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Feb
12

Copyright Infringement and Piracy Threats to Creativity

Kenya’s film, music and literature industry has witnessed tremendous growth over the years. This is evidenced by the increased number of radio and television stations, where for instance as at June 2017, Kenya had 66 television channels and 139 FM radio stations. In addition, there has been a steady increase in employment in publishing, motion […]

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Dec
20

Role of Transformative Leadership in Public Sector Reforms in Kenya

As part of its mandate to engage with stakeholders and exchange policy dialogues, KIPPRA, in collaboration with African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), brought together stakeholders in various sectors of the public service to deliberate on issues around transformative leadership in public sector reforms. Themed the ‘role of transformative leadership in public sector reforms in Kenya’, […]

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Nov
24

Effects of Uncertainty on Tourism Sector Performance during Election Period in Kenya

Tourism is a key economic activity in Kenya and contributes to economic growth and job creation through backward and forward linkages with various sectors, including hospitality (hotels and restaurants); transportation (road, sea, airline, and other passenger transportation services) and booking services (travel agents and tour operators); meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibition events; and tourism-related leisure […]

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Nov
24

A focus on Kenya’s wholesale and retail sector

KIPPRA, through its Trade and Foreign Policy Division, held a roundtable discussion with stakeholders in the wholesale and retail trade sector on 16th November 2017. Dubbed ‘Towards Effective Regulation of Kenya’s Wholesale and Retail Trade Sector’, the event attracted attendance from the Retail Trade Association of Kenya (RETRAK), Anti-Counterfeit Agency (ACA), Export Promotion Council, Kenya […]

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Nov
06

Making Kenya the Aviation Hub in Africa

The aviation industry plays a critical role in Kenya’s development agenda. The industry catalyzes other sectors such as tourism, manufacturing, horticulture and the hotel industries, which contribute billions of shillings to Kenya’s economy and also offers thousands of jobs. In 2016, for example, the aviation industry contributed Ksh58.9 billion to the economy, which represents1.1 per […]

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Oct
06

The Next Frontier in Kenya’s Automobile Industry

Kenya’s motorization rate stands at 28 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants as at 2015, translating to an estimated 2.5 million vehicles on Kenyan roads. This is in comparison to a motorization rate of 7 in Tanzania, 13 in Uganda, and 176 in South Africa. With an annual growth rate of 11 per cent, Kenya is likely […]

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