August 7, 2020 - 5 minutes read

7th August 2020 Kenya Gazette Review

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PUBLIC SECTOR

Appointments:

  • President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Njoroge Nani Mungai to be the Chairman of the Board of the Postal Corporation of Kenya.
  • Prof. Fredrick Owino to be the Non-Executive Chairperson of the Board of the Information and Communications Technology Authority.
  • PETER OLE MOSITET (ENG.) to be the Chairperson of the Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority Board.
  • Members of the Board of Directors of the Kenya Railways Corporation.
  • Rita Achieng Okuthe to be Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Kenya Pipeline Company Limited.
  • Members of the Board of Directors of the Kenya Pipeline Company Limited
  • Members of the Board of Directors of the Kenya Ports Authority
  • Peter Musei Ntoyian to be the Chairman of the Board of the Consolidated Bank Limited
  • John Ngumi to be the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC).
  • Members of the Board of Directors of the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC)
  • Nicholas Kiptoo Arap Korir Salat to be the Chairperson of the Board of the Agricultural Development Corporation
  • Members of the Agricultural Finance Corporation
  • Members of the Agricultural Development Corporation
  • The National Treasury and Planning has appointed the members of the Public Service Superannuation Fund Board of Trustees.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Lands and Physical Planning has appointed members of the Physical Planners Registration Board.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Education has appointed Halake Waqo to be the Chairman of the Universities Fund Board
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Education has appointed members of the National Biosafety Authority
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Education appoints to be the members of the Kenya National Qualifications Authority
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Education appoints Joseph Kithaka Chavutia to be the Chairperson of the National Biosafety Authority
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Education has appointed members of the Commission for University Education.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Education appoints Dr. Mwiria Valerian Kilemi to be the Chairperson of the Kenya National Qualifications Authority
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife has appointed members of the Board of Tourism Regulatory Authority
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Tourism has appointed members of the Tourism Finance Corporation Board.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade and Co-operatives has appointed Alex Ole Magelo to be a member of the Board of the Kenya Leather Development Council
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works appoints Salim Juma Chingabwi to be the Chairperson of the Kenya Ferry Services Board
  • The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works re-appoints Joseph Nakodayo Nkadayo (Eng.) to be the Chairperson of the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
  • Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development has appointed the members of the Board of the Kenya Ferry Services Limited.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Water, Sanitation and Irrigation appoints Julius Bakasa Wasike to be the Chairperson of the Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Water, Sanitation and Irrigation appoints Beryl Okumu to be the Chairperson of the Athi Water Works Development Agency.

Judiciary

Supreme Court August Recess

The Chief Justice gives notice as follows: The Supreme Court August recess shall commence on 1st August, 2020 and terminate on 15th September, 2020, both days inclusive. The duty Judge will be available to attend duty matters. During this period, the Supreme Court Registry shall be open to the public from 8.30 a.m to 5.00 p.m on all weekends other than public holidays.

Court of Appeal August Recess

The August recess of the Court of Appeal shall commence on Saturday, 1st August, 2020, and shall terminate on Tuesday,15th September, 2020, both days inclusive.

FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR

Acquisition of ninety percent of the issued share capital of Jamii Bora Bank Limited by the Co-Operative Bank of Kenya Limited

The   Jamii   Bora   Bank   Limited vide a resolution passed at a meeting held on the 1st July, 2020, approved the acquisition of ninety percent of the issued share capital of Jamii Bora Bank  Limited  by  Co-operative  Bank  of  Kenya  Limited  as  per  the Share Subscription Agreement dated the 17th July, 2020; 2.the  Directors  of  Co-operative  Bank  of  Kenya  Limited videa resolution  passed  on  the  28th  May,  2020  approved  the  acquisition  of ninety percent of the issued share capital of Jamii Bora Bank Limited by   the   Co-operative   Bank   of   Kenya   Limited   as   per   the   Share Subscription  Agreement  dated  the  17th  July,  2020.  The  Co-operative Bank  of  Kenya  Board  Resolution  will  be  tabled  at  the  bank’s  next Annual General Meeting for ratification; 3.pursuant  to  section  9(1)  of  the  Banking  Act,  the  Cabinet Secretary  for  the  National  Treasury  and  Planning  on  the  4th  August, 2020,  approved  the acquisition,  by  subscription,  of  ninety  percent  of the  issued  share  capital  of  Jamii  Bora  Bank  Limited  by  the  Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited; 4.the acquisition shall take effect on the 21st August, 2020.

Insolvency

The Attorney-General appoints Manyeki Mark Gakuru to be the Official Receiver

TRADE AND MANUFACTURING SECTOR

Request for Comments on the Draft Regulatory Impact Statement and the Draft Irrigation (General) Regulations, 2020

Ministry announces to the public the availability of the draft Irrigation (General) Regulations, 2020 and draft Regulatory Impact Statement. The main objective of the draft Irrigation (General) Regulations, 2020 is to ensure sustainable development, management, financing, provision of support services and effective regulation of the irrigation sector in the country. The Regulatory Impact Statement contains detailed information on the Irrigation (General) Regulations, 2020.

The Ministry request the public to participate by submitting their comments through the provided address. All interested persons should submit written comments on the Irrigation (General) Regulations,2020 and the draft Regulatory Impact Statement using the prescribed public comments form, to reach the undersigned not later than fourteen (14) days from the date of publication of this notice.

Appointment of members to the Interim Management Committee on the leasing of five state owned sugar mills

The Cabinet Secretary, Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives has appointed an Interim Management Committee on the Leasing of State Owned Sugar Mills.

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority decisions on applications for air service licences 

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority has made decisions on applications for air service licences. The decisions are specified in the Scheduled published in the Gazette.

Insolvency

  • The Registrar of Companies has gazetted a list of companies that have been dissolved.
  • The Registrar of Companies has gazetted a list of companies that will be dissolved in 90 days.

Competition Authority Authorization

  • The proposed acquisition of the Ushindi Brand by Pwani Oil Products Limited
  • The proposed acquisition of 100% of the ordinary shares of Panalpina Airflo Limited by AFG International B.V.
  • The proposed acquisition of control of IX Africa Data Centre Limited by Ix Africa, Veer Investments Limited and Miit Investments Limited

Completion of Part Development Plan

  • PDP Nos. 332/2020/07, 08, 09 and 10–Proposed Residential Plots.
  • PDPNo.332/2020/05–Formalization of the Farm (Afarshanle Neighbourhood)
  • W.374.2012.1–Existing Site for National Housing Corporation, Nambale.
  • W.477.2012.1–Existing Site for National Housing Corporation, Amagoro.
  • W.62.2012.2–Existing Site   for   National   Housing   Corporation, Busia.
  • PDP No. Manga/Chepngombet/50/020/01.

Environmental Impact Assessment Study Report: Invitation of Public Comments

  • Central Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency is proposing to implement the Bomet–Mulot Water Supply Project to improve access to clean water in Bomet, Silibwet, Longisa and Mulot towns and their environs.

 TECHNOLOGY SECTOR

The National Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Policy Guidelines, 2020

  • The Cabinet Secretary for Information, Communications, Technology, Innovation and Youth Affairs has issued and gazetted the National Information Communications and Technology Policy Guidelines.
  • The main policy objectives are to:
    • Create the infrastructure conditions for use of always-on, high speed, wireless, internet across the country. 
    • Grow the contribution of ICT to the economy to 10% by 2030, by using ICT as a foundation to the creation of a more robust economy, providing secure income and livelihoods to the citizenry. 
    • Leverage regional and international cooperation and engagements to ensure that Kenya is able to harness global opportunities; 
    • Position the country to take advantage of emerging trends such as the shared and gig economy by enhancing our education institutions and the skills of our people, and fostering an innovation and start-up ecosystem that is able to lead on a global scale; and 
    • Gain global recognition for innovation, efficiency and quality in public service delivery. Services will be delivered in a manner that ensures we have a prosperous, free, open and stable society.

These objectives will be actualised through four thematic focus areas: 

  • Mobile first; which will ensure that every Kenyan can access inexpensive   Internet   and   reasonable   access   to   locally   produced devices;
  • Market; designed to increase the overall size of the digital and traditional economy to 10% of GDP by 2030; 
  • Skills and Innovation; which outlines a careful plan designed to jump-start a self-supporting ecosystem that will produce world-class research, technology products and industries; 
  • Public Service Delivery; requires that all government services are available online, that every Kenyan has online access and that government services are delivered quickly and fully at the time and place that they are needed.
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