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Articles by Josphister Lengarpatei


  • 18 Jan 2018
    Street children at Malaba

    Door-to-door campaign in Samburu to get children to school

    The Samburu local administration has launched an intensive operation to ensure children of school-going age are enrolled in school. The operation, led by local chiefs from Samburu North, East and C...

  • 17 Jan 2018
    Shock as majority of Form One students fail to turn up in schools

    Shock as majority of Form One students fail to turn up in schools

    The government's efforts of achieving a near one million enrollment of Form One students this year are facing a major setback. Many schools across the country have reported a low Form One admission...

  • 11 Jan 2018
    traffic police

    Police heighten vehicle security searches in Samburu

    All vehicles getting in and out of Samburu county will be from Wednesday 10th January be subjected to an intensive search, county commissioner Alfred Kinyua said. Speaking to journalists in his off...

  • 16 Dec 2017
    Govt to set up resource center for climatic change in Samburu

    Govt to set up resource center for climatic change in Samburu

    The Government on Friday 15th December announced plans to establish a community based resource center for climatic change in Samburu County. According to the Ministry of environment and natural resou...

  • 24 Sep 2017
    Raila wants to create a constitutional crisis, claims Kiunjuri

    Raila wants to create a constitutional crisis, claims Kiunjuri

    Devolution Cabinet Secretary, Mwangi Kiunjuri, has accused National Super Alliance(NASA) presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, of plotting to create a constitutional crisis by rejecting new poll date....

  • 23 Sep 2017
    Samburu chiefs warned against switching off phones, aiding cattle rustlers

    Samburu chiefs warned against switching off phones, aiding cattle rustlers

    Samburu County Commissioner, Alfred Kinyua, has warned chiefs and assistant chiefs in the county against switching off their mobile phones telling them that theirs is a 24-hour, seven days a week job....

  • 20 Sep 2017
    Noble Samburu nurses defy strike order

    Noble Samburu nurses defy strike order

    A group of 15 nurses in Samburu ave defied the strike called by the Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN) which has now lasted more than hundred days even after sacking threats from county governments...

  • 16 Sep 2017
    Three malnourished children rescued in Samburu

    Three malnourished children rescued in Samburu

    Three malnourished children who have been rescued from starvation at Garma village in Samburu are now receiving treatment at the county hospital in Maralal town. Dr Robert Nato, the medical superinte...

  • 12 Sep 2017
    Cattle rustling

    Samburu leaders call for armoured vehicles to beef up security

    Leaders in Samburu County have called upon the National Government to return the Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) vehicles that were previously being used by the police to enhance safety within the r...

  • 30 Aug 2017
    Samburu farmers cry foul over dipping livestock prices

    Samburu farmers cry foul over dipping livestock prices

    Samburu farmers have called on the national and county governments to intervene to stabilize dipping livestock prices as supply soars with parents flocking markets to sell stock for school fees. M...

  • 26 Aug 2017
    Samburu residents support plastic bags ban

    Samburu residents support plastic bags ban

    Samburu County residents have praised and firmly supported government’s decision to ban manufacture and use of plastic bags in order to prevent future pollution of environment. While speaking in ...

  • 18 Aug 2017
    Samburu Governor asks Raila to concede

    Samburu Governor asks Raila to concede

    Samburu Governor-elect, Moses Lenolkulal, has called upon the National Super Alliance (NASA) leader, Raila Odinga, to concede defeat and let the country move on. Speaking in Maralal Town, the Gover...

  • 22 Jul 2017
    Maiduguri attack

    Three herders killed by cattle rustlers in Samburu

    A sombre mood has engulfed Bendera village near Kambi Nyoka in Baragoi, Samburu North after three herders were gunned down by cattle rustlers. Eye witnesses says, the three died following an attack...

  • 20 Jul 2017
    Someone wants my head - vocal MP says after receiving threatening message

    Someone wants my head – vocal MP says after receiving threatening message

    Laikipia North Member of Parliament, Mathew Lempurkel, on Thursday, July 20, claimed his life was in danger after allegedly receiving a threatening message on his mobile phone on Wednesday, July 19 n...

  • 07 Jul 2017
    Samburu woman Killed by elephant

    Samburu woman Killed by elephant

    A 44-year-old woman was on Friday, July 7 morning attacked and killed by an Elephant at Seketet Forest, Sirata area in Samburu Central sub county The woman was walking through the forest to the mar...

  • 05 Jul 2017
    Samburu women get cash, phones from gov't

    Samburu women get cash, phones from gov’t

    Over 1,600 women from Samburu County are beneficiaries of a Ksh 1.8 billion project backed by the national government. The Samburu women have been swamped with grants, mobile phones, NHIF covers f...

  • 01 Jul 2017
    You cannot trust Raila with leadership - CS Kiunjuri

    You cannot trust Raila with leadership – CS Kiunjuri

    Devolution Cabinet Secretary, Mwangi Kiunjuri, has castigated Opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, for being politically amoral, depicting him as a ‘worryw...

  • 20 Jun 2017
    School closed after pupils beat teachers

    School closed after pupils beat teachers

    A primary school in Samburu County has been closed after a group of pupils attacked and injured their teachers protesting against what they term as ‘humiliation by being punished by female teachers...

  • 27 May 2017
    powers and privileges bill

    Monitor social media to avert chaos – Governor to CAK, security agencies

    Samburu Governor, Moses Lenolkulal, has urged his opponents and their supporters to desist from posting malicious information against their opponents on social media. Speaking in Nomotio in Samburu...

  • 06 May 2017
    Flash floods sweep thousands of livestock in Samburu

    Flash floods sweep thousands of livestock in Samburu

    Livestock farmers in Samburu County are counting losses after an estimated 18,000 heads of livestock were swept by flash floods following a heavy downpour in the county. Livelihoods are now under t...

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