Rising Insecurity in Kenya's Rift Valley

More than 1,000 families have been forced to flee their homes in Baringo district because of ongoing conflict between two communities, which residents pin on political tension ahead of the March 4 polls.

  • Kenya:   Rising Insecurity in Northern Kenya

    UNIRIN, 18 February 2013

    Over the past two months, an estimated 1,000 families have been forced from their homes in Baringo, a district in Kenya's northern Rift Valley, because of recurrent conflict… Read more »

Recurrent conflict displaces thousands of families is northern Rift Valley (file photo).

  • Kenya:   Hundreds Displaced in Kuria East Clashes

    The Star, 18 February 2013

    Over 570 people have been displaced following clashes between two clans in Kuria East district following a cattle rustling incident that happened over the weekend. Read more »

  • Kenya:   NCIC to Hold Roadshows in Rift Valley Ahead of Poll

    The Star, 16 February 2013

    The National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) will carry out peace road shows in parts of Rift Valley hot spots ahead of the elections. The road shows are aimed at… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Poll Monitors Watching the Hotspots

    The Star, 16 February 2013

    Observers from various groups have been stationed in most parts of the Rift Valley region to monitor events ahead of the general elections. The European Union, US and Britain are… Read more »


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