West Pokot County

16-year-old boy charged with defiling 6-year-old girl in West Pokot

By | 3 weeks ago

A teenage boy aged 16 years old who is alleged to have defiled a six years old girl was on Friday charged with the offence at Kapenguria law court.&nb...

Star of the Sea High School students. [PHOTO | FILE]
West Pokot leaders fault principals’ move to send students home over fee arrears, claims students are exposed to sex pests

By | 1 month ago

Leaders from West Pokot County have decried the move by the school heads to send away students over fee arrears saying it has led to multitudes of the...

51-year-old woman found dead behind her house with sharp knife stuck in her throat

By | 2 months ago

A 51-year-old woman is suspected to have committed suicide in Kitoyo area Muino sub-location, West Pokot county. Ripongura Chepotula Chemworan, a moth...

Samuel Moroto
Kapenguria MP charged with destruction of Sh7.9m property over 2017 incident

By | 5 months ago

Moroto was arrested on Sunday after visiting families that were evicted in a settlement scheme on the West Pokot and Trans-Nzoia counties....

buffalo kills woman
Stray buffalo shot dead after killing a woman taking her 7-month-old baby to the clinic

By | 11 months ago

Stray buffalo tracked and killed by KWS rangers after it gored to death a woman who was taking her seven-month-old baby to a clinic. ...

Domtillah Chesang
Over 400 girls circumcised in ‘rush for dowry’ as Covid-19 batters rural Kenya

By | 1 year ago

West Pokot County activist says that over 500 girls, many of them schoolgoing, have been circumcised amid Covid-19 pandemic....

Kitale-Lodwar Road
KeNHA reopens Ortum section on Kitale-Lodwar Road

By | 1 year ago

Heavy rains recently pounded West Pokot, Elgeyo-Marakwet and Baringo counties causing massive flooding and property damage....

MPs criticize Natembeya for calling off search for missing bodies at Chesegon

By | 1 year ago

Sigor and Kapenguria MPs want the government to rescind the decision to allow residents to continue with the recovery of missing bodies....

flash floods
‘We are digging victims out from mud with our bare hands after hours of waiting’

By | 1 year ago

me of the victims of the flash floods that hit West Pokot and Elgeyo-Marakwet counties were pushed kilometres downstream. ...

Elgeyo floods
Rescue efforts in Elgeyo-Marakwet-West Pokot border after flash floods

By | 1 year ago

Kenya Red Cross says the floodwaters have left the area inaccessible, hampering the struggle to reach those affected....

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