Executive Walkway

Parliamentary Aisle

Submissions on the Finance Bill, 2024

This Tuesday, May 28th, 2024, marks the deadline for the citizens of Kenya to submit their views on the Finance Bill, 2024. This is a crucial step in the legislation process as feedback from citizens helps shape policies that directly impact the country’s economy and their daily lives. By making submissions, Kenyans can influence tax policies, public spending, and other financial regulations to ensure they are fair and beneficial for all. 

Corridors ofJustice

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GITEX AFRICA Digital Summit

The Gitex Africa Digital Summit is the largest platform for Tech companies and startups to discuss Africa’s digital progress and its path towards a cohesive digital market. Bringing together 33 government delegations from various African nations alongside international tech leaders and regulatory bodies in 2023, the summit fosters crucial dialogues in the tech ecosystem.

In 2024, the summit is expected to assemble innovators, intellectuals, and policymakers and continue to propel Africa’s digital evolution. The aim is to delve into Africa’s digital future, with particular emphasis on policy formulation, connectivity enhancement, and the development of digital cities. By tackling pressing challenges head-on and seizing the abundant opportunities ahead, the summit will endeavour to chart a course for Africa’s digital advancement.

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African Banker Awards, 2024

The African Banker Awards are scheduled to take place this week on Tuesday, 28th May, 2024.  Since its inception in 2007, the African Banker Awards has recognised the exceptional individuals and organisations driving Africa’s rapidly transforming financial services sector. The Award winners will be announced during a spectacular gala dinner ceremony at JW Marriott – a part of the official programme of The Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group. KCB has been nominated as the Bank of the Year. Absa Bank and Standard Bank Groups have been nominated as Sustainable Banks of the Year. The Kenya Development Corporation is among the nominees for Development Finance Institution of the Year, and the Co-operative Bank of Kenya has been nominated for SME Bank of the Year. Additionally, Diamond Trust Bank Kenya has been nominated for the Trade Finance Award.


Max Schiff, CEO Of Lake Turkana Wind Power

Max Schiff has been appointed the CEO of Lake Turkana Wind Power. Before this, he worked at Aggreko as the Head of Sales for Africa and General Manager for Eastern Africa. He has also worked for both power projects and various businesses in various countries in Sub-Saharan Africa where he held various management roles.