Industry experts offer mixed views on Kenya’s new mining law

By Liz Gyekye
Published: Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Kenya is expected to introduce a new mining law by the end of this year, or early in 2016, to attract international companies to stimulate resource sector and wider economic growth. However, industry experts expressed mixed views on the effectiveness of new legislation.

A new bill aimed at governing Kenya’s mining sector has divided opinion among industry experts over the legislation’s likely success in boosting investment in the country’s resources.

The Kenyan senate approved amendments to the new mining bill in September and these have now been returned to the national...

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