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The maritime dispute between Kenya and Somalia

Kenya Hires Eight International Lawyers in Maritime Case with Somalia

Kenya has hired a team of 8 seasoned to defend the country in the maritime dispute filed by Somalia. The eight judges to represent Kenya in the maritime dispute with Somalia are; Prof Sean Murphy of George Washington School of Law, who will be leading the team alongside Justice Tullion Treves, a former judge at […]

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Kenya Extends E-Passport Migration Deadline

Kenya Extends E-Passport Migration Deadline

The government has once again extended the deadline for the total migration to the e-passport by another 10 months due to disruptions arising from the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, the new deadline is December 31, 2021. “Starting January 1, 2022, the old dark blue passport will be null and void […]

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Saccos Regulatory Authority

SACCO MANAGEMENT: WHERE ARE THE WOMEN?

So much for women’s empowerment, or the constitution’s two-thirds gender rule, a report by the Sacco Regulatory Authority (Sasra) has revealed that of the 165 chairpersons of deposit-taking savings and credit cooperative societies, only six are women. Of the 4.78 million Sacco members some 1,634,760 are women, 34.2 percent of the total but when it […]

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World Bank diagnostic

WORLD BANK: WHY KENYA’S NOT WORKING

Pre-Covid official figures from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics estimate that some half-a-million (500,000) small enterprises cease trading every year, the entrepreneurial life blood of the economy cut off at source. Now a report from the World Bank suggests some answers as to why this is happening. The World Bank’s Systematic Country Diagnostic report […]

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The UK’s International Trade Minister Ranil Jayawardena and Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Trade, Minister Betty Maina exchange the new trade deal

KENYA-UK: NEW YEAR, NEW TRADE DEAL

It’s a new deal: as the UK leaves the European Union later today a new trade agreement between the UK and Kenya comes into force. The ‘U.K.-Kenya Economic Partnership Agreement’ comes into effect on January 1 (to be reviewed every five years). In December Kenya signed an agreement with the U.K. to ensure continued preferential […]

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