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OPINION || THE ILLEGAL ALLEGED TAKE OVER OF DEVOLUTION WILL NOT BE ALLOWED

We are greatly disturbed by the unconstitutional and illegal action by the National Executive and/or the National Government attempts to take over key functions of the County Government of Nairobi. The Executive and the National government has shown disdain for the constitution, the rule of law, and lack of respect …

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STATEMENT BY TEAM HEXAGON ON AMENDMENT TO LEGAL NOTICE ON ADJUDICATION OF COMMUNITY LAND IN ISIOLO

Background The Cabinet Secretary for Lands issued Land Adjudication (Application) Order 2019 gazetted as Legal Notice 150 of 27 August 2019 which purported to open up community land in Isiolo for adjudication. Consequently, surveyors from the Survey Department commenced survey of land in Isiolo County. Following repeated and well-documented complaints …

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Somalis fight locust invasion by eating them

Locust invasion in Northern Kenya Abdi Dahir~ BBC News  Somalia is facing its worst invasion of locusts in 25 years, but some people are turning the desert insects into delicious meals. Local media reports show residents of Adado town, in central Somalia, frying the locusts and eating them with rice and pasta. One …

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Kibaki’s letter gave birth to Kenya’s famed Silicon Savannah

Former ICT minister Mutahi Kagwe played key role in tapping broadband internet. The Minister for Information Samuel Poghisio (left) and Permanent Secretary Dr. Bitange Ndemo (right) hold a huge buoy as President Kibaki (second right) looks on, and Prime Minister Raila Odinga (second left) signs the buoy to mark the …

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Prodigality: Bomet County Spent 57K to Purchase A flower Pot

By Whispers Correspondent An audit report analyzed by Senate Public Accounts Committee on Tuesday unmasked wild spending at the Bomet County, with Governor Hillary Barchok at pains to explain how his county spent at least Ksh8 million on office furniture. The amount spent on Governor’s furniture equals the 12 months …

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Securing Communal Land Rights in Kenya

By Team Whispers Pastoralist societies around the world are currently facing more pressures on their land than ever before. Contributing to the land pressure, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, is the stance taken by policy makers who are pursuing policies that have sought to transform pastoralism into sedentary and intensified production …

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The New Geography of Global Diplomacy

China Advances as the United States Retreats By Bonnie Bley November 27, 2019 Protests outside of the Japanese embassy in Beijing, China, August 2012Jason Lee / Reuters As China’s rise has become a central force in global politics, analysts and policymakers have tracked its path to potential preeminence on a number of …

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REQUEST FOR STATEMENT ON THE LEGAL NOTICE NO. 150 BY THE MINISTRY OF LANDS AND PHYSICAL PLANNING THAT SEEKS TO OPEN UP LAND IN ISIOLO COUNTY FOR ADJUDICATION By Senator Dullo

REPUBLIC OF KENYA TWELFTH PARLIAMENT – (THIRD SESSION) THE SENATE Isiolo Senator Hon. Fatuma Dullo By Senator Fatuma Dullo REQUEST FOR STATEMENT ON THE LEGAL NOTICE NO. 150 OF 27th AUGUST 2019 BY THE MINISTRY OF LANDS AND PHYSICAL PLANNING THAT SEEKS TO OPEN UP LAND IN ISIOLO COUNTY FOR …

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