Najib Balala

Type: Person
Name: Najib Balala
Title: Minister of State, National Heritage - Ministry of Home Affairs (Kenya)
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Balala defends revocation of Cortec’s licence

By Mining Secretary Najib Balala has maintained that a licence awarded to a Canadian firm last year was revoked because it was invalid in law.Through his lawyer Fred Ngatia, Mr Balala told the High Court Tuesday that Cortec Kenya was among 43 firms that ... [Published Daily Nation - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

The case for Coastal regional political party

Politically, the Coast region is at crossroads. For nearly a year now, the political talk in this region has been about the formation of a viable political party to represent the cumulative concerns of coastal communities in national politics. Specifically, ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Balala asked to explain detaining of minerals

THE Mining ministry has been given five days to explain why it wants to continue detaining at the Port of Mombasa  12 containers of a mineral destined for export.The mineral has been in the port for 40 days.Stem Alloys Enterprises lawyer, Kenneth Akide,  ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Najib Balala, Mineral, Alloy
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

State to tighten mining rules

MINING companies will have to sell at least 20 per cent of their shares to the public if the proposed mining code before parliament is passed, Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said yesterday in Nairobi.He said the proposed review of the code, the first ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

COMESA States Seek Australia Investors in Mining

Twenty three African countries among them eight from COMESA Member States are taking part in the annual “African Downunder” conference hosted by the State of Western Australia. The annual event is aimed at attracting sustainable mining investments in ... [Published Comesa - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 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 - Aug 27 2014]
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 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

President Uhuru rewards Jubilee poll funders and political allies

By NATION TEAMMore byPresident Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto used their first reshuffle since assuming office last year to reward their financiers and allies in last year’s General Election.Some of the notable figures who made a triumphant ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 18 2014]

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"If a license has not complied with the law it has the possibility of being cancelled or revoked by the Cabinet Secretary," Balala warned, " so we are going to scrutinize this and hopefully by end of february we will come with clear regulations to look at how best we are going to make this process transparent."

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Balala defends revocation of Cortec’s licence [Published Daily Nation - Sep 17 2014]
Balala defends revoking Cortec mining licence [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 17 2014]
The case for Coastal regional political party [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 13 2014]
Balala asked to explain detaining of minerals [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 11 2014]
State to tighten mining rules [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 10 2014]
COMESA States Seek Australia Investors in Mining [Published Comesa - Sep 04 2014]
Talks About Minerals: COMESA to participate in ... [Published Comesa - Aug 27 2014]
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]
More Mining Licences Set to Be Revoked [Published AllAfrica.com - Jan 30 2014]
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