@BdAfrica

330 civil servants lose bid to suspend their eviction - 3 months ago, 8 Nov 19:00

By: Galgallo Fayo

More than 330 civil servants have lost their fresh bid to stop their second eviction from government houses in Shauri Moyo and Starehe pending hearing of appeal against a High Court case.

Justice Wilfrida Okwany dismissed an application seeking to stop their eviction pending appeal against High Court decision in May which rejected their suit to block the Ministry of Lands and Housing from evicting them to pave way for the construction of the new 7,000 housing units.

The group, led by Justus Muthumbi and Timothy Wanyanga, wanted the government to give them alternative houses before their current dwellings are demolished. They said they have been residing in the low-cost houses, paying monthly rent of between Sh3,000 and Sh5,000 for long.

“My finding is that the applicants did not prove that they stand to suffer substantial loss if the stay is not granted. The applicants did not demonstrate that they are not able ...
Read More


Category: business economy news opinion corporate

Suggested

8 hours ago, 23:35
Small businesses can boost private sector credit growth

Entrepreneurs are set to drive private sector credit growth this year due to their increased investment appetite.Central Bank’s Market Perception survey shows small business owners are looking forward ...

Category: topnews news business
11 hours ago, 20:57
Girls turn mangoes into sweet juice and wine

It is another season of the year when supply of mangoes is high leading to glut. From Makueni to Siaya, mangoes are going for a song as traders and farmers try to avoid losses. In Siaya County, ...

Category: business topnews news
11 hours ago, 20:57
Agronomist's notebook: Dealing with snails and slugs once and for all

A few weeks ago, I received an email from a farmer seeking ways to control snails that were feasting on her cabbages. The snails were punching holes on the leaves of the crops and leaving a mucous ...

Category: business topnews news
10 hours ago, 21:05
Vet on Call: For the love of animal health service, please offer students attachment

As a vet on call, I get all kinds of enquiries from all manner of people, not only farmers. Some of the calls are urgent, others funny or just absurd. One time I got a call from a farmworker who ...

Category: business news
11 hours ago, 20:45
Bt cotton is not the panacea to challenges facing our struggling textile industry

Last week’s article, “How Bt cotton can revive collapsed textile industry,” glossed over pertinent issues and erroneously glorified the crop’s credentials. Prior to propagating genetic engineering, a ...

Category: topnews news business
11 hours ago, 20:46
Not an early bird? You can still catch these red worms

The threadlike, red creatures wriggle inside a plastic container creating a beautiful, unending pattern that interests the eyes. James Wafula looks at the red worms keenly before blurting out, “They ...

Category: topnews news business