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Locals, researcher in bitter dispute over expansive ranch

| Published Sun, January 14th 2018 at 00:00, Updated January 13th 2018 at 23:29 GMT +3Locals line up to pay the leaders of Makonza Society and Konza South Society at the controversial Kapiti ranch, Machakos County. The two groups have allocated themselves thousands of hectares from the ranch [Stephen Nzioka| Standard]At the expansive Kapiti Plains ranch in Machakos County, strange happenings are unfolding under the heedless eye of the authorities. Fanned by brokers, locals are trooping into the 13,000-hectare ranch owned by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and laying an odd claim to it. Muhammed Swazuri, the NLC chair, refuted claims of receiving any letter from either of the two societies involved in the redistribution of the ILRI land. It was meant for livestock research purposes.

Source: Standard Digital January 13, 2018 21:00 UTC