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Landowners in Nyeri to pay new rates after completion of valuation

[Article source: The Standard, by: Lydiah Nyawira] The Nyeri County government is reviewing land rates through the preparation of a fresh valuation roll to allow for adjustment of rates paid by landowners to the county. Lands Executive Daniel Kwai yesterday said the process kicked off early this year. “The last time there was a comprehensive valuation…

Court of Appeal to hear appeal by US firm over Lamu wind project

[Article source: The Standard, Story by: The Standard Team] The Court of Appeal will start hearing an appeal by an American firm, Cordisons International (K) Limited, seeking to invest Sh23 billion in wind power generation in Lamu, on October 9. The firm is appealing a May 25 High Court decision that dismissed its application to compel…

Article: Sensitize Kenyans on community land law – Washe Kazungu

[Article published in the Business Daily on Monday, 24th September 2018] The Community Land Act seeks to improve management of communally owned land, while doing away with the challenges that came about with the Group Representatives Act. The law provides for sustainable use and management of community land, and prioritizes community needs and benefit in…

Fresh dispute over pay stalls bid to revive fluorspar mining

[Article source: Daily Nation, Story by: Onyango K’onyango] The revival of fluorspar mining in Kerio Valley will be delayed following a dispute between the government and residents over compensation. The more than 500 families displaced from 9,070 acres issued new demands to the government Tuesday after the National Land Commission set aside Sh1 billion as…

MoLPP Public Notice: Issuance of Embakasi Ranching Title Deeds

[Source: @Lands_Kenya on Twitter] The Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning is finalizing the process of issuing title deeds to Embakasi Ranching Company shareholders. In order to complete the process, Plot/Land owners who have not been assigned parcel numbers are requested to note the following: Visit the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning website from…

Institutions on Mau land to miss titles

[Article source: The Standard, story by Caroline Chebet @corriecarol] Officials from the National Lands Commission and the Ministry of Education say schools in four sub-counties in Nakuru that are sitting on land under caveat and those owned by multi-national companies in Kericho, that are on forest land, will miss out on titles. Others that will be left out under…

KLA to hold mineral rights forum to educate residents

[Article source: The Star, story by Chari Suche @charisuche1] Kenya Land Alliance on Monday said it will write to the government to advocate the rights of residents where minerals extractions is underway. The NGO’s legal officer David Achero while speaking at a forum in Matuga, Kwale County said they have received grievances by communities living in…