Court shields Two Rivers from Koinange family land row (Nairobi County)

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Share      [Source: Business Daily, by Sam Kiplagat] The High Court has shielded Centum Investments from the Koinange family property dispute after it ruled the land where Two Rivers Mall stands was acquired regularly. One of the widows of late Cabinet minister Mbiyu Koinange questioned the Sh1.1 billion deal that saw Centum acquire the land for Two…


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Judge: Parents can sell land without their children’s consent (Murang’a County)

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Share      [Source: Daily Nation, by Joseph Wangui] A parent has no legal obligation to consult his or her children when selling or transferring property, the High Court has ruled as it stopped two siblings from challenging their father’s decision to dispose a land he inherited. When dealing with the question of whether a land owner who…


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Nakuru slum women trained on rights and dispute resolution

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Share      [Source: Daily Nation, by Francis Mureithi] More than 60 women from the slums in Nakuru West marked the International Women’s Day were on Sunday trained on gender, human rights and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. The training at Shabab Hall saw participants field questions to legal experts from Egerton University Faculty of Law led by Dr…


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Article: Securing women’s property rights in Kenya – Najma Abdi and Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu

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Share      [Source: Daily Nation, by Najma Abdi and Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu] As the world celebrates International Women’s Day tomorrow, women in Kenya still face hurdles when it comes to land and property ownership, more so widows. Land access and ownership is an assured way for single-parent families headed by women to gain access to a better standard…


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Court grants equal shares to siblings in inheritance dispute

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Share      [Source: Daily Nation, by Joseph Wangui] Taking care of a parent in old age does not give one added advantage to inheritance, the High Court has ruled in a property row involving eight siblings. Justice Florence Muchemi held that the Law of Succession Act mandates equal distribution of the estate of the deceased without discrimination,…


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