Kenya Debates Pre-Poll Alcohol Ban


A bill that seeks to ban the consumption and sale of alcohol two days before the country's general elections is now being discussed in committee by Parliament.

Parliament has approved the pre-poll alcohol Bill.

  • Kenya:  Hoteliers Oppose Drinking Ban Before Polls

    Capital FM, 3 January 2013

    Hotel and the tourism industry players have expressed fears of losing billions of shillings if the Alcohol Drinks Control (Amendment) Bill is passed. read more »

  • Kenya:  Lawmakers Race Against Time to Pass Key Bills

    The Star, 31 December 2012

    PARLIAMENT is set to sit till 8.30 pm on Wednesday and also hold a special session on Thursday morning as Members of Parliament race against time to pass various bills before their ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Tourism Players Want Alcohol Law Changed

    East African Business Week, 10 December 2012

    The Hotel and Tourism industry players have called upon the Kenyan government to review the Alcoholic Drinks Control Act 2010, which they say continues to have adverse effects on ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Tourism Sector Demands Changes to Alcohol Law

    Capital FM, 4 December 2012

    Hotel and the tourism industry players are now calling for a review of the Alcoholic Drinks Control Act 2010, which they say continues to have adverse effects on the sector. read more »

  • Kenya:  Bill to Bar Drinking On Voting Day Now Tabled

    The Star, 12 September 2012

    A Bill seeking to outlaw consumption of liquor two days to the voting day has finally been introduced in Parliament. The Alcoholic Drinks (amendment) Bill, 2012 was introduced ... read more »