The high cost of land and infrastructure are the two major issues that developers face in their efforts to put up affordable housing units.

Rendeavour Country Head, Nick Langford, says the government should consider tax breaks and contribution toward putting up roads and other social amenities in gated communities housing…


Karura forest in Nairobi. About 150 title deeds of parcels of land in the forest that had been illegally registered were revoked. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Hundreds of title deeds and lease documents gazetted for revocation since 2017 are still in the hands of grabbers after the Ministry of Lands delayed expunging them from the central registry.

After six years in office and colossal amounts of public funds spent on its operations, the National Land Commission…


The National Land Commission has revoked 108 illegally acquired title deeds of the JKIA land.

The majority of the affected parcels have not been developed. Some have multimillion-shilling homes.

The titles’ revocation is the commission’s latest purge against land grabbers.

The NLC report, exclusively obtained by the Star, shows some…


As the theatre of the politics of succession leading to 2022 plays out in the expansive Rift Valley region, the spectre of the ever-simmering land question looms large.

“Chitap koret,” this is my ancestral land, a Kalenjin from the Sabaot community, one of the nine ethnic dialects that make up…


Collaboration is the way forward for banks to stay relevant and for FinTechs to flourish

Digitization has fundamentally transformed every industry and the banking sector is no different –banking, branches, and wallets amongst others have all turned digital. While traditionally, banking software was used for operations such as managing customer…


House in the way of navigation lights are demolished at Senti Kumi in Likoni, Mombasa County, on February 9, 2019. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Over 150 families in Senti Kumi, Likoni, were evicted on Saturday after the National Lands Commission and the Kenya Maritime Authority’s notice for them to move away from navigational aids elapsed.

The NLC issued the notice in January 18, 2018 for the individuals to surrender the sites and leave within…


A property that is at the centre of a dispute between St. Marks ACK church and the Nairobi Diocese in Westlands along School lane./VICTOR IMBOTO

A dispute over the ownership of a Sh500 million land is threatening to tear apart the Anglican Church of Kenya, Nairobi Diocese.

The diocese, headed by Bishop Joel Waweru, is embroiled in an ugly fight with St Mark’s ACK Church, Westlands, over the prime property along School Lane, Westlands.

Some…


A court ruling asserting that married women qualify to inherit properties of their fathers and should not be excluded during distribution has stirred debate between defenders of women’s and men’s rights.

The ruling was made by the Environment and Land Court in Nyeri, and stopped a woman from disinheriting her…


Paul Botes/ M&G

Both the ANC and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will support the expropriation of land without compensation and propose the amendment of section 25 of the Constitution to achieve that end. But that is old news.

It will be recalled that the EFF had supported a motion towards a possible…


Kenyan Bishops TWITTER AMECEA

Bishop Joel Chola, who is the executive director of Clarence Matheny Leadership Training Institute was, on Monday, awarded Ksh787 Million in a landmark ruling by a Kajiado High Court.

Justice Reuben Nyakundi ordered that the money is paid to the organization in three days as compensation for the Ngong’ land…

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