A stitch in time to tame doping saves Kenya from global athletics ban

The Kenyan government pledged to provide an additional $5 million a year for the next five years to strengthen Kenya’s anti-doping programmes. This proved to be the magic bullet that saw Kenyan athletics survive the looming global ban from World Athletics due to a flood

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While Kenya ratified the
UNESCO Convention, in order
for it to fully and effectively
integrate the WADA Code
into the national legal system,
it will need to be domesticated
into Kenyan law. This required an enabling legislation through an Act of Parliament to give effect to the provisions of the Code.

Highlights of the Anti-Doping (Amendment) Bill, 2020

Amos Kimunya, the Leader of the Majority Party is proposing amendments to the Anti-Doping Act, 2016 through the Anti-Doping (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The object of the bill is to align the Anti-Doping Act 2016 with the 2021 Anti-doping Code and Regulations so as to allow