Democracy and governance summaries
Category : IDPs
Long Road to Peace and Reconciliation Saturday Standard, Pg 20 & 21
Saturday, 26 Feb 2011

It has been three years since the coalition government came into effect and resored peace in the country. So much has happened including promulgating a new constitution amongh other institutional changes that are ongoing. However, the IDP question still remains unattended successfully. While some

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Treasury Holding IDPs Cash Daily Nation, Pg 36
Friday, 25 Feb 2011

Lands minister James Orengo told parliament that the ministry of finance is yet to release funds meant for resettking IDPs. He said while he is determined to see the process finalised, he is restricted with the failure of treasury to release the requires monies.

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Speed Up Resettlement, MPs Urge The Standard, Pg 13
Wednesday, 23 Feb 2011

A parliamentary ad hoc committee on the resettlement of IDPs has called for the speedy implementation of them saying victims are living in deplorable conditions. They want the process hastened as the promise by Kibaki to resettle them by end of last year is yet to see the light of day.

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IDPs are Inside the Dark Heart of Kenya and we can Do More to Ease their Plight Daily Nation, Pg 13
Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011

John Mbaria says every Kenyan can have a role to aleviate the misery endured by IDPs. The few who take up a challenge will in turn inspire others to follow suit. This is the way to ensure reliance to the government does not continue to make IDP lives more pathetic with no dignity.

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Resettle Us Within 10 Days or Else... The Standard, Pg 20
Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011

IDPs in the rift valley have given the government a ten day ultimatum to start resettling them or face demonstrations. They said the demonstrations will be countrywide to force the government to abide by its promise.

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I Need to Know who Killed mu Family - Bernard Ndege The Star, Pg 21
Monday, 21 Feb 2011

Bernard Ndege lost all his 11 members during the PEV in Naivasha as his home was torched. Ndege was equally burnt but managed to escape and is now living in Kisumu. He says this is the only way to move forward in life and he also wants to testify in a court of law including The Hague and use this

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Student who Goes to IDP Camp when University Closes Daily Nation, Pg 3
Monday, 21 Feb 2011

A university student, Maureen Chemutai Muchiri who studies at Njoro University, stays in the Olgiey IDP camp. She retreats to this home when the university closes during holidays. She is a third year studying Bachelors of Education and believes believes her degree could be the ultimate solution t

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IDPs Living in Nyanza Demand Compensation Weekend Star, Pg 9 & 10
Saturday, 19 Feb 2011

The more than 18ooo IDPs in Nyanza say they have not been compensated to date. The IDPs under the umbrella of Citizens Against Violence say they have not received the sh35000 paid to other IDPs. Meanwhile, Special programmes minister Esther Murugi has said all IDP camps will be shut by June and a

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