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Friday 19th December 2014

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Kenya's extractive sector earnings put at Sh 11.95 trillion

Kenya's extractive sector earnings put at Sh 11.95 trillion

Media Coverage - 08 December 2014

The Institute of Economic Affairs, a public policy think tank, wants the government to institute sustainable fiscal policies specific to the emerging extractive sector. The institute in a research paper compiled in 10 months projects that Kenya could earn in excess of Sh 11.95 trillion ($140.64 bill...

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Kenya losing Out on Skill Transfer in Extractive Sector

Kenya losing Out on Skill Transfer in Extractive Sector

Media Coverage - 08 December 2014

Skills and technology transfer in the country's emerging extractive sector is still limited despite heightened activity in prospecting and exploration, according to a new survey. The report, titled 'A Primer to the Emerging Extractive Sector in Kenya: Resource Bliss, Dilemma or Curse', was published...

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Kenya to earn up to Sh 360bn each year…

Kenya to earn up to Sh 360bn each year from oil exports

Media Coverage - 05 December 2014

Kenya stands to earn at least Sh67 billion every year from oil exports, economists at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) say.The figure could be as high as Sh360 billion. Research by the think tank over the past 11 months took into account international prices oil prices of between $60 (Sh...

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New railway project could break even after 20 years

New railway project could break even after 20 years

Media Coverage - 24 July 2014

The railway operator, Rift Valley Railways, blamed the government for contributing less funds for the management of the railway line. The director of external affairs, Cosma Gatere said that they charge more in cargo transport in order to avoid cost overrun, thus consumers prefer the long haul truck...

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State shops for management experts to run new rail…

State shops for management experts to run new rail system

Media Coverage - 24 July 2014

The government plans to outsource the management of the planned high-speed Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) to an international firm. The decision, according to Solomon Ouna, project manager in-charge of the SGR Development is informed by the lack of capacity to run high speed modern system by the Kenya...

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