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Leaders drawn from the north eastern counties are scratching their heads in search of a long lasting solution to resolve the current education crisis in the region. This follows a move by non-local teachers to flee the area due to attacks targeting them. But amid the push and pull between teacher's service ...
Even though the overall nutrition situation has progressed, the levels of acute malnutrition remains at critical levels in Turkana Central, North, West and South, Tana River, Wajir North, North Horr and Laisamis subcounties. In addition, Isiolo and Kajiado reported a serious nutrition situation, while Narok ...

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has warned chiefs and leaders helping mediation between rape suspects and families of victims that they will be arrested and prosecuted. Dr Matiang'i said the communal dispute resolution commonly known as "maslaha" should never be applied in cases of rape, ...
He was speaking in Wajir County, just five days after a schoolgirl, 15, was gang-raped for three days at Habaswein settlement. The girl was flown to Nairobi and a suspect whom she said was well known to her was arrested and charged in court. Dr Matiang'i assured residents that they would start seeing ...
Wajir residents search for names of victims during a past ceremony marking the Wagalla massacre. The monument was recently destroyed by a mob that accused some tycoons of attempting to grab the land it sits on. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Fresh clan conflicts over resources in Wajir have led to calls for disarmament and memories of the 1984 Wagalla massacre that left hundreds dead. Since December, more than 10 people have been killed in clashes between members of the Arjuran and Degodia clans at the Eldas and Wajir North ...

The inter-clan clashes between the Degodia and Ajuran in Wajir North and Eldas has nothing to do with the boundary, Northeastern regional coordinator Mohamud Saleh has said. Speaking in his office yesterday, he said the fighting is politically instigated, “possibly because of the anticipated boundary ...
A Kenyan official says suspected al-Shabab extremists have killed three teachers in an overnight attack in the northeastern county of Wajir. North Eastern regional coordinator Mohamud Saleh says an unknown number of gunmen attacked Qarsa primary school and targeted non-Muslim teachers.
Wajir Governor Mohamed Abdi had two weeks ago urged the two warring communities of Wajir North and Eldas sub-counties respectively to cease hostilities. “We need peace in Wajir and we will not tolerate people who create conflict”, said Abdi during the peace meeting. The Governor asked the national ...
Police are escorting students heading to Buna and Eldas subcounties to keep them safe from clan clashes. Renewed clashes between Ajuran and Degodia cland erupted last week over the border, and have claimed seven lives. Among those killed are a chief, and a police reservist. The Star has learnt the ...
On the other hand, Dr Ibrahim served as MP for Wajir North before losing in 2007 to Mr Mohamed Gabow, who later lost to Mr Mohamed Saney in 2013. Dr Ibrahim would later serve as a member of the Parliamentary Service Commission in the last Parliament before going for the Wajir Senate seat.
In addition, apart from Eldas constituency, where Adan Keynan retained his seat, the other constituencies of Tarbaj, Wajir East, Wajir West, Wajir North and Wajir South have new legislators. The new MPs are Ahmed Gaal of Tarbaj, Rashid Amin of Wajir East, Ahmed Ibrahim of Wajir North, Mohamud ...
Rashid Kassim leads the list of opposition legislators-elect. He won the Wajir East race on the Wiper ticket. Ahmed Kolosh of ODM won the Wajir West MP race, while Ahmed Abdisalan sailed through in the Wajir North race on the ODM ticket. Meanwhile, of the sitting 30 MCAs, only two managed to defend ...
However, Eldas that was part of former Wajir West is inclined towards the 'Wajir East' candidate; Jubilee party's Mohamed Abdi Mohamud while Wajir North is a battleground for the three candidates. Both the incumbent Ahmed Abdullahi of ODM and Mohamed Abdi Mohamud have made significant inroads ...
A hotly contested race was expected in the Wajir North MP race between incumbent Saney Abdi and new comer Mahad Mohamud, but the sitting lawmaker was handed the JP ticket in last-minute negotiations. In Wajir South, Muktar Ali and Surat Muhamud stepped down for Mohamed Mohamud Sheikh, ...
The nutrition situation is projected to remain in the same phase in Turkana and Wajir North while a deterioration is expected in Isiolo, North Horr, Laisamis, Tana River and Kilifi due to the scale down of the emergency response interventions including Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program (BSFP) and ...
Three MPs on Monday led a demonstration to the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) headquarters amid reports that more than 250 schools had been closed in Wajir County. Meanwhile, the Trade Unions Congress of Kenya (TUC-Ke) Monday demanded that TSC revokes a plan to hire 900 teachers to ...

He said learning should continue in areas such as Wajir North, Eldas, and Wajir West which are not near the border adding that security should be beefed up along the border towns to guarantee the security of non-local and local teachers. “In Batalu Primary School, all the teachers have left and only the head teacher has ...
A classroom at El Adow Primary School in Wajir South. Several schools in Wajir County now face closure after TSC transferred non-local teachers from the region following an attack by Al-Shabaab militants. PHOTO | BRUHAN MAKONG | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Wajir residents search for names of victims during a past ceremony marking the Wagalla massacre. The monument was recently destroyed by a mob that accused some tycoons of attempting to grab the land it sits on. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
The inter-clan clashes between the Degodia and Ajuran in Wajir North and Eldas has nothing to do with the boundary, Northeastern regional coordinator Mohamud Saleh has said. Speaking in his office yesterday, he said the fighting is politically instigated, “possibly because of the anticipated boundary ...
Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana, Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu and Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka during a past event. A Nasa retreat scheduled for this weekend was called off to allow Wiper and Narc talks on supporting the People's Assembly. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka (right) with chairman Kivutha Kibwana (centre) after a National Executive Council meeting at the party's headquarters in Lavington, Nairobi, on January 10, 2018. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Police are escorting students heading to Buna and Eldas subcounties to keep them safe from clan clashes. Renewed clashes between Ajuran and Degodia cland erupted last week over the border, and have claimed seven lives. Among those killed are a chief, and a police reservist. The Star has learnt the ...
Mr Nassir will be deputised by Mr Ahmed Ibrahim (Wajir North, ODM) who beat his Embakasi East counterpart Paul Ongili (Babu Owino) after getting 11 ... The agreement between Mr Nassir and Mr Kassim is understood to have resulted in the election of Wajir North MP Ahmed Ibrahim as vice chairman, ...
Mvita MP, Abdulswamad Sharrif, is the new chairperson of the National Assembly's Public Investment Committee. He will be deputized by Wajir North MP, Ahmed Ibrahim. The two ODM MPs beat their competitors from Amani National Congress (ANC) and Wiper Parties who were seeking leadership in ...
Mr Nassir will be deputised by Ahmed Ibrahim (Wajir North, ODM) who beat his Embakasi East counterpart Paul Ongili (Babu Owino) after getting 11 votes against his opponent's eight in the second round of voting. COMMITTEES ODM MPs are also heading the Public Accounts Committee (Ugunja MP ...
Abdi said the national government in partnership with donors will soon begin construction of four dams in Bute, Wajir North, Eldas, Tarbaj and Diif in Wajir South. The governor said his administration will ensure ward-based development projects have enough resources for them to be implemented swiftly.
... Mbadi communicated the nomination of Junet Mohammed (Suna East), Florence Mutua (Busia Woman Rep), Godfrey Osotsi (Nominated), Makali Mulu (Kitui Central), Owen Baya (Kilifi North), Esther Passaris (Nairobi Woman Rep), Ahmed Abdisalan Ibrahim (Wajir North) to the Committee on Selection.
Wajir County residents converge at Qorahey Grounds to pray for rains on September 24, 2017. The long dry spell in the county has left over 100,000 residents in need of food and water. PHOTO | BRUHAN MAKONG | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
On the other hand, Dr Ibrahim served as MP for Wajir North before losing in 2007 to Mr Mohamed Gabow, who later lost to Mr Mohamed Saney in 2013. Dr Ibrahim would later serve as a member of the Parliamentary Service Commission in the last Parliament before going for the Wajir Senate seat.
On the other hand, Dr Ibrahim served as MP for Wajir North before losing in 2007 to Mr Mohamed Gabow, who later lost to Mr Mohamed Saney in 2013. Dr Ibrahim would later serve as a member of the Parliamentary Service Commission in the last Parliament before going for the Wajir Senate seat.
In addition, apart from Eldas constituency, where Adan Keynan retained his seat, the other constituencies of Tarbaj, Wajir East, Wajir West, Wajir North and Wajir South have new legislators. The new MPs are Ahmed Gaal of Tarbaj, Rashid Amin of Wajir East, Ahmed Ibrahim of Wajir North, Mohamud ...
Wajir South MP-elect Sheikh Omar and Keynan are the only Jubilee MPs in the county. Rashid Kassim leads the list of opposition legislators-elect. He won the Wajir East race on the Wiper ticket. Ahmed Kolosh of ODM won the Wajir West MP race, while Ahmed Abdisalan sailed through in the Wajir North ...
However, Eldas that was part of former Wajir West is inclined towards the 'Wajir East' candidate; Jubilee party's Mohamed Abdi Mohamud while Wajir North is a battleground for the three candidates. Both the incumbent Ahmed Abdullahi of ODM and Mohamed Abdi Mohamud have made significant inroads ...
Wajir Governor Ahmed Abdullahi has for the first time said he fell out with some MPs because they wanted him to be corrupt, give them contracts and dish out money. “The MPs have been lying about me,” he told the Star on Friday while campaigning in Leheley, Boji, Khanjara and Habaswein in Wajir South ...
Jubilee leaders and businesspeople yesterday raised Sh228 million for Wajir governor candidate Mohamed Abdi Mohamud in less than three hours. The invite-only fundraiser was held at a Nairobi hotel. It was attended by Aden Keynan (Eldas), Wajir East's Abass Sheikh Mohamed, Wajir North's Ibrahim ...
A hotly contested race was expected in the Wajir North MP race between incumbent Saney Abdi and new comer Mahad Mohamud, but the sitting lawmaker was handed the JP ticket in last-minute negotiations. In Wajir South, Muktar Ali and Surat Muhamud stepped down for Mohamed Mohamud Sheikh, ...
A Kenyan official says suspected al-Shabab extremists have killed three teachers in an overnight attack in the northeastern county of Wajir. North Eastern regional coordinator Mohamud Saleh says an unknown number of gunmen attacked Qarsa primary school and targeted non-Muslim teachers.
Wajir Governor Mohamed Abdi had two weeks ago urged the two warring communities of Wajir North and Eldas sub-counties respectively to cease hostilities. “We need peace in Wajir and we will not tolerate people who create conflict”, said Abdi during the peace meeting. The Governor asked the national ...
Senator Mohamed Mohamud told a court that Mandera politicians who won in the August 8 elections were elected based on clan and not political affiliation. He said such endorsements are a norm that he opposed and he opted to vie with a Jubilee ticket. Mohamud was testifying in a petition filed against ...
... Mbadi communicated the nomination of Junet Mohammed (Suna East), Florence Mutua (Busia Woman Rep), Godfrey Osotsi (Nominated), Makali Mulu (Kitui Central), Owen Baya (Kilifi North), Esther Passaris (Nairobi Woman Rep), Ahmed Abdisalan Ibrahim (Wajir North) to the Committee on Selection.
The company expect to also start flights to Wajir, north east Kenya, by February, expanding its domestic flight routes. During the electioneering period, Jambojets's bookings fell around 16%, according to Mr Hondius. The carrier has between approximately 45,000 and 50,000 passengers per month.
... Mpuri Aburi (Tigania East), Mose ole Sakuda (Kajiado West), Ibrahim Saney (Wajir North), Simon Mbugua (Kamukunji), Danson Mungatana ...
... include Moses ole Sakuda (Kajiado West), Mpuru Aburi (Tigania East), Abdi Saney (Wajir North) and Zipporah Kering (Nandi Woman Rep).
... Abdi Saney (Wajir North) and Zipporah Kering (Nandi Woman Rep). Other former MPs who have applied to be considered by the same party ...
Simba Energy, a Canadian firm, is set to drill its first exploratory oil well in Wajir, north Kenya, in 2018. A preliminary evaluation has estimated ...
1. Highest turn out in Mombasa witnessed in Mvita at 17%. Lowest turn out in Likoni at 9%.Uhuru scored the highest in Changamwe-98%.
Wajir North and Tarbaj in Wajir County have also sent in their tallies. Only Kacheliba Constituency in West Pokot County has transmitted its ...
... Nambale, Narok East, Ndia, Nyeri Town, Roysambu, Saboti, Saku, Soy, Thika, Tigania East, Tinderet, Turbo and Voi, Wajir North, Wundanyi.


 

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