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President Kenyatta signs Tax Laws (Amendment), Tea bills into law

President Kenyatta signs Tax Laws (Amendment), Tea bills into law

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, KENYA, Kenyan Parliament, Kisumu, Nairobi, TECHNOLOGY, UGANDA
 NAIROBI, 23rd December 2020, (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House, Nairobi, signed into law the Tax Laws (Amendment) Bill 2020 which was passed yesterday by Members of the National Assembly. - President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House Nairobi when he signed into law the Tax Laws (Amendment) Bill 2020 and the Tea Bill of 2018 Also signed into law is the Tea Bill of 2018, which contains several reforms among them, the re-engineering of the Tea Board of Kenya to oversee the development, promotion and regulation of Kenya's tea sector. The bills were presented to the President for signature by  Solicitor General Ken Ogeto at the brief ceremony attended by Agriculture CS Peter Munya, Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka and Leader of Majority in the National Assembly Amos Kimunya. ...
President Kenyatta calls for closer stakeholder collaboration in Covid-19 fight

President Kenyatta calls for closer stakeholder collaboration in Covid-19 fight

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, KENYA, Kisumu
NAIROBI, 8th December 2020 President Uhuru Kenyatta has underscored the need for closer collaboration between governments, development partners and international financial institutions in dealing with the harsh economic and social effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Saying global bounce back will not be swift enough without the involvement of Africa, the President reminded development partners and international financial institutions to support African governments in their post Covid-19 recovery plans. “It must be borne in mind that there cannot be a global bounce back that leaves Africa behind. Our Development Partners and the International Financial Institutions should take a long term view, and dispense with any short term requirements or considerations that would only serve to s...