Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : IDPs

Land Parcels Identified to Resettle 17,000 IDPs

Standard Pg 7
Sunday, 21 Oct 2012

The Government has announced plans to resettle more than 17,000 displaced persons by December. Ministries of Lands and Special Programmes announced parcels of land have been identified where the profiled persons will be settled be

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Government dismisses claims of IDPs neglect

The Star Pg 5
Saturday, 20 Oct 2012

The government yesterday denied allegations that it has neglected Internally Displaced Persons. Special Programmes minister Esther Murugi yesterday said the government has spent over Sh1.7 billion to purchase land and to support t

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Fights erupt as Squatters block Poll Violence victims from new Homes

Daily Nation, pg 34
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012

Chaos erupted at a farm in Njoro District Nakuru County as IDPs clashed with squatters over land ear marked for settling them. The 1,100 acre Kisima Farm was turned into a battleground for several hours as more than 500 IDPs pipel

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Justice for Poll Victims tops Bensouda agenda

Daily Nation pg 3
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012

Mrs Fatou Bensouda, now four months, six days old in office, is leading a team of prosecutors in discharging the court’s mandate — prosecuting cases of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. These are perhap

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Plan to resettle IDPs opposed

Daily Nation pg 9
Monday, 22 Oct 2012

The fate of more than 100 displaced people living in the Nakuru Pipeline camp hangs in the balance after leaders from Molo constituency opposed their resettlement in the area. Kisima Farm was recently identified by the government

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State will help IDPs to repay loans, promises AFC director

The Star Pg 13
Saturday, 13 Oct 2012

The government has offered to help IDPs who have pending loans with the Agricultural Finance Corporation to clear them. AFC managing director Lucas Meso said yesterday they have talked to some of the IDPs in the Rift Valley who wi

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IDPs injured in Resettlement Confrontation

Standard Pg 20
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012

Scores of internally displaced persons (IDPs) seeking resettlement were injured, some seriously, after they clashed with police along the Nairobi-Nakuru Highway. Transport along the road was disrupted for hours as police charged a

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IDPs in Marakwet want TJRC Disbanded

The Star Pg 16
Monday, 08 Oct 2012

IDPs and victims of past land clashes have backed demands to disband Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission which is seeking an extension of its mandate. The IDPs said they had hoped that the TJRC would help resolve some of t

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