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…)

Refugee Verification Exercise

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

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Child negligence

Posted in Health, Kakuma Town and Kenya, News Updates, Peace and Security by KANERE on February 13, 2016

A Turkana child died from drug administration in Kakuma medical clinic. (more…)

Refugees seized a gun from robbers

Posted in Kakuma Town and Kenya, News Updates, Peace and Security by KANERE on February 13, 2016

Darfurian refugee men seized an AK47 rifle from identified members of the Turkana community in Kakuma. (more…)

Attacked and gang raped

Posted in Kakuma Town and Kenya, News Updates, Peace and Security by KANERE on February 13, 2016

By Qaabata Boru – qaabata007@yahoo.com

A refugee woman was attacked and gang raped in presence of her husband in Kakuma (more…)

Violence in Kakuma Kills 20

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

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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Murder Scene at Kakuma 1

Posted in News Updates, Peace and Security by KANERE on March 12, 2014

A Turkana man who stabbed a refugee child to death was killed in mob justice

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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…)

Refugee Protest Following Insecurity Situation

Posted in Human Rights, News Updates, Peace and Security by KANERE on December 28, 2012

Hundreds of Kakuma camp residents staged a protest following frequent murders by unidentified gunmen. (more…)