It is located in eastern kenya bordering somalia to the east wajir county and isiolo county to the north tana river county to the west and lamu county to the south and it covers an area of 45 720 km 2 with a population of around 623 060 people. October 26th 2020.
Garissa women activists have petitioned the government to constitute a special committee to among other things critically assess the maslaha rape mediation system with a view to abolishing it.
Garissa county kenya. Gaarisa is the capital of garissa county kenya it is situated in the former north eastern province residential areas in garissa are called bulas the main bulas are bula taqwa mzuri garissa yarey bula punda bula sheikh and bula cadan. Brief history of garissa county. Pursuant to article 196 1 of the cok2010 and the garissa county assembly standing order 121 3 there will be public participation on thursday october 29 2020 at nomad palace hotel.
This is a list of all administrative wards in garissa county. Garissa county experienced political oppression and economic exclusion by the government. 5 best value of 11 places to stay in garissa arrived at garissa on a friday evening warmly received and checked in within few minutes.
Rooms are spacious overlooking the beautiful swimming pool. It covers an area of 44 174 1 km 2 the county borders the republic of somalia to the east lamu county to the south tana river county to the west isiolo county to the north west and wajir county to the north. Garissa county part of nfd was carved out of jubaland territory of present day southern somalia during the colonial period like most regions in kenya garissa had its share of tragedies arising from the colonial era notably of the garissa bulla kartasi massacre of 1980.
2020 2021 county finance bill. Job opportunities county government of garissa 6 downloads 135 66 kb download galmagala gubis deka harja road maintenance tender advert 36 downloads 111 66 kb. The county headquarters are located in garissa township and the governor is nathif.
The incidents come just a day after both garissa and isiolo county commissioners convened a peace meeting in the same area with local leadership including lagdera mp mohamed hire and area garissa. Gabolka gaarisa is an administrative county in the former north eastern province of kenya its capital and largest urban area is garissa the county had a population of 841 353 at the 2019 census and a land area of about 44 753 km 2 17 279 sq mi. Garissa county is one of the three counties in the north eastern region of kenya.
As of 31 august 2016 garissa county had more than 260 000 somali refugees in refugee camps at dadaab which is located in.