This article is written by our friends at Castor Vali, Global risk Management. They have suggested these pointers on how to ensure your business is prepared for the upcoming elections.
The Kenyan Election 2017 will involve voting for six different elected positions – President, governor, senator, MP, Woman’s representative and MCA. This has attracted at least 14,552 candidates competing for 1,882 seats.
The election date is scheduled for Tuesday 8th August 2017. Both parties/coalitions have stated that there should be no extension of the election date. However, If a delay is deemed necessary, this may require a constitutional amendment with a two third majority to approve and envisaged to extend beyond a few months.
As a result, companies and individuals should prepare themselves for all eventualities during Election 2017. It is imperative that:
Should there be moderate to significant levels of unrest, certain measures can be taken to reduce any risks that you or your business may encounter:
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