Tag: Turkana

First Sh1.2bn Oil Export Places Kenya on Global Map

Kenya is using this initial export to test the global market before it embarks on large scale commercial production of its oil.

Kenyans die as drought and hunger ravages 13 counties

About one million people in the country are facing drought and hunger with two people reported dead of starvation in Turkana county with many others staring at the same fate. The two, a man and a woman, are said to have died last week while...

Tullow says Kenyan oil well received in market

Tullow Oil says it has begun to market Kenya's low sulphur oil ahead of its first lifting into the international market under the Early Oil Pilot Scheme (EOPS), adding initial reactions have been very positive. While announcing its 2018 full year results, the British giant...

Written in the stars? Astronomical observatory mooted for Kenya

The fault may not be in our stars, but could it be possible to research and observe the world of astronomy from the grounds of Kenya? That was certainly the quest as astronomy stakeholders from around the world met in early February at a conference...

Female circumcision lives on in a modern world with tough laws

The decision to cut girls remains a parental and societal matter, with fathers as the main decision-makers as well as chiefs and other leaders

Report: Levels of malnutrition in Turkana, Samburu critical

Report attributes critical malnutrition levels to chronic and non-food related factors such as poor child care feeding practices and disease prevalence