Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Land

Man kills uncle in Land Dispute

Standard Pg 25
Thursday, 15 Nov 2012

A man hacked his uncle to death at Bulanda village, Busia District, when the uncle tried to stop him from selling land he inherited from his father. Moses Maloba, 22, hit Elijah Ogolla several times on the head using a hoe, killin

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Widows take Sh90m Land Suit to new Court

The Star Pg 3
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012

Two businesswomen, who have for the last three years been embroiled in a land dispute with the PCEA have taken the matter to the newly established Environment and Land Court. Alice Wangui Mwaniki and Agnes Wambui Kiritu claimed th

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Experts call for enactment of community land laws

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Sunday, 11 Nov 2012

Land Continues to be a thorny issue in Kenya as the country goes through a transition to a new system of governance. The resolution of land issues is a critical factor in addressing historical injustices that precipitated the 2007

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Varsity, orphanage fight over land

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Friday, 09 Nov 2012

The row pitting Laikipia University College and a children’s organisation over land ownership intensified after the latter stormed the land in Nyahururu and vowed to settle on it. Children Welfare Society of Kenya management

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Slum Evictions under Scrutiny

Daily Nation pg 3
Thursday, 08 Nov 2012

Residents of informal settlements are determined to ensure guaranteed property rights ahead of the General Election. Nairobi Metropolitan Assistant Minister Elizabeth Ongoro concurred that the Government should seek peaceful ways

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Ex-DC Facing Land Fraud Charges

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Saturday, 06 Oct 2012

A former provincial administrator was on Monday arraigned in court for a crime he allegedly committed more than 25 years ago. Former Uasin Gishu DC Benjamin Rotich was charged alongside Land Registrar Tom Mainja Chepkwesi and two

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‘Sonko’ Presents Land Titles to secure MRC leader’s release

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Tuesday, 06 Nov 2012

Makadara MP Gidion Mbuvi has presented his three land title deeds to a Mombasa court to secure the release of MRC leader Omar Mwamnwadzi on bond. The deeds are said to be valued at Sh20 million, according to the MP, but the prosec

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How Athi River land was ‘stolen’

Daily Nation pg 9
Friday, 05 Oct 2012

A cartel of well-connected individuals invaded public and private land in Athi River and sold it to unsuspecting buyers to whom it has issued fake title deeds. Some of the land belongs to State corporations, including the National

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