Kenya: How Political Goodwill Calmed Troubled Turkwel and Kainuk

Relative peace has returned to the volatile border of West Pokot and Turkana counties after many years of protracted banditry and cattle rustling.

For close to five years now, the troubled Turkwel and Kainuk areas have remained calm, with very few gun sounds being heard in the region previously known as a battlefield for bandits.

The tranquility is the result of peace caravans organised by politicians, professionals and religious leaders and the deployment of a contingent of security officers…


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