162018Mar
Kenya’s economy forecasted to grow in 2018

Kenya’s economy forecasted to grow in 2018

Despite threats of drought and budget deficits, government officials say the economy is likely to grow by 5.8 percent this year. Kenya’s Finance Ministry is confident the economy will grow to 5.8 percent this year, after drought and political turmoil stifled growth to an estimated 4.5 percent in 2017. Kenya’s economy is largely dependent on…

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172017Feb
Kenya Legal Update – Highlights of the Bribery Act No. 47 of Act 2016

Kenya Legal Update – Highlights of the Bribery Act No. 47 of Act 2016

Bribery offences now apply to both public, private entities and individuals. Entities not incorporated in Kenya are caught under the Act if they do business in Kenya. All public and private entities will be required to have anti-bribery procedures in place. A Kenyan entity or individual that commits an act of bribery abroad is caught…

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132016Dec
Kenya election amendment set new precedent for hopeful MPs

Kenya election amendment set new precedent for hopeful MPs

Voters take a unanimous decision to compel MPs and MCAs to obtain university qualifications before the August 2017 election Those hopeful to serve Kenya as a Member of Parliament (MP) or County Assembly Member (MCA) must have a formal education. The unanimous decision was taken at a vote, on Thursday night, as a bid to…

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162016Sep
Kenya’s rapid rise in the world market

Kenya’s rapid rise in the world market

Over the past two years, Kenya has had a rapid increase of high-level meetings and visits. Last year, Kenya welcomed US President Barrack Obama, Pope Francis and even hosted the World Trade Organisation conference. This year, for the first time in its history, the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (Ticad) was hosted in Nairobi; Volkswagen SA’s CEO…

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142016Jan

Wind Renewable Energy in Kenya

Kenya has an abundance of renewable energy sources in the form of hydro, geothermal, wind, and solar amongst others. There have been initiatives by different players to try and exploit these renewable energy resources in Kenya. Geothermal investment has been in Kenya for many years and continues to develop and expand. Wind power is newer…

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