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Independently Verified Facts about Bridge International Academies by 113 Signatories

Independently Verified Facts about Bridge International Academies by 113 Signatories

This post is published as part of the NORRAG Debates stream on the Right to Education. It is the latest response in a series of exchanges between Bridge International Academies and a large number of organizations who have been challenging the programme in recent years. This latest response is co-signed by 113 organizations and highlights substantial […]

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ALERT

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ALERT

Public Participation Alert: Mombasa residents take note of the dates for public participation forums for the County Budget 2018/19

FORCED EVICTIONS IN KENYA

FORCED EVICTIONS IN KENYA

Forced evictions is “the involuntary removal of persons from their homes and land, directly or indirectly attributable to the state”. In Kenya, forced evictions are a gross violation of human rights especially the right to housing as stated in the constitution of Kenya section 43 (b). Forced evictions also deny people their other human rights […]

LAPSSET AWARENESS IN GARISSA COUNTY

LAPSSET AWARENESS IN GARISSA COUNTY

The Lamu Port, South Sudan, Ethiopia Transport Corridor (LAPSSET) is the largest and most ambitious infrastructure development project in Eastern Africa. The project connects Kenya, South Sudan and Ethiopia. It is made up seven (7) main development projects: 32 Berth port at Lamu; 3 resort cities ; interregional Highways; crude oil pipeline; product Oil Pipeline; […]

OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE REPORT “THE TENSION BETWEEN HUMAN RIGHTS & DEVELOPMENT”

OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE REPORT “THE TENSION BETWEEN HUMAN RIGHTS & DEVELOPMENT”

In May 2017, Hakijamii conducted a research study along the LAPSSET corridor with affected communities to establish the effects of the project on their livelihoods and access to socio economic rights. The research study led to development of a report entitled ““The Tension between Human Rights & Development: The Case of LAPSSET in Isiolo County”. […]

2ND REGIONAL URBAN EDUCATION GROUP MEETING

2ND REGIONAL URBAN EDUCATION GROUP MEETING

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is implementing  an urban education project which aims at at improving access to quality education among the urban poor through evidence based advocacy and promoting the adoption and implementation of supportive policies for schools serving the poor in urban East African countries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. […]

MEETING WITH THE MEDIATION COMMITTEE OF OLKARIA IV PROJECT

MEETING WITH THE MEDIATION COMMITTEE OF OLKARIA IV PROJECT

Hakijamii began operations in Olkaria in June 2017 with the aim of offering legal advise and services to the Maasai Community who had been resettled by KenGen from their settlements for purposes of Olkaria IV Project as well as to ensure the left out project affected persons secure justice. The Mediation Committee consisting of 18 […]

Enhancing Social Accountability in Kenya’s Health Sector 2018 Conference

Enhancing Social Accountability in Kenya’s Health Sector 2018 Conference

On 14th and 15th March 2018, Hakijamii in collaboration with other organizations such as; Heraf_Kenya, Amref, USAID, KNHRC, Uraia among others held the Enhancing Social Accountability in Kenya’s Health Sector Conference. The two day conference tackled issues such as; The concept of social accountability and it’s legal framework in Kenya, Innovations in social accountability and  […]