The best Christmas gift and new year pledged to the neglected Minorities and Marginalised Communities of Kenya by H.E William Ruto, the President of the Republic of Kenya during the inaugural celebrations of the Minorities Rights Day 2023

These were the remarks by His Excellency, Hon. William Samoei Ruto, PHD C.G.H., President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-In-Chief of the Defence Forces during the International Day for Minority Rights on Monday 18th December 2023 at Bomas of kenya, Nairobi. The leadership and Members of our ethnic minorities and marginalized communities, Distinguished Guests, […]

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Mt. Elgon Road Race Sets the Pace for Environmental Awareness

Nature is life and it is our duty to safeguard it. Over the last two decades, Chepkitale Indigenous People Development Project (CIPDP) has taken the responsibility of supporting efforts aimed at preserving Mt Elgon Region’s biodiversity. The commitment has seen close working partnerships with various organizations, both governmental and non-governmental, to implement projects and activities

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CIPDP and Tulwoob Koony Radio Donate 1000 Tree Seedlings during National Tree Planting Day 2023

CIPDP and Tulwoob Koony Radio jointly donated 1000 tree seedlings during National Tree Planting Day 2023. This was undertaken in collaboration with Bungoma County government and the National government, aligning with the vision of the president, H.E William Samoei Ruto to plant fifteen billion trees by 2032. The tree planting initiative is aimed to contribute

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Impact of Training at Tulwoob Koony Radio

Twenty journalists from Tulwoob Koony Radio have just completed a key training intended to strengthen their skills in research, script writing and reporting. The training has covered subjects such as public interest journalism, sourcing data, high-quality digital content production and impactful storytelling. The training included a special focus on climate change reporting, particularly in the

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples  2023 to be marked by the Ogiek community of Mt.Elgon

The Ogiek community of Mt.Elgon will join other indigenous communities around the world in marking world indigenous day on 9th August 2023 at Laboot, Chepkitale. The day is observed to recognize and honour indigenous communities, their cultures, traditions and contributions to environmental conservation in Mt.Elgon forest. The theme of this year is Indigenous Youth as

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Mt Elgon Ogiek Ndorobo Council of Elders Association (MEONCE) Receives Certificate of Registration

The Ogiek community in Mt.Elgon have received some good news as the Mt Elgon Ogiek Ndorobo Council of Elders Association (MEONCE) was formally registered on 31st October 2022. MEONCE is a legal entity composed of clan chairmen from the 32 clans of the Ogiek community of Mt Elgon. Its main objective is to promote cultural

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Chepkitale Ogiek Thanksgiving Day

Commemorating community’s landmark victory in land struggle Chepkitale Ogiek’s first Thanksgiving Day was held at Laboot on 18th November 2022 to celebrate 20 years of peace, biodiversity enhancement and land rights achievements. Court case victory The celebration was about the community’s legal victory on 26th September 2022 when Bungoma court ruled that the gazettement of

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Film: Using maps to preserve indigenous knowledge, monitor sustainable use of lands and advocate for resource and tenure rights

This short film explores how the Ogiek community of Mount Elgon, Kenya is using mapping technology to preserve indigenous knowledge, monitor sustainable use of their lands and advocate for resource and tenure rights and in effect preserving and protecting their lands. The community has been the victim of multiple evictions from their ancestral lands that

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