PERMISSION TO ENTER AND WORK:WHAT FOREIGNERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WORKING IN KENYA

Kenya has one of the largest and fastest growing economies in East and Central Africa, specifically in the areas of agriculture, manufacturing and mining. As a thriving regional business market, the country has seen many multinationals and non-governmental organisations set up base here. This has caused a large number of foreign nationals to migrate into […]

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: THE WAY FORWARD IN COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS

The upsurge in the number of strikes called in recent times by various cadres of workers, including teachers, doctors, nurses and lecturers, has witnessed a common thread – an outcry for the implementation of Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs) between the workers and their respective employers. This has caused a natural spike in the Kenyan public’s […]

OF PURCHASES & PROTECTION:SPOTLIGHT ON M&A TRANSACTIONS

Co-authored by Radhika Arora. With the Kenyan banking sector being brought into the spotlight for a projected increase in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), it is important for businesspersons to have a basic understanding of this type of transaction. Buyer protection in any M&A is at the forefront and is also the reason that any Share […]

ISLAMIC BANKING:THE REGULATORY IMPERATIVE

In recent years, the rapid growth of Islamic banking products, not only in Kenya but globally, has been significant enough that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) commissioned a working paper in 2014 on the need for legal and prudential regulation of the sector. The working paper relied on a survey of a wide spread of […]

PRAYING AND LEARNING:SOME CONSTITUTIONAL DIMENSIONS ON THE FREEDOM OF RELIGION

Given the different religious and cultural backgrounds of students, religion can be a flashpoint for potentially debilitating conflicts in schools and other learning institutions. This is profound as schools should ideally present an opportunity to live out at an early stage in the development of young and impressionable citizens one of the aspirations contained in […]