Information on Safina membership formalities; on how a membership cards are issued and a description o a membership card [KEN25478.E]

Information on the above-mentioned topics could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

However, the attached articles on the Safina party may be of interest. For additional information on the Safina party, please refer to Response to Information Request KEN23558.E of 4 April 1995, available at all Regional Documentation Centres.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series. 29 February 1996. Vol. 33, No. 1. "Kenya: Opposition Alliance in SA," p. 12121.

Inter Press Service. 2 February 1996. L. Muthoni Wanyeki. "Kenya - Politics: Safina Shakes Up Opposition Alliance." (NEXIS)

KBC Radio [Nairobi, in English]. 4 March 1996. "Kenya; President Moi Says Opposition Safina Party 'Bent on Causing Unrest.'" (BBC Summary 5 Mar. 1996/NEXIS)

_____. 2 March 1996. "Kenya; President Accuses Party of Being Behind Student Unrest." (BBC Summary 3 Mar. 1996/NEXIS)

KTN TV [Nairobi, in English]. 19 May 1996. "Kenya; Unregistered Safina Party Plans to Field Candidate in By-Election." (BBC Summary 20 May 1996/NEXIS).

Additional Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential [London]. 1994 to present.

Jeune Africa [Paris]. 1994 to present.

Kenya Country File. 1994 to present.

News from Africa Watch. 1995.

On-line searches of media articles.

Three oral sources consulted did not provide information on the above-mentioned subjects.