Sultan heirs, tenants battle over land (Mombasa)

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Share      [Source: The Standard, by Patrick Beja] The long-standing land dispute between tenants-at-will and descendants of pre-independence Coast rulers (Liwali) who represented the Sultan of Zanzibar is far from over after the first meeting failed to resolve the matter. More than 20,0000 tenants from Mombasa who have built houses on the plots owned by the Liwali…


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Coast fishermen decry grabbing of landing sites, call for action

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Share      [Source: Business Daily, by Samuel Baya] Father Gabriel Dolan, the executive director of Haki Yetu — an NGO — says the delay by State officials in implementing an order by President Uhuru Kenyatta has hit the fishing industry in Mombasa and surrounding areas hard. “The President was very clear about reclaiming these sites. Unfortunately, they…


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Article: Chance to holistically resolve land issues – Amason Kingi (Kilifi Governor)

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Share      The upcoming law reforms and Building Bridges Initiative give the best opportunity yet to Kenyans, especially the coastal peoples, to have a say in the resolution of historical land injustices. The genesis of the land question at the coast, a reason for disgruntlement over the years, can be traced to the arrival of the Arabs…


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