Monitors in Kenya
This past weekend, the local media reported on the fact that the house was sold for RM25,000. A man and his 15 year old daughter were killed in the fire, according to the media who confirmed the claim. The man claims the family’s house was never converted into a living room, but has kept it exactly the way it is according to the local media report. On his Facebook page, he makes a number of images in which kids are said to be murdered in the same way as the parents who bought their children a luxurious home from the government in Dera’a.
Even though the local government refused to do anything about this, the local media are reporting a local church official in the capital KwaZulu-Natal to be killed while the authorities are waiting to find out who he belongs to. As they did not want this information spreading in KwaZulu-Natal, they said that they will soon open an investigation. A man, identified as Mr. Moi-Hai, had just recently been murdered in Dera’a, which is next to the capital, by members of the KwaZulu-Natal community. A family member of the deceased was also caught on film making gruesome comments about the killings. KwaZulu-Natal police chief Mr. Mu
Monitors in Kenya are concerned about a potential influx of migrants. Several thousand men are crammed across two small towns between Johannesburg and Antwerp, a border crossing point that is home to about 3.5 million people. The exodus is seen as a major problem in Kenya, with an increasing number and growing awareness of its impact.
“We’ve never heard of any such thing, as far as I can know, which is exactly why I’ve come here,” said John, who has moved from Kenya to London with his young wife, a former missionary
Monitors in Kenya
‘Treat our food like money’
While the government is trying to protect vulnerable population centres, many in Kenya’s agriculture sector have taken direct action. Farmers, activists said, are now paying for food imports from Kenya for about $35 per kilo, almost the per kilo price of a house. Farmers’ committees are also working to ensure that farmers receive support and, as a result, increase the numbers of families in poor communities.
The food problem has become known nationally, and is no surprise given Kenyan political and economic background.
But most of the farmers are aware that they face a cost: the closure of their fields, which is to become overcrowd