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Korane wants LAPSSET land survey in Garissa stopped

Garissa Governor Ali Korane By: Jacob Songok, KNA GARISSA—The  Garissa Governor, Ali Korane has urged LAPSSET officials surveying land meant for the project in Garissa County to defer the exercise forthwith. Addressing the press in Garissa town on Monday, Korane said that his administration has not been consulted and wondered …

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ISIOLO COUNTY DOES NOT FALL UNDER LAND ADJUDICATION ACT BUT COMMUNITY LAND ACT

Whispers Editorial Land Adjudication Act is not relevant to Township (254) nor does it require any Gazettement. The Governor and his team could have just ratified what is existing on the ground through Planning and Surveying and and register all Land through Land Registration Act. Isiolo Communities Secondly the Land outside the Township has …

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IN THE NEXT 50 YEARS ISIOLO WILL BE THE ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL CENTRE OF KENYA

Isiolo County Whispers Correspondent The following indrastructure developments points possibility of the above dream even earlier; 1. The LAPSSET cordial has placed Isiolo as its centre with a resort city and International Airport. The airport runway is being extended by 4 klometers to take the largest planes possible. A beautiful …

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LEGAL NOTICE ON ADJUDICATION OF COMMUNITY LAND IN ISIOLO

Hon. Fatuma Dullo, current Isiolo Senator and Deputy Majority Leader, Senate By Senator Fatuma Adan Dullo BACKGROUND Land in Isiolo County has historically been trust land and has been utilised communally by the people of Isiolo County. The Constitution of Kenya 2010, specifically Chapter 5, renamed such land as community land …

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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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Key Highlights of the Land Value (Amendment) Act, 2019

President Kenyatta assenting to Land Value Bill among other Bills at State House on 2nd August, 2019 By Mona K. Doshi or Aisha Abdallah Courtesy of Africa Legal Network The Land Value (Amendment) Act, 2019 (the Act) came into force on 16 August 2019 and has amended various sections of …

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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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PRIVATE DEVELOPER ON EVICTION SPREE IN ISIOLO

By Whispers Correspondent About 800 internally displaced persons occupying a 2000 acres of land that is between Kambi Garba and School of Artillery in Isiolo North are in fear of being evicted after the land where they have been living is being grabbed by ‘foreign tycoons’ said to be brought by one …

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LAPSSET JUGGERNAUT IN NORTHERN KENYA

By Salad Malicha A huge transport infrastructure project due to link Kenya’s coast, Juba in South Sudan, and Ethiopia by 2030 is raising questions about the potential impact on the livelihoods of pastoralists, and protection and compensation for those adversely affected. The 500-metre wide LAPSSET corridor is expected eventually to …

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