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Government waives Survey and Land registration fees for all public school land

By Bryanne Onsoti and Joseph K. Mwangi

Nairobi Fri 10th Feb 2017… The Government has waived Survey and Land registration fees for all schools in the country, Lands and Physical Planning CS Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has said.

Prof. Kaimenyi said the move would help schools to get the land title deeds with ease.

He said lack of vital […]

By |February 13th, 2017|NEWS|Comments Off on Government waives Survey and Land registration fees for all public school land

Lands Ministry Public Complaints and Resolution Committee members trained by CAJ

 

By Bryanne Onsoti

 

Nairobi Fri 10th Feb 2017… The Commission on Administrative Justice (CAJ) recently trained members of the Lands Ministry’s Public Complaints and Resolution Committee (PCRC) on effective ways of handling public complaints.

The Committee members were taken through the various aspects of public complaints management, among them effective complaints handling mechanisms as well as procedures and […]

By |February 13th, 2017|NEWS|Comments Off on Lands Ministry Public Complaints and Resolution Committee members trained by CAJ

CS Kaimenyi Launches a Task Force to operationalize Land, Land Registration and Community Land Acts

By Bryanne Onsoti and Lennah Kirimi

 

Nairobi Fri 27th 2017… Lands and Physical Planning CS Prof Jacob Kaimenyi today launched a Task-force to formulate regulations to operationalize the Land Act, Land Registration Act and the Community Land Act at a Nairobi Hotel.

The terms and reference of the Task Force is:

Study the new land laws and […]

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Milestones achieved by the Lands Ministry under the Jubilee Government

By Bryanne Onsoti and Joseph K. Mwangi

Nairobi 17th Nov…Lands and Physical Planning Cabinet Secretary Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi says his Ministry has boosted the registration and issuance of title deeds from a total of 5.6 million since independence (from 1963 to June 2013 averaging to 112,000 per year) by adding a further 2.4 million in 2013/2014 […]

By |January 24th, 2017|NEWS|Comments Off on Milestones achieved by the Lands Ministry under the Jubilee Government

Fast track the enactment of the Physical Planning Act, CS Kaimenyi urges the National Assembly

By Mary Anyango and Bryanne Onsoti

Nairobi 2nd Dec 2016… Lands CS Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has appealed to both the Senate and National Assembly to fast track the enactment of the Physical Planning Act Bill which is currently before Parliament.

 

Prof Kaimenyi’s call was contained in a Speech read on his behalf by both lands PS Arch. […]

By |January 24th, 2017|NEWS|Comments Off on Fast track the enactment of the Physical Planning Act, CS Kaimenyi urges the National Assembly

Lands Ministry to resolve Meru- Tharaka Nithi border row soon, Says CS Kaimenyi

By Joseph K. Mwangi and Bryanne Onsoti

Nairobi 21st Dec 2016… Lands Cabinet Secretary Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has announced that the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning is winding up negotiations to help solve the Meru- Tharaka Nithi border.

“We will use the Ogongo commission report to resolve the Meru and Tharaka Nithi border row.” Said […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Lands Ministry to resolve Meru- Tharaka Nithi border row soon, Says CS Kaimenyi

Avoid unscrupulous behavior to make it easier for Kenyans to access vital land documents, CS Kaimenyi tells Surveyors

 

By Bryanne Onsoti and KNA

Nairobi Friday 16th Dec…Lands CS Prof .Jacob Kaimenyi has warned staff at the Survey of Kenya of unscrupulous behavior which has made it difficult and expensive for Kenyans to access vital documents.

He said that digitization will eliminate cases of ‘missing files’ a trick used by staff to fleece Kenyans in the […]

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BRIEF ON THE MEETING BETWEEN THE ASIAN COMMUNITY IN KENYA AND GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS DEALING WITH LAND MATTERS ARDHI HOUSE, 9.00AM, 29TH NOVEMBER, 2016

BRIEF ON THE MEETING BETWEEN THE ASIAN COMMUNITY IN KENYA AND GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS DEALING WITH LAND MATTERS

ARDHI HOUSE, 9.00AM, 29TH NOVEMBER, 2016

During the Cabinet meeting which was held on Thursday 22nd December, 2016, the Cabinet froze the renewal of land leases and ordered a crackdown of cartels that have been dispossessing rightful owners.  Further, the […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on BRIEF ON THE MEETING BETWEEN THE ASIAN COMMUNITY IN KENYA AND GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS DEALING WITH LAND MATTERS ARDHI HOUSE, 9.00AM, 29TH NOVEMBER, 2016

WESTLANDS CASE-ACTIONS BY MOLPP

Done internal investigations and identified those who were involved in the renewal of the lease which was registered in the name of another individual.
Sent on compulsory leave members of staff who hadn’t taken leave for a long time and requested the staff who were involved show cause why they shouldn’t be disciplined.
Handed […]

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13 registries to be finalized by the end of 2016, says Prof. Kaimenyi

By Bryanne Onsoti

Nairobi Fri 9th Dec… Land and Physical Planning Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has said 13 registries will be digitized by the end of the year. Prof. Kaimenyi said that this will seal loopholes associated with the manual system of keeping land records.

”The digitization of land records is aimed at enhancing efficiency, taming corruption and […]

By |December 14th, 2016|NEWS|Comments Off on 13 registries to be finalized by the end of 2016, says Prof. Kaimenyi