Najib Balala

Type: Person
Name: Najib Balala
Title: Minister of State, National Heritage - Ministry of Home Affairs (Kenya)
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Uhuru returns from Qatar state visit

By PSCUDuring the visit, President Kenyatta held meetings with the Emir of Qatar and other Qatari Government officialsPresident Uhuru Kenyatta s jetted back into the country from Doha, Qatar Wednesday where he was on a three-day State visit.The plane ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

New mineral bill excludes counties from control

THE government is seeking to exclusively control mineral wealth in Kenya.The Mining Bill 2014, which was introduced at the National Assembly yesterday, provides for the ownership of all minerals with the national government being given exclusive c ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Mineral, Mining, Kenya
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Diversify tourism products, Uhuru urges investors

By PSCUMore byPresident Uhuru Kenyatta has urged stakeholders in the tourism industry to diversify their products so as to broaden their client base.He said focus should shift from concentration on traditional tourism products – among them beach and safari ... [Published Daily Nation - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Balala urges Parliament to pass bill

MINING Secretary Najib Balala has said the formulation of a new legal framework for the industry will attract investors in the country and spur economic growth.He said the passage of the Mining Bill 2013 by Parliament will ensure proper regulation of ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

New Mining Law To Empower Locals

A mining bill has been prepared which allows the locals to have a reasonable share of the returns from the mineral resources exploited within their localities by mining companies.mining exploration in Western KenyaThe bill, which has been handed to the ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

KAKAMEGA: Mining law to be in place by July, says Balala

By Nation CorrespondentMore byNew mining laws are expected to become operational in the next two months, Cabinet Secretary for Mining Najib Balala said Wednesday.He said enactment of the Mining Bill will ensure communities are not exploited.The existing ... [Published Daily Nation - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

New investor to mine iron ore in Taita Taveta

The Taita Taveta government has brought a new investor to extract iron ore at Kishushe even before solving the current land dispute between Kishushe Cooperative Society and the Wanjala Mining Company.The sacco and the mining firm are entangled in a boundary ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

A Kenyan mining milestone

Australia's Base Titanium is in tense royalty talks with the Kenyan government for its first shipment of ilmenite.Joe Schwarz, the general manager for Base Titanium in Kenya, does not like to be called a foreigner. He was born and raised in Kenya.Schwarz speaks ... [Published The Africa Report - Apr 08 2014]
Entities: Joe Schwarz, Kenya, Mining
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Solve conflict, county told

Kishushe residents have challenged the Taita Taveta government to speed up the resolution of conflict between Wanjala Mining Company and Kishushe Cooperative Society.The residents blamed the county government of taking too long to solve the matter even ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 3 reports

Mining sector to contribute 3 of Kenyas GDP by 2018 official

Kenya's mining sector will contribute at least three percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2018, a senior government official said on Tuesday. Mining Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala told ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Government will not run public transport - PS Muli

THE Government has no intention of taking over the public transport system and will continue allowing the private sector to operate it, Transport PS Nduva Muli has said.Muli who was speaking on behalf of Transport  Secretary Michael Kamau, said the government ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ministers give press updates

By Nation ReporterMore byCabinet Secretaries on Monday held a media briefing to spell out their achievements in the last one year.In the next four days, the Cabinet Secretaries will also tell Kenyans what they plan to achieve in coming days during events ... [Published Daily Nation - Mar 31 2014]

Quotes

"calculation of royalties will only be done after shipments have been dispatched from kenya" Balala said
"we are therefore implementing regulations that will attract more investors to tap the country's mineral wealth" Balala said during a government briefing on its achievements for the past
"we want to minimize interaction between our officers and potential investors so as reduce chances of corruption" Balala said
...The main focus is now on balancing and debottlenecking the MSP in order to progress the ramp-up to achieve nameplate throughput. "the project is historic having taken 18 years before the realization of the first export" Kenya's Mining Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said...

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Uhuru returns from Qatar state visit [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - 3 hours ago]
Kenya and Qatar sign key agreements as Presiden... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - 21 hours ago]
New mineral bill excludes counties from control [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 23 2014]
Diversify tourism products, Uhuru urges investors [Published Daily Nation - Apr 23 2014]
Balala urges Parliament to pass bill [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 18 2014]
New Mining Law To Empower Locals [Published Kenya News Agency - Apr 17 2014]
KAKAMEGA: Mining law to be in place by July, sa... [Published Daily Nation - Apr 16 2014]
New investor to mine iron ore in Taita Taveta [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 15 2014]
TNA RESPONDS TO CAMPAIGN FRAUD CLAIMS [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 12 2014]
A Kenyan mining milestone [Published The Africa Report - Apr 08 2014]
Solve conflict, county told [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 08 2014]
CABINET SCORECARD [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 05 2014]
Mining sector to contribute 3 of Kenyas GDP by ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 02 2014]
Government will not run public transport - PS Muli [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 02 2014]
Kandie: Kenya focusing on growing domestic tourism [Published ETurboNews - Apr 02 2014]
XINHUA - Mining sector to contribute 3% of Keny... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 01 2014]
State keeps power connection subsidy at Sh35,000 [Published Business Daily Africa - Apr 01 2014]
Mining sector to contribute 3% of Kenya's GDP b... [Published Individual.com - Apr 01 2014]
Kenya safe for international tourism - Kandie [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 01 2014]
Coast MPs to quit ODM for new party [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 01 2014]
Ministers give press updates [Published Daily Nation - Mar 31 2014]
Big ticket deals earn lawyers top ranking [Published Business Daily Africa - Mar 27 2014]
Kwale joins Cortec suit [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 22 2014]
Ethiopia/AU: AU Commission chair nudges Africa ... [Published African Manager - Mar 18 2014]
Base Resources' ilmenite bound for China, zirco... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Feb 18 2014]
Base Resources to ship first minerals from Kwal... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Feb 16 2014]
Base Minerals to ship first minerals from Kwale... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Feb 16 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]
Kenya Constructing Minerals Laboratory... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 31 2013]
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