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Category : IDPs
IDPs long Wait for Cash The Standard, Pg 20
Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011

Internally Displaced Persons have told a Nakuru court they are still waiting to receive part of money from the government that  was meant for their resettlement. Mburu Githumbe testifying in a case in which a DC is charged with missappropriating funds meant to re

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IDPs Resettlement Still far from Reality. The Standard, Pg 22
Sunday, 12 Jun 2011

The resettlement of the IDPs has recently been faced with varied reasons, one among them is the emergence of fake displaced families. Politics has also been blamed, with many saying powerful cabinet ministers are opposed to the process. Even with the allocation of sh4

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State Final push to resettle IDPs The Standard, Pg 8
Friday, 10 Jun 2011

The Govenrment has given 4.2 billion shillings for the resettlement of Internally Displaced People. This brings the total amount to Sh 14 billion the amount spent in the programme. Initial plans by the government to buy land to resettle the IDPs have been met by chall

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IDPs Resettlement a Pipe Dream The Star, Pg9
Monday, 06 Jun 2011

In turn of events, the 1,000 acres of land that had been bought to ressetle IDPs in Eldoret by the government will instead be used to resettle squatters from Kipkure forest. The government was forced to suspend the resettlement process pending negotiationswith the squ

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300 Acres to Resettle IDPs The Star, Pg 10
Saturday, 04 Jun 2011

In its effort to resettle IDPs across the country the government has bought 300 acres of land where more than 20 families will be taken to. This comes anly afew days after  president  Mwai Kibaki gave more than 80 million shillings to the Japan government, w

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Take Displaced Persons back to their Home The People, Pg 16
Tuesday, 31 May 2011

The call to the government to consider taking the Internally Displaced  Persons back to their oroginal homes, has been made by the Minister for Roads Franklin Bett. He called on dialogue among warring communities to ensure peace and unity prevails, and wipe out h

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State to Buy 3000 Acre for IDPs The Star, Pg 3
Monday, 31 Jan 2011

The Ministry of Special programme officials, have approached farmers in Uasin Gishu to negotiate the purchase of 3,000 acres of land, that will be used to resettle more than 17,000 IDPs and squatters. Those to be resettled include eveictees from Embobut, Kipkure, and

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Mps have neglected us-IDPs The People Pg 6
Monday, 30 May 2011

Internally displaced people from Nyamira and Kisii region have blamed their MPs, for failing to press the government to look into their plight. They claim that they have never received the 35,000 shillings that other IDPs received, and at the moment most of them are h

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