Colin Forbes of Base Titanium on how company engages communities

2nd October 2019

Full Transcript:  We have gone to great lengths to make sure that we are engaging with communities in these areas and we are engaging in a way that ensures that those communities are selecting their own representation.  Those who represent them are providing the communities with feedback in relation with the discussions that go on […]

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Free Prior Informed Consent in Mining

25th September 2019

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PS John Omenge speech during the Mining oil and gas Conference 2019

25th September 2019

This video documents the speech made by PS Mining Mr. John Omenge during the Annual Conference on mining, oil and gas 2019.  Watch video below:  Sharing is Caring:0

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Kenya Conference on Mining, oil and gas 2019 (photos)

24th September 2019

The conference on mining, oil and gas 2019 edition is ongoing at Safari Park. The goal of this conference is to “promote dialogue and action towards an accountable and sustainable extraction for improved livelihoods of local communities in areas with active mining oil and gas.” Below are some photo stories:      Read More: James […]

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“Mining oil and gas is largely over-legislated,” Canon Peter Karanja

24th September 2019

Canon Peter Karanja, the outgoing Secretary General of National Council of  Churches of Kenya highlight some of the challenges and recommendations for the extractives sector. The Bible-quoting man of God started by pointing out the various challenges facing the nascent extractives sector in Kenya. He started by pointing out that there are too many legislations […]

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Members of Kenyan Civil Society discussing mining, oil and gas business in Kenya.

Benefit Sharing in Kenya’s Mining industry

29th September 2018

Benefit Sharing in Kenya’s Mining industry In Kenya, all mining companies are required to pay royalties to the national government. Royalty is compensation paid to the government for minerals extracted from Kenyan soil. Read More: Human rights standards Platform for mining oil and gas 2018 Managing expectations in mining oil and gas Gregory Kituku, a […]

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Human rights standards

27th September 2018

Human rights standards When speaking about business and human rights, we refer to all types of businesses and not just the larger businesses. The following are some of the existing human rights standards: Equator Principle There are banks which are adhere to the equator principles. Standard Chartered Bank has said that after consultations, they will not […]

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Platform for Mining Oil and Gas 2018

25th September 2018

Mining Oil and gas industry is relatively new in Kenya but it has a huge potential for growth.

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Women in a rural village in Kenya discussing issues of mining and their impact on their lives.


12th June 2018

KENYA MINING ACT, 2016 This article highlights some of the prominent features of the Kenya Mining Act 2016. This law became effective on May 2016 and it affects as stakeholders in the industry. The law provides for benefit sharing of the proceeds or royalties from mining. Find below excepts from the Kenya Mining Act 2016 […]

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Cabinet Secretary for Mining Unveiled the Mineral Rights Board

20th July 2017

Kenya Cabinet Secretary for Mining Unveiled the Mineral Rights Board  After a long wait, the CS for Mining Mr. Dan Kazungu has unveiled the Mineral Rights Board. This is a very important institution under the Mining Act 2016.  The board’s functions are highlighted in Section 31 of the Mining Act, 2016. Below is an extract:  […]

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understanding Titanium mining in Kenya

6th May 2017

Understanding Titanium Mining On April, we were privileged to visit the Kwale Sands Project in Ukunda, Kwale County. Our main objective was to learn as much as possible about titanium mining at the South Coast of Kenya.   Read More: INFLATION!! The mining activities commenced on 2013. The mine produces ilmenite, rutile and zircon. These […]

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Let’s embrace Transfer Pricing to get more income from our minerals!!!

4th February 2017

PROPER TRANSFER PRICING CAN LEAD TO HIGHER REVENUES FOR AFRICAN COUNTRIES  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) beliefs that African countries can get more revenues from mining through engaging in proper transfer pricing. A few African countries have real enjoyed revenues generated from the mining industry. Still many have not. Research findings from the natural resources […]

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Ministry of Mining Plans for an air-borne Survey in Kenya to Map Minerals

30th September 2016

Posted by at 17:20 pm During the sidelines of the mining industry conference, Cabinet Secretary Dan Kazungu told media houses that the Ministry of Mining is planning to award a contract to a company to carry out survey to map minerals in the country. In Financial Year 2016/2017, the National Treasury allocated Ksh. 3 […]

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Delays in Constituting Mineral Rights Board is Hurting the Industry

29th September 2016

Posted at 5:00 am  By The delay in the appointment of a number of Mineral Rights Board members has stalled the processing of mining licence applications for 4 months. This is why hundreds of applications have been piled at the Ministry of Mining.   The board’s role is to review and approve new mining permits among […]

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