West Pokot County

Mixed reactions as ‘dead’ Pokot man appears during planning of his funeral

By | 4 weeks ago

Residents of Kongelai in West Pokot took their heels in fear and shock when a man they thought was dead resurfaced during the planning of his funeral....

Shock in Kapenguria as man walks into his own funeral

By | 1 month ago

Residents of Kongelai in Kapenguria, West Pokot county were left shocked after a local whom they thought dead resurfaced in his own funeral. According...

‘Kwara Kwara’ – Popular Pokot dance banned for increasing sexual appetite among youth

By | 2 months ago

The national government has banned a local dance by the name of Kwara Kwara in Kacheliba sub-county West Pokot county which is blamed for increased ca...

Property worth over Ksh2.4M destroyed in school fire in West Pokot

By | 3 months ago

Property worth over Ksh2.4 million was burnt down after two solar batteries exploded at Kutung primary school in Serewo, West Pokot County. The fire b...

West Pokot: One man, two KCPE candidates die after drowning in pond

By | 3 months ago

Three people including two pupils have lost their lives after drowning in a water pond in Chewoyet village, Kapenguria Township, West Pokot County. Ac...

West Pokot: Anti-FGM crusaders decry increase of cases as residents force their way into practice

By | 4 months ago

There is an upsurge of female genital mutilation cases in West Pokot with the advent of Covid 19 worsening the situation. According to stakeholders fi...

Armed men invade West Pokot police camp, injure four officers

By | 4 months ago

Four police officers from West Pokot are nursing injuries after raiders stormed Makena Operation Camp inside Laikipia Nature Conservancy. In a stateme...

Relief as 15-year-old girl runs from forced marriage after forced circumcision

By | 4 months ago

A fifteen-year-old girl has shocked many after she walked a hundred kilometers to evade a forced marriage and get back to school after she was forcefu...

Fred Matiang'i
CS Matiang’i imposes 6pm-6am curfew in select counties

By | 4 months ago

Interior CS Fred Matiang’i has imposed a 6pm to 6am curfew in parts of Elgeyo Marakwet, Baringo and West Pokot counties over fighting in Tot are...

Alarm as man hangs himself using bedsheet in West Pokot

By | 4 months ago

A 29-year-old man has committed suicide at Sunflower area of Makutano township within West Pokot county. The man whose body was found in his house on ...

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