Kenya: Court Bars Government Officials From Miners Land

The High Court has temporarily barred the government from interfering with an iron ore mining company’s occupation, use of its land, mined minerals and evicting it by deploying police on the land located in Taita Taveta.

Justice Eric Ogola issued the orders following an application by Samruddha Resources (Kenya) Ltd against Cabinet Secretaries for Petroleum and Mining and Interior, County Commissioner Taita Taveta and the County Police Commander.

The company says it entered into an agreement to…


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