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INAUGURAL COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES (CPwD) CONFERENCE CALLS FOR INCLUSION OF THE CPwD NETWORK AS AN ORGAN OF THE COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY ASSOCIATION

The Inaugural Commonwealth Parliamentarians with Disabilities (CPwD) Africa Region Conference was held in Nairobi from 14th to 18th October, 2021. The Conference, which was hosted by the Parliament of Kenya in collaboration with the Commonwealth Parliamentarians with Disabilities (CPwD) Network, brought together Members of Parliament from Kenya, Sierre Leone, South Africa, Uganda and Tanzania.

First Parliament legislator visits Parliament

The Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr. Michael Sialai this morning hosted one of the founding long-serving legislators,  Hon. Willy Kamuren who called on him.

Hon. Willy  Kamuren who served as a Member of Parliament for Baringo North from 1963-1997 had visited the Clerk of the National Assembly for exchange of experience on the currently Parliamentary system.

NHIF Bill forms top priority as House resumes tomorrow

The National Assembly resumes tomorrow for the third part of this Session after a brief hiatus, to a full in-tray, with sittings scheduled to run until December 2nd when the House is expected to break for Christmas. Top priority among others is the proposed legislation on the National Hospital Insurance Fund which is currently awaiting consideration in the Committee of the Whole House.

House ICT Committee moves to stem gaming and betting in the media

The National Assembly could soon adopt measures that will make it hard for broadcasters to operate gaming and betting programs if the House approves recommendations by regulators and industry stakeholders. Lawmakers through the Departmental Committee on Information, Communication and innovation chaired by Marakwet West MP, Hon. William Kisang are mulling over introducing a raft of amendments to the existing gaming and betting law to arrest runaway emergence of betting and gaming propagated by the broadcast media across the country.

COMMITTEE ON LABOUR ENGAGES CS, PS LABOUR ON ABUSE OF KENYANS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, SLAMS FOREIGN AFFAIRS FOR UNDERMINING THE ISSUES AT HAND

The Departmental Committee on Labour and Social welfare chaired by Mwea Member of Parliament Hon Josephat Kabinga Wachira, today met with the Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Labour; Simon Chelugui, and the Principal Secretary in the State Department for Labour; Peter Tum, to deliberate on the rising cases of abuse of immigrant Kenyan workers in the Middle East, UAE, and other foreign countries.