Government moves to review mining sector fees, royalties and taxes

Kenya is reviewing its mining sector financial policies as the state moves to re-examine royalties, fees and taxation within the industry.

Mining Cabinet Secretary Dan Kazungu says the move is aimed at making sure the country is getting the best royalties and fees and not being taken advantage of by mining firms.

He says the current fiscal regime is outdated since it was put in place in the colonial times and needs to be re-evaluated.

Kazungu was speaking on Monday while receiving a report on an integrated Mining Fiscal Regime, by the Extractives Hub together with Adam Smith International.