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Nubian IDPs in Kenya | Fancywriter Blog
English: Nairobi (Kenya) Skyline from the city center, 2005 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Slum Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This blog is about the Nubians Internally Displaced Persons in Kibra, on the outskirt of Nairobi, Kenya. Definition of IDP Persons or group of persons who have been forced or obliged to flee or to leave their homes or places of habitual residence, in particular as a result of, or in order to avoid the effect of armed conflict, situation of generalized violence. Nubians occupied Kibra, a 4000 acre piece of land on the outskirt of Nairobi - the capitol city of Kenya since mid 19th century. Nairobi was not the capitol city at the time. The land was given as a gift to the Sudanese soldiers who were brought to Kenya by the then British colonial government. However, lack of security of tenure for the Kibra land has been used to push them away from their surveyed plots to give way to ' sputtering ' housing upgrading projects that have hardly