Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Witty Kenyans help calm jitters during polls

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Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

As the country waited patiently for the presidential tally, everything came to a standstill. Tension was in the air and anxiety gripped the nation as both supporters of leading candidates Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta followed t

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Families in grief after five slayed over land

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Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

Shock engulfed Lanyiru village, Buuri location in Tigania East after a man hacked four family members to death. Another is fighting for his life at Tigania Mission Hospital. The suspect stabbed his uncle Peter M’Ampuria, 60,

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Poll petitioners to wait until IEBC gazettes results

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Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

The new election petition rules may bar aggrieved candidates from moving to court to challenge the Independent Electoral and Boundaries’ decision. Other than the presidential that only requires one to file a petition based o

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Jubilee with upper hand to control business in Senate, Parliament

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Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

Jubilee Alliance has majority elected members in both the Senate and the National Assembly. The National Alliance (TNA) and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) will each get five slots of nomination to the Senate. There are 16 positi

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Plans to swear in Uhuru begin

Daily Nation pg 48
Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

Top security officials and public works staff were among the first people to arrive at Kasarani stadium on Monday, as preparations for the swearing-in of President-elect began in earnest. The security agents drawn from National In

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For Raila, it’s not yet ‘uhuru’ after years dedicated to the struggle for reforms

Daily Nation pg 18 & 19
Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

He went into the March 4 presidential election as the man to beat based on opinion polls that consistently put him ahead of his main challenger Uhuru Kenyatta of the Jubilee Alliance. In one of the surveys, many of Raila Odinga&rs

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Governors enjoy trappings of power as AP boss warns of guards shortage

Daily Nation pg 8 & 9
Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

Governors-elect in various parts of the country have already been assigned security and other trappings of power ahead of their swearing in on March 20. The Transitional Authority allocated Sh2 million to each county for the cerem

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China salutes Uhuru for election victory

Daily Nation pg 6
Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

China on Monday congratulated Mr Uhuru Kenyatta for being elected president. “China congratulates Mr Kenyatta on being elected president of Kenya,” Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters. “We al

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