Democracy and governance summaries
Category : IDPs
Fake IDPs in Uganda Camp The Star, Pg 11
Friday, 08 Jul 2011

Kiryandogo IDPs who returned from Uganda says there are imposters among them. The refugees claim the government is losing a lot of money supporting fake IDPs. James Shimata who spoke on behalf of the 31 families said it is sad some people who are yet to repatriated po

Full Story

IDP Families Homeless The Star, Pg 7
Tuesday, 05 Jul 2011

One hundred IDP families at Kasuku Camp in OlKalau have been rendered homeless after their tents were destroyed by heavy rains. The camp chairlady Joyce Wangari said they have since been forced to put up makeshift shelter. Most of the families according to Mrs. Wangar

Full Story

IDPs to Demand Resettlement When they meet Murugi The Standard, Pg 12
Monday, 04 Jul 2011

IDPs living in various camps in Naivasha have called on the government to conclude their planned resettlement. The Special Programmes minister Esther Murugi is set to meet with the IDPs today in her office; the displaced persons have accused the state of shifting goal

Full Story

Resettlement Funds Released Kenya Kenya Today, Pg 6
Monday, 27 Jun 2011

The more than 6,000 families evicted from Mau forest will now be resettled after the Ministry of Land received Sh. 1 billion from Treasury to purchase land. The Lands Ministry will now work with Mau Interim Coordinating Secretariat, the Ministries of Internal Security

Full Story

IDPs Plan to meet Kibaki Thwarted The Standard, Pg 24
Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011

Police in Naivasha frustrated an attempt by a group of displaced people from Jikaze camp in Mai Mahiu to march to State House to seek audience with President Kibaki. Scores were injured when the police used tear gas to disperse the more than 200 IDPs along Nairobi-Mai

Full Story

Ocampo six face Compensation suit. The Standard, Pg 7
Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011

More than 600 PEV victims are eyeing compensation from the Ocampo Six. The victims who have filed applications at the ICC registry, may only be compensated if any of the suspects is found guilty. The court will sell the assets of those found guilty to raise money for

Full Story

State to Pay Coast IDPs The Star, Pg 9
Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011

A section of IDPs in Mombasa got a reprieve after the government said they will be compensated. The 62 victims of the 2007/2008 PEV had filed a case against the government accusing it of failing to protect them and their property from the clashes. When the case came u

Full Story

Treasury Releases Sh1 billion to settle Mau and Embobut IDPs The Star Pg 6
Thursday, 23 Jun 2011

The IDPs from Mau and Embobut forest will be ressetled after the treasury released sh1.047 Billion for the exercise. The past months have seen politicians form ODM and PNU trade accusations of withholding the funds meant to resettle the displaced persons. The governme

Full Story

Mtandao wa Internews-Ushahidi
You have a right to know your rights . Do you know that you have a right to know your ri

Citizens Demand Action. This was a peaceful demonstration following the

Water,a major challenge in informal settlements. Poor governance in the water services provisio

Play all Audio Reports