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Military should man our borders - Turkana MP - The Star

August 01, 2015

Article published by The Star on 22nd July, 2015
An MP wants the military deployed on the Kenya-Ethiopia-Uganda-South Sudan border to contain cattle rustling. Turkana women's representative Joy ...

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Deploy KDF to Turkana - South Sudan Border, Turkana Women Rep asks National Government

August 01, 2015

Turkana County Women Representative Joyce Emanikor has asked the National Government to deploy the Kenya Defense Forces(KDF) to the volatile Turkana- South Sudan border. Ms Emanikor said the killing of Lokichoggio OCS Dominic Ng'ang'a and a Kenya Police Reservists (KPR), who were shot dead by Top ...

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Emanikor calls for roads repair - The Star

August 01, 2015

Article published by The Star on 20th July, 2015
Turkana women's representative Joyce Emanikor has threatened to mobilise residents against the construction of Turkana- Lamu oil pipeline unless th ...

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Presentation by Hon Emanikor at Parliament Buildings 06/05/2015

May 10, 2015


Madam Chair, I submit the following as MP Turkana County and as an environmentalist. I had raised the same issues to the Committee in January 2015 and the Committee was to summon N ...

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The Peace Caravan - Press Release 7/5/2015

May 07, 2015


We the professionals from Turkana, Samburu, Baringo, Marsabit, West Pokot, Laikipia and Isiolo counties united for peace, condemn in the strongest terms possible the Nadome massacre and other killings in Samburu and Marsabit. We are disheartened in the manner by which th ...

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Table Banking in Turkana County

March 15, 2015

What is table banking?

It is a group funding scheme where members of given groups meet once a month, place their savings, loan repayments and other contributions on the table then borrow immediately either as long term or short term loans. The women often utilize the funds borrowed as capi ...

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November 03, 2014

While thanking His Excellency the President for visiting Kapedo and for the rapid response, I want to start by strongly condemning and denouncing the cold-blooded killings by the Pokot of security officers and civilians that took place at Kasarani, between Lomelo and Kapedo in Turkana East Sub-count ...

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Greenhouses in Schools Will Curb Hunger, says MP - Daily Nation

October 04, 2014

Article published by Daily Nation on 3rd October, 2014 by Sammy Lutta
Woman Representative Joyce Emanikor wants all schools in Turkana to adopt greenhouse farming to curb hunger in the region. Ms Em ...

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REQUEST FOR STATEMENT - Education in Turkana

August 09, 2014

Pursuant to Standing Order 44 (2) (c), I wish to request for a statement from the Chairperson of the Departmental Committee on Education, Research and Technology regarding the status of Education in Turkana County, in particular the acute shortage of teachers.

Hon Speaker, the state of ed ...

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August 09, 2014


Ladies and gentlemen, I am here today to raise an alarm on the education crisis in Turkana and to reiterate what we have always appealed for as area MPs.

First of all, I confirm and appreciate the recent documentary by th ...

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Women from Pokot and Turkana communities hold a peace crusade [KTN Kenya]

June 10, 2014 For the very first time women from the Pokot and Turkana communities sat down to dialogue. Led by their female legislators, the women held their first peace crusade in west Pokot County in a bid to curb the constant cattle raids in the region.

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Regrettable Govt Security Response in Turkana South

March 22, 2014

I am so alarmed at what the government, through the office of the IG did to the people of Turkana yesterday the 21 March 2014 by disarming the KPRs and withdrawing GSU from Nakwamoru in Turkana South. On the night of 15th March 2014, a group of 500 raiders pounced on Kakongu village ...

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Turkana Women Rep calls for title deeds law draft

March 05, 2014

As Posted on News24
The Turkana County women Rep Joyce Emanikor called upon the County Assembly on Thursday to draft out a law that provides ...

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KVDA donates relief food to Kapua residents, Turkana County

February 24, 2014

Kerio Valley Development Authority (KVDA) has donated over 100 bags of maize, 50 bags of beans and cooking oil to people affected by hunger in Kapua, Turkana County. KVDA County director, Patrick Nasia, says they will continue to work with the National Government and the County Government to create ...

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Biting hunger drives children out of school - The Standard

February 19, 2014

Article published by Daily Nation on 19th February, 2014 by Sammy Lutta
More than 10,000 children in Turka ...

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On Famine and Starvation in Turkana

February 01, 2014

Starvation in Turkana is trending high. As my friend Ekai Nabenyo would put it, 2 Counties are trending: Turkana and Machakos but for 2 different and opposite reasons. Many people are asking many questions: What are politicians doing? How about the 2 governments, who is responsible for emergency ope ...

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Four killed as livestock thieves ambush herdsmen - Daily Nation

January 28, 2014

Article published by Daily Nation on 26th January, 2014
Four people have been confirmed dead after r ...

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Alert: 21 Measles cases detected on Sudanese refugees in Turkana - The Standard

January 19, 2014

Article published by The Standard on 19th January, 2014 by Joseph Muraya
Turkana, Kenya: Six new measle ...

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Hon. Joyce Emanikor, Co-Chair of the PCC-K, Speaks at World Bank December 2013

December 16, 2013

During the first week of December 2013, ICCF Kenya had a productive week of network-building meetings in DC, represented by Hon. Joyce Emanikor, MP Turkana County, who is the newest Co-Chair of the Parliamentary Conservation Caucus – Kenya Chapter (PCC-K). Of principal importance was the briefing ...

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ICCF with PCC, Kenya Chapter

December 05, 2013

Representing Kenya in Washington DC, as part of the International Conservation Caucus Foundation family. [gallery ids="161,162,163,164,165"] In Washington DC meeting donors for conservation work in Kenya. I am now a co-chair of the Parliamentary Conservation Caucus, Kenya Chapter. Read More

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