Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Land

Land report calls for political goodwill

Standard Pg 7
Sunday, 07 Apr 2013

A report on land injustices at the Coast is calling for political goodwill to tackle the emotive issue. The report says inheritance of colonial laws, lack of land policies at independence and poor leadership made land at the coast

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Bid to solve land row hits snag

Daily Nation pg 19
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013

A meeting that was planned to iron out disputes surrounding a property set aside for resettlement of displaced families in Narok, now hangs in the balance after a local MP criticised its timing. The meeting was expected to take pl

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Witness expertise in Ruto Land purchase case queried

Daily Nation pg 10
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013

The defence on Wednesday discredited a document examiner whose report showed that forged signatures were used to transfer a post-election victim’s land to deputy President-elect William Ruto. Mr Martin Papa’s expertise

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Bill raises hope on community land

Standard Pg 8-Home &Away
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013

A new dawn awaits minorities as a law to safeguard community land rights seeks to guarantee their property rights. The Community Land Bill will address historical injustices that saw minorities like the Endorois evicted from ances

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Surveyor denies negligence in land sale drawing Ruto in suit

Daily Nation pg 10
Friday, 15 Mar 2013

The surveyor who sub-divided the Uasin Gishu land belonging to a post-election violence victim, and which was irregularly sold to Deputy President-elect William Ruto on Thursday denied being negligent in the transaction. Mr Patric

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Communities fear eviction following discovery of minerals

Standard Pg 3-Home & Away
Thursday, 14 Mar 2013

Communities residing in areas targeted for mineral explorations and development of resort cities are living in fear of being displaced, a new survey shows. Land experts have, however, assured them that there is no need to panic as

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Families in grief after five slayed over land

Standard Pg 18
Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

Shock engulfed Lanyiru village, Buuri location in Tigania East after a man hacked four family members to death. Another is fighting for his life at Tigania Mission Hospital. The suspect stabbed his uncle Peter M’Ampuria, 60,

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ODM aspirant in Homa Bay charged with conspiring to steal Sh10m land

The Star Pg 4
Saturday, 26 Jan 2013

An aspirant for Homa Bay parliamentary seat has been charged with conspiring to steal land worth Sh10 million. However the charges against George Peter Opondo Kaluma were differed  until February 8  because he was not&nb

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