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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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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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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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Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed issues warning over Renaissance Dam

Courtesy of the Al Jazeera PM Abiy said his country could ready millions if there is need to go to war over dam project opposed by Egypt.22 Oct 2019 The dam is about 70 percent complete and is expected to provide much-needed electricity to Ethiopia’s 100 million people [Tiksa Negeri/Reuters] …

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Kenya’s Samburu listed among 25 most beautiful places in the world

Kenya’s Samburu region has been listed as one of the most beautiful and amazing places in the world that one should consider to visit for breathtaking moments.  According to a report by CNN, Samburu is among the 25 world’s most spectacular places full of beauty in every corner. Samburu listed …

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Development or Fraud? Another Coastal Paradise to Die for Big Oil

A file photo of the first berth at the Lamu Port site in Kililana. PHOTO | COURTESY |  By Noor Ali A new 32 berth port, to ship South Sudanese oil to China, is planned for the Lamu archipelago, a stunning green field heritage site in northern coastal Kenya, teeming …

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Climate emergency: why global mobilization is so important

This climate crisis is almost irreversible, and it is global. And global and irreversible should be the answer. Our planet is currently facing an unprecedented climate crisis and we are now close to the point of no return. The consequences are already showing signs of irreversibility in many parts of …

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT FOR PROPOSED ISIOLO (CROCODILE JAW) DAM PROJECT

National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation commissioned CAS Consultants Limited to undertake the EIA study for the proposed Isiolo Dam Project near Oldonyiro at crocodile jaws (Nkutuk Elkinyang) along Ewaso Nyiro River. As part of the EIA study process in Kenya, CAS Consultants has prepared EIA Report (the report) for submission to NEMA as a fulfillment of …

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PASTORALISTS ON 200KM TREK TO SAVE RIVER EWASO NYIRO

By Jacinta Mutura | Courtesy: “The Standard” Newspaper.More than 200 pastoralists have embarked on a 200-kilometre six-day camel caravan to raise awareness on the importance of conserving River Ewaso Nyiro. Camel caravan launched in Bisan Bilqo Volunteer youths will traverse Laikipia, Samburu and Isiolo counties where the river flows through. The annual activity …

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