Kenya Revokes Several Mining Licenses

The government has revoked mining company licenses that were awarded between January and May 2013 as most were issued under questionable circumstances, an official has said.

Tulawaka Gold Mine.

  • Kenya:  Govt Revokes 31 Mining Licenses

    The Star, 6 August 2013

    Mining licenses issued between January and May this year have been revoked. Mining cabinet secretary Najib Balala revoked at least 31 licenses. Moses Masibo who was in charge of ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Balala Undermined Us in Revoking Licences - Traders

    Capital FM, 6 August 2013

    The Kenya Chamber of Mines has condemned the decision by Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala to revoke all mining licenses issued between January and May 2013. read more »

  • Kenya:  Traders Laud Kenya's Move to Automate Cargo Clearing At Borders

    The New Times, 6 August 2013

    Traders have welcomed Kenya's move to automate its customs entry points. According to a new policy, all border points will switch to automated electronic systems effective October ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Mining Firm Awaits Clarity On Balala Order

    Capital FM, 5 August 2013

    A company that last month got approval of its Environmental Impact Assessment for the mining and processing of niobium and rare earths in Kwale says it has not been notified of the ... read more »