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Police sent to avert border clashes amid rising tension

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  • The row was sparked after some people cut down trees at the Poto-Poto Village in Chemelil Ward, a move that sparked protests from members of the communities who live in the area.
  • Nandi County Commissioner Matilda Sakwa said that security teams from Tindiret, Nandi South and Muhoroni districts met and urged the two communities to coexist peacefully.

By TOM MATOKE

Police have been posted to the border of Nandi and Kisumu counties to forestall violence between communities living in the volatile area.

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Elders to benefit from agency’s peace project

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  • In what could pave the way for their compensation, the Chief Cohesion Officer at the National Cohesion and Integration Commission Elmelda Mogoi said plans are underway to institutionalise the role of community elders due to the big responsibility they have in society
  • She pointed out that there is need to step up campaigns that encourage national cohesion and integration for the sake of peace and development

By DENNIS LUBANGA