Birth deformities have not been common in kenya with a few cases being reported often. Scientists have described birth disorders has informalities which are caused by Genes. The latest case of a deformity was reported in kaptoleio village in kerio valley where a cow gave birth two calf with two heads.
Kerio Valley has witnessed cattle rustling and banditry attacks for decades resulting into deaths and loss of properties. Since June last year, deadly attacks in the area have resulted to more than 50 lifes getting lost and thousands of livestock stolen. Today in the morning one person has been shot dead near Tot hospital in marakwet east constituency, Elgeyo-marakwet after bandits attacked the area and drove away several livestock.
Insecurity in Kerio Valley caused by banditry attacks and cattle rustling has led to the deaths of several men who have left widows and orphans that struggle with sustaining their lives. According to the Standard digital news reports, several widows and other women from Kerio Valley trekked for over 20 kilometers to Marakwet East Deputy County Commissioner Simon Osumba’s office in Chesoi to air their grievances, and loss of men to the banditry attacks and rustling.
Education CS Professor George Magoha has given a directive to all school heads not to send any students who have fee arrears back home. According to a trusted source of information, CS Magoha had affirmed that the government had released 16.8B to schools to enable them to run their activities.
Few days ago, Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha issued new directives to headteachers ahead of the reopening of schools. Speaking while inspecting school projects in Mombasa, Magoha warned school headteachers not to send students home because of unpaid fees. However, Uncertainty marred the reopening of schools in Kerio Valley after local leaders asked parents not to send their children to the institutions citing the deteriorating security situation in the region.
Kipchumba Murkomen, Senator Elgeyo Marakwet has been a vocal leader bearing in mind that he is also a professor. Following Natembeya's resignation, he responded on his twitter handle saying he should have been fired instead. "George Natembeya aspires to be the Governor of Trans Nzoia which is a cosmopolitan county.
The government of Kenya is planning to construct highway in Kerio valley at a cost cost of Ksh14.4 billion.They will start the construction in January as the government moves to open the region to investment and ease response in emergency situations. Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) said that the 124.5km road will connect Barppelo, Tot, Chesego and Marich.The road will also link West Pokot, Elgeyo Marakwet and Baringo counties.The contract of this road was awarded to a Chinese company China Railway Seventh Group and a local contractor Three N International, respectively.
Tension is high in Tot Marakwet East after four herders chased, shot dead and scores injured by 60 heavily armed bandits. The Saturday mid-afternoon attack at Kapkobil grazing area, 60 heavily armed bandits believed to have originated from the nearby county fled with hundreds of livestock. Elgeyo Marakwet County police commander Patrick Lumumba noted that the armed bandits chased the herders and opened fire at them.
Photo Courtesy. Violence among couples has increased in recent years with many couples killing and injuring each other over marital differences. The difficult economic situation has led to lots of marriage problems in different parts of the country. A middle-aged man from katibel village in Kerio Valley is currently fighting for his life in a hospital after a fight with his wife.
" Rest In Peace, " Kipchumba Murkomen Condoles With Family Of The Mother And Child Killed By Bandits
Cases of bandits have recently gone on the rise as more people continue loosing lives. This happens as the cattle rearing communities experience forced regular attacks that has left many people dead. Yesterday, news emerged that innocent mother and child were brutally murdured by bandits who raised their home shooting them dead.
Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has finally released his official statement on the security situation in the Marakwet side of the Kerio Valley region where bandits have been giving residents sleepless nights. Yesterday, a woman and her two children were shot dead by bandits at Kaben area in Marakwet east by heavily armed civilian gunmen who have assumed control in the area.
Tension High In Kerio After An Attack Where Four People Were Killed And Hundreds Of Livestock Stolen
Tension is high in Kerio Valley after four herders have been killed by bandits leaving several injured. The attack happened at Kapkobil grazing field where 60 heavily armed bandits suspected to be from their neighbouring county where they took hundreds of livestock. The Elgeyo Marakwet County Police Commander, Patrick Lumumba stated that the bandits ambushed the herders by shooting them with live bullets.
Students trek for several kilometres in search of water in Turkana County. Kenya Citizen TV. 1,774 views. Oct 30, 2021. Teachers and students in two schools in Kerio,Turkana County want the government to intervene and help them address their water challenges, to allow the students continue with their education with no interference.
The event took place in Kerio valley where suspected bandits that have been driven out of Olmoran Laikipia county. The event took place in broad daylight where the two were undertaking their activities when the Bandits ambushed them shooting them.The victims died on the spot. The bandits are heavily armed with a constant supply of bullets and food as they forceful steal livestock.The aim of the bandits is to rob residents their livestock and it is believed that very senior people are supporting them.
Residents of Kerio valley woke up to a bad day.Four people were shot in the span of five hours by unknown people yesterday.This occured in 3 different attacks. A mother,her two children and an agricultural officer fall victim of unidentified gunmen.Three armed gunmen who are suspected to be from West Pokot raided Elgeyo Marakwet county and shot Caroline David and her two children aged 15 and 12 years old.
The county government of Elgeyo Marakwet is deeply mourning the murder of Mr. Benjamin Sum who is a dedicated Agricultural officer within the devolved unit as reported via its Facebook page. “The late Sum was going about his extension service duties to farmers in the valley, a job he did with passion, when the bandits ambushed him and took his life,” the post read.
Today, sad news have engulfed Kerio valley that is found in Elgeyo Marakwet county after four people have been killed by the bandits and hundreds of livestock stolen. According to the source, the four were killed today in the afternoon at a place called Tot in Marakwet East.
Robert Alai is a Kenyan who is a cyber-activist and blogger. The man has gained fame in the country due to his flood of social media tirades. At some point, he was running the now-defunct information technology. Today morning he has taken to his official Twitter account to post a letter with some information concerning what has been happening in Kerio Valley in Elgeyo Marakwet County.
Over 200 farmers in Endo ward are counting huge losses after marauding jumbos invaded their farms, destroying crops estimated to be over Sh51 million. For the second month in a row, hundreds of elephants have invaded farms along their migratory path in Kerio Valley traversing Elgeyo Marakwet, West Pokot and Turkana counties.
A family in Elgeyo Marakwet is in agony after their daughter was brutally shot by armed bandits. The school girl who was out on her routine chores met her attackers on her way home from the river where she had been sent to fetch water. Image: Courtesy The men who are said to be from a neighbouring town shot on the arm and stomach.