samedi, 19 août 2017

Kenya’s Woes

"The image of Kenya as a middle income country doesn’t do justice to the reality on the ground," Werner Schultink, country head for the UN children’s agency UNICEF, told AFP. He was referring to the hunger which is plaguing the north of Turkana. (...)

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Kenya : Protect Somalis Facing Conflict, Abuses, Drought

Kenya should protect and assist Somali refugees and asylum seekers facing ongoing conflict and a humanitarian crisis in Somalia, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today. In line with a recent High Court decision, the authorities (...)

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Occupy Laikipia ! Kenya’s indigenous people must liberate their land

Kenya’s rulers and some elite commentators frame the ongoing occupation of indigenous lands grabbed by colonialists in Laikipia as a criminal invasion of private property by lawless bands of tribal herders. Really ? Those white ranches - in (...)

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Turning the tide for LGBTQI+ rights in Kenya

IFEX interviews lawyer Eric Gitari to learn more about the human impact of Kenya’s anti-homosexuality legislation, the complexities of legal activism, and the impact his NGO’s work could have on other countries. Imagine being told that you could (...)

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Des syndicats d’enseignants exigent des comptes aux écoles à but lucratif au Kenya

La lenteur de la réaction du ministère de l’Éducation du Kenya aux pressions qu’exercent les acteurs de l’éducation pour la fermeture de l’entreprise éducative controversée, Bridge International Academies (BIA), dans le pays continue de susciter des (...)

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Kenyan Clan Elders Continue to Push for FGM

Kenya’s clan elders profit from the practice of female genital mutilation, complicating activist efforts to eradicate the practice in the west of the country, where "cutting" season has just begun. The Kuria are one of Kenya’s lesser-known ethnic (...)

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Kenya : What’s Next for Dadaab

Kenya now aims to close Dadaab by the end of June 2017. Conditions in Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee complex, are deteriorating fast. Mark Yarnell from Refugees International says its residents face either starvation or returning to a (...)

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Thousands of poor people are right now suffering and dying needlessly in Kenya due to a well-heeded strike by nurses and medical doctors in public service over a dishonored pay deal with the government. The media is carrying dramatic pictures of (...)

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Kenya’s ’Disappeared’ Deserve Justice

A few months ago, I listened to a Kenyan man talk about his brother who has been missing since April 2015. “To see the dead body of your family member is painful, but you at least know he is dead,” he told me. As the world commemorates the (...)

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Kenya : The working poor

Forty-six per cent of Kenyans, according to World Bank, live below the poverty line. This means that they survive on less than $1 (Sh101) a day. In 2014, World Bank reported that four out of 10 Kenyans live below the poverty line. With the (...)

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