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Final Ritual after Ceremonial Bull

The bride vesting is performed at her husband’s homestead where she is assigned a traditional goddess-mother who is referred to as a customary mother...

Turkana Traditional Marriage

Turkana traditional marriage is called "akuta" and is one of the important aspects of life of any Turkana. It’s a rite of passage


The use of tobacco is very common by the Turkana from time immemorial. It is commonly chewed and sniffed by the Turkana across all...


Ekicholong is a Turkana traditional stool used by men and it is a taboo for a woman to sit on or touch..

County and USAID focus on Sustainable use of local Resources

The County Government of Turkana in partnership with USAID and its Implementing Partners(IPs) focus on enhanced Joint Work Planning Process (JWP)...

Governor Finally Launches Biashara Centre

The Turkana County Governor, H.E Jeremiah Lomorukai has finally launched Biashara Centre in the Kakuma-Kalobeyei refugee-hosting area. The institution is set to provide essential...

140 National Police Reservists Pass-out

Turkana County Governor, H.E Jeremiah Lomorukai attended the pass-out of 140 National Police Reservists (NPR) who completed five weeks of specialized training in Lokichoggio...

Turkana Governor Launches Youth and Women Investment Fund

Turkana County Governor Jeremiah Lomorukai launched sh.187.5 million during the second phase of the Turkana County Youth and Women Empowerment Fund on 14th April...

Governor commits to work with President

Turkana County Governor commits to work with all leaders including the President without threats from anyone..

Calls for change of approach to end banditry

Highlighting the prolonged history of banditry in Turkana County, the Governor underscored that the phenomenon had lasted for over 60 years, leading to the death of many innocent residents...

Assessment reveals opportunities to improve Turkana County’s ECDE

To improve early childhood development education (ECDE) following an assessment using the Kenya Schools Readiness Assessment Tools (KSRAT)...