Najib Balala

Type: Person
Name: Najib Balala
Title: Minister of State, National Heritage - Ministry of Home Affairs (Kenya)
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 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 - 6 hours ago]
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 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

CABINET SCORECARD

The first year of office for President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Cabinet is over and it has had its own successes and challenges. This week Ministers went on a self appraisal media offensive with most of them reporting what they described as their achievements ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 05 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 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Kandie: Kenya focusing on growing domestic tourism

NAIROBI, Kenya – The government is focusing on growing domestic tourism to avoid huge losses when there is a drop in international tourist arrivals due to internal or global shocks.Cabinet Secretary for East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism Phyllis ... [Published ETurboNews - 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 Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

State keeps power connection subsidy at Sh35,000

The Energy ministry will maintain subsidies for new power connections beyond June, keeping the fee at Sh35,000 for households.Energy and Petroleum Principal Secretary Joseph Njoroge said on Tuesday that an ongoing study on connection charges — which will ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Apr 01 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]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Kwale joins Cortec suit

KWALE county was yesterday enjoined in a case in which Cortec Mining company moved to court to challenge the national government’s decision to revoke their licence.Judge John Mutungi ruled that the county be enjoined as interested party number eight and ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia/AU: AU Commission chair nudges Africa on mining, commodities

African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has stressed the need for Africa to act as one on issues around mining and commodities.The AUC boss made the assertion while receiving in audience here Monday the Chairman of the Governing ... [Published African Manager - Mar 18 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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KAKAMEGA: Mining law to be in place by July, sa... [Published Daily Nation - 6 hours ago]
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]
Gold search leaves two miners dead [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 14 2014]
Kenya pushes for joint war on Indian Ocean pirates [Published East African - Mar 13 2014]
Kenya not kind to high achievers [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 13 2014]
Balala party unpopular, say Muslim clerics [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 13 2014]
Balala offers party to leaders for 2017 polls [Published Daily Nation - Mar 11 2014]
Balala offers party to Coast region for 2017 [Published Daily Nation - Mar 11 2014]
Balala offers political party for Coast region [Published Daily Nation - Mar 11 2014]
Why Joho Won't Be The Next Coast Supremo [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 08 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]
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