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One of the joys of latter day Kenya is that it is now possible to crisscross most of the country on fairly good roads. But the biggest highway shocker is the 550 km stretch from Nanyuki to the Kenya-Ethiopia Border at Moyale. Having had the misfortune of punishing my vehicle through this stretch of ...
Kenyan leaders should publicly voice their concern over the increased military aggression that causes Ethiopians to flee into Kenya. ... Over the last weeks, thousands of Ethiopians living in the border town of Moyale fled their homes into Kenya's Marsabit County after a failed military operation by the ...

Over 8,000 civilians crossed into Kenya from Moyale, seeking asylum after a botched military operation left nine citizens dead. A military team ostensibly dispatched to intercept a banned armed group, the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) members ended up acting on wrong intelligence leading to the incident. refugees
Balanish Tadese, an Ethiopian mother of two, walks through a makeshift refugee camp in Moyale, Kenya, with a bundle of personal belongings ... The Kenyan Government is looking at reducing the number of makeshift camps, so UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency in Kenya, the Kenya Red Cross, ... Ethiopians asylum
Ethiopian security forces have mistakenly killed nine civilians in the town of Moyale located on the country's border with Kenya, a pro-government blogger says citing the Command Post. Daniel Berhane wrote on Facebook that the Command Post administering the February 16 state of emergency said ... Ethiopians asylum Military
In a statement on Tuesday, the Kenyan Red Cross Society said"the population of refugees from Ethiopia continues to increase" and was now estimated at 5,000. Refugees from Ethiopia had begun to arrive in Kenya on March 10, it said, adding that they were mostly women and children, ... asylum seekers Moyale

Kenyan authorities are receiving Ethiopians fleeing violence back home after security forces killed nine people and wounded a dozen others in a ... PRESS RELEASE: The Kenya Red Cross Society supports asylum seekers from Ethiopia, currently being hosted in Moyale. pic.twitter.com/It9sOFpmnw.
They appealed to Kenya Power to return their previous generators. Operations in most government offices have also been paralysed for lack of power. In March last year, traders complained about recurrent power blackouts. According to Moyale export director Ali Mumin, small businesses were the ... power outages
Clearance at Kenya's borders with its neighbours will be eased with the operationalisation of five modern one-stop border posts. Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said this is in line with the government's commitment to the improvement of regional transport infrastructure, which remains a key ... power outages
Other projects will include special economic zones, resort cities, and airports. The Lapsset Corridor, estimated to cost Sh2.5 trillion when complete, starts in Lamu and runs through Garissa, Isiolo, Laikipia, Marsabit, Moyale, and Turkana. It aims to open up northern Kenya while connecting the country to its ... power outages
The Kenyan authorities have blamed the vastness of the region for the runaway influx of foreigners into Kenya through Moyale on Kenya-Ethiopia borders and the porous border with Somalia. Refugee rights organizations and aid agencies have blamed poverty in Africa for the rising cases of human ... power outages
"They are under interrogation as we seek to establish their more about their movements. They don't have documents to warrant being in Kenya," said Mboloi. It is not clear when they left the Moyale border and how they managed to evade many roadblocks along the way. The incident is the latest in a series ... power outages
Most water pans collected little water and are already drying up," Mr Guyo said, adding that pastoralists from Isiolo, Mandera and Wajir counties had moved to Moyale Sub-County in search of the scarce resource, leading to a strain and fast usage of the little available. Mr Guyo also urged pastoralists to sell ... power outages
Kenya's Ambassador to Ethiopia Catherine Mwangi called on both governments to use the long and peaceful relations that exists between the countries ... Ethiopia and Kenya are working on the completion and operationalization of the Ethio-Moyale asphalt road and the power transmission line that would ... power outages
It is not clear when they left the Moyale border and how they managed to evade many roadblocks on the way. Police say an investigation has been launched to ... "When aliens are trafficked from Moyale to Namanga with roadblocks, how can we explain this?" he posed. "We must adopt tough and ruthless ... power outages
It is an alternative shorter route to Moyale and ultimately Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. "The traffic to these areas from Mombasa will avoid going through Nairobi once the entire stretch to Isiolo via Mwingi and Mikinduri to join the Meru-Maua Road at Muriri is upgraded to bitumen standard," said the report. power outages
The NDMA boss also said that Ambalo and Badalelo areas in Moyale sub-county are already hit by lack of pasture and water. He said that pastoralists from Isiolo, Mandera, and Wajir have moved to Moyale in search of the scarce resources leading to strain and fast usage of the little available. "Moyale had ... power outages

At the time of Assefa Abyou's press conference, over 9,600 asylum seekers had fled the border town of Moyale into Kenya according to Kenyan media reports. The federal police chief according to the state-affiliated FBC said government was "undertaking various activities to bring them back home.". refugees
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni of commission the Busia One Stop Border Post recently. Clearance at Kenya's borders with its neighbours will be eased with the operationalisation of five modern one-stop border posts. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ... military
Other projects will include special economic zones, resort cities, and airports. The Lapsset Corridor, estimated to cost Sh2.5 trillion when complete, starts in Lamu and runs through Garissa, Isiolo, Laikipia, Marsabit, Moyale, and Turkana. It aims to open up northern Kenya while connecting the country to its ... military
The Kenyan authorities have blamed the vastness of the region for the runaway influx of foreigners into Kenya through Moyale on Kenya-Ethiopia borders and the porous border with Somalia. Refugee rights organizations and aid agencies have blamed poverty in Africa for the rising cases of human ... military
"They are under interrogation as we seek to establish their more about their movements. They don't have documents to warrant being in Kenya," said Mboloi. It is not clear when they left the Moyale border and how they managed to evade many roadblocks along the way. The incident is the latest in a series ... military
Most water pans collected little water and are already drying up," Mr Guyo said, adding that pastoralists from Isiolo, Mandera and Wajir counties had moved to Moyale Sub-County in search of the scarce resource, leading to a strain and fast usage of the little available. Mr Guyo also urged pastoralists to sell ... military
Kenya's Ambassador to Ethiopia Catherine Mwangi called on both governments to use the long and peaceful relations that exists between the countries ... Ethiopia and Kenya are working on the completion and operationalization of the Ethio-Moyale asphalt road and the power transmission line that would ... military
It is not clear when they left the Moyale border and how they managed to evade many roadblocks on the way. Police say an investigation has been launched to ... "When aliens are trafficked from Moyale to Namanga with roadblocks, how can we explain this?" he posed. "We must adopt tough and ruthless ... military
It is an alternative shorter route to Moyale and ultimately Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. "The traffic to these areas from Mombasa will avoid going through Nairobi once the entire stretch to Isiolo via Mwingi and Mikinduri to join the Meru-Maua Road at Muriri is upgraded to bitumen standard," said the report. military
The NDMA boss also said that Ambalo and Badalelo areas in Moyale sub-county are already hit by lack of pasture and water. He said that pastoralists from Isiolo, Mandera, and Wajir have moved to Moyale in search of the scarce resources leading to strain and fast usage of the little available. "Moyale had ... military
When aliens are trafficked from Moyale to Namanga with roadblocks, how can we explain this?" he posed. "We must adopt tough and ... He spoke during a meeting with security agents at the Annual IG's conference at the Kenya School of Government in Nairobi. Matiangi also asked the NPS to step up the ... military
Embu Level Five hospital made history on Friday when it became the first public institution in Mt Kenya and upper Eastern region to conduct a successful brain surgery. The hospital has embarked on a transformation into a referral and teaching institution. The delicate operation to remove a blood clot in the ... military
Governor Martin Wambora addresses journalists after witnessing a brain surgery at Embu Level Five Hospital on January 26, 2018. The county government allocated one third of its Sh2 billion budgetary allocation to health. PHOTO | CHARLES WANYORO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ... military
Production indicators: Livestock body condition was generally good for all the species across the County with exception of cattle in some isolated areas of Moyale sub-county. Milk production per household per day was recorded at 1.8Litres which is above normal. No Livestock mortalities attributed to ... military
Deputy President William Ruto's hold onto the Northern counties of Marsabit and Isiolo is at stake as most of his trusted lieutenants for the last one decade threaten to severe relationship with the ruling Jubilee Party over Cabinet appointments. The leaders who rarely go public with the criticism of the country ... military
Freedom Air Express manager has criticized the move by Kenya Civil Aviation Authority to suspend all commercial flights to and from Garissa. ... two weeks since the airline launched its first flight in Garissa and they have already been instructed to suspend all their flights to Garissa and Moyale airstrips. military
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority has suspended all commercial flights to and from Garissa barely two weeks after Freedom Air Express launched its first flight. The notice seen by the press instructed the airline to immediately suspend all commercial flights to Garissa and Moyale airstrips. It was sent to the ... military
More tires were burnt along several feeder roads and along the Moyale-Marsabit road. Churches were guarded by police officers as they seemed to be the main targets. The Nation visited the Catholic Church and the Presbyterian Church that were guarded by at least three armed officers each. But majority ... military
The Lapsset corridor, which is estimated to cost Sh2.5 trillion when complete, starts in Lamu and runs through Garissa, Isiolo, Laikipia, Marsabit, Moyale and Turkana. It aims at opening up the northern Kenya while connecting the country to its northern neighbours of South Sudan and Ethiopia. “We will start ... military
This would be the first time Kenya has experienced a heatwave. Ambenje said drought in these areas will worsen and sandstorms may also occur in some areas. The regions affected by the warning are Moyale, Marsabit, Wajir, Mandera Garbatulla, Garissa Lodwar, Lokichoggio and Lokitaung. Ambenje ... military
The buses have since moved to use the Marsabit-Moyale route, leaving many on the insecure stretch with no alternative. Kenyan security personnel patrolling the Somalia border have been hit with a series of explosion attacks since Kenya sent its troops to fight Al-Shabaab inside Somalia in 2011. military
NAIROBI, KENYA: Two projects under the Lamu Port, South Sudan, Ethiopia Transport (Lapsset) Corridor in northern Kenya have already been completed. The projects are the 526km Isiolo-Moyale road and Isiolo International Airport. The highway, done in four phases by three different contractors, was the ... military
... government officials and HPPP chair Equity Bank visited the remote village of Bandarero in Moyale, Marsabit County on March 4 to assess and raise ... Presiding over the announcement that Equity Bank would disburse KSH 234 million to vulnerable households on behalf of the Government of Kenya, ... military
“As long as Somalia remains unstable, al Shabaab will remain a threat to the security of this country. We urge residents to continue volunteering information on suspicious people so that appropriate action can be taken,” he said. The Star has learnt that one bus company now uses the Mandera-Moyale ... military
The amount of money Kenya paid Uganda for import of electricity has more than tripled in a year. This is according to Kenya power,which says that it paid sh3.9 billion to their neighboring counterparts, Uganda electricity transmission company (UETCL). This figure is a significant far cry from the sh1.1 billion ... military
At Sh21, Uganda power is seven times costlier than hydropower generated from Kenyan dams. Kenya has a direct electricity transmission line connecting with Uganda via Tororo, enabling bulk power imports. Besides Uganda, Kenya also imports power from Ethiopia to feed Moyale town. by Taboola by ... military
The terrorist group has threatened to kill non-Muslims who use the buses. The non-natives, mostly Christians, now request lifts from police trucks travelling to Nairobi through the Moyale route. They say they look forward to visiting their families, but can't afford flights. Travelling by road is their only option. military
At Isiolo, the road will link with the planned Isiolo-Lokichar Road, close to Kenya's border with Uganda. The route will also end at Lokichar in Turkana where it will join the Eldoret-Juba highway. At Isiolo it will connect to the new northbound road to Moyale, which lies on the border with Ethiopia. military
Warning that taking over-the-counter contraceptive was dangerous and could harm women, he urged the public to report over-the-counter sale of such drugs. He said the illicit drugs were smuggled in through porous borders. “We need to control points of entry such as Moyale and Loitoktok, said Mr Kaluai. military
He said the directive for non-locals to leave Mandera through Moyale still stands. "We are helping them travel in any way possible and even security vehicles going to Nairobi transport many of them," he said. But Mr Mohamed Bardad, Chairman Mandera Bus Association, said they have been incurring ... military
Kenya Meteorological department Director Peter Ambenje speaks at a Nairobi hotel on Monday,September 05 during the release of the weather outlook for October -December ... The regions to be affected include Moyale, Marsabit, Wajir, Mandera, Garbatulla, Garissa, Lodwar, Lokichoggio and Lokitaung. military
In July last year, President Uhuru Kenyatta commissioned the Sh42 billion Isiolo-Moyale road, which connects Kenya to Ethiopia. The road was expected to open up the Northern tourism belt to increase activities in Mt Kenya, Samburu, Meru, the Aberdares and Marsabit National parks, as well as the wildlife ... military


 

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