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Turkana

Lake. a long narrow lake in E Africa, in the Great Rift Valley. Area: 7104 sq. km (2743 sq. miles)
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"Attendance of more than 10,000 participants, including domestic and foreign delegates, translates into an expanded customer base for traders in Turkana," he said.
Lake Turkana Wind Power Ltd chairman, Mr Mugo Kibati, has said developing the manufacturing sector is key in ensuring that the ordinary mwananchi enjoys lower power costs.SH70 BILLION"There are contracts between the investors and the government which must be honoured, because it's a huge investment and there is only one buyer Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC)," said Mr Kibati during the commissioning of the Sh70 billion project and the Sh28 billion Loiyangalani-Suswa high-voltage power transmission line in Marsabit County.
EST], a helicopter crashed at Central Island National Park in Lake Turkana, killing all its five occupants on board.
The Early Oil Pilot Scheme is a project that will utilize existing wells in Turkana County to produce 2,000 barrels of oil per day which will be transported to Mombasa by road.
Researchers at the University of Bradford in England and the Turkana Basin Institute teamed up to create Fossil Finder.
With our financing for the wind park at Lake Turkana we boost private-sector commitment for renewable energy carriers, said Eric Kaleja, Director of the DEG Representative Office in Kenya, on the occasion of the signing ceremony in Nairobi.
The two companies are transporting almost 4,200 pounds of surgical eye material to Lodwar Hospital in Turkana. The goods transported include medication, eye drops, intraocular lenses, sutures, eyeglasses, sunglasses and custom packs for cataract surgery.
ON THE HOT AND SANDY NORTH-western fringes of Kenya is Lake Turkana, which borders Ethiopia.
A number of international environmental groups, among others, International Rivers, Survival International, the Counter Balance Coalition, and the Friends of Lake Turkana, have been calling upon the European Investment Bank; the World Bank, and the African Development Bank to refrain granting funds for the completion of the project.
In the Rift Valley, in the northwest of Kenya, water shortages have historically lead to skirmishes between the cattle-herding Turkana and Pokot tribes.