Insights From Mckinsey: Revamping Africa’s Tax Systems To Sustain Economic Growth

By Gatuyu T.J Sleepy lions? McKinsey & Company, in their recent (2016) report, “Lions on the move: The progress and potential of African economies” aptly interrogates Africa’s immediate economic challenges and prospects. It observes, even though Africa economies are growing, they are performing below potential, and huge business building opportunities for companies remains unexploited. To … Continue reading Insights From Mckinsey: Revamping Africa’s Tax Systems To Sustain Economic Growth

Introducing the Finance Act 2016: A Brief Commentary

By Gatuyu Justice The Finance Act 2016 (the Act) is now in force. The Act makes introduces key changes in business and taxation laws in Kenya, changing the terrain, significantly. I have gone through the Act and extracted ten key changes that you need to know. Stay tuned. 1. Local shareholders, go away The Companies … Continue reading Introducing the Finance Act 2016: A Brief Commentary

Murky Oceans? Deeper Analysis on Somalia versus Kenya Maritime Dispute

By Gatuyu Justice There at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Somalia and Kenya are embroiled in a maritime legal spat. Somalia, the applicant, is raising hue with Kenya’s method of maritime delimitation in the Indian Ocean. The umpire, the ICJ, this being the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, as mandated by the … Continue reading Murky Oceans? Deeper Analysis on Somalia versus Kenya Maritime Dispute

New law will not trigger doomsday in the financial sector

By Gatuyu Justice Note: This article was first published in the Business Daily. It is available here http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Opinion-and-Analysis/New-law-will-not-trigger-doomsday-in-the-financial-sector/539548-3369402-item-1-gpf3niz/index.html Pundits of the Banking (Amendment) Act 2015 have hinged their argument on three major issues. They say interest rates should not have been regulated because exorbitant rates are driven by the cost of lending. Secondly, the government … Continue reading New law will not trigger doomsday in the financial sector