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Category : IDPs
IDPs buy land and build houses The Standard -page 22
Saturday, 28 May 2011

A visit to Vumilia camp in Mai Mahiu is an example of IDPs who have overcome odds and decided to live and move on.  Despite the confusion reigning in the government with coalition parties over resettlement and politics playing part, the more than 200 families poo

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Ministers Inciting Communities Warned. The Star Page 3
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

The Government has been criticised in the way it has been handling the ressetlement of the IDPs, the Chairperson of NCIC Mary Onyango said most communities have no problem accepting IDPs, but the issue is how the issue has been handled. House committee on IDPs chair E

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KNCHR PSC fault IDPs Resettlement The Star, page 2
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

The Parliamentary Committee on IDP and the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR), have accused the government for the plight of IDPs in the country, and especially in the manner they have handled the resettlement issue. Ekwe ethuro the Chairperson of the s

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Murugi urges Legislators to Support IDP Resettle The People Page 6
Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Esther Murugi the Special programmes Minister has urged legislators to support call to resettle IDP before the next general elections. In a statement read on her behalf by the Ministries Permanent Secretary Andrew Mondo, she said that the MPs have the resources and po

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Residents Tell State to Resettle Squatters First, the IDPs The Standard, Pg 17
Friday, 20 May 2011

Residents of Burnt Forest have threatened to sub-divide Chemusian farm if the government does not shelve plans to resettle IDPs on the land. They claimed the government was sidelining them in its quest to resettle IDPs and want the government to allocate them land first before IDPs.

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Resettle Us Now, IDPs in Kericho Tell State The People, Pg 13
Thursday, 19 May 2011

Over 2000 IDPs from Sondu and Sigowet trading centres in Kericho West district are asking the government to resettle them. They said they will not go back to their farms because they fear attacks from neighbors. They said there is no guarantee that during or after the next general elections, the

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IDPs Fears for his Life after Death Threats The Standard, Pg 25
Thursday, 19 May 2011

A victim of PEV fears for his life after he allegedly received death threats on suspicion that he is an ICC prosecution witness. Mr. Nicholas Kiprono Sigilai said a handwritten letter had been dropped in his house. The author of the letter threatened to kill him any time.

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Truth Team to Ensure All IDPs are Paid Daily Nation, Pg 10
Monday, 16 May 2011

TJRC commissioner Tom Ojienda said the commission will ensure all IDPs from western and nyanza are compensated. He they are yet to be given their sh35, 000 government compensation and the commission will ensure no discrimination is done.

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