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After Long Struggle, Kenya's Nubian Minority Secures Land Rights

NEW YORK—Kenya’s decision to acknowledge the land rights of the country’s Nubian minority, announced on June 2, 2017, marks a historic victory for community-based efforts to end patterns of entrenched discrimination against the Nubians, the Open…

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News and Press Release
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Open Society Foundations
Posted:
05 Jun 2017

Kenya

Kenya’s Nubian Minority Pushes Forward for Equal Treatment

by Laura Bingham This April, a mobile registration team was hard at work again in the Kibera neighborhood of the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. For five days, a team offered people help in securing national identity cards—a document…

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News and Press Release
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Open Society Foundations
Posted:
16 May 2017

Kenya

Assassinations, Disappearances, and Riots: What’s Happening in Mombasa?

The international community’s attention to Kenya has been sharply focused on the upcoming March 2013 elections and preventing the type of horrific ethnic violence that surrounded the 2007 election. But other things, big things, are afoot. On…

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News and Press Release
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Open Society Foundations
Posted:
30 Aug 2012

Kenya

How Impunity Reigns in Kenya

April 6, 2011 | by Mugambi Kiai The following article originally appeared in The Star. By this time next week, Francis Muthaura, Uhuru Kenyatta, Hussein Ali, William Ruto, Henry Kosgey, and Joshua arap Sang—the six individuals considered by…

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Analysis
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Open Society Foundations
Posted:
13 Apr 2011

Kenya

The Discourse of Tribalism in Kenya

February 22, 2011 | by Mugambi Kiai The following article originally appeared in The Star. Recently I came across an argument supporting tribalism in Kenya: It is important that a community of interest put their votes in one basket based either on…

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Analysis
Source:
Open Society Foundations
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

Kenya

Kenya: The Case Against Deferral

February 7, 2011 | by Mugambi Kiai The following article originally appeared in The Star. You should never take a knife to a gunfight. But that is exactly what will happen if we buy the argument that the freshly minted governance…

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Analysis
Source:
Open Society Foundations
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

Kenya

Kenya: Tragedies of the Stateless

September 20, 2010 | by Adam Hussein Adam "Are my documents in order?" I asked the official. This was my fifth attempt in ten years to obtain a Kenyan passport. Now I was before the Criminal Investigations Department for an…

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Other
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Open Society Foundations
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Was the APRM process in Kenya a waste of time?

Lessons that should be learned for the future Bronwen Manby Senior Programme Adviser, AfriMAP, Open Society Institute "There is a need for a healing of the nation. The process of national healing and reconciliation is unlikely to proceed as long as society…

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Evaluation and Lessons Learned
Source:
Open Society Foundations
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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