Tag Archives: land

Tanzanian ex-PM loses farm, accused by government of leaving land 'idle'

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tanzanian President John Magufuli has revoked ownership of a large farm belonging to former prime minister Frederick Sumaye, because he left it ‘idle’, a local government official said. The move comes just months after the east African nation embarked on a national campaign to seize land left undeveloped… Read More »

Kenyans tell leaders of frustration over delays tackling land corruption

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A prominent Kenyan industrialist offered to hire 100,000 people to help the government tackle corruption in the land sector at a summit on Monday, as others called for faster action to issue title deeds and reclaim irregularly-issued public land. Hundreds of politicians and experts attended a red carpet breakfast at… Read More »