KEPSA seeks to halt land system rollout

Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Share      [Source: Business Daily, by Edwin Mutai] The business community wants the State to suspend the rollout of the Land Information Management System (LIMS) until a legal framework is prepared to back it up. The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) has petitioned the Senate to stop the Land Ministry from implementing the system pending the formulation…


Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Title deeds issuance to resume after Covid-19 restrictions

Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Share      [Source: Daily Nation, by Ibrahim Oruko] The issuance of title deeds will resume immediately the Ministry of Health lifts restrictions on the Covid-19 pandemic, the government has announced. Lands CS Farida Karoney said her ministry is ready to proceed with the exercise once the Health minister gives the greenlight. “The exercise will resume once the…


Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Article: Priority funding for digitisation of land records timely – Ibrahim Mwathane

Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Share      [Source: Business Daily, by Ibrahim Mwathane] Treasury Secretary Ukur Yatani presented the Budget Thursday, paving way for Parliament to discuss his proposals for the 2020/21 financial year. I was keen to see the menu that he prescribes for the land sector. Collapsed within the cluster of Agriculture, Rural and Urban Development (ARUD), the land sector…


Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Coronavirus pandemic drives property sector towards digitisation

Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Share      [Source: The Standard, by Mwangi Muiruri] The government has embraced digitisation of the property market even as the Covid-19 scourge forces stakeholders away from brick and mortar operations. Already, Lands and Physical Planning Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney has closed all land offices and registries indefinitely to prevent the spread of coronavirus through the usual crowding…


Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Investor loss fears as land registries closed indefinitely

Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Share      [Source: Business Daily, by Sam Kiplagat] For close to two months now, the national land registries have remained shut, effectively freezing multibillion-shilling transactions amid rising disquiet by interest groups. Land Cabinet Secretary (CS) Farida Karoney announced that in compliance with the Presidential directive on the management and mitigation of Covid-19, the ministry would scale down…


Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Article: Sort, digitise land records during month-long break – Ibrahim Mwathane

Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Share      [Source: Business Daily, by Ibrahim Mwathane] When Land Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney tweeted to inform us that all Land offices and Registries countrywide would be closed for 28 days from March 17 following the corona menace, I retweeted, knowing its importance to the country. But in retweeting, I added: “Take advantage of the month-long break…


Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Parliament faulted for stopping Lands ministry’s online services

Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Share      [Source: The Standard, by Fidelis Kabunyi] Land dealers have faulted the National Assembly for stopping a plan by the Ministry of Lands to introduce online transactions. The regulations were to provide for the procedure of conducting electronic land transactions, registration of documents and submissions where an e-registry is maintained. Members of Parliament cancelled a notice…


Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Article: Digitised transactions law to boost ease of doing business

Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Share      [Source: Business Daily, by Dominic Indokhomi, Walid Khan and Stephen Adier] President Uhuru Kenyatta assented to the Business Laws Amendment Act on March 19. The new law is aimed at enhancing the ease of doing business in the country. The World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index 2020 ranks Kenya at number 56. This is…


Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Taalamu

FREE
VIEW