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SECURE JUSTICE FOR COMMUNAL LAND RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

SECURE JUSTICE FOR COMMUNAL LAND RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

Kenya’s geothermal resources are located in the Rift Valley, with an estimated potential of between 7,000 and 10,000 MW. The Maasai community’s parcel of land in Olkaria about 120 kilometers northwest of Nairobi has thus been acquired for purposes of the Kenya Electricity Expansion Project so as to expand geothermal power generation. The development of […]

TWO DAY CAPACITY BUILDING MEETING ON MINING REGULATIONS & ITS LINKAGES TO RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN KWALE COUNTY

TWO DAY CAPACITY BUILDING MEETING ON MINING REGULATIONS & ITS LINKAGES TO RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN KWALE COUNTY

Hakijamii held a two day training at Msambweni Youth Social Hall in Kwale county. The activity focused on understanding the implications of Mining Act 2016 and its Regulations on benefit sharing. There are 14 different types of regulations governing the mining sector in Kenya. Hakijamii trained the communities on two regulations highlighted in bold in […]

THE NEW EDUCATION CURRICULUM (2-6-6-3 System)

THE NEW EDUCATION CURRICULUM (2-6-6-3 System)

The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development has developed a  new curriculum to replace the 8-4-4 system that has been in existence since 1985. The 8-4-4- system has been widely criticized for being heavily loaded in terms of content and too exam oriented, putting undue pressure on students. The new system is known as the 2-6-6-3 […]

TWO DAYS FACT FINDING MEETING WITH OLKARIA COMMUNITY IN NAIVASHA

TWO DAYS FACT FINDING MEETING WITH OLKARIA COMMUNITY IN NAIVASHA

The Olkaria Community’s parcel of land in Naivasha has been acquired by Kengen for purposes of a project to expand geothermal power generation. The community is in urgent need of legal assistance to be able to negotiate with Kengen on issues such as land transfer, benefit sharing, rights of left out PAPS among other issues that […]

COUNTY ASSEMBLY PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORUM HELD AT RAMISI WARD TO DISCUSS AND ENDORSE THE RAMISI WARD PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

COUNTY ASSEMBLY PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORUM HELD AT RAMISI WARD TO DISCUSS AND ENDORSE THE RAMISI WARD PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

The meeting was attended by: The Kwale county assembly budget committee Members of the Kwale county budget committee Ramisi ward village administrator Village administrators Msambweni sub-county administrator Members of different CSOs Ramisi ward community Nguluku,Bwiti,Vumbu, Bumamani and Miembeni affected farmers The following areas were touched on: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES This department was […]

NATIONAL SLUM UPGRADING AND PREVENTING POLICY

NATIONAL SLUM UPGRADING AND PREVENTING POLICY

Reclaiming Housing as a universal right. Population growth, failure to recognize the rights of the urban poor and lack of enforcement mechanism are the main reasons for slum formation and development. This challenge is exacerbated by lack of social housing for no income and low income earners. NSUPP Popular version  

IMPENDING FORCED EVICTIONS AT CITY CARTON INFORMAL SETTLEMENT

IMPENDING FORCED EVICTIONS AT CITY CARTON INFORMAL SETTLEMENT

10th May 2013 is a date set in the minds of the residents of City Carton informal settlement. Nearly 4000 homes were destroyed during the forced evictions. Fast forward to the present and the fear of re-living this nightmare may become a reality. Today more than 2000 residents are facing imminent forcible evictions due to […]

CIVIL SOCIETY & HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE GLOBAL CRACKDOWN

CIVIL SOCIETY & HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE GLOBAL CRACKDOWN

Legal empowerment puts law in the hands of the people. Our Executive Director, Miss Pauline Vata spoke on legal empowerment  efforts with social movements in Kenya during the Defending Dissent forum at the NYU School of Law.

CAPACITY BUILDING SESSION ON IMPROVED REALIZATION OF THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION THROUGH APPLICATION OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LAWS

CAPACITY BUILDING SESSION ON IMPROVED REALIZATION OF THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION THROUGH APPLICATION OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LAWS

Hakijamii conducted a one day spot check in Isiolo County on 30th March 2017 and during the said spot check inquired into emerging issues and new areas of intervention in which the Organization can be involved in. Education was among the many issues raised which required the Organization’s intervention. It was stated that there was […]