August 25, 2005
African Government Document of the Week
Kenya. Commission of Inquiry into the Illegal / Irregular Allocation of Public Land.
Report. Chairman: Paul Ndungu
Nairobi: June 2004. 3 vols. Vol. 1 - 244 p. Vols. 2 (976 p.) and 3 (797 p.) are Annexes
Concerns the illegal giving of public land by previous Kenya government officials - an estimated over 200,000 illegal allocations since independence in 1963.
Oxfam (U.K.)'s site on East African land issues -
includes the following journal article and many others.
The Ndungu Report: Land & Graft in Kenya
Source: Review of African Political Economy, Vol.32, No.103, March 2005, pp.142-51. (Roger Southall)