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Wairimu & Co. at the Kenya Mining Forum 2018


Founding Director, Wairimu Karanja, spoke and trained on mining laws at the Kenya Mining Forum on 12th and 13th November 2018 at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi.  Wairimu spoke on mitigating finance risks in Day 1, and trained on setting up businesses and obtaining mining licences in Day 1 and Day 2. 

The Kenya Mining Forum is an exclusive annual international platform for mining professionals in Kenya and the East African region. Read Wairimu Karanja's Expert Interview here: 

Wairimu & Co. co-hosted EAIAC 2018


Wairimu & Co. was proud to co-host the 6th Edition of the East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC) 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 30th and 31st July 2018, in partnership with GBS Africa and I-Arb Africa. Wairimu Karanja was the Conference Director.

EAIAC is an annual conference to promote international arbitration as a tool for effective dispute resolution and investment promotion in Africa. EAIAC connects arbitration practitioners in Africa and the world with the African private sector, governments, and industry players. Visit the EAIAC website for further details on the sponsors, partners and topics:

Contribution to Strathmore University's - Kenya Mining Laws Publication 2018


Founding Director Wairimu Karanja contributed to the 2018 Strathmore University Publication on Kenya's new Mining Act 2016 and Regulations: Mining Law: Commentaries on Kenya’s Framework Legislation, Edited by Ambani J. and Wasunna M. 

Wairimu's contribution critically analyses the benefits and challenges of the Mining Act provisions relating to health safety and the environment. She analysed the provisions in light of present circumstances, and compared with new country obligations international best practices, including concerns on mine closure and climate change. For further details, please email