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Category : TJRC
Truth Team Expects Sh380 m from Treasury The Star, Pg 5
Thursday, 17 Mar 2011

The TJRC is hopeful it will get more funding for its work from treasury. Commisisoner Margaret Shava said treasury had promised to give it sh 380 million. TJRC is expected to start public hearings in North Eastern in April 11.

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Uhuru: IDPs Resettlement Plan to Cost Sh1.8 Billion The Standard, Pg 4
Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011

Finance minister Uhuru Kenyatta has said the government has aset aside sh.1.8 billion to resettle IDPs including those eviceted from Mau. He said that by the end of this financial year, the government would have spent more than sh9.8 billion on IDPs.

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Amend Truth Team Law, Urge Leaders Daily Nation, Pg 16
Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011

Deputy speaker Farah Maalim has said the law should be amended to give the TJRC more powers to speed up its work. There is also need to have the commission independent to allow them to proceed smoothly. TJRC is in Northern Kenya, the region that has the highest number of grievances recorded by th

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TJRC Records 8800 Cases in Rift Valley The Star, Pg 9
Monday, 14 Mar 2011

The TJRC has so far documented more than 8, 800 cases for possible investigation and hearing in the rift valley region. The commission said 3,300 of the cases listed relate to women including gender-based violence and children issues. They are largely based on land injustices and general violatio

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Boost Funds for TJRC, Groups Urge Daily Nation, Pg 9
Monday, 14 Mar 2011

More than 40 civil society organizations have asked the government and donors to provide the truth commission with sh700 million. They said these funds are vital for bringing healing and lasting peace in the country. Ken Wafula, the NGOs council chairman said  the contonnued polarisation of

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Truth Team Seeks Longet Term Daily Nation, Pg 10
Friday, 04 Mar 2011

TJRC wants its terms extended by six months. Acting chairperson Tecla Namachanja said it is impossible to completer its work by the November deadline. She said the wrangles over leadership and financial constraints have led to the delay in doing its work. The commission intends to petition parlia

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TJRC: Coalition Wrangles Derail Peace Efforts The Standard, Pg 1
Tuesday, 01 Mar 2011

Political wrangles within the coalition government is derailing peace and reconciliation efforts in the country. TJRC commissioner Tom Ojienda said the squabbles will slow down the implementation of the National Accord and urged the NCIC to be firm on politicians.

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TJRC to Tackel Goldenberg Scam
Monday, 21 Feb 2011

TJRC will also investigate the Goldenberg scandal in which sh.30 billion was lost. KACC and the TJRC are in partnership of dealing with this issue. This they affirm will ensure economic crimes are never condoned again in this republic.

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