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Somali refugees in Kenya

By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Oct 13th, 2016
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Nairobi , Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation + DIPLOMAT.SO) – More than eight out of 10 Somalis living in the world’s largest refugee camp, which Kenya plans to close by November, are unwilling to return home, fearing rape, forced recruitment into militias and lack of medical care, a chari...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya is violating international law by forcing residents of the world’s largest refugee camp to return to Somalia, an aid agency said Monday. Kenya insists the emptying of Dadaab — home to hundreds of thousands of mostly Somali refugees —...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The repatriation of Somali refugees living in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp is being carried out within the confines of international humanitarian law, a Kenyan official said on Monday. Fazul Mohamed, executive director of Kenya’s NGOs Coordinat...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Sep 30th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations has appointed its first special envoy for Somali refugees to ensure they receive protection, following accusations by a rights group that Kenya has been forcing them out of the world’s largest refugee camp in a...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 17th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to Kulan Post, Five months after the infamous crackdown on Somali refugees in Nairobi, a number of Somali nationals studying in Kenyan universities and mid-level colleges decided to stop their classes and return to Somalia, or seek education elsewhere t...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 21st, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN refugee agency said Wednesday it has repatriated more than 6,000 Somali refugees on a voluntary basis from the Dadaab settlement in northeast Kenya to areas in southwest of Somalia which have been pacified. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 31st, 2015
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Dadaab, Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a report published by the UNHCR – Health workers at the world’s largest refugee complex in Kenya are gaining the upper hand in battling a cholera outbreak that has killed 10 people and sickened around 1,000 others since it broke out last m...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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Nairobi , Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya has received a donation of 5,800 tents from the People’s Republic of China to help boost the voluntary repatriation of Somali refugees back to Somalia. Speaking after she received the donation, Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs Amb. Monica...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 18th, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN refugee agency said Thursday it has voluntary repatriated 5,853 Somali refugees from the Dadaab settlement in northeast Kenya to areas in southern Somalia which have been pacified. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said some 448 return...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 8th, 2015
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Nairobi,Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday has held talks with Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi. Prime Minister Sharmarke – who visited the Dadaab Ref...