Kenya’s ban on new IPPs set to end once calm returns to Nairobi

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Issue 509 - 27 Jun 2024 - By Jon Marks | 5 minute read

Senior Kenyan officials have confirmed that the government’s moratorium on independent power projects should be lifted soon after the controversial 2024/25 budget is approved by the National Assembly. However, the passage of the finance bill has become entangled with anger over a cost-of-living crisis, with protestors storming the parliament on 25 June and even President Ruto’s apparent about-turn not calming tensions, writes Jon Marks.

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