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Lopurio is located about 30 km away from Marti town along Maralal-Baragoi road. Clashes between the rival cattle herding pastoralists are common in northern Kenya, with herders often carrying guns to protect their animals, but the recent fighting has been unusually heavy. Livestock herding is the main ...
The works have been delivered in an efficient, timely and cost effective way. On completion, the 428 km 400 kilovolt (kV) transmission will transport the green power generated by the the Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) project to the national grid at Suswa (near Longonot), via Baragoi, South Horr, Marti, ...

It all sounds like paradise, but Baragoi is also the "valley of death" -- the land where lawlessness reigns and bandits rule. In 2012, 42 police officers and reservists were killed here after bandits descended on them from the wild. I am in Baragoi, about 500 kilometres north-west of Nairobi, and 100 kilometres ...
“Actually, the Samburu believe if the Turkana leave Baragoi, the Samburu will starve because they will lack essential commodities including foodstuff. Yet on the other hand they want the Turkanas to go back to Turkana County – a paradox!” says Kona, highlighting the complexity of the relationship between ...
Tension is high in Lomirok, Baragoi in Samburu North after a 20-year-old man was seriously injured in a failed cattle raid incident. Lothur Ekitara was among a group of four herders who were grazing camels when they were ambushed by armed cattle rustlers on Saturday evening. Speaking on his hospital ...
It was a relief for seven people charged with the brutal killing of 42 police officers and reservists in an ambush in Suguta Valley, Baragoi, Samburu County. The suspects, a ward representative, two chiefs, two assistant chiefs and two police reservists were acquitted of the killings of the police on November ...

From left: Mr Ewoi Losike, Mr Ekai Loyee, Mr Loomwa Looyen, Mr Jeremiah Ekurao, Mr Sammy Amojong Lothuro, Mr Christopher Lokarach and Nachola Ward Representative Lawrence Sebastian Lorunyei when they appeared before the High Court in Nakuru on September 22, 2017. Justice Maureen ...
Three people have been killed and eight others seriously injured in a banditry attack in Baragoi town, Samburu County. Two of the casualties were critically injured— one shot in the head and the other in the chest. 5 HOURS. The eleven were shot on Sunday evening in an ambush by rustlers believed to be ...
Three people were shot dead and two others seriously injured during an attack at Bendera village in Baragoi town, Samburu County. An unknown number of cattle was also stolen and driven towards Suguta valley in the 8am Friday incident. READ: Two die in retaliatory attack in Baragoi. HOSPITAL.
Administrative Police officers carry the remains of their colleagues killed in an attack in Sukuta Valley in Baragoi in November 2012. Seven suspects charged in connection with the murder of 42 police officers in the attack now want the case dropped due to lack of evidence. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA ...
Armed residents in Bendera, Baragoi in Samburu North patrol on March 19, 2017 after the 2am bandit attack where one attacker was killed. PHOTO | GODFREY ... Security has been heightened in Baragoi, Samburu North after an attempted cattle raid that led to killing of one person while another injured.
Thursday March 9 2017. Mr John Leola receives treatment at the Samburu County Referral Hospital on March 9, 2017 after he was shot and injured by cattle rustlers in Baragoi. PHOTO | GODFREY OUNDOH | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
The commissioner advised the families of those killed to make a formal complaint at Baragoi police station so investigations are launched. Kinyua denied claims by local politicians that police officers in the area sleep on their jobs. "We have deployed enough police officers to Suyian and Marti areas.
Chief Karoli Leraul said armed bandits from a neighbouring community have stolen more than 7,000 cattle since July last year. Area leaders are expected to hold a security meeting in Baragoi on Tuesday to discuss the way forward. Residents have also threatened to walk for more than 400km to Interior CS ...
Speaking in Baragoi after a security meeting on Saturday evening, the governor noted that for many years, cattle rustlers have killed herders during planned raids. Lenolkulal further noted that locals and security agents usually focus on recovering animals only. "For victims to get justice, elders should ...
Tension and panic has rocked Suyan village in Baragoi after raiders descended on herders, killing two of them and later escaped with over 200 heads of cattle. According to Red Cross officials, three more people sustained serious injuries in the attack and have been admitted to the Maralal Referral ...
Tension is high in Lomirok, Baragoi in Samburu North after a 20-year-old man was seriously injured in a failed cattle raid incident. Lothur Ekitara was among a group of four herders who were grazing camels when they were ambushed by armed cattle rustlers on Saturday evening. Speaking on his hospital ...

Elsewhere, tension is high at Lomirok area of Baragoi in Samburu North sub-county after a man was shot and injured in a failed cattle raid. Lothur Ekitara was in a group of four herders who were ambushed by a group of armed rustlers on Saturday evening. However, the four fought off the raiders who fled ...
Nachola Ward residents of Baragoi await for government and National Drought Management Authority officials to purchase their hunger-stricken goats during the official kick off of the Livestock off set programme in Samburu North on February 23, 2017. opinion. Lodwar — In 2006 a toothless goat made ...
He teaches Kiswahili and history at Mwangaza Muslim Mixed Day School, in Maralal, Samburu County. According to his profile, Abdikadir says that after university, he returned to teach in Baragoi, Samburu County. The region has in recent past seen a mass exodus of teacher, with trainees filling up the gap.
He urged pastoralists, who had moved from Wamba to Baragoi in search of water and pasture, to return home so that security can be restored. The commissioner also called upon politicians to campaign against alcoholism without fear of losing support. Kinyua told security officers to enforce law and order ...
Nachola Ward residents of Baragoi await for government and National Drought Management Authority officials to purchase their hunger-stricken goats during the official kick off of the Livestock off set programme in Samburu North on February 23, 2017. The persistent drought has forced parents to marry off ...
From left: Mr Ewoi Losike, Mr Ekai Loyee, Mr Loomwa Looyen, Mr Jeremiah Ekurao, Mr Sammy Amojong Lothuro, Mr Christopher Lokarach and Nachola Ward Representative Lawrence Sebastian Lorunyei when they appeared before the High Court in Nakuru on September 22, 2017. Justice Maureen ...
It was a relief for seven people charged with the brutal killing of 42 police officers and reservists in an ambush in Suguta Valley, Baragoi, Samburu County. The suspects, a ward representative, two chiefs, two assistant chiefs and two police reservists were acquitted of the killings of the police on November ...
From left: Mr Ewoi Losike, Mr Ekai Loyee, Mr Loomwa Looyen, Mr Jeremiah Ekurao, Mr Sammy Amojong Lothuro, Mr Christopher Lokarach and Nachola Ward Representative Lawrence Sebastian Lorunyei when they appeared before the High Court in Nakuru on September 22, 2017. Justice Maureen ...
Three people have been killed and eight others seriously injured in a banditry attack in Baragoi town, Samburu County. Two of the casualties were critically injured— one shot in the head and the other in the chest. 5 HOURS. The eleven were shot on Sunday evening in an ambush by rustlers believed to be ...
Three people have been killed and eight others seriously injured in a banditry attack in Baragoi town, Samburu County. Two of the casualties were critically injured— one shot in the head and the other in the chest. 5 HOURS. The eleven were shot on Sunday evening in an ambush by rustlers believed to be ...
Three people were shot dead and two others seriously injured during an attack at Bendera village in Baragoi town, Samburu County. An unknown number of cattle was also stolen and driven towards Suguta valley in the 8am Friday incident. READ: Two die in retaliatory attack in Baragoi. HOSPITAL.
Cattle carcases dot Bendera in Baragoi, Samburu North where residents say they now pose a health risk. Hundreds of animals have died due ... There is a health scare in Baragoi, Samburu County following massive deaths of starved animals due to the prolonged drought. A public health official has termed ...
Administrative Police officers carry the remains of their colleagues killed in an attack in Sukuta Valley in Baragoi in November 2012. Seven suspects charged in connection with the murder of 42 police officers in the attack now want the case dropped due to lack of evidence. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA ...
Administrative Police officers carry the remains of their colleagues killed in an attack in Sukuta Valley in Baragoi in November 2012. Seven suspects charged in connection with the murder of 42 police officers in the attack now want the case dropped due to lack of evidence. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA ...
Two people have been killed in Baragoi, adding the number of people killed in the Samburu North area on Sunday to three. Tension has gripped Baragoi after almost an eight-hour gun fight between Samburu and Turkana communities, which started at 11am. Four cows were reported stolen. Samburu ...
Two people have been killed in Baragoi, adding the number of people killed in the Samburu North area on Sunday to three. Tension has gripped Baragoi after almost an eight-hour gun fight between Samburu and Turkana communities, which started at 11am. Four cows were reported stolen. Samburu ...
Thursday March 9 2017. Mr John Leola receives treatment at the Samburu County Referral Hospital on March 9, 2017 after he was shot and injured by cattle rustlers in Baragoi. PHOTO | GODFREY OUNDOH | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Lokupuny Lobolia awaits treatment at Samburu County Referral Hospital in Maralal on November 13, 2016. PHOTO | GODFREY OUNDOH | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. Raiders, suspected to be from a rival Samburu community, also drove away an unknown number of camels and goats from ...
Recruiting officer Lieutenant Colonel Richard Onyango said the women will be considered them next time as slots were reserved for those from Baragoi. But the hopefuls Kenya Defence Forces of infringing on their right to employment. Franka Lekeres noted Samburu is a hardship area so women are used ...
A Kisumu-based Nation Media Group journalist has expressed fears that his life could be in danger following a court case in which a police officer is among suspects who stole his household items. Justus Ochieng' told a Kisumu Magistrate's court on Monday, January 22 that he was being coerced into ...
An officer in Baragoi, Samburu County, who spoke to The Standard on condition of anonymity said most of the affected officers were ...
Nachola Ward residents of Baragoi await for government and National Drought Management Authority officials to purchase their ...
Child Fund Kenya President Anne Goddard serves food to children when she visited one of the ECDE centres in Baragoi, Samburu County on ...
In Baragoi, Samburu North, more than 55,000 people are facing a humanitarian crisis due to drought and insecurity experienced in the area.
Seven suspects charged with the killing of 42 police officers in Baragoi, Samburu County, when they appeared in Nakuru Law Courts.
From left: Mr Ewoi Losike, Mr Ekai Loyee, Mr Loomwa Looyen, Mr Jeremiah Ekurao, Mr Sammy Amojong Lothuro, Mr Christopher Lokarach ...
One of the herders who were ambushed by bandits at Samburu County Referral Hospital on September 10, 2017. PHOTO | GODFREY ...
Three people were shot dead and two others seriously injured during an attack at Bendera village in Baragoi town, Samburu County.
Cattle carcases dot Bendera in Baragoi, Samburu North where residents say they now pose a health risk. Hundreds of animals have died due ...
Cattle carcases dot Bendera in Baragoi, Samburu North where residents say they now pose a health risk. Hundreds of animals have died due ...
Administrative Police officers carry the remains of their colleagues killed in an attack in Sukuta Valley in Baragoi in November 2012. Seven ...
Tension has gripped Baragoi after almost an eight-hour gun fight between Samburu and Turkana communities, which started at 11am.
A 25-year-old man from the Turkana community was shot dead as he was grazing his family's livestock within Baragoi Town while 135 goats ...


 

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