Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Land

Re-Define Land Law to Reduce Disputes

The Standard, Pg 15
Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011

Pravin Bowry admits that the new land laws are different from those under the old regime. While there are some provisions that are prudent, there still remain many legal loop holes that need to be sealed. This will ensure that lan

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Ruto´┐Ż??s Fraud Case Fails to Kick Off

The Standard
Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011

The fraud case against William Ruto and others failed to start because one of the accused, Joshua Kulei, opted for a plea-bargain. This is an out of court settlement offered by the prosecutor to a defendant. AG Wako has approved t

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Ruto Back in Court over Ngong Land Fraud

The Star, Pg 1 & 8
Monday, 24 Jan 2011

The fraud case against William Ruto regarding land in Ngong forest resumes this week with 24 witnesses lined up to start testifying. The case will run for 12 consecutive days starting today and will be heard by Nairobi chief magis

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Ruto Fails in Bid to Recover Title Deed

The Star, Pg 10
Friday, 21 Jan 2011

The High Court in Eldoret has rejected an application by Ruto seeking to reverse the cancellation of title deeds for a disputed land. The MP has been sued by KACC for acquiring the land illegally. Judge Festus Azangalala said the

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Town Clerk Now Puts City Land Grabbers on Notice

Sunday Express, Pg 4
Sunday, 16 Jan 2011

Nairobi Town Clerk Philip Kisia has said land grabbers will not be entatined in Nairobi County. Land grabbers have taken huge chunks of land that was developed as playing fields. He said the council will embark on an exercise to e

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Judge to Give New Order in Ruto Land Grab Case

Saturday, 18 Dec 2010

The High Court is to give fresh orders in a case in which William Ruto is accused of land grabbing. Ruto has been sued by KACC for alleged illegal allocation of land and houses belonging to the Eldoret Municipal Council. The court

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