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August 26

  • Kenya: Tycoon TSS Named in Lamu Land Probe

    Capital FM

    Allegations were levelled against Mombasa Tycoon, Tahir Sheikh Said, commonly known as TSS during the National Land Commission (NLC) public hearings on the half a million acres in... Read more »

  • Kenya: Orengo to Appear Before CID Over Lamu Land Scam

    The Star

    CID boss Ndegwa Muhoro has hinted that former Lands minister James Orengo and former PS Dorothy Angote will be summoned over the Lamu land scam. Read more »

  • Malawi: Landless People to Reclaim Their Land

    Malawi News Agency

    The People's Land Organisation which is a local grouping for landless people in Thyolo recently launched the 'Nzotheka Campaign' that aims at initiating dialogue with Estate owners... Read more »

  • Botswana: Hunters Not Poachers - Botswana Bushmen to Sue Government Over Hunting Ban [press release]

    Survival International

    Bushmen hunt for their survival, but are treated like poachers on their land. #HuntersNotPoachers Read more »



August 25

  • Africa: Transatlantic Slave Trade Has Deprived Africa of Its Lifeblood - President of UN Assembly [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    The President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Mr John W. Ashe, has said that the Transatlantic Slave Trade (TAST) which dehumanized and enslaved approximately15... Read more »

  • Kenya: Firms Pressed to Explain Why Lamu Land Lies Idle

    Capital FM

    Two companies implicated in the alleged irregular acquisition of land in Lamu County appeared before the National Land Commission on Monday to present their case on Day 3 of... Read more »

  • Rwanda: BDF Takes Services to Rural Areas

    New Times

    A call that started at the 2012 national dialogue (Umushyikirano) is finally yielding results with Business Development Fund (BDF) set to have a branch in all districts across the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Aliyu - Transforming Lands Administration in Niger

    Daily Independent

    In line with his administration's resolve to make the state to become one of the three topmost economies in the country, Niger State governor recently inaugurated a new Certificate... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Igbei Community Protests Govt Takeover of Land

    Daily Independent

    Inhabitants of Igbei community in Auchi, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State on Thursday took to the streets to protest alleged state government take over of their land,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Land Owners Allege Under-Payment for 2nd Niger Bridge

    Daily Trust

    Land owners affected by the on-going construction of the second bridge across the River Niger have alleged inadequate payment of compensation by federal authorities. Read more »

  • South Africa: The Battle for Rolihlahla Park

    GroundUp

    On Friday 22 August, Public Order Police battled residents of Rolihlahla Park, who fiercely resisted being evicted from a piece of private land off Sheffield Road in Philippi East.... Read more »

  • Kenya: Resettle Us Lamu IDPs Say

    The Star

    Internally Displaced Persons at the Mavuno-Poromoko camp in Lamu county have called on the government to resettle them elsewhere. The IDPS said they no longer feel safe in the camp... Read more »

  • Kenya: NLC to End Kibwezi Land Feuds

    The Star

    THE National Cohesion and Integration Commission has offered to arbitrate over the boundary dispute between the residents of Kitui county and their neighbours in Tanariver. Read more »

  • Kenya: Locals Appeal for Title Deeds

    The Star

    RESIDENTS of Kamarandi, Kamanyaki and lower Marimanti, Tharaka constituency have asked Lands Secretary Charity Ngilu to speed up allocation of title deeds ahead the planned... Read more »

  • Kenya: Two Killed in Njiru

    The Star

    Two people were hacked to death during a fight over land between two groups in the city's Njiru estate on Saturday. Read more »

  • Kenya: Land Board's List Rejected

    The Star

    THE Embu county assembly has rejected the seven persons nominated to the County Land Management Board. Last Thursday, the assembly adopted a report of the County Land Committee... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Land Row Leaves 20 Families Homeless

    The Herald

    More than 20 families at Edinburg Farm in Beatrice were left homeless after their houses and property worth thousands of dollars was destroyed by unknown assailants last Wednesday... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ekopma People Win Land Case

    Daily Independent

    A Benin High Court has given the people of Ihonmidumu- Illeh community of Ekopma in Esan West Local government area of Edo State the ownership of a parcel of land in dispute... Read more »



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