Kakuma News Reflector – A Refugee Free Press

Violence in Kakuma Kills 20

Fighting erupted in Kakuma Refugee Camp killing at least 20 people and injuring hundreds. (more…)

WFP to Cut Food Rations

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on December 25, 2014

World Food Programme to cut food rations for Kenyan refugees by half, affecting over 500,000 camp residents. (more…)

Passengers taken hostage at Kainak, Turkana

Posted in Human Rights, Kakuma Town and Kenya, News Updates by KANERE on December 25, 2014

More than 700 people including a dozen refugees from Kakuma refugee camp were among those held hostage. (more…)

International Day of Persons with Disability

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on December 25, 2014

In Kakuma refugee camp the International Day of Persons Living with Disability is observed, falling within the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. (more…)

Kenya against the Refugees

The stand of the Kenya government is not clear: are they fighting terrorism, refugees inside the country, or an ethnicity? (more…)

Police Torture in Eastleigh

Posted in Human Rights, News Updates by KANERE on August 16, 2014

The Muslim congregation’s prayer turned into a battle with police following a large scale security operation in Eastleigh. (more…)

Deportation of an Ethiopian Refugee to Somalia

Posted in Human Rights, News Updates by KANERE on August 16, 2014

An Ethiopian refugee family barely escaped the deportation scheme but their teenage son got deported to Somalia. (more…)

Refugee Interpreters in Protest

Posted in Human Rights, News Updates by KANERE on August 16, 2014

UNHCR interpreters went on protest demanding a raise on the incentive payment. (more…)

The Fate of South Sudan

Posted in Community and Culture, Human Rights, News Updates by KANERE on March 12, 2014

The December war crashing from inside Juba – capital city of South Sudan – has resulted in thousands dead and more than 650,000 people displaced.

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Police Raid on Illicit Brews

Posted in Human Rights, News Updates by KANERE on March 12, 2014

The police raid on illegal alcoholic drinks has resulted in several local manufacturers suffering the outcome in Kakuma 1. (more…)

Alarming Human Disaster in Turkana

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, Kakuma Town and Kenya, News Updates by KANERE on March 12, 2014

Kenya’s Meteorological Department has raised alarm over the persistent drought while the government urges the pastoralists to sell their animals to the Kenya Meat Commission (KMC).

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RSD Transition

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on January 8, 2014

The Refugee Status Determination (RSD) process is in transition from the UN Refugee Agency – UNHCR – to the Kenyan government. (more…)

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