The sports category has moved to a new website.
ADVERTISEMENT

CS Matiang'i issues 14-day ultimatum over Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps

UNHCR issued with ultimatum

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i

Interior CS Fred Matiang'i on Wednesday issued an ultimatum on the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camp.

Following a meeting with Interior Ministry officials CS Matiang'i, gave the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) 14 days to provide a road map for the definite closure of the two camps.

CS Matiang'i wrote to UNHCR representative to Kenya Fadhilaa Addala citing security concerns over the two camps.

"There is no room for negotiation. We must strike a balance between Kenya’s international obligation and her domestic duties. We do have a domestic responsibility to protect Kenya," the letter read in part.

ADVERTISEMENT

CS Matiang'i further noted that aid for the over 500,000 occupants of the camps has not been forthcoming for some time, making it untenable.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Ruto lands Sh477 billion deal for new Usahihi Expressway with 6 lanes

Ruto lands Sh477 billion deal for new Usahihi Expressway with 6 lanes

Why Cheruiyot Kirui's body could be left on Mt. Everest after tragic adventure

Why Cheruiyot Kirui's body could be left on Mt. Everest after tragic adventure

Last moments of Cheruiyot Kirui who has died on Mt Everest [Photos]

Last moments of Cheruiyot Kirui who has died on Mt Everest [Photos]

How Biden received Ruto at White House & what they discussed [Photos]

How Biden received Ruto at White House & what they discussed [Photos]

CCTV camera records lion entering Rongai residence & capturing prey [Video]

CCTV camera records lion entering Rongai residence & capturing prey [Video]

Ruto apologises to daughter in a moment of reflection during U.S state visit

Ruto apologises to daughter in a moment of reflection during U.S state visit

Shindwe pepo mbaya - Isaac Mwaura addresses concerns about cost of Ruto's U.S. visit

Shindwe pepo mbaya - Isaac Mwaura addresses concerns about cost of Ruto's U.S. visit

Education sees record-high interest from 2023 candidates, heres why

Education sees record-high interest from 2023 candidates, heres why

Pauline Njoroge's Biography: Early life, hawking, campaign salary & national influence

Pauline Njoroge's Biography: Early life, hawking, campaign salary & national influence

ADVERTISEMENT