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Court orders KPA out of fish landing beach (Kisumu County)

[Source: The Standard, by Harold Odhiambo] The quest by Kenya Ports Authority to expand the Kisumu Port has suffered a setback after a court issued orders restraining it from interfering with a parcel of land that hosts a fish landing site. The landing site dubbed Kichinjio beach is adjacent to the recently renovated multi-million shilling…

Government acquires 100 acres in Kirinyaga County for KEMRI project

[Source: The Standard, by Mwangi Muiruri] The government has compulsorily acquired 100 acres of land in Kirinyaga for the mega Sh15 billion Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) centre project. This brings to an end the tussle between the national government and Kirinyaga County Government over the land, which has seen an acrimonious fallout between Governor…

Civil society groups threaten to sue Govt after forceful evictions and demolitions

[Source: Daily Nation] Civil society groups have strongly condemned forceful evictions and demolitions that have been going in several parts of the country and have threatened to sue the Government for violation of human rights. According to the group, more than 7, 000 households of Kariobangi Sewerage Slum, Korogocho Market, Kisumu Ndogo, and Nyayo village…

Article: What awaits real estate landscape in post-Covid era – Ibrahim Mwathane

[Source: Business Daily, by Ibrahim Mwathane] It’s evident that the real estate sector will change during and post-Covid19. In many ways! Comparing notes lately, a colleague for instance mentioned how he has been trying to move his stock of property. He even offered generous price concessions. But no one jumped at it, he mentioned. I…

Job Opportunity: Roads Surveyor (Bomet County Government)

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree Experience Length: 3 years Application Deadline: Tuesday, 19th May 2020   Duties and Responsibilities: Assist in verifying the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites. Assist in Recording the results of surveys, including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of road projects/Bridges Assist in Calculating…

Job Opportunity: Chief Officer Lands, Housing & Urban Planning (Bomet County)

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree Experience Length: 10 years Application Deadline: Tuesday, 19th May 2020   Duties and Responsibilities: The Chief Officer shall be the Accounting and Authorized Officer with respect to the exercise of delegated powers and shall report to the County Executive Committee Member in charge of Lands, Housing and Urban Planning for administration…