Interests under which land can be held in Kenya

16 Apr 2015

People often say that they have an interest in land or that they wish to own, purchase or transfer an interest in land. But what are these interests?

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Foreigners and property ownership in Kenya

Kenya is a prime real estate investment location for foreigners.

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“…On the other hand, the defendant complains that the plaintiff has no capacity to undertake a project of such magnitude and has failed to diligently execute the works as agreed. And so far no unit is complete nearly two years since mobilization. The time schedule given by the plaintiff has not at all been followed to date. It is also the case of the defendant that the materials and workmanship have not been to the standards given in the drawings and specifications agreed between the parties. It is further contended by the defendant that construction, sale and collection of part of the revenue for Section I (127) two bedroom units, 70 three bedroom units and 2 corner shops was to be complete by the end of December 2006. This was not done. In short, the applicant is being accused of inability to carry out and implement a project of such high magnitude (as per the Joint Venture Agreement)…” (Warsame J in Santack Enterprises Limited v. Kenya Building Society Limited)

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Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration commences operations

16 May 2013

Introduction Article 159 of the Constitution 2010 states that alternative forms of dispute resolution shall be promoted in Kenya - including reconciliation, mediation, arbitration and traditional dispute resolution mechanisms. The Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration Act 2012, which came into force on January 25 2013, demonstrates the government's commitment to Article 159. The act's main objective is to establish an independent, non-profit-making international organisation for commer

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Intellectual Property - Kenya

14 Feb 2013

Generic drugs: the right to access affordable medication Contributed by Njoroge Regeru & Company

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