Mau settlers to await court ruling before evictions resume - 6 months ago, 10 Aug 21:11

By: George Sayagie

Mau Forest settlers will have to wait for 45 days for the court to rule on temporary orders stopping evictions.

This is after the Environment and Lands Court in Narok concluded hearing of the petition filed by 13 Mau Forest settlers seeking orders to stop the evictions.

That means phase two of the evictions might be delayed as the government awaits the court ruling.

Issues surrounding legality of title deeds, illegal extension of group ranches, the legitimacy of cutline, and the manner in which the evictions were done took centre stage, with lawyers from both sides pulling in different directions.

Lawyers representing the evictees led by Humprey Manyange pushed for conservatory orders to stop a multi-agency team from evicting the settlers until the case is heard and determined.


Mr Manyange claims that the government is illegally evicting private owners of individual property comprising Reiyo, Enakishomi, Sisiyan, Enoosokon and Nkaroni group ranches who do ...
Read More

Category: topnews news counties


1 hours ago, 00:05
North Korea looking for home-grown, sanctions-proof energy

Power-strapped North Korea is exploring two ambitious alternative energy sources, tidal power and coal-based synthetic fuels, that could greatly improve living standards and reduce its reliance on oil ...

Category: topnews news
1 hours ago, 00:05
Tanzania, Uganda overtake Kenya in major infrastructural projects

Kenya’s East African peers will race past it as the new home for mega infrastructure projects in 2019, thanks to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s austerity measures. Debtwire, an intelligence service that ...

Category: topnews news
1 hours ago, 00:45
Referendum can’t be about selfish agenda of leaders

The conversation on the Kenyan Constitution after the fabled March 9 handshake has remained narrow and self-serving. Where it should be on the country and her people, it remains solidly on the leaders ...

Category: topnews news
1 hours ago, 00:37
It’s hard to believe abortion, says Caroline’s father Mbai

Caroline Mwatha’s father Stanslaus Mbai on Friday said he was dissatisfied with the postmortem that showed the activist died from excessive bleeding.Chief government pathologist Johansen Oduor ...

Category: topnews news
1 hours ago, 00:45
Canadian, Kenyan teams burn midnight oil working on HIV vaccine

Kenyan and Canadian researchers are working on what they say is a promising new HIV vaccine. Based on the chicken pox vaccine, the concept has been tried among 44 HIV negative women in Nairobi with ...

Category: topnews news
1 hours ago, 00:08
No raids were carried out at my homes, says Balala

Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala yesterday denied reports that his homes were raided by anti-graft officers in a Sh100 million contract inquiry. The CS, however, confirmed that the ...

Category: topnews news