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PETITION: ESTABLISH STATUS OF EAST AFRICA RAILWAYS & HABOURS-LAND BUILDINGS AND ASSETS
ESTABLISH STATUS OF EAST AFRICA RAILWAYS & HABOURS-LAND BUILDINGS AND
We are honored to note the commendable work you and the entire EALA are
doing, we write to you highlighting a profound sense of responsibility and
commitment bestowed upon you by the entire East Africa countries and its
founding principles. Thus EALA is a creation
of legal framework, thus legality can be defined as compliance with the legal
framework in the process and composition of East Africa community.
CONSTITUTION OF KENYA Preamble states we, the people of
Kenya are Committedto nurturing and
protecting the well-being of the individual, the family, communities and the
Nation, recognizingthe aspirations
of all Kenyans for a government based on the essential values of human rights,
equality, freedom, democracy, social justice and the rule of law. Article 1
state all sovereign power belongs to the people of Kenya and shall be exercised
only in accordance with this Constitution.Art 2 (1) The Constitution is the supreme law of the Republic and binds all
persons and all State organs at both levels of government. Art 2 (5) General
rules of international law shall form part of the law of Kenya. (6) Any treaty
or convention ratified by Kenya shall form part of the law of Kenya under this
ICESCR) Human Rights to adequate housing is recognized in international
human rights law as componentof the
right to an adequate standard of living, as enshrined inUniversal Declaration of HumanRights (UDHR, adopted in 1948) and the
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural
Rights (ICESCR adopted in 1966).
(VISON 2030) Kenya Vision 2030
is the country blue print covering the period between 2008-2030.It aims to
transform country into a newly industrilized, middle income country. This
vision is based on three “Pillars” the economic, the social and the political.
On Social pillar it seeks to build a just and cohesive society with social
equity in a clean and secure environment. Among the projects are viaduct roads
captured in the Nairobi Integrated Urban Development Master Plan.
17 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (17 SDGs)
In September 2015, the UN Member States
adopted the “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable
Development”, known as 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which has 169
corresponding targets. Enshrined in the 2030 Agenda are the pledges to “leave
no one behind” and “reach the furthest behind first”.
NEW URBAN AGENDA
(NUA), adopted in 2016 at the United Nations
Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), is a document
that sets the global standards of achievement in sustainable urban development
firmly grounded in the UDHR that focuses on the realization of human rights,
including the right to adequate housing. It sets the framework for sustainable
urban development globally for the coming twenty years.
LEGAL NOTICE 169 OF 2006
In September 2005, due to haphazard
negotiations and numerous court cases against Kenya Railways Cooperation (KRC)
which had about 22,000, workers and staffs, about 9600 were illegally retired, retrenched
and Pensioners, the national assembly
established Kenya Railways Staff Retirement Benefit Scheme(KRSRBS) was
established and allocated about 17 Prime estates, located in major towns within
the country. Its estimated that there exists about 324 estates which deed lease
indicates belongs to East Africa Railways Habours,Land
deed lease indicates that “By Virtue of East Africa Railways Cooperation Act of
1967 this land is vested in the East African Railways Cooperation dated
We point out that for the past 15 Years
several commercial multi-million projects have been undertaken within these
purported parcels of land contrary to the Deed-Lease specifications and ownership
Muthurwa estate stands at a 72 Acre land
No.209/6502, located within proximity of Nairobi City Center. The 2009 Kenya
Household Survey indicated that there were about 1674 housing units each
measuring 10 by 10 Mtrs, and a population of density 7,049 area in square km
0.5 . We are cognizant to NIUPLAN, which is in the planning phase in
collaboration to ongoing Sub Projects known as Railway City Project which is
World Bank, EU, JICA Funded, waiting implementation phase by end March 2019. We have suffered, or are likely to suffer,
harm as a result of the World Bank’s failures or omissions in the awarding
tender to GIBB International Ltd (A shell registered Company) to undertake “Consultancy
services for preparation of feasibility studies, detailed designs, tender
documents and supervision of selected roads and a green mall street Bus Station
in the Nairobi Railway Station and its surroundings, a NaMSIP World Bank
project funded under Credit No.51020-KE”.
WORLD BANK,EUROPEAN UNION AND JICA GRANTS
The government of Kenya is in the process of
acquiring Ksh 12 Billion for construction of viaduct roads, passing, traversing
or terminating within the Muthurwa land and an extra Ksh 7 Billion from the
European Union and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) towards
Nairobi Bus Rapid Transport Project. The entire project and sub projects are
shrouded in secrecy and fears of land grabs are in the offing.
In July 2010 on behalf of Muthurwa Residents
we managed to institute Court Case No.357/2010 at the High Court of Kenya to
challenge demolition and evictions. This matter was later merged to establish
Petition No.65 of 2010 on Bill of Rights Article 43 of Kenya Constitution which
states everyone has a Right to Housing and affordable sanitation, a high court
verdict was issued and Attorney General was directed to come up with
Resettlement, Evictions Guidelines Bill, which is yet to be assented too
Policy Framework (RPF) this is a framework prepared to guide resettlement
action and in particular the preparation of resettlement Action Plans during
Project implementation .
As provided under WB Involuntary
Resettlement Policy (OP/BP 4.12), information and consultation
On the detailed Free Prior and Informed
Consent on Sub projects, hold open
entails field survey carried out to
identify and determine the number of Project Affected Persons (PAP), their
assets, and potential impacts; in accordance with the procedures, satisfactory
to the relevant government authorities, and the World Bank Safeguard Policies.Cut-off date of commencement of the census of PAPs within
the project area boundaries. We also emphasise engagement of all Stakeholders—Any
and all individuals, groups, organizations, and institutions interested in and
potentially affected by a project or having the ability to influence a project.
In light of several petitions and
correspondence we have engaged on behalf of our community, to AG and government
of Kenya line ministry and petition addressed to President Uhuru Kenyatta dated
16th November 2018 titled “Establish Commission of Inquiry into KRC
Land and Assets”we do pray that:-
If the above will be realized, on behalf of
7654 (2009 Household Census) residents of Muthurwa estate request for Ksh 2
Billion for (Disturbance Allowance) resettlement to a place before realization
of Agenda Four on housing is realized.
-Our Prayers, that Muthurwa Housing
Cooperative Society/Muthurwa Residents Welfare Association be granted rights to
demolish and carter away, all structures, i.e iron sheet, walls, stones, pipes.
-We Pray, that if agenda Four on Housing is
realized, that the Muthurwa Residents through their groupings will be allocated
(Quarter of the) part houses, business established there in.
-For Sentimental value we request ownership
and custodial lease to manage and maintain Muthurwa Dallas Social Hall.
That if redevelopment of the Nairobi Central
Railway Station and its Surroundings process is embarked on, the residents
through their registered entity will be granted rights to manage all
recreational,educational and sanitations amenities established therein.
Lastly for women empowerment we request that
through Cooperative we be granted rights to own and elect commercial ventures
there in, along the viaduct roads, and the anticipated Railway City Project.
How We Know Global Warming is Real and Human Caused. In mid-October 2011, NASA scientists working in Antarctica discovered a massive crack across the Pine Island Glacier, a major ice stream that drains the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Extending for 19 miles (30 kilometers), the crack was 260 feet (80 meters) wide and 195 feet (60 meters) deep. Eventually, the crack will extend all the way across the glacier, and calve a giant iceberg that will cover about 350 square miles (900 square kilometers). This image from the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NAS’s Terra spacecraft was acquired Nov. 13, 2011, and covers an area of 27 by 32 miles (44 by 52 kilometers), and is located near 74.9 degrees south latitude, 101.1 degrees west longitude. (Image Credit: NASA/GSFC/METI/ ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team) On January 27, 2012, the Wall Street Journal ran an Opinion Editorial written by 16 p
U Water hyacinth is an aquatic plant favored by gardeners all over the globe. The purple blooms and robust growth have made it so popular, in fact, that infestations in the wild are occurring in locations previously unaffected by the plant. In dealing with the problem, societies are searching for possible uses of the plant to help facilitate its removal from natural environments; fertilizer is one of these uses, and making fertilizer from water hyacinth is proving both effective and easy for many people. Does this Spark an idea? Print this article The Problem with Water Hyacinth According to the PACE Project (Pan African Conservation Education), water hyacinth is native to South America, where it grows in some abundance. Though thriving in its native homeland, the water hyacinth is also kept in check by natural pests---primarily weevils---which inhibit the plant from excessive growth. Due to the beauty and charm of this aquatic plant, however, many gardening
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