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Turkana Children in Kenya Continue to Suffer Malnutrition Amid Poor Health Services

Last week, I travelled from the capital city of Nairobi, Kenya, to Turkana County which is in the northern part of the country. Turkana is a largely pastoralist community with a population of 855,000 people. 1,115 more words


Turkana's Children Race for Survival

By Maryanne Waweru-Wanyama

Among some mothers in Turkana, a newborn does not start breastfeeding until he responds to his name.

“After she gives birth, different names are called out and only when the newborn responds positively to a name will he begin breastfeeding,” says Nicholas Losike, a community health worker in Loima district, Turkana. 1,328 more words

Life Is Not A Bed Of Roses: The Other Kenya

In life, some things comes as a default, we don’t choose where to be born nor do we choose our parents. For some of us, we are lucky enough to find ourselves in an environment that we can refuse to be captives off but for many children in northern part of Kenya, have a very slim chance to succeed in life. 282 more words

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The open blue skies and sunsets in Turkana County are breath taking. Whether you want a nice quiet morning jog or an evening scenic walk, Turkana will offer you one of the best sceneries that you cannot experience anywhere else. 751 more words

Tullow Kenya conducts Stakeholder Engagement in Elgeyo Marakwet & Baringo

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Tullow Kenya has announced it has completed a series of meetings in Elgeyo Marakwet and Baringo Counties which were undertaken to update local leaders, area representatives, and the community on the impending Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) to be conducted ahead of the start of oil exploration drilling in Block 12A. 455 more words

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Beach Holiday in Turkana - Eliye Springs


Way before the excitement of finding oil in Turkana, the Travel Diaries crew were determined to showcase and film the attractions in that area. 766 more words