STEPHEN ASTARIKO

Correspondent, North Eastern

BIO: Science journalist with over 10 years experience and who writes on agriculture, politics, environment, water & sanitation and climate change.

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Move Garissa dumpsite of death, say residents

Say stench and toxins makes them sick and many have had to move.

Drugs killing our youth — Mandera leaders

Political leaders and clerics call for a crackdown on sellers, including prosecution.

Social Protection department cleans up beneficiaries list

Ineligible beneficiaries to removed, more deserving cases to be brought on board

Give youth jobs to end radicalisation, state told

Leaders say young people join terror groups because of lack of jobs

Shabaab strike Lafey, injure one, destroy Safaricom mast

Police reservists engaged the militants in a shootout for about an hour.

Security beefed for census, says Birik

Recent Shabaab attacks have raised fears the militants may disrupt exercise.

Don't send students home for fees, Wajir school heads told

Governor said it would be ‘inhuman and unwise’ for school heads to send students home.

Hundreds screened at free cancer clinic in Wajir

Governor says access to screening, treatment and palliative care need to be prioritised

Change law to allow ex-convicts get jobs, says Wajir senator

Convicts cannot be employed by the government, private sector does not absorb them.

Leaders condemn killing of reservists in Mandera

Al Shabaab terrorists murdered Noorow, Adan at their home.

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