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A chunk of land. PHOTO/Rachel Mabala
15 June 2021
Uganda

To most people, acquiring land in Uganda comes with a justified dread of having to navigate a rather tenuous sea of uncertainty regarding what rules they will have to play by, both during and after acquiring property.

The Western Bypass will complete the city's ring road Image: Charlene Malwa
15 June 2021
Kenya

The government has been paying billions of shillings in compensation for its own land in questionable payouts by the National Lands Commission.

The compensation, which involves the acquisition of land for public utilities, is allegedly a cash cow for well-connected individuals who fleece taxpayers.

erritorial disputes in Central Asia on the threshold of the 30th anniversary of independence
14 June 2021
Central Asia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan

BISHKEK (TCA) — Territorial disputes in Central Asia do not allow countries of the region to take a step towards greater cooperation and increase regional integration.

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani at his office in Nairobi on June 9, 2021, a day before reading the 2021/22 Budget. PHOTO | JOAN PERERUAN | NMG
11 June 2021
Kenya

Treasury CS Ukur Yatani has boosted President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election pledge to issue titled deeds with a Sh1.5 billion allocating for processing and registration of the documents.

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11 June 2021
Egypt
Burundi
Mozambique
Rwanda
Somalia
South Sudan
Uganda
Zimbabwe
Chad
Burkina Faso
Mali
Colombia
Vietnam
Palestine
Global

LANDac is looking for an enthusiastic, goal-oriented Project Manager who has affinity with the field of land governance and development, and is committed to making knowledge management work for more effective policy implementation, innovation and upscaling.

11 June 2021
Lebanon

A major project reform in Lebanon at the cadastre and land register department level has started with the support and cooperation of the French development agency and the expertise of France, via the FEXTE project that funds technical cooperation programmes and project-preparation studies in developing countries.

11 June 2021
Oman

Muscat: The Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Information Technology, (MTCIT), has begun implementing the medium-term open data action plan 2021-2024.

Firefighters participate in controlled burn training—a long-practiced Indigenous method of wildfire
11 June 2021
United States of America

As drought and climate change make fires worse, officials are returning to Native nations’ time-tested techniques. Returning the land would be better.

In January, ReconAfrica drilled its first test well in Namibia.
11 June 2021
Africa
Botswana
Namibia
Canada

A whistleblower complaint to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission cites “egregious” violations by ReconAfrica and executives.

Rivers are key to restoring the world’s biodiversity
11 June 2021
Global

Biodiversity is plummeting, but restoring rivers could quickly reverse this disastrous trend.

The gender debate.
10 June 2021
Kenya

A number of heavily entrenched cultural practices and policy orientation continue to frustrate efforts and gender equity in our country.

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