Kakuma News Reflector – A Refugee Free Press

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…)

Dinka Clans in Conflict

Posted in Community and Culture, News Updates, Peace and Security by KANERE on August 16, 2014

In Kakuma 1, conflict between the South Sudanese Dinka clans of Diauechuk and Ayuel broke out following an old rivalry.
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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…)

Police Harassment in Kakuma 1

Posted in Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on August 16, 2014

Police round up refugees in Kakuma 1 without notice of an imposed curfew. (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…)

Catalyst – Kenya Biometric Identification Systems

Posted in Kakuma Town and Kenya, News Updates by KANERE on August 16, 2014

By Joyce Keeley

This past week Kenya witnessed its 17th explosion throughout the country since the Westgate attack, where al Shabaab terrorists killed over 67 people and injured nearly 200 others in a popular shopping mall.

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World Refugee Day 2014

Posted in Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on August 16, 2014

Thousands of refugees in Kakuma and large numbers of humanitarian agencies showed up to commemorate the day with cultural dances. (more…)

Lost Boys of Sudan

Posted in News Updates by KANERE on August 16, 2014

The Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan are a large group of people who were forced to leave their homes as unaccompanied children following regional strife between North and South Sudan in late 1980s. (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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