Kakuma News Reflector – A Refugee Free Press

Resilience in Laughter

Posted in Arts, Community and Culture, Education, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on December 31, 2016

By Tolasa Shome and Qaabata Boru

Clowns Without Borders bring joy to Kakuma children (more…)

Community Talking Point: Introduction of Bamba Chakula

Posted in Community and Culture, Humanitarian Services, Opinion by KANERE on February 13, 2016

KANERE talks to beneficiaries of food aid in Kakuma: (more…)

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Violence in Kakuma Kills 20

Fighting erupted in Kakuma Refugee Camp killing at least 20 people and injuring hundreds. (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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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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Turkana Wedding Ceremony

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

Deacon Michael Eroo and Stella Akom were married, supported by a colorful crowd cheering in many different languages.  (more…)

Community Talking Points: Somali Repatriation

Posted in Community and Culture, News Updates by KANERE on January 8, 2014

KANERE talks to members of the Somali communities: young, old and cultured. “What do you think about the Somali Repatriation?” The refugees share their views. Their perspectives show the diversity of public opinion. (more…)

Pokot Militia Besiege Turkana Villages

The fight between Pokot and Turkana tribes continues to escalate amid government efforts to curb the situation. (more…)

Inter-Communal Conflicts

Posted in Community and Culture, News Updates, Peace and Security by KANERE on November 30, 2013

Six members of the Sudanese Nuer community were arrested by police in Kakuma 2 following inter-communal clashes  (more…)

Muslims Mark Id-Ul-Adha

Posted in Community and Culture, News Updates by KANERE on November 30, 2013

The Faithful decked in fine robes and dresses conducted early morning prayers at Kakuma football field (more…)

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Ten Reasons for the Arts in Refugee Camps

Posted in Arts, Community and Culture, News Updates by KANERE on December 27, 2012

By Awet Andemicael
awet@post.harvard.edu

Last year, I conducted research for UNHCR (available online at http://www.unhcr.org/4def858a9.html), which suggests that artistic activity often plays a powerful positive role in the lives of refugees living in camps, and can help them survive and even thrive emotionally, spiritually, and physically. (more…)

World Refugee Day

Posted in Community and Culture, News Updates by KANERE on July 23, 2012

Theme of the year: One person forced to flee is too many! (more…)

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