Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Bid to solve land row hits snag

Daily Nation pg 19
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013

A meeting that was planned to iron out disputes surrounding a property set aside for resettlement of displaced families in Narok, now hangs in the balance after a local MP criticised its timing. The meeting was expected to take pl

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Witness expertise in Ruto Land purchase case queried

Daily Nation pg 10
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013

The defence on Wednesday discredited a document examiner whose report showed that forged signatures were used to transfer a post-election victim’s land to deputy President-elect William Ruto. Mr Martin Papa’s expertise

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IEBC names nominated MPs, senators

Daily Nation pg 8
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013

The electoral commission has finally gazetted the names of nominated members of parliament and the senate, paving way for the swearing-in ceremony to be held next week. The names were sent to the Government Printer last evening an

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Table evidence on ICC, says activist

Daily Nation pg 6
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013

A human rights activist has dared anyone with evidence implicating the civil society in the alleged coaching of the International Criminal Court witnesses scheduled to testify against President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy

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Phone firms block 300,000 hate texts daily, says Ndemo

Daily Nation pg 3
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013

Mobile telephone service providers block more than 300,000 text messages deemed to spread hatred daily, Information PS Bitange Ndemo said on Wednesday. This is part of government efforts to curb spread of information that could ca

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Bill raises hope on community land

Standard Pg 8-Home &Away
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013

A new dawn awaits minorities as a law to safeguard community land rights seeks to guarantee their property rights. The Community Land Bill will address historical injustices that saw minorities like the Endorois evicted from ances

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Showdown looms as Raila tells Cabinet ministers to stay in office

Standard Pg 3
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013

Prime Minister Raila Odinga has dismissed Head of Public Service Francis Kimemia’s directive that all Cabinet ministers and their assistants who won seats in March 4 polls resign. The PM said the order lacked constitutional

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Uhuru, Ruto respond to Raila poll petition

Standard Pg 1 & 2
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013

President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta and his designated deputy William Ruto formally launched a legal battle to retain their declared victory by overcoming Mr Raila Odinga’s petition, which stands between them and formal assumptio

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