President William Ruto on Friday, September 1 assented to Law the Climate Change Amendment Bill, 2023.
President William Ruto has directed Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Peninah Malonza to hand over the management of Amboseli National Park to the County Government of Kajiado.
Annually, on August 9th, the world observes World Tribal Day, dedicated to advocating for and safeguarding the rights of indigenous populations.
As Acting NLC CEO, Ms Kabale was instrumental in the development and implementation of the Commission’s Strategic Plan 2021-2026 which currently guides the implementation of the Commission’s constitutional and statutory mandates.
The land is now set to revert to locals after a one-year window issued in 2021 to regularize the deal lapsed. Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) project in Loiyangalani, Marsabit county has morphed into a full-blown crisis whose Sh80 billion worth of investment is in limbo after the local community won a second round of a court battle to take back the 150,000-acre piece where the project sits.
Fred Kariankei, who was arrested for writing an offensive ‘tweet’ on his Twitter account, has been freed on a cash bail of Ksh30,000 by a Narok court.
A United Kingdom firm, CFP UK Holdings Limited (CFP) is set to acquire a 31.25 percent stake in Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) which owns a 310 megawatts(MW) wind-powered electricity generation plant in Loiyangalani – Laisamis, Marsabit County.
Out of 1861 claims 1050 have undergone the admissibility criteria under the law while 811 claims awaits analysis by the National Land Commission HLI secretariat.
The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference or Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, more commonly referred to as COP27 brought together more than 45,000 participants to share ideas, solutions, and build partnerships and coalitions. The Climate Change Conference saw the highest participation of Indigenous peoples to date, with more than 300 delegates from around the world calling for agreements to explicitly include a human rights approach.
In a letter released today by Survival International, the Sengwer people have appealed to the Western public to stop funding conservation projects that are stealing their land and destroying their lives.
The BootCamp jointly organized by Namati, Samburu Women Trust, and IMPACT Trust brought together 40 Community Land Rights Women Leaders drawn from the counties of Laikipia and Isiolo.
The African Court on Human and People’s Rights (AfCHPR) unanimously ruled in favor of the Ogiek People and rejected Kenya’s government objections and ordered the government to title Ogiek ancestral lands in Mau Forest.
The East African Court of Justice, First Instance Division has postponed a ruling over the Ngorongoro Maasai land dispute in Tanzania until September.
Follow-up on Historical Land Injustices (HLI) claims submitted by the CLAN Network Member Communities
Fourteen CLAN representatives drawn from different communities paid a courtesy call to National Land Commission offices to make a follow-up on the historical land injustices claims.
The Maasai are being violently evicted to make room for trophy hunting carried out by Otterlo Business Corporation. The company organises hunting for Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president, prime minister, minister of defence of the United Arab Emirates, and the ruler of Dubai.
Marking the Ogiek Day celebrations on Thursday, Ogiek Peoples’ Development Program Executive Director Daniel Kobei said despite the landmark win five years ago, the problems they faced have not ended.
Court Halts Attempts of Improper Community Land Registration Process in Taita Taveta | Mramba Community Land
The decision of Taita Taveta Community Land Registrar to issue the notice for the meeting to elect CLCM was done despite objections from members of the community.
Over the last three years, Batwa people have been assaulted, tortured, raped, and murdered by institutions that are supposed to be protecting the Congo’s rich biodiversity.
Tanzania: Around 70,000 Maasai in Loliondo to face forceful eviction to make space for trophy hunting and elite tourism
If carried out, the outcome of the eviction will be the mass displacement of over 70,000 Maasai people and their more than 200,000 livestock.
Signing Ceremony for the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between Community Land Action Now (CLAN) and National Land Commission (NLC)
The MOU signing ceremony was presided by National Land Commission Chairman, Gershom Otachi flanked by Commissioner Reginald Okumu.