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TBI Celebrates Three Successful KCSE 2021 Candidates at Ileret Town

We recently feted three candidates from TBI’s Ileret scholarship program that sponsored students from the Daasanach community. They are Rahma Ahmed Said, Joseph Arcoy Hirbnle and James Loki Abucha. Their faces are presently unmistakable in the village, having produced exceptional performance in KCSE 2021. Such results have not been seen at the remote location [...]

By |2022-07-15T14:20:44+03:00May 17th, 2022|General, Local Community Outreach|Comments Off on TBI Celebrates Three Successful KCSE 2021 Candidates at Ileret Town

Dr. Dino J. Martins appointed as Chief Executive Officer of TBI (Kenya)

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Dino J. Martins has accepted an offer from the Board of TBI (Kenya) Ltd. to serve as Chief Executive Officer of TBI (Kenya). The offer was made following full consultation with, and enthusiastic support from, TBI Kenya’s key partners: Stony Brook University, the Stony Brook Foundation, and [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:52:11+03:00May 13th, 2022|Featured, Sticky|Comments Off on Dr. Dino J. Martins appointed as Chief Executive Officer of TBI (Kenya)

Annual Scholarship meeting at TBI Ileret

Wednesday 20th April was yet another memorable occasion for the Ileret community and the community outreach program as TBI hosted the annual scholarship meeting. This was the first such meeting of its kind in Ileret after the Covid-19 restrictions were eased. The attendees of the scholarship review meeting at TBI Ileret The meeting [...]

By |2022-07-15T14:19:58+03:00April 25th, 2022|Local Community Outreach|Comments Off on Annual Scholarship meeting at TBI Ileret

Turkana Basin Institute Collaborates to Recognize All Nurses of Turkana County

TBI has been honored to host Dr. Deborah Lindell of Case Western Reserve University for the last 8 months during her Fulbright Fellowship in Turkana. Dr. Lindell has been working on developing a Nursing BSN program at the Turkana University College (TUC), as well as teaching TUC students, conducting research into nursing in Turkana county [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:52:38+03:00April 22nd, 2022|Events, Featured, General, Sticky|Comments Off on Turkana Basin Institute Collaborates to Recognize All Nurses of Turkana County

Isaiah Nengo, Associate Director of Turkana Basin Institute, Passes on

Paleontologist and National Geographic Explorer Isaiah Nengo, associate Director of the Turkana Basin Institute and Director for Research and Science at the Turkana Basin Institute passed away on 23 January at the age of 60. He was passionately dedicated to the study of Miocene hominids in Turkana, Kenya and his fieldwork led to the [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:52:48+03:00January 25th, 2022|African Fossils, Featured, General|Comments Off on Isaiah Nengo, Associate Director of Turkana Basin Institute, Passes on

Richard Leakey, Chair of Turkana Basin Institute, Passes on at 77

World-renowned paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard E. Leakey, chair of the Turkana Basin Institute (TBI) and a professor in the Stony Brook University Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences died January 2 at the age of 77. Leakey devoted the majority of his life to research on human origins, conservation of [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:52:59+03:00January 5th, 2022|Featured, General, Sticky|Comments Off on Richard Leakey, Chair of Turkana Basin Institute, Passes on at 77

Statement from the Leakey family

On Sunday 2nd January, we lost a true warrior, an individual so large in presence that he left a void that can never be filled. He has been described as iconic, and a force of nature, but to us he was Richard, Dad, and Babu. As a family, we are enormously grateful for the [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:53:10+03:00January 3rd, 2022|Featured, General|Comments Off on Statement from the Leakey family

TBI’s Participation At The Tobong’u Lore Festival 2021

Martin Kirinya and Emmanuel Aipa showcase fossils in the TBI booth at the Tobong'u Lore Festival 2021 The Tobong’u Lore cultural festival is an annual event hosted by the Turkana County Government in order to promote peace, indigenous culture and tourism within the region. This brings together local and international groups lending [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:53:20+03:00December 22nd, 2021|Featured, General, Local Community Outreach|Comments Off on TBI’s Participation At The Tobong’u Lore Festival 2021
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