How illegal sandalwood trade thrives in full glare of authorities

Samburu County Police Commander Karanja Muiruri (right) and Waso Assistant County Commissioner Bernard Onyango (left) display sandalwood that police impounded in Archers Post, Samburu, in April 2019. VIVIAN JEBET | NATION

The succession of plains and the undulating sinusoidal hills and canyons from Samburu Central to Baragoi in the north and Archers Post on the Samburu-Isiolo border make one of the most scenic swathes of Kenya’s landscape.

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