The Traditional Somali Justice Based Conflict Resolution Mechanisms have been an important aspect of peace building processes among members of the Somali community of northern Kenya. Based on this systems of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms members of this community have lived together in harmony for a long time. However, modernity the system has faced a variety of challenges hence calls for improving the sustem. This study therefore is aimed at improving effectiveness TSJBCM to make more effective. The study was conducted in Dujis constituency in Garissa County where the respondents were mainly ethnic Somalis. The results of the study reveal that the system can be strengthened if among other things there is structured cooperation with formal government conflict transformation mechanism, training TSJBCM practitioners in some conflict areas and defining specific areas of competence for TSJBCM and formal conflict transformation actors.
Zacchaeus Mboche Wanyoike, Pontian Godfrey Okoth, Kennedy Onkware (2018); Improving Traditional Somali Justice Based Conflict Resolution Mechanisms in Garissa County, Kenya; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP)
8(9) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.8.10.2018.p8218