Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Land

Court summons Ruto over land grab case

Daily Nation pg 10
Friday, 14 Dec 2012

Eldoret North MP William Ruto has been directed to appear in court over a case where he is accused of grabbing land during the post-election violence. Mr Ruto has denied grabbing the land and had offered to vacate it early this ye

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Law to end inhumane evictions on the way

The Star Pg 3
Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012

The enactment of the Eviction and Resettlement Bill will end illegal evictions, the chairman designate of the National Land Commission Mohamed Swazuri said yesterday. He said the Community Land Bill will soon be drafted by the Lan

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Man cries foul over land row, seeks military help

Standard Pg 9
Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012

The owner of the controversial 940-acre land in Likoni now wants the military deployed to evict about 120,000 squatters.Last week, Jidraph Evanson Waitiki went back to court to seek enforcement of a November 8, 2001 court ruling m

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Raila to tax idle Land if he wins presidency.

The Star Pg 6
Monday, 10 Dec 2012

An ODM government will tax idle land, deploy the military to the border and dismantle the monopoly in electricity sector if elected on March 4, 2013 election.  An elaborate party manifesto endorsed by party delegates last Fri

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Freeze on Kangema plot Allocation over Dispute

The Star Pg 19
Friday, 07 Dec 2012

Trouble is brewing in Kangema town following disputed allocation of plots by the area local authority. Residents have accused Kangema Town council of corruption in the allocation of some 258 plots in Kangema town. Following a clos

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Unease over delays in appointment of national land team

Standard Pg 18
Sunday, 09 Dec 2012

Concern is mounting over delay in the appointment of members to the National Land Commission, with calls to the Executive to give direction on the matter. Parliament, in August, approved Mohammed Swazuri, Tomiik Konyimbih, Silas M

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Owner of disputed Likoni farm tells politicians to keep off his property

Daily Nation, pg 32
Tuesday, 04 Dec 2012

Evanson Kamau Waitiki is a worried man. His pain is that leaders are planning to dispossess him of his 930-acre farm in Likoni, if their pronouncements at the weekend are anything to go by. An emotional Likoni MP Masoud Mwahima on

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Raila pledges to address land row

Daily Nation, pg 4
Monday, 03 Dec 2012

Prime Minister Raila Odinga on Sunday told Likoni residents occupying Waitiki Farm that they would not be evicted, promising ODM would resolve the issue.  Mr Odinga, while addressing a public rally at Tononoka grounds in Momb

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