Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Land

Evictees get 742 acres of land in Trans Nzoia

Standard Pg 22
Thursday, 24 Jan 2013

Dreams of a home for about 235 families displaced in Mt Elgon District, Bungoma County have become a reality. Area District Commissioner Omar Salat yesterday said the affected families would be resettled in Trans Nzoia County. &ld

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Leaders link multinationals eyeing land in region to bloodletting

Daily Nation pg 8 & 9
Monday, 14 Jan 2013

Local leaders and residents in Tana Delta now blame the sporadic violence on external forces out to drive the communities out of the area and take their land. Former Ambassador Hussein Dado said the attacks were the work of outsid

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Squatters want minister to probe land dispute

Standard Pg 22
Tuesday, 08 Jan 2013

Hundreds of residents claiming to be squatters in a 1,200-acre farm in Matungulu District want Lands minister James Orengo to investigate an alleged land grabbing by a Kiambu-based tycoon. The charged demonstrators claimed they ha

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Council staff in land grabbing racket

Standard Pg 21
Monday, 07 Jan 2013

Municipal council officials and civic leaders have been accused of allegedly grabbing and selling huge chunks of land in Lodwar, Turkana Central District. Local civil society organisations and residents have raised eyebrows over i

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Evictees, IDPs get 1,400 acres in Uasin Gishu

The Star Pg 16
Monday, 17 Dec 2012

Forest evictees and IDPs who have not been given new homes will be resettled on 1,400 acres of land in Uasin Gishu.  The 1,400 acre farm is located in Moiben division and the government is the process of finalising the purcha

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Churches battle for control of property

Daily Nation pg 11
Thursday, 20 Dec 2012

Three churches are locked in a court battle for control of a two-acre piece of land in Lavington, Nairobi. The Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA), the Anglican and Methodist churches jointly acquired the land for interdenom

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Chaos looms over oil revenue in Kenya

Standard Pg 10
Sunday, 16 Dec 2012

Trouble is simmering in Kenya’s northern frontier following the discovery of substantial oil deposits in several drilling sites in Turkana County, as communities dig in for fair share of the resource, it has emerged. While t

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Three quarters of land is not registered – Swazuri

The Star Pg 10
Friday, 14 Dec 2012

More than 75 per cent of land in Kenya is not registered, National Land Commission chairman designate Mohamed Swazuri has said. He said land in many parts of the country has not been marked or measured. This makes it easier for pe

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