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Category : Land
Wizara Yatoa Vyeti vya Ardhi Mkoani Taifa Leo, Pg 5
Thursday, 15 Sep 2011

Wizara ya Ardhi itatoa hati za kumiliki ardhi katika eneo la Lamu katika miezi minne ijayo ili kumaliza shida ya uskwota na wizi wa ardhi. Waziri wa ardhi bwana James Orengo alisema kuwa utoaji wa hati hizo umeanza kisiwani Faza wilaya ya Lamu ambako yeye binafsi alitoa hati 1, 456 za kutimiliki

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Media Need to Raise Red Alert about Looming Delay in Land Reform Laws Daily Nation, Pg 13
Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011

Ibrahim Mwathane says editors need to raise the flag on the laxity by the goverment to implement land reforms. Land laws protect ownership and govern land transactions. Lands ministry officials and other stakeholders are unclear on the impending institutional changes that will impact the sector.

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Land Grabbers Inhibit Work of Coast Water Board The Star, Pg 10
Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011

The Coast Water Services Board has appealed to the government and other relevant institutions to help it get back grabbed land. Its boss Andy Tolla said it was difficult to initiate water projects because most of the lands reserved for the purpose had been grabbed. He added that people grabbed go

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State to Revoke Land Titles in Kaya Forests The Star, Pg 10
Monday, 12 Sep 2011

The government will revoke all land titles issued in the sacred Kaya forests and monuments in South Coast that are currently being degraded by massive encroachment. While touring the area, Heritage assistant minister Wilfred Ombiu assured the locals that the forests will be protected and will lia

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The Trouble with Mombasa: Land Grabs, Garbage and Drugs Daily Nation, Pg L
Tuesday, 06 Sep 2011

Land grabbing is a common phenomenon in Mombasa alongisde execessive grabage and drugs. Large pieces of land that were public are now with huge private development buildings hence making it difficult for children to play. Greed is at the core of the the dissapeance of the public land to private o

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Locals Accuse MP of Tilling their Land The Standard, Pg 29
Wednesday, 07 Sep 2011

Residents of Olalui group ranch in Trans Mara West District are up in arms against Kilgoris MP Gideon ole Konchella overa piece of land. The more than 198 members of the ranch accused the legislator of tilling the land belonging to the community without their approval. They said this shows dispre

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Mumias on the Spot as State Denounces Sale of Land The Standard, Pg 35
Wednesday, 07 Sep 2011

The Ministry of Agriculture has said the sale of land in Nasewa in Busial County by Mumias Sugar Company is illegal. The ministry said the 841-acre piece of land in Nambale is government property. The state is working with Kenya Sugar Board to find an investor to build a sugar factory on the disp

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Calls to Save Dumpsite from Land Grabbers The People, Pg 13
Friday, 02 Sep 2011

A section of leaders from Thika Distrcit have called on the ministry of lands and Juja MP William Kabogo to save over 100 acres of land at Kangoki refuse dumpsite from grabbers who have already subdivided it. Led by Thika Councy Council vice chairman Cllr John Bosco Kimani, they regreeted the min

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