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NGO says east African countries losing millions of dollars to multinational corporations due to unfavourable bilateral investment treaties
Author: Julius Barigaba, The East African (Kenya)
"Civil society seeks reforms to stem trade suits losses"...
- Related in-depth areas: Investment, trade, globalisation
Kenya: Danish firm M-PAYG supports small-scale fishermen access cold storage facilities to curb losses
Author: James Wanzala, Standard Digital (Kenya)
"Danish firm gifts coastal fish farmers solar-powered coolers"...
- Related in-depth areas: Climate change
Kenya: Facebook says it complied with at least one of five request for users' personal information from govt. agencies
Author: Frankline Sunday, Standard Digital (Kenya)
"State demands Kenyans' data from Facebook"...
- Related companies: Facebook
Association of Professional Societies in East call for stringent regulation of food manufacturers after suspension of food items due to safety concerns
Author: James Kariuki, Business Daily (Kenya)
"Professionals call for stringent regulation of food companies"...
Kenya's new data protection legislation an additional safeguard on data sharing by corporations & govt. agencies
Author: Yomi Kazeem, Quartz Africa
"Kenya is stepping up its citizens’ digital security with a new EU-inspired data protection law"...
The African Development Bank to focus on renewable energy & and will not fund coal projects incl. proposed Kenya coal plant
Author: Egiron Ochieng, Kenya Business Feed
"African Development Bank "Runs Away" from Controversial Kenya Coal Project"...
East Africa: Little optimism that newly introduced regulation of recruitment agencies will reduce human trafficking to the Gulf region
Author: Jillian Keenan & Njeri Rugene, Bhekisisa (South Africa)
"‘They see us as slaves’: Domestic helpers head for the Gulf despite their fears of sexual abuse"...
- Related in-depth areas: Human trafficking
Kenya: Govt. agency bans five maize millers over suspected contamination with cancer-causing aflatoxins; millers' association comments
The Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) has suspended the licences of five maize millers over the sale of substandard flour, hours before the airing of an NTV investigation that reveals how state regulators have let millers flood the market with maize...
Kenya: Proposed law to require employers & owners of commercial buildings to provide lactation rooms
Author: John Mutua, Business Daily (Kenya)
"Employers face Sh1m fine on failure to offer breastfeeding rooms"...