Scrap metal ban and the need to crack the whip on critical infrastructure vandalism

President Uhuru Kenyatta has banned any exports or dealings in scrap metal. The Head of State cited increased vandalism of government infrastructure which he described as economic sabotage. He added

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BPS and Trade sector – General Economic and Commercial Affairs(GECA)

In the MTEF period 2017/18-2019/20, the total approved budget for the sector’s programmes and sub programmes was 78.9 Billion Ksh, while the actual expenditure was 66.47 Billion Ksh.
This represented 84.6% absorption level.

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A highlight of the Joint Venture guidelines

Background A joint venture (JV) enables companies to join forces in order to achieve goals such as expanding markets and lowering the costs of production. However, JVs or collaborations among

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Race to compliance: Beneficial ownership registration

The Beneficial
Owner is also
required to indicate
the source of
the beneficial
ownership
information
and whether
the information
obtained was (a)
provided by the
beneficial owner
or their authorised
representative;
(b) taken from an
official register;
or (c) provided by
a third party not
directly related
to the beneficial
owner.

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Private Sector Engagement in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

The World’s largest Free Trade Area is finally here with us covering a market of 1.27bn people with a combined GDP of 3.4 trillion US dollars. The region does enter

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FTA SERIES – PART 6 : Kenya concludes its negotiations with the UK

With the United Kingdom (UK) set to conclude its exit from the European Union (EU) at the end of December, 2020 it has decided to enter into a bilateral agreement

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KRA COMMISSIONER GENERAL ELECTED AS MEMBER OF ATAF EXECUTIVE ARM

The Commissioner General of the Kenya Revenue Authority was nominated as a Member of the Governing Council of the Africa Tax Administration Forum (ATAF). He was voted during the ATAF

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PART 5 OF FTA SERIES: IMPACT OF US – KE FTA ON AGRICULTURE

It’s impossible to overstate how much Congress cares about agriculture – US agriculture is very productive, and we now want to work out how to sell it.” – A Senior USTR Adviser, 2020

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ICDC GETS A NEW LEASE OF LIFE: A SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND IN THE MAKING?

Earlier today through Executive Order number 5 of 2020 the President promulgated the new framework for the management, co-ordination and integration of public port, rail and pipeline services via the

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IMPACT OF BAR CLOSURES

It is estimated that the ban on consumption of alcohol in restaurants and eateries as well as the closure of bars will lead to a supply chain losses estimated at

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