Article: Time for more action on women land rights – Getrude Kiprotich

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Share      [Source: The Standard, by Getrude Kiprotich] As the country marks 56 years of independence, there is little to celebrate on the steps taken by the government to protect women land rights. Land access is still a privilege to most women in rural areas. The quest for gender equality on land access and ownership brought forth…


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MPs want land lease law amended

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Share      [Source: People Daily, by Hillary Mageka] Parliamentarians have called for a constitutional review on renewal of land leases, saying the current law has been abused to deprive communities of their rights. MPs want NLC Act amended to give clarity on the expiry of leases and who should be given preference during renewal. They want the…


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Lands PS meeting with ISK Officials

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Share      [Source: @Lands_Kenya on Twitter] The Ministry of Lands Principal Secretary Dr. Nicholas Muraguri today met with other top management officials from the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya, ISK,  to discuss on the review of legislation in the Survey profession. The PS stated that the Ministry will make use of technology at the Survey of Kenya…


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Taita Taveta Senator opposes sections of proposed Land Value Index Law

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Share      [Source: The Standard, by Renson Mnyamwezi] Taita-Taveta Senator Jones Mwaruma has opposed a section of the proposed Land Value Index Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 seeking to extend the compensation period to two years. The Bill currently in the National Assembly proposes to amend the Land Act, the Land Registration Act and the Prevention, Protection and…


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SOTN 2019: President urges Parliament to enact pending land bills

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Share      [Source: The Presidency] The President in his State Of The Nation Address delivered yesterday, 4th April 2019 at Parliament called upon the Senate and the National Assembly to fast-track the mediation of the Land Value Index Laws (Amendment) Bill, and the Physical Planning Bill to facilitate the implementation of the Government’s programmes under the Big…


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