Villagers in bitter fight with sugar firm over prime land (Kwale County)

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Share      [Source: The Standard, by Protus Onyango] Evictions, arrests and threats have become the order of the day for residents of Mabatani, Nyumba Sita, Vidziani, Gonjora, Fahamuni and Kingwede within Msambweni in Kwale. Over 4,000 families are locked in a bitter fight for 49,000 acres of land, LR. No. 5004/30/R. According to land records, the land…


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Petitioners seek Sh2b for land in rail project (Kwale County)

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Share      [Source: The Standard, by Joackim Bwana] Residents of Kwale are seeking to lift orders that stopped theNational Land Commission (NLC) from compensating them Sh2 billion for land acquired for the railway project. In an application filed at the Lands and Environment Court in Mombasa, the residents of Kwale want the court to allow NLC to…


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EACC recovers Sh2b in stolen public property (Mombasa, Kwale County)

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Share      [Source: The Standard, by Protus Onyango] The anti-graft agency has recovered public assets worth Sh2 billion in Mombasa and Kwale counties. This comes even as the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC) says it is fighting to recover more illegally acquired public properties held by politicians, government officials and business people. According to EACC, the…


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Tension between camel herders and Kwale residents over grazing land

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Share      [Source: Daily Nation, by Fadhili Fredrick] Tension is building up in Chanzou, Makamini and Bofu villages in Samburu/Chengoni Ward, Kinango, Kwale County between the locals and camel herders over grazing land. The locals have said that at least 150 camels belonging to five herders from north eastern Kenya have invaded their farms searching for pasture…


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Residents stage protest over High Court ruling (Kwale County)

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Share      [Source: The Standard, by Benard Sanga] Hundreds of houses, mosques, churches and schools face demolition after the court declared that the 300 acres on which they stand belongs to Leisure Lodge Hotel. Yesterday, more than 700 residents with title deeds to prove ownership of the disputed land protested the ruling, saying they were not given…


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Hotel wins case to reclaim prime land from squatters (Kwale County)

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Share      [Source: The Standard, by Willis Oketch] The High Court has ordered squatters out of a piece of land owned by Leisure Lodge in Diani. Justices Erick Ogola, Mugure Thande and Dorcas Chepkwony also ruled that the title deeds issued by the Government to the squatters were illegal. Also nullified was a declaration of the piece…


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Kwale County Govt urges investors to respect locals’ land rights

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Share      [Source: The Standard, by Philip Mwakio] The county government has said all investors in the mining industry must embrace public participation to avert frequent conflicts with locals. Speaking in Msambweni Sub-county, Governor Salim Mvurya asked miners to work ethically and to always consult his administration before embarking on new projects. “I urge miners to follow…


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Two families to get back 352 acres on Kwale islands

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Share      [Source: Daily Nation, by Mohamed Ahmed] The National Land Commission (NLC) has ordered that Wasini Island land worth Sh1.3 billion be returned to the Saggaf family and 63 acres on Funzi Island that was in the hands of tycoon Alessandro Torriani be given back to 83-year-old Hamisi Mwatende. After a survey, the NLC said that…


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