Najib Balala

Type: Person
Name: Najib Balala
Title: Minister of State, National Heritage - Ministry of Home Affairs (Kenya)
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Talks About Minerals: COMESA to participate in Africa-Australia Mining Conference

The State of Western Australia is hosting African countries to discuss mining. The forum dubbed “Africa Down Under” takes place from on 01 – 05 September 2014 in the city of Perth.COMESA is one of the key participants following a Memorandum of Understanding ... [Published Comesa - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Comesa, Mining, Minerals
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

MOMBASA: Firm to fork out Sh6bn for minerals survey bid

By GALGALO BOCHAMore byA Chinese bank will fund an aerial survey of minerals at a cost of Sh6 billion.Mining Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said this would help the ministry to gather accurate information on resources available and their value.“We are ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Equality commission faults diplomatic picks

By NATION REPORTERMore byThe National Gender and Equality Commission has said the recent appointments of ambassadors and their deputies lacked gender balance and diversity.The commission's Chairperson Winnie Lichuma, in a statement, noted that the 20 ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Referendum call meant to derail Jubilee, Balala

By KNAMining Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has claimed that the push for a referendum by Cord leaders is a ploy to derail  the Jubilee administration.Mr Balala said opposition leaders Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula are pressing for ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Ndeje was a hero, says Balala

MINING Secretary Najib Balala has said the death of controversial Kaya elder Pekeshe Ndeje is a big blow to the unity of the Coast region and the Mijikenda community.He said Ndeje was a staunch crusader of land rights and a political peacemaker.“He ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Balala trashes Cord's take on Lamu titles

Mining Secretary Najib Balala has dismissed as sideshows claims by Cord that the move by the government to revoke titles to 500,000 acres in Lamu is political.Balala wants Cord leader Raila Odinga and Siaya Senator James Orengo held responsible over the ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Referendum call meant to derail Jubilee government, Balala claims

Mining  Cabinet  Secretary, Najib Balala has claimed that the push for referendum by the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) on the myriad challenges facing Kenyan was a political ploy by the opposition to derail the jubilee administration.Balala ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Respected Kaya elder dies in Mombasa

A  well known and one of the oldest and highly respected Mijikenda kaya elder Pekeshe Ndeje has died in Mombasa at age of 91 after a  long battle with diabetes.Ndeje died on Saturday at the coast general hospital where he had been hospitalized a month ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya eyes oil investments during US-Africa summit

World Bulletin / News DeskKenya President Uhuru Kenyatta left Sunday to Washington heading a 46-member delegation to the three-day US- Africa summit, which opens on Monday.On the sidelines of the summit, Kenya hopes the visit will afford an opportunity ... [Published World Bulletin - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Balala challenges Raila, Orengo over land grabbing

By WINNIE ATIENOMore byMining Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has asked former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and former Lands Minister James Orengo to come out and answer questions on the land grabbing scandal tainting their tenure in office.Mr Orengo was ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Lower Mining Taxes Could Boost KRA Take

The Kenya Revenue Authority will benefit from increased tax revenue if mining royalty rates are reviewed, industry experts have told the Star.They say that the royalties, signed off by Mining Minister Najib Balala, will disincentivise investment preventing ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Mining, Taxes, Kenya
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t forget women in Kenyan resources debate

WHEN resources are degraded, we start competing for them, whether it is at the local level in Kenya, where we had tribal clashes over land and water, or at the global level, where we are fighting over water, oil and minerals. So one way to promote peace ... [Published BDlive - Jul 31 2014]

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...On taking Cabinet Secretary for Mining Najib Balala to court, their lawyer, Kibe Mungai, said: "the bill threatens to deprive the miners of their rights, claims, royalties or leases granted under the mining act without payment in full or just compensation."

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Talks About Minerals: COMESA to participate in ... [Published Comesa - 23 hours ago]
MOMBASA: Firm to fork out Sh6bn for minerals su... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 25 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Kenya says review o... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 21 2014]
Equality commission faults diplomatic picks [Published Daily Nation - Aug 19 2014]
President Uhuru rewards Jubilee poll funders an... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 18 2014]
Raila, Mung'aro to meet today at Kaya elder Pek... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 09 2014]
Referendum call meant to derail Jubilee, Balala [Published Daily Nation - Aug 07 2014]
Ndeje was a hero, says Balala [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 06 2014]
Referendum call meant to derail Jubilee governm... [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 05 2014]
Balala trashes Cord's take on Lamu titles [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 05 2014]
Respected Kaya elder dies in Mombasa [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 04 2014]
Kenya eyes oil investments during US-Africa summit [Published World Bulletin - Aug 04 2014]
Kenyatta Sees Kenya Windfall Taxes With Resourc... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 04 2014]
Balala challenges Raila, Orengo over land grabbing [Published Daily Nation - Aug 03 2014]
Lower Mining Taxes Could Boost KRA Take [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 31 2014]
Don’t forget women in Kenyan resources debate [Published BDlive - Jul 31 2014]
Mining law delay may cost Kenya major investment [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 24 2014]
Review Bill, analyst tells Parliament [Published Daily Nation - Jul 21 2014]
The Counties: Controversy after Uhuru skips Ift... [Published East African Standard - Jul 21 2014]
Cord walks tightrope as Coast legislators warm ... [Published Daily Nation - Jul 19 2014]
More Mining Licences Set to Be Revoked [Published AllAfrica.com - Jan 30 2014]
Kenya's Faltering Bid to Be Regi... [Published AllAfrica.com - Nov 13 2013]
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