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Cabinet Secretary for Industrialization Hon. Adan Mohamed was today received by H.E Governor Ali Roba at the Mandera airstrip .

The CS was accompanied by the North Eastern Regional Coordinator Amb.Mohamed Saleh, the Kenyan Ambassador to Iran Hon. Rukia Subow, presidential advisor on legal matters Hon. Abdikadir Hussein and other senior government officials.

The team is on voter registration sensitization mission and promotion of peaceful election in this year`s poll. They met with County stakeholders at the Mandera county headquarters and discussed the issues extensively.

Today a project organized and funded by the European Union in partnership with Mandera County Government, the Aga Khan foundation, Islamic Relief and National council for Nomadic Education in Kenya that is aimed at improving social and economic opportunities for the youth in Mandera County was launched in Mandera town. 
The project targets youths in the following areas:
Youth attending and graduating from Vocational Training Centres,Youths Who have dropped out of school,Youths who are curently Enterprenuers and in school youths.

1. Training on Business Skill
2.Formation Of Youth Groups and Capacity building on developmental issues
3.Linking them to financial institutions
4. Dialogue forums between the youth and government on youth related issues
5.supporting technical vocational Education and training
6. Capacity development for 3 civil society organization to provide quality civic and economic Engagement for the Youth.

Mandera County Government is privileged to have Turkana County Government and their County Security and Intelligence Committee officials for a benchmarking on the implementation of the National Police Reserve programme. Turkana County Government intends to roll out the NPR programme as part of strengthening community policing within the county to achieve local security. MCG successfully rolled out the programme working in collaboration with the National Police Service. The focus areas of interest to the team included; A background to the implementation of the NPR programme, leadership command and management, non-governmental stakeholder engagement and support, legal framework between MCG and the county security and intelligence committee(CSIC), shared communication monitoring system for information exchange, MCG and CSIC arrangement for the sustainability of the programme,milestones achieved and challenges jointly experienced by MCG and CSIC, resource mobilization in support of the programme and the role of the community in the NPR programme.

The interactive programme that brought together the national security team, County Government officials and community stakeholders was concluded this morning at the county headquarters. We wish Turkana County Government best of luck as they utilize the experience and the lessons gained from our county to inform their implementation of the NPR programme.

Mandera county government , department of cohesion and intergration led by the county chief officer Mr. Mohamed today held a peace stakeholders meeting in Mandera town.

The meeting which will be held after every three months is aimed at promoting peaceful coexistence among the communities living in the county.

The message that everyone should take up the responsibility of strenthening peace was loud and clear. MCG has in the past few years played a major role in building and strenthening peace in the county and across the borders.

We wish you all a very peaceful night

Mandera county First Lady Her Excellency Hodhan Ibrahim has today presided over the launch EU supported Maternal Child Nutrition program by Save the Children and UNICEF in conjunction with MCG at the Red Sea Resort in Mandera town.

Presentations on the nutrition situation in the county were done by save the Children country representative Mr. Hasaan Abdulla , Abdille Maalim of UNICEF and MCG representative Mr. Hared Adan.

During his presentation, Mr. Hared said that the CountyGovernment has recruited a total of 37 nutritionist up from only 3 before devolution. The program is aimed at strenthening community resilience to handle shocks and stress through improved access, provision and monitoring of health nutrition and sanitation in the county.

Top officials led by the CEC health Mr. Ahmed Mohamed and his chief officer Maryam Dahir, the area MCA Mr. Feisal Abdinoor, the chair county assembly health committee Mr. Abdullahi Abdirahman, Nominated MCA Mrs. Umulkheir were present at the function.

County Health Ministry launches measles mob campaign

Monday, 18 April 2016 05:36 Written by

Mandera county CEC for health,Mr Ahmed Sheikh Mohammed has this morning launched measles mop up campaign at Mandera county referral hospital.

The seven day exercise that targets to vaccinate 460,000 children below the age of 14 years across the county is carried out in partnership with the UNICEF and WHO.

The county's ministry of health dispatched a team of health workers to all the six sub-counties for vaccination , monitoring and surveillance of the measles virus

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), in partnership with Mandera County Department of Tourism, Energy and Natural Resources distributed 600 seedlings to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Rhamu.

 With support from the USAID's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), NRC distributed assorted household items to 2,775 IDPs and affected host community members. Through this one time activity, over 30 million shillings was injected into the local economy of the town.

 In a much welcomed approach, the local shops were contracted to supply the items. The county government appreciates the NRC for its support.

CEC Health services Mr. Ahmed Sheikh Mohamed today officially declared a cleaning exercise dubbed “I take responsibility for a cleaner Mandera” open in Mandera town.

The CEC was accompanied by a team of public health officers, Area MCA Feisal Abdinoor among other county officials. He inspected food kiosks at Bus Park and the slaughterhouse where he urged the traders to maintain hygiene while operating their businesses.

The exercise is informed by the outbreak of diarrhea disease following the rainy season.

Mandera county government has embarked on a mission to empower the youth and women`s groups across the county. Speaking at an official opening ceremony of Gurdis women group greenhouse farm in Banisa sub-county, H.E Governor Ali Roba said he was impressed with the farm produce and the effort of the group members with the support of the county government. "My government will provide necessary support to Gurdis and many such groups across the county to help them create an income generating activities," he said. Accompanying the governor in the tour of the expansive sub-county, Agriculture CEC Mrs. Johora Abdi Mohamed added that the county government is providing logistic services, technical and extension officers to advise the farmers on the best input besides monitoring farming activities. The county ministry of agriculture aims to promote crop and vegetable farming among the farmers across the county.

The Governor of Mandera County H.E Governor Ali Roba has pledged to purchase a school bus and construct science laboratory for Wayam Secondary school in Banissa sub-county at a prize giving ceremony. The school had a mean score of 6.20 up from 4.5 in 2012 becoming the second best performing secondary school in the county after Mandera secondary school in the just released KCSE result. The school was at the center of controversy in 2014 when students' unrest caused widespread damage to the school facilities. The school received a grant of Kenyan shillings 2M from the county government following the destruction. The cash was spent on the purchase of office furniture, textbooks and expansion of the staff room. The Governor also presided over the prize giving ceremony at Kiliweheri primary school, which became the second best performing primary school after Elram in Mandera South sub-county. In a bid to improve the students' and pupils` performance, the county government introduced a county wide mock examination for form three and four students in secondary schools and class 7 and 8 pupils in primary schools among other measures put in place. The Governor attended the price giving ceremonies on the first day of his five-day tour to Banissa sub-county.

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