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22 Apr 2015 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

In Summary

  • Commission formed to fast-track bid to close Dadaab camp.

  • Kenya to seek money from donors before embarking on the programme to return Somali refugees home.

By AGGREY MUTAMBO

Somali refugees will not be kicked out in 90 days as it would be too expensive.

On Tuesday, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed told reporters in Nairobi that the repatriation would depend on the outcome of a donor conference later in the year.

21 Apr 2015 description
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In Summary

  • Price increase blamed on delayed rains.
  • CS Mohammed says millers to get supplies until the current shortage is addressed.

By JACQUELINE KUBANIA

The government has released maize stocks held by the National Cereals and Produce Board to arrest a rise in the price of flour across the country.

The announcement comes at a time the retail price of a two-kilogramme bag of maize flour has reached a high of Sh104.50, compared with Sh88 in January.

17 Apr 2015 description
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The National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) has announced that Sh400 million has been released to fight hunger in four counties.

The emergency cash transfers were released under the Hunger Safety Net Programme (HSNP) and will benefit more than 90,000 families.

The vulnerable households targeted are in Marsabit, Wajir, Mandera and Turkana counties, according to NDMA.

17 Apr 2015 description
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In Summary

  • In partnership with Kenya Red Cross, Mr Nyambok said, the county will also provide locals with chemicals to treat their drinking water.

  • As a result, Kenya Red Cross Western Coordinator Emmanuel Owako said they have stocked health facilities in these areas with drugs to manage the situation.

  • Kenya Red Cross officials said more were likely to suffer should rivers continue breaching banks in the county because the capacity of their rescue centres is small.

13 Apr 2015 description
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In Summary

  • MPs and governors hold meetings with residents and local officials.

  • Government establishes hotlines for parents to report missing children.

By ABDIMALIK HAJIR

Politicians from Garissa, Wajir and Mandera counties over the weekend began a six day peace mission following the deadly Garissa University College attack that killed more than 140 people.