Monday, January 31, 2011


The Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) on Monday announced that it would hold its first public hearings in Northern and upper Eastern Kenya, beginning in March, where it has so far collected 3,474 statements.

Acting Chairperson Tecla Namachanja said the hearings would be rolled out nonstop across the country, until September, winding up in Western and Mt Elgon regions.

She added that the commission would first conduct individual hearings in every region in the country before conducting institutional and thematic hearings.

"After the hearings in Northern and upper Eastern regions we will move to Nairobi and Nyanza, Central and Rift Valley, lower Eastern and Coast, and then conclude in Western and Mt Elgon," she said.

Among the hearings TJRC is going to hear are the Wagalla Massacre and The Massacres that happened in Garissa District. Among The people who were in the Government at that time and who were mentioned are like the Above GG KARIUKI and Former NEP PC, Benson Kaaria.

NEP residents are requested to contribute so much.