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Category : TJRC
Elders Divided on TJRC Report The People, Pg 12
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

The Nandi Council of Elders has differed over a report to be presented to the TJRC. The commission will be in Eldoret from August 12 - 15. One group wants the report on historical injustices edited to exclude names of influential personalities linked to grabbing ancestral lands while another grou

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La, Haturudi Tena! The Star
Thursday, 04 Aug 2011

There is a supplementary pull out of the TJRC public hearings had across the country. The supplement related to a summary of how people narrated their stories and ways they suggested as the way forward.

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Ex-Soldiers to Tell Their Story on 1982 Coup Bid Daily Nation, Pg 9
Monday, 01 Aug 2011

Ex-soldiers during the 1982 coup will narrate their story to the TJRC. The soldiers are expected to narrate the revolt and its aftermath. Former soldiers clained during a recent TJRC hearings that the coup attempt could not have happened without the blessings from the top. They have named senior

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We Feel Rejected, Kuria Community Tells TJRC The Star, Pg 13
Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011

Kuria community told the TJRC that they fell rejected by the government. While presenting their views, leaders from the area at one point through the Kuria Political Union, they approached the Tanzanian government for protection. They decried massive marginalisation by the government as promises

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State to Blame for Post-Poll Clashes, TJRC told in Kisii The Star, Pg 11
Thursday, 21 Jul 2011

The government was responsible for injustices against the citizens and the clashes especially in the electioneering period. The Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission sitting in Kisii was told that inflammatory statements from politicians were the cause of ethni

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Truth Team told of Bids to Kill Mboya The Daily Nation, Pg 8
Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011

At least three attempts were made to kill politician Tom Mboya before a gunman finished him in Nairobi, the truth team heard on Tuesday. Mr Peter Odede, a cousin of Mr Mboya, told the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) in Kisumu that although there we

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TJRC told of Dispute over Nyanza, Western Border The Star, Pg 11
Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011

The TJRC concluded its hearings in Kisumu with a long standing boundary row between Luos and their Luhya neighbors coming into focus. A memorandum presented by the Luo community yesterday states that they are seeking the reconstitution of the border between Nyanza and

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TJRC wants one more Year to end its Work The Star, Pg 7
Monday, 18 Jul 2011

The Truth Commission wants its work to be extended by a year to compensate for the time wasted during the wrangles over its leadership. Commissioners said without an additional one year, its work will not be sufficient since most of the witnesses will be left unheard.

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