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Good Progress on Community Land Matters

By Team Whispers  The history of land governance in Kenya has been one of official policy trying to subdue customary and communal ownership of land at the expense of private ownership. Despite this official policy, communities continued to manage land according to their traditional rules. This was until 2010 when …

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Community Land Act: We played our role, let officials honour pledge

Courtesy of “The Sunday Nation” Newspaper  On July 24 last year, together with other delegates from nine rural communities of Kajiado, Laikipia, Isiolo, Turkana and Tana River, we marched to the Ministry of Lands to demand that the government, in compliance with the 2016 Community Land Act, recognise our demand …

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MP Collects Signatures to Impeach CS Karoney

Isiolo County Woman Representative Hon Rehema Jaldesa Isiolo Woman Representative Rehema Jaldesa has started collecting signatures from her colleagues to kick start the process of impeaching Land Cabinet Secretary Faridah Karoney. The Law Society of Kenya wants Ms Karoney investigated on allegations of mismanaging the docket. Earlier in February, LSK’s …

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Isiolo residents ask DCI, Uhuru to help end land grabbing

By Waweru Wairimu ~ Courtesy of the “The Daily Nation” More than 100 victims of land grabbing in Isiolo County have appealed for a fresh probe by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) so that justice is served. For the residents of Tuluroba, Mwangaza, Kambi ya Juu, Chechelesi, Mabatini and Kiwanjani, the predicament dates back …

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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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ISIOLO LAND ISSUE

Mustapha Mbuthia | Photo Courtesy By Mustapha Mbuthia It is very sad that the emotive land issue has turned out to be a political battle between US versus THEM. It shouldn’t. I have watched in utter dismay that many do not understand the issues at hand. Only resorting to name calling based on …

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LEGAL NOTICE NO.-150 IS BIGGER THAN ISIOLO

Adan Kabelo By Adan Kabelo I can say without fear of any contradiction that pastoralist communities of Isiolo not only view the LN 150 with lots of suspicion but deliberately designed to displace them. This fear is real and cannot be wished away through coercion or dangling carrot and stick. Many …

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ISIOLO Land Adjudication | The Devil is in the Details

By Said Jillo Land as a factor of production is prone to exploit all over the globe and it isn’t any different with the scenario in Isiolo county today. Man as always find himself in land related conflict since time immemorial. Issues of contention all through history have been the …

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LEGAL NOTICE NO.150 ON LAND ADJUDICATION IN ISIOLO BE REVOKED – HON KOROPU

Hon. Abdi Koropu Tepo- Isiolo South Constituency MP By Hon. Abdi Koropu Tepo Assalam aleikum warahmatullahi wabarakatu. We, all the elected National representatives of Isiolo County, have had some constructive engagements with persons knowledgeable on land adjudication and in particular on implications of Legal Notice No.-150. Legal Notice No. -150 …

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Mind Pastoral Land, Boundaries in LAPSSET 

Mumina Bonaya By Mumina Bonaya  The Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) corridor project involves a railway, highway, crude oil pipeline and a fibre-optic cable connecting Kenya to Ethiopia, South Sudan and Africa’s Great Lakes region. Started six years ago, it is Kenya’s transformational and integrated infrastructure corridor that is also …

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