Kenya

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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The Civil Aviation Regulations (Security)

Kenya, Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works

These regulations highlights: the fuctions of various public authority in relation to aviation security; security programme and committees; preventive security measures; management and response to unlawful actions; offences and penalties; the enforcement of regulations; and...

Kenya 2020 Transportation

Policy on the Management of Salary Overpayment

Kenya, Ministry of Education

The goal of this policy is to address issues of salary overpayment in the Teachers Service Commission through prevention, control, recovery and sanctions.

Kenya 2020 Education

Policy on Mentorship and Coaching in the Teaching Service

Kenya, Ministry of Education

The main objective of this policy by the Teachers Service Commission is to improve professional conduct, enhance performance, enhance the quality of teaching and for the attainment of better learning outcome through mentorship and coaching...

Kenya 2020 Education

Renumeration Guidelines for the Public Sector

Kenya, The National Treasury and Planning

This document outline renumeration guidelines for the public sector including the renumeration structure, pay disparities, performance and productivity, productivity-linked pay, public-private sector renumeration balance, equity and fairness, equal pay for equal work, fiscal sutainability, and...

Kenya 2020 Finance

The Insurance (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating of Terrorism) Guidelines

Kenya, The National Treasury and Planning

The objective of these guideline is to addresss prevent money laundering and the financing of terrorism in the insurance sector. The document highlights: the responsibility of the money laundering and reporting officers; operational controls to...

Kenya 2020 Finance

The Insurance (Bancassurance) Regulations

Kenya, The National Treasury and Planning

These regulations is for the registration of bancassurance businesses and for the supervision of bancassurance businesses.

Kenya 2020 Finance

The Capital Markets (Coffee Exchange) Regulations

Kenya, The National Treasury and Planning

These regulations makes provision for the establishment of the coffee exchange; regulation of coffee exchange; licensing of coffee brokers; efficient operation of coffee exchange; rules and obligations of a coffee exchange; and other related matters.

Kenya 2020 Finance

The Insurance (Micro-insurance) Regulation

Kenya, The National Treasury and Planning

These regulations on micro-insurance applies to the approval of micro-insurance products; change in product features; group microinsurance policies; appointment and registration of micro-insurance intermediaries; training obligations; reprting requirements and other related matters.

Kenya 2020 Finance

The Insurance Act, 2020 ( Revised)

Kenya, The National Treasury and Planning

This is an Act of Parliament augmenting the laws relating to insurance, the business of insurance and other related matters. The Act covers: the establishment of Insurance Regulatory Authority; registration of insurers; inspection and control...

Kenya 2020 Finance

National Population Policy for Sustainable Development Draft Proposal

Kenya, Ministry of Devolution and Arid and Semi-Arid Lands

The goal of this policy is to ensure better quality of health, education and quality of life for the current and future generation of Kenya. The policy focuses on 5 specific objectives: maximizing human capital...

Kenya 2020 Economy

The Environmental Management and Coordination Regulations (Controlled Substances)

Kenya, Ministry of Environment and Forestry

These regulations are based on the Enivironmental Management and Coordination Act, 1999. The regulations outlines provisions for controlled substances including classification and control measures; licensing, permit and quota provisions; monitoring of the regulation; and other...

Kenya 2020 Environment and Climate Change

The National Guidelines for the Management of Covid-19 Waste

Kenya, Ministry of Environment and Forestry

In the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, these guidelines aims to ensure sustainable managment of waste, particularly biomedical waste for public safety and uncompromised public health.

Kenya 2020 Environment and Climate Change

November 1, 2021

African Countries Climate Response Plans

Climate change is a major threat to Africa’s development, especially to countries with widespread poverty and ineffective governments. A warming planet leads to food insecurity, population displacement and stress on water resources on the continent. With the continent’s current level of economic development, there is a clear need for more financial and technical support from international institutions and developed countries to achieve a sustainable economy that works for both people and the environment. 

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