Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : TJRC

La, Haturudii Tena!

The Star
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011

There is a pullout of the TJRC public hearings from different parts of the country.

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TJRC Told Kanu Brought Down Factory

The Standard, Pg 31
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011

Residents of Turkana said diplomatic wrangled between Kenya and Norway cause the collapse the multi-million shilling Kalokol Factory that had devastating effects to the residents. The government felt threatened and evicted the don

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Resource Sharing and Border Rows Top Truth Agenda

Daily Nation, Pg 34
Thursday, 13 Oct 2011

Unequal sharing of services, boundaries and disarmanent were cited by residents as contentious issues during TJRC hearings in Turkana County. Humanitarian organizations were accused of giving priority to refugees and ignoring the

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TJRC Promoses Justice for Kiambaa Fire Victims

The Standard, Pg 27
Friday, 07 Oct 2011

TJRC Commissioners visited the site where 36 PEV victims died at Kiambaa Kenya Assemblies of God Church in Eldoret. The truth team promised they will ensure justice prevails. The commission also received statements on extra-judici

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Eldoret Widows Overcome by Emotion at TJRC Hearings

The Star, Pg 16
Thursday, 06 Oct 2011

Emotions ran high as women testified to the TJRC how they watched their husbands being Killed, injured and crippled during the PEV. Chair Tecla Namachanja posed the proceedings and led the women in Christian worship songs to help

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Church Blames Tribalism for Violence

The Standard, Pg 24
Tuesday, 04 Oct 2011

The Catholic Church is calling for a national peace policy that will advocate for co-existence among all communities. Bishop Cornelius Korir of Eldoret told a TJRC sitting in the area that tribal politics was to blame for recurren

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Tearful Victims Recall Fire Deaths

Daily Nation, Pg 5
Wednesday, 05 Oct 2011

Tears flowed freely as survivors of PEV narrated their ordeals to the TJRC sitting in Eldoret. The events of Kiambaa church blaze that killed more than 40 people was the hallmark of the hearings. The victims accused the police of

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North Rift Clashes Blamed on Biased Land Allocations

Daily Nation, Pg 36
Wednesday, 05 Oct 2011

A TJRC sitting in Eldoret heard that inequitable sharing of natural resources including land and power struggles are the causes of post poll chaos. Political and religious leaders criticised previous and current governments for fa

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