultural identity to high esteem
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    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Travel & Tourism | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Samburu |  Malta | 

Law & Crime

  • Samburu varsity students warn Jubilee over threats to judiciary
    Samburu varsity students warn Jubilee over threats to judiciary

    , the-star.co.ke

    An association of university students hailing from Samburu on Wednesday held demos in Maralal town in defence of Supreme Court judges. They said the protests by the Jubilee Party supporters were uncalled for as it amounted to intimidation of judges at the apex court. Jubilee supporters opposed to the nullification of President Uhuru Kenyatta's win in the August 8 election protested outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday
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    Categories: Education |  Law & Crime | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Samburu |  Maralal |  Maralal | 

Life & Style

  • Woman stabs husband, 30, to death for late drinking, Maralal
    Woman stabs husband, 30, to death for late drinking, Maralal

    , the-star.co.ke

    A 30-year-old man was stabbed to death by his wife in Maralal after he arrived home late from a drinking spree on Sunday dawn. Samburu OCPD Abagaro Guyo said the woman was arrested and detained at Maralal police station for interrogation. This was after her neighbours found a blood-stained kitchen knife hidden under a pillow in their bedroom. The woman had claimed that Zachary Wambugu died as a resulting of injuries he sustained after attempting to jump through the fence
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    Tags: Women |  Men |  Husbands |  Marriage |  Social Issues |  Violence |  Domestic Violence | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Samburu |  Kirisia |  Maralal |