Kakuma News Reflector – A Refugee Free Press

LGBTIQ protest interrupted by violence outside UNHCR sub-office

Posted in Community and Culture, Education, Health, Human Rights, News Updates, Peace and Security by KANERE on December 31, 2018

By Ahmed & Mohan – KANERE reporters

At least 20 refugees injured as LGBTIQ demo turned violent outside the UNHCR compound in Kakuma. (more…)

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Two killed in communal violence

Posted in Community and Culture, Human Rights, News Updates, Peace and Security by KANERE on December 31, 2018

BY Tut Nyink – KANERE reporter

Dispute over woman results in the deaths of at least two people and many injured. (more…)

All in my thought

Posted in Arts, Community and Culture by KANERE on December 31, 2018

By Gidi Abamegal – Tilting cages, Kakuma refugee camp

In front of my tilting cage,
That little but of plastics,
So not to suffer from loneliness,
I travelled far and wide,
All in my thought. (more…)

Kenya’s black market in “refugee real estate”

By Cory Rodgers

The informal system of shelter ownership that has sprung up in refugee camps in Kenya and elsewhere has allowed entrepreneurial activity to flourish, but it is also unregulated and without formal legal protections, leaving some refugees vulnerable to losing everything. (more…)

Refugee business entrepreneur facing life threats

By Qaabata Boru

A refugee small business owner is facing a life-threatening situation in Kalobeyei refugee settlement (more…)

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…)