LAWS & POLICIES

Ruto administration to merge higher education funding and placement to enhance efficiency amidst row over bursaries in counties

President William Ruto has denounced claims that he plans to get rid of the Higher Education Loan Board (HELB). Speaking during an interview with journalists at State House, Nairobi, on Friday, January 6, he said his administration is geared towards strategic measures and solutions for

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The year in review: Highlights of key legislative and policy updates

The year 2022 saw the introduction of several legislative and regulatory updates. Similarly, Kenya launched some notable policies and strategies whose implementation will impact both the private and public sectors. As 2022 draws to a close, we look back at some of the key legislative

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25th November 2022 Keeping the Finger on the Pulse

Post- Election Snapshot On Monday 21st, The Employment Court extended orders issued last week stopping the PS nominees’ vetting. Justice Nduma Nderi extended the order to next Tuesday when he will deliver a ruling on the issue of jurisdiction that was raised by the National

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COP27: Key outcomes for food, forests, land, and wildlife at COP27 in Egypt

The backdrop for this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference was a continent still suffering from multi-year droughts and record-high levels of hunger. The “Koronivia work programme” gave agriculture and food security, which were feared to be at risk of being dropped from the climate

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The tragedy of collapsed buildings: Where we are getting it wrong and the antidote

In the past two weeks, at least four apartments have collapsed in the counties of Kiambu and Nairobi, claiming lives and damaging property worth millions of shillings. The World Bank estimates that Kenya has a housing shortage of at least two million homes, which rises

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Proposed constitutional amendments and their risks

Constitution or leadership and governance crisis: Why Kenya does not need sweeping changes in the supreme law While the new government should be working in order to deliver its pledges to Kenyans, who for the last few months have been struggling to make ends meet,

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A summary of the public health (COVID-19 restriction of movement) rules

New rules were gazetted this week. The Rules provide for: Movement Into And Out Of The Restricted Area/Public Gatherings One needs authorization from the Assistant County Commissioner where they need to enter or exit an infected area for purposes of attending a funeral or seeking

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Task force for effective Curriculum reforms implementation

In 2020, Kenya constituted a taskforce on Enhancing Access, Relevance, Transition, Equity and Quality for Effective Curriculum Reforms Implementation. The taskforce has released a report highlighting  key issues and related recommendations that will enhance effective implementation of the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) reforms as stipulated

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