Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Police Reforms

Police chiefs queried over fake officer saga

Daily Nation pg 8
Tuesday, 08 Jan 2013

Police chiefs who worked with the mysterious man charged with impersonating a senior police officer were on Monday summoned to Nairobi over the saga. Rift Valley Provincial Police Officer John Mbijiwe and his predecessor, now in C

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M’Mbijiwe claims credit for exposing Waiganjo

The Star Pg 4
Monday, 07 Jan 2013

Rift Valley provincial police officer John M’Mbijiwe has acknowledged that a man accused of a spate of criminal activities is the head of the Kenya Police Reservists in Rift Valley. Details emerged on Saturday that Joshua Ka

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Ex-police officer new anti-graft commission boss

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Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012

A former police officer has been appointed acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC). Abdi Ahmed Mohamud had been appointed as the deputy CEO, operations, but was sworn in yesterday t

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New police nominees await Parliament nod

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Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012

Former Director of Police Operations David Kimaiyo will be named the first Inspector General of Police if Parliament approves his name as planned. Officials said President Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga settled on him last

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US to respect outcome of March poll

Daily Nation pg 56
Sunday, 16 Dec 2012

The United States and its European allies will respect the will of Kenyans when they elect the country’s fourth president next year.  The State Department said on Friday it has made no decision on whether to allow Uhuru

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Redeployment and shuffling expected in police service

The Star Pg 5
Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012

It has now emerged that under the National Police Service Act, senior police officers face redeployment as their positions have been scrapped. National Police Service Commission chairman Johnstone Kavulundi said politically appoin

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Ipoa objects Muhoro, Kimilu hiring over integrity claims

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Thursday, 13 Dec 2012

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (Ipoa) has opposed the nomination of current CID director Ndegwa Muhoro and his deputy Gideon Kimilu for the post of the Director of Criminal Investigations. On Wednesday Ipoa wrote to

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Agency seeks to stop hiring of CID boss

Daily Nation pg 8
Thursday, 13 Dec 2012

Kenya’s top police detectives are being investigated by the policing oversight team over what it terms as serious allegations touching on their integrity. A new director is set to be appointed for a six-year-term by end of n

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