Currency: Kenyan shilling (KES)

Timezone: East Africa Time (UTC+3)

Kenya is a constitutional republic comprising forty-seven counties, including Nairobi as its capital city. It is a country in East Africa lying astride the equator extending from the Indian Ocean in the east and bordering Uganda in the west, the United Republic of Tanzania in the south, Somalia in the north-east, Ethiopia and Sudan in the north. Kenya was part of the British Empire in Africa until it attained independence on 1 June 1963 and became a republic on 12 December 1964. The country covers a total area of 582,646 square kilometres with a present population of over 51 million people. The national government of Kenya comprises the executive, legislative and judiciary arms which are independent of each other, and individual roles are assigned by the constitution of Kenya. The president heads the executive arm of government.

The Chief Justice leads the judiciary while the two branches of the legislative arm (Senate and National Assembly) are under the leadership of the parliament senate speaker and assembly speaker. Kenya is a multilingual country with Bantu Swahili and English as its official working languages. The Kenyan Shilling is the official currency. The country has a market-based economy that relies heavily on the agricultural sector for its major exports, including tea and coffee. Other exports include refined petroleum, cement, and apparel.

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Kenya Pipeline Company Vision 2025

Kenya, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum

The Kenya pipeline company developed this ten years transformational corporate strategic plan aims at ensuring the company continues to play its role in the oil and gas sector.

Kenya 2025 Energy

Kenya Finance Act, 2023

This is an Act of Parliament to amend the laws relating to various taxes and duties and related matters. The provisions in the Finance Act are geared toward supporting the government’s revenue targets in the...

Kenya 2023 Finance

Nairobi Declaration on Climate Change 2023

The Nairobi Declaration was developed with the aim of delivering climate-positive growth and finance solutions for Africa and the world, as well as establishing a common position ahead of 2023 COP28 summit.

Kenya 2023 Environment and Climate Change

Small Claims Court Act, Revised 2021

Kenya, Ministry of Justice

This is an Act of Parliament to set up the Small Claims Court; to provide for the jurisdiction and procedures of the Court and other related purposes.

Kenya 2021 Justice

The Water (Transfer of National Public Assets) Regulations, 2021

Kenya, Ministry of Water

These regulations provide guidance for the transfer of national public assets to a county government or service provider and for public-private partnership relating to the use of national public assets by a private-sector party.

Kenya 2021 Utilities

The Environmental Management and Coordination Regulation, 2021

Kenya, Ministry of Environment and Forestry

This regulation elucidates the responsibility of producers to ensure environmental sustainability for the reduction of environmental pollution, degradation and the promotion of a circular economy and a culture of environmental responsibility and consciousness.

Kenya 2021 Environment and Climate Change

The Climate Change (Duties and Incentives) Regulations, 2021

Kenya, Ministry of Environment and Forestry

This documents provides regulations for climate change activities of public entities in national and county governments to ensure the achievement of the sustainable development goals.

Kenya 2021 Environment and Climate Change

Guidelines on Minimum Tax

Kenya, Kenya Revenue Authority

This document lists the requirement for exclusions from the minimum tax, the applicable rate and the effective date for tax payment.

Kenya 2021 Finance

The Sustainable Waste Management Bill, 2021

Kenya, Ministry of Environment and Forestry

This is an Act of Parliament outlining the legal and institutional framework for sustainable waste management in Kenya and to protect the constitutional rights of Kenyans to clean and health environment.

Kenya 2021 Environment and Climate Change

Hydrologists Rules and Regulations

Kenya, Ministry of Environment and Forestry

These regulations make provision for the registration of hydrologist, licensing, and the presentation of hydrological reports.

Kenya 2021 Environment and Climate Change

Whistle-Blower Protection Policy

Kenya, The National Treasury and Planning

This policy by the National Social Security Funds is to ensure employees, employers and other stakeholders are supported and able to report cases of unethical and illegal practices. The policy statement outlines the process for...

Kenya 2021 Finance

The Capital Markets Authority Handbook

Capital Markets Authority, Kenya

This handbook has seven chapters that highlight: capital markets authority and financial instruments; investor protection; licensees and potential licensees guide; collective investment schemes (CIS); public offers and listing of securities; the code of corporate governance...

Kenya 2021 Finance

National Climate Change Learning Strategy 2021 – 2031

Kenya, Ministry of Environment and Forestry

This Learning strategy provides a systematic, country-driven, coordinated approach to climate change learning by fostering multi-stakeholder, cross-sectoral collaboration to support learning needs and capacity development priorities and strengthen national institutions to deliver climate change learning...

Kenya 2021 Environment and Climate Change