Kakuma News Reflector – A Refugee Free Press

Closure of refugee camps

The unlegislated closure of refugee camps is illegal under the Kenyan Refugees Act of 2011. (more…)

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Refugee Verification Exercise

A unified refugee verification exercise in Kakuma was meant to collect refugees’ data (more…)

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Kakuma fraud

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on December 31, 2016

By KANERE’s News Desk

Five UN staff indicted for fraud are airlifted to Nairobi for investigation.   (more…)

An NGO vehicle knocked down a refugee child

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on December 31, 2016

A refugee child died in an aggressive road accident in Kakuma (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…)

Dilemma of new food distribution mechanism

Posted in Feature Reports, Humanitarian Services, News Updates by KANERE on February 13, 2016

The introduction of Bamba Chakula has resulted in vulnerable refugees who don’t have cell phones missing their cash vouchers. (more…)

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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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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…)

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…)

Repatriation of Somali Refugees

Posted in Humanitarian Services, Kakuma Town and Kenya, News Updates by KANERE on December 25, 2014

94 returnees of Somali origin were headed home after decades of exile in the world’s largest refugee camp. (more…)

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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 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…)