Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : TJRC

Only Four Days Left to Name Anti-Graft Czar

Sunday Nation, Pg 8
Sunday, 20 Nov 2011

Kibaki and Raila have until Thursday to nominate the next EACC directors. They are yet to pick a candidate from a list forwarded to them by the select committee chaired by Ms Rose Mambo. The team must be in office by December 15th

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TJRC Pre-Hearings Start in Machakos

The Star, Pg 15
Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011

Land issues and police brutality dominated TJRC pre-hearings in Machakos. The commission was told of many who where deprived of their land by powerful people and the ugly scars met to them by police beatings over the years. The ma

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TJRC Public Hearings Schedule

Daily Nation, Pg 37
Friday, 28 Oct 2011

The TJRC has published information regarding public hearings in central and lower eastern Kenya. They will commence on November 1st in Kiriyandogo and end in Kajiado on 6th December.

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Truth Team Told of Bias in Settling Violence Victims

Daily Nation, Pg 36
Thursday, 27 Oct 2011

PEV victims in Eldam Ravine told the TJRC that the resettlement of IDPs has been biased. They told a TJRC sitting in Kabarnet that other IDPs from other parts of the country were being settled but they have been neglected.

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TJRC Hears of Attacks on Njemps by the Pokot

The Star, Pg 16
Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011

Marginalisation and insecurity issues dominated TJRC sittings in Baringo County. The residents said the central government had ignored them. Members of the Njemps community also lamented of the governments refusal to accord them t

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Rustling, Land Feuds Wrack Trans Nzoia

The Star, Pg 14
Monday, 24 Oct 2011

Cattle rustling and land disputes in Trans Nzoia and Marakwet districts took center stage during TJRC hearings in Kitale. They lamented that cattle rustling has been happening since 1992 but the government since not committed to e

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Who Killed Baimungi and Why?

Saturday Standard, Pg 10
Saturday, 22 Oct 2011

The TJRC will conduct public hearings on the killings of four top Mau Mau leaders on January 26 1965. The four were killed soon after meeting President Kenyatta who gave them flags, a car and promised them land after they surrende

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Three Arrested for Stealing Food meant for IDPs

The Standard, Pg 28
Friday, 21 Oct 2011

Police in Molo arrested a procurement officer and a businessman in connection with the theft of relief maize meant for IDPs. A lorry driver that was allegedly transporting the 94 bags of maize was also arrested. However, a senior

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