TURKANA - Security beefed up on borders
Kenya has set up additional security camps and immigration offices on the Kenyan border with Ethiopia and South Sudan to check crime and improve trade between the three countries. Four security camps have been established at Kibish and Todonyang’ on the Kenya-Ethiopia border and Nadapal on Kenya’s border with South Sudan, to crackdown on bandits and cattle rustlers and promote harmonious relations among the locals. Two immigration offices established in Kibish on the border with Ethiopia and another at Lokichogio, the gateway to South Sudan, are aimed at promoting trade.
Traders who were interviewed said they were registering booming business that has transformed their livelihoods following improved security on the border. “Some of the families who had fled the border due to recurrent attacks have returned to their homes...,” said Ekuam Akoru, a resident of Kibish.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The Daily Nation