Kenya

12.05.2016 Inter Press Service

Kenyan refugee camp closures will have disastrous consequences

Kenyan refugee camp closures will have disastrous consequences

The Kenyan government’s decision to close its refugee camps will have disastrous consequences and must be reconsidered, international organisations have stated. At the end of last week, the Kenyan government announced that the “hosting of refugees has to come to an end”, citing economic, security and environmental concerns. Currently, Kenya hosts… »

06.10.2015 Pressenza Kenya

International Day of Nonviolence celebrated around the world

International Day of Nonviolence celebrated around the world

This year’s international Day of Nonviolence witnessed a whole host of activities around the world. Among the activities held on the annual October 2nd included: In Nakpanduri, a conflict area that experiences curfews in the northern region of Ghana, there was an all-white dressed mentorship class led by Elizabeth Bidzakin… »

06.04.2015 Tony Robinson

In Kenya’s war on corruption: some you win, some you lose

In Kenya’s war on corruption: some you win, some you lose

On the 26th of March this year, President Kenyatta shocked those watching and listening as he gave his “State of the Nation” address in parliament. Instead of a regular condemnation of corruption in government as normally happens by Kenyan politicians, Kenyatta went much further by lodging with Parliament a report… »

08.11.2013 Boniface Ogutu

Is Kenya on the brink of religious war?

Is Kenya on the brink of religious war?

I had joined my fellow members of ‘Sitarusha Mawe Tena Peace Campaign’ and several partners in marking the ‘International Day of Peace’ on the 21st September, 2013 when news of the attack at the Westgate Mall came in. We had decided to mark the day by holding a cleanup exercise… »

31.12.2012 Boniface Ogutu

Kenya: No More Stone Throwing

Kenya: No More Stone Throwing

Youths in Kisumu recently took a vow never to use stone throwing as a way of airing their grievances. The peace initiative dubbed ‘Sitarusha Mawe Tena’ peace campaign which translates to ‘I shall never throw stones again’ was held in the lakeside town of Kisumu about 334km north west of… »

08.11.2012 Human Wrongs Watch

Kenya – No Trees in The Forest

Kenya – No Trees in The Forest

A landmark study of Kenya’s high-elevation forests shows that the economic cost of deforestation in the East African country exceeds national gains from forestry and logging by more than four-to-one, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) reported. “Deforestation deprived Kenya’s economy of 5.8 billion shillings ($68 million) in 2010… »

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