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Despair endangers Dadaab refugees as smugglers seize their moment

By Moulid Hujale Unsafe in Somalia and unwanted in Kenya, refugees increasingly risk abduction in search of a better life Two months after he went missing from the Dadaab refugee complex, Abdullahi Mohamed called his mother, Ubah, from…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Guardian
Posted:
10 Jan 2019

Kenya

From good to bad, and the implications of Kenya on international observation

In the aftermath of Kenya’s August 8th elections, international observers were fast in expressing their satisfaction with the implementation of the polls. The preliminary statements of the African Union, European Union and Carter Center observation missions…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Mail & Guardian
Posted:
02 Sep 2017

Kenya

Bandits, cows and bullets: the gangs turning to guns in Kenya

Theft of livestock turns more deadly as herders and raiders become desperate in drought-hit areas and a ragtag militia tries to restore order On the run from the armed cattle rustlers of rural Kenya – in pictures Jacob…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Guardian
Posted:
20 Jun 2017

Kenya

Drought takes centre stage in Kenya's election campaign as food prices rise

By Samuel Okiror Food shortages, spiralling prices and rampant corruption cast a long shadow over Uhuru Kenyatta’s government ahead of elections in August The severe drought affecting Kenya, which has driven up the cost of food and fuelled…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Guardian
Posted:
05 Jun 2017

Kenya

Inequality, drought and the deadly fight for precious grazing land in Kenya

Arrival of hundreds of poor tribesmen seeking grazing lands for their cattle has triggered outbreak of violence in Laikipia Early one morning last week, Richard Constant drove across the 24,000-acre ranch that he part-owns on a high…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Guardian
Posted:
03 May 2017

Kenya

Satellite images trigger payouts for Kenyan farmers in grip of drought

The Kenyan government is scaling up an innovative livestock insurance programme that uses satellite imagery of drought-hit areas to offer a safety net to vulnerable farmers. The Kenya Livestock Insurance Programme (Klip) monitors forage conditions throughout…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Guardian
Posted:
25 Apr 2017

Kenya + 1 more

Kenya accused of 'dumping' Somali refugees ​back over the border with no support

Authorities shutting down Dadaab are repatriating up to 400 people a day despite lack of shelter, clean water or schools Authorities in Somalia have denounced the way refugees are being repatriated from neighbouring Kenya, after the Kenyan…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Guardian
Posted:
21 Oct 2016

Kenya + 1 more

Dadaab: the city you cannot leave

Residents of the world’s largest refugee complex are in a precarious position: unable to leave and yet awaiting expulsion For more than a decade now, Dadaab has held the dubious honour of being the world’s largest refugee…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Guardian
Posted:
02 Feb 2016

Kenya + 1 more

Bum deal: is access to a toilet a human right or a privilege?

By Rosalind Malcolm How do you provide a safe place to go in informal settlements in Kenya and Uganda where land ownership is often disputed or vague? Adequate sanitation is a human right, recognised by the UN. But…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Guardian
Posted:
29 Jan 2016

Kenya + 1 more

Kenya softens its position on proposed closure of Dadaab refugee camp

Kenya appears to have softened its stance on the imminent closure of a camp hosting more than a third of a million Somali refugees, weeks after the deputy president, reacting to the massacre at Garissa University,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Guardian
Posted:
30 Apr 2015

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