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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.

Opondo entering with a bicycle in her muddy thatched house.
10 June 2021
Uganda

Opondo Cathy, (not real name due to the sensitivity of the matter), has never owned even a small radio in her entire life. This is a clear indication that the villager may not be aware of critical developments in the country.

Digital Bangladesh: Land Revenue Court begins online hearing system
10 June 2021
Bangladesh

Main image: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. (Photo: File)

Dhaka — Bangladesh’s Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury has inaugurated an online hearing system of the Land Revenue Court in the conference room of the land ministry on Wednesday.

President Yoweri Museveni told a socially-distanced and masked gathering at Kololo Independence grounds on June 9- that the Mailo land tenure system should be reformed. PHOTO/FILE
9 June 2021
Uganda

President Yoweri Museveni has expressed dismay at the century long ‘‘very bad’’ Mailo land tenure system used in Buganda kingdom stating that it’s ''an evil system.''

"It’s not anywhere else in Uganda," Museveni said during the 32nd Heroes’ day anniversary at Kololo Independence grounds, Kampala, on Wednesday. 

Many youth are not able to quickly mobilise the resources needed to acquire property but through cultivating a saving culture and seeking credit, they can buy property. /PHOTO/net
9 June 2021
Uganda

He had heard from around the town that there was an elderly but vibrant woman selling a piece of her land in Nkozi, close to Uganda Martyrs University.

At the time, Nkozi did not have the status and population it does now. In 2003, a young Vincent Agaba acquired the land.

Govt okays proposed legislation to protect agricultural land
9 June 2021
Pakistan


Main Photo: The participants were told that under the proposed law, besides the Land Use and Building Control Authority, the establishment of a council at provincial level was also proposed with the chief minister as its head. Reuters/File

9 June 2021
Mozambique

After much planning and preparation, we are looking forward to starting a new land governance project in Mozambique with our partners, Centro Terra Viva. With support from the Land-at-Scale programme, we will be able to provide thousands more Mozambicans with proof of their land rights and further develop the CaVaTeCo platform and the Cadastro Popular. 

Judges Boaz Olao, Stephen Kibunja and Nelly Matheka at Mabanga FTC during the proceedings Image: JOHN NALIANYA
8 June 2021
Kenya

A three-judge bench has begun hearing a petition in which the Ogiek community has sued the government for evicting them from Mt Elgon Forest.

The Ogiek community living in Chepkitale in Mt Elgon Forest says the government erred in evicting them from the land and gazetting it as a national game reserve.

Samia revokes title deeds for 11 farms
8 June 2021
Tanzania

PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has revoked title deeds in respect of 11 farms with a total of 24,119 acres in Kilosa District, Morogoro Region which would be allocated to the people to be used for various activities including farming and livestock keeping

Why it’s time we woke up and listened to the ocean
8 June 2021
Tanzania

The importance of protecting biodiversity is not lost on Tanzanians. Our country is well known for its incredible beauty and diverse ecosystems: home to an incredible 24 percent of the world’s biodiversity hotspots.

New Era_land boards
7 June 2021
Namibia

RUNDU – Communal land boards across the country are facing a challenge of many requests for land in their areas, with over 30 000 applications yet to be processed, land reform minister Calle Schlettwein has said. 

Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya with NLC commissioners Tiya Galgalo and Reginald Okumu in his office on Friday Image: HILTON OTENYO
6 June 2021
Kenya

Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya has asked the National Land Commission to assist in repossessing land allocated illegally to senior civil servants.

Oparanya said that prime plots were allocated to former and current civil servants, politicians and influential businessmen who are demanding compensation for the land.

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