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More Than 29,000 Acres Of Land Secured For Wildlife In Amboseli
5 September 2021
Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 5 – The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has secured 29,035 acres of land as habitat for wildlife in Amboseli, in the south of Kenya.

Kenyans urged to submit claims of historical land injustices to NLC
27 August 2021
Kenya

Kenyans with complaints about historical land injustices have until September 20th this year to submit their grievances to the National Land Commission. A section of rights groups believe that Kenyans have not been sensitized enough on the matter, calling for urgent measures to ensure no one is locked out.

Kenyan youth are turning to farming. FILE PHOTO | NMG
13 August 2021
Kenya

Around May this year, there was a video that went viral on social media and reintroduced the conversation on how agriculture could be made more “attractive” to the youth in Africa.

The Supreme Court building. FILE PHOTO | NMG
11 August 2021
Kenya

Supreme Court judges have thwarted an attempt to escalate to the apex court a land inheritance row among the children of a senior colonial government’s chief.

Pastoralists Plead With Government To Help In Title Deeds Acquisition
19 July 2021
Kenya

Pastoral communities in Northern Kenya are pleading with their County Governments to allocate resources for community land sensitization and acquisition of title deeds.

Lands Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney.
8 July 2021
Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 8  – Lands Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney has urged landowners in Nairobi to work with the Ministry to fill existing gaps in data that hampers digitization.

A team from Nema enforcement and KWS at the point where raw sewer pollutes the park Image: COURTESY
7 July 2021
Kenya

A curious fact about Kenya's conservation efforts is that there is no institution, government or any other authority, that can authoritatively give the exact figure of the forest cover.

Over the years, even government ministers have been giving varying indicators on whether the country is losing its forests or gaining cover.

Gender Equality Image: STAR ILLUSTRATED:
5 July 2021
Kenya

Gender inequality doesn't make sense on any level.

By marginalising women, we deny ourselves the opportunity to lift millions of men, women and children out of poverty. Not to mention the chance of a just and fair world.

Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo. FILE PHOTO | NMG
25 June 2021
Kenya

Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo is entangled in a Sh4.5 billion bribery court row with investors behind the Tatu City real estate project.

The investors have accused Mr Kabogo of illegally holding onto five title deeds as part of a ploy to blackmail them into ceding a five percent stake in a section of the multibillion-shilling project.

Njuki Calls For Speedy Issuance Of Title Deeds
20 June 2021
Kenya

Tharaka Nithi Governor Muthomi Njuki has called on the national government to complete the land adjudication process and issue title deeds before initiating the process of replacing the late chief of Kamaindi Location who was killed way back in 2019 over land related issues.

A sign post advertising land for sale in Kieni on July 22, 2015. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI
16 June 2021
Kenya

The State is set to roll out a value index to make Kenya’s land market transparent and cut wasteful public project spending due to speculative activity that drives up costs, the World Bank has said.

The long-awaited index is also expected to boost own-source revenue collection by counties from land property.

A frontal view of the newly refurbished Milimani Law Courts November 17, 2011.HEZRON NJOROGE
16 June 2021
Kenya

The majority of Kenyans are perturbed by the high cost of seeking justice in the Environment and Land court, a new survey shows.

The study by the Land Development and Governance Institute (LDGI) shows that nearly nine in ten Kenyans (86 percent) see the cost as high, effectively making it difficult for them to secure justice.