Ten year ago the city of Kisumu was on a serious restructure mode, various plans had been lined up implementation.
It is more than a year since Prof Wangari Maathai left us. It was not in vain, she was a legend, a noble Kenyan. She fought fiercely and fearlessly against vicious State elements to preserve open public spaces from land grabbers.
New rules, general and place-specific, on farmland use in Kenya will be set by the Cabinet secretary for Agriculture once a new bill is gazetted into law.
As we start the New Year, 2013, there is every indication that we are beginning an entirely new ball game, new hope, fresh opportunities, a lingering fulfilment of a promise.
Everybody requires shelter. It is a physiological need like food, air and water, and counts in one’s very survival so much that affordability is a matter notwithstanding.
The kick-off of Konza City’s construction has sent a breeze of excitement in the real estate market as investors eye opportunities in and around the planned city.
In a preceding article, we looked at how the new land laws have altered the property market. The list could not be exhaustive and here is a further review.
EAST AFRICA REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON APPROACHES TO INFORMAL SETTLEMENT UPGRADING, 11TH JULY 2012, PANAFRIC HOTEL, NAIROBI