Samburu County Science & Nature
Hundreds displaced as heavy rains hit Maralal in Samburu
Government to commence a resource center for climate change in Samburu County
2017-12-18 16:23:11 The Government has commenced plans to establish a community based resource center for climate change in Samburu County as the effects of global warming continue to be felt. Ministry of environment and natural resources’ low emission and climate resilient development project Manager Dr Haron Maina Waroi says the center will be established at Lesidai area in Samburu west as a pilot project. Samburu county.   Read More ...
Herds of cattle perish following heavy downpour in Samburu
2017-05-07 16:02:01 Residents of Samburu North Sub County are counting millions of shillings in losses after their herds of cattle perished following heavy downpour in the area. They say after months of drought the much anticipated rains are causing distress instead of relief. Affected areas are Nyiro, Ndoto, Elbarta, Nachola, Angata and Baawaa.   Read More ...
Heavy rains in Samburu County leaves several places flooded
2017-05-04 16:10:53 Police in Kisii County have launched investigation into the mysterious murders of two night guards. Elsewhere, learning in schools within Maralal town and its environs has been adversely affected by heavy rains that continue to pound the larger Samburu County leaving several areas flooded.   Read More ...
Floods hit parts of Samburu County
2017-05-02 22:28:14 Floods swept through parts of Samburu County where many roads remained impassable for most of the day. The weatherman is asking Kenyans to brace for heavy rains in some parts of the country in coming days.   Read More ...
Kenyan wins prestigious Stanford award for conservation
2016-09-28 14:33:29 A Samburu herder's son has won a prestigious global environment award for his efforts in conservation and entrepreneurship. Tom Lalampaa, a University of Nairobi PhD student-turned nature conservationist, won the Bright Award for Environmental Sustainability for his efforts in promoting peace through conservation and entrepreneurship. He was recognised by the Stanford University in the US for his outstanding contribution to northern Kenya’s communities and wildlife through his work as the   Read More ...
Hundreds displaced as heavy rains hit Maralal in Samburu
2016-09-21 11:01:07 Hundreds of people have been displaced by the ongoing heavy rains in Maralal, Samburu County. In Samburu Central Sub-County, a number of houses, shops, farms and bridges were swept away by the heavy floods. The most affected areas are Loikas, Miami, Shabaha, Alamano where homes, shops and roads next to Loikas River were swept away. The downpour displaced more than 1,500 pupils of Loikas Primary School in Maralal Town after   Read More ...
Two film makers die in plane crash in Samburu East
2016-03-14 23:05:10 . Samburu,Kenya: Two film makers died yesterday in a plane crash in Samburu East. The two French nationals were part of a team shooting a movie at the Sera Community Wildlife Conservancy.The plane crashed minutes after take-off at Kauro airstrip. The light aircraft had only two people on board.Samburu East Deputy County Commissioner Wilson Murungu said the plane did not burst into flames, adding that it could not ascend after   Read More ...
Tourists Die In Samburu Plane Crash
2016-03-14 14:09:00 Two tourists lost their lives on Monday morning after a plane they were flying crashed in Samburu County.The light aircraft came down a few minutes after taking off from Sera Community Conservancy in Samburu East constituency.It is reported that the two French nationals were on a tour of the wildlife conservancy area when the accident happened.Confirming the incident, area acting OCPD Jackson Mulupi said that the bodies of the deceased   Read More ...
Clean Water For Samburu Residents
2016-03-13 00:12:38 Veröffentlicht am 12.03.2016. Clean Water For Samburu Residents.   Read More ...
Census reveals low number of lions in Meru National Park
2016-02-17 18:39:20 The Warden noted that carnivores in Laikipia, Tsavo, Samburu and Nairobi have also been affected by poisoning.   Read More ...
Ewaso Nyiro is to the Samburu what the Nile is to Egyptians
2015-10-17 02:52:51 The river is to the Samburu what the Nile is to the Egyptians as it draws numerous wildlife and residents to its banks like a magnet.   Read More ...
Maasai Mara ranked eighth in top 50 African parks
2015-06-16 11:45:46 An online survey of Africa’s best national reserves has ranked the Maasai Mara eighth in the top 50 parks. According to the study by SafariBookings.com, other Kenyan reserves in the top 50 include Pejeta Conservancy, Samburu National Reserve, Tsavo West, Amboseli, Tsavo East, Lewa Conservancy, Meru National Park with Lake   Read More ...
KWS halts transfer of rhinos
2015-06-01 07:32:37 Veterinarians investigating cause of wild animals’ deaths.   Read More ...
Elephants Wreak Havoc In Samburu Farms In Search Of Food And Water
2015-03-24 14:01:52 Residents of Laikipia County are demanding speedy action from the Kenya Wildlife Services to stop wild game which has been destroying their property and endangering their lives. Jumbos have been venturing out into heavily populated areas in search of water and food increasing cases of human wildlife conflict.   Read More ...
Learning institutions in Samburu County forced to shut down due to elephant invasion
2015-03-24 13:42:47 Learning institutions in samburu county have been forced to shut down following the influx of marauding elephants encroach into the villages and schools in the area. The most affected area is kirimon village where area residents have been prevented from carrying out daily activities of fetching water and searching for pasture for their animals as the elephants block the major passage points. Residents say the elephants have also destroyed indigenous trees and say their complaints to the kenya wildlife services office in the area have fallen on deaf ears   Read More ...
Samburu Residents Forced To Trek Long Distances In Search Of Water
2015-02-22 15:01:18 80 percent of the population in Samburu county is in dire need of food and water. The drought-ravaged region has seen a marked increase in animal diseases and deaths, with area leaders urging the government to intervene.   Read More ...
Like a dik dik, hold on to what is yours
2015-02-14 06:10:47 Those lucky enough to have the opportunity to visit our national parks, especially in areas of Samburu or Tsavo must have seen a very small gazelle, the dikdik. It is the second smallest gazelle from the suni. It is also possible to see them outside the parks, especially in semi-arid environment   Read More ...
Pastoralist Communities In Laikipia, Isiolo, Samburu Hold Peace Meeting
2015-02-11 15:02:40 Pastoralist communities in Laikipia, Isiolo and Samburu counties have resolved to desist from grazing their animals in wildlife conservancies and private ranches in a move that is expected to end the recent feuds between pastoralists from the three counties that border each other.   Read More ...