March 25, 2022 - 5 minutes read

25th March 2022 Kenya Gazette Review

By Amrit Labhuram
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National Assembly Bills, 2022

  • The National Rating Bill, 2022.
  • The Child Justice Bill, 2022
  • The National Land Commision (Amendment) Bill, 2022

PUBLIC SECTOR

Appointments

  • President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Dr Ole Mapelu Zakayo to be the Non-Executive Chairperson of the National AIDS Control Council, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from 25th March, 2022.
  • President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Dr James Mandere Rogers Atebe to be the Chairperson of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from 25th March, 2022.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Planning, Ukur Yatani, has appointed numerous persons to be members of the Competition Authority, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from 25th November, 2021.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Planning, Ukur Yatani, has appointed numerous persons to be members of the Board of Directors of the Policy Holders Compensation Fund, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from 21st February, 2022.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Planning, Ukur Yatani, has appointed numerous persons to be members of the Privatization Commission, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 25th November, 2021.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Heritage, Amina Mohamed, has appointed the Steering Committee and Central Management Committee for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and the Cairo 2022 Africa Youth Games.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Mutahi Kagwe, has appointed Dr Amit Thakker to be the Chairperson of the Kenya Health Professions Oversight Authority, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from 25th March, 2022. 
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Mutahi Kagwe, has appointed various persons to be members of the Board of Directors of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 4th March, 2022.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Mutahi Kagwe, has appointed various persons to be members of the Board of Directors of the National Health Insurance Fund, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 25th March, 2022.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development, Betty Maina, has appointed Dr Diana Marion to be a member of the Kenya Consumer Protection Advisory Committee, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 18th March, 2022. The appointment* Jacqueline Kitulu (Dr.) has been revoked. 
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Public Service, Gender, Senior Citizens Affairs and Special Programmes, Margaret Kobia, has appointed various persons to be members of the Uwezo Fund Management Committee for Baringo South Constituency, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from 25th March, 2022. 

ICT SECTOR

  • Director-General for Communications Authority, Tom Olwero, has gazetted the below list of entities seeking grant of licences:
Name Station IdentityLicence Category
Helicopter Agency LimitedHelicopter TVCommercial Free to Air Television Licence
Inka Merchants LimitedGod’s Miracle Messenger TelevisionCommercial Free to Air Television Licence
Emegy Investments LimitedCourage TVCommercial Free to Air Television Licence
Active Cable TV LimitedACTVCommercial Free to Air Television Licence
Rongo UniversityRUC FMCommercial Free to Air Radio Licence
Chuka UniversityChuka University RadioCommercial Free to Air Radio Licence
  • Director-General for Communications Authority, Ezra Chiloba, has gazetted the below list of entities seeking grant of licences:
Name Licence Category
Optispeed Logistics LimitedInternational Postal/Courier Operator Licence
Dafric Logistics LimitedNational Postal/Courier Operator Licence
Viaweb Networks and Computer Solutions LimitedNetwork Facilities Provider Tier Three (NFP–T3)
World Mobile Chain LimitedNetwork Facilities Provider Tier Three (NFP–T3)
Swift Broadband LimitedNetwork Facilities Provider Tier Three (NFP–T3)

LAND & ENVIRONMENT SECTOR 

Environmental Impact Assessment 

  • The Aspinall Foundation (TAF) in partnership with Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), proposes to translocate 13 African elephants from Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent, United Kingdom, to Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary in Kwale County, Kenya, for rewilding and eventual release in Shimba Hills Ecosystem. The project involves the unique translocation of the family of elephants by air and road. The National Environment Management Authority invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within thirty (30) days from 25th March, 2022. 

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