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Mandera’s EFP party candidates lodge petitions challenging election of Governor, Senator and Mandera North MP

🕔09:04, 5.Sep 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Leaders from Mandera’s Economic Freedom Party yesterday lodged a case at the Milimani law courts in Nairobi in Nairobi challenging the election three key officials in the county. Led by the party’s gubernatorial candidate Hassan Noor Hassan,

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Jubilee’s Bunow Korane elected Garissa governor as Roba retains Mandera.

🕔16:54, 10.Aug 2017

By NJ Correspondent: The ruling jubilee coalition is set for a clean sweep in Kenya’s North Eastern region after grabbing Garissa and Mandera County’s top seats and leading in Wajir as results trickle in. In Garissa, Ali Bunow Korane was

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Mandera branch Jubilee party elections end in disarray as opposing sides fail to agree

🕔22:01, 18.Dec 2016

By NJ Correspondent: A day after Mandera leaders agreed to share slots in the ruling jubilee party’s local branch official slots along constituency and clan lines, confusion marred the final results today as opposing sides failed to agree on the

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Kerrow rubbishes Roba’s ‘Facebook Senator’ remarks

🕔16:32, 16.Dec 2016

By NJ Correspondent: Mandera Senator Billow Kerrow has taken issue with Governor Ali Roba’s remarks dismissing him as a ‘Facebook Senator’ moments after the two alongside other leaders addressed a joint press conference on terror threats in the County. Roba

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GCOE’s decision to endorse Hassan Noor gets a big boost as their Weitan colleagues pledge support

🕔21:40, 15.Dec 2016

By NJ Correspondent: Mandera County gubernatorial hopeful and the Garre Council of elders endorsed Hassan Noor Hassan got a big boost today in his efforts to unseat the incumbent Mandera County governor Ali Roba after neighbors Weitan clans pledged support

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Roba dismisses Kerrow’s county security concerns hours after the two leaders took the same stand on the issue

🕔20:03, 15.Dec 2016

By NJ Correspondent: Hours after Mandera leaders set aside their differences and spoke in one voice over Al Shabaab’s continued incursions, Mandera Governor Ali Roba has dismissed as crocodile tears concerns raised by Senator Billow Kerrow. Speaking after addressing holding

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Mandera residents ask for curfew review as Governor lauds County Security arrangement

🕔22:35, 12.Dec 2016

By NJ Correspondent: Residents of Mandera County now want the government to review the timing of a curfew imposed in the area recently to curb rising cases of insecurity. Local leaders and elders made the calls during this year’s Jamhuri

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Roba denies involvement of local leaders in GCOE, Hassan Noor woes

🕔13:16, 27.Nov 2016

By Abdiweli Aden: Mandera Governor Ali Ibrahim Roba has categorically denied having any hand in the different court cases facing the Garre Council of Elders and their Chosen gubernatorial candidate Hassan Noor Hassan. In a statement, the governor who has

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GCOE call for calm as case seeking their dissolution commences in High Court

🕔21:48, 24.Nov 2016

By NJ Correspondent: The Garre Council of Elders has called for calm among members of the Garre community as a case seeking their dissolution kick started at the High Court in Nairobi on Thursday. Speaking after the case was adjourned

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Security beefed up following brief Al Shabaab takeover of border town

🕔12:26, 20.Sep 2016

By Abdiqafar Gababa: Security has been beefed up in Mandera County and Kenyan forces put on high alert following Friday’s brief Al Shabaab takeover of Borache town which borders Kenya’s Elwak town. Speaking to the media, Mandera county Commissioner Fredrick

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Kerrow defends support for Council of elders’ decision after criticism.

🕔22:29, 28.Aug 2016

By Adow Mohamed Mandera senator billow Kerrow has received criticism over his support for the council of elders’ decision that came to be known as the Banisa declaration. Kerrow said he supports the elder’s decision not for the failure of

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Governor Roba warns his opponents over spreading rumors that he is out of race.

🕔22:41, 15.Aug 2016

By Abdiweli Aden Mandera governor Ali Roba who disobeyed the Garre Council of Elders and bravely declared to seek re-election in the coming general election has taken on with his opponent over spreading misleading information that he bowed out of

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Spare us the gaffes, No room for complacency in the fight against Al Shabaab in North Eastern

🕔21:50, 2.Jul 2016

By Suleiman Hassan:   As the Westgate attack unfolded in September 2013, the man entrusted with the Country’s security Joseph Ole Lenku occasionally pulled a string of howlers that treated Kenyans to another round of drama beside the Al Shabaab

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Government to recruit additional 300 police reservists to boost security in Mandera

🕔01:19, 14.Apr 2016

By Abdiweli Aden:   The government has announced plans to strengthen security in Mandera County by recruiting an additional 300 National Police Reservists. Mandera Governor Ali Roba confirmed the announcement after hosting a high level security delegation led by Interior

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Kerrow drums up support for pastoralist political party in Mandera devolution anniversary celebrations

🕔16:26, 28.Mar 2016

By Abdiweli Aden:   Mandera Senator Billow Kerrow has called for a rallying support by the people of Northern Kenya for the yet to be formed pastoralist political party. Speaking in Mandera on Sunday during celebrations to mark the 3rd

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Mandera county commissions solar powered water project in Bulla Haji, Neboi Ward

🕔15:05, 27.Jun 2015

By Abdiweli Aden Residents of Bulla Haji in Neboi ward of Mandera County have a reason to smile after the county government yesterday commissioned a solar powered water project in the area. Commissioning the project, Mandera governor Ali Roba said

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War on terror intensifies as NEP leaders arrive in Mandera

🕔22:38, 13.Apr 2015

By Suleiman Hassan A high level delegation led by the Majority leader in the National Assembly Hon. Aden Duale and Cabinet Secretary for Industrilization Mr. Adan Mohamed arrived in Mandera today. The delegation comprising of the entire North Eastern leadership

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