We Are
One

Kenya’s national security, its political and constitutional embrace of democracy, the sanctity of an individual’s life, and its freedom of religion and conscience are under attack by Al Qaeda and its affiliates and splinter groups. Their fascist and fanatical ideology aims to destroy Kenyan democracy, territorial integrity and constitutional dispensation. The NCTC’s primary duty is the protection of Kenyan lives and our constitution. In carrying out this duty, it stands on the shoulders of millions of Kenyan patriots who are determined to preserve our hard-won independence, dignity and security.

WE ARE UNITED
AGAINST TERRORISM

TUWE TAYARI
KUILINDA

PROFILES OF COURAGE

The brave men and women who sacrificed so much to keep you safe.

Salah Sabdow Farah

For confronting Al Shabaab militants during a bus attack in Mandera in December 2015 and shielding Christian passengers and paying with your life.
Kenya salutes you.

Abdul Haji

While many run away from the danger, you put your safety on the line to ensure the safe exit of those in danger during the Westgate Attack in September 2013,
Kenya salutes you.

US Embassy Security Guard

For refusing to let a terrorists’ vehicle masquerading as diplomatic vehicle gain access to the US Embassy basement in August 1998, thereby reducing the impact of the bomb blast.
Kenya salutes you.

Frontline Forces

Coming from different regions of Kenya and having different beliefs, our gallant soldiers are united in the frontline, countering and extinguishing the terrorists.
Kenya salutes you.

How You Can Be Involved

NCTC seeks partnership with state & non-state institutions with strong security, peace-building and research capabilities.

  • If you are a political, religious, or community leader with a clear constituency and a track record for effective pro-security efforts.
  • Young Kenyans who have demonstrated effective leadership, knowledge and passion for countering radicalisation and advancing local and national security.
  • Businesses committed to raising their security standards and contributing to national security.
  • Researchers/scholars of religion, local history, data science, social networks, communications, terrorism, insurgency & cults.

Get in touch with the NCTC; make a concrete proposal demonstrating your stake in success, what you seek to contribute, and why you are a relevant partner. Email info@counterterrosism.go.ke

IN CASE OF AN ATTACK

Run.

Hide.
Fight.

Call 0800721600

NCTC

Call for Proposals: 2023 Stories on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism at the Local Level in Western Kenya

Champions of Peace-Kenya (CoP-K) , a Grass-root Non-Governmental Organization with presence in 14 counties in Kenya whose vision is to ensure Stable, Peaceful and Secure Communities. CoP-K works with Families, Communities, Government, Corporate entities and Non-State Actors in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism as well Peace Building efforts in ensuring the Country remains Stable, Peaceful and Secure.

Champions of Peace-Kenya through the coordination of National Counter Terrorism (NCTC) is inviting journalists and media practitioners in western Kenya to submit story ideas for grants of up to Sh30,000; Sh20,000 and Sh10,000 for positions 1-3 respectively in each thematic area listed below.

Thematic areas:

  1. Importance of police and community relationships in preventing and countering violent extremism.
  2. Leveraging on existing partnerships between civil society and religious organizations at the two levels of government to prevent and counter violent extremism.
  3. The place of drama and performing arts in preventing and countering violent extremism.
  4. The role of the education sector in preventing and countering violent extremism.
  5.  Citizen vigilance and reporting in preventing and countering violent extremism.

Eligibility : The grant is open to accredited journalists who present a story idea in a synopsis of not more than 700 words.

Award Criteria:  Grant award will be determined by the uniqueness and strength of the story idea highlighting why it matters and its potential impact to preventing and countering violent extremism. The proposal should also explain how the article differs from those already published on the same subject.

Grant: The grant amounts are from Sh10,000 to Sh30,000 based on ranking in each thematic area.

Grant Application Deadline: All applications MUST be submitted to info@cop-k.org by close of business on Friday, 17th February  2023.

Grant Indemnity: Kindly note that the decision of the proposal caller shall be final. Each Applicant is limited to one category