Kenya Spotlight – News

FINANCE BILL, 2021

June, 2021: The Finance Bill, 2021 was published on 5 May 2021 and tabled in Parliament on 11 May 2021.

Based on the Public Finance Management Act, 2012. Hon. (Amb.) Ukur Yattani, EGH, Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Planning has gazetted the Finance Act, 2021 days after assent by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The Bill seeks to help create a legal and policy framework to help the government achieve its medium-term budget goals

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BUDGET STATEMENT FY 2021/22 – Building Back Better: Strategy for Resilient and Sustainable Economic Recovery and Inclusive Growth

June, 2021: Hon. (Amb.) Ukur Yattani, EGH, Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Planning presented the Budget Statement to the National Assembly on 10th June 2021 highlighting policies and revenue measures for the financial year 2021/22.

See the full statement  – National Budget FY2021/22

Source: The National Treasury


JOINT STATEMENT BY THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION  

June 2021: The Strategic Dialogue between the Republic of Kenya and the European Union was launched on the occasion of the meeting between H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, C.G.H., President of the Republic of Kenya, and H.E. Charles Michel, President of the European Council, held on 21 June 2021 in Brussels. The Strategic Dialogue underlines the solid bilateral and multilateral partnership between the European Union and Kenya and interest to mutually cooperate.

See the full statement here

Source: Council of the EU


BUSINESS OPERATION DURING COVID-19

June, 2020: The Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development (MoITED) Situation ROOM produced guidelines to help businesses operate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic and reduce the rate of COVID-19 spread across different workspaces. See the full report – Guidelines for business operations during COVID19

Source: Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development (MoITED)