Vellum Weekly


January 20, 2023

Significant Political Events of the week

On 18th January, In a gazette notice on Wednesday, Senate Speaker Amason Kingi recalled Senators for a special sitting on Thursday saying the lawmakers will consider the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2022. President William Ruto called on the East Africa Community (EAC)

January 20, 2023

20th January 2023 County Round Up

KISII Governor of Kisii County has extended the time of the Committee on Pending Bills Verification and Ineligible (Pending Bills) Resolution established vide Gazette Notice No. 14024 of 2022 for an additional period of thirty (30) days, with effect from the 3rd January, 2023.  

January 20, 2023

20th January 2023 Trade and Financial Services Round Up

  Kenya   Users allowed to sue Safaricom over clients’ bank details access  The High Court has allowed millions of Safaricom subscribers to join a class action suit against the telecoms operator over a clause in the SIM card registration rules that allows the firm

January 20, 2023

How well do development partners work together and follow country priorities to achieve the health SDGs?

Views from national governments and relevant authorities 52 national governments and relevant authorities provided their views on how well multilateral agencies and other development partners align to their national priorities and plans and collaborate with each other to increase efficiencies and avoid duplications when providing

January 20, 2023

Fresh move to compel landlords to install solar water heating systems

If new regulations aimed at encouraging the adoption of renewable energies are approved, owners of all new and existing buildings risk spending six months in jail or paying a fine of Sh20,000 if they fail to incorporate designs for installation of solar water heaters.