Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : IDPs

NGO Threatens to Sue over IDPs

The Star, Pg 17
Monday, 17 Oct 2011

The Kenya National Organization for Victims of Ethnic Clashes claims some influential persons are capitalising on the IDPs predicarment to enrich themselves. It threatened to sue the government officials for interferring with the

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New Team to Foster National Pride Planned

Daily Nation, Pg 17
Friday, 14 Oct 2011

A new commission will be set up to promote patriotism, national values and principles. It will function as a state organ in charge of the National Integrity Awards to recognize Kenyans who advance the values and good governance. I

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Joy as State Starts Building Houses for IDPs

The Standard, Pg 24
Monday, 10 Oct 2011

The ministry of special programmes unveiled a resettlement programme for IDPs in Trans-Nzoia County. The IDPs will benefit from more than 200 new houses. The National Humanitarian Board chairman Moses Akaranga launched the 259 hou

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Ethics Law to Address Corruption, Violence

The People, Pg 12
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011

Justice Minister Mutula Kilonzo has said the proposed National Values of Kenya Bill will restore ethical behavior once it becomes law. He said perennial trinal and land clashes, corruption and assassinations could be blamed for la

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Ndaragua IDPs Prefer Cash to Buy Own Land

The Star, Pg 17
Thursday, 13 Oct 2011

IDPs in Ndaragua have welcomed the move by the government to give them money to buy land for themselves instead of purchasing land to resettle them. They said the move will help the government not to sort for huge pieces of land b

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IDPs Claim Relief Stolen

Saturday Standard, Pg 26
Saturday, 01 Oct 2011

More than 200 IDPs currently in IDP camps in Kuresoi district held demonstrations accusing a local provincial administrator of stealing relief food meant for them. The Londiani DO left the office when they arrived hence not attend

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Mawingu IDPs Oppose Cash for Resettlement

The Standard, Pg 21
Monday, 03 Oct 2011

IDPs in Nyandarua have opposed a move by the government to offer them cash instead of land for their resettlement. The victims camping in Mawingu IDP camp observed that the move would create a loophole for corruption, just like it

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Tobiko Orders Arrest of Three over IDP Cash

Daily Nation, Pg 8
Tuesday, 04 Oct 2011

DPP Keiako Tobiko has ordered the arrest and prosecution of three senior government officials in connection with the misuse of Sh15 million IDP resettlement cash. The Special programmes ministry officials will be charged with abus

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