Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Land

Tension Remains on the Luo-Kalenjin Border months after fights Broke out

Daily Nation pg 18
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012

Seven months ago these idyllic scenes of rural life were violently interrupted by a series of clashes between the Luos and the Kalenjins of this region. Today, the wounds of the violence have healed through a series of peace talks

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100 Families Evicted in Changamwe Slum

The Star Pg 10
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012

100 families sitting on a 4 acre piece of land in Dunga Unuse in Chaani area of Changamwe district were yesterday evicted in an early morning demolition. The land according to Changamwe DC Douglas Mutai said the land belongs to We

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Sh11bn Court Ruling Piles more Misery on City Slum Residents

Daily Nation pg 10
Sunday, 21 Oct 2012

The fate of Mr Mukhtar and more than 100,000 other residents of Mukuru slum residents is clouded in deeper uncertainty. Last week, Orbit Chemical company was awarded Sh11 billion by the High Court following a protracted legal batt

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US agency in Sh620m test of new land laws

Daily Nation, pg 3
Saturday, 20 Oct 2012

AUS government agency has launched an epic court battle in defence of its right to sell a multi-million shilling estate that is expected to test the new Land Act. The legal battle is now centered on the law that requires lenders s

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Leaders feal Land Feuds in RIft Valley could fuel Poll Violence

Daily Nation, pg 32
Friday, 19 Oct 2012

Conflicts over land could drive the Rift Valley region into ethnic violence ahead of next year’s General Election. At the Banita settlement scheme in Rongai District, people have been killed and others barred from farming or

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Squatters at Mazrui Land face Eviction

The Star Pg 12
Thursday, 18 Oct 2012

More than 60 families living in a 96-acre piece of land at Uyombo village in Kilifi district are facing eviction. Keysian auctioneers issued a notice of auction on September 21 this year if the landowner does not repay a Sh55 mill

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Dennis Oliech Family Property Feud turns Ugly

Standard Pg 12
Thursday, 18 Oct 2012

A land dispute involving the family of soccer star Dennis Oliech turned ugly on Wednesday when his mother violently confronted two lawyers in court over the matter. Mary Auma Oliech caused a stir at the Nairobi Milimani Law Courts

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Hundreds of Residents in Demo over grabbing of Public Land

Daily Nation, pg 38
Thursday, 18 Oct 2012

Kajiado residents barricaded roads as they demonstrated against irregular allocation of land to town council officials and their friends. The residents blame the town council for the scandal in which the 20 acre piece of land has

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