A day after the Kenya Ministry of Education announced KCPE examination results, refugee learners in Kakuma went into celebration mode. Jack Opiyo received a text on his uncle ’s mobile phone, with his Kenya Certificate for Primary Education (KCPE) examination results. He had scored 358 marks out of the possible 500 marks. The leading candidate in the country scored 433 marks. Jack is among the over 16,273 candidates countrywide who scored above 350 marks. Jack is hopeful that he will join one of Kenya’s
Kakuma refugee camp is situated in Turkana county and is a home for over 185,000 refugees from from a number of war torn African countries.The centre is managed by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).The Kenyan government has over years been playing host to many distraught citizens of African nations that that have been wrecked by war.
The two major camps in the country are Kakuma and Daadab.The two camps under United Nations host hundreds of thousands of people.
Kenya wants UNHCR to give a timeframe for closing Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps.The demands came after the refugee agency responded to the ultimatum for a roadmap on the closure of the camps over, among other issues, insecurity and environmental degradation.
Through social media platforms, we saw the interior cabinet secretary Fred Matiang'I gave the U.N agency 14days ultimatum to close down both Daadabu and Kakuma refugee camp.Now the victims are crying out begging for the government to help them.
The Kenya high court has today said it is unconstitutional to close the world's largest refugee Camps,which house more than 410,000 people Mostly who fled from Somalia due to War .The Two Refugee Camps Kakuma And Dadaab are found in North Eastern parts of Kenya.
The UN refugee Agency UNHCR has urged Kenyan gorvement to ensure any decisions on Dadaab and kakuma camps allow for suitable and sustainable solution be found.
Citizens use social media platforms to address issues that are affecting them.Twitter being one of the mostly used site.Trending is a vital discussion about Internal security.
Interior and Security Cabinet Minister Dr.Fred Matiangi yesterday announced the closure of Dadaab and Kakuma refugees camps following the incident of insecurities in those two areas.
Interior CS Matiang'i issues UNHCR with a 14-day ultimatum on closure of Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps; says no room for further negotiations as per Citizen TV.Farmajo should take his people back after hosting these somalis for close to 3 decades they have the audacity to claim our ocean.infact the
This is after a number of cases where refugees are said to be linked with Somalia militant group the Alshabab, posing a security threat to the Citizens.The camp has been operating for 30 years now, with a population of more than 410,000.
"No Room For Negotiations, Close Dadaab & Kakuma Camps In 14 Days," Matiangi's Tough Orders To UNHCR
Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps have been home to many homeless people in Kenya and the whole of East Africa.
The Interior Cabinate Minister, Dr. Fred Matiang'i has written a letter to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issuing a 14-days ultimatum to ensure the closure of Daadab and Kakuma facilities failure to which, the government will transport refugees to the border with Somali. In the letter, it has
Former presidential aspirant Peter Gichira has moved to Court challenging the government's decision to close the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps.
The directive by the CS Interior to close down the UNHCR Dadaab camp and Kakuma within two weeks has brought up a big debate in the country which has attracted reactions from across the country.
On Wednesday 24th March, Kenya gave the United Nation's High Commission for Refugees a 14-day ultimatum for the closure of Kakuma and Daadab refugee camps.
After CS Matiang'i ordered the closure of the Kakuma and Daadab refugee camps, the UNHCR has urged the Kenyan Government to ensure that they have suitable and sustainable plans concerning the matter.
Today, Internal Security Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i issued an ultimatum that Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps in Northern Kenya, be closed indefinitely.The move, as claimed by the Cs, was informed by insecurity concerns to the country.
Kenya has ordered the closure of two refugee camps Dadaab and Kakuma that host thousands of refugees.The refugee camps that are located in the Northern part of Kenya host more than 410,000 people.
The Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Fred Matiang'i recently issued an order to the UNHRCR a 14 day grace period for the closure of two refugee camps, Kakuma and Daadab.