Wajir women rep. donates sewing machines to disabled and widowed women in the county

🕔22:43, 31.Mar 2015

By Farah Adan Wajir county Women Representative Hon. Fatuma Ibrahim has donated 60 sewing machines to disabled women and widows from all the wards in the county. The initiative will see two beneficiaries from each ward receive the machines which

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Thousands celebrate as Nigeria opposition claims election win

🕔22:09, 31.Mar 2015

By KANO: Thousands of people spilled into the streets in northern Nigeria in celebration on Tuesday after opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari claimed victory in the presidential election. A cavalcade of motorbikes and cars with their headlights on and horns blaring

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Stop maligning our religion

🕔13:46, 31.Mar 2015

By Mohamed Dakane If there is any religion that has been inordinately associated with all manner of bad idiosyncrasies and weird peculiarities such as terrorism, extremist ideologies, jihadsm and every other thing that baffles any ordinary mind in recent times

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Women representatives are proving to be more irrelevant

🕔13:41, 31.Mar 2015

By Mohamed Dakane The Sunday nation columnist Sunny Bindra in his famous column, sunny Day, once said “ A single dissenting voice is enough to burst the bubbles of false consensus .In respect to the consensus reached as far as

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You can do better, Mandera students told

🕔23:17, 30.Mar 2015

By Hussein Ahmed   Students in Mandera County have been urged to aim higher in national examinations following an exemplary performance from a student from the area in last year’s KCSE examinations. Speaking after presiding over the 2015 Mandera North

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Senate committee on devolution visits Wajir to asses impacts of the new system of governance

🕔17:43, 30.Mar 2015

Senate Committee on Devolution led by their Chairman Kipchumba Murkomen today came to Wajir to assess the gains of devolution for the two years of existence. The senators met with the executive, the Wajir county assembly leaders and the County

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Agriculture CS Felix Koskei steps aside over graft allegations

🕔13:53, 28.Mar 2015

By ISAAC ONGIRI Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Felix Koskei has stepped aside to allow for investigations into corruption allegations against him. Addressing a press conference on Saturday, Mr Koskei said he had confirmed with State House that his name is on

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Governor accused of bias in tender awards

🕔17:42, 25.Mar 2015

Mr Jimaldin Adan Ahmed, who has been joined in the suit by 10 other county government officers, wants the court to order the governor “to embrace transparency” while serving the people of Mandera. An urgent petition filed by Mr Mohamed

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Abdikadir urges young people to be proactive.

🕔17:19, 25.Mar 2015

By Abdiweli Adan A young environmentalist from Garissa has called on youth in the country to play active roles in their respective communities while at the same time working with their peers from the rest of the country. Speaking in

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Kerrow leads more demonstrations against Mandera County Comissioner

🕔19:14, 23.Mar 2015

By Abdinassir Ali. Mandera senator Billow Kerrow and Deputy Governor Mr. Omar Mohamed Maalim led another round of demonstration in Mandera this morning to push for the removal of the County commissioner. The deputy governor could not however address the

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County will invest heavily in Water projects says Governor Nathif

🕔16:39, 22.Mar 2015

By Abdi Ali, Liboi. Governor of Garissa county Nathif Jama says that his administration will invest heavily in water projects to cushion herders from droughts. Speaking at Hagarbul after launching a borehole in the area, Nathif said that livestock was

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Garissa residents take to the streets over Killer road

🕔16:12, 22.Mar 2015

By Abdiweli Aden Traffic along the Garissa – Wajir road was paralyzed for a few hours on saturday after area residents blocked the road protesting over loss of lives along the busy highway. In the most recent accident, a military

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Kenya to build wall in Mandera border to keep out Al-Shabaab

🕔14:39, 22.Mar 2015

  By Abdinassir Ali, Mandera. The Kenyan government will soon erect a wall in Mandera to separate the region from Somalia as a security measure. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery said that the government will start construction of the security

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Camel: A Special Animal in the Service of Mankind!

🕔15:33, 21.Mar 2015

“Do they not look at the Camels, how they are made? And at the Sky, how it is raised high? And at the Mountains, how they are fixed firm? And at the Earth, how it is spread out? Therefore do

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How to check a Hidden Camera in a Hotel Room?

🕔23:14, 20.Mar 2015

When you stay in a hotel, how do you know there is no room pinhole camera? When you travel or take a business trip, you will stay at a hotel, but you do not know that you could unknowingly be

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Apologise or quit, Kerrow tells Nkaissery for calling Mandera attacks cases of banditry

🕔18:40, 19.Mar 2015

By Rhoda Odhiambo Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery should either quit or apologise for terming the attack on Mandera Governor Ali Roba a case of banditry, county Senator Billow Kerrow has said. Nkaissery has no good explanation for failing to deal

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Apologise or quit, Kerrow tells Nkaissery for calling Mandera attacks cases of banditry

🕔17:52, 19.Mar 2015

By Rhoda Odhiambo Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery should either quit or apologise for terming the attack on Mandera Governor Ali Roba a case of banditry, county Senator Billow Kerrow has said. Nkaissery has no good explanation for failing to deal

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County launches project to fight pests

🕔13:34, 17.Mar 2015

By Farah Adan In a bid to reduce vector borne diseases, the county government of Wajir in collaboration with an NGO – Mentor Initiative today launched simultaneously in ten locations a pest control program Lunching the project, Chief Officer in

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Studies warn of harmful side-effects of oud

🕔12:29, 17.Mar 2015

The Gulf countries are one of the world’s top importers of oud, the famous Middle Eastern incense perfume. Yet, the amount of money spent on these scents is not the only loss. Recent studies warn that oud could cause asthma

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Attacks raise concerns on who wants Mandera Governor Ali Roba dead

🕔23:14, 15.Mar 2015

By Kennedy Kimanthi A wave of deadly attacks launched by Al-Shabaab and long-standing conflicts among rival clans threaten to turn Mandera County into a killing field. Despite assurances from the government that the county is safe, the militants, who have

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Suspected Shabaab militants kill one person in Madera

🕔20:50, 15.Mar 2015

By Abdiweli Ibrahim Suspected members of Al-Shabaab killed one person and injured three others in a close range shooting in Mandera town this evening. Armed men in a small car shot at a group shoppers in Bula – Mpya a

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Aden Duale in controversial offer to dialogue with Al-Shabaab

🕔14:50, 15.Mar 2015

By Cyrus Ombati The Leader of Majority in National Assembly Adan Duale has controversially said Kenya is ready to negotiate with Somalia’s terrorist group Al-Shabaab for the sake of peace. Duale said they are ready to send elders and religious

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Governor challenged on use of County funds.

🕔12:31, 15.Mar 2015

Five MPs want Garissa Governor Nathif Jama to account for the Sh7.5 billion the county received from the national government for the current financial year. National Assembly Majority Leader and Garissa Town MP Aden Duale on Saturday asked the governor

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IG Joseph Boinett visits Mandera after attack on Governor Ali Roba’s convoy

🕔12:20, 14.Mar 2015

By Angira Zadock – Nation The Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett on Saturday morning led a team of senior security officers to Mandera County after an attack that left four people dead. Mr Boinett is accompanied by the General

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Attack on Mandera governor convoy leaves three dead.

🕔10:11, 13.Mar 2015

By Abdiweli Mohamed Mandera governor Ali Roba survived yet another deadly attack this morning after suspected Al-Shabaab fighters attacked in his convoy with rocket propelled grenades along Mandera Arabia – Road. Two police officers and a former chairman of the

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County to drill more boreholes to alleviate animal and human suffering

🕔20:52, 10.Mar 2015

By Abdinassir Ali Mandera Governor Ali Roba has said that his administration will put in place measures to ensure that no human or animal will suffer in the county as a result of water shortages. Speaking at Darwed village in

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Wajir stakeholders urged to come up with drought mitigation mechanisms

🕔17:30, 10.Mar 2015

By Farah Adan Governor Ahmed Abdullahi today held a crisis meeting with the county steering group that coordinates and responds to droughts and emergencies. This comes in the wake of a National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) report that lists Wajir

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Did you miss Wajir high school’s 50th anniversary celebrations? watch it here

🕔18:15, 9.Mar 2015

Video courtesy of Gamel’s gate, Wajir

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County will invest in education even though it is not devolved, says Roba.

🕔08:53, 9.Mar 2015

By Abdiweli Adan Mandera governor Ali Roba said that his administration will continue to invest in education to improve performance in national examinations. Speaking at Elram primary school in Elwak sub-county while officiating over the school’s prize giving ceremony, Roba

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Contraband sugar worth 12m destroyed in Wajir.

🕔14:19, 7.Mar 2015

By Abdinasir Ali 2250 bags of sugar work about 12M shillings were destroyed in Wajir after a court ruled to that effect. The goods were smuggled into the country from neighboring Somalia and was intercepted by military officers on patrol

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Anti-Corruption campaign steering committee urges Garissa residents to fight corruption

🕔08:25, 7.Mar 2015

By Abdi Yare and NACCSC The National Anti-Corruption Campaign Steering Committee (NACCSC) on Friday held a consultative meeting with the Garissa County Government. The committee led by Rev. Jesse Mutura (Mrs) met Governor Nathif Jama and host of other leaders

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Mandera’s pride Ibrahim Ali has been a history maker.

🕔10:32, 6.Mar 2015

  By Suleiman Hassan When the 2014 KCSE results were announced on Tuesday, The entire Mandera County broke in to song and dance to celebrate a historic achievement by one of their own. For the first time in the history

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Kuweit to release 700M for upgrading Wajir county referral hospital

🕔16:06, 5.Mar 2015

By Abdinassir Ali The government of Kuwait is set to release a financial aid of Kshs 700M meant for upgrading Wajir county referral hospital. Speaking after he met Kuwait ambassador to Kenya, Wajir governor Ahmed Abdullahi said that the envoy

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10 Ways of Protection from Shaytan

🕔15:42, 5.Mar 2015

Seeking refuge with Allah from Shaytan. Allah the Most High said, “And if there comes to you from Satan an evil suggestion, then seek refuge in Allah. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Knowing.” [41:36] Recitation of the two soorahs

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Mandera student makes history

🕔12:11, 4.Mar 2015

By Manase Otsialo A student in Mandera county made history after scoring an A in last year’s Form Four examinations. Ibrahim Abdi Ali, a former student at Shiekh Ali Secondary in the troubled Rhamu Sub-County, scored 81 points. No Mandera

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Wajir Girl’s Shamsa tops Wajir County

🕔15:51, 3.Mar 2015

  By Suleiman Hassan Shamsa Ali Haji has emerged the top student in Wajir County in last year’s KCSE examinations. Shamsa from Wajir Girls Secondary is the first girl to top the county with a mean grade of A- (76

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Education CS Jacob Kaimenyi says 5 national schools involved in KCSE exam irregularities

🕔13:57, 3.Mar 2015

By Ouma Wanzala Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has said five national schools had candidates who were involved in irregularities during the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations. While releasing the KCSE results on Tuesday, Mr Kaimenyi said 2,975 candidates

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Youthful Garissa MP embezzles body guard’s allowances

🕔11:27, 3.Mar 2015

An eloquent first term MP from Garissa county may soon have a date with the court after one of his former bodyguards threatened to have him compelled to pay his dues. The youthful MP, known for only employing his relatives,

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How to vote for Nepjournal in the 2015 BAKE blog awards

🕔16:57, 2.Mar 2015

1.  Visit www.blogawards.co.ke/vote. Then enter your name and email address. 3.  Scroll down to category number 17 and then go to number ‘e’. Find nepjournal.com and click vote. 5.  Scroll down and answer the simple arithmetic question and then click

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Nepjournal shortlisted for the best County blog award in the Country

🕔14:12, 2.Mar 2015

By Farah Adan The voting phase for this year’s Bake Kenyan blog awards and the list of nominees in each category was today launched in Nairobi and yours truly was shortlisted for the best county blog award. The Awards reward

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