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Category : IDPs
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 attending to them. According to the IDPs, the 94 bag of Maize that were t

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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 happened with their compensation money. They therefore vowed to re

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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 abuse of office, failure to comply with procurement procedures and frau

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State Changes Tack in Acquiring Land for IDPs The Standard, Pg 21
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011

The government has stopped buying farms to resettle IDPs. Special programmes minister Esther Murugi said IDPs will instead be asked to look for land and the government will buy for them. The ministry of land will carry out due diligence on land purchased to ensure it is above board.

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IDPs Intercept Lorry Ferrying Stolen Relief Food The Standard, Pg 26
Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011

 A provincial administrator in Kuresoi District is on the spot for allegedly colluding with his juniors to steal relief food meant for IDPs. According to the IDPs living on Kamara division, 94 bags of maize meant for distribution to them this month never reached them although the maize was r

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Sisters Sue to Block Sale of Land to IDPs The Star, Pg 16
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011

Eight sisters have sued the government through the AG and the Settlement Fund Trustee and want the sale of land in Subukia constituency stopped. They have also sued one of their brother Philip Kamau who they accuse of colluding with the government in the land purchase without involving them.

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Limuru MP Asks Kibaki to Resettle IDPs for His Legacy The Star, Pg 12
Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011

Limuru MP Peter Mwathi has called on Kibaki to resettle the remaining IDPs for his legacy. He said this would be the best gift Kibaki could give Kenyans as his tenure comes to an end.

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IDPs want Compensation Speeded Up The Star, Pg 15
Monday, 12 Sep 2011

14 IDPs from Teso who were displaced during the PEV have appealed to the special programmes ministry to speed up their compensation. Led by Stanley Kiarie, they said they are yet to receive any penny from the government because their names were omitted from the provincial administration in Teso.

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