The County Government of Kitui has embarked on a rigorous sensitization campaign on land ownership in mineral rich areas with the aim of reducing conflicts that arise between residents and investors in the extraction sector.
Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu is calling on investors to follow proper mining procedures in order to ensure that residents get their fair share of benefits from natural resources.
Kitui is renowned as one of the richest counties in Kenya, due to its massive wealth of large mineral deposits.
Among the huge minerals deposits in Kitui are coal, limestone, iron ore, coal, graphite, gypsum, quartz, granite and copper. Read the whole article here