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Author: Letta Tayler, Cara Schulte & Katharina Rall, Human Rights Watch
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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